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The Deep End (Part 1 & 2)

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About the Story

Are you brave enough to jump in at the deep end?

Poor Becky isn’t looking forward to moving up the next swimming level – not if it means she has to swim in the deep end of the pool. 
Reader Melissa Bergland remembers those feelings and what it means to face your fears. Illustrations by Mitch Vane work brilliantly with words by author Ursula Dubosarsky – and Becky’s mixed feelings about what it means to grow up are something many of us can understand.

(Please Note: This story is in two parts - See below for Part 2)


*captions available.
*included in the NSW Premier's Reading Challenge 3-4 list.
*included in the VIC Premier's Reading Challenge EC-2 list.
*included in the SA Premier's Reading Challenge R-2 list.

Story Details



Change, Courage, Family Life, NSW PRC, SA PRC, Sport, VIC PRC

Suitable for

Lower Primary (5-8yrs), Middle Primary (8-10yrs)





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