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Paper cranes don't fly / Peter Vu.

By: Vu, Peter [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Ormond, Victoria : Ford Street Publishing, 2017Copyright date: ©2017Description: 298 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781925272765 (paperback).Other title: Paper cranes do not fly.Subject(s): Sick -- Juvenile fiction | Quakers -- Juvenile fiction | Friends -- Juvenile fiction | Australian fiction | Young adult fictionDDC classification: A823.4 Summary: This story describes the life of a cancer patient in a way that no other young adult book does, focusing not just on living with cancer, but going through it, with the help of patience, love, and friendship. Despite the ever-growing tumour in his head, Adam just wishes he was normal. This is until his latest operation, when everything seems like a lost hope, and he knows he isn't normal. He doesn't know what to do, because there is nothing he can do. All he feels he has left are his friends. But that may be all he needs.
List(s) this item appears in: Inky Awards 2018
Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Junior Deer Park Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T VU Available IA1550799
Junior Sydenham Library (DIY)
Teenage Fiction T VU Issued 16/12/2018 IA1550804
Total reserves: 0

This story describes the life of a cancer patient in a way that no other young adult book does, focusing not just on living with cancer, but going through it, with the help of patience, love, and friendship. Despite the ever-growing tumour in his head, Adam just wishes he was normal. This is until his latest operation, when everything seems like a lost hope, and he knows he isn't normal. He doesn't know what to do, because there is nothing he can do. All he feels he has left are his friends. But that may be all he needs.

Age range 13+

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