Paper Cranes Don’t Fly
For Adam Auttenberg, hospital is like a second home. With Tess, AJ and Rachael by his side, it’s even bearable. Facing the toughest challenge of his life, all Adam has to help him are his friends. But will they be enough?
This story describes the life of a cancer patient in a way that few other young adult books do, focusing not just on living with cancer, but going through it, with the help of patience, love and friendship.
A helpful illustration of the enduring friendships and relationships that come together when dealing with a significant health crisis. The authors lived experience comes through and provides rich content for reflection.'
Paper Cranes Don’t Fly is beautifully and realistically written.'
Winner of the 2018 Gold INKY Award
- Reading Age
- RRP (AUD)
- Young Adult
Peter Vu was six years old when he was diagnosed with a brainstem glioma. It was after the life-changing experience of his last surgery in Year 10 that he was led to write his debut novel, Paper Cranes Don’t Fly. He is currently a student and has ambitions of one day becoming a full-time writer.
Ford Street Publishing
Ford Street Publishing is a small independent Australian publisher of books for children and young adults. Since its establishment in 2007, Ford Street has published over 140 titles ranging from picture books through to middle-grade and young adult novels.