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Coming home to roost / Mary-Anne Scott.

By: Scott, Mary-Anne, 1960- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 253 pages : 20 cm.ISBN: 9781775538592; 1775538591.Subject(s): Teenage pregnancy -- Teen fiction | Teenage fathers -- Teen fiction | Coming of age -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Young adult fiction, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.3 Summary: "Elliot is on the run from a situation that's just too big to handle. Sooner or later, though, it's going to catch up with him. The question is, will he turn and face it head on - or will he let it run him over?"--Publisher information.
List(s) this item appears in: NZ Childrens Book Awards 2017
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Teen Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
Teen
Teen Fiction SCOT (Browse shelf) Available i2166950
Teen Fiction Kaponga LibraryPlus
Teen
Teen Fiction SCOT (Browse shelf) Available i2167277
Teen Fiction Stratford
Teen
Teen Fiction SCO (Browse shelf) Available A00781195
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Elliot is on the run from a situation that's just too big to handle. Sooner or later, it's going to catch up with him. <br> <br> Elliot's in need of a fresh start, so he's dispatched to a new city to work as an apprentice electrician. His boss, Arnie, is an ex-naval officer whose bad temper and frequent advice don't make for easy living - but Elliot's out of options.<br> <br> Elliot is just settling into some sort of routine when a disturbing rumour surfaces about his ex-girlfriend, Lena.<br> <br> As Lena tries to track him down, Elliot dives for cover. But a problem this big only attracts more problems, and, after a shocking workplace accident, they're all going to catch up with him at once.<br> <br> The question is, will Elliot come out of hiding and face them head on?<br> <br> Coming Home to Roost is a fast-paced, bighearted novel about an age-old situation, from the award-winning author of Snakes and Ladders .

Novel for young adults.

"Elliot is on the run from a situation that's just too big to handle. Sooner or later, though, it's going to catch up with him. The question is, will he turn and face it head on - or will he let it run him over?"--Publisher information.

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