Michelle has Down Syndrome. Her city childhood is protected by her parents … until, when she is 18 years old, the family relocate to the Central Coast. Michelle is miserable until she glimpses fresh possibilities. New activities and friendships beckon but many hurdles, including her loving family, obstruct the road to independence. When Michelle meets Billy her world and that of her family, changes for ever. Part romance, part coming of age, Pelican Bay is a book which challenges our perceptions of learning disabilities.
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