A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut Australian author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world - but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination. Morrigan Crow is cursed. Born o... read more
This is the story of a bear-hearted girl . . .
Sometimes, when a person dies, their spirit goes looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space within them, perfect for hiding. Twelve-year-old Makepeace has learned to defend herself from the ghosts which try ... read more
A poignant and big-hearted story about love, loss and believing in the magic of the imagination. The fourth novel from bestselling Waterstones Children's Book Prize shortlisted author Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, following BACK TO BLACKBRICK, THE APPLE TART OF HOPE and A V... read more
Perfect for teenagers 13+ WRAPPED & READY TO GO: It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at i... read more
|Author:||R. J. Palacio|
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Awards:||UK Literacy Association Book Award: Ages 3-11 2012. Winner 2012 CYBILS Award Middle Grade Fiction The CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 shortlist|
Now an Oscar nominated film starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay. 'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing ... read more
|Awards:||Winner of the 2017 Copyright Licensing NZ Young Adult Fiction Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults. |
This gripping, page-turning fantasy adventure follows a dangerous quest through a divided world. From the high reaches of a tree, Fliss watches the soldiers attempting yet again to break through the invisible wall. Amid the explosions, a drummer boy tries to escape. As he is... read more
Claire Martinson still worries about her older sister Sophie, who battled a mysterious illness last year. But things are back to normal as they move into Windermere Manor ... until the sisters climb a strange ladder in a fireplace and enter the magical land of Arden.
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I'm not running late like I usually am. Maybe that's why I look in the river, maybe that's why I stop when I see it. A dark-coloured raincoat, the arms spread wide, floating, hood-first down the river. And then it starts to rain.
Fifteen-year-old Annie needs to get to her bas... read more
|Awards:||Winner of the 2017 Best First Book Award at the NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults Shortlisted for Esther Glen Award Junior Fiction - NZ Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2017|
Making people laugh is what Summer does best. It’s how she fits in. And is it any wonder with a family like hers? Top of the list of crazies is Pop, her stingy grandfather, who whips up possum stews and turns chicken scraps into the worst school ... read more
Psst, want a whole new approach to puberty? Puberty Girl is here to help!Whether or not you've started seeing the signs of your body changing, this fab book will bring new meaning and understanding to a young girl's tween years. Yes, it can be a confusing and emotional time - bu... read more
A romance set in space from the beloved author of The Next Together seriesCan you fall in love with someone you've never met, never even spoken to - someone who is light years away? Romy Silvers is the only surviving crew-member of a spaceship travelling to... read more
Jonno Austin has won a trip to South America to watch a total eclipse of the sun and it is an incredible expreience. But the flight home embroils him and his travelling companions in a situation they could never have imagined. Havid Hill's new young adult novel is a thrilling account of a terrifying situation.