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Bessora and Barroux

AUD $27.99

A timely and important graphic novel account of one man's desperate journey from North Africa to Europe.

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The Crystal Stair

Catherine Fisher

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

Sequel to At the World's End. Caz and Will struggle to fit in at the Settlement where the genders are strictly separated. After the battle to arrive, it seems that they may be setting out into the frozen world once again. Gripping YA dystopia from the author of Incarceron.

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The OMG Blog

Karen McCombie

Format: Paperback

AUD $12.99

Thrown together for a school project, Jessie, Zarah, Rose and Shanice don't think they have much in common until they start moaning about their mad - and maddening! - mums (and a step-mother too in Jessie's case). When the girls jokingly decide to band together as the OMG! Support Group (Our Mums - Grr!) things quickly escalate and soon they are posting their frustrations on the OMG! blog. But the mums aren't best pleased when they find out...

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The Cat Who Came In Off The Roof

Annie M G Schmidt

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

A new edition of this heart-warming, clever and funny tale of felines and friendship, from the Queen of Dutch Children's Literature - now with a more child-friendly, mass-market cover!

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Queen Of The Silver Arrow

Caroline Lawrence

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

A thrilling tale of danger, friendship and loyalty from Roman Mysteries bestseller Caroline Lawrence, set against the backdrop of the ancient world. Gorgeous and evocative, this captivating new teen novel imagines the life of a heroine of early Rome. Few have ever seen her, but all of Laurentum knows the story of Camilla - tied to a spear and thrown across a river by her father as he fled for his life. The Goddess Diana saved the baby, and now it is Camilla's turn to save Laurentum as the Trojans march on the town. But Camilla is a wild girl from the forest, not the Amazon they imagine, and so Acca must step in to help her new friend adjust to the great destiny before her.

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Maresi

Maria Turtschaninoff

Format: Hard Cover

AUD $19.99

A world where girls live in fear. A safe haven far away. But is it far enough? This is Maresi's story.

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A Dark Trade

Mary Hooper

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

A richly atmospheric page-turner from the author of Fallen Grace. The maze-like, mysterious world of Victorian London is the perfect setting for the story of a girl who becomes a boy to ensure her survival in the darkest trade of the underworld - the body business. Gina knows that Victorian London is no place for an orphaned girl - there are those that would literally steal the hair off her head. And so Gina finds work with Thread and Spider as 'George', selling burial outfits stripped off rich corpses. The work is dangerous and illegal, but it is better than starving. But then Thread and Spider's demands increase and friendship with blind beggar girl Anna means that Gina has something to lose. Mary Hooper weaves her trademark spell on her readers with this enchanting book.

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Car Wash Wish

Sita Brahmachari

Format: Paperback

AUD $14.99

An honest and heart-warming tale of family, growing up and 'difference' from prize-winning author Sita Brahmachari (Artichoke Hearts), set over the course of one life-changing day. Tender-hearted and necessary, this gem of a teen novel is a rollercoaster ride for the heart. Hudson is a skilled reader of books, but not so much with people. Mum's new bloke Louis is keen to help, and in turn Hudson passes on what he learns to future sibling Zed (for zygote). This all comes in useful at granddad's funeral as Hudson deals with grief, his dad's feelings of guilt and his own sadness about his parents' separation. Hudson's self-awareness about his Asperger's and how it affects him (and others) gives him a distinctive and insightful voice that offers an astute and ultimately uplifting take on the world.

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Ways Of The Doomed

Moira McPartlin

Format: Paperback

AUD $16.99

It's the year 2089 and everything is altered. The revolutions of the early 21st century have created a world divided - between the Privileged few and the Native (Celtic)

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Anzac Boys

Ollie Cuthbertson

Format: Paperback

AUD $12.99

A powerful and moving World War One story about ANZAC soldiers and the disaster of the Gallipoli landing.

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