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It's hard to remember hating anything as much as I hate Affinity; a bone - deep loathing for the faceless unknown and the concrete... walls of my own DNA. Evie is a Shield: designed to kill in order to protect, and the Affinity Project have finally come for her. But Evie isn't ready for the sinister organisation to take control of her life, her body, her mind. She isn't ready to follow their rules about who can live and who must die - not when it condemns the innocent. She has one option: risk losing everything and everyone - including Jamie - and run. read more

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Fourteen - year - old Alexander Altmann doesn't need to look at the number tattooed on his arm. A10567: he knows it by heart. He a...lso knows that to survive Auschwitz, he has to toughen up. When he is given the job of breaking in the commander's new horse, their survival becomes intertwined. Alexander knows the animal is scared and damaged, but he must win its trust. If he fails, they will both be killed. read more

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Tao is learning to be a dragonkeeper. With no one to teach him it is not easy. He must keep Kai safe but there is danger at every ...turn - they are pursued by a gang of murderous nomads, tricked by unseen spirits, attacked by a giant seven - headed snake and disoriented in the realms of the dead. Most terrifying of all is the ghost who can turn blood into ice. Tao knows he must prove he is truly worthy of the name dragonkeeper. But the road west is never straight and nothing for Tao and Kai is what it seems. read more

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At Little Lunch we ate a BAD birthday pavlova, Atticus lost his glasses and we had a Disgusting Joke Competition by the bubblers. ...What else can happen in fifteen minutes? read more

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Cherry Ames is back, just as you remember her! The books are just as you remember them, retaining the same look, feel, and sense o...f adventure and patriotism as when they were first published. With fully illustrated color covers and a soft-finished hardcover format just like the originals, these books will transport you back to the days when you were reading about this spunky young nurse. Series editor and registered nurse Harriet Forman was inspired by, and remains a devoted fan of, Cherry Ames: ''...I was going to follow in her footsteps and become a nurse--nothing else would do. ''The United States is still fighting World War II. Cherry Ames is still an Army Nurse, this time aloft--as a flight nurse. Cherry is reunited with her corpsman Bunce--the two of them are in sole charge of ferrying severely wounded men out of the battlefield and to the nearest Army hospital. Much to Pilot Wade Cooper's chagrin, he has been taken off bomber duty to fly the wounded to safety--until Cherry makes him see otherwise. Off duty, the nurses ''adopt'' 6-year-old Muriel Grainger, who has known nothing but war in her short life, and whose mother has been killed by the Germans. Her father is often out on mysterious errands that cause some to label him a ''spy.'' Cherry makes it her risky business to find out if this is truth or rumor. read more

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At Little Lunch Tamara Noodle hogged the monkey bars, we all fought over what kind of sandwich Manny was eating and Battie became ...SUPER BATMAN GUY. What else can happen in fifteen minutes? read more

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This is what happened during Little Lunch: Rory forgot his playlunch and did something that shocked everyone, Battie freaked out b...ecause he thought he'd ruined Grandparents Day and Melanie held a cake stall to help homeless puppies, but it didn't really help anyone! A lot can happen in fifteen minutes. read more

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Tao and Kai's journey has been long and at last they have arrived at the Dragon Haven - but what they find is not the sanctuary Ka...i has described. Are they unwelcome? Will they be made to leave? It seems they will be forced straight back into the clutches of the murderous nomad leader Jilong, who is intent on vengeance. How can Tao keep Kai safe? Being a Dragonkeeper is so much more difficult than Tao could have imagined. But when things are at their worst, help can come from the most unexpected places. And the least powerful can become a mighty force. Perhaps there is a place for dragons in this world after all. read more

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For fans of Neil Gaiman's Coraline, Tinder and David Almond; a haunting tale about accepting the truth about yourself, presented i...n a gothic gift package. Magrit lives in an abandoned cemetery with her friend and advisor, Master Puppet, whom she built from bones and bits of graveyard junk. She is as forgotten as the tiny graveyard world that surrounds her. One night as Magrit and Master Puppet sit atop of their crumbling chapel, a passing stork drops a baby into the graveyard. Defying Master Puppet's demands that the baby be disposed of, and taking no heed of his dire warnings, Magrit decides to raise the baby herself. She gives him a name: Bugrat. Magrit loves Bugrat like a brother, friend and son all rolled into one. But Master Puppet and the newly discovered skeleton girl know all too well what will happen when Bugrat grows up-that the truth about them all will be revealed. Something Magrit refuses to face. read more

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Moody, atmospheric, and just a little bit punk, Finding Home takes contemporary YA to a new level of grit... When Amy's mum dies, ...the last thing she expects is to be kicked off her dad's music tour all the way to her Aunt Lou in a depressing hole of a seaside town. But it's okay - Amy learned how to cope with the best, and soon finds a hard - drinking, party - loving crowd to help ease the pain. The only solace is her music class, but even there she can't seem to keep it together, sabotaging her grade and her one chance at a meaningful relationship. It takes a hard truth from her only friend before Amy realises that she has to come to terms with her past, before she destroys her future. read more

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At Little Lunch we squeezed between the portable classroom and the fence, Battie fell off the old climbing tree and Melanie counte...d EVERYTHING. What else can happen in fifteen minutes? read more

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Lily has everything ready for Fern's sleepover: books, games and cheesy acorn pie for dinner. Will Lily's first sleepover be the b...est night ever? read more

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An all-time classic, this is a story that revolves around engrossing childhood stunts and escapades. Tom, the protagonist, is alwa...ys getting in and out of trouble. One of the most charming characters of juvenile fiction is presented in these pages. The work is bound to inspire children and create nostalgia in elders. read more

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A Child's History of England: This book covers the period of English history from 50 B.C. to 1689. The work also includes a summar...ized version of events from 1689 to the accession of Queen Victoria to the throne. The book was used as a text in the British schools until the 1950s, when changing attitudes toward colonialism led to its being replaced. read more

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An action - packed comedy about motocross, school and girls from award - winning children's writing duo Pat Flynn and Peter Carnav...as (and Duane). My Totally Awesome Story is a school - based comedy about a fearless boy named Duane. As he fills in his writing workbook with his wicked stories and cartoons, Duane hilariously details his run - ins with the deputy principal, his misadventures with his best mate Meatball, his crush on hot girl Jackie, as well as his dreams to jump over 100 cars on his motorbike. A self - confessed legend, Duane will have kids laughing out loud to the very last page!. read more

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'You think God has a loophole for people who don't have a choice?'' Jamie shrugs. ''Hope so, otherwise we're screwed.'' Evie doesn...'t have a choice. One day she's an ordinary seventeen year old, grieving for her mother. The next, she's a Shield, the result of a decades - old experiment gone wrong, bound by DNA to defend her best friend from an unknown killer. The threat could come at home, at school, anywhere. All Evie knows is that it will be a fight to the death. And then there's Jamie. Irresistible. Off - limits. read more

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) is a timeless children's story by Lyman Frank Baum. A young girl, Dorothy, lives in Kansas with ...her uncle Henry. A tornado strikes, and Dorothy finds her house in a strange land and upside down on top of the now-dead the Wicked Witch of the East. Dorothy wants to go home, and the Good Witch of the North tells her to travel to the Emerald City and ask the Wizard of Oz to help her. read more

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This is an amazing and highly interesting book for juvenile readers. In an intensely interesting and captivating manner, Kingsley ...has related the facts about basic natural phenomenon. In a manner that makes such complex information easily comprehensible, the knowledge is delivered. read more

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Jack, Ben, Lachlan and Mimi discover a dead shark washed up on Hazard River. The shark has no fins. When another shark washes up w...ithout fins, the friends decide to investigate. Their attempt to uncover what is killing the sharks leads them to a marine park. They discover fishermen killing endangered grey nurse sharks and taking their fins for shark fin soup in Asia. read more

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An inspiring tale about one girl and her fight to make a difference for koalas. When Rose and Gran save a baby koala from a pack o...f blood - hungry dogs, they call him Smooch, because he loves to cuddle. With the help of wildlife carer, Carol, Rose and her dog Lizzie look after Smooch until he is old enough to make the trees on their strawberry farm his home. Rose is deliciously happy - living on the farm and looking after bush babies is her dreams come true! But things change for the worse when Gran gets a disturbing letter from the bank. Does this mean they have to sell? Then one terrible day, Uncle Malcolm mentions bulldozers and Rose realises it's not just her home that's at stake. She has to do something, and fast! Rose has a voice and wants to make a difference but what can one girl and her koala do? Like Gran always said - things don't have to be big to be special. read more

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A masterpiece based on the altering circumstances of a town girl, An Old-Fashioned Girl was published in 1870. Set in late ninetee...nth century, the work presents Polly who comes to the city and lives with a rich urban family. How her simplicity and zest for life affects all those around her is the main focus of the work. That the material gains are not the only important factors of life is amply manifested. It further teaches about the duties that one owes to their family. read more

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The Water Babies by Kingsley is a wonderful read. The story is about a little boy Tom whose life changed after his encounter with ...a fairy. The fairy transformed the little boys personality from inconsiderate to polite. The story propels readers imagination and leaves one with a helpful moral; if youngsters are taught to be nice and loving, it can transform the future of the world. read more

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Tiger eyes, tiger spirit, tiger stone. Only a daughter could unlock the stone's power. Java, fourteenth century. The villagers are... fearful of Mbah Merapi, the rumbling volcano that overshadows their lives. Kancil, the lowliest kitchen servant, knows the real danger is human but she is fatherless and mute - and she will lose everything if her identity is revealed. How can Kancil warn the villagers of the danger they are in? read more

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Chook wants to be a pilot when he grows up, just like his dad. That means doing scary things, like talking to new people. What wil...l Chook do? read more

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Orphaned then abandoned by long - term foster carers, teenager Sophie lives with Amy and Matt. For a long time and unknown to othe...rs, Sophie has been self - mutilating: more recently she has been in therapy. Concerned about Sophie's increasing depression, the doctor admits her to a hospital. There Sophie is placed in an adolescent ward where she forms tentative relationships with other troubled teenagers and begins sessions with psychiatrist, Helen Marshall. However, the doctor crosses the patient - therapist line, but so too does Sophie ... read more

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This is what happened during Little Lunch: the old climbing tree was going to get cut down and Battie wasn't happy about it, Max a...nd Elsa disappeared and everybody tried to solve the mystery, and a Grade Six girl asked Rory out. Yes, an actual Grade Six girl. A lot can happen in fifteen minutes! read more

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The long-awaited sequel to Dragonfang. Three mercenaries, Poison coursing through their veins and only six weeks to find a stolen ...dragon relic ... ''The action never stops in Dragonsight. Countess Jelindel dek Mediesar, Daretor and Zimak are sent on a desperate quest to recover a stolen jade talisman called the dragonsight. With a slow-acting poison ticking through their veins, they have only six weeks to find the talisman and take the antidote. There's magic and mayhem aplenty as they re hunted through the paraworlds, before the final violent confrontation at the Tower Inviolate. And them in sight of their goal, the ultimate treachery. A terrific page-turner, crammed full of action, intrigue and lashings of magic.'' read more

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An all-time classic, this is a story that revolves around engrossing childhood stunts and escapades. Tom, the protagonist, is alwa...ys getting in and out of trouble. One of the most charming characters of juvenile fiction is presented in these pages. The work is bound to inspire children and create nostalgia in elders. read more

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Cherry Ames is back, just as you remember her! The books are just as you remember them, retaining the same look, feel, and sense o...f adventure and patriotism as when they were first published. With fully illustrated color covers and a soft-finished hardcover format just like the originals, these books will transport you back to the days when you were reading about this spunky young nurse. Series editor and registered nurse Harriet Forman was inspired by, and remains a devoted fan of, Cherry Ames: ''...I was going to follow in her footsteps and become a nurse--nothing else would do. ''The United States is still fighting World War II. Cherry Ames is still an Army Nurse, this time aloft--as a flight nurse. Cherry is reunited with her corpsman Bunce--the two of them are in sole charge of ferrying severely wounded men out of the battlefield and to the nearest Army hospital. Much to Pilot Wade Cooper's chagrin, he has been taken off bomber duty to fly the wounded to safety--until Cherry makes him see otherwise. Off duty, the nurses ''adopt'' 6-year-old Muriel Grainger, who has known nothing but war in her short life, and whose mother has been killed by the Germans. Her father is often out on mysterious errands that cause some to label him a ''spy.'' Cherry makes it her risky business to find out if this is truth or rumor. read more

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Ned Kelly was a thief, a bank robber and a murderer. He was in trouble with the law from the age of 12. He stole hundreds of horse...s and cattle. He robbed two banks. He killed three men. Yet, when Ned was sentenced to death, thousands of people rallied to save his life. He stood up to the authorities and fought for what he believed in. He defended the rights of people who had no power. Was he a villain? Or a hero? What do you think? read more

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Published in 1868, The Little Women has influenced and shaped people's lives for generations. In the background of American Civil ...War, the poignant enthusiasm of the March family is beautifully depicted. read more

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Paige is known for doing every style of dance. But can she choreograph as well?. It's time for the end-of-year concert at Silver S...hoes. Everyone is super excited and the studios are buzzing. Miss Caroline assigns Paige and Ellie a junior class and challenges them to put together a dance for the concert. Paige is thrilled to be choreographing with her best friend and can't wait to use some of the new jive moves she has been learning. But it soon becomes obvious that Paige and Ellie have completely different ideas about what they want to do! Will they learn how to work together in time for the final performance? read more

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Visitors at a neighbourhood guesthouse have been complaining about spooky noises at night. The owners are worried. Is it ghosts? I...t's starting to affect business, but what can they do to stop it? Cassie and Ben decide to engage in a bit of late - night detective work to uncover the source of the ghostly disturbance. read more

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From a talented voice in children's storytelling comes the final heart - warming tale in the humorous Chook Chook trilogy set agai...nst the backdrop of China. It's Chinese New Year and for Mei and her family things are looking grim. It's been another bad harvest and a disappointing year for their farm. And now, the government is building a major freeway that will rip right through their village and tear their little farm apart. One by one, Mei's neighbours are convinced to sell their land and despite Ma's and stepfather Jin's best efforts to fight, it looks like their farm will be next. What can Mei and her beloved chickens, Little and Lo, do to save their farm and keep the family together? As the deadline for bulldozing draws near, villagers young and old will come to realise that it takes a village to save a farm. read more

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I don't want to live longer - I want to live bigger.'..... Thorns may have only a short time to live, but he's determined to make ...every second count. And that's where Jack comes in. Safe and quiet, he's going to help the high-spirited Thorns fulfil his wish list. Challenging, touching and funny, Daredevils is a story about friendship, courage, the pursuit of dreams and the joy of living. read more

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Thinking about stuff was all well and good, but Sheldon would have liked a bit less thinking and a lot more action. Couldn't Theo ...tell that things were getting weirder by the minute? Switzerland is not famous for being a silly country. But why are so many silly things happening? Holes are disappearing from cheese. Doppelgngers, cuckoo clocks and angry geese are running amok in the Alps. Not to mention flying cows! All Sheldon McGlone wants is some peace and quiet. He's left Australia, he's trying to get used to his new life, and he's just fallen in love. But when your step-brother is Theo Brain, the world's youngest super sleuth, getting any peace and quiet is about as unlikely as Urs Bupka winning the Eurovisionara Song Contest read more

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Ken Griffey Sr. and Ken Griffey Jr. are two of the greatest baseball players of all time. Their success is in part due to the enco...uragement and support of family. This book, which is loaded with features including fascinating sidebars, explores the lives of these two baseball greats and how they achieved success on and off the field. read more

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At Little Lunch Mrs Gonsha's bum got stuck in the slide, we found something GROSS in the sandpit and Rory got sent to the principa...l's office... again. What else can happen in fifteen minutes? read more

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Life inside a religious cult becomes too much for 16 - year - old Rebecca when she finds out who she is to marry.

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The Valley rugby team is travelling to southern Queensland with their coach, Israel Folau. Will the boys' first trip be a great fe...at or a great failure? Both Daniel and Sione miss home, but finally the boys feel like they are training well. On arrival in Queensland, the Valley team play a match against some locals-and get soundly beaten. The team, who believed they were destined for big things, come crashing back down to earth. Things no longer seem that sunny in the Sunshine state. Can Israel Folau show Daniel and Sione how to go back to basics and do the little things right? Their future as a team might depend on it. read more

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Rosemary Watson lives in the small town of Clarksbury, where news travels fast and gossip sticks around. Years before, her brother... Theo suffered a nervous breakdown, and Rosemary, now entering junior high, is constantly teased about it. She wonders if she might go crazy like her brother, and she feels guilty for not being able to save him. She tries to hide in books, but even there she's uneasy: she can't stand to see characters suffer. She's happiest in the cool world of fact and figures.Rosemary and Peter - the new kid in school with issues of his own - are thrown together, and soon find themselves on a life-or-death quest to rescue Rosemary's brother, who has lost himself in a book. With the help of Peter and her guide, faerie shape-shifter Puck, Rosemary must face the storybook perils of the Land of Fiction and learn to open her heart, before it is too late. read more

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Robbie knows bad things happen in Walgaree. But it's nothing to do with him. That's just the way the Aborigines have always been t...reated. In the summer of 1965 racial tensions in the town are at boiling point, and something headed Walgaree's way will blow things apart. It's time for Robbie to take a stand. Nothing will ever be the same. read more

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Men of Steel is the gripping story of some of Canada's toughest and most daring soldiers in the Second World War and what they did... in their finest hours. Through the lens of these gallant paratroopers we glimpse the chaos and destruction of combat in the greatest invasion in military history. read more

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Imagine that your mother tells you she's going away. She is going to leave you with relatives you've never heard of - and they are... members of a strict religious cult. Your name is changed, and you are forced to follow the severe set of social standards set by the cult. There is no television, no radio, no newspaper. No mirrors. You must wear long, modest clothes. You don't know where your mother is, and you are beginning to question your own identity. I am not Esther is a gripping psychological thriller written by popular children's writer Fleur Beale. In Esther she creates an enthralling and utterly compelling portrait of a teenager going through her worst nightmare. read more

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Funny man Bart King is at it again with his own gigantic book of fun! Jam - packed with awesome jokes, silly trivia, cool activiti...es, mysterious puzzles, and much more, this book is the perfect companion for kids everywhere. They won't leave home (or school) without it! read more

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Angela Wroboskis dad, Nick The Weasel, is released from a two-year sentence on Angelas 15th birthday. The Weasel tries to prove th...at hes going straight, but the influence of the old gang remains a threat. When Angela learns that a crime is being planned, she must quickly decide how to intervene. read more

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It is about a rich, little girl called Sara who is sent to Ms. Minchin’s seminary by her father.

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At Little Lunch Manny's food fell outside the school gate, Debra - Jo Woo and Amba made TOILET - PAPER CROWNS and we invented a ne...w ball game. What else can happen in fifteen minutes? read more

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This is what happened during Little Lunch: Debra-Jo began acting very weird after a mysterious truck arrived at school, Rory was p...ut in charge of the class when playlunch was rained out, and Tamara Noodle started a game of kiss-chasey just so she could chase and kiss Battie. A lot can happen in fifteen minutes! read more

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Published in 1888, Sara Crewe by Frances Burnett is about a young girl, Sara, the daughter of a wealthy entrepreneur. Forced to le...ave her father as he travels to India in search of diamond mines, Sara makes the most of her time in a boarding house. Even after a severe reversal of fortunes due to the death of her father, she remains understanding and kind-hearted to her fellows. Her positive outlook on life sustains her through the lowest moments of her life and brings her lasting joy. read more