All the Little Tricky Things
It's the start of the summer holidays and twelve-year-old Bertie is worried. Next year she's going to a high school in the city, while all her friends stay behind in Merri, the small town she's lived in all her life.
To help her feel better prepared for high school, her best friend, Claire, makes a list of tasks Bertie has to complete over the summer. They start working through the list together, only to find that some of the cracks in their friendship are beginning to show. Soon, Bertie's not even sure she'll have one friend by the end of the summer.
All the Little Tricky Thingsis a charming, heartfelt novel about a time when everything is changing, and a girl who's trying to make sense of it all.
Karys McEwenis the current president of the Victorian branch of the Children's Book Council of Australia. She is also a school librarian, and she is passionate about the role libraries and literature play in the wellbeing of young people. She has been a columnist for Books+Publishingand her work has appeared in library journals such as Synergy , Inciteand Connections. All the Little Tricky Thingsis her debut middle-grade novel.
Publication Date: 03-May-2022
Publisher: Text Publishing Company