AustLit logo
image of person or book cover 5056000629388393740.jpg
Cover image courtesy of publisher.
y separately published work icon The Flyaway Girls single work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Flyaway Girls
The material on this page is available to AustLit subscribers. If you are a subscriber or are from a subscribing organisation, please log in to gain full access. To explore options for subscribing to this unique teaching, research, and publishing resource for Australian culture and storytelling, please contact us or find out more.

AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'Telia makes her movements graceful as well as technically perfect. And when she finishes with a full straight-body twist – something I have never been able to do – her delighted grin makes everybody else smile. Even the judges.

'Even me.

'Even though I am wishing, more than anything, that I could perform like that. And knowing, with a horrible sinking feeling, that I never will.

'Chelsea is the hardest worker in her gymnastics club and she's determined to make the Nationals team, and then the Olympics.

'But new girl Telia has more natural talent. Chelsea gets jealous, which feels awful, because she really likes Telia, who isn't stuck-up like some other girls at gym. And it's not only envy that's bothering Chelsea – she's got family issues to worry about and her school friends are acting weird.

'It's time for Chelsea to figure out what's really important – and just maybe take a leap into the unknown…' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2015 .
      image of person or book cover 5056000629388393740.jpg
      Cover image courtesy of publisher.
      Extent: 240p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 26/08/2015
      ISBN: 9780143308652

Works about this Work

Review : The Flyaway Girls Wendy Noble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , February 2016;

— Review of The Flyaway Girls Julia Lawrinson , 2015 single work children's fiction
The Flyaway Girls by Julia Lawrinson Dianne Bates , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , September 2015;

— Review of The Flyaway Girls Julia Lawrinson , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : The Flyaway Girls Katy Gerner , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , September 2015;

— Review of The Flyaway Girls Julia Lawrinson , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : The Flyaway Girls Katy Gerner , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time , September 2015;

— Review of The Flyaway Girls Julia Lawrinson , 2015 single work children's fiction
The Flyaway Girls by Julia Lawrinson Dianne Bates , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , September 2015;

— Review of The Flyaway Girls Julia Lawrinson , 2015 single work children's fiction
Review : The Flyaway Girls Wendy Noble , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Good Reading , February 2016;

— Review of The Flyaway Girls Julia Lawrinson , 2015 single work children's fiction
Last amended 27 May 2015 11:23:50
X