Leaper Lane, Volume 1

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Jane Curry Publishing, 2006 - Children's stories - 206 pages
Eleven-year-old Jack Lane is a little kid with a lot on his mind - a new city, a new school, and a new football code.Life isn't easy when he moves from Melbourne to Sydney and has to give up Aussie Rules. But things soon get heaps better. Jack gets hooked on rugby league and joins his local club, the Wanderers. After a shaky start the team learns Jack can leap as high as any of them. And he has the best kicking boot in junior league. So it's goodbye 'Midget' and hello 'Leaper'.But will injury sideline him? Will he make the cut for The Footy Show junior kicking competition? And will he ever get his mum and dad back together again?

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About the author (2006)

Stephen Measday is a bestselling children's author ('A Pig Called Francis Bacon' and 'The News They Didn't Use' have both been listed as Notable Books by the Children's Book Council) and award-winning scriptwriter ('Blue Heelers', 'Hi 5').

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