The Life and Times of Gracie Faltrain


by Cath Crowley (Author)

Book Cover for The Life and Times of Gracie Faltrain

   Book 1   
Pages: 252

STAR (noun): any large body like the sun, intensely hot and producing its own energy by nuclear reactions

SOCCER STAR (noun): Gracie Faltrain

Goal-kicking, super-girl, soccer star. Gracie Faltrain is on her way. To the National Championships. To Nick. To everything she's ever wanted. Or so she thinks. Gracie's about to find out that life is messy. And hard. And beautiful.

There's a shadow falling across her mum and dad. Her best friend is about to leave town. She's trying desperately to be with the right boy, on the edge of falling in love with the wrong boy. She's rushing headlong into screwing up, making up, trying to keep it all together. Welcome to the life and times of Gracie Faltrain.

Recognition: Notable Book, 2005 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Awards (Older Readers)

Gracie Faltrain Series—Summary and Book Order


Series: Gracie Faltrain
Reading level: 12+
Books in series: 3
Read in order? Yes
Next release: Finished
Tags: sport  friendship  family  romance  school  realistic fiction 

 Print series book list

Books in series order


1.   The Life and Times of Gracie Faltrain  (2004)
2.   Gracie Faltrain Takes Control  (2006)
3.   Gracie Faltrain Gets It Right (Finally)  (2008)