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y separately published work icon By the River single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 2004... 2004 By the River
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Units Teaching this Work

Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon By the River Steven Herrick , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1170535 2004 single work novel young adult (taught in 2 units)

'Harry Hodby lives in a sleepy town on the bend of a sluggish river in Australia. Harry spends most of his time swimming in Pearce Swamp, eating watermelon with his brother and dad, escaping schoolyard bullies, being in love with the secretary, and racing through butterflies in Cowpers Paddock. But life in this small river town isn't always easy. Harry's mother died when he was seven, and his friend Linda was swept away in a flood. Harry yearns to leave town even though he knows that people who get away never come back. His father has told him how to get out of town, but there's a mystery that he needs to solve before he can go...'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Front Street ed.)

Young Adult Fiction Macquarie University 2014 (Session 2)
y separately published work icon By the River Steven Herrick , Crows Nest : Allen and Unwin , 2004 Z1170535 2004 single work novel young adult (taught in 2 units)

'Harry Hodby lives in a sleepy town on the bend of a sluggish river in Australia. Harry spends most of his time swimming in Pearce Swamp, eating watermelon with his brother and dad, escaping schoolyard bullies, being in love with the secretary, and racing through butterflies in Cowpers Paddock. But life in this small river town isn't always easy. Harry's mother died when he was seven, and his friend Linda was swept away in a flood. Harry yearns to leave town even though he knows that people who get away never come back. His father has told him how to get out of town, but there's a mystery that he needs to solve before he can go...'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Front Street ed.)

Young Adult Fiction Macquarie University 2015 (Semester 2)
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