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Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9

Hash This title is usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above.

ID Title Author  
44506
300 minutes of danger
George is trapped in a falling aeroplane, with no engine and no pilot. Milla is covered with radioactive waste and her hazard suit is running out of air. Otto is in the darkest depths of the ocean, where something hungry is circling. Ten dangerous situations, ten brave kids and thirty minutes to escape.
ISBN 9781760154035
Series Minutes of danger series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Heath, Jack
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44497
48 hours: The vanishing
Jazz always wanted to be a detective, and now she has no choice! Her best friend Anika has been kidnapped over a 20 year old mystery. Can the annoying school rebel help her link the clues, within the first 48 hours?
ISBN 9781743629758
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Lord, Gabrielle
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A Tale of Fontania series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series A Tale of Fontania series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
111124
Adrift in space
Gold Team Junior has made the Interstellar 3D Championships. But if no one can fix their starship, they won't be playing anytime soon.
ISBN 9781420211702
Series Out of this world series (7 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Lin, Matt (ill)
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28509
Adventures of Nanny Piggins, The
Nanny Piggins, the world's most glamorous flying pig, runs away from the circus and goes to live with the Greens as their nanny. The Green children, Derrick, Samantha and Michael, fall in love with her instantly. Who could not fall in love with a Nanny whose only job qualifications are her astonishing ability to be fired out of a cannon and her amazing ability to make chocolate cake, sometimes both at the same time?
ISBN 9781741663167
Series Nanny Piggins series (1 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Spratt, R A
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6682
Adventures of Scarygirl, The
Abandoned on a remote peninsula, Scarygirl is rescued by Blister, a large friendly octopus. Blister and Scarygirl become best friends. But no one knows where Scarygirl came from, or who she really is, and her dreams are full of strange and disturbing visions.
ISBN 9781742372938
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Graphic novels /
Jurevicius, Nathan
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6280
Agatha Oddly: The secret key
Agatha Oddly is a girl who has embraced her namesake and aches to be a detective just like Agatha Christie. And she's well-equipped to do just that, having read hundreds of mystery novels and collected disguises and all the tools of the trade. When a few events all line up to suggest that she has the key to solve a mystery that has the whole of London's attention, she springs into action. Living in the groundskeeper's cottage in Hyde Park, Agatha's adventures are set in the beautiful and the dark parts of London.
ISBN 9780008211837
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2018
Jones, Lena
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4263
Agent nomad: Deadly magic
After their mission in London, Nomad, Riff, Phoenix and Orbit are back at HELIX, training to master their magic. But things have changed. Nomad's secret is out. Her peers know she is a Witness; a sorcerer with the rare ability to read others' magic. This causes ripples at HQ, especially when it means that Steel, the most popular cadet in her class, is no longer the centre of attention. But there are greater threats than new rivals. When the cadets are sent to New Zealand to investigate a top-secret case, they find themselves in more danger than they bargained for. With no one to trust and time running out, it's a race to stop the Inductors before they have enough power to destroy HELIX for good.
ISBN 9780143780403
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Melki-Wegner, Skye
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12879
Agent Nomad: The eleventh hour
Spies. Secrets. Sorcery. Natalie Palladino was a normal fifteen-year-old, at a normal school, about to face a normal maths test. Now her codename is Nomad, and she's training to become a secret agent for HELIX. No one can know that sorcery exists. No one can know that HELIX protects humanity from the Inductors. And no one can know that Nomad is a Witness, with a dangerous magical gift. The Inductors are hunting her. If they find her, they will kill her. But there's a traitor inside HELIX, and only a Witness can identify them. The problem is, Nomad hasn't mastered her powers. She can't levitate, fight or wield magic like her fellow recruits. If she's the only hope to stop a sorcerous bomb being detonated, the world is in trouble. The eleventh hour is coming . . .
ISBN 9780143780151
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Melki-Wegner, Skye
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Alice's adventures in Wonderland
On an ordinary summer's afternoon, Alice tumbles down a hole and an extraordinary adventure begins. In a strange, fantasy world, with even stranger characters, Alice finds herself growing more and more curious by the minute.
ISBN 9781904351832
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Carroll, Lewis
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111136
Alien rescue
Scott, Rudy and AJ think helping a bunch of trapped aliens is cool - until the aliens start fighting.
ISBN 9781420211825
Series Out of this world series (12 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Wong, Keira & Fong, Douglas (ill)
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7210
All-day nightmare
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You had terrible dreams last night. And when you wake up, you're not in your bed -- or your room. You're stuck in some creepy old house, and you can't remember your own name! Your nightmares have only just begun...
ISBN 9780439135306
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Stine, R L
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7167
Alone in Snakebite Canyon
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Want to be an eagle? Or a bear? Or a fish? Then check out the souvenir shop in Snakebite Canyon. They've got a pair of dried-up snake eyes with the power to turn you into a real animal. Maybe you'd like to buy a map of the lost gold mine. You could strike it rich. Or you could get attacked by a giant kid-eating spider! The choice is yours in this scary adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings.
ISBN 9780590399975
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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567922
Amal unbound
Twelve-year-old Amal loves learning and dreams of becoming a teacher. Then something unimaginable happens. After an accidental run-in with the son of her village's corrupt landlord, she is forced to work as his family's servant to pay off her own family's debt. At the opulent and corrupt Khan estate, Amal realises she will have to find a way to work with others in order to bring about change, and to achieve her dreams.
ISBN 9781925773026
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2018
Topics / Displacement /
Saeed, Aisha
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1767
Amazing Spencer Gray, The
Spencer Gray is twelve - finally old enough to join Dad in his glider. His mates are going to be so jealous. Going up is awesome, but when disaster strikes, Spencer will need to be nothing short of amazing.
ISBN 9781922089328
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2013
Fitzpatrick, Deb
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7504
Anaconda ambush
Sam Fox is on a field trip with his uncle in the Amazon when he's swept over a waterfall into an underground lake and discovers a fortune in gold. But, there's an enormous anaconda lurking in the cave and the snake is just the first obstacle Sam will have to overcome if he's to get out of the Amazon alive.
ISBN 9780143303701
Series Extreme adventures series (8 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
D'Ath, Justin
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4768
Ancient starship, The
When an ancient starship has been discovered in the Egyptian desert, Amelia's dad is whisked away to help. Meanwhile, the first human guests have arrived at the hotel and they're turning out to be the strangest visitors yet. Are the spaceship and the odd guests connected? Amelia and Charlie may be the only ones who can solve this puzzle...
ISBN 9781760120313
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Jones, Cerberus
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70363
Angel creek
There are only two things that Jelly likes about the new house on Rosemary Street, the old apricot tree and the creek over the back fence. One night, Jelly and her cousins spot something in the creek's dark waters. At first, they think it's a bird but it's a baby angel with a broken wing. Jelly decides to keep it. But, she soon discovers that you can't just take something from where it belongs and expect that it won't be missed.
ISBN 9781921758058
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2011
Rippin, Sally
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23780
Angel: through my eyes
The gripping tale of a teenage girl who has been separated from her family in the typhoon ravaged city of Tacloban in the Philippines. Battling looters, rubble, water damage, and the underlying fear that her family has been lost to the typhoon, Angel is desperate to find them again.
ISBN 9781760113773
Series Through my eyes - Natural disaster zones (7 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Daniel, Zoe & White, Lyn (ed)
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586048
Animal planet
Colt Lawless is on the run, suddenly famous, and more than a little superhuman. But can he save the last animals on earth? The deadly rat flu virus has changed - humans are catching it and nobody is sure why. Officer Katt is trying to blame it on the Lost World Circus and it's up to Colt to prove her wrong. But he and Birdy are trapped in the sewers, and the man who holds the key to it all is being held prisoner at DoRFE Headquarters. Is this the end of the road - not just for the circus, but for all of humankind?
ISBN 9780143307310
Series Lost world circus series (6 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
D'Ath, Justin
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29844
Ariki and the giant shark
Ariki is not like the other children on Turtle Island. She belongs heart and soul to the sea, where she plays all day with the dolphins and turtles. One day, a giant shark appears and the fishermen are too afraid to go out. Without fish the people will starve - and only Ariki can save the day!
ISBN 9781406369793
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Davies, Nicola & Kinnear, Nicola (ill)
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116036
Art fraud detective
The security guard at the Town Hall Gallery has a big problem. Some of the priceless masterpieces have been stolen and replaced with cunning forgeries. The guard needs your sharp eyes and patience to identify the fake paintings.
ISBN 9780753411957
Publisher Kingfisher, 2000
Nilsen, Anna
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Asterix series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Asterix series (41 books)
Goscinny, Rene & Uderzo, Albert
No book cover.
7597
Asterix versus Caesar
When the chief's niece, Panacea, is captured by the Romans with her fiance, Tragicomix, the Gaulish warriors Asterix and Obelix join the Roman legion in order to find them.
ISBN 9780340397237
Series Asterix series (38 of 41)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 1997
Goscinny, Rene & Uderzo, Albert
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9199
Astrid Spark fixologist: the girl with the incredible, magnetic fingers
The silly, inventive and fun adventures of a girl with a magnetic finger.
ISBN 9781865087184
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2002
D'Ath, Justin
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587840
Attack of the beastly babysitter
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Rats! You're too old for a baby-sitter. But your mum hired one anyway. And that's the good news. The bad news is the baby-sitter works for a company called KidScare. So what do you do? If you like to play games, meet Dare. He knows some killer games -- but if you lose, you'll never go home again. Forget about playing nice! Or maybe you'd rather go to the Fun Zone. Look out! Will you drown in the Bottomless Ball Pit? Will you find your way out of the Tomb of the Unknown Rat? Just one bit of advice: Whatever you do, don't eat any of that stuff marked "Switch Cheese"! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590934855
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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706
Austere academy, The
The Baudelaire orphans are sent to a terrible boarding school where they meet the Quagmire triplets and watch their backs for Count Olaf.
ISBN 9780064408639
Series Series of unfortunate events series (5 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2000
Snicket, Lemony
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746
Bad beginning, The
After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits to outsmart a distant relative who is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. A story of misery.
ISBN 9780064407663
Series Series of unfortunate events series (1 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1999
Snicket, Lemony
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9335
Barney and the secret of the french spies
In 1798 orphaned Barney Bean now has a flourishing farm in the New South Wales colony and everything he ever dreamed of ... except his childhood friend Elsie. But when Elsie falls ill and Barney rushes to be by her side, he finally learns the deadly secret she has been hiding. Who is this strange and beautiful girl who will not speak? And could France ever attack the isolated colony?
ISBN 9781460751305
Series The secret histories series (4 of 4)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2018
French, Jackie
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15466
Barney and the secret of the whales
Barney Bean is keen to make his fortune and he hears a secret. A sailor's secret about the treasure of the colony. But, Barney wonders how chasing whales can make you rich, and whether an adventure at sea is worth leaving everything he loves.
ISBN 9780732299446
Series The secret histories series (4 books)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
French, Jackie
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Battle boy series
Easy to read adventures that time travel to some of the most intereting historical events to meet real people. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Battle boy series (15 books)
Carter, Charlie & Jeffery, Russell (ill)
No book cover.
4408
Battle of the heroes
Quinn, Sebastian, Elanor and Tom have defeated the black witch, Githa, and found the last crucial piece of the prophecy, the sea serpent's scale. Back now at Wolfhaven, they search desperately through the castle crypts for the sleeping heroes, whom they hope will save them all, before the dark moon rises and they lose everything.
ISBN 9781743624104
Series The impossible quest series (5 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Forsyth, Kate
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26246
Bear Grylls: Spirit of the jungle
Mak and his family are in India. Things are going well until their raft is capsized on a wild river and Mak is separated and lost deep in the Indian Jungle. Can Mac survive long enough to find his way out of this strange, unfamiliar and dangerous landscape of bugs, bats, monkeys, snakes, bears, wolves, panthers and worst of all poachers? And if he can survive, will he really want to leave?
ISBN 9781509828623
Publisher Pan Macmillan London, 2016
Grylls, Bear
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7455
Beast of Blackmoor Bog, The
After escaping the bog-men in the wilds of the Witchwood, Sebastian, Quinn, Elanor and Tom journey south on their impossible quest. Sebastian and Elanor seek help from Crowthorne Castle but both allies and enemies will reveal themselves. Tom and Quinn venture into the mysterious moors where a hideous beast lies in waiting.
ISBN 9781743624081
Series The impossible quest series (3 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Forsyth, Kate
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23503
Beast of Hushing Wood, The
Ziggy Truegood feels a threatening presence in her tiny town of Hushing Wood, which is deepened by a recurring nightmare she has. When Raffi, an exotic young boy, and his grandfather come to town Ziggy's fears intensify. Unfortunately, her own wise and knowledgeable grandfather is ill, unable to help her. She wonders are the pair there to save her or to hunt her?
ISBN 9780143309178
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Wang, Gabrielle
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1915
Beetle boy
When his dad mysteriously goes missing from his job as Director of Science at the Natural History Museum, Darkus Cuttle moves in with his eccentric uncle. Next door live two lunatic cousins with an enormous beetle infestation. But, the beetles are anything but ordinary. They're an amazing, intelligent super species, and they're in danger of being exterminated. Darkus and his friends must save the beetles. But, they're up against the mad scientist of fashion and haute couture, Lucretia Cutter, who has dastardly plans for the bugs.
ISBN 9781910002704
Publisher Chicken House, 2016
Leonard, M G & Sarda, Julia (ill)
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7709
Beowulf
Beowulf, the fearless warrior battles three evils that terrorise the entire kingdom of Denmark. He slays Grendel the merciless ogre and his vengeful sea hag mother. In his old age, Beowulf faces a bloody struggle with the deadly dragon of the deep in which he may not be as successful as in his youth.
ISBN 9781406305975
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Morpurgo, Michael
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6842
Beware of the purple peanut butter
A Give Yourself Goosebumps story Talk About Snack Attack! Your aunt and uncle told you to stay out of their basement. So, of course, you check it out. That's where you find the dusty old refrigerator. In the fridge there are two containers. One is filled with purple goop. It smells just like a peanut-butter-and-jelly sandwich. The other holds a piece of chocolate cake. Your stomach is growling. If you eat the purple goop, you start shrinking. Pretty soon you're battling it out with a gigantic monster - a mouse! If you choose the cake, you grow into a tall giant. Now you're trying to escape the police, who are convinced you're a mutant alien! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super spooky endings! ,.
ISBN 9780590673204
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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10695
Beyond the knock-knock door
After ruining a classmate's costume party, the Bowman triplets are chased into the city sewers. Locked inside, they discover a gateway to another world where sharks fly, swashbucklers scheme and party costumes become real. The triplets are mistaken for famous heroes and must fight the biggest trouble of all.
ISBN 9781741664072
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Monk, Scott
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33129
Big book of Antartica, The
Antarctica is the driest, coldest and windiest continent on Earth. Even though it is a harsh and difficult place to live, Antarctica is home to more than a thousand plant and several hundred animal species. Antarctica has 90 per cent of Earth's ice and plays a major role in our weather. Scientists from around the world live and work in Antarctica to better understand the future of our planet. Welcome to The Big Book of Antarctica.
ISBN 9781742034188
Publisher Wild Dog Books, 2017
Hope, Charles
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6911
Birthday party of no return, The
Welcome to the Hall of Horrors, HorrorLand's Hall of Fame for the truly terrifying. Lee Hargrove only wants one thing-to win a scholarship to Summer Sports Camp. His school is holding a competition and the winner gets to attend the camp for free. Lee is one of the favorites to win along with his friend, Cory "Lucky Duck" Duckworth and another athletic classmate, Laura Grodin. Laura is good...for a girl, but how can anyone compete with Cory's good luck streak? Lee has an idea and he's about to give Cory an unforgettable birthday present that will really get the party started.
ISBN 9780545289382
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Stine, R L
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130804
Blind trek
Hilton and Tim can't stand each other. They are forced together via their parents' friendship and their bike has crashed in the middle of nowhere. The only way home is to walk. Danger lurks and, if the boys are to survive, they must work together.
ISBN 9780143302469
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Kennedy, Jim
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37210
Blueberry pancakes forever
Winter has fallen in the world of story and Tuesday's typewriter lies silent. Far away in the Peppermint Forest, Vivienne fears she will never again feel the touch of the sun. When the mysterious Loddon appears in Vivienne's treehouse, he brings terrible danger. Without warning, Tuesday is swept up into the world of story as she has never seen it before. In this forbidding and unfamiliar place, and without her beloved dog, Tuesday becomes Loddon's captive and has to muster all her resources to survive.
ISBN 9781760110451
Series Tuesday McGillycuddy series (3 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
Banks, Angelica
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37132
Bones
Twins,Danny and Nicki, notice that their dog, Patch, is bringing home bones to bury in the garden. The only problem is that the bones look like human bones. The police are called in and their dad's prize-winning flowers are dug up. When they follow Patch around the neighbourhood, they get a very big surprise indeed.
ISBN 9780143303992
Publisher Penguin NZ, 2008
Crisp, Maureen
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5432
Book of answers, The: An Ateban Cipher novel
Gabe and his companions journey to a remote mountain citadel where they learn the secret of the mysterious encrypted book that he has been tasked with protecting. But their enemies are close behind them, and new dangers lie ahead.
ISBN 9780734417695
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2018
Tait, A L
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43476
Book of secrets, The: An Ateban Cipher novel
Gabe has lived at the Abbey, learning the skills of the monks, since he was left on the doorstep as a baby. When he is plunged into catastrophe following the discovery of a dying monk who then vanishes, Gabe has to leave the Abbey for the first time in his life. Lost in the forest and unsure of what to do, he is found by a group of misfits who defy all expectations. Together, they come up with a plan that will lead them all towards their ultimate goal of being able to live normal lives.
ISBN 9780734417671
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2017
Tait, A L
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1886
Boy versus rat dog
Colt doesn't know his own strength. When a showdown with a rat dog has tragic consequences, his arch enemy, Officer Katt, seeks revenge. She steals the thing that matters most to Colt, right when his superpowers seem to have disappeared. But superpowers or not, Birdy and Colt are on the case, and the secrets they uncover could change Colt's life forever.
ISBN 9780143307297
Series Lost world circus series (4 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2013
D'Ath, Justin
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5659
Bravelands: Broken pride
When treacherous betrayal disrupts the fragile balance between the inhabitants of the Bravelands plains, a lion cub cast out from his pride, an elephant calf who can read the bones of the dead, and a baboon adolescent rebelling against his destiny, are thrust together. These unlikely heroes must conquer their fears to to restore the harmony in the Bravelands.
ISBN 9781460756270
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Hunter, Erin
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1691
Broken sun, The
When an ancient artefact is stolen from the British museum, Jack, Scarlett and Mr Doyle embark on a hunt across Europe to find it. In a race against time, they need to foil a deadly plan to attack the Houses of Parliament.
ISBN 9781922182166
Series Jack Mason adventure series (3 of 3)
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2014
Pitt, Darrell
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6348
Bully chip, The
A year after they defeated the evil Lester Smythe, Callum, Sophie and Jinx are having problems with two bullies who are targeting them at school. The friends do not back down and take on the bullies. But could the bullies' evil power be the work of Lester Smythe again.
ISBN 9781921977640
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Wood, Glenn
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26965
Bushfire rescue
While trying to stop cattle rustlers from stealing a stud bull, an injured Sam is isolated in the mountains during a horrific bushfire. To survive, he must rely on his courage, ingenuity and the help of Chainsaw, a mad old rodeo bull.
ISBN 9780143302209
Series Extreme adventures series (2 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2005
D'Ath, Justin
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5479
Cairo Jim amidst the petticoats of Artemis
Amidst the ruins of the ancient city of Ephesus, Captain Neptune Bone has unearthed an incredible relic which promises him supernatural powers.
ISBN 9780733616389
Series Cairo Jim series (10 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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568
Cairo Jim and Jocelyn Osgood after the puce empress
A mysterious man inexplicably disappears mid-flight on the way to Shanghai. The strange object he thrusts into the flight attendant's hand leads Jocelyn Osgood, Cairo Jim and Joan Twilight on a search for a priceless, Chinese antiquity.
ISBN 9780340584453
Series Cairo Jim series (3 of 18)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2002
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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682
Cairo Jim and Jocelyn Osgood in ascent into Asgard
While stopping over in Norway, Joan Twilight buys a rusty old hammer she thinks will interest her friend Jocelyn Osgood. They seek out Professor Snerdforst and discover the hammer is more than a dusty relic.
ISBN 9780733616365
Series Cairo Jim series (8 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2003
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Cairo Jim and Jocelyn Osgood in bedlam from Bollywood
Cairo Jim and his friends, including Valkyrian Airways flight attendant Jocelyn Osgood, must uncover yet another mystery of history when they become embroiled in the shooting of an Indian film.
ISBN 9780733612244
Series Cairo Jim series (15 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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5483
Cairo Jim and the alabastron of the forgotten gods
A seemingly ordinary vase is stolen from the Greek Archaeological Museum by a figure swathed in mystery. But the vase, an ancient alabastron, holds a potent force that must not be allowed to escape.
ISBN 9780733616341
Series Cairo Jim series (6 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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17471
Cairo Jim and the Astragals of Angkor
The Astragals of Angkor, strange ancient carvings from Cambodia, are discovered in the Vaults of Abandonment, deep below the Old Relics Society in Cairo. Cairo Jim, that well-known archaeologist and little-known poet, must find out where they came from and why they are shown in such outrageous positions.
ISBN 9780733616617
Series Cairo Jim series (18 of 18)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2007
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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11510
Cairo Jim and the chaos from Crete
Jim and his faithful companions, Doris and Brenda, go underground to stop Neptune Bone and Desdemona the Parrot from finding the lost power of Knoss. They search for them in the labyrinth but discover more than they could predict.
ISBN 9780733612251
Series Cairo Jim series (13 of 18)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2002
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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15548
Cairo Jim and the lagoon of tidal magnificence
The kidnapping of the entire Turkish women's Olympic Tent Erection Team sparks an adventure which includes archaeological investigations by Cairo Jim and his off-beat team.
ISBN 9780733602955
Series Cairo Jim series (11 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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5480
Cairo Jim and the quest for the quetzal queen
Cairo Jim must solve the riddle of the sudden and unexplained disappearance of paintings of the legendary quetzal queen. The paintings are not the only thing to disappear, so has Fifi Glusac, contortionist and harmonica player.
ISBN 9781406305432
Series Cairo Jim series (7 of 18)
Publisher Walker Books, 1997
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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13545
Cairo Jim and the rorting of Rameses' regalia
A very exciting hieroglyphics discovery, in the Temple of Hathor at Dendara, sends Cairo Jim and friends off in pursuit of the secret of turning ordinary metals into gold.
ISBN 9780733612268
Series Cairo Jim series (14 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Cairo Jim and the secret sepulchre of the Sphinx
When Cairo Jim, and his friends make the find of the century, a new enemy on the scene sets out to discredit Jim and destroy his hard-won reputation
ISBN 9780733605796
Series Cairo Jim series (9 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 1999
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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14483
Cairo Jim and the sumptuous stash of Silenus
Cairo Jim and his friends set out to stop Captain Neptune F Bone in his greedy pursuit to dominate the world's total gold resources, and to save King Midas's daughter.
ISBN 9781741635386
Series Cairo Jim series (16 of 18)
Publisher Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd, 2005
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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1029
Cairo Jim and the sunken sarcophagus of Sekheret
When Captain Neptune Bone disappears in the Red Sea while diving for a lost sarcophagus of a Pharaoh, Cairo Jim is called in to try and help find him in the dark and watery depths.
ISBN 9781406300215
Series Cairo Jim series (4 of 18)
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Cairo Jim and the tyrannical bauble of Tiberius
Cairo Jim and his friends are sent to Rome to get to the bottom of an act of felony when a priceless and mysterious artefact, the Imperishable Bauble, is discovered to be missing.
ISBN 9780733616402
Series Cairo Jim series (12 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Cairo Jim and the xylophones above Zarundi
Jocelyn Osgood, friend of Cairo Jim, becomes embroiled in the theft of a priceless, royal tiara. She is thrown into a world of chaos and mystery in Zarundi, Africa.
ISBN 9780340622452
Series Cairo Jim series (5 of 18)
Publisher Starlight, 1995
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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1005
Cairo Jim at the crossroads of Orpheus
In the dusty ruins of the ancient House of the Perfumer at Pompeii, astonishing discoveries are taking place. Long forgotten perfumes are being reinvented. But, when one of these whiffs of wonderment, believed to have legendary hypnotic powers, goes missing, it is up to that well-known archaeologist, Cairo Jim, and his friends to try and stop a rush of evil.
ISBN 9781741636093
Series Cairo Jim series (17 of 18)
Publisher Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd, 2006
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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677
Cairo Jim in search of Martenarten
Cairo Jim is in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt, on the hunt for the lost tomb of the Pharaoh Martenarten. The treacherous and devious Captain Neptune Bone is after the same priceless treasure.
ISBN 9781406300208
Series Cairo Jim series (2 of 18)
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Cairo Jim on the trail to ChaCha Muchos
Cairo Jim, archaeologist and failed poet, discovers he is not the only one on the dangerour trail to ChaCha Muchos, a mysterious city deep in dark Peru.
ISBN 9781406300192
Series Cairo Jim series (1 of 18)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Cairo Jim series
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Cairo Jim series (18 books)
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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2948
Camp crazy
Daks and his mates are camping. No parents, just four mates alone with nature. But then they find a hidden camp. Is it the legendary Jungle Jim or someone much more sinister.
ISBN 9781922077998
Series Lightning strikes series (19 books)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Trewin, Trudie
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38087
Camp croc
Camp Trib is legendary and Daks is finally there after years of waiting. So, too, are some wildlife smugglers. It's a jungle out there and Daks and his mates are in for an unexpected adventure at camp. Perhaps, they should be more afraid of the smugglers than the wildlife.
ISBN 9781921720031
Series Lightning strikes series (19 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Trewin, Trudie
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Carnivorous carnival, The
The Baudelaire orphans are falsely accused of murder. On the run from Count Olaf, they disguise themselves in a carnival as entertainers.
ISBN 9780064410120
Series Series of unfortunate events series (9 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2002
Snicket, Lemony
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7783
Case of the getaway gold, The
Anna and Tim find the real thief of the getaway gold.
ISBN 9780207184079
Series Skinny mysteries series (3 of 6)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Ball, Duncan & David, Mark (ill)
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Charlie and the karaoke cockroaches
"I didn't want the exterminator to be flattened by a flying sink. I just wanted a home for the cockroaches." Charlie is thrown into an adventure when his new friend Vivien hands him a mysterious box and makes him swear to look after it no matter what
ISBN 9781743548448
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Brough, Alan
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1267
Charlie and the war against the grannies
"I didn't want Mrs Cyclopolos to explode. I just wanted a paper round." Charlie find himself at war with the grannies after they squirt hot sauce in his face and make him think he's dead. Throw in a glass eye, snot-covered hankies and some mysterious underground people, and you have a fantastic adventure!
ISBN 9781743540121
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2016
Brough, Alan
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617176
Charlie changes into a chicken
Charlie McGuffin is just an ordinary boy dealing with a range of typical problems. However, one day his life is completely turned upside down when he discovers he can transform into different animals! How will Charlie find a way to deal with his new powers and keep clear of the resident school bully?
ISBN 9780241346211
Publisher Penguin, 2019
Copeland, Sam & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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7168
Checkout time at the Dead-End Hotel
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You've just checked into a crummy old hotel on a deserted highway. The problem? You can't check out -- ever!
ISBN 9780590399982
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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20415
Child of the cloud
Deep in the heart of Aladrya stands a mighty mountain. Rising high above the clouds, its rocky crags and windswept cliffs are home to four species of birds. With only three days left until the full moon feast, Whisker's rescue mission hangs in the balance. Even if he can reach the mountain alive, he still has to outwit and out-fly the dreaded birds of prey.
ISBN 9780987461544
Series Pie rats series (5 of 6)
Publisher Daydream Press, 2016
Stelzer, Cameron
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616952
Children of the dragon: The race for the red dragon
On their way to the Wudang Mountains to discover the fate of Qing's father and sisters, Qing and Harley make an unscheduled stop after they hear rumours of an ancient vase emblazoned with a red dragon. Enemies are everywhere, and Harley and Qing must race evil forces across Hong Kong and Southern China to find the legendary vase. Qing's magic is growing in power, but is it enough to counter the human and otherworldly forces that are determined to stop them at all costs?
ISBN 9781760297374
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Lim, Rebecca
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571053
Children of the dragon: The relic of the blue dragon
Harley Spark is just an ordinary thirteen-year-old kid who lives with his mum, Delia. Rumour has it that his dad, Ray, is an international crime figure with a talent for nicking old, valuable things. So when Harley finds an antique Chinese vase on the footpath, something compels him to stuff it under his school jumper and run for home. Little does he know he's about to reignite a centuries-old war between two ancient, supernatural families...
ISBN 9781760297367
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Lim, Rebecca
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89141
City of Ember, The
Endless darkness is threatening the underground city of Ember. Food is in short supply, corruption is spreading and the lights keep failing. Soon Ember could be engulfed by darkness. Lina and Doon must find a way to escape before the lights go out forever.
ISBN 9780552559980
Publisher Corgi Books, 2008
DuPrau, Jeanne
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4758
City of lies
The Keeper Trilogy - Book 2. Goldie Roth is a trained thief and a skilled liar. She's supposed to be one of the Keepers of the mysterious Museum of Dunt but she will not leave her sick parents. But, when Toadspit's sister is stolen, he and Goldie follow the child-stealers. She discovers some dangerous secrets that the child-stealers will kill to protect. Goldie needs all her skills as a thief and a liar if she is to survive and save her friends.
ISBN 9781742379999
Series The Keepers trilogy series (2 of 3)
Publisher Delacorte Press, 2011
Tanner, Lian
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City of secret rivers, The
Hyacinth is not at all pleased to move to London with her mother, partly because she still hopes her parents might get back together. Even her love of history does not make London more appealing, even less so when she opens her grandmother's farewell gift of a book titled A History of the Sewers of London (which she is bored enough to actually read), although she is puzzled, intrigued and a little anxious when the accompanying card foretells terrible danger, with no clue as to what it might be. She soon discovers a world of magic and strange creatures and places. All is definitely not what it seems and it is not at all certain whom she can trust. With her mother's life at stake Hyacinth must use all her skills to find the right path to prevent a catastrophe.
ISBN 9781406368857
Publisher Walker Books, 2017
Weinstein, Jacob Sager & Cook, Euan (ill)
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6913
Claws!
The Hall of Horrors is open. Step into the nightmare! Mickey and Amanda are put in charge of their vacationing neighbors' cat, Bella. All they have to do is make sure she has enough to eat and doesn't destroy the house. Seems simple enough. But Bella escapes from the house and disappears. Mickey thinks she may have been hit by a car but there is no body. Amanda has an idea to replace the cat with a look-alike from the local pet store Cat Heaven. They find a cat that looks exactly like Bella, but the clerk won't sell it to them, so they decide to steal it. Big mistake! These cats are more than they seem to be.
ISBN 9780545289337
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Stine, R L
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Clearheart
Ella is the Clearheart, part human and part magical. She is striving to learn how to fly so she can win the skateboarding championship, but the Duke has a dastardly plan to invade Magus which Ella must foil.
ISBN 9781741694673
Series Flitterwig series (2 of 3)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Cullen, Edrei
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3642
Cogheart
Lily's dad, the inventor, has gone missing. He may even be dead! But Lily doesn't believe it and her mechanical fox, Malkin, has heard whispers about a new invention her dad was working on before he vanished, that may hold the key finding him. But the mission to return Lily's father won't be easy or safe and just who are those creepy mirror-eyed men?
ISBN 9781474915007
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Bunzl, Peter
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18037
Corby Flood
Corby Flood and her large family are aboard a shabby cruise ship on their way to a new school. Armed with her trusty travel advisory, Corby learns about all the exotic ports along the coast while keeping an eye on the other passengers, the sinister Brotherhood of the Clowns, the unintelligible Hattenswillers, the mysterious man from Cabin 2 and the smarmy lieutenant. Most worying, though, is the creature in the crate.
ISBN 9780385750905
Series Far-flung adventures series (2 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris (ill)
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Countdown to danger series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Countdown to danger series (3 books)
Heath, Jack
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2969
Countdown to danger: Bullet train disaster
You're strapped tightly into your seat on the bullet train. The mountain track is so steep, the aisle is a staircase. As the train accelerates at top speed, a passenger slips out of his seat and begins to fall to the back of the train. He will probably die. It's time to decide whether to unstrap yourself to save him or stay in your seat. Countdown the minutes towards your survival or demise.
ISBN 9781760159627
Series Countdown to danger series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Heath, Jack
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3250
Countdown to danger: Deadly heist
You are standing inside a busy city bank, wary of three suspicious people you just saw come in. Suddenly an ear-splitting scream makes you jump. The alarm starts ringing. One of the suspicious trio, a man, has pulled a grenade out of his bag. The woman has just melted the security camera with her laser shooter. You must choose whether you get down on the floor like they ask or try to escape while their backs are turned. 30 minutes. 30 paths. You choose if you live or die.
ISBN 9781760276829
Series Countdown to danger series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2047
Heath, Jack
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8261
Countdown to danger: Shockwave
You're swimming through the ocean, trying to escape dangerous mercenaries who have planted a bomb on the mainland. Behind you, getting closer, is the largest shark you've ever seen. An explosion rips out from the shoreline and a massive wave flings you closer to the stunned shark's open mouth. You don't have much time and you need to get to land. It's time to decide whether to keep swimming or climb onto the shark's back and ride to shore.
ISBN 9781760159634
Series Countdown to danger series (3 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Heath, Jack
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6885
Creepy creations of Professor Shock
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story He's Into Heavy Metal... Really Heavy Metal. You and your friends decide to check out a new part of town. That's when you notice an old house with a sign that says "BEWARE -- DANGER" on one side and "PLEASE COME IN" on the other. Of course, you decide to go and see what's up. The old man who lives there tells you hes looking for help cleaning out his garage. And you find a secret room. Inside there's a robot and mirrors and all kinds of great stuff. If you look in the mirrors you'll find yourself in a place where everything is backwards. If you turn on the robot you'll be walking in a metal wonderland. Can you get back before you become a pile of nuts and bolts? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590847742
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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17167
Crocodile attack
Exciting story of a fourteen year old boy and his two year old cousin who are kidnapped by a robber in Queensland during a cyclone. When the getaway car crashes into the raging Crocodile River, they must face many ordeals to survive.
ISBN 9780143302230
Series Extreme adventures series (1 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2005
D'Ath, Justin
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578
Crocodile attack
In a true story, a twelve year old girl receives a reward for bravery following a crocodile attack in the Northern Territory. Fact and opinion surrounding the story are explored in reports, maps, signs, letters, newspaper articles and storytelling.
ISBN 9780957842243
Publisher BlueCat Books, 2004
Peguero, Leone
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20548
Crossing
Cara lives in the shadow of the Wall, a wall which protects its citizens from the outside world. By following the government's rules, Cara and her sister are safe, even when their parents are away doing important work for the government. When Cara befriends Leon and Ava, she begins to question what she has always known. Ava doesn't seem to think the rules are all that important. Perhaps that is why she disappears.
ISBN 9781742990286
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2014
Norton, Catherine
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7246
Curse of the cave creatures, The
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. In this special "Power Play" edition, readers choose unique power objects to take with them on a hiking adventure through a wild wilderness that is home to the spirit of Evil Bear!
ISBN 9780590187343
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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6845
Curse of the creeping coffin, The
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story You're off to visit your grandmother, whose house backs up to a graveyard. At first the tombstones seem far away. But every day they move a little closer. Then you discover the headstones are disappearing. But the dead aren't gone -- their ghosts are moving. Right into your grandmother's house! If you decide to stay, you must battle a warrior ghost. If you decide to run, one of the kid ghosts follows you home. Will you be haunted...for the rest of your life? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590847650
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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7206
Danger time
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You should've never gone into the creepy clock store. But it's too late to change your mind -- and the owner, Chronos, needs your help. Can you figure out how to get back to your own time...and away from the Time Police?
ISBN 9780439121866
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Stine, R L
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14885
Danny Allen was here
Danny, his brother and sister and their friend, Mark, get up to all sorts of hilarious, hair-raising mischief. But, Danny and his family must face the biggest challenge of all, life without their farm.
ISBN 9780330422949
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2007
Cummings, Phil
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87322
Danny the champion of the world
Danny loves his life with his dad in the little gypsy caravan. His dad never runs out of wonderful stories. When Danny discovers his father' s secret, he' s off on the adventure of a lifetime, involving an hilarious pheasant-snatching expedition, and a daring plot to get the better of the horrible Mr Victor Hazell.
ISBN 9780141322674
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2007
Dahl, Roald & Blake, Quentin (ill)
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4769
Dark giants, The
When some unauthorised guests arrive through the gateway, chaos breaks loose and threatens to spoil Amelia's birthday. What are they looking for and can Charlie stop them before it's too late?
ISBN 9781760126209
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Jones, Cerberus
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7738
Darkmouth
THEY ARE COMING! Legends (also known as terrifying, human-eating monsters) have invaded the town of Darkmouth and aim to conquer the world. But don't panic! The last remaining Legend Hunter - Finn - will protect us. Finn, twelve-years-old, loves animals, he's not a natural fighter, but he tries really, really hard, and we all know good intentions are the best weapons against a hungry Minotaur, right? On second thoughts, panic. PANIC NOW!
ISBN 9780007545773
Series Darkmouth series (1 of 4)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2015
Hegarty, Shane
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Darkmouth series
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Series Darkmouth series (4 books)
Hegarty, Shane
No book cover.
41507
Darkmouth: Chaos descends
The adventures of Fin the unlikely, uncertain and completely reluctant monster hunter continue and things just keep getting worse. Not only are people disappearing but it looks like a full scale monster invasion is on the way. Will Fin and his friends be able to halt the monster attack or are we all doomed?
ISBN 9780007545636
Series Darkmouth series (3 of 4)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2017
Hegarty, Shane
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24629
Darkmouth: Hero rising
Finn's world just keeps getting more and more dangerous. Being a monster hunter is in the family after all and in this fourth book of the Darkmouth series Finn is finally accepting this fact. But now that he has been cast out of Darkmouth as a traitor and the people he thought he could trust are turning out to be as treacherous as the monsters he hunts, Finn has other things on his mind. Not least of all, the rise of an ancient power that is threatening to end the entire universe.
ISBN 9780007545629
Series Darkmouth series (4 of 4)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2017
Hegarty, Shane
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30694
Darkmouth: Worlds explode
The adventures of the most unfortunate Legend Hunter ever to don fighting armour and pick up a Dessicator continues. On a list of things Finn never thought he'd wish for, a gateway bursting open in Darkmouth was right up there. But that's about his only hope for finding his missing father. He's searched for a map, he's followed Steve into dead ends, but found nothing. And he's still got homework to do. But soon Finn and Emmie must face bizarre Legends, a ravenous world and a face from the past as they go where no Legend Hunter has gone before. Or, at least, where no legend Hunter has gone before and returned with their limbs in the correct order.
ISBN 9780007545674
Series Darkmouth series (2 of 4)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Hegarty, Shane
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6839
Deadly experiments of Dr. Eeek, The
A Give Yourself Goosebumps story He's Out to Take Over... Your Life! Top secret and dangerous. That's what your mom, a famous scientist calls the research she's been doing at the labs of Dr. Eeek. You're dying to know what it's all about. Then one day you get lost in the labs. Before you know it, you've become a human guinea pig in Dr. Eeek's deadly experiments! If you choose one lab, you'll meet a dog wearing sneakers. He's half dog, half kid. And now he's after you! If you choose another lab, you get lost in a maze--a maze that just happens to be the home of an enormous rat! The choice is yours in this GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590673181
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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14663
Dear Olly
The stories of a young man, his little sister and a baby swallow are intertwined simply to reveal the high price a young man pays when he gives up a lucrative career in vet science to bring joy and laughter to orphans in Africa. The values he puts on love, laughter and the chance to see gorillas in the wild make it all worth it.
ISBN 9780006753339
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2000
Morpurgo, Michael
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6852
Deep in the jungle of doom
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story It's Really a Jungle out There!! You're headed to a South American jungle with your nature-study class. Everything seems pretty cool at first, but then you start to get bored. Where's the beach? Where's the excitement? So you and your friend decide to do a little exploring on your own. That's when you see something so freaky, all you want to do is get out of there! If you run screaming down one trail you'll end up at a waterfall with a creepy underground cave. If you choose the other trail you'll eat some fruit that turns you into a crazy-looking sea monster. Will you get back to normal before things start to get really fish?!! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590847681
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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587850
Detention
Sima and her family are pressed to the rough, cold ground among fifty others. They lie next to the tall fence designed to keep them in. The wires are cut one by one. When they make their escape, a guard raises the alarm. Shouting, smoke bombs, people tackled to the ground. In the chaos Sima loses her parents. Dad told her to run, so she does, hiding in a school and triggering a lockdown. A boy, Dan, finds her hiding in the toilet block. What should he do? Help her? Dob her in? She's breaking the law, but is it right to lock kids up? And if he helps, should Sima trust him? Or run? This moment, these decisions, will change the course of their lives.
ISBN 9780143791799
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2019
Bancks, Tristan
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44884
Devil danger
Sam Fox is on a skiing trip in Tasmania when a baby plummets out of a cable car overhead. The baby is Crown Prince Thomas, the four month old son of European Princess Monica, and the fall results from a bungled kidnap attempt. Before he knows it, Sam is on the run from kidnappers and avoiding avalanches and explosions to keep the young Crown Prince alive.
ISBN 9780143303725
Series Extreme adventures series (10 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
D'Ath, Justin
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649601
Diablo's doom
Do you have the courage to be a ranger in danger? You're going to Africa as a ranger in training and you can't wait! Rampaging elephants, charging rhinos, and hungry man-eating crocodiles! Is Diablo the evil poacher? Can you stop him? Read on if you dare! You the reader decide your destiny with over 20 possible endings. Written in conjunction with real wild life ranger Sean Willmore.
ISBN 9781741789904
Series Ranger in Danger series (3 books)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2010
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
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6849
Diary of a mad Mummy
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story All Wrapped Up and No Place to Go... While you're on vacation you get a chance to check out an exhibit of Egyptian artifacts and a pretty cool mummy. But when you get to where the mummy is supposed to be all you find is a pile of bandages and a really old diary filled with entries that seem to have been written by Mr. Mummy himself! If you touch the bandages they'll wrap themselves around you and poof -- you're a mummy. If you decide to use the clues in the diary to find the wrapped wonder you'll find yourself searching through the pyramids in Egypt. Will you be stuck there -- forever? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590847674
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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581515
Different boy, A
'The ship was a towering fortress looming over the pier. Anton stared enviously at the emigrants lining up in front of the wide gangplank. Heading off on a voyage to a land of peace and plenty. Leaving the land of broken buildings and crushed hopes behind. Looking forward to sunshine and steaks. How he wished that he was one of the lucky ones.' Loosely based on Paul Jennings' journey to Australia as a 'ten pound Pom', the story of Anton, who escapes from an orphanage and successfully stows away on a boat headed for the land of 'sunshine and steaks' has a timeless reality of its own. It is a tale of loss, guilt, mistaken identity and taking risks but also surprisingly heartwarming and heartbreaking.
ISBN 9781760523503
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Jennings, Paul & Kelly, Geoff (ill)
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3335
Different dog, A
'I'll tell you something, Chase. Don't beg. Some people beg because they have nothing. But a dog should never do it just because someone says the word beg'. The unforgettable story of a boy who cannot speak and the day he finds his voice.
ISBN 9781760296469
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Jennings, Paul & Kelly, Geoff (ill)
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579487
Dog runner, The
Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people.
ISBN 9781760523572
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Macdibble, Bren
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5646
Doldrums, The
Archer B Helmsley is a dreamer who lives in a house full of curiosities and his overprotective mother. His famous grandparents vanished while exploring an iceberg in Antarctica. Archer is lonely until he meets Oliver, more of a worrier than a warrior, and Adelaide, a mysterious Parisian girl with a wooden leg. Together, they plan to embark on a rescue mission to Antarctica. If only Archer's mother would let him leave the house.
ISBN 9780062320940
Publisher Greenwillow, 2015
Gannon, Nicholas
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5095
Dolls of war
In 1941, eleven-year-old Macy James lives near the Oregon coast with her father, the curator of a small museum. Miss Tokyo, one of 58 exquisite Friendship Dolls given to America by Japan in 1926, is part of the museum's collection and one of Macy's most treasured connections to her mother who recently passed away. However, when the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbour, Macy discovers the ugly side of prejudice and fear in many of her neighbours, as they demand the doll and all it represents, be destroyed and she is the only one left standing up for Miss Tokyo, her mother's memory and the hope of forgiveness.
ISBN 9780763690694
Series Friendship dolls NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2018
Parenteau, Shirley
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6960
Don't scream!
Welcome to the Hall of Horrors, HorrorLand's Hall of Fame for the truly terrifying. Jack Harmon finds a cell phone on the school bus. He raises the phone to his ear and hears a girl's voice: "Hi, Jack. Don't scream. I've been waiting for you. I'm your new friend." Jack thinks it's a joke. He tries to end the call, then turn the phone off, but the girl's voice won't go away: "Don't make me angry, Jack. I'm warning you." Jack is puzzled and a little frightened. He must obey her every wish. She appears in all sorts of electronic devices-he can't escape her. "Don't scream, Jack. I'm just a voice. But you're going to be my body." She begins to force him to do dangerous things like stealing a laptop from school. But Jack finally outwits the voice when she jumps into his wristwatch. The school bully has been after that watch all year, so Jack finally lets him have it.
ISBN 9780545289375
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Stine, R L
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Dragon Blood Pirates series
Two modern day boys, sometimes accompanied by their little sister and a sinister three-legged cat, are able to fall through time portals back to the time of bloodthirsty pirates and rollicking sea adventures. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (18 books)
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
No book cover.
98420
Dragon blood pirates: dead man's whirlpool
Al and Owen return to the Dragon Blood Islands to find clues to the sabre's magical words and find out more about their ancestors amongst the pirates. But when the boys run into Slitgut who forces them to walk the plank, they uncover more than they could have expected in their wildest dreams.
ISBN 9780734411204
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (14 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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Dragon blood pirates: death diamond
Al and Owen have suddenly found themselves trapped on a rocky outcrop in the middle of a rising sea in another place and another century. They have to work out how they got there and how to get home, and more importantly, how to survive pirates like Captain Gunner, Snotty Nell and the ghost of Vicious Victor.
ISBN 9780734410719
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (1 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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34126
Dragon blood pirates: doubloons and disaster
Al and Owen are again back in the world of the pirates and Al is beginning to discover his connection with this earlier time. The boys use their wits to escape some terrifying dangers as they rescue cash-strapped pirates. But, they will need all their resources to escape the evil clutches of Captain Blacktooth.
ISBN 9780734410726
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (2 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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Dragon blood pirates: graveyard diamonds
Al finds Prince Alleric's diary in the sea trunk in his attic and discovers some intriguing connections to his family history. The kids return to the islands in pursuit of Al's ancestors' treasure, visit the plague city and discover the golden key that opens a door to a secret in Dragon Island's hidden city.
ISBN 9780734411228
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (16 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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43377
Dragon blood pirates: idols and ivory
This time Al's little sister, Hal, joins them unwittingly and unwillingly on their adventure. But she turns out to be another clue in their connection with this adventurous time in history. Al and Owen rescue kidnapped baby elephants and Al's decoding skills prove very handy for locating secret treasure.
ISBN 9780734410733
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (3 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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55887
Dragon blood pirates: jewels and jolly rogers
This time, Al and Owen escape to the time of the pirates without Al's annoying little sister. Perhaps it's just as well for they have to battle pirates and escape cannibals to get home, alive and uneaten.
ISBN 9780734410757
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (4 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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79864
Dragon blood pirates: power of the sabre
In their final adventure in the Dragon Blood Islands, the boys find their way through the maze and into the underground city, home of the sorcerer's hidden room. Al finishes reading his grandfather's diary and discovers the word he and his friends have been seeking to empower his sabre.
ISBN 9780734411242
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (18 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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82003
Dragon blood pirates: power of the scabbard
The Scabbard of Invincibility finally has its four black diamonds in place and this means its powers are back in action. When Al wears it, he is invincible. But, while Al, Owen and Snakeboot, the cat, are away, Gunner sails off with the sabre and scabbard, leaving the boys behind. His plan is to attack Blacktooth and regain Velvetfoot's treasure.
ISBN 9780734410986
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (12 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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89338
Dragon blood pirates: ransom
The boys return to the Dragon Blood Islands with the key to the secret door. When the girls are taken hostage by Captain Slitgut, the boys come to their rescue. But, they must try to overturn Gunner's rumour that they duped his enemy pirates with a real sabre.
ISBN 9780734411235
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (17 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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8987
Dragon blood pirates: skulls and sabres
Al and Owen are back with the pirates but, in this adventure, they are up against an even scarier enemy, ghosts, and they're still to meet the most terrifying pirate of them all.
ISBN 9780734410771
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (6 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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70445
Dragon blood pirates: slitgut and emerald eyes
Al and Owen are even more intrigued by the Dragon Blood Islands after Al's dad casually reveals his own father's connections to them. Keen to find out more and uncover the secret words that empower the magical sabre, the boys head back to the islands.
ISBN 9780734411198
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (13 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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73324
Dragon blood pirates: the deathless pirate king
Carrying the long-lost Dragon Blood Sabre and Scabbard of Invincibility, Al and Owen travel back to the Dragon Blood Islands. When they show them to Grandfather, he notices that the four black diamonds that once decorated the scabbard are gone. The gems are cursed and make their owner deathless.
ISBN 9780734410931
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (7 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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98422
Dragon blood pirates: the evil pearl
Al, Owen and Hally are in search of more black diamonds for the Scabbard of Invincibility. However, when they travel to the Dragon Blood Islands, instead of landing on Captain Gunner's ship, the children land in the ocean.
ISBN 9780734410962
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (10 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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58154
Dragon blood pirates: the golden casket
There are more black diamonds to be found for the Scabbard of Invincibility, so Al and Owen return to the Dragon Blood Islands to search for them. The shifty Stanley Spong informs Captain Gunner and the boys that there is treasure to be found and Blacktooth and Snotty Nell are already on their way to finding it.
ISBN 9780734410948
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (8 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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61708
Dragon blood pirates: the sorcerer's death mask
Back in Alleric Castle, Al, Owen and Mahoot stumble upon a book called 'The History of the Sabre'. The book tells them about a sorcerer who was buried, in a crypt on Dragon Island, with a golden death mask set upon his face and all his treasure. Keen to find more treasure, Captain Gunner accompanies the boys to Dragon Island.
ISBN 9780734410955
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (9 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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54151
Dragon blood pirates: the zombie's treasure
When Al and Owen travel to the Dragon Blood Islands, they land on a strange boat with only one man on board. It's Velvetfoot, the last of the deathless pirates and possessor of the fourth and final black diamond.
ISBN 9780734410979
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (11 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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52219
Dragon blood pirates: treasure and trouble
Al and Owen with Al's little sister, Hally, are discovering more of Al's connection to the time of the pirates. An old diary and a mysterious brooch hold the secret to Prince Alleric's missing Dragon Blood Sabre. The modern day adventurers must work out the code and unleash the mystery of Sabre Island.
ISBN 9780734410764
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (5 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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85219
Dragon blood pirates: voodoo temple
Armed with a copy of Princess Halimeda's treasure map, the boys and Gunner make their way to the infamous Voodoo Caves on Ruby Island, with Snotty Nell and Slitgut in hot pursuit. Find out if they make it to the abandoned city, across crocodile-infested waters and through trees hung with skulls.
ISBN 9780734411211
Series Dragon Blood Pirates series (15 of 18)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2009
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Jerris, Dan & Walker, Rory (ill)
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40734
Dragonfly song
The firstborn baby daughter of a priestess is cast out and, after raiders kill her adopted family, she is abandoned, anonymous and mute. Called No-Name, the cursed child, she is raised a slave. At twelve, she learns that her real name is Aissa, the dragonfly. Every year, the Bull King takes two young children to brave the bloody bull dances in his royal court. None has ever returned. But, for Aissa, it is the only escape. She is resilient, resourceful and fast but, to survive the bull ring, Aissa will have to learn the mystery of her true nature.
ISBN 9781760290023
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
Orr, Wendy
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4514
Drawn onward
From the masterful pen of multi-award-winning Meg McKinlay and dynamic new illustrator Andrew Frazer, Drawn Onward explores shifting perspectives and the inner voice. The text is a palindrome that takes readers from the glass half empty - 'There is no light on the horizon and it is foolish to think you can change anything at all' - to the glass half full- 'You can change anything at all. It is foolish to think there is no light on the horizon.'
ISBN 9781925164848
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2017
McKinlay, Meg and Frazer, Andrew (ill)
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22985
Drought
I remember when rain stopped, When day by day the water dropped, All across a sun-bleached land, Drought spread its withered, deadly hand.
ISBN 9781743817599
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
French, Jackie & Whatley, Bruce (ill)
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7211
Drowned kingdom, The
Quinn, Sebastian, Elanor and Tom have found a dragon and conquered the dreaded Beast of Blackmoor Bog. Only one item remains on their impossible quest - the scale of a sea-serpent. Now, they must journey to the drowned kingdom, where they will face their deadliest challenge yet. And there, they will uncover the truth behind all that has happened. The truth that will change everything.
ISBN 9781743624098
Series The impossible quest series (4 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Forsyth, Kate
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Edgar & Ellen series
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Edgar & Ellen series (6 books)
Ogden, Charles
No book cover.
7184
Elevator to nowhere
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. On a visit to an eccentric inventor, you discover his newest invention: the Transdimensional Transvator. Rather than going up and down, it travels to other dimensions where it's illegal to be a kid, or where people are the smallest things in the world, or worse.
ISBN 9780590516709
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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617335
Elizabella and the great tuckshop takeover
It's the beginning of term for Elizabella and her gang, but instead of being a fresh start, it's a rotten one. The school is falling apart and misery sets in when a big corporation takes over the tuckshop, leaving poor Miss Duck out of a job. Meanwhile, there's a lice outbreak at Bilby Creek Primary and a competition to write the School Song. How will Elizabella deal with all of this? In true Elizabella style, of course!
ISBN 9781760650551
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
Norton Lodge, Zoe & Norton Lodge, Georgia (ill)
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6035
Elizabella meets her match
Elizabella, ten and a quarter, is a poet, fixer of fairytales and the biggest prankster in the history of Bilby Creek Primary. And when her plans involve making a swimming pool in the playground without consulting a single teacher, the students are behind her every step of the way. But what happens when Minnie, an even bigger prankster, shows up? Can Bilby Creek handle them both? And more importantly, can they handle each other?
ISBN 9781760650544
Publisher Walker Books, 2018
Norton Lodge, Zoe & Norton Lodge, Georgia (ill)
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587527
Elsie Mae has something to say
Elsie Mae is pretty sure this'll be the best summer ever. She's sure that the letter she's written to President Roosevelt will save her beloved Okefenokee swamp and make her a major hometown hero. What's more, Elsie Mae gets wind of hog bandits stealing from swamper families, and she sees another opportunity to make her family proud. But when her cousin Henry James shows up and ruins her investigation, Elsie Mae will learn the hard way what it really means to be a hero.
ISBN 9781492668183
Publisher Sourcebooks Inc, 2017
Cavanaugh, Nancy J
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569196
Embassy of the dead
When Jake Green meets a spooky old bloke in a dark alley one evening, a series of unfortunate events is set in motion. Jake is given a box containing a severed finger, which summons a grim reaper to drag him to the Eternal Void, and now they are running for their lives - even though Stiffkey, the spooky old bloke, is already dead. Now that he can see and speak to ghosts, Jake finds himself the leader of a strange little gang - Stiffkey the undertaker, Cora - the hockey stick wielding poltergeist, and Zorro the ghost fox. They have one mission - get the finger to the Embassy before the baddies can find it and use it to unleash hell on earth while keeping ahead of Mawkins, the grim reaper. Will they make it in time and avoid everlasting damnation in the void?
ISBN 9781510104556
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2018
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Mabbitt, Will
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578873
Emergency echo
Twelve year old Alice is an ordinary girl living in the outback mining town of Mount Magnet. One morning, during a game of backyard cricket, she is struck down with the crippling pain of acute appendicitis. Shockingly, the nearest hospital is hundreds of kilometres away and a violent storm is rapidly approaching. An urgent call is made to the Royal Flying Doctor Service. The pressure is on for the RFDS to safely transport Alice to medical attention before it is too late.
ISBN 9780857988782
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2016
Ivanoff, George
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7856
Emil and the detectives
When Emil's money goes missing on the train to Berlin, his determination to get it back leads him to team up with the local detectives.
ISBN 9780099413127
Publisher Arrow / Random House, 2001
Kastner, Erich
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6497
End, The
The last book in the series about the Baudelaire orphans. Includes a fearsome storm, a suspicious beverage, a herd of wild sheep, an enormous birdcage and a truly haunting secret about the Baudelaire parents.
ISBN 9780064410168
Series Series of unfortunate events series (13 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2006
Snicket, Lemony
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92545
Erik's enigma
You're going to Scandinavia. You can't wait. Viking treasure, snarling wolverines and unexplained deaths of whales. Is the enigmatic Erik a real Viking as he claims, and can he be trusted? It's up to you to find out, if you're prepared to risk all.
ISBN 9781742480886
Series Ranger in Danger series (5 of 3)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2010
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
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7142
Escape from Camp Run-For-Your-Life
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Heads up! You're on your way to sports camp! If only Uncle Ed can find the place. He's the lamest driver ever. A sign up ahead says CAMP RUNNING LEAF. Hey! That's not the name of the camp you signed up for! But Uncle Ed is already driving away. Oh, well. Running Leaf is a sports camp too. Isn't that why the campers call it Camp Run-For-Your-Life? You've got a choice of events. If you enter the athletic competition called the "Selection," you could be selected for a free trip... to be a slave on Plant Xentron! Yikes. Maybe you'd better choose the wilderness hike instead. Just look out for that mountain lion over there! Oh and try to steer clear of the Zombies with rotting limbs... The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590934893
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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7193
Escape from Horror House
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Strange things are happening at your house. Furniture moves around, objects disappear, and writing appears on the walls. Poltergeists have moved in, and they're ready to take up residence inside you!
ISBN 9780590516822
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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6900
Escape from HorrorLand
Not long ago, Luke and Lizzy Morris dared to spend one day at HorrorLand, the terrifying theme park where nightmares come to life. They thought that NOTHING could lure them back, but their travel plans are about to change.... Who--or WHAT--is summoning ordinary kids to HorrorLand and trapping them there? Luke and Lizzy are determined to find out. They've gathered every clue, and they even launched their own secret website at EscapeHorrorLand.com.This time, Luke and Lizzy are prepared to face any danger--and any villain. Or so they thought...
ISBN 9780439918794
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Stine, R L
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27079
Escape from kids' club
Max, Lily, Boaz and Jesse are stuck in Kids' Club at an island resort, forced to watch endless Pirates of the Caribbean re-runs while their parents relax by the pool. After eight days, they decide to break out and let the real fun begin.
ISBN 9780143305620
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Gwynne, Phillip
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7110
Escape from Shudder Mansion
A Goosebumps SlappyWorld story. In an old-fashioned "trapped-in-a-haunted-house" story, twins Riley and Scarlett receive an interesting assignment from their teacher, Mrs. Stermon. Everyone in class needs to do a documentary video about an adventure, something exciting that they experienced. Mrs. Stermon gives them a suggestion, along with their friends Carter, Lee, Danitia, and Mia. She shows them a brochure about a scary old house on the edge of town, called Shudder Mansion. "If you six kids and your parents can stay there overnight, you'll all get A's," says the teacher. "I'll even give you extra credit." Just how scary is Shudder Mansion? It's terrifying.
ISBN 9781338222999
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Stine, R L
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6829
Escape from the carnival of horrors
A Give Yourself Goosebumps story TAKE A RIDE IF YOU DARE... Late on night you and your friends visit the old fairgrounds. They're putting up rides and booths for the annual carnival. But this year things look really different. Really odd. Really scary. The place is lit up by a hundred fiery torches. And spooky music is coming from the main tent. Then you meet Big Al, the creepy carnival manager He's invited you in to test some of the rides. Will you brave the terrifying Supersonic Space Coaster Risk the horrors of the Reptile Petting Zoo? Slice through the oily waters of Booger Bog? Or confront the evil Snake Lady? The choice is your in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super spooky endings. Readers beware - you choose the scare!
ISBN 9780590553230
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1995
Stine, R L
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6146
Escape from Wolfhaven Castle
Tell your lord to beware, the wolves smell danger in the wind. Wolfhaven Castle has been attacked and only four escape. Tom, trained to scrub pots, not fight; Elanor, the lord's daughter; Sebastian, a knight in training; and Quinn, the witch's apprentice. If they are to save their people, they must find four magical beasts from legend and awaken the sleeping warriors of the past. But first, they have to make it out of the castle alive.
ISBN 9781743624067
Series The impossible quest series (1 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Forsyth, Kate
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1136
eSide
Sam and her mother live in the rear of the Conch Cafe, close to Sam's best friend Melody. The building is owned by greedy witch Hecate who will do everything in her power to own the cafe's Good-Luck-Conch. After Hecate steals the shell and the cafe burns down, the girls have a series of adventures in eSide where they must travel through dangerous digital worlds before they can recover their conch.
ISBN 9781741307740
Publisher Five Senses Publications, 2013
Alexander, Goldie
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35560
Explorer, The
After surviving the crash of their small plane in The Amazon, four children with no food, water or hope of rescue. But, details of another earlier person takes our four survivals on an suspenseful adventure through the forest, on the river and through the ruins of this mighty forest.
ISBN 9781408885284
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2017
Rundell, Katherine
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Extreme adventures series
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Extreme adventures series (11 books)
D'Ath, Justin
No book cover.
18886
Extremely inconvenient adventures of Bronte Mettlestone, The
Bronte Mettlestone's parents ran away to have adventures when she was a baby, leaving her to be raised by her Aunt Isabelle and the Butler. Bronte's parents have left extremely detailed (and bossy) instructions for Bronte in their will. The instructions must be followed to the letter, or disaster will befall Bronte's home. After her parents are killed by pirates she is to travel the kingdoms and empires, perfectly alone, delivering special gifts to her ten other aunts. Now, armed with only her parents' instructions, a chest full of strange gifts and her own strong will, Bronte must journey forth to face dragons, Chief Detectives and pirates - and the gathering suspicion that there might be something more to her extremely inconvenient quest than meets the eye...
ISBN 9781760297176
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Moriarty, Jaclyn & Canby, Kelly (ill)
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5078
Fall, The
Sam is staying with his crime reporter father as he recovers from a knee operation when he is woken shortly after 2am by loud voices arguing in the flat above. Curious he opens the window to hear more clearly when suddenly a man-sized shape falls the six floors to the garden below. Sam goes to his dad's room to wake him, only to discover that he is gone. Fearful that it may be his father lying in the garden he struggles on his crutches downstairs only to discover that there is no one there. But someone is watching Sam and now Sam is in danger too.
ISBN 9780143783053
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Bancks, Tristan
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9029
Famous five mystery collection, The
Five children have mad adventures without parental interference.
ISBN 9780340796146
Series Famous five series (23 books)
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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Famous five series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Famous five series (23 books)
Various
No book cover.
5857
Famous five versus the black mask
Another famous five adventure written by Claude Voilier after Enid Blyton ceased to write Famous Five adventures, translated from the French into English. The five are back on holidays and involved in yet another mystery aboard a Mediterranean cruise liner.
ISBN 9780340278642
Series Famous five series (7 of 23)
Publisher Gullane Children's Books Ltd, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Voilier, Claude
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2868
Famous Five's survival guide, The
For Famous Five fans of all ages, this book is an interesting mix of fact and fiction. Find out how to survive a shipwreck, pack a rucksack, crack a secret code, use interrogation skills and find a secret passage plus an unsolved mystery from the past. A nostalgic look at the Five will appeal to older fans as well.
ISBN 9780340970836
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2008
Blyton, Enid
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Far-flung adventures series
An adventure, fantasy series with tongue-in-cheek characters and situations.Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Far-flung adventures series (3 books)
Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris (ill)
No book cover.
578972
Fast flight
Dillon is your typical eleven year old boy who loves to play cricket and is forever getting into trouble for his messy room. He's just a normal kid - except for the fact he has a rare genetic disorder and desperately needs a liver transplant. One day, in the middle of the night, Dillon and his family receive a call from a distant hospital. A donor liver is available. The Royal Flying Doctor service is the only available option to transport Dillon to the hospital and into his new life.
ISBN 9780857988829
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2016
Ivanoff, George
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16183
Fergus Crane
When a mysterious flying box arrives at Fergus' window with a message from his Uncle Theo, the boy learns that he is in danger and that his uncle is sending help. Help is what Fergus needs when the clipper ship that serves as his school disappears with the other students on board and the teachers are not quite what they seem. Fergus will need to be brave and resourceful to rescue his friends.
ISBN 9780385750882
Series Far-flung adventures series (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris (ill)
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19650
Fetcher's song
Gwin is a Fetcher. With her Papa and blind twin brother, she travels the countryside, bringing joy, through song, acrobatics and story, to the downtrodden people. But, since her mama died, it's been hard to keep the joy alive. Fetchers have always been hunted by the Devouts for preserving the old ways. When the devious Brother Poosk captures her papa, Gwin must do her utmost to rescue him, whatever the cost.
ISBN 9781743319420
Series The Hidden series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
Tanner, Lian
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18511
Finals, The
Depicts the story of a soccer team and their quest to make the finals. A new, enthusiastic coach is enlisted, who employs coaching tactics that a number of team members and supporters believe are too rough and inappropriate.
ISBN 9781741661002
Series Jasper Zammit series (3 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Abela, Deborah & Warren, Johnny
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1063
Finding Serendipity
In search of Serendipity, Tuesday and her faithful dog Baxterr find themselves on a very dangerous mission. They enter the magical world where stories come from, a mysterious and unpredictable world, full of real danger and heart-stopping adventure. Tuesday will need all her wit, courage, perseverance and imagination in order to get to The End and be reunited with the people she loves.
ISBN 9781743310311
Series Tuesday McGillycuddy series (3 books)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Banks, Angelica
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11675
Finn family Moomintroll
It is spring in the valley and the Moomins are ready for adventure. Moomintroll and his friends Snufkin and Sniff, find the Hobgoblin's top hat, all shiny and new, and just waiting to be taken home. However, they soon realise that this is no ordinary hat. It can turn anything, or anyone, into something else.
ISBN 9780312608897
Publisher Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010
Jansson, Tove; Portch, Elizabeth (trans)
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24219
Fire lizard
The people of the Nine Valleys grow desperate as they are terrorised. Hope lies with Sensei and the Little Cockroaches as they work to defeat Hyo Moon and deliver a message to the Governor.
ISBN 9781921529467
Series Samurai kids series (5 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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8686
Fire pony, The
Imagine you have only one person in the world to love and take care of you and that person has a dangerous secret. Roy and his brother Joe Dilly, blessed with the talent of horse whispering, try to find a home in America's deep south.
ISBN 9780746065082
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Philbrick, Rodman
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28391
Firebird mystery, The
London, a city of fog and snow, filled with airships, steamcars and metrotowers soaring into space. Jack is an orphan, who becomes the apprentice detective to Ignatius Doyle and is plunged into a mystery of past and future.
ISBN 9781922147752
Series Jack Mason adventure series (1 of 3)
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2014
Pitt, Darrell
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587176
Firewatcher: Brimstone
December 1940, London: Christopher Larkham finds an ancient Roman ring inscribed with a phoenix. As he takes shelter from the firestorm of the Blitz, the ring glows, and pushing open a door, he finds himself in 1666 and facing the Great Fire of London. Fire-and-brimstone preacher, Brother Blowbladder, and his men of the Righteous Temple have prayed for the ancient gods of fire to bring flames down upon London, a city of sin. Could Christopher be their messenger? Or was it the strange girl on the quay who drew him back in time? Why do the Righteous men wear the same phoenix symbol as the engraving on Christophers ring?
ISBN 9781742994277
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2018
Gardiner, Kelly
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11982
Five are together again
The famous five are together again and camping near their friends. A burglary results in stolen research papers and someone involved in the neighbouring circus falls under suspicion.
ISBN 9780340681268
Series Famous five series (21 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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5350
Five fall into adventure
Julian, Dick and Anne are really worried. George and her devoted dog, Timmy, have just disappeared. Not only that, somebody has broken into Kirrin Cottage. They wonder if there could be a connection.
ISBN 9780340796238
Series Famous five series (9 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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1644
Five get into a fix
The famous five get into a fix together.
ISBN 9780340681220
Series Famous five series (17 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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14220
Five get into trouble
The Famous Five are distraught. Dick has been kidnapped presumably mistaken for somebody else.
ISBN 9780340796221
Series Famous five series (8 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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5890
Five go adventuring again
There's a thief at Kirrin Cottage! The Famous Five think they know who it is, but they need to prove it! The discovery of an old map and very unusual hiding place is all they need to get to the bottom of this mystery and uncover the true culprit!
ISBN 9780340681084
Series Famous five series (2 of 23)
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 1943
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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5357
Five go down to the sea
The famous five wonder if anyone would deliberately lure somebody on to treacherous rocks on the Cornish coast. Somebody is flashing lights from the old tower on stormy nights and the five sense danger.
ISBN 9780340796269
Series Famous five series (12 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Blyton, Enid
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6238
Five go off in a caravan
A caravan holiday for the Famous Five is bound to be an adventure! And when they stumble across a circus troupe, the gang are thrilled. But some of the circus people have more sinister plans than just clowning around.
ISBN 9780340796191
Series Famous five series (5 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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6241
Five go off to camp
Ghost trains that vanish in the middle of the night, the Famous Five can't believe it. There has to be a logical explanation. But as they follow the tracks, they realise there might not be.
ISBN 9780340796214
Series Famous five series (7 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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7205
Five go to Billycock Hill
The famous five go on an adventure to Billycock Hill.
ISBN 9780340681213
Series Famous five series (16 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Blyton, Enid
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6634
Five go to Demons Rocks
The famous five go to Demon's Rocks.
ISBN 9780340681244
Series Famous five series (19 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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6213
Five go to mystery moor
There's something dangerous out on Mystery Moor, and the Famous Five will have to risk the treacherous mists to follow the trail.
ISBN 9780340681183
Series Famous five series (13 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Blyton, Enid
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1645
Five go to Smuggler's Top
The Famous Five go to stay at a large old house, and discover lots of hiding places and underground tunnels. Perhaps there are still smugglers at Smuggler's Top.
ISBN 9780340796184
Series Famous five series (4 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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1643
Five have a mystery to solve
The famous five have another mystery to solve.
ISBN 9780340681251
Series Famous five series (20 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Blyton, Enid
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13379
Five have a wonderful time
The Famous Five are on holiday and they've discovered a ruined castle nearby. The castle looked deserted but is that a face at the window.
ISBN 9780340681169
Series Famous five series (11 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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9733
Five have plenty of fun
Berta is in hiding from kidnappers, and she needs help from the Five, but to help out a virtual stranger, they will have to risk great danger to themselves.
ISBN 9780340681190
Series Famous five series (14 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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5352
Five on a hike together
When Dick is woken by a light flashing through his window, he is puzzled. Perhaps someone is trying to send him a coded message. And when the famous five hear of an escaped convict in the area, they are on red alert.
ISBN 9780340796245
Series Famous five series (10 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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6969
Five on a secret trail
Camping again, the five have pitched their tent near an old, abandoned cottage, but Anne hears strange noises at night. Perhaps it isn't abandoned after all.
ISBN 9780340681206
Series Famous five series (15 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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5887
Five on a Treasure Island
Julian, Dick, George Anne and Timmy the dog are in their first adventure which involves an island, a ruined castle, a submerged wreck and a desperate treasure hunt.
ISBN 9780340681060
Series Famous five series (1 of 23)
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 1942
Blyton, Enid
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6216
Five on Finniston Farm
This adventure story sees the Famous Five down on the farm.
ISBN 9780340681237
Series Famous five series (18 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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6240
Five on Kirrin island again
What can Uncle Quentin be up to, all alone, on Kirrin Island. He won't let anyone visit, not even George and the rest of the Famous Five.
ISBN 9780340796207
Series Famous five series (6 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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1646
Five run away together
Someone has been on George's island. The five wonder what is locked in the mysterious trunk hidden on Kirrin Island.
ISBN 9780340796177
Series Famous five series (3 of 23)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Blyton, Enid
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17401
Fizzlebert Stump and the bearded boy
The bearded Barboozul family are the new stars of Fizz's circus. Their act is full of magic, mystery, fear and fun. And, it's nice to have another boy around, even if he is a bit hairy round the chin. But, then things start going wrong. The lion loses his dentures. The clowns lose their noses. The Ringmaster loses his temper. And, the circus is about to lose its licence. Fizz must find out who or what is to blame, and save the day.
ISBN 9781408835210
Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2014
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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5426
Fizzlebert Stump and the girl who lifted quite heavy things
It's the great Circus of Circuses competition and Fizzlebert Stump does not have an act. He's no longer the Boy Who Puts His Head In The Lion's Mouth (the lion retired) and putting his head in a crocodile's mouth instead just didn't work out. Fizz needs to find himself a new act, and reunite his friend, the Bearded Boy, with his long-lost parents. Luckily, the strongest girl in the world is there to help.
ISBN 9781408853313
Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2015
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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20610
Fizzlebert Stump and the great supermarket showdown
It's a disaster when the ringmaster sells Fizz's circus to the mysterious Mr Pinkbottle. All the acts who aren't fired are forced to work in his supermarket. Not an easy task at all if your only skill is plate-spinning or being a trapeze artist, or indeed a sea lion. It's up to Fizz to find a way to save them all.
ISBN 9781408869451
Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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Fizzlebert Stump series
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Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
No book cover.
17394
Fizzlebert Stump: The boy who cried fish
Fizzlebert Stump lives in a circus. When his friend, Fish the sea lion, goes missing, Fizz tracks him down to the Aquarium, with its piratical owner Admiral Spratt-Haddock, invisible octopus, and colour-coded fish. But, the Aquarium has problems of its own. Fish (not Fish the sea lion, fish. Keep up) are going missing, and the Admiral blames the circus. Fizz must try to solve the mystery, avoid an over-enthusiastic crocodile and find his friend.
ISBN 9781408842461
Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2014
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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21308
Fizzlebert Stump: The boy who did PE in his pants
Fizzlebert Stump lives in a circus. He is usually found training to be a strongman or being taught history by a magician or playing football with a sea lion. But, not today. After being lost in the woods and mistaken for a very rude girl, here he is, at the back of the class confusing the teacher. Rather than being forced to sit up straight and pay attention, Fizz just wants to find his way back to the circus.
ISBN 9781408853399
Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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31383
Fizzlebert Stump: The boy who ran away from the circus (and joined the library)
Fizzlebert Stump lives in a travelling circus. He hangs around with acrobats, plays the fool with clowns, and outs his head in a lion's mouth every night. But it can be a bit lonely being the only kid in the circus. So, one day, Fizz decides to join a library and that's when it all goes terribly wrong.
ISBN 9781408830031
Series Fizzlebert Stump series (6 books)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2012
Harrold, A F & Horne, Sarah (ill)
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Flitterwig series
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Series Flitterwig series (3 books)
Cullen, Edrei
No book cover.
111118
Fog planet
A planet covered in fog, Earthnet agents and alien life forms. The Arkies must survive all these dangers.
ISBN 9781420211726
Series Out of this world series (2 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Thomas, Georgina (ill)
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12116
Follow that bus
Two bank robbers find more than they bargained for when they encounter a group of school children visiting a farm.
ISBN 9780099932208
Publisher Red Fox, 1992
Hutchins, Pat & Hutchins, Laurence (ill)
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567911
Forest, The
A book about the journey of life, from our wide-eyes of childhood through the tangles and brambles, into our end.
ISBN 9781592702183
Publisher Enchanted Lion books, 2018
Bozzi, Ricardo & Lopiz, Violeta & Vidali, Valerio (ill)
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18708
Forgotten map, The
When Whisker is washed overboard he is rescued by a band of Pie Rats. He becomes their apprentice and has to learn how to shoot mouldy pies, sword fight with scissor blades and is bound for adventure.
ISBN 9780987461506
Series Pie rats series (1 of 6)
Publisher Daydream Press, 2014
Stelzer, Cameron
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2675
Four-fingered man, The
When Amelia's parents decide to reopen an old hotel, she and her new friend, Charlie, quickly discover that there's more to The Gateway than meets the eye. Not only is it creepy, cavernous and run by a cranky caretaker called Tom, but the guests aren't your typical human visitors.
ISBN 9781760120283
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Jones, Cerberus
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25964
Frankie Fish and the great wall of chaos
What do you do when Nanna and Grandad Fish are thrown into a secret Chinese prison four hundred years in the past? You go after them. With the help of a mysterious new friend, Frankie and Drew must overcome armed guards, giant dragons and one GIANT wall to get to the Emperor;s secret prison. But even if they can get inside the prison, how will they break Nanna and Grandad out and get them back home?
ISBN 9781760500825
Series Frankie Fish NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2018
Helliar, Peter & Vamos, Lesley (ill)
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619230
Frankie Fish and the sister shemozzle
Frankie's always wanted to go to the Olympics, but when his big sister takes the Sonic Suitcase and runs away to Ancient Greece, it looks like she might get there first! It's up to Frankie and his best friend, Drew, to bring her home - but what happens when Saint Lou is determined to stay?
ISBN 9781760502867
Series Frankie Fish NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2019
Helliar, Peter & Vamos, Lesley (ill)
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3947
Frankie Fish and the sonic suitcase
What do you do when your cranky-pants grandad builds a time machine and accidentally deleted the whole family? If you're Frankie Fish, you race against the clock to fix it! Twelve-year-old prankster Frankie must team up with his grumpy grandad to save the family after the old man accidentally stops himself from marrying Nanna- and wipes out the whole family. It's all down to Frankie and Grandad to put the past back together again. But can a young prankster and an old crank ever get along? And will Grandad's wonky time machine ever get them home?
ISBN 9781760128494
Series Frankie Fish NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Helliar, Peter & Vamos, Lesley (ill)
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608634
Frankie Fish and the viking fiasco
Frankie Fish and his best friend have a secret plan to win this year's Costume Parade: they're going back in time to get real Viking outfits. But they weren't expecting to bring an actual Viking back with them... and that's only the start of their problems.
ISBN 9781760500832
Series Frankie Fish NEW SERIES 2020 (3 of 3)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2018
Helliar, Peter & Vamos, Lesley (ill)
No book cover.
Frankie Fish NEW SERIES 2020
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Series Frankie Fish NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Helliar, Peter & Vamos, Lesley (ill)
No book cover.
21383
Frankie Fox girl spy: Operation boy band
Agent Frankie Fox is undercover, visiting an international kid's robotics competition. She's investigating the evil Alliance's robot army, when she discovers that the world's number one boy band is brainwashing kids to serve the Alliance. To try and save the day, Frankie will need to solve puzzles, deprogram evil robots and sneak backstage at a concert. But, her best friend won't forgive her if she breaks up the band.
ISBN 9780734415707
Publisher Lothian Books, 2015
Poshoglian, Yvette & Davis, Jacqui (ill)
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16169
Frankie Fox girl spy: Ready, set, spy
Frankie Fox has realised she is being trained to be a spy. She has a spy manual which helps her learn to solve problems and use cool technology. When Frankie's billionaire inventor dad is kidnapped by a mysterious, evil group, the Alliance, it's up to Frankie to get him back. She'll have to solve mind-bending puzzles and work head-spinning gadgets to do it. Frankie must move quickly from school kid to super spy.
ISBN 9780734415684
Publisher Lothian Books, 2015
Poshoglian, Yvette & Davis, Jacqui (ill)
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Friendship dolls NEW SERIES 2020
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Series Friendship dolls NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Parenteau, Shirley
No book cover.
3586
Frogkisser
Anya and her older sister Morven are the Princesses of Trallonia. But life is not easy for the royal sisters, especially since their evil step-step-father Duke Rikard has arrived with plans of ruling the kingdom for himself. Worse still, he is a clever and powerful sorcerer whose latest spell has turned Morven's boyfriend Denholm into a frog! While Morven doesn't seem to even care about losing her friend, it's now up to Princess Anya, Ardent the talking royal dog and a magically transformed newt to save both Denholm and the Kingdom from the ambitions of the wicked Duke Rikard. Steeped in fairy tale lore, this book is a celebration of fantasy writing.
ISBN 9781760293512
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Nix, Garth
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Funny kid NEW SERIES 2020
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Series Funny kid NEW SERIES 2020 (4 books)
Stanton, Matt
No book cover.
39307
Funny kid stand up
Max is the boy who can make kids laugh. Something terrible has happened and Max seems to have lost his funny! Now Max is the 'Un-Funny Kid' right when he's trying to win the town talent quest! Heckling clowns, kidnapped grandpas, giant dogs called Steve, bungled police operations and the greatest stand-up comedy routine of all time were just some of the things encountered by Max, Hugo, Abby and Duck in this second book of the Funny Kid series.
ISBN 9780733335983
Series Funny kid NEW SERIES 2020 (2 of 4)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Stanton, Matt
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32611
Gaolbird: True story of William Swallow, convict and pirate, The
It's 23 October 1821 and convict William Swallow stands on the deck of the Malabar for muster. He is wearing a canary yellow convict uniform and his legs are chained. He's just completed the 121-day sea voyage from London to Hobart Town, but his wild and audacious adventures have barely begun. He'll soon ditch the convict uniform and the chains, take part in a mutiny, become a pirate captain and fool the world in what just might be the most outrageous and unbelievable true story in Australia's convict history.
ISBN 9781925498172
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2017
Barnard, Simon
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29439
George Parker goes global
George Parker and Chase Landon-Bond may attend the same Boarding School but there the similarity ends. George is scientific, cautious and a pyjama wearing nerd. Chase is popular, rich, carefree and impulsive. After his latest haircut goes seriously wrong, George sparks interest from the unlikely Chase. He sees George's potential in helping him complete a rescue mission. George doubts his abilities to help Chase but finds himself, time and again, getting the two of them out of tricky situations.
ISBN 9781760523466
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Metzenthen, David
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7532
Gerander series, The: The secret of Zanzibar
Time is running out as Queen Eugenia prepares to crown herself as absolute ruler of Greater Gerander. Alistair and Tibby Rose travel on a daring mission into dangerous territory to stop her. Alice and Alex risk their lives by returning to the enemy stronghold. They must act now to restore Zanzibar to the throne or lose their homeland forever. But, Zanzibar has a secret and it may cost Alistair his life.
ISBN 9780733330650
Series The Gerander trilogy series (3 of 3)
Publisher ABC Books, 2015
Watts, Frances
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54724
Gerander trilogy, The: the song of the Winns
Alex, Alice and Alistair are triplets who think they are just three ordinary mice until Alistair mysteriously vanishes. Then, Alex and Alice learn a secret about their family, a secret which means Alistair's life is in danger unless they can find him first. So begins a hair-raising journey as Alex and Alice try to outrun enemy agents in a desperate race against time.
ISBN 9780733327865
Series The Gerander trilogy series (1 of 3)
Publisher ABC Books, 2010
Watts, Frances
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13092
Gerander trilogy, The: The spies of Gerander
Alex, Alice and Alistair are triplet mice. With their country in danger, Alice and Alex are sent on an undercover mission, right into the heart of enemy territory. Meanwhile, Alistair and his friend, Tibby Rose, set out to rescue Alistair's parents from a remote island prison. But, someone is determined to stop them, someone who knows their every move. It seems there is a traitor.
ISBN 9780733329142
Series The Gerander trilogy series (2 of 3)
Publisher ABC Books, 2011
Watts, Frances
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4493
Get a grip, Cooper Jones
Cooper Jones longs for the time when life was simple, when all he needed to worry about was whether to change his undies or make do. Now, his life has become all too complicated. Set against the backdrop of a fiery summer, Cooper needs to realise that sometimes you just need to get a grip.
ISBN 9781921529788
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Whiting, Sue
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Ghost club series
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Series Ghost club series (3 books)
Abela, Deborah
No book cover.
35226
Ghost club: the haunted school
With the help of Ghost Club, Angeline and Edgar must find out who the ghost at their school is so they can help her but first they have to convince their school principal that kids can be ghost catchers too, and they have to avoid Travis the bully, who is spying on them and causing trouble wherever they go.
ISBN 9781742750835
Series Ghost club series (2 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Abela, Deborah
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39329
Ghost club: the new kid
Angeline and Edgar might be kids, but they're also two of Ghost Club's youngest ghost-catchers. Got a problem with a ghost or poltergeist. Angeline and Edgar are the experts to call. A slightly spooky but mostly funny series about the mischief ghosts can make - and the kids who take care of the mess.
ISBN 9781742750804
Series Ghost club series (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Abela, Deborah
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6390
Ghost in my suitcase, A
When Celeste travels to China to visit her grandmother, she uncovers an incredible family secret. And with this secret comes danger and adventure. If Celeste is to save her family and friends, she must learn to harness her rare and powerful gift as a ghost-hunter.
ISBN 9780143303794
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Wang, Gabrielle
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567893
Girl on wire
She stands, motionless, as the cold breeze bites her cheeks. She stands for hours, but the girl on wire knows that she must begin. A story about courage and confidence while growing up.
ISBN 9780143787167
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2018
Estela, Lucy & Hurst, Elise (ill)
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14751
Girl, the dog and the writer in Rome, The
For the first ten years of her life, Freja and her mother Clementine have roamed the Arctic in search of zoological wonders. Happy, content, together. Freja and Clem. Clem and Freja. But now, everything is changing, and Clementine must send Freja away to live with her old friend Tobias, a bestselling crime writer and, quite possibly, the most absent-minded man on earth. Tobias is not used to life with a child, and Freja isn't used to people at all, but together they stumble into an Italian adventure so big that it will change things forever.
ISBN 9780733338175
Publisher ABC Books, 2017
Nannestad, Katrina
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3025
Goblin mafia wars: Wanted dead or deader
Goblin Mafia Wars is action packed, monster filled adventure that will have you hooked from the opening pages. You will laugh and you will squirm as the race to save the world's last dragon's eggs and halt a full blown goblin war gets under way. Can the dragons be saved? And will earth be spared?
ISBN 9781925272208
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2016
Green,D C
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24575
Golden anchor, The
Around Whisker's neck hangs a tiny golden pendant - a symbol of hope and a reminder of his family. Passed down from generation to generation, the golden anchor is much more than just a lucky charm. It may be Whisker's final hope of saving his parents.
ISBN 9780987461551
Series Pie rats series (6 of 6)
Publisher Daydream Press, 2017
Stelzer, Cameron
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31793
Golden bat
Sensai and the cockroaches have a deadline to meet in eight days. Dreaded Oong, the pirate, is holding Mikko hostage and he will only be released when Sensai rescues and returns Oong's nephew. It's a tight schedule, made even more difficult when Sensai falls foul of a bear.
ISBN 9781921529474
Series Samurai kids series (6 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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3592
Golden door, The
The heroes of Weld leave the walled city to find the source of the monsters attacking their city during the night. When they don't return after one year, young Rye takes it upon himself to find them and he experiences the world outside of Weld.
ISBN 9781862919129
Series The three doors trilogy series (1 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2011
Rodda, Emily
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37699
Goldfish boy, The
Matthew likes everything to be very clean and stays safe in his room to keep away from germs. He watches his neighbours but hates going outside. When a toddler goes missing Matthew is the last person to have seen him alive. Can Matthew overcome his fears, turn detective and solve the crime?
ISBN 9781407170992
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Thompson, Lisa
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4251
Goodly and Grave: In a bad case of kidnap
Employed as the new boot girl at Grave Hall, Lucy Goodly is in a tough situation. Who will take care of her well-meaning, but gambling parents? How will she get back to her beloved home, and what is REALLY going on at Grave Hall? This is book one in the Goodly and Grave trilogy, featuring magic, exotic animals, adventure and kidnapped children.
ISBN 9780008183530
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Windsor, Justine
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11472
Goodly and Grave: In a deadly case of murder
Lucy Goodly is a magician. Not a very knowledgeable one, and rather young too, but she is learning. Still in the employ of Lord Grave (and Boot Girl of Grave Hall - for all appearances), she and the members of MAAM (Magicians Against the Abuse of Magic) are investigating the thefts of magical items and soil from churchyards. Can Lucy and Lord Grave solve the mystery and stop a seriously magical plot?
ISBN 9780008183561
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2017
Windsor, Justine
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Goosebumps series
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Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Various
No book cover.
7070
Goosebumps the movie 2: Haunted Halloween
When Sonny and his friend Sam find a ventriloquist dummy labeled Slappy in an abandoned house, they decide to take him home. What they don't realise is that they've brought him to life... and he's evil. Whoops!
ISBN 9781742999395
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Stine, R L
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Goth Girl and the ghost of a mouse
Ada Goth is the only child of Lord Goth. The two live together in the enormous Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Lord Goth believes that children should be heard and not seen, so Ada has to wear large clumpy boots so that he can always hear her coming. This makes it hard for her to make friends and she is rather lonely. Then one day William and Emily Cabbage come to stay at the house and, together with a ghostly mouse called Ishmael, the three children begin to unravel a dastardly plot that Maltravers, the mysterious indoor gamekeeper, is hatching. Ada and her friends must work together to foil Maltravers before it's too late!
ISBN 9781447201748
Series Goth Girl series (1 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Riddell, Chris
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8836
Goth Girl and the wuthering fright
People are flocking to Ghastly-Gorm Hall from far and wide to compete in Lord Goth's literary dog show. The esteemed judges are in place and the contestants are all ready to win. Sir Walter Splott is preparing his Lanarkshire Lurcher, Plain Austen is preening her Hampshire Blue Bloodhound and Homily Dickinson and her Yankee Doodle Poodle are raring to go. But there is something strange going on at Ghastly-Gorm - mysterious footprints, howls in the night and some suspiciously chewed shoes. Can Ada, the Attic Club and their new friends the Vicarage sisters (Charlotte, Emily and Anne) work out what's going on before the next full moon?
ISBN 9781447277910
Series Goth Girl series (3 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Riddell, Chris
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Series Goth Girl series (4 books)
Riddell, Chris
No book cover.
45705
Granny Rags
Shy and over-protected, Tim is the new kid in a small country town. He's slow to make friends and becomes involved with the school bully. Tim is pressured into visiting a mysterious, old woman, Granny Rags, a reclusive old lady, rumoured to be a witch. Tim gradually finds out Granny Rags' story and one visit turns to several. Soon, Tim find himself involved in a mess of corruption, secrets and danger.
ISBN 9781922120250
Publisher IP (Interactive Publications Pty Ltd), 2013
Reid, Janet
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109690
Great escapes
Discover some exciting stories about great escapes that became great adventures. And, it's not only about humans who escape. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
ISBN 9781865047621
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
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43487
Greatest magician in the world, The
Elliot is mad about magic. Completely and utterly mad. It's all he talks about, all he thinks about, and even all he dreams about! And it's not surprising, because magic is in Elliot's blood. His great grandfather had once been known as The Greatest Magician in the World and Elliot is desperate to follow in his footsteps. But it's tricky when the only magic book in the library is missing half its pages, and there's no one around to teach you. But all that's about to change when Elliot discovers a long lost letter from his great grandfather and embarks on a magical adventure that could change his life forever!
ISBN 9781509806188
Publisher MacMillan, 2017
Edmondson, Matt & Parsons, Garry (ill)
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8655
Grim grotto, The
On their way to find the last safe place, the Baudelaire's encounter Count Olaf, his henchmen and the Medusoid Mycelium, a deadly fungus.
ISBN 9780064410144
Series Series of unfortunate events series (11 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2004
Snicket, Lemony
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40640
Grimsdon
A group of children, led by the gutsy Isabella and inventive Griffin, are eking out a living in Grimsdon, a flooded city, abandoned due to rising sea levels. When newcomer Xavier arrives, events are set in motion from which none of them emerge unchanged.
ISBN 9781741663723
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Abela, Deborah
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25879
Grizzly trap
Sam Fox is on a cub scout trip to North America when their bus crashes down a canyon. Some of the group are seriously injured so Sam and two cubs set off to find help. But, Sam is thousands of kilometres from home, in the middle of the American wilderness. A wilderness full of howling wolves and a massive, unpredictable grizzly bear that's following them.
ISBN 9780143303718
Series Extreme adventures series (9 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
D'Ath, Justin
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9311
Grommet saves the world
Grommet is a thirteen year old troublemaker who gets a job as an undercover agent at a fun park trying to catch a saboteur. He survives a terrifying ordeal suspended upside down from a stopped rollercoaster, and other misadventures.
ISBN 9780143300540
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2003
Moloney, James
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36901
Half-moon investigations
Fletcher Moon has graduated to be a fully qualified private detective. He's also only twelve years old. When a series of mysterious crimes occur across town, Fletcher finds himself in an exciting adventure, some violent incidents and in real danger.
ISBN 9780786849574
Publisher Miramax Kids, 2006
Colfer, Eoin
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2127
Have courage, Hazel Green
Hazel's plan backfires and she finds she's the villain. It will take courage and determination to prove what really happened.
ISBN 9781865084664
Series Hazel Green series (4 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Hirsch, Odo
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2128
Hazel Green
Hazel Green is a precocious eleven year old that people either love or hate. When she gets an idea in her head no-one can stop her, not even the many intimidating adults that she must contend with.
ISBN 9781582349404
Series Hazel Green series (1 of 4)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2005
Hirsch, Odo
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Hazel Green series
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Series Hazel Green series (4 books)
Hirsch, Odo
No book cover.
6910
Heads, you lose!
Jessica Bowen and Ryan Chang bring home a two-headed "joke" coin from the HorrorLand souvenir shop. A simple coin toss transports them to a world of terror. They find themselves back in time, being chased by guards who accuse them of beheading the prince. Unless they can avenge him and reunite him with his head, their own heads will be on the chopping block!
ISBN 9780545161961
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Stine, R L
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580933
Help around the house
Ludo's dad has just been elected as an Independent in Federal Parliament, which means a big move to Canberra. Top on his list of priorities is to find the local Scout group and continue his journey with the Scouts. Little does he realise just how important his scouting skills will turn out to be.
ISBN 9780143793236
Publisher Penguin, 2018
Gleitzman, Morris
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6892
Help! We have strange powers!
Twelve-year-old twins Jillian and Jackson are startled when they discover they can read each other's thoughts. But that's not all. They can read other people's thoughts, too! The strange new powers are exciting...at first. But soon they discover that somebody else knows their secret. Somebody who will stop at nothing to control their powers. They can't start trusting people in HorrorLand, either. One of the kids might be a traitor. Every time it looks as if they are getting away, the bad guys are waiting for them. Who's to blame?
ISBN 9780439918787
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Stine, R L
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94039
Hernando's labyrinth
From real-life stories of rangers around the world. Do you have the courage to be a ranger in danger? You're going to South America as a ranger in training and you can't wait! Stinky skunks, gigantic tarantulas, Mayan ruins, and flesh-eating piranhas... Someone's threatening the last Pinta tortoise in the world. Can you save him and stop the evil mastermind, Hernando? Your fate is in your hands.
ISBN 9781741789867
Series Ranger in Danger series (2 of 3)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2010
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
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18714
High wire
A bizarre circus creeps into Nod's Limbs, bringing with it strange and wonderful entertainers. The mischievous twins might join the circus when it leaves town just to avoid the wrath of Heimertz.
ISBN 9781416915003
Series Edgar & Ellen series (5 of 6)
Publisher Aladdin Publishing, 2006
Ogden, Charles
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8309
Hobbit, The: An illustrated edition
Prelude to The Lord of the Rings series in which Bilbo Baggins, at the request of the great wizard, Gandalf, sets off on an adventure fraught with danger. Nasty things adventures, they often make you miss dinner. Bilbo reclaims the dwarves' treasure and discovers the all-powerful ring that binds them all.
ISBN 9780345445605
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Topics / Graphic novels /
Tolkien & Wenzel, D (ill) & Dixon, C & Deming, S (adapt)
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7189
Hocus-pocus horror
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Snooping around backstage at Mysterio's magic show, you find his Bag of Tricks. The warning label says Do Not Touch! Who cares! You've got to check out cool stuff like Disappearing Powder, Reappearing Spray, and Mysterio's magic wand!
ISBN 9780590516730
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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586576
Hooey Higgins and the big day out
Ever been up to your neck in a croc-infested swamp with enemy soldiers tracking your every move? Me neither! But don't let that stop you coming to the Outdoor Activity Centre, where Basbo is on red alert for sharky-sharks, Twig is searching for brains, courage and a heart (he's seen The Wizard of Oz) and Hooey is flying high without a plane. Come on, there's no time for biscuits slap your kayak and let's GO, GO, GO!
ISBN 9781406334296
Series Hooey Higgins series (5 of 7)
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Voake, Steve & Dodson, Emma (ill)
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Hooey Higgins and the storm
Like flying? Like dogs? Like to see a FLYING DOG? Well, hurry on down to Shrimpton-on-Sea... Shrimpton-on-Sea is being walloped by some serious weather. Basbo is looking for a "lucky charmsy" to keep him safe; Will is inventing Wet and Windy Weather Gear, including Float Coat and Wind-Cutting Wimple ... oh, and there's a flying dog in the skies above the town. So, will Dingbat the Dog survive his aeronautic adventure? Will Basbo survive the tree that falls on his toilet? Will Will's Wet and Windy Weather Gear be ANY HELP AT ALL? Find out in this seventh wet-and-windy adventure about Hooey and friends. Gales of laughter are forecast.
ISBN 9781406343311
Series Hooey Higgins series (7 of 7)
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Voake, Steve & Dodson, Emma (ill)
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11475
Hooey Higgins and the tremendous trousers
The world is a dangerous place and Hooey, Will and Twig are working on their genius health and safety invention, the all-new super TremTroo. These are super protective trousers to keep them safe from crocodiles, flying toffee-apples and log-flume malfunctions.
ISBN 9781406322361
Series Hooey Higgins series (2 of 7)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Voake, Steve & Dodson, Emma (ill)
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Hooey Higgins series
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Series Hooey Higgins series (7 books)
Voake, Steve & Dodson, Emma (ill)
No book cover.
Hoofbeats series
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Series Hoofbeats series (3 books)
Duey, Kathleen
No book cover.
6875
Horror at Chiller House, The
Take a little Horror home with you! Jonathan Chiller has called the kids from books #13-18 back to HorrorLand to collect payment. The only way for the kids to get back home is for them to win at a HorrorLand-style scavenger hunt. They each must find a red chest. Inside, the miniature Horror will act as a portal to send them back home. They'll be competing against Murder the Clown, Chef Belcher, Mondo the Magical, and three other unsavory characters from the previous six books. Little do they know that all six adversaries are actually Chiller in disguise. And Chiller will lie and cheat his way to victory.
ISBN 9780545162005
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Stine, R L
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Horse mad series
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Series Horse mad series (8 books)
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
1988
Horse mad western
Ashleigh has to learn the western style of riding in readiness for the upcoming Western Riding Show but she feels she is losing control. She has her job at Shady Trails Riding Ranch, two horses to look after as well as helping out with her parent's Bed and Breakfast. At least her friend Jenna is coming to visit.
ISBN 9780732284244
Series Horse mad series (5 of 8)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Helidoniotis, Kathy
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17348
Horse who bit a bushranger, The
Billy Marks is a pickpocket, transported to the penal colony of NSW. He and his mate reckon they'll become bushrangers, buying a brumby stallion, covered with scars and refusing to bend to any man's will. Jackie French has used, in context, language and opinions of the times which are now unacceptable.
ISBN 9780732289287
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2010
French, Jackie
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8663
Hostile hospital, The
The Baudelaire orphans are on the run after being accused of murder. They find themselves at Heimlich hospital, along with Count Olaf and his troupe, who are working to perform a 'cranioectomy'.
ISBN 9780064408660
Series Series of unfortunate events series (8 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2001
Snicket, Lemony
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17912
Hounds of the Morrigan, The
Set in the west of Ireland, this story tells of the coming of the Great Queen, the Morrigan, who is bent on bringing destruction to the world. Only Pidge and Bridget can stop her and their task seems impossible as they're constantly trailed by the Queen's hounds. But, they're aided in their quest by a host of willing helpers, a glorious array of unforgettable characters from Irish legend and lore.
ISBN 9780192728722
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
O'Shea, Pat
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5142
Hugo Pepper
Hugo Pepper, a foundling raised by reindeer herders, discovers that he is really the child of ill-fated explorers. As Hugo searches for his true identity, he learns that his grandfather has mysteriously disappeared, leaving his Gazette, the Firefly Quarterly in the hands of an unscrupulous gossip slinger. Hugo must piece together the mystery of his grandfather and restore the Gazette to its former glory.
ISBN 9780385607254
Series Far-flung adventures series (3 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris (ill)
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587780
Hunt for the Yeti skull, The: Nepal
When a skull - believed to be that of a yeti - is stolen by an evil collector of curiosities, Jack Stalwart must brave one of the most inhospitable places on Earth to retrieve it. Jack may be a top rock climber, but no amount of practice can prepare him for the most gruelling climb of all: Mount Everest.
ISBN 9781849413060
Series Jack Mason adventure series (13 of 3)
Publisher Red Fox, 2011
Singer Hunt, Elizabeth & Wiliamson, Brian (ill)
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7093
I open the door
I Open the Door... contains nine interconnected stories, all of which begin and end with opening a door. The young author/illustrators at the 2016 Spinifex Writing Camp were encouraged to let their imaginations run wild, and the result is a book that will simply take your breath away. Prepare to be intrigued, surprised, fearful and delighted as you turn the pages to follow the adventures of what happens when a door is opened.
ISBN 9780994465450
Publisher Indigenous Literacy Foundation, 2017
Spinifex writing camp & James, Ann & Dreise, Gregg & Watson, Judy
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7017
Ice breaker
Circling the Antarctic is an ancient ship with a divided crew, an orphaned girl living amongst rats and a boy discovered on an iceberg, all guarding their own secrets.
ISBN 9781743314340
Series The Hidden series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Tanner, Lian
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5557
Ice wolves
In Vallen, Ice Wolves and Scorch Dragons are sworn enemies. So when twelve-year-old twins, Anders and Rayner, transform into one of each of these magical creatures, they are suddenly thrown into an age-old conflict that they never wanted to be a part of, but must now learn how to resolve. An exciting adventure as we follow Anders trying to navigate the world of the Ice Wolves, as he also desperately tries to find out who he can trust in order to find his sister.
ISBN 9781460755273
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2018
Kaufman, Amie
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570823
If I was Prime Minister
The Prime Minister makes decisions that affect us all. Being the Prime Minister is an important job. Imagine if children made all the decisions and what would happen.
ISBN 9780733338953
Publisher ABC Books, 2018
Feiner, Robin
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585949
Incorrigible children of Ashton Place: The long-lost home
For fans of Lemony Snicket's Series of Unfortunate Events and Trenton Lee Stewart's Mysterious Benedict Society, here comes the final book in the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place, the acclaimed and hilarious Victorian mystery series by Maryrose Wood.
ISBN 9780062110442
Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (6 of 5)
Publisher Balzer & Bray, 2018
Wood, Maryrose & Wheeler, Eliza (ill)
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1897
Incredible powers of Montague Towers, The
Ageing superhero, the Cape of Justice, asks Montague's help to deal with his pursuers who are using cryptic messages. Over six days, Montague is endowed with a new super power each day - superpower, hypnotic power, invisibility, laser vision, flight and, finally, super speed. When Monty's nose twitches and he sneezes, the next superpower arrives. But, Monty doesn't time his sleuthing well, sometimes with disastrous results, as he searches for the evil Lord Bentwordle, who is trying to commit the crime of the century.
ISBN 9781760153649
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Sunderland, Alan
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9307
Indigo blue
Alex feels like a fish out of water in her new hometown - the sleepy little lakeside village of Boreen Point where she is reluctantly sent to live with her slightly eccentric aunt for her final year of high school. None of Alex's classmates could care less about the new girl, so Alex couldn't care less about them...or so she tries to tell herself. As a distraction from what is quickly shaping up to be a very lonely year, Alex spends her savings on a rundown little yacht and throws herself into restoring it. A curious discovery leads to the beginnings of a friendship, but it's Sam - the sailmaker's apprentice - and his mysterious ways that capture Alex's attention and force her to question what is real and what matters most.
ISBN 9780734418135
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2018
Watson, Jessica
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13215
Infamous
Tim Chambers has a secret. It all begins when there is a report of a sighting of a Tasmanian tiger and Tim has a plan that could make him famous. He has the best of intentions but things don't go at all according to his plan.
ISBN 9781875930036
Publisher Holy Angels, 1999
D'Ath, Justin
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7215
Into the jaws of doom
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Help! You're trapped in the Hall of Science. And a mad Super Computer wants to keep you there forever. Escaping is the ultimate challenge. Because in this book, there's only one way out. That's right. Make one mistake -- and you're cake! The Hall of Science is filled with tools you can use to protect yourself against a terrifying T-rex, a rampaging robot arm, and other enemies. But look out! The giant mutated germ will make you sick. And the pendulum will hypnotise you... to death! The choice is yours in this scary Goosebumps adventure. It's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings -- but only one way out!
ISBN 9780590397773
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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7195
Into the twister of terror
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You didn't make it into the storm cellar, and now you're spinning around inside the eye of a tornado This is no ordinary twister -- it's got a mind of its own, it's swarming with animals that can talk!
ISBN 9780590517065
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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7171
Invaders from the big screen
Your friend Laura gets a little freaked out by horror movies. But you tell her to just cover her eyes if she gets scared. After all, it's only a movie, right? Wrong! If you watch "Going Ape in Blastovision," a giant ape will reach through the screen and pull you into the movie! If you watch "Agent Z vs. Dr. Aqua," you'll find yourself swimming with half-alligator mutants. And if you decide to see "House of a Hundred Horrors," you could be counting your last hours on earth! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590402897
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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18687
Island of destiny, The
Whisker the Pie Rat apprentice now has the Forgotten Map and the King's Key and is off on the treasure hunt of a lifetime. He joins with the Pie Rats crew and they must pass through the Treacherous Sea where danger lurks on their journey to the mysterious Island of Destiny.
ISBN 9780987461520
Series Pie rats series (3 of 6)
Publisher Daydream Press, 2014
Stelzer, Cameron
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7183
It came from the internet
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story You're totally freaked out by your computer-there's this strange message on it telling you to help your web crawler, Spyder, escape from the screen. Should you follow his instructions or should you leave well alone? Looks like you're not going to have much choice, Spyder's coming after you! Better search the web and see if you can find some help. In fact, someone seems to be trying to contact you-Digit Wizard has left you a coded note that he says will get you out of this weird webworld, but is he friend or foe?
ISBN 9780439992381
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2001
Stine, R L
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89347
It's a wild ride
Enter the world of amusement and theme parks and take the ride of your life on some amazing, truly scary roller coasters.
ISBN 9781865048840
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Bancks, Tristan
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7182
It's only a nightmare
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You're spending the night in a very strange inn. As you fall asleep, you have dreams that are total nightmares. First you turn into a bat. Then your parents become aliens. Can you escape? Or will your worst dreams come true?
ISBN 9780590767859
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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20823
Ivory rose, The
Jemma lands a babysitting job in Rosethorne, one of the famous witches' houses near her home. The house is supposedly haunted by a sad little girl. When Jemma discovers a beautiful ivory rose locket, she sees a terrifying flashback and wakes up in 1895, where she becomes an apprentice maidservant. But. all is not well in the grand house. Young heiress Georgiana is constantly sick and Jemma suspects she's being poisoned.
ISBN 9781742750712
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2011
Murrell, Belinda
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23027
J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan: Graphic novel
A retelling that captures all of the magic and excitement of the original in a dreamily illustrated graphic novel that the whole family can enjoy. New readers of J.M. Barrie's classic tale won't be missing out on anything from the original novel in this faithful full colour rendition while returning readers will adore the new full colour illustrations that bring the tale to life as never before.
ISBN 9781780272900
Publisher Birlinn Ltd, 2015
Topics / Graphic novels /
Stref (adapted and drawn) & Cramb, Fin (coloured)
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23340
Jack Fortune and the search for the hidden valley
An orphan child full of mischief, Jack lives with his crotchety widow aunt in eighteenth-century England. His naughtiness knows no limits, and when one day he goes a step too far, Aunt Constance decides that she's had enough: from now on, his bachelor uncle can take care of him. Uncle Edmund is in no way prepared for a boy with boundless energy and an impish streak - and anyway, he's off to the Himalayas to search for rare plants! But Aunt Constance is absolutely determined, and Jack's uncle has no choice - he will have to take the boy with him.
ISBN 9781846884283
Publisher Alma Books Ltd, 2018
Purkiss, Sue
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Jack Mason adventure series
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Series Jack Mason adventure series (3 books)
Various
No book cover.
15050
Jason and the golden fleece
The epic story of Jason's quest for the golden fleece is retold for junior readers. Each short chapter adds another part to this riveting tale.
ISBN 9781845070618
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2005
Riordan, James & Cockcroft, Jason (ill)
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Jasper Zammit series
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Series Jasper Zammit series (3 books)
Abela, Deborah & Warren, Johnny
No book cover.
Jedi Academy series
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Series Jedi Academy series (6 books)
Various
No book cover.
35607
Jehan and the quest of the lost dog
Jehan has lost his home and family in a devastating flood in Pakistan. Lost and stuck in a tree he hears a dog barking. Jehan rescues the dog, Lali, and he's no longer alone, but she keeps paddling away from him, swimming further into the floodwaters. So Jehan is forced to follow her, but will the dog's quest lead them to safety, and to their families? Or to more danger?
ISBN 9780702259609
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2017
Hawke, Rosanne & Stewart, Briony (ill)
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742
Josie and the Michael Street kids
When Josie moves house with her Mum, she is a million miles away from her best friend, the beach and everything. But, when Josie finds a secret treasure map, her world in Michael Street becomes exciting.
ISBN 9780143303442
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Russon, Penni
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217
Julie of the wolves
An Inuit girl runs away to regain her traditional Eskimo culture and becomes lost on the frozen Arctic tundra. Only the wolves can help her. Julie's survival depends on the leader of the pack.
ISBN 9780060540951
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2003
George, Jean Craighead
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16200
Kakadu calling
An elder of the Bunitz clan living in Kakadu National Park tells stories of children living in the far north. There is the story of Burrki, a ten year old boy living on his own in the wilderness, of two brothers who have a misadventure at sea and of Maidje and her cousins learning how to gather and cook food, even snakes.
ISBN 9781921248009
Publisher Magabala Books, 2007
Christophersen, Jane Garlil
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4113
Karlson flies again
Smidge lives with his family in an ordinary house in Stockholm. His extraordinary friend, Karlson, lives on the roof of his house. The roof is a good place to live when you have a propeller on your back and can fly. Karlson believes he is the world's greatest at everything. Enjoy reading about these unlikely friends who have fun gobbling buns and haunting the babysitter.
ISBN 9780192727749
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Lindgren, Astrid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Kensington Reptilarium, The
The Caddy kids, Kick, Scruff, Bert and Pin, are home alone and they're having the best time ever. Until a stranger arrives with news. This is the story of how four loud, grubby urchins from the Australian outback find themselves in London for the first peacetime Christmas after years of war. But their new guardian hates children. He prefers the company of the hundreds of snakes in his house, the Kensington Reptilarium.
ISBN 9780857980502
Series The Caddy kids series (2 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Gemmell, N J
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Kensuke's kingdom
An adaptation of the Robinson Crusoe story, a family's sailing adventure turns into a story of survival following a storm.
ISBN 9780749736392
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2000
Morpurgo, Michael
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Kensy and Max NEW SERIES 2020
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Series Kensy and Max NEW SERIES 2020 (4 books)
Harvey, Jacqueline
No book cover.
5833
Kensy and Max: Breaking news
What would you do if you woke up in a strange place? If your whole life changed in the blink of an eye and you had no idea what was going on? Twins Kensy and Max Grey's lives are turned upside down when they are whisked off to London, and discover their parents are missing. As the situation unfolds, so many things don't add up: their strange new school, the bizarre grannies on their street, the coded messages they keep finding and the feeling that, all around them, adults are keeping secrets ...Things can never go back to the way they were, but the twins are determined to uncover the truth!
ISBN 9780143780656
Series Kensy and Max NEW SERIES 2020 (1 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2018
Harvey, Jacqueline
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578973
Kensy and Max: Disappearing act
Kensy and Max are now agents-in-training at Pharos, a covert international spy network. Christmas break sees the twins back at Alexandria for training and a celebration like no other, but where are their parents and why can't they come home? Thankfully, a school trip to Rome provides a welcome distraction. Amid the history and culture of Italy's capital, they discover a runaway boy and whisperings of Mafia involvement. It looks like Kensy and Maxs harmless excursion may just turn into their very first mission.
ISBN 9780143780632
Series Kensy and Max NEW SERIES 2020 (2 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2018
Harvey, Jacqueline
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Kid normal
Eleven year old Murph's mum has been unable to find permanent work, so the family has had to move many times, not only homes but towns and schools and Murph has just about given up on staying put in one place long enough to make and retain friends. When all the schools in this latest town are full Murph and his mum have an even bigger problem until by pure chance they stumble upon a school hidden behind many corners and backstreets. Murph is accepted and there begins an education like nothing Murph has experienced before. It appears that somehow Murphy has landed in a school aimed at finding and training super heroes, with each of the students having some sort of magical capability, although some appear to have little use such as a boy who can make his head swell like a balloon or a girl who can make thunderstorms. Can these skills, along with Murph who has none, really save the day?
ISBN 9781408884539
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2017
James, Greg & Smith, Chris
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29838
Kid normal and the rogue heroes
Is it possible to be a superhero but possess no superpowers? Eleven year old Murph Cooper is secretly Kid Normal and together with his team of crime-fighting Super Zeroes, he must brave the world's most notorious supervillain, Magpie. Locked away in a secret maximum security prison, Magpie is plotting to steal the capabilities of the world's most famous superheroes and Kid Normal is central to his plan. Can Murph work out Magpie's fiendish plot and save the day again?
ISBN 9781408884553
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2018
James, Greg & Smith, Chris & Salcedo, Erica (ill)
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Killer whale
Sam Fox is on holidays with his family in Antarctica. When their ski plane crashes, Sam and his brother are separated from the rest of the group. While they are stranded on a wobbly icefloe, a massive creature, with huge jaws and rows of jagged teeth, emerges from the deep.
ISBN 9780143303206
Series Extreme adventures series (7 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
D'Ath, Justin
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24757
Kindness club, The: Chloe on the bright side
Chloe Silver is good at looking at the bright side. But staying positive has been difficult since her parents divorced and she had to start at a new school. When Chloe is given the chance to try out for the exclusive It Girls Club, things are finally looking up again. Then Chloe is assigned a science project with offbeat Lucy Tanaka and brainy Theo Barnes. Together they create an experiment that tests how people react to different acts of kindness, officially forming the Kindness Club. Lucy and Theo are fun to be around, and their new club means a lot to Chloe. But the It Girls don't want to share Chloe with anyone else. Can she find a way to be kind to all of her friends, and still stay true to herself?
ISBN 9781681195315
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2017
Sheinmel, Courtney
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23657
King Cobra's curse
You're off to India, they need your help. But danger awaits! Circling vultures, ferocious leopards, giant snakes, and ruthless poachers... Will you identify the mysterious villain, King Cobra? Or will he find you first?
ISBN 9781742117935
Series Ranger in Danger series (3 of 3)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2010
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
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21162
King of birds, The: Gamayun tales
This Tale from Slavic mythology, skilfully retold in graphic novel format, will have readers of all ages anticipating the tales concluding chapters. Vividly illustrated in a style reminiscent of the Russian folk illustration from whence the tale originates, this is a story of courage, love and wisdom for fans of folk tales, fairy tales and mythology.
ISBN 9781910620380
Publisher Nobrow, 2018
Topics / Graphic novels /
Utkin, Alexander
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18686
King's key, The
Whisker is a Pie Rat apprentice and always going from one catastrophe to another. He has possession of the Forgotten Map and with his friends Ruby Rat and Hook Hand Horace is on a quest to find a missing key and outsmart some deadly enemies along the way.
ISBN 9780987461513
Series Pie rats series (2 of 6)
Publisher Daydream Press, 2014
Stelzer, Cameron
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6846
Knight in screaming armor, The
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story It Was a Knight to Dismember... Your cousins, Kip and Abbey, have come to visit you from jolly old England -- and guess what they brought with them? Two huge crates, each containing a suit of armor and a curse. But it doesn't matter, 'cause you're "dying" to see what's inside. If you open the crate marked "Evil Knight," you will be hypnotized by the knight's sparkling medallion and will have to face an ugly sorceress. If you open the "Good Knight" crate, you'll discover a room full of mannequin heads that talk. Before you know it, you've lost your head. Can you pull yourself together before time runs out? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590847667
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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28559
Lady from nowhere, The
When a mysterious woman comes through the gateway's portal, she sparks a series of events more explosive than anything Amelia and Charlie have ever seen. With the precious canister still missing and evil Krskn up to his terrifying tricks, it could be the end of the Gateway Hotel....and the world!
ISBN 9781760126896
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2017
Jones, Cerberus
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17466
Lake of the lost
Kimmi and Oliver are horrified when their parents make them move to a remote Pacific Island. Kimmi tries to stay out of trouble but trouble finds her.
ISBN 9780734406460
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Jones, Carol
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46577
Lampo circus, The
The Lampo Circus has arrived in Drabville! Having seen the last of Lord Aldor, the town is keen to celebrate and enjoy the circus, but the circus is not as it should be and the children of Drabville find themselves in a grim world.
ISBN 9780732286194
Series Strangest adventures series (2 of 3)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Adornetto, Alexandra
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Land of stories, The: The enchantress returns
Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother. Against the will of their grandmother (the one and only Fairy Godmother), the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.
ISBN 9781907411786
Series The Land of Stories NEW SERIES 2020 (2 of 6)
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 2013
Colfer, Chris & Dorman, Brandon (ill)
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Land of stories, The: The wishing spell
When the twin's grandmother gives them a treasured fairy-tale book, they have no idea they are about to enter a land beyond all imagining: the Land of Stories, where fairy tales are real. But as Alex and Conner soon discover, the stories they know so well haven't ended in this magical land; Godilocks is now a wanted fugitive, Red Riding Hood has her own kingdom,and Queen Cinderella is about to become a mother! The twins know they must get back home somehow. But with the legendary Evil Queen hot on their trail, will they ever find the way?
ISBN 9781907411755
Series The Land of Stories NEW SERIES 2020 (1 of 6)
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 2012
Colfer, Chris & Dorman, Brandon (ill)
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587781
Lara and the silent place
When 9 year old Lara goes to the highlands to set the cattle out to graze, she finds a mare in the process of a difficult birth. Lara vows to take care of the foal as a dying promise to the gray mare, and with the help of a childless milk-cow, she cares for the spindly-legged filly. But just when she is confident that the foal can survive, a rival clan captures them both, and throws Lara's life into turmoil.
ISBN 9780142402337
Series Hoofbeats series (4 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Duey, Kathleen
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2740
Last dragon charmer, The: Villian keeper
Nothing is more important than slaying a dragon.It will make Prince Caden's father proud, and grant him the title of Elite Paladin like his seven older brothers. But there is one big thing standing in Caden's way: he has been mysteriously transported from his home in the Great Winterlands of Razzon to Asheville, North Carolina-a land with no magic and no dragons. Or so he thinks. But what if Caden's destiny isn't to slay a dragon after all?
ISBN 9780062308443
Publisher Harper, 2015
McKay, Laurie
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57645
Last elephant, The
Colt Lawless is on the run, suddenly famous, and more than a little superhuman. Twelve years from now, rat flu has wiped out almost every animal and bird on the planet. The creatures in the Lost World Circus are the last of their kind. But the Rat Cops are determined to shut down the circus, and Colt and his acrobat friend Birdy might be the only ones who can save it, starting the world's last elephant.
ISBN 9780143307266
Series Lost world circus series (1 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2013
D'Ath, Justin
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30618
Last thirteen, The: 1
Book 13 in series: Sam wakes from his nightmare to discover the terrifying reality. It will come true. Kidnapped from school and finding out his parents aren't who he thinks they are, Sam is suddenly running from danger at every turn. With his life and identity shattered, Sam's salvation is tied to an ancient prophecy. He is in the final battle to save the world, up against an enemy plotting to destroy us all. He alone can find the last thirteen.
ISBN 9781443124829
Series The last thirteen series (13 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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2917
Last thirteen, The: 10
Book 4 in series: An unexpected saviour ensures Sam lives to continue his search for the last 13. His next all-too-real nightmare leads him to Paris and the Council of Dreamers. With Solaris seemingly one step ahead of Sam's every move, unlikely alliances form. Treasure beyond belief beckons, while tragedy strikes at the very heart of the Academy.
ISBN 9781742831879
Series The last thirteen series (4 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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4434
Last thirteen, The: 11
Book 3 in series: Sams deepest fears have become real and his enemies grow ever-more powerful. Struggling to stay one step ahead, Sam must locate 11 more dreamers and solve the next piece of the puzzle. Can Sam and his allies unlock the secrets of an ancient journal to reveal their final destiny? Sam is far from home, with the fate of the entire world in his hands.He must find the last 13. The race is on.
ISBN 9781742831862
Series The last thirteen series (3 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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4508
Last thirteen, The: 12
Book 2 in series: This is where you die, Sam. The nightmare is real and Sam must face his destiny. Will the chilling prophecy and the ultimate battle against Solaris come true? Nothing could have prepared Sam for this terrifying new life as one of the last 13 Dreamers. From New York to Egypt, to Italy - the search for the rest of the last 13 will take Sam across the globe. He cannot do it alone, but who can he really trust? He must find the rest of the last 13. The race has begun. 13 books. 13 nightmares. 1 destiny. Are you one of them?
ISBN 9781742831855
Series The last thirteen series (2 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Phelan, James
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61830
Last thirteen, The: 13
Book 1 in series: Sam wakes up from a nightmare to discover the terrifying reality that it will come true. Kidnapped from school, he's on the run from danger at every turn. With his life and identity shattered, Sam's salvation is tied up in an ancient prophecy. He is in a final battle to save the world, up against an enemy plotting to destroy us all. He alone can find the last 13.
ISBN 9781742831848
Series The last thirteen series (1 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Phelan, James
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4050
Last thirteen, The: 2
Book 12 in series: At the end there is only darkness. With the final countdown now only days away, Sam and Eva must brave the dangers of Antarctica to find Alex, the twelfth Dreamer and Gear. An impossible, amazing discovery underneath the ice will bring them all closer to the end of the race but, with betrayal on every side, it will difficult to make it out alive. Sam must unite the last 13. Time is running out.
ISBN 9781742831954
Series The last thirteen series (12 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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4566
Last thirteen, The: 3
Book 11 in series: Still heartbroken by the loss of his mentor, Sam discovers the next Dreamer is someone very close to him. Together, they must travel to the other side of the world to find the eleventh Gear. On his voyage with Hans, Alex's dreams grow ever-more powerful as he encounters pirates, deep-sea peril and the harshest climate on earth. He will need all his resourcefulness just to survive.
ISBN 9781742831947
Series The last thirteen series (11 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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1498
Last thirteen, The: 4
Book 10 in series: After a dramatic sea rescue in Japan, Sam meets powerful friends ready to help him. He sets off for Cambodia, Eva faces her worst fear in the Dream Doors competition, Alex is headed out on unknown waters with the enigmatic Hans. At the legendary temple of Ankgor Wat, Sam must deal with ancient traps to escape with the next Gear. But the cost will be unimaginable. Will Sam be able to go on. He must carry on the fight.
ISBN 9781742831930
Series The last thirteen series (10 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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1487
Last thirteen, The: 5
Book 9 in series: Sam heads to Japan to meet the next Dreamer, a famous professional gamer. While at a tournament in Tokyo, Stella arrives forcing Sam and Dreamer number nine to take extreme evasive action. Alex and Shiva are captive in Shiva's apartment after being fitted with wrist bombs that will detonate if they attempt to escape, and Eva learns how participating in the Four Corners competition will help discover Solaris's location.
ISBN 9781742831923
Series The last thirteen series (9 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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4502
Last thirteen, The: 6
Book 8 in series: The barrier between dreams and reality is more blurred than ever as Sam is drawn into an age-old battle for the Dreamscape. Confusingly, the next Dreamer seems to know as much as Sam about the importance of her dreams and the search for the Gears. From the Kremlin in Moscow to the wilds of Siberia, Sam is involved in a race with an old adversary with a sinister way of staying one step ahead.
ISBN 9781742831916
Series The last thirteen series (8 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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5849
Last thirteen, The: 7
Book 7 in series: Solaris remains a constant threat as Sam's search for the next Dreamer takes him to the Grand Canyon. All is not as it seems as strange secrets and devastating betrayals force him to question all he believes in. Facing insurmountable challenges, deadly consequences seem inevitable. Their enemies grow more desperate, and they don't know who to trust.
ISBN 9781742831909
Series The last thirteen series (7 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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5842
Last thirteen, The: 8
Book 6 in series: Sam's search takes him to Cuba, where unknown pursuers, long-forgotten treasure and the perils of the ocean await. Eva and Lora's safety hangs in the balance, and Alex makes a terrifying discovery of his own, enemies are closing in on all sides. Can Sam and his friends stay one step ahead and find the next Gear in time.
ISBN 9781742831893
Series The last thirteen series (6 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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5843
Last thirteen, The: 9
Book 5 in series: Sam journeys to South America, his dream leading him to a long-lost ancient city. Hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest, he is forced to navigate deadly traps in pursuit of another Gear. Can Sam work out who the next dreamer is in time, or will his enemies succeed once more. He must find the last 13. They must fight on.
ISBN 9781742831886
Series The last thirteen series (5 of 13)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Phelan, James
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4316
Last wild trilogy, The: Last wild, The
In a world where animals no longer exist, twelve year old Kester Jaynes feels like he hardly exists either. Locked away in a home for troubled children, he's told there's something wrong with him. So, when he meets talking pigeons and a bossy cockroach, Kester thinks he's finally gone mad. But, the animals have something to say and Kester embarks on a great journey. The animals saved him, now he must save the animals.
ISBN 9781780878287
Series The last wild trilogy series (1 of 3)
Publisher Quercus Children's Books, 2013
Topics / Endangered species /
Torday, Piers
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6511
Last wild trilogy, The: The dark wild
Twelve year old Kester Jaynes thought he had discovered the last wild animals in the land. He thought his adventure was over. He was wrong. Below the sparkling city of Premium, deep underground, a dark wild remains, animals who believe the time is right to rise up against their human enemies. Kester realises he is the only one who can stop them. Kester saved the animals and now he must try and save the humans too.
ISBN 9781782064855
Series The last wild trilogy series (2 of 3)
Publisher Quercus Children's Books, 2014
Topics / Endangered species /
Torday, Piers
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6443
Last wild trilogy, The: The wild beyond
Kester Jaynes has brought the animals of his world back from the brink of disaster and he believes there is hope on the other side. And, he might just be right because the last blue whale on the planet is calling to him, his animal allies are ready for one last fight, and out there, somewhere, a brave mouse holds the key to the future.
ISBN 9781848668485
Series The last wild trilogy series (3 of 3)
Publisher Quercus Children's Books, 2015
Topics / Endangered species /
Torday, Piers
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16456
Left and right
Left and right are all around us. From our hands and feet to our eyes and ears, the notion of left and right is inescapable. Left and right control how we travel and play sport, and even how we eat. The vast extent of how this deceptively simple subject shapes our lives is revealed in the Left And Right book!
ISBN 9781742034430
Publisher Wild Dog Books, 2017
Hendry, Lorna
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Legend of Big Red, The
Liam and Barney persuade their parents to let them camp out alone overnight to catch Big Red, the legendary giant cod rumoured to live in Bailey's Swamp. Darkness, strange noises and a thunderstorm test their determination and bravery.
ISBN 9780702235283
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2005
Roy, James & Dale, Rae (ill)
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Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series
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Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
9600
Lighthouse kids, The
Ellie and Davey have lost their mother and have been sent to live with a grandfather. In his attic, they discover somethingthat beloged to their mother, This leads to an adventure, involving unscrupulous seal hunters and mysterious caves.
ISBN 9781863683463
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2003
Chase, Diana
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6906
Little comic shop of horrors
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story Laugh at Your Own Risk! You're walking through a creepy part of town when you find a new comic shop -- Milos Comics Dungeon. Dungeon is right. The place is dusty, dingy, and really dark. You can see the comics are awesome. But there's something you can't see. Trouble. It's waiting -- for you. If you choose to go downstairs watch out for Milo the Mutant. He's got big, bad plans for you. What? You say you'd rather stay upstairs? Not such a great idea -- unless you want to battle the worst villains in the history of comics! Do you have what it takes to be a superhero? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590934831
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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50901
Little Fur: the legend of Little Fur
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer of the environment and connected to the earth. One day, Crow tells of humans who are coming to burn the trees. To protect her home and her friends, Little Fur must venture into the dangerous human world.
ISBN 9780143300724
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Carmody, Isobelle
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6902
Little shop of hamsters
Sam Waters is desperate to have a pet. But his parents say that first, Sam must prove he's responsible. So he takes an after-school job in a pet store called Little Shop of Hamsters. To his horror, Sam soon finds that cute, little hamsters can become very UNCUTE monsters. Suddenly, Sam isn't fighting for a pet - he's fighting to survive! Could the souvenir he got in HorrorLand have anything to do with this?
ISBN 9780545161954
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Stine, R L
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4778
Lost home world, The
When Lady Naomi's long-lost brother appears through the gateway, everyone is stunned. Finally, they might learn something about her mysterious past. But in Forgotten Bay, things are never what they seem. Is Lady Naomi's brother hiding something sinister? It will take all of Amelia's wit's to figure it out.
ISBN 9781760126889
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Jones, Cerberus
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7161
Lost in stinkeye swamp
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Readers choose from over 20 different scary endings in this latest addition to the blockbuster series. The reader's new swamp house is home to a treasure--and a ghost. Follow the clues to the treasure, but watch out for the sewer ghoul and the swamp thing lurking around the corner.
ISBN 9780590397759
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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Lost world circus series
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Series Lost world circus series (5 books)
D'Ath, Justin
No book cover.
4455
Lucky Thamu
These school holidays, Eli is going by himself to visit his much-loved Thamu (grandfather), who lives near the goldfields. They're going camping and prospecting, and Eli will listen to Thamu's stories and learn about country. But, when they camp to speck for gold, Eli seems more interested in chasing a white rabbit.
ISBN 9781925161304
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2015
Kickett-Tucker, Cheryl & Tucker, Jaylon & Gibbs, Tracey (ill)
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8470
Malkin Moonlight
Malkin is a small, black cat with a magnificent tail, who's destined to be a hero. He just doesn't know it yet. In his third life, Wild Malkin falls in love with Roux, a Domestic cat, who likes the comforts of home. Together, they explore the night and have adventures. When Roux's owners decide to move away, she chooses to become a Wild and stay with Malkin. Setting out to find a new home, they stumble across a recycling centre full of cats at war. An extraordinary adventure awaits as Malkin tries to bring peace to the land.
ISBN 9781408870846
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Cox, Emma
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10011
Man eater
Sam Fox is on a youth conference in Africa when the tour bus takes off without him, leaving him stranded in the wilderness. Sam uses his wits to escape an angry mother elephant, a king cobra, a hyena and a hungry crocodile. It may not be so easy to survive an encounter with a ferocious, man-eating leopard.
ISBN 9780143303213
Series Extreme adventures series (6 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2007
D'Ath, Justin
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11420
Margaret and Flynn
It is 1875 and orphans, Margaret and Libby, live with kind Mrs Fredriksen in her sod house in rural Colorado. The girls are always moving on, looking for a real home. When a tornado sweeps through the town bringing an injured horse, Margaret nurses it back to good health. This might be the place to settle down.
ISBN 9780142410196
Series Hoofbeats series (3 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Duey, Kathleen
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Max Remy super spy series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Max Remy super spy series (10 books)
Abela, Deborah
No book cover.
16778
Max Remy super spy: Blue's revenge
Blue is locked up in the world's most secure prison but that has never stopped him from making his evil plans before.
ISBN 9781740519137
Series Max Remy super spy series (6 of 10)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Abela, Deborah
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13921
Max Remy super spy: the Amazon experiment
This is an insect-ridden, piranha- eating, alligator- munching, tarantula- crawling adventure through the Amazon Jungle to rescue Frond, find the Triatoma bug and return to Spyforce to save the agents.
ISBN 9781740519120
Series Max Remy super spy series (5 of 10)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Abela, Deborah
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2818
Max Remy super spy: the final curtain
During a Spy force celebration, a small deadly devise pulses in the floor beneath them. The next day during Spy training, Max Remy is found unconscious. Did she fall or was she attacked? Why are famous monuments and buildings crumbling around London? Who is behind it, and will Linden survive a madman's deadly plans? This could be the end of Spy force.
ISBN 9781741661255
Series Max Remy super spy series (10 of 10)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Abela, Deborah
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34873
Max Remy super spy: the French code
When a leading archeologist disappears from the Louvre, the world's most famous museum, Spyforce agents, Max, Linden and Toby, are sent to France to mind his spoilt daughter.
ISBN 9781741661194
Series Max Remy super spy series (9 of 10)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Abela, Deborah
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55048
Max Remy super spy: the Venice job
Venice is in danger and they've already detonated one bomb. Max, Linden and Toby join forces with a young Italian spy, Luca Cavello, to track down the culprit.
ISBN 9781741660319
Series Max Remy super spy series (7 of 10)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Abela, Deborah
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55218
Max Remy: mission in Malta
Max embarks on a seemingly easy mission to look after a scientist and his bloodsucking leeches. But, this just might be Max's most dangerous mission yet.
ISBN 9781741660654
Series Max Remy super spy series (8 of 10)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Abela, Deborah
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578871
Medical mission
In the middle of the night, Josh watched a Royal Flying Doctor Service plane land on his family's cattle station to assist his mother during a difficult childbirth. In order to thank the RFDS for their service, Josh decides to organise a community fundraiser. However, his efforts are cut short when he is bitten by a deadly snake. Will Josh get to safety in time?
ISBN 9780857988805
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2016
Ivanoff, George
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38689
Meteorite kid, The
Morgan is so excited when she thinks she's taken the winning catch in her baseball final but the thing she catches is a strange, blue object. It makes her feel calm and happy but it has different effects on other people.
ISBN 9781921150807
Series Lightning strikes series (19 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Faulkner, Carol
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3752
Midnight gang, The
Tom is hit on the head by a cricket ball at boarding school and is promptly sent to hospital to recover from his injury. While there, he becomes involved with the adventures of The Midnight Gang, a gang of patients from the children's ward, who are under the strict control of the hospital's evil, children hating Matron and scarily deformed porter. Will the Midnight Gang accept Tom into the group and can they outsmart the wicked Matron and make all the gang's wildest dreams come true?
ISBN 9780008188573
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2016
Walliams, David & Ross, Tony (ill)
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4775
Midnight mercenary, The
It's a dark and stormy night at the Gateway Hotel, and the latest intergalactic visitor is the most terrifying yet. Why has he come and who is he after? With their families and the hotel in grave danger, it's up to Amelia and Charlie to save the day!
ISBN 9781760120306
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2015
Jones, Cerberus
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23768
Mighty Jack and the Goblin King
When Jack's sister Maddy is carried off through a portal by an evil Ogre Jack and Lilly must pull all stops to find her and bring her back home And they do. But what is waiting for them on the other side of the doorway between worlds is an escapade they may not be ready for. Get ready for a goblin, rat, giant and dragon filled adventure between worlds with magic beanstalks and non-stop action that will keep readers on the edge of their seats right until the last page.
ISBN 9781626722668
Publisher Roaring Book Press, 2017
Topics / Graphic novels /
Hatke, Ben
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Minutes of danger series
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Series Minutes of danger series (3 books)
Heath, Jack
No book cover.
18418
Miraculous journey of Edward Tulane, The
Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him. He travels across the country, acquiring new owners and learning some valuable lessons.
ISBN 9780763625894
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2006
DiCamillo, Kate & Ibatoulline, Bagram (ill)
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2887
Miserable mill, The
The Baudelaire orphans are sent to live and work in a miserable mill, where they need to be wary of the surrounding town folk.
ISBN 9780064407694
Series Series of unfortunate events series (4 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2000
Snicket, Lemony
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586002
Missing, presumed evil
Jack and Jaide Shield have defended themselves against The Evil before -- but it's never been as dangerous as this. It isn't just the town of Portland that's threatened, it's the whole Earth . . . and certain dimensions beyond. The Wardens have devised a plan to get rid of The Evil once and for all. The only problem is that destroying The Evil may also mean abandoning some innocent people -- including one of the twins. The battle against The Evil is going to places it's never been -- places Jack and Jaide would have never even imagined possible. Their mission is clear: survive the storm that's coming, and save the ones who are missing.
ISBN 9780545259002
Series Trouble twisters series (4 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
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Mission Survival series
Adventure series.Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Mission Survival series (7 books)
Grylls, Bear
No book cover.
10801
Mission Survival: claws of the crocodile
When Beck Granger follows a mysterious clue to the town of Broome in Australia, it is just the beginning of an adventure that will force him into some of his toughest survival challenges yet. The search for clues takes Beck into the heart of the outback, where he must battle raging storms, ravenous crocodiles, cunning villains and a secret that may link back to the death of his parents many years ago.
ISBN 9781849418195
Series Mission Survival series (7 books)
Publisher Red Fox, 2014
Grylls, Bear
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33301
Mission Survival: gold of the Gods
Beck Granger is hot on the trail of his kidnapped uncle, racing to find the lost city of gold and its people. He needs to fend off snakes and sharks, and help his two friends survive the jungle.
ISBN 9781862304796
Series Mission Survival series (1 of 7)
Publisher Red Fox, 2008
Grylls, Bear
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28013
Mission Survival: lair of the leopard
When teen adventurer Beck Granger finds himself stranded on a Himalayan mountainside, he has to draw on all his strength and skill to survive. After death-defying climbing and sheltering in some of the hardest terrain on earth, Beck also has to somehow make it through bear attacks and flash floods. But the biggest challenge of all is still ahead. Beck has to finally learn the truth about his parents' deaths and bring their killers to justice.
ISBN 9781849418386
Series Mission Survival series (7 books)
Publisher Red Fox, 2015
Grylls, Bear
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587663
Mission Survival: Rage of the rhino
Young adventurer Beck Granger is invited to South Africa by an old friend of his parents' to help out on a project to prevent rhino poaching. But when he arrives all is not as it seems, and Beck is caught up in something more dangerous than anything he's ever survived before... Not only are there the poachers to contend with, but somebody seems desperate to track Beck down - whatever the cost. And then there are the hundreds of wild animals...
ISBN 9780857532244
Series Mission Survival series (7 books)
Publisher Doubleday, 2011
Grylls, Bear
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24263
Mission Survival: sands of the scorpion
Surviving in the Sahara desert will be extreme, trying to find water, eating scorpions and struggling to find shade. Beck and his friend will have to rely on survival knowledge to survive in this land, before the smugglers find them.
ISBN 9781862304826
Series Mission Survival series (3 of 7)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Grylls, Bear
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4748
Mission Survival: strike of the shark
When Beck Granger is ship-wrecked in the open seas, he needs all of his survival skills to save a small group of passengers. But the sinking was no accident. In order to stay alive, he'll have to work out who wants him dead, and why. That is, if the sharks don't get him first.
ISBN 9781782950028
Series Mission Survival series (7 books)
Publisher Red Fox, 2014
Grylls, Bear
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88899
Mission Survival: tracks of the tiger
In Indonesia, Beck and his friend, Peter, need to flee flowing lava, keep cool in extreme humidity, defeat the illegal loggers and avoid crocodiles and tigers.
ISBN 9781862304819
Series Mission Survival series (4 of 7)
Publisher Red Fox, 2010
Grylls, Bear
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13027
Mission Survival: way of the wolf
Beck needs to escape the freezing tundra to save his uncle after their plane crashes. Beck and his friend escape cracking frozen lakes, make their way down treacherous river rapids, melt ice to drink and eat raw fish just to survive.
ISBN 9781862304802
Series Mission Survival series (2 of 7)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Grylls, Bear
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68733
Mission Telemark
In 1942, four teenagers, trained as Special Operations Agents, are sent deep into Nazi-occupied Norway. Their mission is a dangerous act of sabotage to prevent the Nazis from making the atomic bomb. If they succeed, they must survive for weeks in the frozen wilderness. But, if they fail, Europe faces destruction.
ISBN 9781406311044
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Mitchison, Amanda
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6478
Mister Cassowary
City boy, Flynn, goes to Mission Beach with his Dad to prepare Grandad Barney's banana farm for sale. Flynn has never been north before, even when his Grandad was alive. When Flynn meets local girl, Abby, and finds two lost baby cassowaries, he is determined to find out about Grandad's mysterious death, and why his Dad refuses to talk about. And, he wants to know why his Dad is so scared of cassowaries.
ISBN 9780702253881
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2015
Wheeler, Samantha
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6040
Mobile phone detective, The
Renton is visiting his dad in France and everything is brilliant until they stumble across a suspicious meeting by the beach. When his father disappears, it's up to Renton to save the day even though he doesn't speak French and can't drive. Luckily, Renton has his mobile phone.
ISBN 9780143304838
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Moloney, James
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6492
Money bags
Everyone knows that Brain Davis is the smartest kid at school but he certainly isn't the luckiest. When an attack of the hiccups leaves him speechless during his appearance on Quizzical, Brain must let his best mate, Ted, take the spotlight on the richest game. But, even Brain's expert coaching cannot inspire confidence in Ted and it seems as though the evil plans of Prescott Heath may succeed again.
ISBN 9781741788594
Series Quizzical series (2 of 3)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2009
Davidson, Leanne
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2985
Monkey fist
Sensei Ki-Yaga and the Samurai kids are journeying through China when Kyoko is kidnapped. Sensei's old adversary, Lu Zeng, is challenging him to try to get Kyoko back. But, getting inside the Forbidden Palace where Lu Zeng lives will not prove easy and outwitting him to get Kyoko back will be even harder.
ISBN 9781921150913
Series Samurai kids series (4 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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1716
Monkey mountain
During a class trip to Borneo, Mount Bako erupts, leaving Sam Fox stranded with his teacher who is suffering a heart attack. When they finally make it down from the mountain to the sea, Sam and Mr Griffin face even greater danger.
ISBN 9780143304418
Series Extreme adventures series (11 of 11)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
D'Ath, Justin
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111113
Monster planet
Series about kids involved in Inter-Galactic adventures with the Arkies, Spartans, Halycrusians and Space sport. Some books are in graphic novel form.
ISBN 9781420211733
Series Out of this world series (1 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Graphic novels /
Odgers, Sally & Thomas, Georgina (ill)
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585899
Monster within, The
After a series of fatal bombings across London, Jack, Scarlet and Mr Doyle are drawn into another baffling case: the reported sighting of a monster loose in the city's underground sewers. Before they can investigate, the team must travel to the Alhambra, an ancient fortress in Spain, to hunt down a group of terrorists. But just as they close in, Jack and Scarlet are kidnapped. With their lives in perilous danger, will Mr Doyle find his young assistants in time? While back in London, will the monster's true origins be uncovered before it too wreaks deadly destruction across the city?
ISBN 9781922182876
Series Jack Mason adventure series (4 of 3)
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2015
Pitt, Darrell
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30555
Monster, The
The ancient instruments in the antique shop begin registering evil activity, and Grandma X knows more than she's willing to reveal. Meanwhile, their companion cats must fight a bloodthirsty battle of their own.
ISBN 9781742373997
Series Trouble twisters series (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
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29836
Monsters
Tildy knows there are monsters - lolling on her cushions, reading her books, hiding under her bed. They're everywhere! So why can nobody else see them? They make Tildy monstrously miserable, until the new boy comes to school. Hendrik knows there are monsters too, and he knows exactly what to do about them.
ISBN 9781760293369
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Fienberg, Anna & Gamble, Kim & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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Mosquito Advertising series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Mosquito Advertising series (3 books)
Hunter, Kate
No book cover.
24893
Mosquito advertising: The blade brief
Katie is in trouble. Mosquito Advertising, the agency that she established, is taking up all her time and school seems boring and irrelevant. Katie promises to lift her game but things get complicated when the billionaire owner of an international airline offers Mosquito Advertising his account. Katie and her friends are flown to Sydney where everything seems just too good to be true.
ISBN 9780702238833
Series Mosquito Advertising series (2 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2011
Hunter, Kate
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28269
Mosquito advertising: The crunch campaign
When the government announces it's banning soft drink advertising, Katie is furious. All Mosquito Advertising's work to save Parfizz has been for nothing. Katie decides to rewrite the rules and make ads for fruit as cool as ads for fizzy drinks. But, great ideas aren't always enough, especially when you're also dealing with paying clients, a missing kid, moody friends, shadowy enemies and a family set to triple in size.
ISBN 9780702239397
Series Mosquito Advertising series (3 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2012
Hunter, Kate
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7563
Mosquito advertising: The Parfizz pitch
Katie Crisp has talent, it's just that the report card hidden in her room doesn't show it. School's out for another year and Katie is set to spend the summer lazing in her backyard. So, when she discovers that Parfitt's Family Soft Drink Company is about to be taken over by a corporate giant, leaving her mum out of a job, it's time to finally show everyone what she's made of.
ISBN 9780702237713
Series Mosquito Advertising series (1 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2010
Hunter, Kate
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8159
Mr Bean's definitive and extremely marvellous guide to France
Mr Bean gives advice on preparing for an overseas trip in the format of a scrapbook recording his trip to France. He provides advice on how to enjoy French food and art and even suggestions on how to mix important things together.
ISBN 9780747589570
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2007
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Driscol, Robin & Hease, Tony
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19104
Museum of thieves, The
The Keepers Trilogy - Book 1. In the city of Jewel, children are literally chained to their parents or teachers until the Day of Separation. Impatience is a sin and boldness is a crime. Goldie Roth is both impatient and bold. When she escapes the clutches of the Blessed Guardians to find haven at the Museum of Dunt, an unforgettable adventure begins that will unlock hidden mysteries, dark secrets and awaken dangerous enemies.
ISBN 9781742376561
Series The Keepers trilogy series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Tanner, Lian
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111129
Mutiny on Halycrus
Scott's snoopy sister stumbles into Halycrus and it's all danger from there.
ISBN 9781420211832
Series Out of this world series (10 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Wong, Keira & Fong, Douglas (ill)
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6772
My Australian story: bushfire
Amy loves to read about real life heroes. When she is faced with a life threatening situation at her Gran's house, her understanding of what it takes to be a hero might just save her life, and her Gran's. Summer in Australia means bushfires, and when Amy and her Gran are faced with a bushfire far too close for comfort, Amy knows just what to do.
ISBN 9781742994307
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
Murphy, Sally
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6865
My friends call me monster
Before joining the other kids trapped in HorrorLand, Michael Munroe will learn a few new lessons in FEAR: Never trust a teacher who calls everybody "Little Monsters." Be careful if that teacher invites you to lunch at her house. And never EVER trust a teacher with a giant monster egg in her own attic--especially if it's about to hatch!
ISBN 9780066238128
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Stine, R L
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271
My side of the mountain
Sam is determined to survive in the woods and keeps a journal to describe the birds and animals with which he learns to live. A tale of the determination and bravery of a city boy who refuses to give in.
ISBN 9780141312422
Publisher Puffin USA, 2001
George, Jean Craighead
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Mysterious world of Cosentino series
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Series Mysterious world of Cosentino series (4 books)
Cosentino & Heath, Jack & Hart, James (ill)
No book cover.
570811
Mysterious world of Cosentino: The lost treasure
The evil two headed king of Coppertown is out to find the sunken treasure. Cos will do what he can to stop the king. But Cos has to first escape the glass ball hanging over the ocean. And then there is the straightjacket and shackles and padlocks. While an audience watches from the pier. Cos is the best illusionist.
ISBN 9781742994154
Series Mysterious world of Cosentino series (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Cosentino & Heath, Jack & Hart, James (ill)
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43462
Mysterious world of Cosentino: The missing ace
Book 1 in the Mysterious World of Cosentino. This book features everyone's favourite magician in the greatest escape of all - the dungeon of the evil two-headed King of Silver City. Featuring a playing card army, an array of magical characters and some deadly magic tricks.
ISBN 9781743812020
Series Mysterious world of Cosentino series (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Cosentino & Heath, Jack & Hart, James (ill)
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5852
Mysterious world of Cosentino: The rabbit rescue
The second book in The Mysterious World of Cosentino, Cos needs to rescue the rabbits, before they end up being served at The King's birthday dinner! He'll need to pull some serious tricks out of his hat to pull this one off!
ISBN 9781742765433
Series Mysterious world of Cosentino series (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2018
Cosentino & Heath, Jack & Hart, James (ill)
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6784
Mysterious world of Cosentino: The silver thief
COSENTINO, THE GRAND ILLUSIONIST is stuck in the centre of Coppertown until the opening of his new magic theatre. He is frozen inside a block of ice . . . or is he? The real Cos is on a mission to stop the supply of silver to the King. Silver enhances magical power, and the King has too much power already. Cos must disguise himself and sneak into the silver mines. But who are all the old people at the mine, and why is Coss' old manager Wiggy down there? Could it be a . . . TRAP?
ISBN 9781742999326
Series Mysterious world of Cosentino series (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2019
Cosentino & Heath, Jack & Hart, James (ill)
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1057
Mystery of the golden card, The
Can twins Jack and Jaide find the mysterious Golden Card of Translocation and make it out of the castle alive, fighting animal agents of The Evil.
ISBN 9781742374000
Series Trouble twisters series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Nix, Garth & Williams, Sean
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121283
Nanny Piggins and the accidental blast-off
Derrick, Samantha and Michael should be in school. Instead they find themselves in NASA's space shuttle, which Nanny Piggins manages to accidentally launch, blasting them all into outer space. This time she has gone too far! In this thrilling fourth instalment of her adventures, Nanny Piggins wrestles with a crocodile, bungy jumps off the roof using the elastic from Mr Green's underpants, staples chicken wire over their chimney to keep out Santa, captures an apricot danish-loving jewel thief and rescues her brother, Boris, from an onslaught of professional wrestlers.
ISBN 9781742753683
Series Nanny Piggins series (4 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Spratt, R A
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40859
Nanny Piggins and the daring rescue
Never fear, Nanny Piggins is here! When Mr Green rings from a tropical island, begging to be rescued, Nanny Piggins' first instinct is to say no. However, a principle is at stake. No-one kidnaps her employer - at least not without written permission from her. So Nanny Piggins sets out to save the hapless tax lawyer, and to do so she must first dabble in a spot of bungy jumping, deceive immigration officials wearing a fake moustache and seduce the President with her most powerful weapon - the dance of the seven cakes.
ISBN 9781742754970
Series Nanny Piggins series (7 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Spratt, R A
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35921
Nanny Piggins and the pursuit of justice
Nanny Piggins gets in trouble with the law after some illicit tight rope walking, and is sentenced to 5000 hours community service. But she isn't the type of pig to take her punishment lying down, not when there are old people to rescue, pirates to impersonate and a great big bus to borrow.
ISBN 9781864718164
Series Nanny Piggins series (6 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Sprat, R A
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10898
Nanny Piggins and the race to power
In this riveting eighth instalment of Nanny Piggins' adventures, she sets out to thwart Mr Green's political ambitions by running for mayor herself. Her mission - to proudly fight for Liberty, Equality and Cake! Is democracy safe? Probably not. Will Nanny Piggins give everyone in the electorate diabetes from too much cake? Most likely. And along the way tremendous adventure abounds. Taking part in a diabolical fun run, being trapped in a sabotaged lift, faking seismic activity, safeguarding the local vacant lot and beating the world pole vault record is just the beginning.
ISBN 9781742754994
Series Nanny Piggins series (8 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Spratt, R A
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11710
Nanny Piggins and the rival ringmaster
In book five of her enthralling adventures, Nanny Piggins discovers some startling truths about the ruthless Ringmaster, provides counselling to a Molavadinian princess with pre-wedding jitters, inadvertently wins a Nobel Prize while impersonating her sister and catches up with her favourite 4-tonne friend, Esmeralda the forgetful elephant.
ISBN 9781742753782
Series Nanny Piggins series (5 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Spratt, R A
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851
Nanny Piggins and the runaway lion
With a runaway lion loose in the neighbourhood, Derrick, Samantha and Michael feel scared. Nanny Piggins feels like a slice of cake. And Boris feels like that lion looks strangely familiar. In this third action-packed book of adventures, Nanny Piggins tames a lion and a lion tamer. She revolutionises the sport of ski jumping, introduces hot-pink leotards to the local Neighbourhood Watch, demonstrates trapeze skills on a moving bus, plays badminton with a wok and teaches Shakespeare a thing or two about how to write a play. All while thwarting Mr Green's attempt to send her favourite children to Nicaragua (she does find it wearisome having to put him in his place constantly). And yet, somehow, she still finds time to bake lots and lots of cake.
ISBN 9781864719710
Series Nanny Piggins series (3 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Spratt, R A
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4204
Nanny Piggins and the wicked plan
When Mr Green announces his diabolical plan - he has decided to get married - his children (Derrick, Samantha and Michael) are horrified. Especially when they discover his real motive - he wants to get married so he can sack their beloved nanny, Nanny Piggins. Obviously their father has to be stopped, and Nanny Piggins is just the pig to do it. Because you should never ever cross a flying pig. And so, in the process of ruining Mr Green's matrimonial prospects, Nanny Piggins and the children have many exciting adventures - including being blasted across Dead Man's Gorge with an armadillo, breaking into a maximum-security prison in search of Chinese food and fighting a Gypsy Queen over a pit of fire.
ISBN 9781741663174
Series Nanny Piggins series (2 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Spratt, R A
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Nanny Piggins series
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Series Nanny Piggins series (9 books)
Various
No book cover.
25061
Nanny Piggins' guide to conquering Christmas
Watch out Santa, Nanny Piggins is coming to town this Christmas! This is not a survival guide to Christmas. This is a guide to conquering the Yuletide season! That's right, it is time to take a stand - don't suffer through another year of brussels sprouts, gift-wrapped socks and slobbery kisses from great aunts who forget to put their teeth in. Take control of your Christmas and put the happy back in your holiday, using the handy hints, games and inspiring stories within this book.
ISBN 9780857980922
Series Nanny Piggins series (9 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Spratt, R A
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26544
Neptunia
Cassie is a great swimmer but has to move to a country town with no swimming pool. But when asked to deliver an important message to the underwater city of Neptunia, Cassie has to use all her strength and skill to survive a marathon swim.
ISBN 9781741308716
Publisher Five Senses Publications, 2013
Alexander, Goldie
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2992
Nerdy dozen, The
Neil Andertol is a hero...Just not in real life. In video games, Neil - or as his online friends know him, ManofNeil - is a superstar. He's just one spot away from the top score on Chameleon, the cool new jet-flying game where the plane supposedly goes invisible at the highest level. But while ManofNeil can take out a whole squadron of enemy planes, regular Neil still gets picked on by the class bully. Until now. When Neil mysteriously wakes up at an undisclosed military base along with eleven other kids, he learns that Chameleon isn't just a game - it's the training simulator for a real fighter jet! Now the Air Force needs their help piloting the jets on a top-secret rescue mission. Can Neil put his gaming skills to the ultimate real-life test? Because this time Neil isn't just playing for points - he's playing to save the world!
ISBN 9780062272638
Publisher Harper, 2015
Miller, Jeff
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2619
New city
Isabella and her friends have escaped the floodwaters of Grimsdon for the modern world of New City. Uncertainty and fear have brought dark times, with refugees fleeing the world's rising waters and becoming imprisoned in a miserable camp. Isabella and her friends face new threats, with eyes watching them everywhere.
ISBN 9781742758558
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Abela, Deborah
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Nicola Berry and the petrifying problem with Princess Petronella
Nicola Berry's life is turned upside down the day a man from another planet comes to Earth on a strange mission. He's looking for somebody to travel back to his home planet and convince their stuck-up princess not to turn Earth into her planet's giant garbage dump. When Nicola is chosen as the Earthling Ambassador, she's not sure that she's up to the task. Can Nicola and her friends save the planet in time? Or will the nasty Princess Petronella cover Earth in a galactic ton of garbage?
ISBN 9781760554736
Series Nicola Berry series NEW SERIES 2020 (1 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Moriarty, Liane
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21236
Nicola Berry and the shocking trouble on the planet of Shobble
Nicola Berry and her friends have barely caught their breath from their last trip to space when they are called on another intergalactic adventure! This time, they're on their way to Shobble, a beautiful snowy rainbow planet where nothing bad ever happens or so they say. It turns out there is trouble brewing beneath this glittery exterior, and Nicola is put in a tough position. Should she risk defying the planet's dangerous commander-in-chief to help the people of Shobble? Leading the Space Brigade is no easy task!
ISBN 9781760554743
Series Nicola Berry series NEW SERIES 2020 (2 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Moriarty, Liane
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21237
Nicola Berry and the wicked war on the planet of Whimsy
Nicola and her friends' whirlwind tour of the galaxy isn't about to stop! The Space Brigade's third adventure takes them to a strange pair of planets that couldn't be more different. On one side is a planet covered in volcanoes. On the other side, a beautiful place full of daydreamy poets. Nicola and the Space Brigade find themselves caught in the middle of a war between the two, and must find a way to make peace before it's too late!
ISBN 9781760554750
Series Nicola Berry series NEW SERIES 2020 (3 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2017
Moriarty, Liane
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Nicola Berry series NEW SERIES 2020
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Nicola Berry series NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Moriarty, Liane
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6840
Night in werewolf woods
A Give Yourself Goosebumps story WoodsWorld? Or WerewolfWorld? Get out your bathing suit! You and your family are off on a summer vacation to a place called WoodsWorld. You can't wait to mess around down at the lake. Then at the Kids only Campfire you hear the rumor about WoodsWorld. Legend has it, werewolves roam the woods at night. But you're not scared. You're ready for adventure. Will you explore the deepest, darkest part of the woods? Brave the Tunnel of Waves, home of the terrifying lake monster? Or battle an army of red fire ants? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590673198
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Stine, R L
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7170
Night of a thousand claws
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. A summer vacation on Cat Cay Island is turning into a nightmare as the reader's brother mysteriously vanishes and Katrina the Cat Woman sets out to make the reader the next Keeper of hundreds of evil mutant cats, in a scary adventure featuring more than twenty separate endings.
ISBN 9780590400343
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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12810
Night of the fifth moon
Ket is desperate to learn the druid's secrets. He can predict the future from the stars, understand the raven's cry and speak words of power that can halt a battle. Five other fosterlings are competing with him to become the chosen one and, at each new moon, one of them is sent away. Friendships are strained as they all try to impress the druid.
ISBN 9781741148145
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Ciddor, Anna
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Nod's limbs
Augustus Nod has launched a treasure hunt from beyond the grave. The race is on, and the twins must solve the riddles and discover Nod's lost golden limbs before the Knightleighs bury the past and the diabolical duo with it.
ISBN 9781416915010
Series Edgar & Ellen series (6 of 6)
Publisher Aladdin Publishing, 2007
Ogden, Charles
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Northwood
Cecilia Undergarment likes a challenge. When she discovers a sad and neglected dog, she is determined to rescue him. But, her daring dog rescue lands her in deep trouble, in the form of being lost in the dark forest of Northwood. A forest where ferocious black lions roam. A forest that hides a secret castle, an unlikely king and many a mystery. A forest where those who enter never return.
ISBN 9781921529801
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Falkner, Brian & Bixley, Donovan (ill)
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Ocean without end
During a raid, twelve year old Lily Swann is taken at gunpoint by the tyrannical El Captain de Diablo and forced to work as a slave on his ship. When Lily learns that her father, who she thought was dead, had been taken by pirates years before, she embarks on a perilous journey to search for him. With swashbuckling action on the high seas, Lily struggles to survive in a strange and sometimes violent world.
ISBN 9781869505851
Series The Swashbuckler series (1 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Gardiner, Kelly
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Odyssey, The: Usborne graphic legends
Brave and clever Odysseus, finished with battle at Troy, longs to return home to his wife and family on Ithaca and put his days of war behind him. His journey home is full of danger and challenges, including giants, the legendary Cyclops, a very angry Poseidon, six headed sea dragons, and more. Homer's epic is retold in comic format to introduce readers to an action packed classic.
ISBN 9781474938099
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2018
Punter, Russell & Fiorin, Fabiano
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On the buzzer
Every year, the students compete to be the school's Sporting Legend, that is, the best out of eight sports. The first round was surfing, then cricket, tennis, and football. Now the kids are ready for a new round.
ISBN 9781921167942
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (6 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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One beastly beast
A collection of four fantastic stories in which rude video pirates kidnap an unfortunate boy, a feisty princess takes on a monster, a foundling is sure his lost parents should be scientific types like him and not the monsters and pirates who keep turning up to claim him, and a rather interesting sea serpent and an enchanted penguin get together.
ISBN 9781741754681
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Nix, Garth
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7231
One night in Payne House
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. It's Halloween. And you've just taken the Ultimate Challenge. You've entered the town's most horrifying haunted house -- Payne House. So ready or not you've got exactly one chance to survive. All other paths point to THE END. Your end! Because roaming through Payne House is a giant dog-beast who wants to put a choke-chain leash -- on you! Not to mention the drooling Tongue Thing that's having a major snack attack! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings -- but only one way out!
ISBN 9780590433785
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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35568
Opposite Land
Welcome to Opposite Land - where socks wear feet, broccoli is meat, behind is ahead, and people poop from their head! After the worst day ever, Steve discovers a strange book written upside down and back to front. That night, when its words become mysteriously clear and Steve begins to read them, she's transported to the topsy-turvy world in the book - Opposite Land. In this extraordinarily peculiar place, roads float in mid-air, people live in giant snail shells and monsters are made of pasta!
ISBN 9780143780816
Publisher Penguin Random House Australia, 2017
Hamlyn, Charlotte Rose
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Ottoline and the purple fox
Ottoline and Mr Munroe love puzzles, clues and mysteries. One day, they meet an enigmatic purple fox, who offers to take them on a night-time urban safari. The fox shows them all the hidden animals of the city and Ottoline makes notes on them in her field notebook. Mr Munroe is making notes too - on the anonymous poems he finds stuck to lampposts on their journey. Who is the secretive poet, and how can he and Ottoline help them mend their broken heart?
ISBN 9781447277927
Series Ottoline series (4 books)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2016
Riddell, Chris
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Ottoline and the yellow cat
Daring burglaries have taken place all over town and precious lapdogs are disappearing. Ottoline Brown and her best friend, Mr Munroe, must find out what is happening and do something.
ISBN 9781405050579
Series Ottoline series (4 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2007
Riddell, Chris
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Ottoline at sea
Ottoline and Mr Munroe do everything and go everywhere together. That is, until the day Mr Munroe mysteriously disappears leaving a strange clue written in string... Armed with her Amateur Roving Collectors' travel pass Ottoline sets off on a journey over, under and on top of the sea to find her hairy best friend - and bring him back home.
ISBN 9780330472012
Series Ottoline series (4 books)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2015
Riddell, Chris
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Ottoline goes to school
Meet Ottoline and her hairy, helpful friend Mr. Munroe. Ottoline is off to the Alice B. Smith School for the Differently Gifted, but she is rather worried that she doesn't have a special gift. Mr. Munroe is more worried about the ghost who is said to haunt the school halls at night. Does Ottoline discover her hidden talent and can they expose the spook?
ISBN 9780330472005
Series Ottoline series (4 books)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2015
Riddell, Chris
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Ottoline series
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Series Ottoline series (4 books)
Riddell, Chris
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Out of this world series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Out of this world series (16 books)
Various
No book cover.
12349
Over the wall
The first round was surfing, then cricket, tennis and football. Now the kids are ready for a new round - soccer.
ISBN 9781921167935
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (5 of 19)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Panckridge, Michael
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46245
Owl ninja
A drumbeat echoes through the mountains. It is calling the samurais to war. The samurai kids at Cockroach Ryu (school) don't want to fight. Somehow, they must persuade the emperor to silence the drum and stop the war.
ISBN 9781921150371
Series Samurai kids series (2 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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Pages & co: Tilly and the bookwanderers
Since her mother disappeared, Tilly has found comfort in reading at Pages & Co., her grandparents bookshop. She is particularly connected to her favourite book characters, and when they start appearing in the shop, Tilly is bound for adventure. As she learns about her family's special gift, Tilly is pulled towards mysterious adventures. This is a book for all book lovers, and anyone who wishes they could wander through their favourite story, or talk to their favourite character.
ISBN 9780008229863
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2018
James, Anna
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Paper planes: 25 superdynamic aeroplanes to make and fly
25 step-by-step paper aeroplanes for you to make. Clearly arranged, easy to follow and with lots of colour diagrams, this will be a popular book with kids from 7 years to 77 years.
ISBN 9781911163312
Publisher Pavilion, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Mitchell, David
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7006
Path of beasts
When Goldie, Toadspit and Bonnie steal into Jewel in the middle of the night they find their city under the heel of the Fugleman, and the streets controlled by the Blessed Guardians and an army of ruthless mercenaries. The Museum itself is seething with danger, and only the older Keepers prevent it from spilling out into the city. Goldie, Toadspit and Bonnie must use all their clever tricks and hard-won bravery to undermine the Fugleman's brutal regime before he rounds up the children of Jewel and sells them into slavery. The thrilling conclusion to the Keepers trilogy.
ISBN 9781742371979
Series The Keepers trilogy series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Tanner, Lian
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Peace force
Shipborn, stationborn or Earthborn, does it matter? Some inhabitants think it does and they need to be taught a valuable life lesson.
ISBN 9781420211719
Series Out of this world series (8 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Lin, Matt (ill) & Lin, Aaron (ill)
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28003
Peacock detectives, The
The last time the peacocks, William Shakespeare and Virginia, went missing Cassie found them sitting on a coiled hose behind the fire station, and Dad called 'Cassie Andersen, Peacock Detective'. So this time she knows what to do - she'll look for clues, write down all the important details in her Notebook for noticing and track them down. But the clues lead her in unexpected directions, and Cassie finds herself investigating a puzzling mystery about her family, searching for a missing friend, and facing her worst fear. And, in the middle of it all, she is working out how to be a writer.
ISBN 9781925603705
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2018
Nugent, Carly
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26397
Penultimate peril, The
The Baudelaires have reached the last safe place, where they encounter a harpoon gun, two mysterious initials, a notorius villan and an unsavory curry.
ISBN 9780064410151
Series Series of unfortunate events series (12 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2005
Snicket, Lemony
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26857
Percy Jackson and the battle of the labyrinth
After battling some cheerleaders, Percy needs to defend camp against his arch-enemy and bloodthirsty monsters. To battle this army, Percy needs to navigate his way through the Labyrinth.
ISBN 9780141321271
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Riordan, Rick
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9801
Percy Jackson and the Greek Gods
If you like horror shows, blood baths, lying, stealing, backstabbing and cannibalism, then read on. Who could tell the true stories of the gods and goddesses of Olympus better than modern day demigod Percy Jackson? In this action packed tour of Greek mythology, Percy gives his hilarious personal views on the feuds, fights and love affairs of the Olympians. Want to know how Zeus came to be top god? How many times Kronos ate one of his own kids? How Athena literally burst out of another god's head? It's all here in black and white.
ISBN 9780141358680
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2015
Riordan, Rick
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Percy Jackson and the last Olympian
Percy Jackson, son of Poseidon, God of the sea, is about to turn sixteen and he will discover if the great prophecy is about him and if he will save the world and Olympus, or join Kronos and the Titans.
ISBN 9780141382937
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Puffin UK, 2009
Riordan, Rick
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28424
Percy Jackson and the lightning thief
Percy never knew he was the son of a Greek God but, when he vaporized his maths teacher, he was taken to camp and taught to sword fight, battle monsters and stay alive to find Zeus' stolen lightning bolt.
ISBN 9780141319131
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Riordan, Rick
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6134
Percy Jackson and the lightning thief: Graphic novel
Look, I didn't want to be a half-blood. I never asked to be the son of a Greek God. I was just a normal kid, going to school, playing basketball, skateboarding. The usual. Until I accidentally vaporised my maths teacher. That's when things started really going wrong. Now I spend my time fighting with swords, battling monsters with my friends, and generally trying to stay alive. This is the one where Zeus, God of the Sky, thinks I've stolen his lightning bolt- and making Zeus angry is a very bad idea. Can Percy find the lightning bolt before a fully-fledged war of the Gods erupts?
ISBN 9780141335391
Publisher Puffin UK, 2010
Topics / Graphic novels /
Riordan, Rick & Venditti, Robert (adapt) & Futaki, Attila (art)
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Percy Jackson and the sea of monsters
Camp Half-Blood is coming under attack and Percy needs to find the Golden Fleece to protect the camp's borders from the monsters trying to invade.
ISBN 9780141319148
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Riordan, Rick
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4227
Percy Jackson and the sword of Hades
The goddess Persephone has summoned Percy, Thalia, and Nico to the Underworld in order to retrieve Hades' powerful sword before it falls into the wrong hands.
ISBN 9780955944680
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Riordan, Rick
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10362
Percy Jackson and the titan's curse
Five heroes will begin this quest, not all will return home. They must battle Titan's skeleton warriors, defeat a half-lion, half-human and save Annabeth.
ISBN 9780141321264
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Riordan, Rick
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Percy Jackson series
The gods of Olympus are alive and well in the 21st century. They still fall in love with mortals and have children who are half-god and half-human, like the heroes of the old Greek myths. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Percy Jackson series (6 books)
Riordan, Rick
No book cover.
2700
Petrifying problem with Princess Petronella, The
On planet, Globagaskar, the King and Queen have gone on holiday, leaving their spoilt daughter, Princess Petronella, in charge. Her latest idea is to turn Earth into a rubbish dump and move all the inhabitants to another planet. Nicola and the Space Brigade embark on a mission to save Earth.
ISBN 9780330423007
Series Space brigade series (1 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2007
Moriarty, L M
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Phoebe Nash: girl warrior
Phoebe is holidaying with her family in Africa. From the outset things do not go according to plan as Phoebe becomes involved in an adventure of a lifetime, having witnessed the kidnapping of an African politician, and then being part of his rescue. All this is set in the wilds of Africa, with lions and elephants aplenty.
ISBN 9780980566420
Publisher Laguna Bay Publishing, 2010
D'Ath, Justin
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40847
Phyllis Wong and the forgotten secrets of Mr Okyto
Conjuring is in Phyllis Wong's veins, passed down from her great-grandfather who was the world's most brilliant magician. When a series of robberies takes place in the city, Phyllis realises there is more to the crimes than meets the eye. It may be baffling her friend Chief Inspector Inglis but Phyllis is determined to find out more. She must find out who the thief is, what he wants and how he is achieving the impossible.
ISBN 9781742378213
Series Phyllis Wong series (1 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Phyllis Wong and the girl who danced with lightning
When Phyllis Wong's friend Clement finds a seemingly ordinary old movie poster in an antique shop, little does Phyllis know that the discovery will fling her on a journey into the past ... a journey that will lead the brilliant young magician and clever sleuth to a forgotten mystery surrounding one of the most famous stories ever written!
ISBN 9780648392262
Series Phyllis Wong series (5 of 4)
Publisher 9 Diamonds Press, 2017
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Phyllis Wong and the pockets of the shadows
When a series of strange and unexpected incidents plunge her world into chaos, Phyllis Wong, brilliant magician and clever sleuth, is faced with danger, uncertainty and an unremembered scientific theory that threatens everything she knows and trusts. Phyllis must try to solve the mystery of these weird happenings, using her magic to defeat the doom of the gloom.
ISBN 9780646951652
Series Phyllis Wong series (4 of 4)
Publisher 9 Diamonds Press, 2016
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Phyllis Wong and the return of the conjuror
Someone has sold a number of valuable first editions of Shakespeare's plays at the auction house and Chief Inspector Inglis suspects foul play. These rare First Folios are in mint condition, where on earth could they have come from. Has a crime been committed. But when a famously lost Shakespearean play is scheduled to be auctioned, Phyllis suspects villainy is seeping into today from the seventeenth century.
ISBN 9781743318379
Series Phyllis Wong series (2 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Phyllis Wong and the vanishing emeralds
When Phyllis Wong--that brilliant young magician and clever sleuth--happens upon a mystery from the past that has proved unsolvable, she knows she has to try to get to the bottom of it. More than sixty years ago an astonishing emerald necklace owned by the famous pianist Isabella Beaufort seemingly vanished off the face of the earth! Ever since, the disappearance has stumped the police, detectives and those associated with the missing priceless jewels. How did the prized Flurtis Emeralds vanish? Where are they today? Is there any way they can be traced, after so many cobwebs have covered the case? Another mysterious intrigue right up the alleyway of our favourite conjuring Transiter!
ISBN 9780648392279
Series Phyllis Wong series (6 of 4)
Publisher 9 Diamonds Press, 2018
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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6350
Phyllis Wong and the waking of the wizard
Phyllis Wong's great grandfather is on a quest to track down one of history's greatest magicians. But, no one knows if he even exists. To find the answer, Phyllis and her great grandfather will have to transit across thousands of miles and hundreds of years. But, a sinister figure haunts their every step.
ISBN 9781760113384
Series Phyllis Wong series (3 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
McSkimming, Geoffrey
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Phyllis Wong series
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Series Phyllis Wong series (4 books)
McSkimming, Geoffrey
No book cover.
Pie rats series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Pie rats series (6 books)
Stelzer, Cameron
No book cover.
35606
Pip and Houdini
After the death of her guardian, Sully, Pip has finally found a family who are planning to adopt her- at least they were until Pip gets into trouble AGAIN. Pip is sure she won't find a home with a regular family. There's only one place she might belong, and that's with the mother she has never met. With her faithful dog Houdini by her side, Pip sets off to find out what has happened to Cass. It's a journey filled with colourful characters, including a musical young woman and a friendly surfer. As Pip draws nearer to Byron Bay, is she prepared for what she will find when she gets there?
ISBN 9781760296056
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Jones, J.C & Keys, Caroline (ill)
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315
Pippi Longstocking
A humorous story about a super strong, super rich pirate's daughter who has adventures with her two friends, a monkey and a horse.
ISBN 9780192793799
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2015
Lindgren, Astrid & Ross, Tony (ill)
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Pirate company: on the trail of the golden toucan
When Tom's famous father fails to return home from an expedition, his corrupt step-mother has the explorer declared dead. Eager to be rid of her stepson, she ships him off to his stuffy old aunt in Boston. But his journey takes an unexpected turn. Before long he is working on a pirate ship and making plans to mount an expedition to discover his father's whereabouts.
ISBN 9781742990026
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2013
Cason, Susan
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30760
Pirate X
Will Shepherd is not having the best of times. After six days on the wintery streets of London, he is beaten and robbed. After losing consciousness, he wakes to find he has travelled back to 1717, to a world of danger. Forced to work on Blackbeard's pirate ship, looting and burning, Will's unlikely friend is Major Bonnet, a disaster as a pirate but the key to his survival.
ISBN 9780702238895
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2011
Clark, Sherryl
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80691
Pirate's revenge, The
Lily is navigating on the Mermaid when she learns that her father may still be alive. Before she can follow this up, Lily again encounters the vile Captain Diablo who is seeking the fabled wealth of the Golden Grotto and forces Lily to reveal its location. Furious when he can't locate it, Diablo abandons Lily to die in the darkness.
ISBN 9781869505868
Series The Swashbuckler series (2 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Gardiner, Kelly
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109691
Pirates
Treasure, adventure, skull and crossbones, and MP3s. Jump on board and sail away with daring pirates from long ago to the present day. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
ISBN 9781865047539
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Richardson, Christopher
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Plague island
A kidnapping, a bird-napping and an offer of help from a mysterious stranger. That's just the start of a wild ride that leaves Colt (aka Superclown) and Birdy (aka Clowngirl) abandoned on remote, rat-infested Plague Island. When Birdy gets bitten by a ghost rat, she has only a few hours to live.
ISBN 9780143307303
Series Lost world circus series (5 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2014
D'Ath, Justin
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111120
Planet of bones
Some planets seem to have no life forms, but that doesn't mean they have no danger.
ISBN 9781420218688
Series Out of this world series (4 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Thomas, Georgina (ill)
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111119
Planet of winds
Making friends on new planets is risky business. They may never want you to leave.
ISBN 9781420218671
Series Out of this world series (3 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Thomas, Georgina (ill)
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111141
Plant world
Perry, Fasool and Mardi are thrown into the plant world dungeon. If the slaves won't help them they will have to get themselves out, somehow.
ISBN 9781420211771
Series Out of this world series (14 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Collins, Paul & Lin, Matt (ill) & Lin, Aaron (ill)
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6891
Please don't feed the Vampire!
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story His Bark is Not Worse Than His Bite! You buy something called "Vampire in a Can." At first you think its just a goofy vampire costume with a cape, plastic fangs, and a tattoo of teeth marks. But then you find a packet in the bottom of the can labeled: DANGER -- KEEP AWAY! If you try to open the packet with your teeth it rips in your mouth. Uh-oh. Looks like you've been transformed into a vampire -- and you're really thirsty. If you decide not to open the packet, your dog sinks his teeth into it. Now your cute little poodle has become a ferocious vampire dog! Can you save your pooch before he bites off more than he can chew? The choice is yours in this scary Goosebumps adventure that's packed with over 20 super spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590934770
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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3394
Podkin One-Ear
As the midwinter feast rolls on, the children gather to hear the storyteller tell tales of the Great warrior, Podkin one-ear. How will the greatest Rabbit that ever lived become the Hero? How will he escape the evil Gorm, and will the children be allowed to hear the end? An eternal story, and the start of a new adventure in the five realms of rabbits.
ISBN 9780571328406
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2016
Larwood, Kieran & Wyatt, David (ill)
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Pony with no name, The: Seaview stables
Bryony knows there is something special about the beautiful bay pony she sees in the woods, she loves him at first sight. The she meets the pony's owner, Georgina, who doesn't seem to care about him at all, she hasn't even given him a name. Georgina is determined to keep Bryony away from the pony. Bryony must come up with a plan quickly or risk never seeing her dream pony again.
ISBN 9781471170416
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2018
Corderoy, Tracey
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Portal to Halycrus
Vicious swine hunting above ground. Strange aliens underground. Scott wonders about what kind of a world he has tumbled into.
ISBN 9781420218695
Series Out of this world series (11 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Wong, Keira & Fong, Douglas (ill)
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Prince of butterflies
A beautiful story about John Farrington, a boy who loved butterflies and grew into a man who saved them.
ISBN 9780152058548
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2002
Coville, Bruce & Clapp, John (ill)
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Problem pony
Beth has always wanted a horse of her own. She is thrilled when she has the chance to look after a pony called Brady. But, Brady is a problem pony who doesn't seem to want to be friends with her.
ISBN 9780143302599
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2006
Clark, Sherryl & Young, Noela
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Project, The
It all began with a book so boring that nobody would ever read it, the perfect place to hide a terrible secret. Now the book has emerged from its hiding place and the world may never be the same. A prank leads Luke and Tommy into a world of trouble, requiring all their investigative skills to save civilisation from a catastrophic occurrence. World War ll, da Vinci's inventions, and time travel all come into play.
ISBN 9781921529795
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Falkner, Brian
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Pyro Watson and the hidden treasure
Pyro Watson loves pirates, treasure and maps. When he is stranded with his Aunt Mor in her caravan on the beach with her latest beau, Pyro calls on Simeon the pirate to pass the time. When Pyro meets another boy, Min, life at the holiday camp becomes more interesting and then dangerous when the local bullies claim territorial rights to the beach.
ISBN 9781741664164
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Hilton, Nette & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
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Quest of the sunfish series
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Series Quest of the sunfish series (3 books)
McConnochie, Mardi
No book cover.
13688
Quest of the sunfish: Escape to the moon islands
When their father disappears, twins Will and Annalie set out on a perilous sea voyage to find him. They put their faith in a motley crew of runaways and a small sailing boat, the Sunfish. In a world transformed by a catastrophic flood, their ingenuity and friendships will be tested. Their biggest threat comes from the Admiralty, the all-powerful navy that rules the oceans. They're supposed to be the good guys but the deeper the Sunfish voyages into the Moon Islands, the more Will and Annalie realise that nothing is what seems.
ISBN 9781760290917
Series Quest of the sunfish series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
McConnochie, Mardi
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4056
Quest of the sunfish: The castle in the sea
The gang is back on the Sunfish searching for their lost father in a world devastated by climate change and greatly risen sea levels. The only clue they have is a coded list he left behind before he disappeared that names four scientists he was working on a top-secret project with. But will the crew of the Sunfish be able to decipher the clues and track down the scientists before their arch enemy does? And now, in the wake of a huge storm, to ever find the missing Spinner they will have to overcome their fears, fix their ship and escape the capture of some greedy pirates, and that is just to begin with.
ISBN 9781760290924
Series Quest of the sunfish series (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
McConnochie, Mardi
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43444
Quest of the sunfish: The skeleton coast
The final chapter in the Quest for the Sunfish trilogy. Still on the trail of their missing father Spinner, the friends of the Sunfish are desperately trying to catch up with him before the next inevitable pirate attack hits. But with the deadly and vast outer ocean between them and their fleeing dad and their old nemesis Beckett hot on their heels again the crew's adventure is anything but over. The most perilous adventure the Sunfish and its crew have ever faced.
ISBN 9781760290931
Series Quest of the sunfish series (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
McConnochie, Mardi
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Quizzical series
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Series Quizzical series (3 books)
Davidson, Leanne
No book cover.
5555
Race to Kangaroo Cliff, The
The School Ship Tobermory and its brave young crew are journeying to Australia to participate the prestigious Tall Ships race. Along the way, the crew will have to face a series of perilous challenges, including water shortages, crocodile attacks and scuba-diving catastrophes. Will the crew be able to win the race in the face of such adversity?
ISBN 9781780274539
Publisher Birlinn Ltd, 2018
McCall Smith, Alexander & McIntosh, Iain (ill)
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Ranger in Danger series
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Series Ranger in Danger series (3 books)
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
No book cover.
649590
Rapscallion's revenge
You're off to the top end of Australia in disguise. Bring on the danger! Massive crocodiles, hungry sharks, wild pigs and uncharted shipwreck...Can you capture the crocodile hunters, before they stalk you? And who is the mysterious Rapscallion? You the reader decide your destiny with over 20 possible endings. Written in conjunction with real wild life ranger Sean Willmore.
ISBN 9781742117942
Series Ranger in Danger series (3 books)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2010
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
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Raven Lucas series
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Series Raven Lucas series (3 books)
Harris, Christine
No book cover.
8537
Raven Lucas: Dead wrong
Raven Lucas is searching for her missing dad, Elliott. But, the clues don't add up and Raven knows now that her father had dangerous enemies. A journalist with a grudge, a relentless relative, kidnapping, threats and a mysterious car crash add to the threats. Raven needs all of her courage and ingenuity to follow the trail where it leads. Especially when any step could be dead wrong.
ISBN 9781862919280
Series Raven Lucas series (2 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Harris, Christine
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830
Raven Lucas: Missing
Raven Lucas used to have a normal life until her father disappeared under suspicious circumstances. The police aren't interested in Raven's theories, her mother is slowly sinking into another nervous breakdown and Raven's uncle, her father's business partner, is getting a little too close to the family. With the help of her friends, Raven starts searching for clues and discovers how little she knows about her dad.
ISBN 9781862919341
Series Raven Lucas series (1 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Harris, Christine
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47146
Raven's mountain
Raven's mother remarries and her new stepfather decides to take Raven and her older sister camping. They go to the mountain of his childhood and Raven is the first to climb to the peak. It's here that things go terribly wrong. The rock under Raven's feet cracks and she falls, crashing down over the edge of the cliff. When she finally comes to, no one answers Raven's calls.
ISBN 9781742374659
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Orr, Wendy
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40661
Really nearly deadly canoe ride, The
Shiny-boy Diamond and his mate, Pod, have been given an old Canadian canoe, the Wolverine. They decide to canoe from Sockby all the way down to the sea but didn't count on revolting rubbish traps, killer rapids, freaky whirlpools and a container ship ten storeys high.
ISBN 9780143304548
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Metzenthen, David
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6548
Red
Red can't remember the cyclone, doesn't remember her name, where she lived or who her parents are. Is there anyone left in Sydney she can trust to help her discover who she is and why she needs to get to Melbourne so urgently.
ISBN 9781741758535
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Gleeson, Libby
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10342
Red fox
On the way to India, The Sea Dragon is shipwrecked. Niya is washed up on a deserted beach, fearing that his friends may all be dead. He is reunited with Chen, but the other Little Cockroaches are nowhere to be found. Niya and Chen soon learn there is only one path their friends would have taken. It leads through the dangerous jungle to the decaying temple city of Angkor. Who has survived? Will the samurai kids ever be the same again?
ISBN 9781922077509
Series Samurai kids series (7 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2012
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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4377
Redwall: the graphic novel
A black and white, beautifully illustrated rendition of the classic story. Mathias, the young and clumsy field mouse, must take the place of Martin the Warrior and save Redwall Abbey from the vicious rats. Lead by Cluny the Scourge, the rats prove to be devious and merciless enemies and there will be great battles and much sadness before the end.
ISBN 9780399244810
Publisher Philomel Books, 2007
Jacques, Brian
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3627
Reptile room, The
The Baudelaire orphans find their kind Uncle Monty, with whom they would love to live. The Baudelaires find they need to be wary of Count Olaf.
ISBN 9780064407670
Series Series of unfortunate events series (2 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2000
Snicket, Lemony
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587662
Restless girls, The
For her twelve daughters, Queen Laurelia's death in a motor car accident is a disaster beyond losing a mother. Their father, King Alberto, cannot bear the idea of the princesses ever being in danger and decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs. Those costs include their lessons, their possessions and, most importantly, their freedom. But the eldest, Princess Frida, will not bend to his will without a fight and she still has one possession her father can't take: the power of her imagination. And so, with little but wits and ingenuity to rely on, Frida and her sisters begin their fight to be allowed to live.
ISBN 9781408886915
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2018
Burton, Jessie & Barrett, Angela (ill)
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7217
Return to Terror Tower
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. This special interactive adventure is a sequel to Goosebumps #27: A Night in Terror Tower--extended into a create-your-own, fright-filled time trek to the Middle Ages.
ISBN 9780590399999
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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7155
Return to the carnival of horrors
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You escaped the first time. But Big Al, the evil carnival manager, wants your second visit to last forever! You've got to get out there--before midnight. If you win three midway games, you have a chance. But the games are horrifyingly hard. Like Q Quest. If you pick the wrong number, the penalty will really blow you away! Maybe you should look for a way out on the rides. But watch out for the Roller Ghoster. It's a steer-yourself roller coaster--filled with ghosts! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590210621
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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7249
Revenge of the body squeezers
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Jack Archer, hero of Invasion of the Body Squeezers, is back in a nonstop chiller about blue aliens and their dreaded "body squeezer" device. The big squeeze scrunches a person down to tennis-ball size and this time you're part of the action...
ISBN 9780590516747
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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2895
Road to Ratenburg, The
Fleeing from their home in an abandoned building as it is demolished, Spinnaker Rat, his wife and four young begin a search for the legendary Ratenburg, a place where it's said rats can live in peace and comfort. But, only if they can survive the perils of the journey. The rats must rely on each other, making the most of each animal's strengths and understanding individual limitations. And, Spinnaker Rat, the father, learns more than he expected.
ISBN 9781776570751
Publisher Gecko Press, 2016
Cowley, Joy & Bishop, Gavin (ill)
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33124
Robyn Boid: Architect
Meet Robyn Boid - a small, dedicated bird who loves to build nests and dreams of becoming an architect. She lives at the University, where she listens to the architecture class through the window each day. Eager to learn, Robyn practises building all the important architectural shapes, but all the while, she seeks the perfect design for her very own nest.
ISBN 9780992491741
Publisher Melbournestyle, 2017
Coote, Maree
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111137
Rock-hop
Giant rocks hurtling through the skies, just as well Perry and Fasool have rock-hopper Mardi to help them.
ISBN 9781420211764
Series Out of this world series (13 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Collins, Paul & Lin, Matt (ill) & Lin, Aaron (ill)
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111156
Rocketboard
Rocketboard is cool. Gambling with your life is not. Fasool never seems to learn.
ISBN 9781420211795
Series Out of this world series (16 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Collins, Paul & Lin, Matt (ill) & Kattiyakulvanich, Natt (ill)
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Roxy Ran series
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Series Roxy Ran series (3 books)
Hall, Tiffiny
No book cover.
41514
Rules for stealing stars
Eleven year old Silly, the youngest of four sisters, is feeling ignored and lonely since their family has moved to her mother's childhood home in a desperate search for the peace her mother needs to stave off the sadness from her past. The house itself plays its part by sharing some of the family secrets through the power of magical wardrobes, each attuned to just a particular sister. However the wardrobes' powers are not always positive and it will take all four sisters working together to avoid the dreadful secrets from the past being repeated.
ISBN 9780062352736
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2017
Haydu, Corey Ann
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Samurai kids series
Adventure, action and quirky humour in a Japanese samurai setting. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Samurai kids series (6 books)
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
No book cover.
7894
Say cheese - and die screaming!
Someone--or something--is inviting ordinary kids to HorrorLand and trapping them there. But they're not the only guests of the terrifying theme park where nightmares come to life. Slappy the Dummy, Monster Blood, and other vile villains have joined the terror trip, too. And now an eerie camera is predicting trouble: Somebody might be gone in a FLASH!
ISBN 9780439918763
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Stine, R L
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7196
Scary birthday to you!
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Your birthday surprise is a weird entertainer who throws a "horror birthday." If you choose to open your presents, you're chased by crazed motorised toys, and if you choose to eat your cake, watch out -- it's crawling with bugs!
ISBN 9780590993906
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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4854
Scatterbungle
Ella's school and the rest of the world are under attack, by Scatterbungle. The Magicals are being stripped of their powers and it is Ella's destiny as the Clearheart to stop the devastation.
ISBN 9781741696424
Series Flitterwig series (3 of 3)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Cullen, Edrei
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4169
Sci-fi Junior High
It isn't easy being the son of two of the smartest people in the galaxy, especially when everyone at your new school expects you to be a genuius too! Kelvin Klosmo and his interterrestial friends will need to work together to save the universe, because you never know in a science space station, if one of the scientists will turn out to be a mad robot.
ISBN 9781743818046
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Martin, John & Seegert, Scott
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10014
Scorpion sting
Sam is caving in the desert when the roof collapses, trapping his brother. But when Sam reaches the cave exit, he meets a sea of huge, angry scorpions. That's just the first deadly obstacle he will have to face to save his brother.
ISBN 9780143302223
Series Extreme adventures series (4 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2006
D'Ath, Justin
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6876
Scream of the evil genie
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" book This Genie's a Major Meanie!! As usual, it was a pretty long day at school. So before you do your homework you decide to grab a soda. But when you open the can, out pops a genie who offers you three wishes. She seems pretty cool, so you accept. If you start out with an easy one -- like wishing to be gorgeous -- she turns you into something that everyone wants to see! But that something isn't exactly human. If you still think she's cool and wish to be rich, you'll definitely find out the hard way that money isn't everything. Will you get back to normal before you're "all wished up"? The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590847735
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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5735
Seahorse
Whenever they can, Jack and his family escape to Seahorse Bay. On one visit, Jack is excited to discover a sunken boat, not far off the coast. When he shows his father, they realise it's in pristine condition and decide to take on the challenge of salvaging it. When the mysterious boat is finally raised, the adventure begins.
ISBN 9781921248931
Publisher Magabala Books, 2015
Pascoe, Bruce
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2418
Secret abyss, The
Jack is on his most dangerous case, tracking down a deadly assassin who is travelling through time, wreaking havoc.
ISBN 9781922147967
Series Jack Mason adventure series (2 of 3)
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2014
Pitt, Darrell
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111127
Secret missions
Somehow Scott, Rudy and AJ want to help the Halycrusians but they have slipped through the wrong portal. They don't even know which world have they landed in.
ISBN 9781420218701
Series Out of this world series (9 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Wong, Keira & Fong, Douglas (ill)
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6132
Secret of the lonely isles, The
Jem's world has been turned upside down by a family crisis, and then it gets worse. Along comes Ella, Jem's great-aunt, who's also a solo round-the-world sailor. She decides that what Jem, his sister, Maddy, and brother, Tyler, need is a sea change. Seasickness isn't the only thing that Jem adds to his list of woes. He keeps having strange and troubling dreams, and someone is stalking them.
ISBN 9781741662528
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Van Os, Joanne
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1957
Secret superhero, The
Colt Lawless has been performing superhuman acts all over town. To protect his secret identity, he and Birdy have come up with the ultimate disguise. Superclown - completely fearless and impossibly strong. But when he wrestles with an angry panther at a crowded school disco, it looks like Superclown's cover is blown already.
ISBN 9780143307280
Series Lost world circus series (3 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2013
D'Ath, Justin
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18549
Secrets of Eromanga
Ellie loves fossils and has the opportunity to go on a dig with Tom and Peta. When they encounter ruthless criminals illegally mining for valuable fossils, they must work together to survive.
ISBN 9780734409126
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2006
Gwyther, Sherryl
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Series of unfortunate events series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Series of unfortunate events series (13 books)
Snicket, Lemony
No book cover.
15530
Shadow snake
Pud, Cuppy and Skeeta must be real men enough to stay out camping, even after telling really wicked, snake stories. They may be taken by the mutant crocodile-man lurking in the dark shadows. Some coarse language in context.
ISBN 9780734406552
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Svendsen, Mark
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45632
Shadow thief, The
Milli and Ernest live in Drabville, where the houses and people are all the same. Milli yearns for adventure and when they get kidnapped to Hog House, they need to outwit Lord Aldor to escape and save their town.
ISBN 9780732286187
Series Strangest adventures series (1 of 3)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2007
Adornetto, Alexandra
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19991
Shaolin tiger
Sensei and his students from the Cockroach Ryu (school) travel by sea from Japan to China to give aid to the Shaolin Monks. The boat's captain is drowned and Yoshi, who tried to save him, is left troubled. In China, one of Sensei's past students, Qing-Shen, is determined to gain retribution for Sensei's broken promise. The Little Cockroaches must protect Sensei by outsmarting Qing-Shen.
ISBN 9781921150906
Series Samurai kids series (3 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Fussell, Sandy & Nest James, Rhian (ill)
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76189
Shark bait
Sam is at the Great Barrier Reef when he and a young Japanese tourist are swept off a coral shelf by a freak wave. Before they know it, a strong current has pushed them out into open water and danger.
ISBN 9780143302216
Series Extreme adventures series (3 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2006
D'Ath, Justin
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7191
Ship of ghouls
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story Beware, reader -- this is no love boat! Your two-week cruise to Japan brings you face to face with a wacky scientist who turns humans into fish-like slaves, an evil stranger with a bomb, hostile natives, and sharks!
ISBN 9780590517232
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine R.L
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32907
Shocking trouble on the planet of Shobble
The Space Brigade are on an incredible journey that will take them across infested rivers, snowy swamplands and frozen seas. Along the way they'll learn new skills, make new friends - and they might just change the planet of Shobble's history forever.
ISBN 9780330424707
Series Space brigade series (3 of 3)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2009
Moriarty, L M
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6211
Silver door, The
Rye risks everything to save his brothers and the city of Weld. He and Sonia are determined to find and destroy the enemy, after barely escaping from the world beyond the golden door, but they won't give up, their quest must continue.
ISBN 9781862919136
Series The three doors trilogy series (2 of 3)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2012
Rodda, Emily
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96838
Silver swan, The
After her adventures as a pirate, Lily Swann finds life ashore very dull. So, when Napoleon's siege threatens Malta, and her father prepares to leave his family again, Lily seizes her chance. Lily, her mother and her younger brother find themselves in the thick of a daring scheme to save Malta but things don't go according to plan, and once again Lily has to face her nemesis, Captain Diablo.
ISBN 9781869505875
Series The Swashbuckler series (3 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins NZ, 2007
Gardiner, Kelly
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748
Singing ape, The
Caruso, the singing gibbon, has been sneaking out of his cage at night, and Colt thinks he knows why. Ever since he joined the Lost World Circus, he's been able to do all kinds of impossible things. He can understand animals, pick up an elephant and catch a helicopter. But is Colt strong enough to face what happens when he tries to set Caruso free.
ISBN 9780143307273
Series Lost world circus series (2 of 5)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2013
D'Ath, Justin
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31862
Sir Katherine
When Katherine's parents die of the plague, her grandmother decides it would be safer to raise her as a boy. Little do they know that 'Kit' will be made a knight of King Arthur's court and sent on a dangerous quest to rescue one of the Queen's maidens from a dragon.
ISBN 9780143302841
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Brooksbank, Anne
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Skinny mysteries series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Skinny mysteries series (6 books)
Ball, Duncan & David, Mark (ill)
No book cover.
6872
Slappy New Year!
Ray Gordon is a brave kid. He wants to try out all of the scariest rides at HorrorLand. Unfortunately, his brother, Brandon, is scared of everything - loud noises, roller coasters, and even the wooden dummy named Slappy that Ray gets from Jonathan Chiller's gift shop. There's something not quite right about the evil look on the puppet's face. Ray usually enjoys scaring Brandon but his parents made him promise to stop it, if he wants to have his huge New Year's Eve party. Which is why it is so strange that things keep happening to his younger brother. But if Ray isn't the one behind these nasty pranks, who could it be? Is it possible that those words he read really did bring Slappy to life?
ISBN 9780545161992
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Stine, R L
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19787
Sleeping beauty, The
The story of The Sleeping Beauty spills over with fairies and princes, passion and despair, magnificence and splendour, and the ballet version of this classic tale is the most romantic and spectacular of all.
ISBN 9781760129934
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2017
McAllister, David & Tylesova, Gabriela (ill)
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587802
Slightly alarming tale of the whispering wars, The
The town of Spindrift is frequented by pirates, Shadow Mages and charlatans. It's also home to the Orphanage School, where Finlay lives with Glim, Taya and Eli. Just outside town is the painfully posh Brathelthwaite Boarding School, home to Honey Bee, Hamish and Victor, Duke of Ainsley. When the two schools compete at the Spindrift Tournament, stakes are high, tensions are higher, and some people are out to win at any cost. Before long, the orphans and the boarding school students are in an all-out war. Children are being stolen, Witches, Sirens and a deadly magical flu invade the town, and all attempts to fight back are met with defeat. Finlay, Honey Bee and their friends must join forces to outwit the encroaching forces of darkness, rescue the stolen children, and turn the tide of the war. But how can one bickering troupe outwit the insidious power of the Whisperers? And who are the two mysterious figures watching them from the shadows?
ISBN 9781760297183
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Moriarty, Jaclyn
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111152
Slime world
Mardi must be saved from the slimy prince of Pliskor. His friends had better find him.
ISBN 9781420211788
Series Out of this world series (15 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Collins, Paul & Lin, Matt (ill)
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13355
Slippery slope, The
In the Mortmain Mountains, Klaus and Violet search for their sister Sunny who has been kidnapped by Count Olaf. The two groups are searching for the last safe place.
ISBN 9780064410137
Series Series of unfortunate events series (10 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2003
Snicket, Lemony
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8937
Small change for Stuart
When ten year old Stuart moves to a new town at the beginning of the summer holidays, he expects to be bored. Soon, he is drawn into an intriguing adventure when he discovers his missing great uncle was an inventor and magician, who has left him the contents of his workshop, should he ever find it. There are clues and puzzles to solve but what starts as fun ends up as danger.
ISBN 9780385618007
Publisher Doubleday, 2011
Evans, Lissa
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50129
Smarty-cat
Barry is more than just clever. He's a talking cat, a TV star and a quiz show champion. Barry is a cat in a million, a real smarty-cat.
ISBN 9780143302537
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Dawe, Bruce
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2772
Smuggler's curse, The
Red Read's life takes a surprising and alarming turn when his mother sells him to an infamous smuggler, plying his trade off the north-west coast of Australia. From terrifying encounters with cut-throat pirates to battling the forces of nature in a tropical typhoon, from dining with head-hunting guerrillas to making meals of monkey stew, Red is in for a hair-raising adventure that may cost him his life.
ISBN 9781925164190
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2016
Jorgensen, Norman
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370
Something's fishy, Hazel Green
Hazel is the junior detective who has to find the lobster thief and retrieve the stolen lobsters for her friend, the fishmonger.
ISBN 9781865082578
Series Hazel Green series (2 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2000
Hirsch, Odo
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21138
Somewhere else
George has no interest in exploring the world. He's far too busy at home baking fine pastries. That's what he tells everyone when they invite him along on their wonderful adventures. But, George's friend, Pascal, digs a little deeper.
ISBN 9780670078851
Publisher Viking Children's, 2016
Gordon, Gus
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Space brigade series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Space brigade series (3 books)
Moriarty, L M
No book cover.
111121
Space-skipper
All the kids on space station Nova are mad about three-D. Luke wants to join the team but doesn't know how.
ISBN 9781420218657
Series Out of this world series (5 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Lin, Matt (ill) & Lin, Aaron (ill)
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80496
Spider bite
When Sam's twin brothers are carried off in a runaway hot-air balloon, Sam tries to save them, only to end up trapped himself. What starts as a joyride turns into a life and death struggle when Jordan is bitten by a funnel-web spider.
ISBN 9780143303046
Series Extreme adventures series (5 of 11)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2007
D'Ath, Justin
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Spiderwick chronicles, The: Lucinda's secret
The Grace children enter the world of faeries and explore the Spiderwick estate and surrounding areas. The boggart is making life difficult for Jared, but the whole family is in grave danger if they remain at Spiderwick.
ISBN 9780689859380
Series The Spiderwick chronicles series (3 of 5)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2003
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
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Spiderwick chronicles, The: The field guide
The Grace children enter the world of faeries, and explore the Spiderwick estate and surrounding areas to see what is unseen to most humans but themselves. Introduces Mallory, thirteen, and Jared and Simon, nine.
ISBN 9780689859366
Series The Spiderwick chronicles series (1 of 5)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2003
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
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Spiderwick chronicles, The: The Ironwood tree
The Grace children enter the world of faeries and explore the Spiderwick estate and surrounding areas to see what is unseen to most humans but themselves. Doppelgangers, dwarves and a dastardly double-cross mean more surprises in store for the Graces.
ISBN 9780689859397
Series The Spiderwick chronicles series (4 of 5)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2004
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
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Spiderwick chronicles, The: The seeing stone
The Grace children enter the world of faeries and explore the Spiderwick estate and surrounding areas to see what is unseen to most humans but themselves. They discover the fate of the missing cat and the power of the seeing stone.
ISBN 9780689859373
Series The Spiderwick chronicles series (2 of 5)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2003
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
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Spiderwick chronicles, The: Wrath of Mulgarath
The Grace children enter the world of faeries. Mallory, Jared and Simon return to their home from the underground kingdom of the dwarfs, to find it ransacked and their mother missing. It ends with a dramatic rescue and the demise of Mulgarath.
ISBN 9780689859403
Series The Spiderwick chronicles series (5 of 5)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2004
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
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Squidge Dibley: Destroys the school
Meet the most hilarious year 6 class ever, with the worst teacher of all time then add Squidge Dibley, a kid like no other. Everything is about to change!
ISBN 9780734419422
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2019
Elliott, Mick
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3805
Stand up and cheer
It's 1934 and the Great Centenary Air Race from London to Melbourne will be the biggest and most exciting race that the world has ever seen. Ten year old Jack longs to see the race but he lives in Albury, miles away from the action. But, when a giant Dutch plane is lost in a terrible thunderstorm over Albury, Jack finds himself part of the action.
ISBN 9780992306922
Publisher The Wild Colonial Company, 2015
Re, Loretta
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Star League series
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Series Star League series (8 books)
Various
No book cover.
4671
Star League: Box office smash
The Star League are at the premiere for one of their films when Professor Pestilence's henchmen kidnap producer, Ben Beaumont. Before the Star League can act, six mysterious figures show up and challenge them. They are the Shadow Six, six kids with superpowers and they're not in the mood to make friends. To save Ben, Star League must defeat the Shadow Six and another mysterious villain.
ISBN 9781864718720
Series Star League series (7 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Curse of the werewolf
Connor's having trouble fitting in with the rest of the Star League and when the group suspects a werewolf might be behind a savage attack, it only makes matters worse. As they search for the attacker's trail, they discover that the mystery werewolf may not be what he seems, and that his evil scheme may rob Connor of the very thing that makes him who he is.
ISBN 9781864718676
Series Star League series (2 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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3600
Star League: Lights, camera, action hero
When Jay is invited to audition for his favourite director, Ben Beaumont, he is overjoyed. But, things are not as they seem. When someone close to him is kidnapped, Jay knows he has no choice. He must step up to head the team.
ISBN 9781864718669
Series Star League series (1 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Monkey business
Le Nice Pets is all the rage among the rich and famous. Aunt Petunia promises to turn your misbehaving pets into perfect angels. But, Leigh suspects something's not right and, when animals go missing, it's time for the Star League to step in. But, the closer they get to finding the missing animals, the more dangerous it becomes for those close to Leigh.
ISBN 9781864718706
Series Star League series (5 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Raising the dead
Roger is having a great time in the Star League, pulling pranks on his friends. But, when someone steals formulas for his magic potions, it's no joke. Roger needs those potions to survive. He must fight an ancient evil to get back his potions before they're used to raise an army of mummies.
ISBN 9781864718683
Series Star League series (3 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Robot reboot
Sam is one of the smartest kids on earth but there are lots of things he doesn't quite get. When Sam gets to be too much of a know-it-all for his friends, he accepts a mysterious offer of help, a computer chip that will make him more like a normal kid. But, the chip is encoded with more than just emotions and, soon, Sam finds himself being controlled by an old enemy and obeying orders.
ISBN 9781864718713
Series Star League series (6 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: The final cut
The Star League are defenceless when the Shadow Six use the Shadow Shards to steal their powers. The team must retrieve these shards in order to get their talents back but not before they uncover the real identity of their arch-enemy, Professor Pestilence.
ISBN 9781864718737
Series Star League series (8 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: The ninja code
Asuka is finding the constant attention of being a movie star a real drain. So, when all the ninja clans are called to a secret location, Asuka welcomes the chance to relax with her fellow ninjas, out of the way of prying eyes. But, when she learns what the meeting is really about, relaxing is the last thing on Asuka's mind. It seems the ninjas are uniting against one common enemy, the Star League.
ISBN 9781864718690
Series Star League series (4 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star of Deltora series
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Series Star of Deltora series (4 books)
Various
No book cover.
13286
Star of Deltora: Shadows of the master
Britta has always wanted to be a trader like her father, sailing the nine seas and bringing home precious cargo. But, her father's quest to find the fabled Staff of Tier ended in blood and horror. His shamed family is in hiding and his ship now belongs to the powerful Rosalyn fleet. When Britta gets the chance to win back her future, she knows she has to take it. But, shadows from a distant, haunted isle are watching her every move.
ISBN 9781742990620
Series Star of Deltora series (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Rodda, Emily
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Star of Deltora: The hungry isle
Britta of Del wants nothing less than to be the new Apprentice Trader of the Rosalyn fleet. Family and friends, and even the terrible secret of her parentage, will not stop her. But, it will be difficult to succeed when her true identity must surely be guessed by the crew of the Star of Deltora, and by Trader Mab, who knew her father. Relying on her wits and the kind acts of friends she makes along the way, Britta is drawn closer and closer to her terrible destiny.
ISBN 9781742991337
Series Star of Deltora series (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Rodda, Emily
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Star of Deltora: The towers of Illica
Britta of Del wants nothing less than to be the new Apprentice Trader of the Rosalyn fleet. Family and friends, and even the terrible secret of her parentage, will not stop her. But, it will be difficult for her to succeed when her true identity must surely be guessed by Trader Mab, who knew her father, and the crew of the Star of Deltora. Relying on no more than her wits and the kind acts of friends whom she makes along the way, Britta is drawn closer and closer to her terrible destiny.
ISBN 9781742990644
Series Star of Deltora series (4 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Rodda, Emily
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3415
Star of Deltora: Two moons
Britta is now aboard the Star of Deltora, with her three rivals for the Trader Rosalyn Apprenticeship. Nothing can prepare Britta for the terror that awaits her in the perilous, forbidden swamplands of Two Moons.
ISBN 9781742990637
Series Star of Deltora series (4 books)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2015
Rodda, Emily
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41683
Star Wars Jedi Academy
Roan's one dream is to leave home and attend Pilot Academy like his older brother, father, and grandfather. But just as Roan is mysteriously denied entrance to Pilot School, he is invited to attend Jedi Academy--a school that he didn't apply to and only recruits children when they are just a few years old. That is, until now... This inventive novel follows Roan's first year at Jedi Academy where, under the tutelage of Master Yoda, he learns that he possesses more strength and potential than he could have ever dreamed. Oh, and he learns other important things too--like how to make a baking soda volcano, fence with a lightsaber, slow dance with a girl, and lift boulders with the Force.
ISBN 9780545609999
Series Jedi Academy series (1 of 6)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2013
Brown, Jeffrey
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41048
Star Wars Jedi Academy: Return of the Padawan
I thought my second year at Jedi Academy would be a breeze, and it was...at first. I built an awesome robot, took a field trip to an ice planet, and avoided Gammy's alien cooking. But then things got all mixed-up! Star pilot training was way harder than I expected, my best friends started ignoring me, and the class bullies are trying to lead me to the dark side--which actually looks fun. Just when I thought I had middle school all figured out...
ISBN 9780545621250
Series Jedi Academy series (2 of 6)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2014
Brown, Jeffrey
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41049
Star Wars Jedi Academy: The phantom bully
It's hard to believe that this is my last year at Jedi Academy. I've been busier than ever learning to fly (and wash) starships, sight-seeing in the Lake Country on Naboo, studying for the Jedi obstacle course exam, and tracking down dozens of voorpaks...don't ask. But now someone is setting me up to get in trouble with everyone at school. If I don't find out who it is--and fast--I may flunk out! Why can't middle school just be easy...?
ISBN 9780545621267
Series Jedi Academy series (3 of 6)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2015
Brown, Jeffrey
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21010
Star Wars Jedi Academy: The principal strikes back!
it's Victor Starspeeder's third year at Jedi Academy! It's also his first year EVER without his sister, Christina. Plus, things at Jedi Academy are... weird. After last year's security breach, Principal Marr has been demoted and replaced with Commander ZC-04, a big, scary droid. There's a curfew, new regulations, and everyone is on edge. But when Victor and his friends dig a little deeper into the changes at the school, they find that there's a lot more to this story than the droids want to admit! It's an all-new, out-of-this-world Jedi Academy adventure as The Principal Strikes Back!
ISBN 9781338188240
Series Jedi Academy series (6 of 6)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2018
Krosoczka, Jarrett J
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Stella Montgomery Intrigues NEW SERIES 2020
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Series Stella Montgomery Intrigues NEW SERIES 2020 (3 books)
Rossell, Judith
No book cover.
30306
Sting
Ziggy's not your average bee in a box. He does not fit in with the honey bees in his hive. He knows that he is different and is determined to find out why. His decision to leave Bee City leads Ziggy into danger and new friendships. Share Ziggy's exciting adventure and find out a lot more about bees, too.
ISBN 9781921150890
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Huber, Raymond
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Stone man mysteries, The: Stone cold
When a gargoyle comes to life and saves Craig from jumping to his death in the city of Edinburgh, Craig is pulled into a high paced world of murder, crime and mystery. A new crime fighting team that includes a hard-nosed priest, a demon gargoyle and a young boy is formed and they will need their wit, skills and a little luck to solve the mysterious murders that are plaguing the citys streets.
ISBN 9781512411553
Publisher Graphic Universe, 2016
Topics / Graphic novels /
Yolen, Jane & Stemple, Adam & Zangara, Orion (ill)
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Stopwatch series
Adventurous, humorous series for 3-4. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Stopwatch series (4 books)
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin, Blade & Ezekiel
No book cover.
7920
Stopwatch: the land of Dragonay
No sooner had Tom come back from his last mission, than Grandpa sends him on the next. Grandpa has discovered a dragon egg about to hatch. Tom, Bilby and Mother Bird, head to Dragonay, taking the egg with them but the residents of Dragonay don't trust humans and all the dragons have disappeared.
ISBN 9781921529337
Series Stopwatch series (3 of 4)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin, Blade & Ezekiel
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4342
Stopwatch: the land of Kur
A stopwatch has sixty thin black lines, each marking off the seconds in a minute. But in grandfathers' stopwatch they are also gateways to different worlds. Tom just can't wait to borrow it. He soon finds himself sucked into a very different world indeed, a world of monsters and warfare.
ISBN 9781921150777
Series Stopwatch series (1 of 4)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin, Blade & Ezekiel
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30963
Stopwatch: the land of Leevan
Tom and Bilby soon discover that although Leevan seems like a fun-filled land, this world is in danger after someone poisoned the creeks and rivers.
ISBN 9781921529344
Series Stopwatch series (4 of 4)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin, Blade & Ezekiel
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44248
Stopwatch: the land of Mirthful
At his grandfather's request, Tom and Bilby, are sent to save the Land of Mirthful. Tom is welcomed by the grumpy Queen Mavis, who threatens anyone who laughs with the punishment of death. But she is not the rightful ruler of the Land of Mirthful and without a proper queen their world as they know it is doomed.
ISBN 9781921150784
Series Stopwatch series (2 of 4)
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Morgan, Sally & Kwaymullina, Ambelin, Blade & Ezekiel
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Strangest adventures series
Millipop Klompet lives in stultifyingly boring Drabville, with her slightly offbeat family and spends her days longing for adventure. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Strangest adventures series (3 books)
Adornetto, Alexandra
No book cover.
6904
Streets of Panic Park, The
The kids who are trapped in HorrorLand thought they had reason enough to panic. That was before they reached Panic Park.It seemed like the only way to escape the mysterious villain who's playing puppet-master with their lives. But Panic Park is a perilous place, and it makes HorrorLand seem like HappyLand! Now they must face their greatest fears--and team up with the unlikeliest allies--in this shocking conclusion to the ride of a lifetime.
ISBN 9780439918800
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Stine, R L
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Summerlost
It's the first real summer since the devastating accident that killed Cedar's father and younger brother, Ben. But now Cedar and what's left of her family are returning to the town of Iron Creek for the summer. They're just settling into their new house when a boy named Leo, dressed in costume, rides by on his bike. Intrigued, Cedar follows him to the renowned Summerlost theatre festival. Soon, she not only has a new friend in Leo and a job working concessions at the festival, she finds herself surrounded by mystery. The mystery of the tragic, too-short life of the Hollywood actress who haunts the halls of Summerlost. And the mystery of the strange gifts that keep appearing for Cedar.
ISBN 9780141371047
Publisher Penguin, 2017
Topics / Displacement /
Condie, Ally
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Sunker's deep
Sequel to Ice breaker. Sharkey was born and bred in submarines and has become a hero amongst his community. Tragedy strikes and he must decide how to proceed, does he and his fellow Sunkers help the Ice Breakers and work together to beat the Devouts.
ISBN 9781743435427
Series The Hidden series (2 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Tanner, Lian
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4288
Swan song
Mitch Bird, the son of a wildlife ranger, rescues and raises two pelican chicks and hatches a black swan from its abandoned nest. It is a struggle for Mitch to reproduce the natural environment for two pelicans and a black swan.
ISBN 9780734403254
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
Thiele, Colin
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4516
Swimming on the lawn
Farida lives with her family in Khartoum, Sudan. For Farida the 1960s are a time of fun and adventure, from riding the train to a remote village by the remains of Nubian pyramids to seeing the twirling dancers of the Mawlid festival. But as columns of black smoke rise on the horizon, can Farida's happiness last?
ISBN 9781925164855
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2017
Hamid, Yasmin
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649592
Takama's Tyranny
You're off to the Pacific islands. You can't wait. Gigantic whales, man-eating sharks and mysterious shipwrecks. Someone's after the super smart dolphin, Flip, with its huge dorsal fin. It's up to you to save it from captivity and the evil clutches of Takama. You the reader decide your destiny with over 20 possible endings. Written in conjunction with real wild life ranger Sean Willmore.
ISBN 9781742480893
Series Ranger in Danger series (3 books)
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2010
Willmore, Sean & Reynolds, Alison
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Tale of Despereaux, The
Despereaux is a very small mouse who longs to be near the beautiful Princess Pea. Mouse law forbids any contact between mice and humans. When Despereaux lands in the castle dungeon, he must show enormous courage and ingenuity to escape.
ISBN 9780744598698
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
DiCamillo, Kate & Basil Ering, Timothy (ill)
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4415
Tale of Fontania, A: The knot impossible
Rufkin is left to work in a salvage yard while his celebrity parents go on an acting tour. Vicious cave lizards lurk in the mud, among rusting ship hulks saved for scrap. When Rifkin hears a small voice cry for help, he and his reluctant new neighbour, Nissy, are caught up in a perilous sea adventure. Rufkin, who suffers stage-fright, is suddenly centre stage as the only one who can right an ancient wrong and save the kingdom.
ISBN 9781776570041
Series A Tale of Fontania series (4 books)
Publisher Gecko Press, 2015
Else, Barbara & Broad, Sam (ill)
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Tale of Fontania, A: The Queen and the nobody boy
Hodie is the odd-job nobody boy at the Grand Palace in the Kingdom of Fontania. Twelve year old Queen Sibilla, worried about her lack of magic powers, decides to join Hodie when he runs away to better himself. An adventure full of friendship, greed and mystery ensues.
ISBN 9781877579233
Series A Tale of Fontania series (4 books)
Publisher Gecko Press, 2013
Else, Barbara & Broad, Sam (ill)
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97374
Tale of Fontania, A: The travelling restaurant
Aboard the mysterious sailing ship, Jasper encounters whirlpools, troublesome monkeys and hungry pirates on his quest to save the kingdom from the Provisional Monarch, Lady Gall.
ISBN 9781877467776
Series A Tale of Fontania series (4 books)
Publisher Gecko Press, 2011
Else, Barbara & Broad, Sam (ill)
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6537
Tale of Fontania, A: The volume of possible endings
Twelve year old Dorrity leads a quiet, peaceful life as the only child in Owl Town. When she unearths a magical book with five possible conclusions, none of the endings make sense. But, they are disconcerting and they all point to her, with dire predictions. Dorrity must face her enemies and find out who the strange boy is who has appeared in the Beastly Dark.
ISBN 9781927271612
Series A Tale of Fontania series (4 books)
Publisher Gecko Press, 2015
Else, Barbara & Broad, Sam (ill)
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3968
Tale of rescue, The
When a blizzard traps a family outside in a whiteout, a cattle dog devises a stunning rescue in a moving, suspenseful, and gorgeously illustrated story.
ISBN 9780763671679
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2015
Rosen, Michael J. & Fellows, Stan (ill)
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43471
Tarin of the Mammoths: Clan of wolves
Tarin's quest to save Mammoth Clan seems increasingly out of reach. Badly injured while fleeing the savage Boar Clan, Tarin and the twins face certain death as the harsh Winter descends. But an unexpected refuge not only saves their lives but offers new friends, and Tarin finally realises his greatest wish. When Spring comes, will Tarin have the strength to leave and continue his dangerous journey?
ISBN 9780143309383
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Sandhu, Jo
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4934
Tarin of the mammoths: The exile
Tarin longs to be a hunter, but his twisted leg means he is feared and bullied. After a disastrous mishap, Tarin is forced to leave his family and travel alone across wild, unknown land to save the Mammoth Clan. Battling the hostile and savage Boar Clan, a deadly illness, and treacherous terrain with twins Kaija and Luuka and their wolf cubs, Tarin realises that if they are to survive he must conquer his greatest fear- his inner self- and embrace the magic that is hiding within him.
ISBN 9780143309376
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2017
Sandhu, Jo
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18501
Team song
Jaff and Janna are twins on space station Nova. Janna wants sport, Jaff wants them to make music together. Now they have to work out how to both get what they want.
ISBN 9781420218664
Series Out of this world series (6 of 16)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Odgers, Sally & Lin, Matt (ill)
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Telling lies
Against the background of paranoia, fear and betrayal that is German-occupied France in 1942, a defiant French family decides to help Paul, a downed New Zealand airman. If they are to hide him, smuggle him to safety and survive, they must weave a web of lies.
ISBN 9781869509347
Publisher HarperCollins NZ, 2012
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Glensor, Tricia
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Thaddeus Bix and the Pirates of Pepperjack
When Thaddeus Bix is kidnapped by a gang of pirates and thrown inside a magical sea chest, he thinks things have gone pretty bad. Little does he know they are just about to get worse. A swashbuckling adventure on the high seas awaits, with Thaddeus and his new friends Molly and Juniper as they attempt to outwit and escape a crew of stinking pirates, wizards, witches, giant talking spiders and worse.
ISBN 9780994520906
Publisher Meraki Books, 2016
Mansfield, Kylie
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The Caddy kids series
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Series The Caddy kids series (3 books)
Gemmell, N J
No book cover.
The Gateway series
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Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Jones, Cerberus
No book cover.
The Gerander trilogy series
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Series The Gerander trilogy series (3 books)
Watts, Frances
No book cover.
The Hidden series
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Series The Hidden series (3 books)
Tanner, Lian
No book cover.
The impossible quest series
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Series The impossible quest series (5 books)
Forsyth, Kate
No book cover.
The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series
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Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (5 books)
Wood, Maryrose & Wheeler, Eliza (ill)
No book cover.
The Keepers trilogy series
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Series The Keepers trilogy series (3 books)
Tanner, Lian
No book cover.
The Land of Stories NEW SERIES 2020
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Series The Land of Stories NEW SERIES 2020 (6 books)
Colfer, Chris & Dorman, Brandon (ill)
No book cover.
The last thirteen series
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Series The last thirteen series (13 books)
Various
No book cover.
The last wild trilogy series
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Series The last wild trilogy series (3 books)
Various
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The secret histories series
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Series The secret histories series (4 books)
French, Jackie
No book cover.
The Spiderwick chronicles series
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Series The Spiderwick chronicles series (5 books)
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
The Swashbuckler series
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Series The Swashbuckler series (3 books)
Gardiner, Kelly
No book cover.
The three doors trilogy series
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Series The three doors trilogy series (3 books)
Rodda, Emily
No book cover.
The Warlock's child series
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Series The Warlock's child series (3 books)
Collins, Paul & McMullen, Sean
No book cover.
3330
Think smart, Hazel Green
Hazel Green has to be extra smart to save Mr Volio and the delicious pastries that he bakes.
ISBN 9781741141108
Series Hazel Green series (3 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Hirsch, Odo
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6420
Third door, The
Rye and Sonia have faced the heart-stopping perils of the land behind the golden Door, and the cold terrors that lurk behind the silver Door as well. By a miracle, they have survived them both. But, Weld is still under threat and many questions remain to be answered. Rye knows what he has to do. One Door remains a mystery, the ancient wooden Door that he has been drawn to from the beginning. All he has to do is dare to go through it.
ISBN 9781862919143
Series The three doors trilogy series (3 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Rodda, Emily
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47234
Thunderbolt pony, The
Twelve year old Evie has a lot to deal with. First came her dad's cancer followed by the OCD that dominates her life. Now a devastating earthquake has shaken apart her world. When the evacuation starts and Evie realises she must leave her pony Gus behind, she refuses to join the others and sets out with her best friend Gus, dog Jock and cat Moxy to reach the rescue ship. But the earthquakes are not over and time is running out.
ISBN 9780008257019
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2017
Gregg, Stacy
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6834
Tick tock, you're dead!
A Give Yourself Goosebumps story A terrifying tour through a medieval castle, a close-up look at ferocious dinosaurs, and a shivery vision of the future are just three of the twenty adventures readers can experience.
ISBN 9780590566452
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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29438
Tiger trouble
Sam is determined to save a pair of baby tigers about to be smuggled out of India, when he encounters a tiger which can take care of itself.
ISBN 9780143304425
Series Extreme adventures series (11 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
D'Ath, Justin
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Time hunters series
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Series Time hunters series (12 books)
Blake, Chris
No book cover.
2624
Time hunters: Aztec attack
Tom travels back to the ancient Aztec Empire where he must face the rain god Tlaloc. He must outsmart the god and snatch the missing treasure before it is too late.
ISBN 9780007550043
Series Time hunters series (12 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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13971
Time hunters: Cowboy showdown
Join Tom and Aztec girl, Zuma, as they travel through time, battling the mightiest warriors of the past.
ISBN 9780007550074
Series Time hunters series (7 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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19329
Time hunters: Egyptian curse
Tom meets Princess Isis and her pet, Cleo, when he breaks a museum statue that releases an ancient curse. He must help the Princess on her quest to track down six amulets. Tom is on his sixth quest and hopes that this will be his final quest to free Princess Isis of the ancient curse. He finds himself in Ancient Egypt fighting alongside King Tutankhamun in his most dangerous battle so far.
ISBN 9780007514083
Series Time hunters series (6 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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4782
Time hunters: Gladiator clash
Tom meets Princess Isis and her pet, Cleo, when he breaks a museum statue that releases an ancient curse. He must help the Princess on her quest to track down six amulets. On Tom and Isis' first adventure they arrive in Ancient Rome. To find the amulet they will have to fight the fiercest gladiator who ever lived.
ISBN 9780007514090
Series Time hunters series (1 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2013
Blake, Chris
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6080
Time hunters: Greek warriors
Tom meets Princess Isis and her pet, Cleo, when he breaks a museum statue that releases an ancient curse. He must help the Princess on her quest to track down six amulets. On this, his fourth adventure, Tom becomes a Spartan soldier and must fight against the powerful Trojans. While dodging swords and arrows he is helping Princess Isis retrieve the amulet.
ISBN 9780007514045
Series Time hunters series (4 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2013
Blake, Chris
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4783
Time hunters: Knight quest
On their second quest, Tom and Isis meet King Arthur's heroic knights. They must prove their bravery in a race to find a legendary golden sword.
ISBN 9780007514007
Series Time hunters series (2 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2013
Blake, Chris
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2626
Time hunters: Mohican brave
Tom and his new Mohican friends battle the mighty Mohawks. As tomahawks and arrows fly, can Tom fight his way to the golden coin.
ISBN 9780007550029
Series Time hunters series (11 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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4382
Time hunters: Outback outlaw
Tom lands in the Australian outback amongst a band of dangerous outlaws. When one of them runs off with the loot, can Tom track him down and get his hands on the precious coin.
ISBN 9780007549986
Series Time hunters series (9 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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6084
Time hunters: pirate mutiny
Tom meets Princess Isis and her pet, Cleo, when he breaks a museum statue that releases an ancient curse. He must help the Princess on her quest to track down six amulets. On his fifth adventure, Tom stows away on Blackbeard's pirate ship. They could never have imagined the cruelty he can inflict. Have they made a deadly mistake that could see them walking the plank.
ISBN 9780007514069
Series Time hunters series (5 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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26914
Time hunters: Samurai assassin
Join Tom and Aztec girl, Zuma, as they travel through time, battling the mightiest warriors of the past.
ISBN 9780007549962
Series Time hunters series (8 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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27107
Time hunters: Stone age rampage
Join Tom and Aztec girl, Zuma, as they travel through time, battling the mightiest warriors of the past.
ISBN 9780007550012
Series Time hunters series (10 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
Blake, Chris
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4784
Time hunters: Viking raiders
On their third journey, Tom and Isis set sail in the freezing cold on a Viking longboat. Will they succeed in their treasure hunt before the terrifying Vikings begin their next raid.
ISBN 9780007514021
Series Time hunters series (3 of 12)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2013
Blake, Chris
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4767
Time shifter, The
When Amelia and Charlie get caught in a time-loop at the Gateway Hotel, they are forced to live the same day over and over. Each loop brings them closer to catching a suspicious alien visitor - but also closer to danger. Can they stop time to save their lives?
ISBN 9781760126193
Series The Gateway series (8 books)
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2016
Jones, Cerberus
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Timmy Failure series
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Series Timmy Failure series (6 books)
Pastis, Stephan
No book cover.
5993
Timmy Failure: The book you're not supposed to have
This book was never meant to exist. No one needs to know the details. Just know that there is a Merry, a Larry, a missing tooth and a teachers' strike that is crippling Timmy Failure's academic future. Worst of all, Timmy is banned from detective work. It's a conspiracy of buffoons. He recorded everything in his private notebook but, then, the manuscript was stolen. If this book gets out, he will be grounded for life. Or, maybe longer.
ISBN 9780763690045
Series Timmy Failure series (6 books)
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2016
Pastis, Stephan
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127770
Tintin and alph-art
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A story of forgery and contemporary art in which Tintin is to be cast into a living sculpture by a mysterious enemy. The last of the series.
ISBN 9781405214483
Series Tintin series (24 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2004
Herge, Georges Remi
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912
Tintin and the lake of sharks
Tintin has set out on another adventure in the country of Syldavia. Tintin, Captain Haddock, the Thompsons and Snowy fly to Syldavia to meet Professor Calculus on Lake Pollishoff, an artificial lake that has a curse on it. The trip is doomed from the start when they barely survive a plane crash and are saved by two Syldavian kids.
ISBN 9781405206341
Series Tintin series (25 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
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99245
Tintin and the Picaros
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704711
Series Tintin series (23 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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99254
Tintin in America
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780416148527
Series Tintin series (3 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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4469
Tintin in the land of the Soviets
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. The first in the series tells of Tintin's adventures when he sets off to Russia to investigate the Soviets only to have them investigate him.
ISBN 9781405214773
Series Tintin series (1 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2005
Herge, Georges Remi
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4470
Tintin in Tibet
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin has a premonition that his good friend will be in a plane crash. He must travel to the Himalayas to try to save him.
ISBN 9780316358392
Series Tintin series (20 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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Tintin series
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Series Tintin series (24 books)
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
12899
Tintin: cigars of the pharaoh
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin and Snowy, on a cruise to Egypt, meet Thompson and Thompson and Rastapopolous. They face many dangers including the poison of madness.
ISBN 9780749704643
Series Tintin series (4 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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12901
Tintin: destination moon
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin's greatest adventure leads to him being the first man to walk on the moon.
ISBN 9780749704674
Series Tintin series (16 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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5609
Tintin: explorers on the moon
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Calculus takes Tintin and friends to the moon. Quite a few stowaways, result in tragedy and the need for great heroism to bring the party home.
ISBN 9781405206280
Series Tintin series (17 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
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99269
Tintin: flight 714
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780416774207
Series Tintin series (13 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1989
Herge, Georges Remi
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4471
Tintin: King Ottokar's sceptre
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. An ominous allegory for Nazi aggression, in which Tintin thinks he is travelling with a short-sighted, chain-smoking professor.
ISBN 9780749704667
Series Tintin series (8 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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12900
Tintin: land of black gold
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. The world is on the brink of an oil crisis, cars are exploding everywhere and Tintin heads to the Middle East to save the day.
ISBN 9780749704605
Series Tintin series (15 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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10670
Tintin: prisoners of the sun
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin and Haddock, on the trail of Calculus, are deep in Peru where they stumble into the last remaining tribe of Incas to their peril.
ISBN 9780749704599
Series Tintin series (14 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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99263
Tintin: Red Rackham's treasure
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9781405262408
Series Tintin series (12 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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99236
Tintin: the black island
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704698
Series Tintin series (7 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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8106
Tintin: the blue lotus
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin travels to Shanghai to expose an opium den. The ringleader of the gangsters is exposed to reveal it is someone Tintin has trusted.
ISBN 9780416494907
Series Tintin series (5 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1984
Herge, Georges Remi
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13109
Tintin: the broken ear
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Heroes and villains end up in South America chasing thieves who have substituted a fake for a treasure.
ISBN 9780416148725
Series Tintin series (6 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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14555
Tintin: the Calculus affair
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Professor Calculus stumbles on an invention of devastating possibilities and is kidnapped sending Tintin and Captain Haddock on a dizzying chase.
ISBN 9780749704681
Series Tintin series (18 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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6619
Tintin: the Castafiore emerald
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A story without guns or villains full of red herrings , mistaken interpretations and colourful characters in a screwball comedy.
ISBN 9781405206327
Series Tintin series (21 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
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4468
Tintin: the crab with the golden claws
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Introducing Captain Haddock, this is the story of a drowned sailor and a mysterious tin of crabmeat.
ISBN 9781405206204
Series Tintin series (9 of 24)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
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70413
Tintin: the Red Sea sharks
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704704
Series Tintin series (19 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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124228
Tintin: the secret of the unicorn
Tintin stories are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. When Tintin attempts to buy a magnificent model ship it leads him on a trail of pickpockets and burglars and finally into the hands of pirates.
ISBN 9780749704629
Series Tintin series (11 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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99247
Tintin: the seven crystal balls
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704582
Series Tintin series (22 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1994
Herge, Georges Remi
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13817
Tintin: the shooting star
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A fragment of a huge meteorite lands near the North Pole. Tintin and Snowy join an expedition of world-class scientists to lay claim to the rock.
ISBN 9780749704612
Series Tintin series (10 of 24)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
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109702
To the max
If football and hockey are not exciting enough for you, enter the world of extreme sports. There's no telling what people will do to get their thrills.
ISBN 9781865047690
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Ramsden, Julie & Ramsden, Michael
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587797
Top secret undercover notes of Buttons McGinty, Book 1, The
Buttons McGinty is just your average 12 year old boy, living an easy and carefree existence. That is, until his parents mysteriously disappear and he is transported to a strange school located on a deserted island. Upon arrival, Buttons quickly learns that he must uncover his parents' whereabouts whilst avoiding the suspicion of his evil new principal. Along the way, Buttons meets new friends and is faced with a host of incredible obstacles, including sinister teachers and a genetically enhanced owl!
ISBN 9781775434979
Publisher Scholastic New Zealand, 2018
Darby, Rhys
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13363
Toto the ninja cat and the great snake escape
Toto is no ordinary furry feline. She is almost totally blind, she has Ninja skills and at night she has amazing adventures with her cheeky brother Silver. Recently arrived in London they meet Catface going through their bin one night, and next thing they are trying to capture a deadly king cobra in the city's underground.
ISBN 9781444939453
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2017
O'leary, Dermot
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17906
Tourist trap
Edgar and Ellen set out to thwart the mayor's plans by sabotaging a visiting tour of VIPs with monster attacks, insect sandwiches and even a devilishly clever scheme involving the biggest piece of French toast in the universe.
ISBN 9781582461113
Series Edgar & Ellen series (2 of 6)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Ogden, Charles
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7144
Toy terror: Batteries included
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story You've won a contest and can choose between two prize toys: Nasty Kathy the talking doll or a robot called the Annihilator 3000. It's the perfect chance to play with toys...evil toys.
ISBN 9780590934923
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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5112
Trap, The
In the Alaskan wilderness, Albert Least-Weasel is out checking his traplines as he has done for the past sixty years. When he doesn't return as scheduled, his grandson, Johnny, begins to worry. The temperatures are steadily dropping and there are bears and wolves out there. Johnny must decide whether to follow his uncle's advice and wait, or follow his heart and look for his grandfather.
ISBN 9781842707395
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Smelcer, John
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6835
Trapped in Bat Wing Hall
A Give Yourself Goosebumps story Being the new kid in school is no picnic. At your old school you had tons of friends, but now you don't even have one. Then you meet Nick. He asks you to join the Horror Club. The Horror Club meets in an old mansion known as Bat Wing Hall. It's dark. It's spooky. And it's where your adventure begins. The members of the Horror Club are going on a scavenger hunt. If you join the red team, you find out the truth about your new friends--they're actually monsters! One is a green-skinned reptile. Another is a hulking giant! If you join them blue team, you get turned into a furry-faced vampire bat! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590566469
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Stine, R L
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7228
Trapped in the circus of fear
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. You did so well at Circus Camp, you're allowed to join a real circus for a week. But it turns out to be a Circus of Fear! Meet the Girl with Five Tongues and the Kid with Rotten Flesh. These sideshow freaks used to be normal kids -- until the evil ringmistress got hold of them. And now she's after you. You'd better destroy her evil powers... before she turns you into the Kid Who Lives in a Jar! The choice is yours in this scary GOOSEBUMPS adventure that's packed with over 20 super-spooky endings!
ISBN 9780590419208
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1998
Stine, R L
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7257
Trick or... Trapped!
A "Give Yourself Goosebumps" story. Readers embark on a scary night of trick-or-treating in a rich new neighbourhood where nothing is what it seems and every house has a frightening surprise, in a story with over twenty different endings.
ISBN 9780590993937
Series Goosebumps series (99 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Stine, R L
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743
Trolley boys
It's summer, it's hot and Brent is stuck collecting trolleys at his local shopping centre. When an attempt at the world-record trolley push ends in disaster and a priceless diamond goes missing, Brent's summer job starts to look a lot more exciting.
ISBN 9780143303145
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Moloney, James
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3328
Trouble tomorrow
Obulejo's name means 'trouble tomorrow' in the Ma'di language, and there is plenty of trouble for sixteen-year-old Obulejo when his town is attacked by Rebel troops. Separated from family and close friends, Obulejo flees into the hills and then makes a terrifying journey, full of danger from wild animals and pursuing soldiers. Once across the border in a refugee camp, he is safer but has no future - until he joins a pioneering peace education program and begins to find ways to create a more helpful life for himself and others.
ISBN 9781760291464
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Whitebeach, Terry & Enadio, Sarafino
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67070
Trouble twisters
After their home explodes around them, twins Jack and Jaide are sent to stay with a grandmother they have never met. Grandma X and her cats are a little strange, but the swarms of cockroaches and a miniature tornado in thei