Ironbark

Ironbark

by Barry Jonsberg

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Ironbark by Barry Jonsberg

I'm miserable and sixteen. In that order.

Sixteen can be a tough time. And it's almost unmanageable for a wisecracking boy whose temper is white-hot. As a consequence he is sentenced to a time-out with his reclusive grandfather in a primitive shack in the forest. There is little to do except chop wood and watch the red-eyed wallabies gather at dusk. They are an unlikely couple: a taciturn old man who prefers the simple life, and a volatile boy addicted to the technology of the 21st century—and yet a bond blossoms between them. But denied access to much he desires, and feeling provoked by a local cop cynical of city folk, the boy's frustration grows. And when he encounters situations he can't control, anything could happen.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781741149555
Publisher: Allen & Unwin Pty., Limited
Publication date: 03/30/2010
Pages: 210
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: HL660L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 Years

About the Author

Barry Jonsberg is the author of Am I Right or Am I Right?, The Crimes and Punishments of Miss Payne, and Dreamrider.

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