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People and Places, Fiction

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    The Breadwinner

    by Deborah Ellis ...
    Narrated by Rita Wolf ...
    series The Breadwinner #1

    Unabridged

    3 hours

    Imagine living in a country in which women and girls are not allowed to leave the house without a man. Imagine having to wear clothes that cover every part of your body, including your face, whenever you go out.In this powerful and realistic tale, eleven-year-old Parvana lives with her family in one room of a bombed-out apartment building in Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city during the Taliban ... Read more

    $13.40 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Legendborn

    TikTok made me buy it! The New York Times bestseller

    by Tracy Deonn ...
    Narrated by Joniece Abbott-Pratt ...
    series The Legendborn Cycle #1

    Unabridged

    18 hours 54 min

    SOME LEGACIES ARE MEANT TO BE BROKEN."I love the feeling of a magical world existing just beneath the surface of our own and this story gave me everything I wanted: incredible characters, ancient lore and secret societies – all grounded in our very real, very flawed world . . ." –Leigh Bardugo, author of Shadow and BoneAn explosive fantasy debut that is taking TikTok by storm. Perfect for fans of ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Parvana's Journey

    by Deborah Ellis ...
    Narrated by Meera Simhan ...
    series The Breadwinner #2

    Unabridged

    3 hours 48 min

    ‘My life is dust and rocks and rude boys and skinny babies, and long days of searching for my mother when I don’t have the faintest idea where she might be.’Parvana is alone. Her father is dead. A refugee in a land full of dangers, she must travel across Afghanistan to find her mother and sisters.As she travels, Parvana finds friends — a starving, orphaned baby; a strange, hostile boy; a solitary ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

    by John Boyne ...
    Narrated by Alex Wyndham ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 20 min

    Brought to you by Penguin.When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of the German mountains. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler.Quickly, Pierrot is taken under ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Journey to the River Sea

    by Eva Ibbotson ...
    Narrated by Imelda Staunton ...

    Abridged

    3 hours

    An Amazon adventure set in the wilderness of Brazil, Journey to the River Sea is filled with mystery and memorable characters, read by actress Imelda Staunton.It is 1910 and Maia, tragically orphaned at thirteen, has been sent from England to start a new life with distant relatives in Manaus, hundreds of miles up the Amazon. She is accompanied by an eccentric and mysterious governess who has ... Read more

    $13.23 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Wandi

    by Favel Parrett ...
    Narrated by Marta Dusseldorp ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    A young cub is snatched from his family and home by a giant eagle, then dropped, injured and alone, in a suburban garden. This is where he meets his first Human, and begins his long journey to becoming the most famous dingo in the world. He will never see his mountain home again, or his family. But it is his destiny to save alpine dingoes from extinction, and he dreams of a time when all cubs like ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Mud City

    by Deborah Ellis ...
    Narrated by Meera Simhan ...
    series The Breadwinner #3

    Unabridged

    3 hours 4 min

    That was where she needed to be, in a field of purple flowers, where no one could bother her. She would sit there until the confusion left her head and the stink of the camp left her nostrils.Shauzia has a dream. She dreams of getting away from the refugee camp in Pakistan and travelling to France. There she knows she would find a better life, away from the war in her home country of Afghanistan.. ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Shadow

    Narrated by Abdullah Afzal, Mike Rogers ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 57 min

    A stunning and moving novel from Michael Morpurgo, the nation’s favourite storyteller – featuring the bravest dog in all the world…This is the story of Aman, as told in his own words – a boy from Afghanistan fleeing the horror of the Afghan war. When a western dog shows up outside the caves where Aman lives with his mother, Aman is initially repulsed – it is not customary for people to keep dogs ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Waiting for Anya

    Narrated by Nicholas Rowe ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 13 min

    Jo did not stop until he’d shut the door behind him and even then his heart could not stop pounding in his ears.Jo finds out that Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis over the mountains near his village. All goes to plan until German soldiers start patrolling the mountains, and Jo realises the children are trapped. Jo's slightest mistake could have devastating consequences ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Pho Love Story

    by Loan Le ...
    Narrated by Ryan Do, Vyvy Nguyen ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 53 min

    All's fair in love, war and noodles . . .If Bao Nguyen had to describe himself, he’d say he was a rock. Steady and strong, but not particularly interesting. His grades are average, his social status unremarkable. He works at his parents’ pho restaurant, and even there, he is his parents’ fifth favorite employee.If Linh Mai had to describe herself, she’d say she was a firecracker. Stable when unlit ... Read more

    $20.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Aristotle and Dante Dive Into the Waters of the World

    The highly anticipated sequel to the multi-award-winning international bestseller Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

    Narrated by Lin-Manuel Miranda ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 3 min

    The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved cult classic about family, friendship and first love, from award-winning author Benjamin Alire Sáenz. This lyrical novel will enrapture readers of John Green, Love, Simon and Call me by your Name.A love story like no other.In Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, two boys fell in love. Now they must discover what it means to stay in ... Read more

    $20.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Kensuke’s Kingdom

    Narrated by Derek Jacobi ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 20 min

    A desert-island adventure, and a subtle observation of friendship, trust and humanity.Winner of The Children’s Book Award.Superbly read by DEREK JACOBI.When Michael is washed up on an island in the Pacific after falling from his parents’ yacht, he struggles to survive on his own. He can’t find food and he can’t find water, and as Michael and his dog curl up to sleep, he knows they cannot last long ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Alone on a Wide Wide Sea

    Narrated by Emilia Fox, Tim Pigott-Smith ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 23 min

    How far would you go to find yourself? The lyrical, life-affirming novel from the bestselling author of Private Peaceful.There were dozens of us on the ship, all ages, boys and girls, and we were all up on deck for the leaving of Liverpool, gulls wheeling and crying over our heads, calling good-bye, I thought they were waving good-bye. None of us spoke. It was a grey day with drizzle in the air, ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Where Three Oceans Meet

    Narrated by Subhadra Newton ...

    Unabridged

    16 min

    Sejal, Mommy, and Pati travel together to the southern tip of India. Along the way, they share meals, visit markets, and catch up with old friends. For Pati, the trip retraces spaces she knows well. For Mommy, it’s a return to the place she grew up. For Sejal, it’s a discovery of new sights and sounds. The family finds their way to Kanyakumari, where three oceans meet, delighting in making it to ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Kapaemahu

    Unabridged

    10 min

    An Indigenous legend about how four extraordinary individuals of dual male and female spirit, or Mahu, brought healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii, based on the Academy Award–contending short film.In the 15th century, four Mahu sail from Tahiti to Hawaii and share their gifts of science and healing with the people of Waikiki. The islanders return this gift with a monument of four boulders in their ... Read more

    $7.49 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Queen of Kindergarten

    Unabridged

    10 min

    A confident little Black girl has a fantastic first day of school in this companion to the New York Times bestseller The King of Kindergarten.MJ is more than ready for her first day of kindergarten! With her hair freshly braided and her mom's special tiara on her head, she knows she’s going to rock kindergarten. But the tiara isn’t just for show—it also reminds her of all the good things she ... Read more

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    Mi Ciudad Sings

    Unabridged

    10 min

    After experiencing a devastating earthquake, the spirit of a charming and vibrant Mexican neighborhood might be shaken, but it cannot be broken.As a little girl and her dog embark on their daily walk through the city, they skip and spin to the familiar sounds of revving cars, clanking bikes, friendly barks, and whistling camote carts. But what they aren't expecting to hear is the terrifying sound ... Read more

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    I Just Want to Say Good Night

    Unabridged

    10 min

    Caldecott Honor-winner Rachel Isadora’s stunning oil paintings illustrate this delightful bedtime tale, set on the African plains.The sun has set and the moon is rising, and that means it’s bedtime. But not if Lala has a say—because she’s not ready to go to sleep! First she needs to say good night to the cat. And the goat. And the chickens. And, and, and . . . Lala’s adorable stalling strategy ... Read more

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    Unfadeable

    Narrated by TBD ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    Perfect for fans of Jason Reynolds and Kelly Yang, readers will love this heartfelt and genuine story about building community, finding family, and the power of Black girl magic.Bella “Unfadeable” Fades is determined to stay out of trouble. A wiser-than-her-years graffiti artist known for tagging walls and bridges in her Indianapolis neighborhood, the Land, Bella plans to spend her summer break ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    ¡Vamos! Let's Cross the Bridge

    Narrated by Gary Tiedemann ...
    series World of ¡Vamos! #3

    Unabridged

    17 min

    People are always crossing the bridge for work, to visit family, or for play. Some going this way; others going that way. Back and forth they go. With friends on foot and in bicycles, in cars and trucks, the bridge is an incredibly busy place with many different types of vehicles. Little Lobo and his dog Bernabé have a new truck and they are using it to carry party supplies over the bridge with ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Onyeka and the Academy of the Sun

    by Tolá Okogwu ...

    Unabridged

    Black Panther meets Percy Jackson in this action-packed and empowering middle-grade series about a British-Nigerian girl who learns that her Afro hair has psychokinetic powers.I close my eyes, trying to push the power bubbling in me back down . . . Hairbands snap as my hair shoots out like superfine arrows, tearing through everything in its path.Onyeka has a lot of hair – the kind that makes ... Read more

    $20.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Blinky Bill

    by Dorothy Wall ...
    Narrated by Sarah Bacaller ...
    series The Complete Adventures of Blinky Bill #1

    Unabridged

    2 hours 8 min

    Blinky Bill is a mischievous koala who lives in the Australian bush. Keen for adventure, he sets off to see the world. On his journeys, he makes trouble in Miss Pimm's shop, meets Old Wombo (Mr. Wombat), joins a Frog Choir and gets invited to a Rabbit's Birthday Party.Blinky Bill was written by Dorothy Wall, a New-Zealand born Australian author and has been adapted for television and cinemas.This ... Read more

    $8.75 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Soul Food Sunday

    Unabridged

    17 min

    On Sundays, everyone gathers at Granny’s for Soul Food. But today, I don’t go to the backyard or the great room. I follow Granny instead. “You’re a big boy now,” Granny says. “Time for you to learn.” At Granny’s, Sunday isn’t Sunday without a big family gathering over a lovingly prepared meal. Old enough now, our narrator is finally invited to help cook the dishes for the first time: he joins ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Cuba in My Pocket

    Narrated by Anthony Rey Perez ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 40 min

    When the failed Bay of Pigs invasion in 1961 solidifies Castro’s power in Cuba, twelve-year-old Cumba’s family makes the difficult decision to send him to Florida alone. Faced with the prospect of living in another country by himself, he tries to remember the sound of his father’s clarinet, the smell of his mother’s lavender perfume. Life in the United States presents a whole new set of challenges ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial