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Alex / Tessa Duder.

By: Duder, Tessa, 1940- [author,, editor.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Duder, Tessa, Alex: book 1.Publisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Puffin Books, 1998Description: 176 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0143318047; 0141301287 .Other title: In lane three, Alex Archer | In lane 3, Alex Archer.Subject(s): Olympic Games (17th :, 1960 : Rome, Italy) -- Children's fiction | Swimming -- Children's fiction | Self-confidence -- Children's fiction | New Zealand -- Children's fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories, New Zealand.DDC classification: NZ823.2 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: intermediate, secondary.
List(s) this item appears in: NCEA Wide Reading - Level one fiction | Hawera Reading Vine
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Junior Fiction Hāwera LibraryPlus
Children's
Children's Fiction DUDE (Browse shelf) 1 Available I2086726
Teen Fiction Stratford
Teen
Teen Fiction DUD (Browse shelf) 1 Available A00497031
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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.

Cover subtitle: She wants to be a champion.

Novel for young adults.

Originally 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: intermediate, secondary.

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