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Book: Frack off - Trouble in the High Country and the Kimberley (trouble the water) by Michael Mardel

Book: Frack off - Trouble in the High Country and the Kimberley (trouble the water) by Michael Mardel

categories: Book, Trouble the Water, Transman, Civil Disobedience, The Nun Story, Action Gold, Young Adult Fiction

Michael Mardel

Author Michael Mardelabout this book: Willow is 12 years old and is home schooled. She is woken one night by a bulldozer next to her house. The frackers have arrived. She cannot stay with all this racket, even though it is her home, albeit a miner's hut. She stays in the city until the police arrive and take her and her mother, Julie, back to their hut as the bulldozer and the driver have disappeared. All is revealed when Willow's dog, Rusty, finds the driver down a mineshaft which then led to them finding gold. How did he get there and where is the bulldozer? Julie and Willow set up a blockade to stop any more trucks on their land and when there's a moratorium, they visit their friends in Broome and join another blockade. Will they win?

You need to read this book because:

• It will tell you about fracking and lock-the-gate

• You will meet alternative lifestyles

• There is a mystery

• You will travel to Broome in the WA tropics

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