Alex / Tessa Duder.Material type: TextSeries: Duder, Tessa. Alessandra ; 01.Alex ; 1. | Alex | . 1. | Alex quartet ; 1.Publication details: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 2003Description: 176 pages ; 20 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780143318040 (pbk.); 0143318047 (pbk.)Subject(s): Olympic Games (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy) -- Juvenile fiction | Olympics (17th : 1960 : Rome, Italy) -- Juvenile fiction | Swimming -- Juvenile fiction | Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction, New Zealand -- Juvenile fiction | New Zealand -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand. | Teenage fiction, New Zealand. | Children's stories, New Zealand. | Teen fiction. | Children's fiction. DDC classification: Young Adult Summary: 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: secondary.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
The moving and inspiring story of Alex, a champion swimmer. Alex is swimming to qualify for the Olympic Games. In the past year she has fallen in love and has known what it is to lose - in swimming and in life.
"The first novel in the brilliant Alex series."--Cover.
Novel for young adults.
First 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: secondary.
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