|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
'An amazing adventure story, told with sparkling style and sleight of hand' JACQUELINE WILSON
'Vita set her jaw, and nodded at New York City in greeting, as a boxer greets an opponent before a fight.'
Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. He... read more
|Awards:||CILIP Carnegie Medal shortlist 2014|
Embrace possibility in this luminous novel about a girl in search of her past who discovers a secret rooftop world in Paris.
Everyone thinks that Sophie is an orphan. True, there were no other recorded female survivors from the shipwreck that left baby Sophie floating in the E... read more
When the Queen Mary, a Victorian liner, sinks, a baby with hair the colour of lightning is found inside a cello case floating on the English Channel. She is discovered by eccentric scholar Charles Maxim, who names her Sophie and takes her into his home, much against the advice of th... read more
Harsu has five droplets of god blood and a treasured cloak to remember his father by.
Now his father is gone, he lives with his mother, his only friend an old onager donkey. And something is not right with Harsu's mother. She has started kidnapping children, and someti... read more
|Awards:||Winner Gold ABIA for Book of the Year 2018 Winner ABIA Book of the Year for Younger Readers Winner Jessica Townsend 2018 ABIA Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year Winner Children's Fiction and Overall Book of the Year 2018 Indie Book Awards Winner Younger Reader's Category for the 2018 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize Notabled CBCA Book of the Year Younger Readers Category 2018|
A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world-but is then tested beyond her wildest imaginationMorrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Even... read more
Nevermoor is the word that’s been on everyone’s lips over the last few months. Australian author Jessica Townsend's children’s book was pitched by her agent at last year’s Frankfurt Book Fair, where it created an eight-publisher bi... read more
'If you can imagine it, it exists ... somewhere.' The new spellbinding fantasy adventure from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Last Wild trilogy.
1945. They have survived the Blitz, but when Simon, Patricia, Evelyn and Larry step through a mysterious library ... read more
When three Australian sailing kids meet a couple of home-alone children who live on an old barge in New Zealand's Bay of Islands, they soon find themselves heavily involved in a conflict with one of the local oyster-farmers. The outcome is a signal to youngsters everywhere that it is possible to bring about positive change in the world.
When three Tasmanian children meet a couple of home-alone kids who live on an old barge in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands, they soon find themselves heavily involved in a conflict with one of the local oyster-farmers. The outcome is a triumph of lateral thinking, and a sign... read more
From the author of the multi-award-winning and bestselling How To Bee comes an intense and thrilling new adventure. 'We're gonna starve if we stay here,' Emery said. 'If we're gonna go, best go now.' And he said it like going was something easy. Like all we have to do is walk awa... read more
|Awards:||Winner of the Children's Book Prize Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2017 Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year Longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal|
From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. A... read more
Identical twins Sonja and Charlotte are musical prodigies with extraordinary powers. Born on All-Hallows-Eve, the girls could play music before they could walk. They were found one night by Tatty, the Tattooed Lady of the circus, in a pail on her doorstep with only a note and... read more
Normally I refrain from saying, ‘I loved it,’ but in this case it’s an apt exclamation! Trilogy of Two is a fascinating whirlwind story for 12+. Sonja and Charlotte are identical twins (distinguishable only by a single mole on Charlotte’s cheek) with wondrous musical talents.... read more
Fin has always been passionate about fishing so when he discovers an illegal net full of undersized fish in Sydney's northern waterways his first reaction is to empty it. The subsequent events turn a joint Kiwi-Australian family holiday into a rather more complex experienc... read more
Young Fin has always been passionate about fishing, so when he discovers an illegal net full of undersized fish in Sydney's northern waterways, his first reaction is to empty it. The subsequent events turn a joint Kiwi-Australian family holiday into a rather more complex e... read more
|Author:||Trenton Lee Stewart|
|Series:||The Mysterious Benedict Society|
|Reading Level:||Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
IF YOU FAIL, ALL IS LOST.
Join the Mysterious Benedict Society as Reynie, Kate, Sticky, and Constance embark on a daring new adventure that threatens to force them apart from their families, friends, and even each other. When an unexpla... read more
Fourteen-year-old Calum Brooks has big dreams. One day he'll escape this boring life and write movies -proper ones, with massive budgets and A-list stars. For now, though, he's stuck coping alone while his dad works away, writing scripts in his head and trying to stay 'in... read more