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  • The Bone Sparrow

    by Zana Fraillon ...
    2017 ABIA Book of the Year for Older ChildrenWinner, Readings Young Adult Book Prize 2017CBCA Honour Book 2017 - Older ReadersShortlisted for the 2017 Prime Minister's Literary AwardsShortlisted fo****r the 2017 Queensland Literary AwardsShortlisted for the 2017 Victorian Premier's Literary AwardsShortlisted for The Guardian Children's Fiction Prize 2016</s... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • My Girragundji

    BOORI MONTY PRYOR: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13'I wake with a start. The doorknob turns. It's him. The Hairyman.'There's a bad spirit in our house. He's as ugly as ugly gets and he stinks. You touch this kind of Hairyman and you lose your voice, or choke to death.It's hard to sleep when a hairy wrinkly old hand might grab you in the night. And in the day you've got to watch yourself. It ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK

    by Anne Frank ...
    In 1940, after Germany invaded the Netherlands, Anne and her family couldn't leave the country, so they decided to hide in a warehouse in an attempt to escape the persecution of Jews by the Nazis. For over two years, Anne wrote in her diary with an awareness that was extremely mature for her age. She detailed her experiences and insights while she and her family were in hiding, living in a ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Chinese Cinderella

    Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel unwanted yet she yearns and continuously strives for her parents' love. Her stepmother is vindictive and cruel and her father dismissive. Jung-ling grows up to be an academic child, with a natural ability for writing. Only her aunt and grandfather offer her any ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Young Dark Emu

    A Truer History

    by Bruce Pascoe ...
    *Longlisted for the CBCA 2020 Eve Pownall Award for Information Books**Shortlisted for the 2020 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children's Literature**Shortlisted for the ABIA Book of the Year for Younger Children (ages 7-12)**Shortlisted for the Indie Book Awards 2020: Children's**Shortlisted for the Booksellers' Choice 2020 Children's Book of the Year Award*Age range ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Pig Boy

    by J.C. Burke ...
    An unmissable novel from the award-winning author of The Story of Tom Brennan.On Damon Styles's eighteenth birthday, he is expelled from school. But it's what happens afterwards that changes everything.Now Damon must come up with a plan. It's the only way he can think straight. First, get his firearms licence. Then, see if the Pigman will give him a job - pig hunting will teach Damon what he needs ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Crossover

    ‘With a bolt of lightning on my kicks . . .The court is SIZZLING.My sweat is DRIZZLING.Stop all that quivering.Cuz tonight I'm delivering’12-year-old Josh and his twin Jordan have basketball in their blood. They’re kings of the court, star players for their school team. Their father used to be a champion player and they each want nothing more than to follow in his footsteps.Both on and off the ... Read more

    $15.28 AUD

  • Scat

    by Carl Hiaasen ...
    From Newbery Honoree Carl Hiaasen comes this New York Times bestseller in which an eccentric eco-avenger, a stuffed rat named Chelsea, a wannabe Texas oilman, and an angry panther can't stop two kids on a mission to find their missing teacher!When Mrs Starch, the most feared biology teacher in Florida, goes missing during a school trip to the Black Vine Swamp, her class is secretly relieved.The ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

    by John Boyne ...
    Lines may divide us, but hope will unite us.Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust.He’s oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country.All he knows is that he has moved from Berlin to a desolate area where he has no one to play with.Until he meets Shmuel.Shmuel lives in a strange parallel existence on the other side of ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Legacy

    by Tim Cahill ...
    The # 1 Bestselling Sport Autobiography of the greatest of all the Socceroos.It's an unlikely footballing fairy tale. Born in Sydney to a Samoan mother and Londoner father, Timothy Cahill grew up in the sprawling western suburbs, where cricket and rugby league ruled. It was a long way from his father's beloved West Ham and the English game that transfixed a young Tim with his own unlikely dreams ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Lola Levine: Drama Queen

    by Monica Brown ...
    series Lola Levine #2
    Seven-year-old Lola Levine is fierce on the soccer field. She can do a slide tackle (although she's not supposed to) and even likes gooey worms. Nothing scares Lola! That is, until she is auditioning in front of EVERYONE for her class play. After Lola is overcome with stage fright, she's cast as Squirrel #2, a non-speaking part!Lola is more than a little disappointed, and she looks to her bubbe ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Age of Dinosaurs: The Rise and Fall of the World's Most Remarkable Animals

    Think you know about dinosaurs?THINK AGAIN!Discover the mind-blowing truth behind their REAL prehistoric story, told to you by the world's ultimate dinosaur professor. The Age of the Dinosaurs is a must-have for any young dinosaur-enthusiast!You've likely seen Jurassic Park, heard of Godzilla and know about Rex in Toy Story. Dinosaurs are everywhere: on TV, in books, you can search them on the ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Death Sets Sail

    by Robin Stevens ...
    series A Murder Most Unladylike Mystery #9
    *The number one bestseller!*The ninth and final novel in the bestselling, award-winning Murder Most Unladylike series.Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong are in Egypt, where they are taking a cruise along the Nile. They are hoping to see some ancient temples and a mummy or two; what they get, instead, is murder.Also travelling on the SS Hatshepsut is a mysterious society called the Breath of Life: a group ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Dodger's Guide to London

    This digital edition includes the original artwork, has been specially adapted for ebook platforms and is optimized for tablet devices. The hardback edition of Dodger's Guide to London has fully integrated images and text.ROLL UP! ROLL UP! READ ALL ABOUT IT!Ladies and Gents, Sir Jack Dodger brings you a most excellent Guide to London!Did you know . . . ?If a Victorian couldn’t afford a sweep, they ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Just a Girl

    by Jane Caro ...
    "I do not remember when I discovered how my mother died, it seems to be something I always knew, a horror I absorbed through my skin." Determined, passionate and headstrong, Elizabeth I shaped the destiny of a kingdom. Her mother; Anne Boleyn, was executed by her father Henry VIII. From that moment on, Elizabeth competed with her two half-siblings for love and for Britain's throne. In the gilded ... Read more

    $17.59 AUD

  • How Hard Can Love Be?

    by Holly Bourne ...
    series The Spinster Club Series #2
    All Amber wants is a little bit of love. Her mum has never been the caring type, even before she moved to California, got remarried and had a personality transplant. But Amber’s hoping that spending the summer with her can change all that. And then there’s Kyle, the most American person Amber’s ever met. She can’t help liking him. But can he really be interested in her? Even with best friends Evie ... Read more

    $9.89 AUD

  • Sister Heart

    by Sally Morgan ...
    A young Aboriginal girl is taken from the north of Australia and sent to an institution in the distant south. There, she slowly makes a new life for herself and, in the face of tragedy, finds strength in new friendships. Poignantly told from the child's perspective, Sister Heart affirms the power of family and kinship. This compelling novel about the stolen generations helps teachers sensitively ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • World War II Spies and Secret Agents

    series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )
    Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke codes and stopped weapons programs. Eventually, their work helped the Allies win the war. These brave men and women risked their lives to fight back against the Axis powers who invaded their homes and ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Edition

    A true story

    by Karen Levine ...
    'Really, it's a very ordinary looking suitcase. You could fit quite a lot in it. Books, games, treasures, toys. But nothing is inside it now. Across the front, there is a girl's name, Hana Brady. A date of birth: May 16 1931. And Waisenkind. That's the German word for orphan.'Where did Hana Brady come from? Where was she going? What did she pack?What Fumiko finds in Hana's suitcase is a true story ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Outbreak

    Code Red

    by Chris Ryan ...
    Thirteen-year-old Ben Tracey is looking forward to spending the summer in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where his father has been hired to examine the valuable mineral Coltan that's being mined there. They soon realise that the people living in the village near the mine are frightened and it doesn't take long for Ben and his father to discover why: behind the door of every hut there is at ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Andy Warhol, Prince of Pop

    “IN THE FUTURE EVERYBODY will be world famous for 15 minutes.”The Campbell’s Soup Cans. The Marilyns. The Electric Chairs. The Flowers. The work created by Andy Warhol elevated everyday images to art, ensuring Warhol a fame that has far outlasted the 15 minutes he predicted for everyone else. His very name is synonymous with the 1960s American art movement known as Pop.But Warhol’s oeuvre was the ... Read more

    $9.78 AUD

  • What If It's Us

    **From INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING authors Becky Albertalli (Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda) and Adam Silvera (They Both Die At The End) comes a long-awaited collaboration about two very different boys who can't decide if the universe is pushing them together or pulling them apart.Soon to be a feature film, adapted by the creator of 13 Reasons Why!**Meet Arthur and Ben.ARTHUR is only in New York ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Hitler's Daughter

    by Jackie French ...
    Winner of the CBCA Book of the Year for Young ReadersDid Hitler's daughter, Heidi, really exist? - What if she did?The bombs were falling and the smoke rising from the concentration camps, but all Hitler's daughter knew was the world of lessons with Fraulein Gelber and the hedgehogs she rescued from the cold. Was it just a story or did Hitler's daughter really exist? And i you were Hitler's ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Tom Appleby, Convict Boy

    by Jackie French ...
    A story of transportation and life in a new world from Australia's Children's LaureateAt the tender age of eight, chimney sweep Tom Appleby is convicted of stealing and sentenced to deportation to Botany Bay. As one of the members of the First Fleet, he arrives in a country that seemingly has little to offer - or little that the English are used to, anyway.Luckily, not long after tom's arrival in ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD