Fourteen-year-old Dan Cereill is not having a good year:
- His father has just announced that he's gay and left the family...
- So, his mother has moved them into his deceased great-aunt's home...
- Which means that he has to attend to a new school..
- And on top of all that, he has a crush on the gorgeous girl next door (who just happens to be in his homeroom class)
Fiona Wood is an Australian author, and her debut novel sweetly portrays the coming of age of her young hero. Readers will laugh with Dan and cheer him on, as he tries to navigate his new life.
Readers who enjoy this title may also enjoy other Aussie YA authors, such as Nick Earls, Jaclyn Moriarty, Lili Wilkinson, and Rebecca Sparrow.