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              Books by Fleur Beale

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              Speed Freak
                

              Speed Freak (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              Exciting plot-driven book about a teenage competitive driver. Archie Barrington, fifteen, is the third generation of his family to drive karts competitively. He's good and this is the year he and his dad have decided he'll have a shot at the Challenge series of six races. If he c...omes out the winner over all then he wins the chance to race in Europe. However, he's not the only good driver after the prize. Craig is his main rival, and Craig's father is wealthy and prepared to spend whatever it takes to help his son win the Challenge. Archie doesn't let Craig worry him, but Silver Adams is another matter. She's come back into karting after a two year break and her ambition seems to be to drive her kart like a weapon of destruction to others on the track, Archie in particular. His life isn't the smoothest at home either, thanks to Dad's new girlfriend Erica who, in Archie's opinion, is ridiculously overprotective of her seven year old son Felix. Karting is the last thing in the world she intends for him to do. However, shy, reserved Felix is fascinated by the whole world of karts. Archie and Craig dice all year u first Archie wins at a Challenge meeting, but next time Craig does. Archie must win the sixth and last meeting if he's to win the series. All is going well until disaster strikes in the pre-final when he's pushed off the track and breaks an axle. That's it. Craig will go to Europe but he won't. Then Silver comes to the rescue unexpectedly and Archie is able to drive the race of his life.
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              ISBN 9781775534709
              Published NZ 6 Sep 2013
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              I Am Not Esther
               

              I Am Not Esther (Paperback, Re-issue)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              When Kirby's mother tells her she is going away for two years, and is leaving her with relatives she's never heard of, it is every teenage girl's nightmare. These relatives are members of a closed religious sect. They have no television, radio, newspapers or mirrors and Kirby mus...t wear long, modest clothes and behave in a 'Godly' way, or else. They even give her a new biblical name, Esther. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869799076
              Published NZ 2 Mar 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              I Am Rebecca
               

              I Am Rebecca (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              Life inside a religious cult becomes too much for 16-year-old Rebecca when she finds out who she is to marry. When she turns 14, Rebecca will find out who she is to marry. All the girls in her strict religious sect must be married just after their 16th birthday. Her twin sister R...achel is delighted when Saul, the boy she loves, asks to marry her. Malachi asks for Rebecca. She believes him to be a good and godly man. But will Rebecca find there is a dark side to the rules which have kept her safe? What does the future hold? Can the way ahead be so simple when the community is driven by secrets and hidden desires? Award-winning YA writer Fleur Beale's gripping sequel to the bestselling classic I am not Esther is a psychological thriller.
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              ISBN 9781775535492
              Published NZ 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              End of the Alphabet
               

              End of the Alphabet (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              Ruby Yarrow is a 14 year old who lives in a busy, loving, chaotic family with her mum, stepdad, brother and two little stepbrothers. Ruby feels a bit like a doormat - she has to help out in the family a lot while her brother doesn't. He wins lots of prizes at school and she has a... learning difficulty and needs a reader/writer to help her in exams. Ruby's surname Yarrow is at the end of the alphabet and when the roll gets called out she's always at the end and she hates it. She feels she's always at the end of the line. Not that she's a misery bag at all. She has great friends and loves clothes, fashion magazines and sewing and she's got a real knack for it. She's very keen to go on the school trip to Brazil and so gets a job to earn the money to go - works in a supermarket for an old grump, learns a bit of Portuguese, meets exchange students, doesn't get to go on the trip but stands up to her parents (gets some backbone) and starts to see herself in a much better light. There's even a bit of romance thrown in. It's about having a dream and aiming for it. But it's not sentimental, it's a great read, very real and it has a lovely upbeat tone.
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              ISBN 9781869790707
              Published NZ 20 Feb 2009
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Being Magdalene
                 

              Being Magdalene (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              The gripping sequel to the bestselling YA novels I am not Esther and I am Rebecca. Four years after Rebecca fled the religious community The Children of the Faith, twelve-year-old Magdalene bears the brunt of trying to protect and nurture her rebellious younger sister. Zillah isn...'t at all interested in behaving as befits a daughter of a Faith family, but Magdalene knows only too well the cost of rebellion. Life becomes increasingly difficult for the two girls as the Elders tighten the Rules the children must obey. Magdalene knows it is useless to appeal to their father for help and protection. He believes fully in the integrity of the Elders. His children must obey for if they do not, they will be denied salvation. But what can two children do when their lives become unbearable? Another wonderful novel by an award-winning writer.
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              ISBN 9781775537670
              Published NZ 26 Aug 2015
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Juno Of Taris
               

              Juno Of Taris (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

              Juno of Taris is the compelling new novel from Fleur Beale. It explores the struggle of Juno, a young teen on the verge of adulthood, who is torn between her need to fit in and belong in her society, and her growing discomfort and questioning of that society's rules.

              ISBN 9781869419882
              Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9781741662979
              Published NZ 4 Jul 2008
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Juno
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              Fierce September
                

              Fierce September (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              Juno and the Taris inhabitants must leave their dying island. The young people look forward to a wider life Outside, but Outside too has its problems. It is two-year-old Hera, with her uncanny ability to foresee events, who saves the Taris people from the injury and death prepare...d for them by an underground group of protestors. The people of Taris, though, have no choice but to try to live in this seemingly hostile place. The young people are entranced despite the hate campaign against them: there are the fashions, the technologies and best of all for Juno, the freedom from extreme control. Only days after the group arrives, a pandemic hits the country - this has drastic consequences for Juno and her people. Once the pandemic is over, life settles down and the question now for Juno is to find her way amongst the choices open to her, some of which cause her parents to fear she is abandoning the values they hold so dear. Juno was relieved to put Taris behind her. But Taris doesn't give up its hold so easily - she is shocked to find the island held more secrets than any of them knew. She wants to bury her head, ignore what she's discovered and forge ahead to find her own place in this new world. She falls for Ivan, a young man who seems to understand her, but love is a fey thing. What will become of her? Features a ground breaking new cross-media technique - at the end of each chapter readers will be referred to an online blog featuring additional conversations/commentary from the characters in the novel.
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              ISBN 9781869793289
              Published NZ 1 Oct 2010
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Juno
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              Heart Of Danger
                

              Heart Of Danger (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              "Juno and her family arrive at their new home, but almost immediately danger threatens Hera and they move to Willem's protection in New Plymouth, the city Juno most hoped to avoid. Fairlands school is too like Taris, and Hilto's son Thomas is a pupil there. The handsome Ivor is a...lso there and soon begins to pay attention to Juno in a way she finds both confusing and exciting. Juno's special mind powers are called upon to help her save Hera"--Supplied by publisher. Suggested level: secondary.
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              ISBN 9781869795436
              Published NZ 2 Sep 2011
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Juno
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              The Boy In the Olive Grove
                

              The Boy In the Olive Grove (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              On the night of her seventeenth birthday Bess Grey sees images of a witch-burning unfold in front of her as if in a movie. She also sees images from a different time lovers, and the girl, she's sure is was u herself. When she meets Nick she recognises him as the boy. There's an i...mmediate connection. However when her father nearly dies from a heart attack there's no time to brood as Bess tries to save her father's business. She falls in love with Nick but her difficult mother interferes, forcing Bess to make the hardest decision of her life.She must decide whether to lose her mother or the boy she loves.
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              ISBN 9781869799861
              Published NZ 7 Sep 2012
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Dirt Bomb
                  

              Dirt Bomb (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Beale, Fleur

              Jake's life is sweet. He's got no money and doesn't have a mobile, but he's got two best mates; Buzz and Robbie. Buzz is generous and doesn't mind buying stuff for his mates. Jake wouldn't change a thing. But then Robbie has the idea of the century: rescue the old wreck from the ...ditch and make it into a paddock basher. Yes! Buzz, however, puts a spanner in the works by saying he's not paying for it all. Even stevens or no deal. Robbie gets a job. Jake refuses. It's just not his style to work for a boss. But he desperately wants to drive that car, and the others are going to go ahead without him. The summer holidays are looming ahead of him in a desert of boredom and friendlessness. He needs a game plan...
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              ISBN 9781869795474
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              Language en
              Published NZ 6 May 2011
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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