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 9-12 Years Middle Readers

Awards:CBCA Book of the Year Awards Winner - Younger Readers

From the author of the Chanters of Tremaris series comes a contemporary time travel fantasy, grounded in the landscape of Australia   Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the story, the riddle, hiding and seeking. Crow comes from this pl... read more

CBCA Winner 2012

Crow Country
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Category:

 9-12 Years Middle Readers

Reading Level:13+

Dan has had it with his Dad. He's not going to take the abuse anymore. He's sixteen, old enough to leave; maybe he'll find his long-lost mother in the process. What Dan doesn't count on is being followed by his younger brother Eddie, and what began as a reckless solo journey be... read more

When We Were Two
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 9-12 Years Middle Readers

Series:Verity Sparks
Reading Level:10+

Verity Sparks is good at finding lost things, but will she be able to uncover the truth about her own past? Verity Sparks is a thirteen-year-old orphan working as a milliner in Victorian London. But Verity is no ordinary girl - she has an almost perfec... read more

The Truth About Verity Sparks (#1)
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Category:

 Picture Books (Paperback)

This is a story that shows how strong and devastating flood water can be to homes and livelihoods. It is inspired by the 2011 Queensland floods but it could be about any of the disasters that strike our land, and the events that turn everyday Australians into heroes. Flood dep... read more

Flood
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A beautiful narrative non-fiction book which follows the life of a bilby, an Australian marsupial. The story depicts a young bilby's birth, habitat, behaviour and diet. When Baby Bilby is born, he's as long as your little toe. He crawls into his mother's warm pouch, where he feeds and grows. Baby Bilby... read more

Bilby Secrets (Prize Winner CBCA shortlist 2012)
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Published in conjunction with 'Surrealism: The poetry of Drama', an exhibition organized by the Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane and Centre Pompidou, Paris, and held at the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia, 11 June-2 October 2011.

Surrealism for Kids(Prize Winner CBCA 2012 shortlist)
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Category:

 Young Adult

Series:Ishmael

Ishmael is in his final two years at St Daniel's and is on a quest to bring home the school cup before he leaves. With Captain Scobie at the helm, he and his unlikely companions will try everything - and anything - to win.

Ishmael and the Hoops of Steel (Ishmael #3)
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Category:

 Children's

When two children stumble upon a book in the dust, it takes them on an incredible journey. Inspired by the book, their imaginations transform the landscape, make the mundane magical and familiar fantastical. Look, A Book!, illustrated by Greenaway medallist Freya Blackwood, demonstrates how books and i... read more

Look, a Book!
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 Young Adult

Reading Level:14+

It's 1789, and as the new colony in Sydney Cove is established, Surgeon John White defies convention and adopts Nanberry, an Aboriginal boy, to raise as his son. Nanberry is clever and uses his unique gifts as an interpreter to bridge the two worlds he lives in. With h... read more

Nanberry: Black Brother White
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 Children's

Awards:CBCA shortlist 2012

We use the bush as our school and as our playground, says one of the many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people whose voices combine in this anthology of true stories about childhood, compiled from a wide range of memoirs and oral histories. Alongside reminiscences of getting bush tucker, going ... read more

Playground
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 Picture Books (Hardback)

Reading Level:3+
Awards:Her first book with Walker Books Australia, Isabella’s Garden, has been awarded Honour Book in the Picture Book of the Year category in the 2010 Children’s Book Council of Australia Awards, and has won a Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Award, Best Book for Language Development, Lower Primary Category (5-8 years), 2010; and short-listed the Queensland Premier’s Literary Awards Children’s Book – Mary Ryan Award, 2010.

For all creatures - the great and the small, the winged and the walking, the singing and the silent - we are thankful. This second collaboration by the award-winning team of Glenda Millard and Rebecca Cool is a celebration of the beauty and mystery of life in its many forms.

For All Creatures (HB)
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Category:

 Young Adult

Awards:Prize Winner PM's shortlist 2012

School is out forever, and Tiff is hoping her job at the local paper will lead to something more ...But 'The Shark' soon puts her straight on what it takes to become a hard-nosed reporter like him. At home, Reggie - the only grandad she's ever known - has quit the smokes and diagnosed himself as cactus... read more

A Straight Line to My Heart
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