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Alex / Tessa Duder.

By: Duder, Tessa.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Duder, Tessa. Alessandra: 01.; Alex: 1.; Alex: ; 1: ; Alex quartet: 1.Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 2003Description: 176 pages ; 20 cm.Content 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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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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