Rock Steady

Joanne MacGregor

The eco-warriors are back in this funny, exciting sequel to Turtle Walk. This time they aim to save the country's invaluable rock art heritage, but along the way, they will discover that there are other things worth taking a stand for.
Date Published :
September 2013
Publisher :
Protea Boekhuis
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ISBN : 9781869199036

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Samantha Steadman, and her best friends smart-mouthed Jessie Delaney and politician’s daughter Nomusa Gule, are back at boarding school, in grade 9, and they are up against a whole new set of challenges. Their creepy new Science teacher – the Poison Dwarf - takes delight in tormenting Sam, and she’s started counting and checking everything in a way that has her friends worried about her sanity. Add to that Sam’s determination to uncover and stop the illegal trade in San rock art, a blossoming new romance (or two), and a dangerous survival competition in the mountains which will endanger the trio’s lives, and Sam will need all her wits and courage to stand steady. Together they will need to find the strength to cope, and the hope that comes from knowing that individuals can make a difference. The book is aimed primarily at middle-school children, between the ages of 9 and 14 years. Girls are the chief protagonists in the story, so presumably it would mostly attract female readers, but the story is not very “girly”. The girls are strong characters who do their own rescuing and make a real difference in the world.

About The Author

A born and bred Johannesburger, Joanne Macgregor is a Counselling Psychologist in private practice, where she works primarily with victims of trauma and crime. She started her professional life as a high school English Teacher and has always been in love with words.

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