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Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9
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15195
B is for bravo
Facts about aircraft and flight. Dramatic illustrations take you on an alphabet journey through the last hundred years of flight from boomerangs to modern planes, including the Flying Doctor, Scramjet engine research and Charles Kingsford Smith.
ISBN 9780734405357
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Burgemeestre, Kevin
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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 (1 of 13)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 1999
Snicket, Lemony
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Bad eggs
Hard Boiled Egg has a mystery to solve in the fridge. It takes him through all the shelves as he tries to catch the Bad Eggs. A very punny story, written in simple text.
ISBN 9780734405661
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Wide, Steve & Mackintosh, Michelle (ill)
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Bad girls
Mandy has been picked on at school for as long as she can remember. She can't believe it when cheeky, daring Tanya wants to be her friend. But, Mum thinks Tanya is not a suitable friend and, when Tanya shoplifts, there is trouble ahead.
ISBN 9780440863564
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1997
Wilson, Jacqueline
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Bakir and Bi
Bakir and Mar live on a remote island called Egur with their two young children. While fishing, Bakir comes across a very special pelican named Bi. A famine occurs, and life on the island is no longer harmonious. One day Bakir and Bi disappear and Mar and the children are forced to make the journey to another island by canoe and so begins the adventure.
ISBN 9781921248863
Publisher Magabala Books, 2013
Boyd, Jillian & Mordey, Tori-Jay (ill)
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Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018
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 Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Lawrence, David
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Ball stars: Bench warmers, The
Meet the benchwarmers; Danny, Crystal, Angie, Omyr, Leanne and Cody. They're the new basketball players at Robdale Primary School and according to hot shot Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin, they don't have a chance of winning a lunchtime game. But when the gang are picked as part of the school squad things start looking up.
ISBN 9780143781639
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawrence, David
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Ball stars: Heat wave
After wiping the floor in the interschool comp, the Bench Warmers are back. Danny and his friends are now playing club basketball for the newly formed Robdale Raptors. The opposition is tough, but with a first-rate coach and some much improved players, these ballers could pose a real threat. Can the gang make it to the grand final, or will Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin and the all-star Holesly Heat team ruin the Raptors' chances?
ISBN 9780143781653
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2018
Lawrence, David
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Ball Stars: On Tour
Following their huge success the Robdale Primary basketball team is going on tour. They're off to the country and Danny, Crystal and the gang couldn't be more excited. That is, until they find out that spotlight-hungry Principal Take is also coming. Throw in Greg 'The Goat' McGriffin and it's going to be one interesting trip.
ISBN 9780143781691
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawrence, David
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Ball Stars: Reppin It
There's big news at Robdale Primary, the rep trials are happening. Danny, Crystal and their Raptors friends can't wait to try out. The selection process is full on but fun. However, things go into meltdown when the captain of the boys' team is announced and it's not who everyone expected. Can the boys bury the hatchet and learn to play as a team, or will it only be the girls who have a shot at the trophy?
ISBN 9780143781677
Series Ball stars series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Lawrence, David
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Ballet
Meet Darcey Bussell, a principal dancer with the Royal Ballet in London, who has performed in many theatres. With Patricia Linton, a teacher at the Royal Ballet School, Darcey introduces you to all the key aspects of the magical world of ballet.
ISBN 9780751328004
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2000
Bussell, Darcey
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Ballet shoes
Three orphaned sisters are sent to ballet school for training and are determined to make their name famous.
ISBN 9780140300413
Publisher Penguin, 1984
Streatfeild, Noel
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Bamboo flute, The
Twelve year old Paul tries to raise the spirits of his father and others during the Great Depression by reintroducing music into their lives. A tramp, Eric the Red has shown Paul how to make a bamboo flute.
ISBN 9780733615887
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Disher, Garry
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Barack Obama: hope for the world
Every page includes facts and photos about Barack Obama's childhood days, his rise to the top job in the world and how he plans to change America, and the world, for the better.
ISBN 9781409113140
Publisher Orion, 2009
Alexander, Tim
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Barlay
Sometimes, grown-ups tell scary stories to teach kids a lesson. And, sometimes, those scary stories turn out to be true. Sarah, Jay and Rene find out the hard way what sort of tale their Nan's Woordatj story is when they wander off into the bush, despite her warnings.
ISBN 9781921696114
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2010
Kickett-Tucker, Cheryl & Gibbs, Tracey (ill) & Morgan, Sally (ed)
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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 NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2016
French, Jackie
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Barry
Barry has awesome powers, which he releases from the back of the couch where he is stuck, to save the Earth from falling apart.
ISBN 9781864718836
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Thompson, Colin
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Batman: the animated series guide
A celebration of the Warner Brothers animated series, packed with images from the TV show and the comic books it inspired. Contains in-depth profiles of the main heroes and villains, and annotated illustrations of the key weapons and places.
ISBN 9781405304283
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Beatty, Scott
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Batsford books of Music for children, The
Music is great because it means we can sing along to our favourite songs, play instruments with our friends and read sheet music- it's like a secret code. With this book you will be a marvellous musician in no time.
ISBN 9781849943093
Publisher Batsford, 2016
Rumens-Syratt, Rebecca
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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)
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Battle bust-up
There's a top secret mission ahead. Battle Boy 005 has to dodge tanks and chariots, spears and bullets, and convince Alexander the Great that he's not a Persian spy. He needs Professor Perdu's most secret invention, the BEK.
ISBN 9780330425599
Series Battle boy series (6 of 15)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2010
Carter, Charlie & Jeffery, Russell (ill)
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Battle for Rondo, The
Peril awaits Leo and Mimi on their return to Rondo. With the help of Rondo's best witches and wizards, their friends plan to combat the Blue Queen's attacks. But defence is no longer enough. The queen has a dragon and is plotting a terrible revenge on those who defied her. A daring plan, a reckless quest and a mysterious prophecy test the friends' wits and courage as they plunge into danger and battle.
ISBN 9781862918306
Series Rondo series (3 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2009
Rodda, Emily
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Battle of Britain: a Second World War spitfire pilot 1939-1941
Harry Woods is a proud spitfire pilot in the fledgling Royal Air Force of 1939. All he has ever wanted to do, since he saw his first plane, is be a pilot. But, now, all he can remember are the roar of the engines and the rattle of machine guns. His friend, Lenny, has lost a leg in a dogfight with the German Luftwaffe. Harry is determined to fight on bravely for all he holds dear but the dangers are terrible and the thrills exhausting.
ISBN 9781407103709
Series My story (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2008
Priestley, Chris
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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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Battle of the jade horse
Battle of the Jade Horse Author: Alison Lloyd Hu and Ren are friends during the second century in China. Their families come from different social classes and each must make choices that may hurt their friendship. How will their friendship be able to survive?
ISBN 9780143305774
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2012
Lloyd, Alison
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Beach sports car
When Annie's dad promises her a beach sports car, she imagines a bright red hotrod with racing car stripes. But, it will take a lot of work to turn Dad's battered old bomb into the car of Annie's dreams. Then again, hard work can sometimes make the rewards seem so much sweeter.
ISBN 9781921696060
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2010
Oxenham, Darlene & Gibbs, Tracey (ill) & Morgan, Sally (ed)
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Bear Grylls survival skills handbook: First Aid
This survival skills handbook is perfect for all young explorers, adventurers, and general lovers of the outdoors. Learn how to perform first aid in emergency situations including cuts, burns, and falls. This hand book includes illustrations, and step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear Grylls himself.
ISBN 9781786960351
Publisher Weldon Owen Publishing, 2017
Grylls, Bear
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Bear Grylls Survival skills handbook: Knots
This survival skills handbook is perfect for all young explorers, adventurers, and general lovers of the outdoors. Learn the art of knots, from tie loops, lashes, hitches and many more to help in various situations. This hand book includes illustrations, and step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear Grylls himself.
ISBN 9781783422982
Publisher Weldon Owen Publishing, 2017
Grylls, Bear
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Bear Grylls survival skills handbook: Shelter building
This survival skills handbook is perfect for all young explorers, adventurers, and general lovers of the outdoors. Learn what tools are needed as well as how to build shelters in all types of climates, including hot, cold and wet. This hand book includes illustrations, and step-by-step instructions and tips from Bear Grylls himself.
ISBN 9781786960344
Publisher Weldon Owen Publishing, 2017
Grylls, Bear
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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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Beast
Eleven year old Jamie, a fearful boy, confronts his biggest fear, the class bully. Through his ordeal, he comes to realise that, while magic can't stop bad things from happening, intelligence and courage can.
ISBN 9781862911468
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1992
Wild, Margaret
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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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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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Beat goes on, The
If you want to be the next rock superstar, find out what it takes to be part of a rock band on the road.
ISBN 9781865047584
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Richardson, Christopher
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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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Beetle soup: Australian stories and poems for children
An anthology of Australian stories and poems with whimsical pictures.
ISBN 9781863885928
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Morrow, Robin (comp) & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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Before they were famous series
Historical fiction, easily read but with mature and fascinating content that gives an insight into the people who have shaped history. 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 Before they were famous series (6 books)
Corby, Caroline
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36078
Beginner's guide to revenge, The
At just thirteen, Romola has changed school five times and always has trouble making friends. By chance, she meets Sebastian and they help each other resolve some serious feelings of injustice. Romola is having trouble with some friends who are being mean to her and Sebastian is missing his dad. If someone did something very hurtful to you and you had a perfect way to pay them back, would you do it? Romola and Sebastian have to make just such a decision.
ISBN 9781742750866
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Musgrove, Marianne
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Beginner's luck
Shelby and her friends are horse mad. Shelby must find a new home for her horse, Blue, who has been evicted from his paddock or her parents will get rid of him.
ISBN 9781741660074
Series For sale or swap series (2 of 5)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Brugman, Alyssa
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Being Jack
Jack is in Year 6 now and still loves his photography, surfing and crazy family. Things are going well for him, particularly at school where he isn't bullied any more. But, he notices that his best friend, Christopher, is starting to miss school, hiding out and avoiding everyone. When a football match turns ugly and Jack and Christopher witness some unfair dirty play, they know that, again, the bullying has to stop.
ISBN 9780732296148
Series I am Jack series (4 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2014
Gervay, Susanne & Wilcox, Cathy (ill)
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Belonging
This wordless picture book, with exquisite collage illustrations, explores the re-greening of a city, the role of community and the significance of children, family and neighbourhood in changing the urban environment.
ISBN 9780744592276
Publisher Walker Books, 2004
Baker, Jeannie
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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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Best mate
Joy and heartbreak combine in this bittersweet tale of a champion greyhound's journey through life as he passes from owner to owner. A wonderful story of the bond between a pet and three families who get back much more than they could have imagined from allowing a dog into their lives. This book is also known as Born to Run.
ISBN 9780007262434
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2007
Morpurgo, Michael
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Beth: the story of a child convict
After being caught stealing on the streets of London, Beth is sent to Australia as a child convict on the First Fleet. Through Beth's story, we discover the unbearable hardships those first convicts suffered, not only on the long journey to Sydney Cove but also in the two years of near-famine following their arrival. A story inspired by the life of the youngest female convict with the First Fleet.
ISBN 9780734416773
Publisher Lothian Books, 2016
Wilson, Mark
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Beware of the storybook wolves
This book with colourful illustrations and an interesting layout will tell you what to do if the wolves ever escape from your storybook.
ISBN 9780340779163
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2000
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Child, Lauren
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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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BFG, The
The big friendly giant captures Sophie but he only wants to keep her, not eat her, as the other giants would.
ISBN 9780141311371
Publisher Puffin UK, 2001
Dahl, Roald
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Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018
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 Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (8 books)
Various
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Big bash league: Academy smash
Billy loves to bowl, fast! He is also a massive Melbourne Stars fan and when his friend Wen Lee lets him know about a cricket academy camp, run by none other than the Stars, Billy is desperate to go! So is Wen Lee, even if she does barrack for the Brisbane Heat. Trouble is, the applications are about to close and Billy needs to find a way to raise money for the entry fee. Perhaps a speed bowling competition is in order!
ISBN 9780143782278
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (5 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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Big bash league: Bowling blitz
Talented fast bowler Jimmy and his sister, Izzy, have just moved from Perth to Adelaide. Both are huge BBL fans- Perth Scorchers, of course- but while outgoing Izzy has already signed up to the local cricket club, Jimmy isn't sure he's ready to be part of a new team. Especially if they're all Adelaide Strikers fans! Then one day, Jimmy has a run-in with a kid and his dad from a neighbouring cricket club- they want him to play for their team, not Izzy's. The dad seems seriously desperate and Jimmy is sure something fishy is going on . . . Will Jimmy find the courage to join the local club and let his bowling do the talking?
ISBN 9780143782254
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (4 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge Michael
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Big bash league: Captains' clash
Fletcher, Jana and their mates are counting down to their greatest game ever - a full T20 match! The gang have organised the whole thing themselves and can't wait to get out onto the pitch. But before that, they're off to watch a blistering double-header between the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder, where they witness a school cricket team display their impressive skills at half-time . . . The group are inspired by what they're seeing, but when Fletcher and Jana arrive at the field on the day of their big game, another team is already playing . . . it's the same kids who wowed the crowd the night before! Will Fletcher and Jana work out a way to settle the score with the intruders?
ISBN 9780143782216
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (2 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge, Michael
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Big bash league: Carnival splash
The first T20 Crickomania Carnival is happening and two teams of kids have been selected to represent the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder. Maddie, Chase and Jye are a few of the lucky ones and they cannot wait to test out their cricket skills and meet some BBL and WBBL players. The event begins with lots of excitement but also some strange occurrences. There is a mix up with the coaches, unexplained rules and an opposing team who really wants to win. Can everyone pull together to make the carnival a success?
ISBN 9780143782339
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (8 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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Big bash league: Championship dash
The Kangaroo Flat Galahs are preparing for their annual match against the Edenhope Eagles. The stakes are high with the winner qualifying for the State T20 Championships in Perth. They will also receive tickets to the Perth Scorchers versus Melbourne Renegades double header! The Galahs haven't beaten the Eagles in 30 years, but that was before they had the mysterious and brilliant Allunga on their team. Can they finally turn the tables?
ISBN 9780143782292
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (6 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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Big bash league: Double delivery
Cricket-mad twins Millie and Maggie are on holidays in Queensland at their uncle's caravan park. Straight away, they notice a group of kids on the oval playing cricket. The girls are dying to join in, but apparently it's 'boys only'. Millie and Maggie are not impressed -they're huge Hobart Hurricanes fans and can bat, bowl and field as well as any boy! It's time to come up with a plan to show these Brisbane Heat-loving boys that girls can play too! Meanwhile, there's something strange going on at the caravan park, with all manner of things slowly disappearing- including a beloved cricket bat! Will the girls outshine the boys and unravel the mystery before their holiday is over?
ISBN 9780143782230
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge, Michael
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Big bash league: Representative clash
Tommy is a huge hitter and loves nothing more than smashing balls out of the park with his impressive handmade bat. He is a diehard Hobart Hurricanes fan and has his fingers crossed that he will be selected for the Hobart representative team that will take on Adelaide in the upcoming Adelbart Clash. But when Tommys bat goes missing he can feel his chances slipping away. It is up to his friends to help him find his bat so he can chase his place on the rep team!
ISBN 9780143782315
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (7 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Panckridge, Michael
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Big bash league: Switch hit showdown
Star batter and die-hard Melbourne Renegades fan Barney is pumped that his school team is going to play in the first-ever T20 Blast School Cup! The competition is nearly full, with just one spot remaining. Then Barney meets Fifi- a Melbourne Stars supporter who is desperate to be part of the action. Problem is, her school doesn't have a cricket team . . . So when word spreads that the final school has signed up, Barney is shocked to discover that it's led by none other than Fifi. To make matters worse, her team blitzes the opposition in their opening game. It seems a spy mission is in order! Will the truth come out before Barney and Fifi's teams collide in the grand final?
ISBN 9780143782193
Series Big bash league series NEW SERIES 2018 (1 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2016
Panckridge, Michael
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Big book of Aussie dinosaurs
Everything you have ever wanted to know about when dinosaurs ruled Australia.
ISBN 9781742830568
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2014
Richards, Kel & Singleton, Glen (ill)
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Big book of fantasy quests
Detailed and colourful fantasy-adventure scenes filled with things to find, mysteries to solve and colourful creatures and characters to outwit.
ISBN 9780746070383
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2006
Dixon, Andrew
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Big city museum
Harry Harvard and Jessie Harrison's class at Average Primary School are going on an exciting excursion to Big City Museum. The good news is Mrs Payne, their fifth class teacher, won't be going. The bad news is the Principal is going instead. Most pupils are scared to do anything to upset Principal Dorking but Harry and Jessie can always be counted on to make or find trouble.
ISBN 9781420276909
Series Get real series (6 of 10)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Kettle, Phil & Webb, Melissa (ill)
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Big dig, The
When the Newton Community Pool is closed until further notice, Nathan and his mates are unimpressed. The alternative, the BayView Leisure Centre, might be modern and flashy, but it is steamy, crowded and no fun. But, Nathan has an idea that is so brilliant in its simplicity. They can dig themselves a pool in the backyard.
ISBN 9781921529139
Series Lightning strikes series (19 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
McKinlay, Meg
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Big little book of happy sadness, The
One Friday, George visits the animal shelter and, in the very last cage, he sees Jeremy, a sad dog who looks as lonely and lost as George feels.
ISBN 9781741662573
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2008
Thompson, Colin
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Big Nate and friends
Sixth-grader Nate Wright is on top of the world, with a little help from his friends. His best buddies, Francis and Teddy, stick with Nate through thick and thin, usually thin. Nate's disastrous love life, his chess tournament trash talking, even his misguided attempt to be a bad boy. Along the way, Nate and his pals are joined by Artur, the gentle exchange student who's popular with almost everyone. And, don't forget Gina, the teacher's pet who gets an 'A' for annoying.
ISBN 9781449420437
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2012
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate blasts off
Nate's landed a job at the school paper and he can't wait to show off his cartooning talents. But, making fun of the toughest kid in class might not be the brightest idea. And, telling blabber-mouth Dee Dee about his secret crush isn't such a smart move either.
ISBN 9780008135331
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2016
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate flips out
When Nate gets his best friend into big trouble, he needs to clean up his act, fast, before someone else ruins everything.
ISBN 9780007478279
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate goes for broke
Mighty Jefferson Middle School always wins. Then Nate decides it's time to go from zeroes to heroes. But, Nate can't crack under the pressure of the 'Ultimate Snowdown'.
ISBN 9780061996610
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2012
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate lives it up
Principal Nichols wants Nate to be buddies with the new kid, Breckenridge Puffington III, and show him around. But, that's no easy task - Breckenridge is a plant-doodling, total fun-sponge. There's also something strangely familiar about this guy.
ISBN 9780007581283
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate makes the grade
Nate Wright is known to his pals and teachers for many things, his penchant for mischief and his school record for detentions being the foremost. But beating out brainiac Gina's grades is not one of those things.
ISBN 9781449425661
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2012
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate on a roll
Nate's a big deal in his scout troop until Artur, also known as Mr Perfect, joins. Now, Nate's stuck in second place. And Artur means business. Nate wants to take the grand prize and not wipe out, big time.
ISBN 9780061944390
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2011
Peirce, Lincoln
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6226
Big Nate out loud: graphic novel
Eleven year old Nate Wright is living out loud and he wouldn't have it any other way. Even though his friends won't let him be the lead singer in their band, Nate continues to rock. He's a superstar of the comics pages and of the best-selling series of Big Nate books and he's a big hit with kids everywhere. This collection features daily and Sunday strips that originally appeared in newspapers.
ISBN 9781449407186
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Topics / Graphic novels /
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate 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 Big Nate series (20 books)
Various
No book cover.
110295
Big Nate strikes again
Big Nate will surpass all others but it won't be easy. He's stuck with Gina, his all-time enemy, who just might ruin everything. Nate wants to win but there's always detention, again.
ISBN 9780061944369
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2010
Peirce, Lincoln
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6191
Big Nate: Crowd goes wild, The
Nate is 11 years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth grade Renaissance Man. Nate, who lives with his dad and older sister, enjoys pestering his family and teachers with his sarcasm.
ISBN 9781449436346
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2014
Peirce, Lincoln
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23392
Big Nate: From the top
Big Nate is taking it from the top. That is, the top of the troublemaker's list. Nate Wright is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for school detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth-grade Renaissance man.
ISBN 9781449402327
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2010
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate: Game on
To sixth-grader Nate Wright, life is one big game. So, when he suits up for any sport, he does it with an unmistakable swagger. From fine-tuning his trash-talking skills on the basketball court to his cocky attitude in the soccer goal, Nate can be a bigger challenge to his teammates than their opponents.
ISBN 9781449427771
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2013
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate: Great minds think alike
Nate Wright is a wisecracking eleven year old who knows he's destined for greatness. He's a sixth-grade chess prodigy, a self-described genius and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's often in hot water with his teachers and classmates but Nate's winning personality and can-do attitude always make him a big hit with readers.
ISBN 9781449436353
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2014
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate: Here goes nothing
Nate is pleased to hear his school will be closed for months to clean up toxic mould in the building. Then, he learns that he will have to attend Jefferson Middle School while his school is cleaned. How will he be able to stand it? He is star goalie for his school football team and Jefferson is undefeated in this year's competition. Will Nate defend his goal and save the day? Or will Jefferson win again?
ISBN 9780007478323
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate: In a class by himself
Nate knows he's meant for big things, really big things. But, life doesn't always go your way just because you're awesome. Trouble always seems to find him but Nate keeps his cool no matter what. He knows he's great. A fortune cookie told him so.
ISBN 9780061944345
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2010
Peirce, Lincoln
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28677
Big Nate: In the zone
Nate's not having the best of luck. In fact, he's not having any luck at all. But, with a little boost, thanks to Chad's lucky foot, suddenly good luck is everywhere. Nate's in the zone, for now.
ISBN 9780007478293
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2014
Peirce, Lincoln
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9721
Big Nate: Super scribbler
This companion activity book to the Big Nate series is packed with laughs, activities and fun.
ISBN 9780008113414
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2015
Peirce, Lincoln
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Big Nate: Thunka thunka thunka
Nate Wright's baseball team has just been given the lamest name in Little League history; he's on the verge of becoming know-it-all Gina's personal servant for a day; and Spitsy, the closest thing he has to a dog of his own, is in love with a cat. Nate's up to his ears in stress. Luckily, an empty plastic soda bottle is the perfect remedy. All Nate has to do is drum it gently against his head, thunka, thunka, thunka, and the pressures of dealing with Coach John, Mrs Godfrey and the terrifying Kim Cressly begin to fade away.
ISBN 9781449462277
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2016
Peirce, Lincoln
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31459
Big Nate: Welcome to my world
Aspiring cartoonist Nate Wright is eleven years old, four-and-a-half feet tall, and the all-time record holder for detentions in school history. He's a self-described genius and sixth-grade Renaissance Man who lives with his dad and older sister and enjoys pestering his family and teachers with his sarcasm.
ISBN 9781449462260
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher Andrews McMeel, 2015
Peirce, Lincoln
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23252
Big Nate: What could possibly go wrong
Compilation of original Big Nate comic strips. This comic collection includes over three hundred black and white Big Nate comic strips, with bonus Big Nate activities.
ISBN 9780007478316
Series Big Nate series (20 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Peirce, Lincoln
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12972
Big picture book of environments, The
With stunning images and fact boxes, this book reveals Earth's diversity and beauty. It explores the effects of changing climate on environments around the world including the great rivers, deserts, Arctic regions, cities and forests.
ISBN 9781741754605
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Long, John
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Big picture book of human civilisation, The
If you love facts and figures or you are a budding scientist, this book will tell you about the great advances and crises of human history, from 20, 000 years ago until now. Read about the first cultivated crops, the taming of cats and dogs, the discovery of electricity, the earliest city and lots more.
ISBN 9781741757002
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Long, John
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18392
Big picture book, The
Description of Planet Earth's history from twelve billion years ago until now. Also includes a prediction about its future.
ISBN 9781741143287
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Long, John & Choo, Brian (ill)
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19816
Bill rules
Bill and Matty are the best of friends and neighbours which leads to exciting adventures and, sometimes, more than a little trouble. When Bill learns that his father is coming home from jail, his world is tipped upside down. Worries start to mount but Matty has an idea to help Bill. But life doesn't always go according to plan.
ISBN 9780702238482
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2010
Fensham, Elizabeth
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18412
Billie and the parent plan
Billie's mum is getting married to a bald, old man. Billie doesn't fit in with her uncool stepfather and her posh stepsister and would rather live with her best mate, Archie. A funny book about Billie's valiant attempts to resist her new family.
ISBN 9780746067550
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Bryant, Ann
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73198
Billionaire boy
Joe Spud is the richest twelve year old because his father reinvented toilet paper and became rich. He owns a racing car and a crocodile, but the one thing he can't buy is a friend. When he changes schools, he encounters twin bullies, a greedy lunch lady and new friends.
ISBN 9780007445349
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2010
Walliams, David
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Billy Mack's war
When Captain Mack is released from prison camp at the end of the war, no-one is sure what to expect, least of all his son Billy. He might be the same man who went off to war full of hope and pride or his experiences may have changed him forever.
ISBN 9780702234798
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2004
Roy, James
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2305
Billy that died with its boots on, The
Paying homage to the rhythms, word play and humour of Banjo Paterson and C.J Dennis the author has looked to everyday Australian activities, landscapes and people for inspiration. The 65 poems are gathered in fifteen loose groupings including animals, leisure activities, and places. Best read to or with someone.
ISBN 9781922077431
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Whiteside, Stephen
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14038
Bionicle: legacy of evil
The Piraka are the embodiment of evil. It is a mystery how they met, what caused them to join forces and how they learnt about the Mask of Life. Even more mysterious is the seventh Piraka.
ISBN 9780439828079
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2006
Farshtey, Greg
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14259
Bird
Let your imagination fly in this evocative, wordless picture book.
ISBN 9781927018644
Publisher Simply Read Books, 2015
Martin Vidal, Beatriz
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15323
Birds
Be an eyewitness to the breathtaking moment when a chick hatches from its egg, Find out why wings are different shapes and sizes. Discover lots of interesting facts about birds including the world's biggest, smallest and fastest birds.
ISBN 9780751347487
Series Eyewitness series (36 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2002
Burnie, David
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45953
Birds of prey close up
Take a closer look at these amazing predators. They use their keen eyesight, curved beaks, sharp talons and powerful legs to hunt, capture and kill their prey.
ISBN 9781742033341
Publisher Wild Dog Books, 2016
Hope, Charles
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4384
Birrung the secret friend
Birrung, a young indigenous girl, lives with the family of Richard Johnson, chaplain to the Australian colony in 1790. When Birrung befriends orphaned Barney and Elsie, a mute, the Johnson family also takes them in. As Barney's feeling for Birrung grow, he is advised that his friendship with a 'native' girl, and all that she taught him about her language and lore, must remain a secret, forever.
ISBN 9780732299439
Series The secret histories series NEW SERIES 2018 (3 books)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2015
French, Jackie
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2245
Birthday book: an illustrated treasury of stories and poems, The
A collection of fact and fiction, some extracts and some complete works, with a common theme of birthdays. Illustrations by Quentin Blake add a lovely dimension.
ISBN 9780224083607
Publisher Jonathan Cape, 2008
Morpurgo, Michael (ed) & Blake, Quentin (ill)
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6470
Bit of a hero, A
Tom is finding it hard to come to terms with the death of his father, a firefighter, who lost his life trying to save a child. Life just gets worse when a bully joins his class at school and Mum meets a new man. Tom wonders whether he can find the courage within himself to stand up to the bully, and to accept the many changes in his life.
ISBN 9781842709092
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2009
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Phinn, Gervase
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43
Blabber mouth
Rowena cannot speak. Unlike Rowena, her father, whom she decides to change, is blundering and enthusiastic and obsessed with country music.
ISBN 9780330273534
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 1992
Gleitzman, Morris
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88179
Black Baron
Black Baron was the best racing cockroach ever, in fact he was unbeaten. He lived a secret life of privilege and fame hidden under Jake's bed, until the day that Jake's mum discovered him. Black Baron must survive the exterminators if he is to live to race again.
ISBN 9781921150586
Series Lightning strikes series (19 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Opie, Robyn
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5625
Black book of colours, The
An extraordinary and unique picture book, complete with Braille and embossed illustrations. All black in colour, it is stylistically striking and offers the sighted reader an unparalleled insight into the interpretation of the world from the perspective of a blind child.
ISBN 9781406322187
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Cottin, Menena & Faria, Rosana
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3585
Black Lotus, The
Ghost, Cormac and Kate are junior recruits of the Black Lotus, an underground school for ninjas. When a powerful weapon is stolen, the three of them must battle through sixteenth-century Japan and present-day New York to stop a power-hungry shogun from destroying the city. Betrayal and the testing of friendships combine in a battle for world supremacy.
ISBN 9781909489929
Publisher Chicken House, 2015
Fanning, Kieran
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30464
Black prince
The Battle of Crecy was one of the most decisive clashes of the Hundred Years War and BB005 is getting ready to meet the Black Prince, a mysterious figure from this war. But, when he reaches the Special Reading Room Professor Perdu isn't there but Operation Overlord 09 is. And, even worse, Battle Boy has a new SimulSkin.
ISBN 9780330404105
Series Battle boy series (14 of 15)
Publisher MacMillan, 2011
Carter, Charlie & Jeffery, Russell (ill)
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45
Black ships before Troy: the story of the Iliad, The
An illustrated story of Homer's Iliad that climaxes with the story of the Wooden Horse of Troy.
ISBN 9780711215221
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2000
Sutcliff, Rosemary
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9757
Black Sunday
Nipper only wants to be one thing, a lifesaver. In his world, they're larger than life, walking, talking heroes. Nipper's too young but he starts to train in secret, challenging himself in the Bondi surf. But, his secret comes to light one hot Sunday in 1938, a day that has become infamous in Australia's history. Based on a true story.
ISBN 9781743627990
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2016
McHugh, Evan
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83964
Black swan, The
A black swan escapes from a cage and flies away to another land, where villagers welcome her to settle. They believe that birds bring good fortune and, each year, the villagers build nests beside the lake to lure them. The people ask the swan to incubate an egg found in one of the nests. When the ground shakes and everyone is afraid, the swan asks them to leave their valley.
ISBN 9781921136566
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2010
Bridle, Celia
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9152
Black warrior
Everyone close to Roxy has been cursed and the monster Tigon has been unleashed on her hometown. Lanternwood's only hope is for the ninja and samurai clans to join forces. Among the chaos, Roxy can't shake the urge to find the father she has never met.
ISBN 9780732294557
Series Roxy Ran series (3 of 3)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2014
Hall, Tiffiny
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8177
Blading
Advice to the beginner blader, whether young or old, on what equipment to use, where to skate and styles of blading, competitions and sponsorship. Introduces sports that use blading like hockey and speed skating.
ISBN 9780750227834
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2001
Mason, Paul
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2225
Bleakboy and Hunter stand out in the rain
Some things are too big for a boy to solve. Eleven year old Jesse is tackling many problems in life, especially fitting in to a new school. He must confront the school bully and try to come to terms with many other issues like whaling, poverty in Africa and, of course, parents. Luckily, he meets Kate who has curly black hair, braces, an infectious smile and needs Jesse's help.
ISBN 9780702250163
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2014
Herrick, Steven
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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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7050
Blitz: a wartime girl's diary 1940-1941
Edie and her little brother, Tom, are evacuated to rural Wales during the Blitz on London. Many parents sent their children to live in a safer place when German bombs rained down on the major cities of England during World War II. For Edie and Tom it is not a happy solution. Edie struggles to mother and protect Tom in harsh countryside with an austere family and an unfriendly school community.
ISBN 9781407103716
Series My story (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2008
Cross, Vince
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10406
Blood brothers
The year is 325 and the powerful Han Dynasty is no more. Kai is 465 years old, a teenager in dragon years. His search for the person predestined to be his dragonkeeper leads him to a Buddhist novice, Tao. But, Tao, believing his path lies elsewhere, has no interest in caring for a difficult dragon. Tao must listen to the voice within himself and learn that no journey ever reveals its true purpose until it's over.
ISBN 9781742031897
Series Dragonkeeper series (4 of 6)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2012
Wilkinson, Carole
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21766
Blood hound
The wife of anchorman Dermot O'Flannery dies during a bungled burglary and the killer is never caught. Poppy and Graham are dog walking for her neighbour when a malicious prank is played on their fellow dog walkers, Poppy and Graham find themselves crossing paths with Dermot O'Flannery, with lethal consequences.
ISBN 9781406328974
Series Poppy Fields series (9 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Landman, Tanya
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6145
Bloodaxe
Boodaxe was the Viking King of York, a fierce and uncompromising leader. Battle Boy 005 jettisons into the Viking camp and, with the help of Viking FightRite 101, defends himself against Bloodaxe's son, Haeric. Mission objective isi to collect Bloodaxe's DNA and record his famous last battle.
ISBN 9780330425209
Series Battle boy series (4 of 15)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2009
Carter, Charlie & Jeffery, Russell (ill)
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1982
Bloodhound boys: great blood bank robbery
The undead world has many dangerous creatures, many of which Rocky the werewolf and Vince the vampire meet in their search to find who has robbed the city's blood bank.
ISBN 9781922179302
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Cranna, Andrew
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1384
Bloodhound boys: monster truck tremor dilemma
Rocky and Vince are competing in a monster truck race. Full of twists and turns, the lethal race will send the boys way off track.
ISBN 9781922179326
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Cranna, Andrew
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39179
Bloody tower: a Tudor girl's diary 1553-1559
It is after Henry VIII's death and King Edward is very sickly. Queen Mary will come to the throne, ousting Lady Jane Grey. Mary's executioners will be busy removing her perceived enemies. Even Princess Elizabeth, the future queen of England, is imprisoned in the Tower. Tilly Middleton, who lives in the Tower of London where her father works, finds she has an important role to play.
ISBN 9781407104775
Series My story (16 books)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2008
Wilding, Valerie
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34429

New
Blossom
Lottie is excited when a lost little girl arrives on her doorstep. Lottie, who only has Uncle Bobby in the world has always wanted a sister. Blossom isn't like other kids. She doesn't speak and is obsessed with her flower, refusing to go anywhere without it. Everything changes when Blossom gets sick and is taken away to hospital. Lottie with her friends must do whatever it takes to rescue her.
ISBN 9781742991641
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Janu, Tamsin
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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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12950
BMX: extreme sports
One of a series of books about extreme sports. With action photographs, diagrams and a glossary of terms, this book tells you about the history, how to get started, the equipment and tricks of BMX riding.
ISBN 9781844430888
Publisher Raintree, 2003
Job, Chris
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4842
Bob the railway dog
In the early days of the railway, when shiny new tracks were opening vast areas of Australia, there was an adventurous dog who was part of it all. As the tracks were being laid, he was there on the train, riding in his favourite spot on top of the Yankee engine. Everyone knew him. The true story of Bob the railway dog, who had adventure in his heart and the rattle of the rails in his soul.
ISBN 9781922179890
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2015
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Fenton, Corinne & McLean, Andrew (ill)
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49
Bog bodies: mummies and curious corpses
All the facts necessary to know about dried, pickled and frozen preserved people are contained in this unusual book.
ISBN 9781864482430
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1994
Prior, Natalie Jane
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9255
Bollygum
A beautifully illustrated story with a strong conservation message.
ISBN 9781875875085
Publisher Weldon Kids, 1995
Fleming, Garry
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1720
Bomber balloon, The
When a Zeppelin aircraft crashes over a British town, the German soldiers meet those they have been bombing, including one very angry girl.
ISBN 9781408191651
Series World War I tales series (4 of 4)
Publisher A & C Black, 2013
Deary, Terry
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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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15334
Bony fish, sharks and rays
Excellent information, photographs and diagrams provide details about the appearance, food, habitat and reproduction of bony fish, sharks and rays.
ISBN 9781863911405
Publisher Reed Library, 2001
Silkstone, Barry
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5446
Book
For centuries, I've told other people's stories. Now it's time to tell my own. Discover the evolution of the printed word, told by one who knows - Book. Book takes us on a wonderful journey, from its origins in oral story and doodling in clay, to papyrus, parchment and paper, and to the e-book of today.
ISBN 9780744544787
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Agard, John & Packer, Neil (ill)
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72774
Book from Baden Dark, The
Marcel, his cousin, Fergus, and Bea, the half-elf, must travel into the forbidden underground world of Baden Dark on a rescue mission. The compelling conclusion to the Book of lies trilogy takes you on a journey deep into yourself, as Marcel and his friends struggle with the meaning of life and death, and make decisions that involve huge personal sacrifice or vanity as they witness loyalty and betrayal.
ISBN 9780732287672
Series Book of lies series (3 of 3)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2009
Moloney, James
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9271
Book of Australian ballads, The
A collection of Australian lyric poetry.
ISBN 9780333477199
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 1990
King, John Anthony
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34248
Book of Australian birds
Australia is a large country with a wide range of climates and habitats. Our island continent is home to animals not found anywhere else. Many of these are birds and they are among the most recognisable creatures on Earth. Welcome to the fascinating world of Australian birds.
ISBN 9781742034010
Publisher Wild Dog Books, 2016
Hope. Charles
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31568
Book of Australian minibeasts, The
Australia is a large country with a wide range of climates and habitats. Our island continent is home to spiders, bugs, beetles and all sorts of other creepy-crawlies not found anywhere else. Welcome to the fascinating world of Australian mini beasts.
ISBN 9781742034126
Publisher Wild Dog Books, 2016
Hope, Charles
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4209
Book of f1rsts
Eleven selections of bizarre trivia, fascinating facts, feats and world records. Categories such as Air and Space, Entertainment, Technology and Transportation are included in this eclectic collection.
ISBN 9781741696820
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Buckley, James (ed)
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Book of lies 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 Book of lies series (3 books)
Moloney, James
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13259
Book of lies, The
In the dead of night, a boy is delivered to an orphanage in a remote village. Lord Alwyn descends from the tower of the orphanage and begins reading to the unconscious boy from a special book, a mysterious book.
ISBN 9780207198311
Series Book of lies series (1 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2004
Moloney, James
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1243
Book of when, The
Useful and thoughtful information to keep you thinking. This book tells you lots of things such as when we started looking at ourselves in the mirror, when we started taking holidays and, even more interestingly, when we started to think that children are actually people.
ISBN 9780810972407
Publisher Abrams Books, 2008
Jaffe, Laura & Cointe, Francois (ill)
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9284
Book of wizards, The
Stories in this collection include Aladdin, Jack and the Wizard, Silver Penny and Two Wizards with many more.
ISBN 9780416218909
Publisher Methuen, 1982
Manning-Sanders, Ruth
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5110
Boom times and the Great Depression
Explore the fascinating story of Australia, from its ancient Indigenous past to the present day, through the biographies of significant people. Find out how these people brought important changes to Australian society through their knowledge, actions or achievements.
ISBN 9781420266214
Series Significant people in Australia's history series (6 of 9)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Barrett, Rees
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24511
Boomerang and bat
In 1868, a determined team of Aboriginal stockmen set off on a journey across the world to take on England's best cricketers. Led by star all-rounder Johnny Mullagh and wearing caps, embroidered with a boomerang and a bat, the team delighted crowds with their exceptional skills. The men were the first Australian cricket team to tour England and this is their story.
ISBN 9781743319246
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2016
Greenwood, Mark & Denton, Terry (ill)
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7103
Booms, busts and bushfires
In the last forty years, Australia has experienced a period of rapid change, with many social and political events impacting on our lives. This book covers the period from 1973, before computers and the internet existed in Australia, to the present time. Our resources have made us a rich country, but it remains to be seen how long the good times can last, before a boom turns into a bust.
ISBN 9781741697865
Series Fair dinkum series (8 of 8)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
French, Jackie & Sheehan, Peter (ill)
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9348
Boots and all
A father lost his own career as a soccer star through injury. He is determined to experience glory through his son. Unfortunately, his son has come to hate the game and the real soccer talent of the family is the boy's sister.
ISBN 9780143300359
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2003
Clark, Sherryl
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Booyooburra
The history of the Murri people of Waka Waka.
ISBN 9781875657100
Publisher Hyland House, 1993
Fogarty, Lionel
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2826
Born to bake
Rick has decided he is just average, not good, not bad, just average. When Rick discovers he is born to cook, he is no longer just average. The trouble is that his baking is now in competition with his Mum.
ISBN 9780143302261
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Gwynne, Phillip & Smith, Craig (ill)
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29362
Born to run: Cathy Freeman, my story
Cathy Freeman's own story of her childhood, her loving family and her sporting achievements. Cathy shares the personal philosophy that has led to her success and the joy she has always found in life.
ISBN 9780143302384
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2007
Freeman, Cathy
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101052
Borrowers afield, The
Having lost their home, the family must start a new life in a lost boot. Arrietty finds the outdoors exhilarating, while Homily finds it dangerous and dirty. They believe there must be other 'Borrowers' or little people out there but they don't know where.
ISBN 9780152101664
Series Borrowers series (2 of 5)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 1955
Norton, Mary
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6802
Borrowers afloat, The
Pod, Homily and Arrietty must leave the safety of their new house and venture out into the great, big world. On the way to Little Fordham, a miniature model town, they discover the world is a dangerous place for someone as small as a Borrower.
ISBN 9780152047337
Series Borrowers series (3 of 5)
Publisher Odyssey Books, 2003
Norton, Mary
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Borrowers aloft, The
The Clocks are starting their new life in Little Fordham. Unknown to them, the greedy Mr. Platter has built a rival model village. He kidnaps them for his own model. These little people must escape or remain the prisoners of huge human 'beans'.
ISBN 9780152105334
Series Borrowers series (4 of 5)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 2001
Norton, Mary
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101054
Borrowers avenged, The
The Clocks have escaped and moved from the lovely miniature village to the rectory at Little Fordham, finally reunited with relatives who are also 'Borrowers'. The terrible Platters return, as desperate as ever to capture Arietty and her family.
ISBN 9780152105303
Series Borrowers series (5 of 5)
Publisher Harcourt Children's Books, 1982
Norton, Mary
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Series Borrowers series (5 books)
Norton, Mary
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Borrowers, The
The Borrowers are human-like but only a few centimetres tall. They live under the floorboards, borrowing what they need from the 'human beans' above and sometimes placing themselves in great danger doing so.
ISBN 9780140364514
Series Borrowers series (1 of 5)
Publisher Penguin, 1993
Norton, Mary
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942
Boss of the pool
Required to accompany her mother, who works at a hostel for the disabled, Shelley is more than a little unhappy. Eventually, she chooses to teach Ben, who is mentally disabled and very fearful of the water, how to swim.
ISBN 9781862916401
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Klein, Robin
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2343
Bossy boots
Arrogant Tom is used to getting his own way, on and off the pitch. So, when he has to turn to his talented rival, Kate, for help to win a game, he learns an important lesson about pride.
ISBN 9781405245272
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (4 books)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2009
The David Beckham Academy staff
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Botanicum
This museum is open all hours. It houses an extraordinary collection of plants, from tiny algae to fascinating carnivores. Gloriously coloured fungi and lichens are here, too. Find out why some plants are green and others are not, how some plants live in water while others are suspended in mid-air, and how some plants feed on flesh. Plants give us some of our biggest, smallest, oldest and smelliest forms of life on Earth. Experience a virtual museum through this fascinating and beautiful book.
ISBN 9781783703944
Series Welcome to the Museum (4 books)
Publisher Templar Publishing, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Wills, Kathie & Scott, Katie (ill)
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64700
Boudica: the secrets of the Druids
Boudica, a young girl, living in ancient Britain, finds herself in great difficulty. The Romans have invaded, her father has been accused of murder and she doesn't know who to trust. A mysterious Druid appears in Boudica's village and she must decide whether or not to enter his murky world. She must make the right decision so that one day she can bring honour to her tribe and become their warrior queen.
ISBN 9781406312539
Series Before they were famous series (2 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Corby, Caroline
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120082
Boy from Bowral, The
Don Bradman's performances are unequalled by any batsman in the history of cricket. Read about his life from the early years playing with a makeshift bat in his Bowral backyard through to his famous bodyline series against England and his comeback after the War. Lots of statistics and illustrations.
ISBN 9781921150647
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Ingpen, Robert
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30340
Boy like me, A
Fragile and sometimes fleeting, peace can be lost and found in all of us, no matter who or where we are.
ISBN 9780733331350
Publisher ABC Books, 2013
Hathorn, Libby & Whatley, Bruce
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6097
Boy overboard
Jamal and Bibi are Afghani asylum seekers whose most precious possession is their soccer ball. They dream of being international soccer stars in a land where they don't have to worry about their ball hitting a landmine.
ISBN 9780141308388
Publisher Penguin, 2002
Gleitzman, Morris
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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 4)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2013
D'Ath, Justin
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Boy who fell off the Mayflower, The
In London, a young indentured servant, John Howland, is preparing for a sea journey to America. Religious persecution has fuelled the departure of many Pilgrims. By great good fortune, John survives falling overboard and earns his keep ashore by helping to scout a safe landing site. But, in the new land, food is scarce and living conditions are deplorable. Soon, John is forced to make a huge decision about his future.
ISBN 9781406361636
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Lynch, J P
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2735
Boy who sailed ocean in an armchair, The
Eleven year old Becket Rumsey is all at sea. In the middle of the night, his dad has run away with him and his brother, Billy. They've left everything behind, including their almost-mum, Pearl, who gives great hugs. Their father tells them they need not contact Pearl, not even to say goodbye, and that they're starting at a new school after their holiday. Becket just wants is his family to be whole again. With lots of stories, one thousand paper cranes and a snail, Beckett is determined to make his wish come true.
ISBN 9781409576327
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Williamson, Lara
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53388
Boy who swam with piranhas, The
As Stan journeys away from the life he's always known, he mingles with a carnival full of eccentric characters and meets the legendary Pancho Pirelli, the man who swims in a tank full of perilous piranhas. Will Stan be bold enough to dive in the churning waters himself and choose his own destiny.
ISBN 9780763661694
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2013
Almond, David & Jeffers, Oliver (ill)
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13297
Boy who would live forever, The
Daniel is cursed with the fate of staying twelve forever. He doesn't know how or why. For two hundred years he has coped with the joy, and more often grief, it has caused him. Then he meets Sally and her daughter, Holly. Now it really matters.
ISBN 9780143300311
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2003
Simons, Moya
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59506
Boys without names
Eleven year old Gopal and his family leave their rural Indian village to find work in the big city, Mumbai. When a stranger promises Gopal a job, he jumps at the offer. But Gopal has been deceived. In a stuffy sweatshop, he and other boys are forced to work for no money, little food and without talking. Late one night, when Gopal shares kahanis, or stories, he realises that storytelling may help their survival, and escape.
ISBN 9780061857621
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2010
Sheth, Kashmira
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130802
Boys' book: how to be the best at everything, The
An informative book that provides a diverse range of fun facts. Easy to read, interesting snippets of information including how to perform magic, get rid of hiccups or read tea leaves.
ISBN 9781921288128
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2007
Enright, Dominique & Macdonald, Guy & Catlow, Niki (ill)
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41497

New
Brambleheart
Twig is looking for who he will be in life. In the Hill, everyone studies a craft and becomes a Master's apprentice, but first you have to be good at something. Twig tries very hard in all his classes, but his imagination wanders to his favourite books or the delicious mayapples growing beyond the scavenge yard...and then, well, he loses his focus. Unsure if he'll ever amount to anything, Twig sets out on a journey to discover himself. However, instead of finding answers, he stumbles upon a dragon's egg which soon hatches. But when he learns that his secret might hurt others, he's forced to make a choice between his place in the world and the feelings in his heart. And will protecting his new friends help him discover who he is meant to be?
ISBN 9780062245441
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2016
Cole, Henry
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6981
Bravo Billy
Thirteen year old Billy is passionate about his guitar and his favourite band.
ISBN 9780207198342
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2000
Arena, Felice
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6276
Bridget, a new Australian
During the Irish potato famine, Bridget's family has been turned out of their home and their only refuge is the workhouse, where living conditions are hard and the food sparse. For Bridget and her sister, Maeve, their one chance is to take a ship to a new country and become Australians. They must survive the journey then face the many challenges that await them in a new, far away land.
ISBN 9781742990989
Series A new Australian (5 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2015
Moloney, James
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New
Bring it on
Sarah loves to crack jokes, but no one at her new school is laughing, not even her first day buddy Hanh. Even worse, no one at Milsborough West Primary surfs and that's Sarah's favourite thing in the world! Sarah is a big fan of Aussie Rules football, but she has never played. Will coach Shawna let Sarah join the Flyers and be part of the team?
ISBN 9781760409470
Publisher The Five Mile Press Pty Ltd, 2017
Stanley, Jo
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123097
Bringing home the bacons
Roger and his friend, Lucy, tour the clubs as a ventriloquist act and try to win the national quiz show, Pick the Porky.
ISBN 9780733616105
Series Francis Bacon series (3 of 4)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2003
Measday, Stephen
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Brocky's bananagram
Matt Brock and his friend write a message on a banana which is to be shipped out from his dad's plantation. What a surprise when they receive a reply.
ISBN 9781865045788
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2003
Metzenthen, David
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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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12548
Bronze and Sunflower
In China, during the Cultural Revolution, Sunflower, a young city girl, moves to the country. Life is lonely and isolated until she meets Bronze, who, unable to speak, is ostracised by the village boys. The pair becomes inseparable. When Bronze's family agrees to take Sunflower in, she is overjoyed and Bronze has got the sister he always wanted. But, life is hard and Bronze's family can barely afford to feed themselves.
ISBN 9781406348460
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Wenxuan, Cao & Wang, Helen (trans)
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4021
Bronze bird tower
Tao and Kai's journey has been long and at last they have arrived at the Dragon Haven but what they find is not the sanctuary Kai has described. Will they be unwelcome or made to leave. It seems they will be forced straight back into the clutches of the murderous nomad leader Jilong, who is intent on vengeance. They need to Kai safe. Being a Dragonkeeper is so much more difficult than Tao could have imagined. But when things are at their worst, help can come from the most unexpected places. And the least powerful can become a mighty force. Perhaps there is a place for dragons in this world after all.
ISBN 9781922179586
Series Dragonkeeper series (6 of 6)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2017
Wilkinson, Carole
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9685
Brumby Mountain
When Luke brings home a truckload of traumatised brumbies, some with horrific injuries, Jess agrees that something must be done. Jess, Luke and their friends must foil the runners and save the wild mountain horses from their cruel fate.
ISBN 9781742378633
Series Diamond Spirit series (5 of 5)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Wood, Karen
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6131
Building a Minecraft city
If you are a a Minecraft fanatic, then take your creative play to new heights. Step-by-step instructions and simple explanations for completing projects will show you how to design and build truly impressive Minecraft structures.
ISBN 9781119316411
Series Dummies Junior series (12 books)
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd, 2016
Topics / STEM /
Guthals, Sarah
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4654
Building modern Australia 1950-1975
Explore the fascinating story of Australia, from its ancient Indigenous past to the present day, through the biographies of significant people. Find out how these people brought important changes to Australian society through their knowledge, actions or achievements.
ISBN 9781420266238
Series Significant people in Australia's history series (8 of 9)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Barrett, Rees
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4638
Building your own robots
Build fun robotics projects with common household items and old toys. The projects introduce you to core robotics concepts while keeping tasks simple and easy to follow. Design and build a self-propelled vehicle, hack an old remote control car to create a motorised robot, and use simple commands to build and program a virtual robot.
ISBN 9781119302438
Series Dummies Junior series (12 books)
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd, 2016
Topics / STEM /
McComb, Gordon
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18462
Bullies, bigmouths and so-called friends
Bullies push you around, bigmouths make sarcastic comments about you and so-called friends tell your secrets. Don't feel like a loser, just build up your defences. This book shows you how.
ISBN 9780340911846
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2006
Alexander, Jenny
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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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6477
Bungawitta
The town of Bungawitta is so dry that the youngest resident, Glory-Alice, has only ever seen rain on television. The residents have to work out how to bring people to the dying town, where the sun always shines.
ISBN 9781862918337
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Rodda, Emily
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Bureau of Mysteries
George Feather lives an uneventful life. That is, until he falls down a chimney and discovers the Bureau of Mysteries, an eccentric group of investigators and codebreakers who live between the floors of a hotel. George is recruited and with his partner, Imp, must follow trails of evidence and try to crack the codes left behind by the suspects. The tricky cryptic clues must be solved in time to save the city.
ISBN 9781742752143
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Burning the bails: the story of the ashes
When Russell witnesses his mother burning wooden bails from a friendly cricket match between Australia and England, little does he know just how important that night becomes in sporting history.
ISBN 9780987313980
Publisher One Day Hill Pty Ltd, 2013
Bell, Krista & Walters, Ainsley (ill)
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Burnt stick, The
An Aboriginal boy is removed from his mother, despite her desperate efforts to disguise his fair skin by rubbing him with charcoal from a burnt stick.
ISBN 9780140369298
Publisher Penguin, 1996
Hill, Anthony & Sofilas, Mark (ill)
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Bush Christmas, A
It's Christmas in the bush and the sun burns hotly through the gums. Down the road old Rogan comes for a bite of tucker and a beer. Mum's in the kitchen cooking up a turkey and plum pudding. A famous Australian poem revisited.
ISBN 9781742032078
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2011
Dennis, C J & Huxley, Dee (ill)
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120128
Bush tucka, good tucka
An hilarious trip to the supermarket for two Aboriginal kids and their weary Nan to buy bush tucka, sees the children being both cheeky and rambunctiously helpful. Contains bush tucka recipes for banana jelly and fried scones.
ISBN 9780980359367
Publisher Indij Readers, 2007
Brown, Jan & Madden, Robert (ill)
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112369
Bush tucker
Well-organised under clear headings and well-presented information on bush tucker in Australia, what it is and where to find it, with contents, websites, a glossary and ideas for related things to do.
ISBN 9781740702973
Series Australian Library series (13 of 21)
Publisher Heinemann, 2006
Gott, Robert
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Bush tucker and medicine of the Jawoyn
Three women elders share the stories and knowledge of food and medicine from Jawoyn county and the people who live there in the Barunga and Wugularr communities.
ISBN 9781740704014
Series Living with the land series (3 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2009
Bennett, Lily; Katherine, Margaret & Ranch, Sybil & Thompson, Liz
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21624
Bush tucker and medicine of the Ndjebbana
Three senior members share the stories and knowledge of food and medicine from Maningrida (Arnhem Land) area and the Ndjebbana people who live there.
ISBN 9781740704021
Series Living with the land series (3 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2009
James, Alistair Djalolba; Bawudba, Claire & Mabbindja, Debbie & Thompson, Liz
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24773
Bush tucker and medicine of the Ngaanyatjarra lands
Five women elders share the stories and knowledge of food and medicine from the Ngaanyatjarra lands (central western deserts) and the Yarnangu people who live there.
ISBN 9781740704007
Series Living with the land series (3 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2009
Holland, Elizabeth & Watson, Dulcie & Davies, Tjingapa & Holland, Nora
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28038
Bush tucker and medicine of the Nyikina
Two elders share the stories and knowledge of food and medicine from Jarlmadangah Burru and the Nyikina people who live there.
ISBN 9781740703994
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2009
Milgin, Annie Nayina & Watson, Dadakar John & Thompson, Liz
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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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8850
Bushrangers
Interesting information about some of the more colourful characters in Australia's bushranging history.
ISBN 9781740659789
Publisher Harcourt Education Australia, 2003
Rushby, Pamela
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15060
Bushrangers, heroes, victims or villains
Read about what made people choose to become bushrangers. Readers can decide whether the bushrangers' actions made them victims, villains or heroes.
ISBN 9780731811915
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2003
Bruce, Jill B & Wade, Jan (ill)
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33951
Butterflies close up
Butterflies undergo one of the most amazing transformations experienced by any living creature. Take a closer look at these beautiful, flying insects.
ISBN 9781742033044
Publisher Wild Dog Books, 2014
Hope, Charles
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Buzzard breath & brains
The funny and moving sequel to, Swashbuckler. When the principal's prized rose garden is vandalised, Rex and Tony, get the blame. But it is a set-up, and Tony is ""making enquiries"". Rex discovers a dilemma, a new friend and even netball.
ISBN 9780702229565
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 1998
Moloney, James
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