Xavier in the Meantime

Xavier in the Meantime

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Sometimes Xavier wakes up feeling hopeless. Every new doctor ... this will fix it. Removing him from school ... this will fix it. The therapy group ... this will fix it. And his dad moving out. Maybe, this will fix it. His daily affirmations seem to be helping, yet the black dog never really goes away. But Xavier has a plan. Enlisting the help of best friend Aster, he tries to convince his dad to turn the family hogget farm into a therapy retreat for the group session kids. But he is up against decades of tradition, his parents who are on a "break," and the spectre of the black dog. Can Xavier learn to cherish the moments in between the struggles-the moments in the meantime? Companion to 'Aster's Good, Right Things'.
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  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 127 x 203mm
  • Australia
  • 064521809X
  • 9780645218091

About Kate Gordon

Multi-award winning author Kate Gordon grew up in a small town by the sea in Tasmania, and currently resides in Hobart. Her recent publications include the young adult novel Girl Running, Boy Falling (Rhiza Edge); Writing Clementine (A&U), for which she received the 2016 IBBY Ena Noel award; The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn (UQP); and the first four books in her junior fiction series Juno Jones (Yellow Brick Books). She received the CBCA Book of the Year - Younger Readers 2021 award for her novel Aster's Good, Right Things.
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