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Cabinet of curiosities, The
When fourteen year old Lukas de Boodt is orphaned, his uncle takes him as an apprentice in Prague, a refuge for Europe's greatest alchemists and natural philosophers. The uncle is court physician to the reclusive, unstable Emperor, and also curator of his bizarre Cabinet of Curiosities, four halls full of wonders and scientific marvels. When Lucas learns of a sinister plot, his life is in great danger.
ISBN 9781408800461
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2010
Dowswell, Paul
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Caddy ever after
Saffy and Rose have a near death experience on the moors involving a party balloon. Indigo is trying to sort out everybody's love life including his own. More importantly, Caddy has found true love and is about to marry and live happily ever after. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780340903155
Series Casson family series (4 of 5)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
McKay, Hilary
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Caesar's last breath
Each moment, we inhale and exhale sextillions of different molecules. Some of these molecules are undoubtedly the same molecules exhaled by Julius Caesar, the long extinct dinousaurs, and even some of the perfume molecules from Cleopatra. This book tells the story of our atmosphere, what it is made of, and how it came to be this way. Even though the science can be incredibly complex, the author clearyly explains just enough and in an entertaining way.
ISBN 9781784162931
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2017
Topics / Biography /
Kean, Sam
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Call of the wild
Buck is a family pet and life is good in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But, one day, a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger as a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survival. This is a classic story of cruelty, kindness and survival in a harsh environment.
ISBN 9780192728012
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2008
London, Jack
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Came back to show you I could fly
Eleven year old Seymour meets Angie, who is older and beautiful, a dream girl. Seymour is unaware that Angie is a drug addict. Their friendship, and the revelation of this secret, changes both their lives. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780140342543
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Klein, Robin
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Camel rider
Set in the panic and confusion of a wartime attack, two boys from different cultures must rely on each other to survive in the desert. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780143300823
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2004
Mason, Prue
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Camel who crossed Australia, The
Bell Sing the camel has come from Pakistan to accompany Burke and Wills as they attempt to cross Australia from south to north, but Bell Sing yearns for water and freedom on a tough journey.
ISBN 9780732285432
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
French, Jackie
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Can I touch your hair?
Two young children from different racial and cultural backgrounds are asked to collaborate on a set of poems. They write about lots of different subjects showing their very different perspectives on issues such as religion, identity and friendship, finally coming to some kind of understanding of each other and the world they live in.
ISBN 9781512404425
Publisher Carolrhoda Books, 2018
Latham, Irene & Walters, Charles & Allko, Selina & Qualls, Sean
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Can you keep a secret
An historical, political thriller set in Melbourne during the Depression in the 1930s. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780525458401
Publisher Dutton Children's Books, 2001
Pausacker, Jenny
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Candle for Saint Antony, A
An intense story about the developing, close relationship between Justin, an Australian boy, and Rudi, a sensitive boy from Austria. Their emotional interdependence causes trouble in their peer group as others question the nature of the relationship. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780340605479
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1993
Spence, Eleanor
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Candles at dawn
An in-depth study of Gallipoli and what it meant to Australia, New Zealand and Turkey. A lesson in how futile war can be and the improbability of war if people from both sides really knew each other.
ISBN 9780956935274
Publisher Limelight Press, 2004
Ural, Serpil
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Candyfloss
Floss has a special bond with her penniless father with whom she shares a humorous relationship. By ignoring the teasing from her peers, she is able to discover true friendship.
ISBN 9780385608374
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2006
Wilson, Jacqueline
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Caraval
Scarlett has never left the tiny isle of Trisda, pining from afar for the wonder of Caraval, a once-a-year week-long performance where the audience participates in the show. Caraval is Magic. Mystery. Adventure. And for Scarlett and her beloved sister Tella it represents freedom and an escape from their ruthless, abusive father. When the sisters' long-awaited invitations to Caraval finally arrive, it seems their dreams have come true. But no sooner have they arrived than Tella vanishes, kidnapped by the show's mastermind organiser, Legend. Scarlett has been told that everything that happens during Caraval is only an elaborate performance. But nonetheless she quickly becomes enmeshed in a dangerous game of love, magic and heartbreak. And real or not, she must find Tella before the game is over, and her sister disappears forever. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781473629158
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2017
Garber, Stephanie
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Cardboard palace, A
Jorge is from Romania. When he was very young, his parents sold him to Bill, a controller, who keeps Jorge in a small hut in a shanty town on the outskirts of Paris with other children. Jorge is forced to steal to stay alive and to give everything to Bill. When Jorge meets Australian chef Ricky, he finally has hope of redemption. But he must also save his friends Ada and Gino, before Bill finds out.
ISBN 9781925227253
Publisher MidnightSun Publishing, 2017
Webster, Allayne L.
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Cardturner, The
Alton's girlfriend has dumped him, he has no money and no job, so it looks like a long summer holiday ahead. Then he is asked to drive his old, blind and sick uncle to play bridge. His parents are desperate for him to get in his uncle's good books, but Alton soon finds himself enjoying his uncle's company, as well as playing bridge.
ISBN 9781408808511
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2011
Sachar, Louis
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Carnage
One missing, presumed dead. Two in trouble with the law. Only four remain to solve the Second Sign. The DARE Award winners Yasmin, Zander, Andy, Dylan, JJ, Isabel and Mila have been caught in a deadly battle of wits with a mysterious enemy who isn't afraid to kill. Too late, they learned that the First Sign predicted catastrophic attacks which have left Egypt in chaos. Yasmin is missing. Many more lives are at stake. With Andy and Dylan in police custody in LA, can the remaining four DARE winners unravel the Second Sign seven new symbols and stop The Signmakers destructive plan before the countdown ends? If you could be a hero, would you DARE? Seven Signs. Seven days to save the world.
ISBN 9781743628027
Series The Seven signs series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Adams, Michael
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Caro was here
One match, one chance, she thinks. Make it count. Skipping school to lead a group of friends - and enemies - on an adult-free excursion to an island in Sydney Harbour is Caro's idea of a twelfth birthday outing. Marooned overnight? She can handle that too. But the challenges multiply. They're not alone on the island, and Caro must save her friends from life-threatening danger.
ISBN 9781922244833
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Farrelly, Elizabeth
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Carrie's war
Carrie is evacuated to a Welsh mining town during the bombing raids on British cities in World War II.
ISBN 9780198312956
Publisher Oxford University Press, 1997
Bawden, Nina
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Carry on
Simon Snow might be the worst Chosen One ever, at least according to his roommate, Baz. And Baz might be evil and a vampire, but he could also be right. Most of the time, Simon can't make his wand work, he mostly can't find his mentor, and there's a magic-eating monster causing mayhem. Baz would be loving it, except he hasn't even bothered to come back to school for the final year. Carry On is a ghost story, a love story and a mystery. You think you've read this book before, but you haven't. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781250135025
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2016
Rowell, Rainbow
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Case of the bizarre bouquets, The
When Sherlock Holmes' right-hand man, Dr Watson, goes missing everyone is in shock. Enola Holmes, Sherlock's sister, is determined to investigate and find Watson. With her knowledge of floral language, she notices the arrangements delivered to Mrs Watson are symbols for death. Enola is a resourceful sleuth who needs to use her courage, wits, and cunning to solve the mystery before it is too late, all the while avoiding discovery by her brother.
ISBN 9781760637415
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Springer, Nancy
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Case of the cryptic crinoline, The
Enola Holmes's lonely London days are shaken up when her dear landlady, Mrs. Tupper, is kidnapped! As Enola pursues clues in her search for Mrs. Tupper, she finds that Florence Nightingale and her own brother - Sherlock Holmes - are involved. Soon Enola finds herself jumping out of windows, deciphering a mysterious code, and putting her hidden dagger to use - and she won't rest until poor Mrs. Tupper is safe at home!
ISBN 9781760637422
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Springer, Nancy
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Case of the diamond shadow, The
Daisy and George find themselves caught up in a world of mystery and glamour when they try to unmask the jewel thief before it's too late.
ISBN 9780733323300
Publisher ABC Books, 2008
Masson, Sophie
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Case of the disappearing duchess, The
As Enola searches for the missing Lady Blanchefleur del Campo, she discovers that her brother Sherlock is just as diligently searching for Enola herself. He needs her help to decipher a message from their long-lost mother. Sherlock, Enola, and their brother, Mycroft, must solve a triple mystery: What has happened to their mother? And to Lady Blanchefleur? And what does either have to do with Mycroft, who holds Enola's future in his hands?
ISBN 9781760637439
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Springer, Nancy
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Case of the left-handed lady, The
Enola is hiding from her brothers in London. Her mother is still missing, from book one, and while she is trying to work out what has happened to her mother, she hears about the disappearance of a young girl and knows that her bag of tricks, so well developed thanks to the lessons provided by observing her big brother, will help her solve the case.
ISBN 9781760637392
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Springer, Nancy
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Case of the missing marquess, The
If you love a mystery and know who Sherlock Holmes is, then you will love this story of his lesser known 14 year old sister, Enola. When her mother vanishes, she calls on her older brothers to help her solve the mystery. However, instead of helping, they start talking about ridiculous things like needlepoint lessons and new frocks. Enola realises she will need to disappear herself if she is going to find her mother.
ISBN 9781760637385
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Springer, Nancy
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Case of the peculiar pink fan, The
Enola is thrown into a tailspin when she receives a desperate message from her old friend, Lady Cecily. Enola knows she must help her friend before it's too late - but she doesn't know how! This complicated case has Enola hunting down clues all over London until she finally discovers the awful truth: Lady Cecily is being held prisoner! Enola must risk her own freedom and join forces with her brother, the famed Sherlock Holmes, to free Cecily. Can Enola trust her brother, and can they save Cecily in time?
ISBN 9781760637408
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2019
Springer, Nancy
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Cassandra's sister
In Austen's society, there are two outcomes to love. Either your heart is broken or your love is returned leading to a lifetime of child-bearing and preserve-making. Find out whether Jane Austen ever met her real life Mr Darcey. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781844281473
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Bennett, Veronica
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Casson family series
Any three 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 Casson family series (5 books)
McKay, Hilary
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Castle of Llyr
It's time for Eilonwy, Princess of the Royal House of Llyr, to become a lady, although she'd much rather seek adventures with pig-keeper, Taran. With his faithful companions, Taran must negotiate the lair of the giant cat, Llyan, and the cavern of the King of Stones in his quest to win back Eilonwy before he loses her to the feeble Prince Rhun or, worse still, to the clutches of the evil enchantress, Achren.
ISBN 9781409515074
Series The Chronicles of Prydain series (3 of 5)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2011
Alexander, Lloyd
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Cat at the wall, The
On Israeli's West Bank, a cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house that has just been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empty until the cat realises that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. This is no ordinary cat and she wonders what to do. When the boy's teacher comes looking for him, tensions rise quickly and, as Israeli tanks approach, the cat realises she must diffuse the situation.
ISBN 9781760112448
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2014
Ellis, Deborah
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Cat dreamer, The
When visitors arrive in Quentaris and stay, dark and strange rumours of sacrifice emerge and people start disappearing. Igorik, with the help of a mysterious cat, takes it upon himself to investigate.
ISBN 9780734407627
Series Quentaris chronicles series (9 of 28)
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Carmody, Isobelle
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Cat kin, The
Ben and Tiffany overcome their own problems when they take on the human vermin of London using their amazing martial arts skills. These skills, learnt from the unnervingly cat-like and unlikely Mrs Powell, come from an age of cat-worship.
ISBN 9780571234813
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2007
Green, Nick
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Cat on the island
The true story of David and his father who came to Stephens Island, a remote and pristine New Zealand island, in 1894. They built a lighthouse to protect ships, chopping down the trees and demolishing the habitat of the birds. But worse than that, they also brought their pregnant cat and the island's tiny flightless wrens were wiped out in less than two years.
ISBN 9780207200700
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Crew, Gary & Warden, Gillian (ill)
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Catalyst, The
For eighteen years, the world has been divided into the magically Gifted and the non-magical Ashkind. Rose Elmsworth's identity is far more dangerous. At fifteen, she has earned herself a place alongside her father in the Department, a brutal law-enforcement organisation, run by the Gifted to control the Ashkind. But, an old enemy is threatening to start a catastrophic war and Rose faces a challenging choice and a test of her loyalties. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781444794670
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2015
Coggan, Helena
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Catch a falling star
It's 1979 and the sky is falling. Skylab, that is. Somewhere high above Frankie Avery, one of the world's first space stations is tumbling to Earth. And rushing back with it are old memories. Things twelve-year-old Frankie thought she'd forgotten. Things her mum won't talk about, and which her little brother Newt never knew. Only ... did he? Does he? Because as Skylab circles closer, Newt starts acting strangely. And while the world watches the sky, Frankie keeps her own eyes on Newt. Because if anyone's going to keep him safe, it's her. It always has been. But maybe this is something bigger than splinters and spiders and sleepwalking. Maybe a space station isn't the only thing heading straight for calamity.
ISBN 9781925381207
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
McKinlay, Meg
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Catch the Zolt
Dom's family owe an ancient debt to a secretive organisation known simply as The Debt. Now that Dom is 15, it is his turn to make the six Instalments required from each Silvagni male or sacrifice a pound of flesh in payment. Dom's first challenge is to catch the Zolt, a 17-year-old Facebook bandit who has a penchant for stealing light aircraft from wealthy Gold Coast residents.
ISBN 9781742378442
Series The debt series (1 of 6)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Gwynne, Phillip
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Catching Teller Crow
Nothing's been the same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is the only one who can see and hear her - and he's drowning in grief. But now they have a mystery to solve together. Who is Isobel Catching, and what's her connection to the fire that killed a man? What happened to the people who haven't been seen since the fire? As Beth unravels the mystery, she finds a shocking story lurking beneath the surface of a small town, and a friendship that lasts beyond one life and into another. Told in two unforgettable voices, this gripping novel interweaves themes of grief, colonial history, violence, love and family. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781760631628
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Kwaymullina, Ambelin & Kwaymullina, Ezekiel
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Catfishing on CatNet
I know quite a lot about people. Let's start with you. Obviously, I know where you live. I know where you are right now. I know where you buy your clothes and where you eat for lunch. I know what all your fandoms are, who your OTPs are and where you wish you could go on vacation. Lots of people have gadgets that pretend to be an AI. Those gadgets are listening all the time, day and night to everything people say around it. They're not really AIs. But if they listen to you, then so can I. I know you all so well. And sometimes... Sometimes I wish somebody knew me. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781250165084
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2019
Kritzer, Naomi
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Catherine, called Birdy
Set in the Middle Ages, Catherine objects to marrying the rich suitors her father has arranged for her to meet.
ISBN 9780330397797
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2001
Cushman, Karen
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Catherine, the great journey, Russia 1743
At fourteen, Prussian princess, Sophia, became Catherine the Great through an arranged marriage. Sophia writes about her home situation, the hardships of travel to Russia, her efforts to please the empress and her engagement.
ISBN 9780439253857
Series Royal diaries series (20 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Gregory, Kristiana
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Catwoman: Soulstealer
When the Bat's away, the Cat will play. It's time to see how many lives this cat really has . . . Two years after escaping Gotham City's slums, Selina Kyle returns as the mysterious and wealthy Holly Vanderhees. She quickly discovers that with Batman off on a vital mission, Batwing is left to hold back the tide of notorious criminals. Gotham City is ripe for the taking. Meanwhile, Luke Fox wants to prove he has what it takes to help people in his role as Batwing. He targets a new thief on the prowl who seems cleverer than most. She has teamed up with Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn, and together they are wreaking havoc. This Catwoman may be Batwing's undoing. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780141386898
Publisher Penguin, 2018
Maas, Sarah J
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Cay, The
A classic story of race relations, shipwrecks and survival when a young boy and an older man find themselves stranded on an isolated cay in the middle of the ocean.
ISBN 9780140366204
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1995
Taylor, Theodore
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Chains
This story follows two very different battles for independence, that of slave girl, Isabel, and the American War of Independence. Presents a realistic view of prejudice and slavery in 18th century America and includes some violence. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780747598657
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2008
Anderson, Laurie Halse
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Chalkline
It's an ordinary morning at school in rural Kashmir when the silence of dawn prayers is ripped apart by gunfire. Freedom Fighters are raiding his village and Rafiq is the first boy to cross the chalkline into a life of brutality and violence. Rafiq's memory of his family has been all but obliterated by his forced training, indoctrination and terrorist actions and is unrecognisable as the boy who left the village. Includes violence. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781406315172
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Mitchell, Jane
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Champion & other stories, The
Helen Sykes has combined a selection of stories by some of Australia's best-known authors. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781875695621
Publisher Phoenix Education, 2003
Sykes, Helen (ed)
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Change of heart
Talented Mack loves being in her band at her city high school. She lives between houses - either with her dad and his annoying girlfriend or her easygoing mum. During the holidays, she also loves spending time with her beloved grandmother, riding horses and baking at her country farm. In this pick a path story, you get to make Mack's decisions for her. Potential romance and friendship, break-ups and make-ups lie in store - you have the power to choose, and then choose again!
ISBN 9781760502522
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2019
Weetman, Nova
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Change the locks
Steven has to assume much of the responsibility for his little brother when his young mother can't cope. Steven's fears, and the memories that accompany them, are explained as he becomes closer to his mother. Some strong language in context.
ISBN 9780143301721
Publisher Penguin, 2005
French, Simon
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Changeover, The
Laura has premonitions and senses what is about to happen. She is encouraged to 'change over' and become a witch so that she can help save her brother from an evil spirit. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780007155019
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2003
Mahy, Margaret
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Changing gear
Merrick Hilton has done a runner. On his postie bike. With his swag and a need to clear his head before the HSC. He plays his parents and hits the road. But there's no telling how he'll handle life's potholes when things don't go as planned. Thankfully Victor - an old bloke he meets on the road - knows a bit about broken postie bikes, and broken hearts. Will Victor, Merrick, and the dog survive road-kill, the kindness of strangers, a rave, mindless violence and unexpected romance? There's only one way to find out. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781760631468
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2018
Gardner, Scot
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Changing stories
A collection of different versions of folk and fairy stories designed to encourage secondary students to consider different points of view and the ways stories can change over time.
ISBN 9781875136018
Publisher Chalkface Press, 1990
Mellor, Bronwyn & Hemming, Judith & Leggett, Jane
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Chanters of Tremaris series
Any three 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 Chanters of Tremaris series (4 books)
Constable, Kate
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Charmed life
Everyone says that Gwendolyn Chant is a gifted witch with astonishing powers, so it suits her enormously when she is taken to live in Chrestomanci Castle. Her brother, Eric, better known as Cat, is not so keen for he has no talent for magic at all.
ISBN 9780007118519
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2001
Jones, Diana Wynne
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Chasing the valley
Danika Glynn is used to struggling to survive. When the tyrannous king launches an attack on her city, she risks her life in a daring escape and joins a crew of refugees, who seek Magnetic Valley, a legendary safe haven. Danika also grapples with her burgeoning magical abilities and, when she meets the mysterious Lukas, she must balance her feelings against her crew's safety.
ISBN 9781742759548
Series Chasing the valley series (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2013
Melki-Wegner, Skye
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Chasing the valley series
Any three 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 Chasing the valley series (3 books)
Melki-Wegner, Skye
No book cover.
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Chasing the valley: Borderlands
Danika and her crew of escaped refugees are seeking the safety of the Magnetic Valley and trying to evade the king's most lethal hunter. They must cross the smugglers' territory, the Borderlands, which are lawless and steeped in ancient magic. When one of the crew is badly wounded, Danika seeks the smugglers' help and accepts a bargain that might prove deadly. But, it is Lukas who hides the most dangerous secret.
ISBN 9781742759562
Series Chasing the valley series (2 of 3)
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2014
Melki-Wegner, Skye
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Chasing the valley: Skyfire
Danika Glynn and her crew of refugees finally reach the Magnetic Valley. But, they don't know whether it will provide the safe refuge and land of freedom they imagine. When a runaway girl is shot down before their eyes, Danika and her friends realise that this new land is no paradise. They must try to fit in at all costs, even if revealing their secrets will mean a death sentence.
ISBN 9780857981721
Series Chasing the valley series (3 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Melki-Wegner, Skye
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Chat room
Sam is thirteen and has recently moved from Sydney to Melbourne with her high powered, busy parents. She has started at a new school and feels lonely and isolated. Sam logs onto chat rooms for company and begins a friendship with Chatman, a charming seventeen year old. But, Chatman is not what he seems and the developing friendship takes a sinister turn. Addresses contemporary problems associated with the anonymity of chat rooms and internet predators. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780764228230
Publisher Micklind enterprises, 2006
Biggs, Barbara
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Child of the May
A revolt against King John's rule, with characters including Robin Hood and his men.
ISBN 9780440415770
Publisher Yearling, 2000
Tomlinson, Theresa
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Children of blood and bone
Under the orders of a ruthless king, anyone with powers was targeted and killed, leaving Zelie without a mother and her people without hope. Only a few people remain with the power to use magic, and they must remain hidden. Zelie is one such person. Now she has a chance to bring back magic to her people and strike against the monarchy. With the help of a rogue princess, Zelie must learn to harness her powers and outrun the crown prince, who is hell-bent on eradicating magic for good. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781509871353
Publisher MacMillan, 2018
Adeyemi, Tomi
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Children of the lost, The
Mark and Lily have been banished from Agora, the ancient city-state where everything is for sale, memories, emotions and even children. Lost and alone they discover Giseth, a seemingly perfect land where everyone is equal and possessions are unknown. Lily believes they will find the secret of their entwined destiny. But paradise comes at a price.
ISBN 9780141330129
Publisher Penguin, 2010
Whitley, David
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Children of Willesden lane, The: A true story of hope and survival during World War II
A story about the strength of one young girl separated from her family during the 2nd World War and sent to live with strangers in England. While the war drags on over years and Lisa dreams of seeing her family again she clings to the one gift her mother told her to never loose, her music. Lisa's piano playing would go on and brighten the lives of all those around her in the darkest of times and her story reminds us not just of the power of music, but of the amazing resilience and humbling kindness of the human spirit. For anyone who enjoyed The Diary of Anne Frank.
ISBN 9781760630805
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2017
Golabek, Mona & Cohen, Lee
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Children's house of Belsen, The
A true account of the author's time spent as a prisoner in Belsen concentration camp, 1943-1945. The fear and uncertainty of the time are depicted simply, focusing on the positives not just the horrors associated with this period and place. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781863682527
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2001
Verolme, Hetty
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China coin, The
The horror of Tiannaman Square confronts Leah when she is searching for her ancient links in China.
ISBN 9780140347531
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Baillie, Allan
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China: land of dragons and emperors
Paper, gunpowder, silk, porcelain, stirrups for riding horses and many other wonderful and extraordinary things were first used in China. Read about the rise and fall of dynasties, the superstitions and beliefs of the people and the famous people who are part of the great story of China.
ISBN 9781741754674
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Mah, Adeline Yen
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Chinese Cinderella
The plight of a young girl who, because of traditional Chinese beliefs, is rejected by her family at birth. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780141304878
Publisher Penguin, 1999
Mah, Adeline Yen
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Chinese Cinderella and the secret dragon society
A young girl is thrown out of her home by her cruel stepmother onto the dangerous streets of Shanghai. She takes refuge in a Martial Arts Academy and becomes part of a new family. A secret mission changes her life dramatically. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781865088655
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Mah, Adeline Yen
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Chinese Cinderella: the mystery of the Song Dynasty painting
Following a fall, and in hospital where Chinese Cinderella sees a copy of an ancient painting. She is haunted by vivid dreams that seem strange, yet somehow familiar, recalling a life lived eight hundred years ago during the Song Dynasty. Hypnosis is used, leaving open the concept of reincarnation.
ISBN 9781741146363
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Mah, Adeline Yen
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Chosen ones
What happens when you've saved the world and now you have to go back to being an ordinary person? What happens if saving the world has left you with significant trauma and you find ordinary life hard to live? What happens if 15 years after saving the world the evil reappears and you are called upon once more to be the hero? Can you do it all again? Are you strong enough? Are you sane enough?
ISBN 9781529330243
Publisher Hachette Australia, 2020
Roth, Veronica
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Christmas carol, A
It is the 24th of December and mean, old Ebenezer Scrooge sits in his freezing office, refusing to acknowledge that it's Christmas. But, that night, the miser has a terrifying visitor, his dead business partner, Marley, who comes to warn that the ghosts from Scrooge's past, present and future are about to arrive.
ISBN 9780141031736
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 2007
Dickens, Charles
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Christopher Columbus: the voyage that saved the world
Christopher Columbus made the voyage that, for better and worse, changed history. Born in the bustling port city of Genoa, Italy, Columbus fell in love with the sea and spent his youth learning all he could about steering and navigating a ship. Dreaming of wealth and fame, he believed he could find a new route to the Indies by sailing westward.
ISBN 9781402744075
Series Sterling biographies series (4 of 29)
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2008
Berne, Emma Carlson
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Chronicles of ancient darkness series
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Series Chronicles of ancient darkness series (5 books)
Various
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Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 1: eighth grade bites
Thirteen year old Vladimir Tod is half human and half vampire. Only two people know his secret, his best friend, Henry, and his mother's friend, Nelly, who raised him after the death of his parents in a mysterious house fire. Vlad finds his father's diary and realises that his parents were murdered, and that he may be next in line. Includes vampiric violence. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780143205142
Series Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series (1 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Brewer, Heather
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Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 2: ninth grade slays
By the start of the second book, Vlad knows that the strange newcomer to town, Otis, was really a vampire and also his uncle. Otis has gone away, leaving Vlad to practise his increasing vampiric skills. Life at Bathory High School has its downsides but Vlad still has his best friend, Henry, to watch his back. Includes vampiric violence. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780143205159
Series Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series (2 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Brewer, Heather
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Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 3: tenth grade bleeds
Vlad has just discovered he may be the Pravus, destined to rule over vampires. Life at Bathory High School is getting complicated. D'Ablo wants his father's journal and he is being stalked by Ignatius, a bounty hunter, who seeks his death. As well, Vlad's best friend, Henry, is angry and backing away from him. Vampiric violence included. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780143205166
Series Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series (3 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Brewer, Heather
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Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 4: eleventh grade burns
Vladimir discovers that it will be his reluctant destiny to wreak havoc on humans. Life at Bathory High School becomes more complicated as Eddie Poe attempts to 'out' Vlad as a vampire in the school newspaper. Vlad is gaining super strength and is the target of Dorian, a powerful vampire, and D'Ablo who wishes to usurp his position. Includes vampiric violence. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780143205173
Series Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series (4 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Brewer, Heather
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Chronicles of Vladimir Tod 5: twelfth grade kills
In the final book in this series, Vlad Tod is about to turn eighteen and his destiny as Pravus awaits him. He is determined to use his powers for good, in defiance of a prophecy which foretells a massacre at his hands. Although not all the characters emerge unscathed, readers will enjoy the suspense and action. Includes vampiric violence. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780525422242
Series Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series (5 of 5)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2010
Brewer, Heather
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Series Chronicles of Vladimir Tod series (5 books)
Brewer, Heather
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Cicada
Cicada tell story. Story good. Story simple. Story even human can understand. Tok Tok Tok!
ISBN 9780734418630
Publisher Lothian Books, 2018
Tan, Shaun
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Cinder
CINDER, a gifted mechanic in New Beijing, and she's also a cyborg. She's reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister's sudden illness. But when her life becomes entwined with the handsome Prince Kai's, she finds herself at the centre of a violent struggle between the desires of an evil queen - and a dangerous temptation. Cinder is caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal. Now she must uncover secrets about her mysterious past in order to protect Earth's future.
ISBN 9780141340135
Series Lunar Chronicles series (1 of 6)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2012
Meyer, Marissa
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City of ashes
Clary Fray is dragged deeper into New York's terrifying underworld of werewolves, demons and the mysterious Shadowhunters. Discovering the truth about her past was only the start and now the fate of the world rests on Clary's shoulders. She must master her new-found powers and control her feelings for a boy who can never be more than a friend. Graphic violence relating to humans, vampires and werewolves. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781406318494
Series Mortal instruments series (2 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2008
Clare, Cassandra
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City of bones
It's after dark in New York and Clary Fray is seeing things. She has witnessed a stabbing but the victim vanishes. Clary discovers she can see supernatural beings that no one else can. She is drawn into an invisible war between ancient forces and the secretive Shadowhunters. She learns that her mother is mysteriously connected to these strange events. Graphic violence relating to humans, vampires and werewolves. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781406307627
Series Mortal instruments series (1 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2007
Clare, Cassandra
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City of fallen angels
Simon is having trouble adjusting to his new life as a vampire, especially now that he hardly sees Clary, who is caught up in training to be a Shadowhunter. Simon decides he needs a break and heads out of the city, only to discover that sinister events are following him. Realising that the war they thought they'd won might not yet be over, Simon has to call on his Shadowhunter friends to save the day. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781406328660
Series Mortal instruments series (4 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Clare, Cassandra
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City of glass
Amid the chaos of war, the Shadowhunters must decide whether to fight with or against the vampires, werewolves and other Downworlders. Jace and Clary's feelings have deepened and they must decide whether to pursue the love that they know is forbidden. Includes graphic violence relating to humans, vampires and werewolves. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781406322873
Series Mortal instruments series (3 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Clare, Cassandra
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City of gold and lead, The
Will, Beanpole and Henry have managed to escape the Tripods. But, instead of living in safety, in the small community of free people, they have chosen to embark upon a mission that may cost them their lives.
ISBN 9780020427018
Series Tripods series (3 of 4)
Publisher Simon Pulse, 1988
Christopher, John
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City of heavenly fire
Sebastian Morgenstern is on the move, systematically turning Shadowhunter against Shadowhunter. Bearing the Infernal Cup, he transforms Shadowhunters into creatures out of nightmare, tearing apart families and lovers as the ranks of his Endarkened army swell. The embattled Shadowhunters withdraw to Idris - but not even the famed demon towers of Alicante can keep Sebastian at bay. And with the Nephilim trapped in Idris, who will guard the world against demons? When one of the greatest betrayals the Nephilim have ever known is revealed, Clary, Jace, Isabelle, Simon, and Alec must flee - even if their journey takes them deep into the demon realms, where no Shadowhunter has set foot before, and from which no human being has ever returned... Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781481426305
Series Mortal instruments series (6 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2014
Clare, Cassandra
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City of lost souls
What price is too high to pay, even for love? When Jace and Clary meet again, Clary is horrified to discover that the demon Lilith's magic has bound her beloved Jace together with her evil brother Sebastian, and that Jace has become a servant of evil. The Clave is out to destroy Sebastian, but there is no way to harm one boy without destroying the other. As Alec, Magnus, Simon, and Isabelle wheedle and bargain with Seelies, demons, and the merciless Iron Sisters to try to save Jace, Clary plays a dangerous game of her own. The price of losing is not just her own life, but Jace's soul. Shea is willing to do anything for Jace, but can she still trust him? Or is he truly lost? Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781442416864
Series Mortal instruments series (5 of 6)
Publisher Margaret K McElderry, 2012
Clare, Cassandra
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City of orphans trilogy series
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Series City of orphans trilogy series (3 books)
Jinks, Catherine
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City, The
A woman takes her only child to live in seclusion so that he should be spared the terrible things that happen in life. She cares for him and is happy. But, one moonless night she dies. The art is sombre but highly original. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781742371429
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2010
Greder, Armin
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Clair de lune
Clair-de-Lune has lived with her grandmother since her mother died. She lives a sheltered life until she meets Bonaventure, a brave talking mouse, who takes Clair-de-Lune on adventures of which she had only dreamed.
ISBN 9780143300007
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Golds, Cassandra
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Clancy of the Overflow
From Australia's best-loved storyteller comes the final book in the bestselling Matilda Saga This is the story of our nation, told in a single sweeping love story Jed Kelly has finally persuaded her great aunt Nancy to tell the story of her grandparents. The tale that unfolds is one of Australia's greatest romances, that of Clancy of the Overflow, who gave up everything for Rose, the woman he adored, and yet still gained all he'd left and more.
ISBN 9781460754771
Series Matilda saga series (9 of 5)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2019
French, Jackie
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Clancy of the Undertow
In a dead-end town like Barwen, sixteen year old Clancy feels like a freak. She has a dysfunctional family, a real interest in Nature Club and a big crush on the local hot girl. Then, her dad is involved in a smash that kills two teenagers and the family must deal with the hostile town. Clancy meets someone who might become a friend and Sasha starts to show what may be a romantic interest. This is the summer when Clancy has to figure out just who she is. Adult themes, language. Usually read by years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781925240405
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2016
Currie, Christopher
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Clariel
Clariel, the daughter of one of the most notable families in the Old Kingdom, dreams of a simple life. But, there's a dangerous Free Magic creature loose in the city, her parents want her to marry a killer and a plot is brewing against the old King Orrikan. Clariel finds hidden sorcery within herself, yet it is magic that carries great dangers. She must avoid the temptation of power to escape marriage and save the King.
ISBN 9780061561559
Series Old kingdom series (4 of 5)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2014
Nix, Garth
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Clash of the sky galleons
Quint is travelling with his father, Wind Jackal, on a mission to track down and bring to justice Turbot Smeal, the man who started the fire that killed their family. Wind Jackal is consumed by his desire to capture Smeal and his judgement is flawed. His actions endanger the lives of his crew and his son.
ISBN 9780385607216
Series The Edge chronicles series (9 of 11)
Publisher Doubleday, 2006
Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris (ill)
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Cleopatra VII: daughter of the Nile, Egypt 57BC
In an elegantly written royal diary, Cleopatra VII has recorded every rich detail from her tumultuous times including her frightening escape and the men that she loved.
ISBN 9780590819756
Series Royal diaries series (20 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Gregory, Kristiana
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Cleopatra: Egypt's last and greatest queen
At once daring, clever, smart, rich, determined and rash, Cleopatra is one of history's most fascinating figures. Find out about the traditions and infighting of the Ptolemy Dynasty into which she was born, the role of women in ancient Egypt and how she ascended to, and maintained her place, on the throne.
ISBN 9781402757105
Series Sterling biographies series (24 of 29)
Publisher Sterling Publishing Co, 2009
Blackaby, Susan
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Climb a lonely hill
A prospecting holiday turns into a struggle for survival for two children when their car crashes in an isolated place in the bush, killing their uncle.
ISBN 9780006715962
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1984
Norman, Lilith
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Clockill and the thief, The
Sin is dying. He has been poisoned by his blue blood. The traitor who poisoned him has escaped and is set on revenge. The Covert Operations Group (COG) tasks Sin, his friend Zonda Chubb and their frenemy Velvet Von Darque with recapturing the traitor WHATEVER THE COST. They must battle skypirates and the terrifying CLOCKILL to complete their mission. Can Sin survive long enough to save his friends, himself and the day?
ISBN 9781760651206
Publisher Walker Books, 2019
Ward, Gareth
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Clockwork angel
Miss Tessa Gray, tricked into the clutches of the Dark Sisters preparing her for an evil destiny with The Magister, begins a nightmarish adventure as she tries to rescue her weak brother, Nate. Set in a 19th century London world of vampires, warlocks, shadowhunters and terror, where nothing is as it seems. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781406328813
Series Infernal devices NEW SERIES 2020 (1 of 3)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Clare, Cassandra
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Clockwork Prince
In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray has at last found safety with the Shadowhunters. But that safety proves fleeting when rogue forces in the Clave plot to see her protector, Charlotte, replaced as head of the Institute. If Charlotte loses her position, Tessa will be out on the street, and easy prey for the mysterious Magister, who wants to use Tessa's powers for his own dark ends. With the help of the handsome, self-destructive Will and the fiercely devoted Jem, Tessa discovers that the Magister's war on the Shadowhunters is deeply personal. He blames them for a long-ago tragedy that shattered his life. To unravel the secrets of the past, the trio journeys from mist-shrouded Yorkshire to a manor house that holds untold horrors, from the slums of London to an enchanted ballroom where Tessa discovers that the truth of her parentage is more sinister than she had imagined. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781481456012
Series Infernal devices NEW SERIES 2020 (2 of 3)
Publisher Walker Books, 2015
Clare, Cassandra
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Clockwork princess
A net of shadows begins to tighten around the Shadowhunters of the London Institute. Mortmain plans to use his Infernal Devices, an army of pitiless automatons, to destroy the Shadowhunters. He needs only one last item to complete his plan: he needs Tessa Gray. Charlotte Branwell, head of the London Institute, is desperate to find Mortmain before he strikes. But when Mortmain abducts Tessa, the boys who lay equal claim to her heart, Will and Jem, will do anything to save her. As those who love Tessa rally to rescue her from Mortmain's clutches, Tessa realizes that the only person who can save her is herself. But can a single girl, even one who can command the power of angels, face down an entire army? The tangled threads of love and loss intertwine as the Shadowhunters are pushed to the very brink of destruction in the breathtaking conclusion to the Infernal Devices trilogy. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781481456036
Series Infernal devices NEW SERIES 2020 (3 of 3)
Publisher Walker Books, 2013
Clare, Cassandra
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Close to the wind
A war torn country, a town that is burning. Ten year old Malik's mother has been missing for days, his home has become unrecognisable and the grandfather he hardly knows is insisting they leave on the final ship, to a country promising safety and a new life. When Papa meets two old friends, he makes a deal that could save them. But, this is only the beginning of the journey for Malik. If he is to escape, he will need all his courage, his sense of right and wrong, and a magic trick that he must practice until it's perfect.
ISBN 9781910200179
Publisher David Fickling Books, 2015
Topics / Displacement /
Walter, Jon
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Cloudwish
For sixteen year old scholarship student Van Uoc Phan, magic has never been part of the plan. She is all work and no play; responsible and rational; quiet on the outside, the noise of her tumbling private thoughts kept neatly within. So, when she makes a wish about golden boy rower, Billy Gardiner, and it seems to come true, her sense of rationality as well as her sense of self are thrown into a state of flux.
ISBN 9781743533123
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2015
Wood, Fiona
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Cobra king of Kathmandu, The
After several mysterious deaths, John and Philippa try to discover the secret of a powerful talisman before it falls into the hands of the malevolent cult of the Nine Cobras and Guru Masamjhasara. They face great danger on their harrowing journey through Nepal and northern India.
ISBN 9780439670241
Series The children of the lamp series (3 of 7)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2007
Kerr, P B
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Cola's journey
In 1987, Cola Bilkuei, a young boy from Sudan, was forcibly recruited into the Sudan People's Liberation Army. In a military training camp, Cola and hundreds of other children were systematically brutalised to turn them into child soldiers to fight a savage civil war. The book recounts his harrowing, fourteen year journey through seven African countries to reach Australia as a refugee. Some strong language in context. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781405038416
Publisher MacMillan, 2008
Bilkuei, Cola
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Cold fire
Daja, a smith-mage, and her teacher spend the winter in Kugisko. A series of fires suggest the work of an arsonist and Daja is impressed by the heroic efforts of the firefighter, Bennet; but Daja's world is about to be turned upside-down. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780590396561
Series The circle opens series (3 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2003
Pierce, Tamora
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Cold iron
Tattercoat's only friends include Pug, the gooseherd, and Malkin, the serving maid. They devise a way to smuggle Tattercoat in to a birthday ball from which her grandfather has excluded her.
ISBN 9780733605833
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1998
Masson, Sophie
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Colossus rises, The
Jack must lead a mission to retrieve seven lost magical orbs, which, when combined together, can save their lives. The challenge: the orbs have been missing for a thousand years, lost among the ruins and relics of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. First stop: The Colossus of Rhodes, where they realise that there's way more at stake than just their lives.
ISBN 9780007515035
Series Seven wonders series (1 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013
Lerangis, Peter
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Colour of sunshine, The
Following the death of his older sister in a car accident, a nine year old boy is surrounded by the grief of his family.
ISBN 9780141310510
Publisher Penguin, 2000
Metzenthen, David
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Come sing, Jimmy Jo
Jimmy Jo becomes a great country and western singer and finds his family is not what it seems.
ISBN 9780140373974
Publisher Puffin UK, 1995
Paterson, Katherine
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Completely Cassidy series
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Series Completely Cassidy series (3 books)
Murray, Tamsyn & Miller, Antonia (ill)
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Completely Cassidy: Accidental genius
With an embarrassing Dad, a pregnant Mum, a loser brother and knicker-chewing dog, Cassidy feels practically invisible in her family. When she starts high school and is forced to wear her gross big brother's old blazer and old-lady lace up shoes, Cassidy wonders if life can get any worse. But, when her school has a test and she is marked as gifted and talented, Cassidy starts to have a little faith in herself. Surely the school didn't mistake her picked-at-random answers.
ISBN 9781409562719
Series Completely Cassidy series (3 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Murray, Tamsyn & Miller, Antonia (ill)
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Completely Cassidy: Drama queen
Cassidy can't wait to enrol at Dance and Drama Academy summer school. She's always dreamed of discovering her hidden talent. But, with auditions looming, Cassidy is gripped by stage fright. As big brother, Liam, keeps reminding her, she does have a knack for embarrassing herself. Cassidy is terrified that her stage debut will turn out to be an all-singing, all-dancing disaster.
ISBN 9781474906999
Series Completely Cassidy series (3 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2016
Murray, Tamsyn & Miller, Antonia (ill)
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Completely Cassidy: Star reporter
When Cassidy starts an online petition for a uniform change, she is thrilled to be invited to join the school magazine as a reporter. The editor is the very popular Year 10 girl. But, her plans go pear-shaped when her investigations mysteriously end up online. Cassidy must find out who is leaking her top-secret gossip.
ISBN 9781409562726
Series Completely Cassidy series (3 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2015
Murray, Tamsyn & Miller, Antonia (ill)
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Comradeship: stories of friendship and recreation in wartime
Millions of Australians have been affected by war. Many servicemen and servicewomen have faced extraordinary dangers, while their loved ones waiting at home suffered months, and even years, of uncertainty. Yet, despite the difficulties, a strong sense of shared experience, friendship, and camaraderie often developed.
ISBN 9780987615107
Publisher Dept of Veterans' Affairs & Australian War Memorial, 2017
Cusack, Kathleen & Hatherley, Brett (des)
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Conspiracy 365 black ops: Endgame
Shadow Island's volcano is erupting and Cal and Ryan are trapped on the island with the evil Damien Thoroughgood, who will stop at nothing to fulfil his deadly plan. After surviving in the jungle and outwitting his enemy for so long, Cal risks losing his brother and everything he's worked towards. Cal must make a difficult decision to save his brother's life and try to stop Damien from unleashing earth-shattering evil.
ISBN 9781742835204
Series Conspiracy 365 series (17 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365 black ops: Hunted
Cal is undercover and evading search parties, planning rescue missions and sneaking through a maze of hidden tunnels is an average day for Cal as he evades capture.
ISBN 9781742835198
Series Conspiracy 365 series (17 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365 black ops: Missing
Cal agrees to work as an undercover agent to find his twin and on an island for troubled twins he faces his most heart-stopping challenges yet.
ISBN 9781742835181
Series Conspiracy 365 series (17 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2013
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365 series
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Series Conspiracy 365 series (17 books)
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: April
A high-speed chase gone wrong leaves Cal exposed to certain capture by Oriana's thugs. He knows if they succeed, any hope of seeing Gabbi alive again is remote. He has to get away but he can't just leave a man to drown.
ISBN 9781741690361
Series Conspiracy 365 series (4 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: August
Buried alive in a coffin, Cal's chances of survival are running out as fast as the air around him. Thanks to his unknown attackers, he's lost the Jewel and the Riddle, and now his life hangs in the balance. Six feet under. Boges and Winter are frantically trying to find him before it's too late.
ISBN 9781741693201
Series Conspiracy 365 series (8 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: December
It's December, the final month in the deadly 365 day countdown. Cal desperately needs to get to Ireland but, with airport security at an all-time high, escaping the country seems impossible. He must reach the Ormond Singularity before midnight. One thing's for sure, people will lose their lives in the fight to the end.
ISBN 9781741693249
Series Conspiracy 365 series (12 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: February
Callum has survived January, on the run from villains and criminals chasing the secret they believe he possesses, the key to vast fortune for his family. Callum's sister has been viciously attacked and the police believe Callum is responsible. The mystery is deepened by his suspicions of Winter.
ISBN 9781741690347
Series Conspiracy 365 series (2 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: January
Callum Ormond is jolted out of his ordinary school and family life by a series of events where at least one villain is after his life and his family secret. The problem is that Callum does not even know the secret himself. He only knows that his dad, who died in mysterious circumstances, has left him a puzzle to solve.
ISBN 9781741690330
Series Conspiracy 365 series (1 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: July
Breaking out of the fishing net is the least of Cal's worries. All kinds of perils await him on deck. He dodges the cops but becomes indebted to a boat captain. He must learn more about Piers Ormond's will but is stuck carting fish to earn back his freedom. Cal may have a chance if he can find his great-aunt.
ISBN 9781741693195
Series Conspiracy 365 series (7 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: June
With seconds to spare, Cal escapes from the burning wreck of the Orca. Helicopters search from the sky, while Oriana's thugs chase on foot. Cal must dodge the cops and crims, and return to his pursuit of the Ormond Jewel. Convinced Sligo has the Jewel, Cal embarks on a dangerous break-in mission to retrieve it.
ISBN 9781741690385
Series Conspiracy 365 series (6 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: Malice
Callum, Boges and Winter lived through the 365 days it took to solve the Ormond Singularity then barely escaped from a lunatic bent on revenge. Now a deadly secret from Winter's mysterious past has come to haunt them. The countdown begins again.
ISBN 9781742833828
Series Conspiracy 365 series (14 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: March
Trapped, with a train bearing down on him, Cal's chances of survival look grim. The cops and criminal gangs are unrelenting, they want him behind bars or dead. The stakes are getting higher but all the clues to the Ormond Singularity just lead to more puzzles, and more danger.
ISBN 9781741690354
Series Conspiracy 365 series (3 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: May
The sound of screaming fills the air. Cal's identity has been stripped from him and he's been locked up in an asylum where danger lurks on both sides of the bars. He has no idea who has put him there but the doctors are convinced that Cal is delusional, and have no intention of setting him free.
ISBN 9781741690378
Series Conspiracy 365 series (5 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: November
The deadline of the 31st of December is fast approaching and Cal's enemies are closing in on all sides. Even the notorious Toecutter Durham has emerged from the underworld to join the hunt. With so many answers finally imminent, it's crucial that Cal dodges danger and stays alive.
ISBN 9781741693232
Series Conspiracy 365 series (11 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: October
A gun shot rings out as Cal hides from his stalkers. The hostile desert seems determined to become Cal's final resting place. Back in the city, an impossible job looms. To break into Oriana's safe at Zurich Bank, Boges needs to make a perfect copy of her fingerprint, and they need her PIN identification.
ISBN 9781741693225
Series Conspiracy 365 series (10 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: Revenge
After three hundred and sixty-five days on the run, Cal Ormond is finally back with family and friends, and life seems good. But, one night, Cal receives a mysterious message. He doesn't know if it's a real warning or a hoax.
ISBN 9781741699760
Series Conspiracy 365 series (13 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Lord, Gabrielle
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Conspiracy 365: September
Convinced Oriana was behind his little sister's kidnapping, Cal teams up with Boges to pull off a plan to extract vital information out of her. Together, they plant a listening bug in Oriana's house by firing it through her window with an air rifle, hoping his would-be killer will reveal the location of the precious Jewel and Riddle.
ISBN 9781741693218
Series Conspiracy 365 series (9 of 17)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2010
Lord, Gabrielle
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Cooking with Hamlet and other solo dramas
A collection of fifteen monologues, written for students to be able to use in solo performances. Each monologue quickly establishes character, mood and themes relevant to students. In turn funny, confronting, surprising and touching. Some language and adult concepts. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9781420212389
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Murray, Sue
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Cool coding
This book is the perfect addition to any home or school. Coding is a subject we all have questions about, and this handy little book is beautifully laid out to dip into - either to find the answer to a question or to browse. Written in neat little chunks with fun facts, colourful illustrations and careful definitions. There are even links and exercises to continue with once you've finished reading the book.
ISBN 9781843653233
Publisher Pavilion, 2017
Topics / STEM /
Hansen, Robert
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Coral island, The
A classic story of three young sailors, sole survivors of a wreck, who discover the enchanting beauties of the South Pacific. They learn how to live on their tropical paradise but then they are swept into adventures with bloodthirsty pirates.
ISBN 9781853261701
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2002
Ballantyne, R M
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Coraline
There is something strange about Coraline's new home. It's not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her, nor the signs of danger that Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, her new neighbours, read in the tea leaves. It's the other house - the one behind the old door in the drawing room. Another mother and father with black-button eyes and papery skin are waiting for Coraline to join them there. And they want her to stay with them. For ever. She knows that if she ventures through that door, she may never come back.
ISBN 9780061139376
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2002
Gaiman, Neil
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Coraline: graphic novel
Coraline is an explorer, discovering everything she can about the area around her family's new home. A door In their flat seems to go nowhere but Coraline enters an alternate world that, at first, is full of interesting things. However, the dangerous creature there, called the other mother, intends to keep her forever. When Coraline's parents are kidnapped into the other world, she sets off on a mission to rescue them.
ISBN 9780060825454
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2009
Topics / Graphic novels /
Gaiman, Neil & Russell, P Craig (ill & adapt)
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Corn field
Something drew the boys into the corn field that day, boredom, bravado, who knows. That kid who went in years before went in and was never the same again. Enter the corn field at your own risk.
ISBN 9781922081377
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2014
Crew, Gary & Hill, Aaron (ill)
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Corydon and the island of monsters
The first book in a trilogy retelling the Greek myth of Medusa. Young Corydon is driven out of his village because of his unusual appearance and put on display as a monster, with other classical beasts, in a travelling freak show.
ISBN 9780689875380
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2006
Druitt, Tobias
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Counting by 7s
Willow Chance is a twelve year old genius, obsessed with nature, diagnosing medical conditions and counting by 7s. It has never been easy for Willow to connect with anyone other than her adoptive parents. Willow has led a quietly happy life until her parents die in a car crash, leaving her alone in a baffling world.
ISBN 9781743626535
Publisher Scholastic US, 2013
Goldberg Sloan, Holly
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Cracker: the best dog on the battlefield
Cracker works for the US army and the fate of the entire platoon rests on her senses to detect bombs, traps and the enemy.
ISBN 9781847380609
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2007
Kadohata, Cynthia
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Crane
Five brothers were taught a different animal style of Kung-fu by the Grandmaster and each one uses it throughout their adventures. This is Hok's story, one of the brothers, who travels alone to the Shaolin temple where a secret is finally revealed to all.
ISBN 9780340902332
Series Five ancestors series (4 of 7)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2007
Stone, Jeff
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Crash: the search for the Stinson
In 1937, a Stinson aircraft crashed, leaving two survivors to be rescued.
ISBN 9781862913783
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1999
Beck, Jennifer & Blacklock, Dyan
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Creforce: the Anzacs and the battle of Crete
In 1941, Germany launched an airborne invasion of Crete, expecting to meet little resistance from the Allies. But, they were mistaken. Australian, New Zealand and Greek soldiers, and the people of Crete, battled for ten days and the bonds between the Anzac and the Cretans have lasted for generations. War violence included. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9780646815763
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Tzobanakis, Stella
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Cress
In this third book in the Lunar Chronicles, Cinder and Captain Thorne are fugitives on the run, now with Scarlet and Wolf in tow. Together, they're plotting to overthrow Queen Levana and her army. Their best hope lies with Cress, a girl imprisoned on a satellite since childhood who's only ever had her netscreens as company. All that screen time has made Cress an excellent hacker. Unfortunately, she's just received orders from Levana to track down Cinder and her handsome accomplice. When a daring rescue of Cress goes awry, the group is separated. Cress finally has her freedom, but it comes at a higher price. Meanwhile, Queen Levana will let nothing prevent her marriage to Emperor Kai. Cress, Scarlet, and Cinder may not have signed up to save the world, but they may be the only hope the world has.
ISBN 9780312642976
Series Lunar Chronicles series (3 of 6)
Publisher MacMillan, 2014
Meyer, Marissa
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Crime and detection
Includes nine amazing stories from serial murderers such as the Yorkshire Ripper to art forgers, kidnappers and Great Train Robbers.
ISBN 9780746088340
Series Usborne true stories series (9 of 18)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2008
Harvey, Gill
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Crimes of Grindelwald, The: The original screenplay
J.K. Rowling's five-film Fantastic Beasts adventure series continues with the original screenplay for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. At the end of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, the powerful Dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald was captured in New York with the help of Newt Scamander. But, making good on his threat, Grindelwald escapes custody and sets about gathering followers, most unsuspecting of his true agenda: to raise pure-blood wizards up to rule over all nonmagical beings. In an effort to thwart Grindelwald's plans, Albus Dumbledore enlists Newt, his former Hogwarts student, who agrees to help once again, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.
ISBN 9781408711705
Series Harry Potter universe series (8 books)
Rowling, J K
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Crimewave
While Zander lies dying on the ground, the rest of the DARE Seven are left to defend themselves with only small zap guns against a massive swarm of crazed robot animals-monkeys, tigers, growling lions, wolves, gorillas, and more. It sounds like an awesome video game...except that it's real. With the increasing intensity of The Signmaker's sinister scheme, the next sign will lead to something even more dangerous than facing a pack of deadly robots. It will take the DARE winners into the heart of a jungle to face Bogota's most despicable villain. If you could be a hero, would you DARE? Seven Signs. Three days left to save the world.
ISBN 9781743628058
Series The Seven signs series (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2017
Adams, Michael
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Crocodile tears
Alex Rider's new year has started badly. A chance meeting with Desmond MCain, the dynamic chief of an international charity, First Aid, leads to several attempts on Alex's life. A journalist is threatening to expose him and someone is manipulating him in a deadly game. Life is uncertain and violent. Alone, out-numbered and with no means of escape, Alex is really in trouble and facing a certain and horrific death. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781406322866
Series Alex Rider series (8 of 12)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Horowitz, Anthony
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Crongton knights
For McKay, living on the South Crongton council estate has become even tougher since his mum died. His dad is working all hours, his brother rides the streets at night, tempting trouble. And, after an heroic but misguided mission to help a girl, McKay is facing a crazy ex-boyfriend, power-tripping hood-rats and a violent gangster. He never asked for trouble. During one mad night of adventure and danger, McKay will find out who his true friends are and what it means to stick with family. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780349002323
Publisher Little, Brown & Co, 2016
Wheatle, Alex
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Cross my heart and hope to spy
Thank heavens, Macey knows something about boys to guide the girls through the labyrinth of lies and deception that young people use to protect themselves. Life is complicated for the girls of the famous, secret spy school when boys appear on the premises and the girls are sure they are not to be trusted. Cammie must decide if Zach is the real thing even though she is still very confused after Josh.
ISBN 9780734410801
Series The Gallagher girls series (2 of 6)
Publisher Lothian Books, 2008
Carter, Ally
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Crossfire
Luke is interested in guns and hunting but it is the emotional crossfire between his divorced parents that has him trapped. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above.
ISBN 9780702223846
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 1992
Moloney, James
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Cruel prince, The
How do you go from living a perfectly normal suburban life with your family to finding out your mother was once married to a powerful and violent warlord fairy and your sister is half fairy too? What happens when you are taken away to live with this man's family in the fairy world - how do you survive when you have no fairy powers or qualities to protect you. What happens when you meet the dangerous and cruel Prince of Fairies who seems to particularly resent you living in his world? And can you ever grow to love the man who is your father in the fairy world. Usually read by students in years 9, 10, or above.
ISBN 9781471407277
Publisher Hot Key Books, 2018
Black, Holly
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Cruisin'
Jules' mother wins a cruise and, on board, he discovers it's full of older passengers. There's little choice of companionship other than Adrian, his dancing-obsessed cousin, the very beautiful Jenna, wheelchair-bound Suzi Q and bully, Barry Barnes. Falling madly in love with the unobtainable Jenna, Jules develops a strong friendship with Suzi as she steers him through his unrequited love, with unexpected results.
ISBN 9781741663440
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Caswell, Brian
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Cry blue murder
Celia and Alice share their secrets, hopes and increasing horror via email about the killer on the loose, abducting schoolgirls just like Celia. As the police scramble to investigate, who can the teenage girls trust.
ISBN 9780702239267
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2013
Kane, Kim & Roberts, Marion
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Cry of the karri
When Aiden is lost in the forest, he is drawn into the mystery of a boy who disappeared in the same forest two years before.
ISBN 9781865084015
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Broome, Errol
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Cry of the wolf, The
Ben learns about extinction and survival when he changes from helping the hunter to saving the wolves. The hunter becomes the hunted in this story of the sole surviving grey wolf cub.
ISBN 9780140373189
Publisher Puffin UK, 1995
Burgess, Melvin
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Cuckoo, The
Martin is the runt of his family. Without a mother to protect him, his overbearing father and brothers reject him. Martin finds the courage to fight for personal fulfilment.
ISBN 9781925000184
Publisher Ford Street Publishing, 2014
Crew, Gary & Turvey, Naomi (ill)
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Cue for treason
A simple but courageous boy and his friend resist treason and are loyal to their Queen and country. They are exposed to the real dangers of the streets of Elizabethan London.
ISBN 9780140302318
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd, UK, 1973
Trease, Geoffrey
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Cupid's arrow
Fleur's recurring nightmare is being hunted through a dark forest by a sinister archer. When her mother inherits a fabulous book collection, they travel to France together. They are in the heart of King Arthur country, steeped with mystery and hidden wealth. Fleur meets Remy, the boy of her dreams, and it's love at first sight. But, Fleur's nightmare is just about to begin. Strong language in context and mature themes. Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781741664379
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Merlin, Isabelle
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Curds and whey mystery, The
Miss Muffet, yes the one in that nursery rhyme, doesn't have one problem - she has thousands, all of them with 8 legs. Harry Pigg is on the case and unfortunately he hates spiders, but he needs the work.
ISBN 9780007364039
Series Third Pig Detective Agency, The series (3 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2012
Burke, Bob
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Curious: life hacks through maths
How can maths help you to kick the perfect penalty goal, win an argument, impress your friends and spot fake news? With easy-to-understand maths logic, simple psychology and engaging anecdotes from her own life, mathematician Lily Serna shows us that maths can unlock the secrets of the universe. She wants to help all of us - especially the maths phobic - embrace the maths that surrounds us and solve the most common problems of modern living - all without making us learn a single formula. Well, maybe just one or two friendly ones . . Usually read by students in years 9, 10 and above.
ISBN 9781760781156
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2019
Serna, Lily
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Curse of ash & embers, A
Gyssha Blackbone, the evil witch of Black Oak Cottage, is dead, killed by her kin, Aleida Blackbone. She has left behind a curse, and the evil monsters she constructed still lurk amongst the trees. A young servant girl unwittingly has been called into service of Aleida only to discover a cursed mistress and an angry warlock who are more powerful than Elodie could ever have imagined. But who sent the letter offering the position to Elodie, and now that she's here, is danger and power better than the home she left where her step father terrorised her and treated her as a slave? All Elodie knows is that her new mistress needs her, Aleida is weak from the curse and the warlock will destroy them both if they do not repay the dead witch's debt. It is not long before Elodie is battling terrors that she could never have imagined existed, both her and Aleida standing together against unspeakable evil that only they can stop.
ISBN 9781460756331
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2018
Spurrier, Jo
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Curse of kings
Oland is a lowly servant who lives in fear for life, until one day he finds a letter from a long-dead king, warning him to run for his life and accept a quest to restore a shattered kingdom.
ISBN 9780007335770
Publisher HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013
Barclay, Alex
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Curse of the Gloamglozer, The
Quint is the son of a sky pirate captain. He arrives in Sanctaphrax at the request of Linius Pallitax, the Most High Academe, who needs an apprentice he can trust to carry out a series of important tasks. Just how important, Quint is about to find out as he and Linius's only daughter, Maris, are plunged into the midst of a terrifying adventure.
ISBN 9780552554251
Series The Edge chronicles series (4 of 11)
Publisher Doubleday, 2001
Stewart, Paul & Riddell, Chris (ill)
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Curse of the King, The
The Curse of the King chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends as they face their greatest challenge yet the long-lost Statue of Zeus. In their struggle to undo what's been done and unlock the secrets of this Wonder of the Ancient World, our heroes must confront gods, relive old battles, and face down their own destiny to save themselves and the world from destruction.
ISBN 9780062070500
Series Seven wonders series (4 of 3)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2015
Lerangis, Peter
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Curse so dark and lonely, A
It's a tale as old as time, but not quite as we know it...Prince Rhen of Emberfall has been cursed to repeat the autumn of his eighteenth year until a girl falls in love with him- a challenge made all the more difficult when he transforms into a bloodthirsty monster hell-bent on destruction. Harper's life has been far from a fairytale- her mother is dying, her father has disappeared and she and her brother have resorted to a life of crime in Washington, DC to try to repay the debts their father created. Despite her intelligence and determination, she's used to being overlooked because of her cerebral palsy. When she's pulled into the magical world of Emberfall, she's quick to ensure she's taken seriously- but will she be willing to help break the curse in this modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast?
ISBN 9781408884614
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2019
Kemmerer, Brigid
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Cut out, The
Fero isn't a spy. But, he looks exactly like Troy Maschenov, a ruthless enemy agent. What starts out as mistaken identity quickly turns into a complicated and dangerous plan. Fero is recruited to fight for his country. He has to impersonate Troy, enter enemy territory, hunt down a missing agent and bring her home in time to prevent a devastating terror attack. Hastily trained, loaded up with gadgets and smuggled across the border, Fero discovers the truth about espionage. Getting in is easy. Getting out alive is hard.
ISBN 9781760111984
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2015
Heath, Jack
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Cyber riddles, The
Josh hates his life. He's had to move towns, his new school doesn't have computers, the footy team's already selected and nobody seems to want to talk to him. Reluctantly, Josh befriends classmate, Caitlin, and together they play the Internet game 'Cyberhunt' which promises them one wish, if they can solve five virtual riddles.
ISBN 9780977522491
Publisher Dragonwick Publishing, 2007
Garnsworthy, Penny
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