Write-A-Book-In-A-Day - 2008 Teams and Books
Primary Schools CategoryPoynter Primary School
wrote Life at Dipro Park.
Chicken the Emu lives a peaceful, lonely life at DiproPark until he meets an unqualified doctor called Tammy. Tammy is a little crazy and helps Chicken the Emu to get into more trouble. The gardener who hates Chicken with passion gets really angry and tries to capture Chicken twice. Will he succeed or will Chicken escape with the help of his friend Tammy? Poynter Primary School
wrote Saving Jade.
This story is about a young teacher and a shooter trying to save a young Joey called Jade. Will they make it in time? ... Read and find out. Poynter Primary School
wrote Little Green Men.
When a small girl, Lola, is moving to Australia her ship blows off course. Her ship crashes and she floats on a wooden plank to a giant iceberg. On this iceberg there is a stranded aboriginal named Kamberang and a Martian named Yoda. As they are trying to survive, their time on the iceberg is made worse because of an invasion of Martians, just like Yoda. Will the trio survive and fight off the Martians or will the Martians be able to achieve their evil plot? St Michael's Primary School
wrote Perfect Hair, Floating Air, A Bit of a Scare.
Dayzee Becavrio is the most stuck up, full of herself movie star. She is shooting a movie on Lacepede Island when there is a cyclone, leaving her to take shelter in a beached shipwreck. Dayzee is stranded on the island with a ghost and a Chinese dragon who are trying to transform her into a kind-hearted person instead of the self-centred lady that she is. Will she change or not? Will she ever get home? Great read for ages 10-14.. Gold Coast Writers Force
wrote The Mystery of Shepton Creek.
Danielle has just turned thirteen, but with her mum always working, the only one who seems to care is her best friend Jay. Ever since her father died, her relationship with her mother has slowly fallen apart. Being a teenager is difficult for any girl, but Danielle feels more alone and afraid than ever. No one notices when her mum's boyfriend, Frank, starts acting suspiciously, so it is up to her to investigate and save the coral reef along the way.
Secondary Schools CategoryMelville SHS - Team America
wrote Blue Cheese.
This is the epic love triangle between man, woman and mammoth. When the ancient fossil of a mammoth is discovered, Hubert the scientist attempts to resurrect it. Will things work out for Hubert and Marge, even when Marge loves the Mammoth? Or will things go horribly wrong...? Melville SHS - Team Supremo
wrote The Vampire's Pendant.
The Vampire's Pendant is the story of detective Steve Johnson, a policeman who moves to the city to discover the reason behind some mysterious disappearances around Fremantle Prison. When he reaches the city of Fremantle he meets the girl of his dreams, Vivian, but things don't seem to work out in the end as Vivian has a secret that no one would ever expect... Melville SHS - New Justice Team
wrote Seal Rescue.
Akhmed, a simple Palestinian man, comes to Australia and BOOM he is a super star! Helped by an ordinary journalist, Britney McGregor, he unravels an unsolved mystery that has been snooping around. The truth lies at Maen Beach, where stranded seals have been washed up. How will Akhmed and Britney save the seals in time? Melville SHS - WABIAD Team
wrote Race for the Forest.
It's a race against time and nature as Jen Taylor, famous mountaineer, attempts to save the Ameleen Rainforest from the greedy hands of a theme-park developer, Thrakenvoust. It will take all of her strength and then the help of two unlikely friends to save the day. Will she succeed or fail in the face of her enemies? "Invigorating" The Hillbilly TimesMelville SHS - TWS Publishing Team
wrote Magic Carpet.
Oliver, an ex-magician/entertainer, and Charlotte, a dodgy carpet saleswoman, embark on an epic journey to Africa in the most unlikely situation. But will Oliver and Charlotte find the true link between them, and can they save the White Rhino species in time? "Truly a work of art" Natasha Butler Melville SHS - Kewl Team
From a rich life of luxury and top-notch service, to being poor, homeless and hungry in the space of one day, Lucas, better known as Bones, had it all, untill his parents were killed in a car crash. Taken in by an elite group of skin-heads known as the 'Moonstompers' at the age of ten, inducted into the group at the age of fifteen, Bones is pulled into the world of men. Moonstompers is a book about brotherhood, pride, love and finding the light at the end of the tunnel, and is sure to warm the hardest of hearts.Caroline Chisolm College - Year 11 Team
wrote The General Deception.
Deep within the shadowing heights of the Blue Mountains, a pursuit for liberation exists. A kangaroo dictator known by the name of General dominates human society, forcing them to life undergroud. Hope for humans has emerged in the form of Echi, a courageous yet frightened echidna, who has rebelled against General. He leads the society into battle, challenging the hearts of both humans and animals to accept co-existence... although who can imagine the possibilities? Caroline Chisolm College - Year 9 Team
wrote Two Hearts, One Love.
Will her heart's desire be fulfilled when her two kids finally re-unite? As the twins eagerly set out in order to find the treasures of their mother's heart, they open a whole new world.Caroline Chisolm College - Year 7 Team
wrote The Legend. Adventures of Antonio and Hayley.
What happens when a pizza parlour chef and a circus performer meet in a restaurant and discover the legend of the Ballarat Gold Mine? Well, one thing is for sure, nothing good could possibly come of this. Hayley Thomas and Antonio Porterelli are old school enemies but when they hear about something amazing down at the mine, they are quick to go down to try and discover the treasure that has been hidden for 300 years. They become involved in the myth of the treasure and the curse of the mine.Shenton College
wrote Little Flower.
It felt so real; was it all a dream? A figment of his imagination? Fourteen year old Oscar thinks he has finally found a friend amongst a world of foes, but will their friendship be strong enough to withstand endless challenges? Oscar needs money to fulfil his one dream, to get an athletic scholarship, while the school bullies are determined to make his life hell. This exquisite tale of an athletic boy who finds friendship in the form of a mysterious girl and her Chinese dragon pulls at the heartstrings of anyone who opens this tale.Shenton College
wrote Dr Ride and the Quartz Pyramid.
Join Joy Ride on her captivating adventure to find a cure for global warming. The world has flooded due to the immense effects of global warming, and it's a humanitarian disaster! People are getting diseases, and there is worldwide chaos. Dr Ride, a young scientist, is determined to find a solution. But is this solution hidden within the depths of the Quartz Pyramid?.St Joseph's College 1, Hunters Hill
wrote The Burnt Laugh.
Charlie, a famous comedian, was having a great night after he finished his last show. Drinking a bottle of vodka he looked like a hobo. He then smashes his $400,000 Aston Martin suffering 3rd degree burns on the right side of his face. He meets a nice nurse named Hilary who then decides to go out with his brother, George. Out of jealousy he plots to kill them. Read on to find out what happens to Charlie.St Joseph's College 2, Hunters Hill
wrote From the Ashes.
From the Ashes is a book about peer pressure, friendships and the love of a family. Its main character is a 14 year old boy named Daniel Matthews. It deals with teen issues such peer pressure, drugs and feeling secure. What will Daniel do in his desperate quest to find friends and a stable family?.St Joseph's College 3, Hunters Hill
wrote Whatever it Takes.
When young Oscar’s big brother is bitten by a lethal snake, the odds are stacked against them. The last of their family, Oscar and his brother Shane must do everything within their power to save Shane’s life. In a race against time, they meet friends and find family, which they will need to overcome lethal barriers trying to end any possibilities of saving Shane. Along the way they experience heart wrenching losses, feelings of ecstasy and a love they never knew. A heart-warming story about the will to save a loved one, and todo ‘Whatever It Takes’ ‘An uplifting, moving and riveting story of friends and family…one of the best reads of the century’ Bookworms WeeklySt Joseph's College 4, Hunters Hill
wrote Guru Ganing.
The Australian outback is a dangerous place. Scientists Sarah Boyd and Mike “Robbo” Robinson and their long time friend, Seth Williams, find this out the hard way. Seth, the owner of one of Sydney’s most recognised art galleries, has invited Sarah to the opening of his new exhibition. While at this exhibition Sarah spots an artwork which reminds her of an article which she recently read. This article spoke of an unexplored cave under Lake Eyre. After speaking to Seth and her fiancé and fellow scientist, Robbo, they all set out to the small town of Birdsville in South Australia. From here they set out for Lake Eyre. Upon arrival they find the underground cave and more than they bargained for…. Recommended for ages 12-14 years.St Joseph's College 5, Hunters Hill
wrote Parrot Talk.
Samantha, John and J.J. all sat on the metro line to the CBD. John propped up his guitar on his knees. J.J. sat up on Samantha’s Lap. John looked at her. She looked beautiful. Her blonde hair flowed down to her waist. She was wearing a beautiful purple dress she made herself on set in her spare time. She was as trim as any of the models on her set and far prettier. Samantha’s briefcase was falling apart but she didn’t care.St Joseph's College 6, Hunters Hill
wrote Rainbow Durrin.
In the 1800s, the Australian outback was a harsh place. Dreamtime magic fills the air and bushrangers rule the land. Henry Dawson is a modest tailor whom supplies ‘One-shot Splinter’ and the Splinter Gang with enchanted suites, making them invulnerable to harm. When Henry Dawson’s wife Elizabeth takes a turn for the worse with her sickness, Dawson looks to the great Shaman for answers. Henry Dawson must make the ultimate sacrifice to save his wife and restore the legend of the Dreamtime, much to the frustration of the Splinter Gang. Henry Dawson must strive for the greater good and stand up to injustice, but the burning question is, will he be too late? Recommended for 12 – 14 years of ageLake Joondalup Baptist College Team
wrote The Promise.
1940. Miss Vivian Smith was thrust into a world of battle, passion and responsibility. As a nurse, Vivian was subject to helping the injured soldiers. Enter Alan Coulthard, a young ambitious officer respected and admired by commanders and officers alike. There was a connection between them that neither could describe, nor deny. The Marian College Team 1
wrote Bec to the Future.
A journalist, a fashion model... and a pink flamingo. Becky is blonde, stunning... and unbearably stupid. Carlos is smart, handsome... and poverty stricken. What happens when Becky and a bathroom door collide? And what does a flamingo have to do with all this? ...Good question. The Marian College Team 2
wrote Duck Wars.
Diana was sick and tired of living in the desert in the middle of the outback. Until she met an unusual friend….Now she must join him in the ultimate battle against the evil Dr. Theodore and save the world against his wrath. An interesting tale full of robots, a duck and a very unlikely friendship.The Marian College Team 3
wrote Taken by Chance.
This is a story about the highs and lows of growing up. It details the hectic week in the life of a 20 year old male, Ross. Ross is trying to earn a living being a pizza delivery guy. His life changes when he loses control of his van and crashes. He loses his job, his car and his girlfriend. But his life changes dramatically when he meets up with the girl who saved his life, Diana. This story underlines the issues faced by young people when they are trying to get their lives in order. The Marian College Team 4
wrote The Reunion.
Could you imagine being trapped in a dark, deserted mine. No one around you, no one to comfort you, to talk to you or to ease your pain. Only in your dreams right? Well for Rebecca it’s all reality. Her mother, Delilah and Rebecca have been trapped in a dark, cold mine for some time now. One night while Delilah was asleep, she and Rebecca were separated and haven’t seen each other since that night. Who will save them? Will anyone save them? Will they ever see each other again? Within the pages of this thrilling, heart breaking novel, all will be revealed. The St Andrew's College Team
wrote Fortune's Fool.
Enclosed in the brown dirtied walls of the filthy jail of 1909, Robyn was once again punished for something she did not do. Robyn is on the run again, only this time she’s trapped in a completely different time period with no way back. After being tricked by the psychic Violet, Robyn is left with no choice but to team up with Gus, the talking Lace Goanna, in an effort to track down Violet, clear her name and return home. But can she catch the real culprit and find her way back before she is framed once again? The Terra Sancta College Senior Team
wrote Swan Valley.
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wrote Scorlett in the Night.
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