Star Performance


Tags: Coming of Age, Crime, Drama, School, Violence, Workplace, Young Adult, .

Desc: Young Adult Story: 16 y/o Hal Smith is a quiet, unassuming teen boy with a bad knee and no dreams. Taught to help people, he does; without thinking before acting. In Year Ten in a new city and school, it's a year of living in interesting times as he's often in the wrong place at the wrong time doing the right thing. He'd once dreamt of being an international athlete and had the skills to make them true, but lost them helping a stranger; and delivered a Star Performance greater than most athletes can ever do.


All rights reserved 2010 by Ernest Bywater

Cover Art

The background image is NGC 1999 by NASA& STScI, and in the public domain - NASA MP Photo Guidelines, 12.05.08. The Athletics pictogram is in the public domain as a black figure. The trimming, manipulation, and adding of text is by Ernest Bywater. All rights to the cover image are reserved by the copyright owners.

July 2016 Edition

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Table of Contents

Part 01
First Week
First Monday

The Mall

Next Day
Some Explanations

Part 02
The Date
The Next week
More Trouble

Next Day
Outcomes of the Non-fight

Part 03
Late October
Funny Visitors
Shopping Surprise

Part 04
Later in December
Charity Concert
The Next Few Weeks
Police Activities

Part 05
Chinese Checkers
Special Plays

Reliving the Past

Part 06
At the Hospital
Next Day
The Following Months
Ceremonial Chaos
Murder, Bloody Murder

Back to Today
Chinese New Year
Australian Awards

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