The Kids of Welles Bend

Five kids. Five different disabilities. Five lives about to be changed.

Formats: ebook $4.99
Genre/s: contemporary, disability
Audience: middle grade
Length: short story
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Tamsin has been bounced from foster home to foster home. Now she’s living on the remote coast of Tasmania, wondering if she’s ever going to fit in anywhere.
Then she finds a fur seal on the beach, its body tangled in fishing line.
Can Tamsin help the seal? And can the seal help Tamsin break free of the past?

Formats: ebook $1.99
Genre/s: contemporary, disability
Audience: middle grade
Length: short story
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Lara has cerebral palsy. The doctors said she’d never walk.
She proved them wrong.
Now Lara’s got another goal, and she’s sworn her older sister Allie to secrecy.
All will be revealed at Welles Bend Primary School’s Year Six Graduation.
But can Lara and her friend Tamsin pull off their daring plan, and convince Lara’s parents to let her follow her dream?

Formats: ebook $1.99
Genre/s: contemporary, disability
Audience: middle grade
Length: short story
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Dean’s father works at Welles Bend Wildlife Park.
Dean has been friends with one of the squirrel monkeys, Allukah, ever since he went deaf seven years ago.
But Dean has a secret, one that happened by accident, and one that he can’t tell anyone about.
Until Allukah needs his help, and he has no choice…

Formats: ebook $1.99
Genre/s: contemporary, disability
Audience: middle grade
Length: short story
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Brad runs because it’s the one thing in his life he can do right.
And what makes it better is he can see Beauty, the white pony he’s befriended, every day.
But when Beauty goes missing after a storm, can Brad find her?
Or will his past behaviour put the pony’s safety – and her life – in danger?

Formats: ebook $2.99
Genre/s: contemporary, disability
Audience: middle grade
Length: short story
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Damien is almost blind. He does well at school, and looks after his own half-blind pony.
He even found a way to help Brad, the school bully, to find his way past some of his own troubles.
Now Damien needs help.
He has a dream, a dream he’s kept to himself for years.
And the only one who can help him is Brad.
But does he trust Brad enough to put his safety in the former bully’s hands?

Formats: ebook $2.99
Genre/s: contemporary, disability
Audience: middle grade
Length: short story
Available from your favourite retailer here.