Being Jimmy Baxter
Published: 2023 by Puffin Australia
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
A coming-of-age middle grade novel about surviving the odds, unlikely friendships and the magical music of Elvis. It's not eggsactly easy being Jimmy Baxter 'cause- The real Jimmy's hiding inside. Ned Kelly's giving him the evil eye. Mum's stopped going to work and stays in bed. There's no eggs in the fridge - or anything else. And there's new jobs, bad-at-school brains and a whole lot of trouble called Duke. But then . . . there's Mac.