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Booklists

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200
I am Jack
Happy-go-lucky Jack is good at photography, jokes, collecting detentions and grafting onions onto potato plants. He also shows students that they can win against bullying.
ISBN 9780207199059
Series I am Jack series (4 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2000
Gervay, Susanne & Wilcox, Cathy (ill)
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I am Jack 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 I am Jack series (4 books)
Gervay, Susanne & Wilcox, Cathy (ill)
No book cover.
201
I am Susannah
Susie is devastated when her friend moves away and an old lady comes to live in Kim's old house.
ISBN 9780141306131
Publisher Penguin, 2000
Gleeson, Libby
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12500
I did nothing: the extinction of the gastric-brooding frog
Zeek learns the fate of what might have been the last Gastric-Brooding Frog. Sadly, the frog, which may have held the secret of a cure for cancer, was known for just nine years before all trace of it was lost in the wild.
ISBN 9780734405074
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Crew, Gary & Wilson, Mark (ill)
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203
I hate Fridays: stories from Koala Hills Primary School
An interlinked collection of stories about the hilarious goings-on at Koala Hills School.
ISBN 9780140341027
Publisher Penguin, 1991
Flynn, Rachel
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504
I hate sport
Karen hates sport. When her family gives her an ultimatum about playing sport, Karen gives it her best shot but there aren't many sports that value perfect, pink fingernails. Karen must find a sport or miss out.
ISBN 9780143301790
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Storer, Prue
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12332
I said nothing: the extinction of the paradise parrot
Young Harry tells the story of the death of the last Paradise Parrot, possibly the most beautiful of all Australian birds. While he tries to blame trappers for the bird's extinction, he soon realises that he must take some responsibility himself.
ISBN 9780734405593
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Crew, Gary & Wilson, Mark (ill)
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12333
I saw nothing: the extinction of the thylacine
Rosie witnessed the capture of the last thylacine (tiger-wolf) in Tasmania. She is concerned that she may have been able to do something to save it, and so save the species from extinction.
ISBN 9780734404725
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Crew, Gary & Wilson, Mark (ill)
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7017
Ice breaker
Circling the Antarctic is an ancient ship with a divided crew, an orphaned girl living amongst rats and a boy discovered on an iceberg, all guarding their own secrets.
ISBN 9781743314340
Series The Hidden series (1 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Tanner, Lian
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6324
Icicle Illuminarium, The
Christmas has brought the Caddy children their fondest wish, their father. However, he is not the father they knew, having been deep in the Malaysian jungle as a prisoner of war. As he mends, news comes that their mother may not be dead. This sends team Caddy off on another adventure, only to find themselves drugged and held captive in a derelict and icy castle.
ISBN 9780857985675
Series The Caddy kids series (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2014
Gemmell, N J
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1818
Ida B
Ida B and her parents have a great life on the orchard and homeschooling Ida B. But then, life goes to a million miles beyond wrong and Ida has to return to school.
ISBN 9780007234202
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2007
Hannigan, Katherine
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570823
If I was Prime Minister
The Prime Minister makes decisions that affect us all. Being the Prime Minister is an important job. Imagine if children made all the decisions and what would happen.
ISBN 9780733338953
Publisher ABC Books, 2018
Feiner, Robin
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18522
If the world were a village
Full of interesting statistical information about the world's population as if the world was a village of one hundred people. Easy to comprehend and fascinating.
ISBN 9781741148152
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Smith, David J & Armstrong, Shelagh (ill)
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6917
iF... a mind-bending new way of looking at big ideas and numbers
Some things are so huge or so old that it's hard to wrap your mind around them. But, if we took these big, hard-to-imagine objects and events and compared them to things we can see, feel and touch then, instantly, we would see our world in a whole new way.
ISBN 9781925059267
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2015
Topics / STEM /
Smith, David & Adams, Steve (ill)
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59415
iHarry
Having a father who designs the latest mobile phone technology is awesome, except Harry's mother won't allow him to have his own phone until high school next year. When his dad shows him the latest prototype, Harry cannot resist borrowing it to test. At first, its capabilities are astounding until the phone begins take on a life and personality of its own. Even Bozo, the school bully, cannot compete.
ISBN 9780143305750
Series Aussie chomps (17 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Croasdale, Laurine
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Iliad and the odyssey, The
The segments cover 28 short, exciting, retold incidents from Homer's 'The Iliad', including the Greek/Trojan War, the Trojan Horse, and the characters of Helen of Troy, Paris, Achilles, and 'The Odyssey' including his battles with Cyclops, the Sirens and the Scylla.
ISBN 9781406303483
Publisher Walker Books, 2006
Williams, Marcia (retell)
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6105
Illustrated book of ballet stories, The
Discover all the magic, excitement and beauty of famous ballets. See how ballet dancers perform, what their costumes convey and interesting snippets about each ballet.
ISBN 9781405359009
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Newman, Barbara & Tomblin, Gill (ill)
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207
Illustrated mum, The
The story of Dolphin, a young girl, living with her mother's depression and a sister, Star, who is on the verge of adulthood. Both cope with living in a very dysfunctional household but their eccentric mum has real difficulties.
ISBN 9780440863687
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
Wilson, Jacqueline
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21272
Imaginary, The
Rudger is Amanda's best friend. He doesn't exist but nobody's perfect. Only Amanda can see her imaginary friend. That is, until the sinister Mr Bunting arrives at Amanda's door. Mr Bunting hunts imaginaries. Rumour says that he eats them. And, he's sniffed out Rudger. Soon, Rudger is alone and running for his imaginary life. A boy who isn't there will have trouble surviving without a friend to dream him up.
ISBN 9781408852460
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2014
Harrold, A F & Gravett, Emily (ill)
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Imagining the future
Get prepared for the fantastic future with this guide to the unbelievable and incredible inventions just over the horizon. Flying through time and flying in cars. Living underwater and living forever. Robot servants. 3D printed food. Wouldn't it be amazing if science fiction became science fact?
ISBN 9781486302727
Publisher CSIRO, 2016
Torok, Simon & Holper, Paul
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5839
In the lamplight
If you enjoyed the award-winning Light Horse Boy and Lighthouse Girl, you will also enjoy In the Lamplight. This book draws on Australian war history with the protagonist being Rose, a young English girl turned nurse who cares for and falls in love with Jim - the Light Horse Boy. On the long journey back to Australia they experience the appalling loss of life due to the Spanish flu epidemic. But that is not the only challenge they face together.
ISBN 9781925591224
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2018
Wolfer, Dianne & Simmonds, Brian (ill)
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18297
In the zone
Mitch's interest in the Legends program has taken a sudden dive. If he competes in the national snowboarding competition he'll miss out on Legends points.
ISBN 9781876372682
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2005
Panckridge, Michael
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55788
In your dreams
For some period every day, we sleep. Find out why we need to sleep and why it's not a waste of time.
ISBN 9781865048956
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Deckert, Tempany
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9292
In-line skating
A book for in-line skating enthusiasts.
ISBN 9780732979089
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Herran, Joe & Thomas, Ron
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Incorrigible children of Ashton Place, The: hidden gallery, The
Thanks to their governess, Miss Penelope Lumley, Alexander, Beowulf and Cassiopeia are much more like children than wolf cubs now. Yet the Incorrigibles still manage to ruin Lady Constance's ball, nearly destroying the grand house. While it is being restored, they take up residence in London where clues about their, and Penelope's mysterious past, are discovered in the most unexpected ways.
ISBN 9780062366948
Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (5 books)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2011
Wood, Maryrose & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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Incorrigible children of Ashton Place, The: interrupted tale, The
When an invitation to speak at her former school, the Swanburne Academy for Poor Bright Females, arrives, Penelope Lumley hopes to show off the three Incorrigible children to Miss Mortimer. But, when Penelope is asked to demonstrate the academic progress of her three wolfish students so the board can judge the true worth of their education, the future of her school and of her job as governess hang in the balance.
ISBN 9780061791239
Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (5 books)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2013
Wood, Maryrose & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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21864
Incorrigible children of Ashton Place, The: mysterious howling, The
Conniving Lord Fredrick has discovered three wild children, apparently raised by wolves. They are trophies, whom he names Alexander, Beowulf and Cassiopeia Incorrigible. They howl, chase squirrels and gnaw on shoes. Enter fifteen year old Penelope Lumley, charged with taming them in time for a Christmas party at Ashton Manor. She comes armed with a cherished book of poetry and her favourite fiction series.
ISBN 9780062366931
Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (5 books)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2010
Wood, Maryrose & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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8007
Incorrigible children of Ashton Place, The: unmapped sea, The
Lord Ashton is about to be a father and the wolfish curse on his family must end. Penelope takes the three Incorrigible children to Brighton, where she hopes an old sailor will help to reveal the curse. But, the Babushkinov children, the wildest creatures ever seen, are also at the beach. Penelope and the Incorrigibles wonder if it is more than mere coincidence that these untamed children have also turned up in Brighton.
ISBN 9780062110411
Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (5 books)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2015
Wood, Maryrose & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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27523
Incorrigible children of Ashton Place, The: unseen guest, The
When Lord Fredrick's long-absent mother arrives with the noted explorer Admiral Faucet, gruesome secrets tumble out of the Ashton family tree. And, when the Admiral's prized racing ostrich gets loose in the forest, the hunt is on. But, governess Penelope is worried that, once back in the wild, the children will forget about books and poetry, and go back to their howling, wolfish ways, and not want to return to Ashton Place.
ISBN 9780061791185
Series The incorrigible children of Ashton Place series (5 books)
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2012
Wood, Maryrose & Klassen, Jon (ill)
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208
Incredible cross-sections (Stephen Biesty's)
These cutaway drawings contain minute details and explanations of technological marvels.
ISBN 9780863188077
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 1993
Biesty, Stephen & Platt, Richard (ill)
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1897
Incredible powers of Montague Towers, The
Ageing superhero, the Cape of Justice, asks Montague's help to deal with his pursuers who are using cryptic messages. Over six days, Montague is endowed with a new super power each day - superpower, hypnotic power, invisibility, laser vision, flight and, finally, super speed. When Monty's nose twitches and he sneezes, the next superpower arrives. But, Monty doesn't time his sleuthing well, sometimes with disastrous results, as he searches for the evil Lord Bentwordle, who is trying to commit the crime of the century.
ISBN 9781760153649
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2016
Sunderland, Alan
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India - land, life and culture series
Non-fiction series about the people, the land, the government and culture of India. 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 India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
No book cover.
11525
India: arts and culture
A fascinating insight into life in India. Find out about this richly diverse country through its arts, culture, people, landscapes, agriculture and animals.
ISBN 9781420267143
Series India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
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2381
India: history and government
A fascinating insight into life in India. Find out about this richly diverse country through its arts, culture, people, landscapes, agriculture and animals.
ISBN 9781420267112
Series India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
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37954
India: land and climate
A fascinating insight into life in India. Find out about this richly diverse country through its arts, culture, people, landscapes, agriculture and animals.
ISBN 9781420267150
Series India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
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6046
India: plants and agriculture
A fascinating insight into life in India. Find out about this richly diverse country through its arts, culture, people, landscapes, agriculture and animals.
ISBN 9781420267136
Series India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
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6234
India: the animals
A fascinating insight into life in India. Find out about this richly diverse country through its arts, culture, people, landscapes, agriculture and animals.
ISBN 9781420267167
Series India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
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969
India: the people
A fascinating insight into life in India. Find out about this richly diverse country through its arts, culture, people, landscapes, agriculture and animals.
ISBN 9781420267129
Series India - land, life and culture series (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Sachdev, Rosemary & Marwaha, Jatinder (phot)
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209
Indian in the cupboard, The
Omri's big brother doesn't have a birthday present for him so he gives Omri an old medicine cabinet. Although their mother supplies a key, the cabinet still doesn't seem like much of a present. But, when Omri dumps a plastic, toy Indian into the cabinet just before falling asleep, the magic begins.
ISBN 9780007148981
Series The Indian in the cupboard series (1 of 5)
Publisher Collins, 2003
Banks, Lynne Reid
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596
Indigenous Australia
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 9781420266160
Series Significant people in Australia's history series (1 of 9)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Barrett, Rees
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9307
Indigo blue
Alex feels like a fish out of water in her new hometown - the sleepy little lakeside village of Boreen Point where she is reluctantly sent to live with her slightly eccentric aunt for her final year of high school. None of Alex's classmates could care less about the new girl, so Alex couldn't care less about them...or so she tries to tell herself. As a distraction from what is quickly shaping up to be a very lonely year, Alex spends her savings on a rundown little yacht and throws herself into restoring it. A curious discovery leads to the beginnings of a friendship, but it's Sam - the sailmaker's apprentice - and his mysterious ways that capture Alex's attention and force her to question what is real and what matters most.
ISBN 9780734418135
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2018
Watson, Jessica
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120133
Indij sports report: XVIII Commonwealth Games, Melbourne
A scrapbook-style presentation of fascinating Commonwealth Games facts and photos, gathered by Aboriginal students.
ISBN 9780975686188
Publisher Indij Readers, 2007
Leon, Emily & others & Quilliam, Wayne (ill)
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88037
Indonesia book: a people, a place, a culture, The
Indonesia is our closest neighbour, made up of over seventeen thousand islands, with a population of over 230 million people. Explore this country of many languages, peoples, cultures and customs. Large glossy photographs provide additional understandings in this easy to read book. Find out which city is known as the Big Durian or on what the Garuda is.
ISBN 9781742030937
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Kerta, Sadriani Wayan
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13215
Infamous
Tim Chambers has a secret. It all begins when there is a report of a sighting of a Tasmanian tiger and Tim has a plan that could make him famous. He has the best of intentions but things don't go at all according to his plan.
ISBN 9781875930036
Publisher Holy Angels, 1999
D'Ath, Justin
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10356
Infinity Drake: Sons of Scarlatti, The
Infinity Drake, also known as Finn, is on holiday with his mad scientist uncle when they are summoned. Scarlatti, a lethal bio-weapon, has been released, with terrible consequences for mankind. Uncle Al must shrink a military team to track down and kill the beast. When Finn gets shrunk, he and three soldiers begin a desperate race to destroy the beast that's very angry and many times their size.
ISBN 9780007521593
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2014
McNally, John
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12948
Inline skating: extreme sports
One of a series of books about extreme sports. With action photographs, diagrams and a glossary of terms, this book tells you how to get started with inline skating, the equipment required and tricks that can be done.
ISBN 9781844430895
Publisher Raintree, 2003
Glidewell, Steve
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210
Inside the Australian Ballet
All facets of creating a performance of a ballet, from the costumes to the scenery, are described in this book.
ISBN 9781864489583
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Lawrenson, Diana
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19161
Instructions
Imagine yourrself in a fairytale. This stunning picture book guides you through a fantasy world where anything is possible, and the value of not harming others is paramount.
ISBN 9781408808641
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2010
Gaiman, Neil & Vess, Charles (ill)
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59973
Into the deep: life through the depths of the ocean
From the surface to the deepest depth, meet the amazing, bizarre and, sometimes, creepy creatures that live in the ocean.
ISBN 9781742031514
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Norman, Mark & Paul, David
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55089
Into the fire
The story centres around a group of five friends, each of whom has their own ordeal in the face of an oncoming fire, and their attempts to protect family and possessions. As the fire approaches, a valuable brooch is stolen. The friends come together, using ingenuity and skill, to outsmart the thieves.
ISBN 9780207200618
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Panckridge, Michael & Harvey, Pam
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Invasion, The
The Earth is being invaded but no one knows about it. When Jake, Rachel, Tobias, Cassie and Marco stumble upon a downed spaceship and its dying pilot, they're given an incredible power. They can transform into any animal they touch, becoming Animorphs, the unlikely champions in a secret war for the planet. And the enemies they're fighting could be anyone, even the people closest to them.
ISBN 9780545291514
Series Animorphs series (1 of 10)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2011
Applegate, K A
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Invention
Find out about some of the amazing inventions in the British Science Museum. In fact, find out what an invention is. Read how modern day inventions came about, showing the development of some items we use today from their earliest beginnings through all the changes that have improved them.
ISBN 9780789457691
Series Eyewitness series (36 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2000
Topics / STEM /
Bender, Lionel
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18468
Invisible friend, The
Tom's family has moved and he now goes to a new school. Tom is finding school very difficult because Big Ben and his group take great delight in harassing him. Tom's saviour is Grey Arthur, a ghost, who is just as miserable.
ISBN 9780340892978
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2005
Arnold, Louise
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Invisible Womble, The
Orinoco is certainly the tubbiest of the Wombles, and is the one who needs the most encouragement to go out on the daily sortie to clear up and recycle all the rubbish that humans leave behind. Meanwhile, Tomsk is getting to grips with one of the humans' more ingenious inventions, the vacuum cleaner.
ISBN 9781408808344
Series The Wombles series (3 of 6)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2011
Beresford, Elisabeth & Price, Nick (ill)
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14962
Iris and the tiger
Twelve year old Iris is sent to Spain to ensure that her elderly and unusual aunt leaves her fortune and sprawling estate to Iris's scheming parents. From the moment she arrives, Iris knows something isn't right and that her aunt is hiding something. There's an odd feeling around the house, where time moves slowly and Iris's eyes play tricks on her. In the wild, untamed forest, a mysterious animal moves in the shadows. When Iris discovers a painting, she sets out to uncover the animal's real identity, putting her life in terrible danger.
ISBN 9781925240795
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2016
Hall, Leanne
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211
Iron man, The
A strange metal-eating, iron man is befriended by a young boy and taken to a scrap yard to eat the metal there. When an alien beast threatens the community, the iron man defends everyone.
ISBN 9780571141494
Publisher Faber & Faber, 1989
Hughes, Ted
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648
Iron soldiers: a story of arms and armour
In medieval times, it was the job of the blacksmith and, later, the armourer to make more and more sophisticated armour until a revolutionary development reduced it to just so much scrap metal.
ISBN 9781862914292
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2005
Luckett, Dave & Bond, Joseph
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212
Is it true, Grandfather
Grandfather tells the story to the villagers of his first adventures in the cave when he was eight years old.
ISBN 9780868969879
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1996
Lohse, Wendy & Sands, Jenny (ill)
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4961
Is this a poem?
This book is full of many different types of poetry. There are advertising jingles, football chants and even raps. There are also some brilliant tips to help you write poetry of your own.
ISBN 9781472920010
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2016
Stevens, Roger
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Island of destiny, The
Whisker the Pie Rat apprentice now has the Forgotten Map and the King's Key and is off on the treasure hunt of a lifetime. He joins with the Pie Rats crew and they must pass through the Treacherous Sea where danger lurks on their journey to the mysterious Island of Destiny.
ISBN 9780987461520
Series Pie rats series (3 of 6)
Publisher Daydream Press, 2014
Stelzer, Cameron
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Island of Dr Libris, The
Billy is spending the summer in a lakeside cabin, belonging to the mysterious Dr Libris. But, something strange is going on. Whenever he opens the books in Dr Libris' private bookcase, Billy can hear sounds coming from the island in the middle of the lake. The clash of swords, the twang of arrows and, sometimes, the ground shakes. It's almost as if the stories he's reading are coming to life. But, that's impossible.
ISBN 9780857988256
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Grabenstein, Chris
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6089
Island of lost horses, The
When twelve year old Beatriz stumbles across a wild mare with strange markings, she can't believe it's real. Yet, from that moment on, the strongest connection grows between them, and Beatriz begins to uncover an incredible history. Centuries ago, Felipa and her horse, Cara Blanca, were running for their lives. As the fates of Beatriz, Felipa and their horses become entwined, Beatriz realises that the future of the world's rarest horses depends on her.
ISBN 9780007580279
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2015
Gregg, Stacy
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2351
Isle of illusion, The
Lief, Barda and Jasmine have found the first part, and are now searching for the second. They go to the mysterious island of Auron where terrible dangers await.
ISBN 9781865044255
Series Deltora Shadowlands series (2 of 3)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2002
Rodda, Emily
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13509
Isle of the dead
Terrible dangers from the present and the past lie in wait for them. But the greatest shock of all lurks in the lair of the ferocious Kobb, on the desolate Isle of the Dead.
ISBN 9781865046150
Series Dragons of Deltora series (3 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Rodda, Emily
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25952
It goes without saying
A tour through fifty years of the cartoon strips, Peanuts, revealing the philosophy of Charles M Schulz at its silent best. Actions speak louder than words in this feast of visual annecdotes and comments on life. Everyone can identify with, or knows someone just like, Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Schroeder, Snoopy or Woodstock.
ISBN 9781841612720
Publisher Ravette Publishing, 2007
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Schulz, Charles M
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44753
It's a girl thing
Mickey Farrell dreams of winning her country's singing competition but, when she is up against sneaky Coco Lamont, it's a real challenge.
ISBN 9781921167188
Series Diva series (1 of 6)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Lawson, Sue
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89347
It's a wild ride
Enter the world of amusement and theme parks and take the ride of your life on some amazing, truly scary roller coasters.
ISBN 9781865048840
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Bancks, Tristan
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It's about time
People have always been curious about time and this book provides answers to many of the questions. We discover how people became aware of time and the various ways they have devised to measure it, from the sundial to the atomic clock.
ISBN 9781865048918
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
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It's true: animals are electrifying
A book full of wonders, from snakes that can fly to eggs that can talk, from eels discharging 500 volts to lizards spurting blood from their eyes. Lots of interesting facts and fascinating information about how animals adapt to their environment in bizarre and unexpected ways.
ISBN 9781741143430
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Wilkinson, Rick & Looby, Ric (ill)
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It's true: Burke & Wills forgot the frying pan
Quirky facts and incidents about the expeditions of early Australian explorers.
ISBN 9781741144727
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Gregg, David & Harvey, Roland (ill)
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It's true: hauntings happen and ghosts get grumpy
Fascinating collection of stories about ghosts, aliens, psychics and other unusual things.
ISBN 9781741146080
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Costain, Meredith & Smith, Craig (ill)
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It's true: space turns you into spaghetti
Appealing, illustrated fact book on space exploration. Focuses on astronauts, habitable planets, gas giants and physics of space. Suggests simple experiments and activities.
ISBN 9781741146257
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Catchpole, Heather & Woods, Vanessa & McKenzie, Heath (ill)
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18107
It's true: you eat poison every day
Facts and accounts about poisons used for cures but often killing people by accident.
ISBN 9781741146264
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Macinnis, Peter & Guthridge, Bettina (ill)
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It's true: your cat could be a spy
A fetching book about spies. It links good storytelling and factual information with humorous pictures.
ISBN 9781741146066
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2006
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Bursztynski, Sue & Vane, Mitch (ill)
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2739
It's true: your hair grows 15 kilometres a year
This book is full of hair-raising facts about follicles, frizzy hair, hairy heads and baldness. Imagine sleeping on a horse hair mattress or dyeing your hair with leeches soaked in vinegar. Find out how a single strand of hair can show if you've been poisoned.
ISBN 9781741142723
Series It's true series (3 of 99)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2004
Lawrenson, Diana & Hobbs, Leigh (ill)
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20823
Ivory rose, The
Jemma lands a babysitting job in Rosethorne, one of the famous witches' houses near her home. The house is supposedly haunted by a sad little girl. When Jemma discovers a beautiful ivory rose locket, she sees a terrifying flashback and wakes up in 1895, where she becomes an apprentice maidservant. But. all is not well in the grand house. Young heiress Georgiana is constantly sick and Jemma suspects she's being poisoned.
ISBN 9781742750712
Publisher Random House Children's Books, 2011
Murrell, Belinda
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Izzy Folau 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 Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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27932
Izzy Folau: Chance of a lifetime
Daniel and Sione come from very different backgrounds but they both eat, sleep and breathe rugby union. When they are selected for a junior representative rugby team, Daniel and Sione are given the chance of a lifetime, coaching by Australian rugby union star, Israel Folau. At first, the boys are awestruck but, soon, they see Izzy as a friend. Unfortunately, as the boys' worlds collide, things on the field don't go as smoothly.
ISBN 9780857986610
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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6206
Izzy Folau: Pushed to the limit
The Valley rugby team with coach, Israel Folau, is off to the Northern Territory. Daniel and Sione can't believe they're in the Top End. The boys soon realise that the weather, the culture and the people are different. And no one seems to play rugby. The team is tempted to thrash their inexperienced opponents but discover that winning that way isn't as much fun. Izzy urges the boys to give the newcomers a chance.
ISBN 9780857986658
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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27113
Izzy Folau: Reality check
Daniel and Sione are finally starting to get along as they travel, with The Valley Rugby Team, to Queensland with their coach, Israel Folau. In their first match against a local school, the team is soundly beaten and the boys, who believed they were destined for glory, come crashing back to earth. It's time to go back to basics, with Izzy showing Daniel and Sione the way. Their future as a team depends on it.
ISBN 9780857986634
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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Izzy Folau: Standing tall
As part of the Valley Team, Daniel and Sione have landed in Sydney for the State Championships. This is the biggest stage they have ever played on and the boys are full of nervous excitement. Valley will meet their toughest opponents yet and have the weight of family expectations on their shoulders. To succeed, the team will have to remember all that they have learnt during their training trip around the country.
ISBN 9780857986672
Series Izzy Folau series (4 books)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2015
Harding, David & Folau, Izzy & Fosdike, James (ill)
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