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Alex /

Duder, Tessa.

Alex / Tessa Duder. - Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 1998. - 176 pages ; 22 cm. - Alex quartet ; 1. . - Alex quartet ; 1. .

Cover subtitle: She wants to be a champion. Originally published: Auckland, N.Z. : Oxford University Press, 1987.

Fifteen-year-old Alex struggles to overcome personal trauma and hardship as she competes with her arch rival for a place on the New Zealand swimming team participating in the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.

0141301287 (pbk.) : $12.95


Olympics Rome, Italy) 1960 : --Juvenile fiction.
Swimming--Juvenile fiction.
Self-confidence--Juvenile fiction.


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New Zealand fiction--20th century.

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