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It's time to see how many lives this cat really has. 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. Embassy of the dead When Jake Green meets a spooky old bloke in a dark alley one evening, a series of unfortunate events is set in motion.
Jake is given a box containing a severed finger, which summons a grim reaper to drag him to the Eternal Void, and now they are running for their lives - even though Stiffkey, the spooky old bloke, is already dead. Now that he can see and speak to ghosts, Jake finds himself the leader of a strange little gang - Stiffkey the undertaker, Cora - the hockey stick wielding poltergeist, and Zorro the ghost fox. They have one mission - get the finger to the Embassy before the baddies can find it and use it to unleash hell on earth while keeping ahead of Mawkins, the grim reaper.
Will they make it in time and avoid everlasting damnation in the void? Mars One Tristan is heading to Mars, part of the colonising first fleet from Earth. He and his girlfriend, Izzy, are reality television stars for a reason - like their namesakes, Tristan and Isolde, their love story is destined for heartache.
But it is the mysterious sabotage, aboard the spaceships hurtling towards Mars, that offers the most captivating aspect of the plot. Way we work, The Explore the human body from head to toe. Lots of interesting facts and details about how our bodies works for us. Prisoners in the palace Sixteen year old Liza expects to make her debut in s London but, when her parents die, she is left penniless and must enter service. She becomes a maid to young Princess Victoria. Liza slowly adjusts to her new life and the temperamental, lonely princess. Liza befriends a young boy and a newspaperman to confront the public slander surrounding the princess.
Includes some adult themes and violence. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 or above. Dog runner, The Ella and her brother Emery are alone in a city that's starving to death. If they are going to survive, they must get away, upcountry, to find Emery's mum. But how can two kids travel such big distances across a dry, barren, and dangerous landscape? Well, when you've got five big doggos and a dry-land dogsled, the answer is you go mushing. But when Emery is injured, Ella must find a way to navigate them through rough terrain, and even rougher encounters with desperate people.
How to bee In a world where bees are extinct, the quickest, bravest kids climb fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand. All Peony wants to be is a bee - dancing along the high branches and helping her gramps and sister scratch out a living. Life on the farm is a scrabble, but there is enough to eat and a place to sleep, and there is love.
Then Peony's mother arrives to take her away from everything she has ever known. Will Peony's grit and quick thinking be enough to keep her safe? Tutankhamun's tomb Two very different men share an ambition to discover a tomb that nobody else believes is there. It takes many years to locate the burial place of the boy king and many more to uncover the treasures hidden therein. Lake at the end of the world, The Two children are living in a community in an underground cave because The Counsellor has dropped toxic waste on the earth above.
Women in medieval times A study of the role of women in Roman and medieval periods in history. You wouldn't want to be a slave in ancient Greece Through humour, this book provides snapshots of ancient Greece from a slave's point of view. My brilliant body with the gross bits left in This book tells you everything you need to know about your body from head to toe plus things you probably don't want to know.
Find out about the inner workings of the human body in a very funny way. Discover thirty-five extraordinary houses, designed by the world's most prominent architects. Houses that look like pears, inflatable houses, igloos, tea houses and tree houses. Explains the inspiration behind each design and the materials used, including ecological options. Australian backyard explorer Australian history joins with science to bring the world of the explorer to life.
Each chapter contains an historical section plus a related project and some quirky but interesting facts. Trying to stay alive and keeping an eye on the weather are just as applicable today as they were two hundred years ago. Tales of tragedy, conflict and death, loyalty, amazing perseverance and wonderment. Australian backyard naturalist Ever wondered what all those tiny bugs are that you see when you look very closely at a rosebud on a rosebush? Ever wanted to be able to identify a bird just from hearing its song?
Want to learn how to keep a pet ant lion? All that and more is to be found within this informative book. Features personal accounts from the author's experiences with many of the species mentioned. Kokoda track: days A fascinating account of the battle for the Kokoda Track in where men of the 39th Militia Battalion slowed, and eventually stopped, the advance of experienced Japanese troops across the massive Owen Stanley Ranges.
It's true: you eat poison every day Facts and accounts about poisons used for cures but often killing people by accident. Teens Lennie is leaving the security of life at home to attend a day school in Sydney. She is full of excitement but life outside her secure house with her younger sisters throws up all sorts of challenges, She finds a best friend in Mabel Jones, a fellow pupil and begins to develop her talents as a writer.
A charming tale of life as a teenage girl in Sydney in the late 's. Storm callers In tiny Miller's Flat, Mike is stuck at the caravan park helping his mum when he'd rather be with mates. One day, he meets feisty, city girl, Kirsty, who is trying to run away. Together, they escape their boredom and create their own world on a remote beach, beachcombing for treasures and imagining stories about pirates and washed up bodies. Reconciliation in the environment and health Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia.
The book is presented by an Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian, each of whom has a special association with the topic. My country The poem, My Country, is widely regarded as the universal statement of why Australians love their country. Stunning watercolour illustrations capture the diversity of the landscape and its colours.
Sarah, plain and tall Sarah has come from Maine to live on the prairie farm to be mother to two children, but she misses the sea. Painting the wind A young boy watches various artists who come to his island over the summer. He tries to learn something from each one in the hope that he might, one day, be able to paint the wind. Bloom Beauty. As a little girl in Rome, Elsa Schiaparelli was told she was not pretty. What is beauty Elsa wondered as she grew older. So she sought out beauty around her and found it everywhere: in the colours and scents of the Rome flower market, in the garden, and in the attic of her family home, buried in a chest of old dresses.
She found affection from her dear uncle in Milano. She developed an artist's eye and imagination. These bloomed in the wildly imaginative dresses, hats, shoes, and jewellery that made her an important name in fashion. Defining beauty on her own creative and rebellious terms was the key to Elsa Schiaparelli's happiness and success, and is still seen today in her legacy of wild imagination.
Daring and different, Elsa Schiaparelli used art to make fashion, and it was quite marvellous. I'm being stalked by a moon shadow Seth Parrot lives in a dung-covered house with his brother and not so ex-hippy parents. Seth dreams of muscular girls and knows lots of quirky facts, more from reading teenage girls' magazines than from listening to his eccentric dad. Kevin the troll Kevin, the troll, is crafty and cranky, mysterious and moody and he wants children pie for his seven-hundredth birthday. When trolls and humans make contact, amazing events occur. Life of a teenage body-snatcher, The Thomas Timewell is sixteen, living in England in , where body-snatching is rife, cut-throats are about and terrible novelists are absorbing the lives of wealthy women with nothing better to do.
Contains some horror and mature themes. Usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above. Siggy and Amber Siggy learns the pitfalls of alcohol abuse and not considering the consequences before embarking on what looks like a good idea at the time. Growing up in a sleepy coastal town full of characters, with the girl he loves only a long bike ride away, Siggy is on a quest for the perfect girlfriend. He also has to survive the cool kids at school and build family ties with a mum, an arty sister and a potential stepfather.
Tigers on the beach Adam is assistant manager at his parents holiday park, where, after the death of his grandfather, his grandmother has started scaring off the visitors and his parents have started fighting. Once he stops getting into embarrassing situations involving public nudity and work out what's so funny about two tigers on a beach, then maybe he can hope to figure out Samantha. Tumble turn At an embarrassing stage of life, Dominic is burdened with a worrying mother, a father who fancies his teacher, an annoying sister and an embarrasiing friend.
Dominic is practising Buddhism and resorts to emailing his estranged uncle for support. Sister Madge's book of nuns An hilarious and irreverent account of convent life, told in cheeky verse. How nearly everything was invented by the Brainwaves Through labelled diagrams, the Brainwaves present the inventing of the lens, steam engine, light bulb, generator, internal combustion engine, transistor, gunpowder, and many other everyday inventions and scientific discoveries. Ocean In this exploration of oceans, see ocean research vessels in operation and discover how jellyfish catch prey with their slime.
Includes photographs of deep-sea creatures and models of the sea floor providing insight into marine life. Death in a nut When Jack's mother is very sick, he is able to prevent her dying by squeezing Old Man Death into an empty hazelnut. But, trouble begins for the people and the food in the village and Jack learns a powerful lesson about life and death.
Rust: a collection of short stories Twelve short, engaging stories send readers on some humorous, tough and thought provoking journeys. The stories suit a wide range of reading abilities. Mr Tom takes him in and turns his sad life around. Just Henry Set in post-war Britain in , fourteen year old Henry has no friends and misses his war-hero father. He resents his stepfather and stepsister, and escapes by going to the cinema, his passion. When Henry develops an old camera film, he uncovers a mystery and events spiral until Henry's life resembles the drama of the big screen.
Egg and spoon Elena Rudina lives with her dying mother in the impoverished Russian countryside. One day, a train arrives carrying untold wealth, a cornucopia of food, and Ekaterina, a girl of Elena's age. When the two girls' lives collide, an adventure begins that includes mistaken identity, a monk locked in a tower, a prince travelling incognito and a wise-cracking Baba Yaga, a witch who lives in a house perched on chicken legs.
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. Chinese Cinderella The plight of a young girl who, because of traditional Chinese beliefs, is rejected by her family at birth. 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. 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.
Aliens in the family Jake helps her new step-sister and step-brother to protect an alien from another dimension. 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. Dangerous spaces Athena finds a box covered with green material. Inside it, she sees a dream world which draws her and her cousins in. Haunting, The A child begins to receive strange messages and learns about a family legacy.
Maddigan's quest Garland Maddigan, twelve year old daughter of Fantasia's ringmaster, has made this trip before. The journey has frightening new challenges when three mysterious children join the travellers and sinister strangers follow them. Underrunners Kidnapping and suspense highlight this story of two children who have to rely on courage and resourcefulness to escape from a bleak house. How I alienated my grandmother After discovering a long buried, mysterious device in his back yard, Michael inadvertently causes his Gran to become inhabited by an alien.
Michael and his best friend, Elvis set out to remedy the situation, only to discover the future of the Earth is at stake. Elvis is the expert in science fiction and technology, while Michael is quick thinking and can scheme his way out of trouble, as quickly as he gets into it. When I was little, like you A precious recount of growing up in the early days of the Papunya settlement in central Australia. The author tells about going bush with her family and learning about her culture and way of life.
Secrets in the fire Based on a true account of a young refugee girl's determination to overcome the loss of her legs in a Mozambique landmine accident. A deeply moving and unforgettable story. Samsara dog Samsara Dog lived many lives. Some were long, while others lasted only a few days. Dog never remembered them. He lived each life as it came until he learned the most important lesson of all.
Tiger stone In Java in the fourteenth century, the villagers are fearful of Mbah Merapi, the rumbling volcano that overshadows their lives. Kancil, the lowliest kitchen servant, knows the real danger is human but she is fatherless and mute. She will lose everything if her identity is revealed. But, Kancil must warn the villagers of the danger they are facing. Thaddeus Bix and the Pirates of Pepperjack When Thaddeus Bix is kidnapped by a gang of pirates and thrown inside a magical sea chest, he thinks things have gone pretty bad.
Little does he know they are just about to get worse. A swashbuckling adventure on the high seas awaits, with Thaddeus and his new friends Molly and Juniper as they attempt to outwit and escape a crew of stinking pirates, wizards, witches, giant talking spiders and worse. Oberon and his servant, Puck, cast a spell which causes Titania to fall magically in love with Nick Bottom, a weaver who has been given the head of a donkey. Oberon sees the error of his ways and seeks a way to reverse the spell and restore harmony.
Hairs in the palm of the hand A story that features civil rights for women. Handles A girl, who is mad about motor bikes, finds happiness in a run-down bike shop.
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This is the incredible story of Scott's adventures and the animals he saw along the way. This is the story five brothers who served, compiled from over five hundred letters and postcards, written from the battle front. From the training grounds of Victoria, Egypt and England, to the Western Front battlefields, this compelling, true story was compiled by the granddaughter of a surviving brother.
This is a story of mateship, bravery and sacrifice, and a heartbreaking account of a family torn apart by war. Daughter of the flames A sweeping fantasy chronicling a courageous girl's sometimes violent fight for freedom in a world ravaged by war and religious fanaticism. Tackles themes such as religion and terrorism as well as unconventional love.
Usually read by students in Year 10 and above. Swan kingdom, The Alexandra is a princess, albeit by her own description, a very plain looking one. She lives happily with the Queen and her three talented brothers but less happily with her father, the King. After her mother is killed by a terrible beast, Alexandra is banished to stay with her aunt and her brothers are exiled.
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Alexandra must find the inner strength to oppose her step-mother, restore her brothers and, thereby, heal the land. Children of the new forest, The Cavaliers and Roundheads battle it out in the turbulent setting of the English Civil war, providing the background for this classic tale of four orphans trying to survive in the forest. Head book, The A quick-fix guide to general knowledge and trivia. Everything you needed to know, and maybe didn't even know to ask, explained with wit and clarity.
So much to tell you Marina's face is shockingly scarred. She has not spoken since her father threw acid at her mother, hitting Marina instead. As part of a writing assignment, she has to keep a journal. In it, she deals realistically with her post-traumatic stress.
Staying alive in year 5 Mr Murlin is not an ordinary teacher. His rules are amazing, like eating chocolate in class is compulsory. Johnny and Max love being in his class but still get into lots of scrapes. Contains language and actions that may offend some readers. Take my word for it In a Year 9 boarding school dormitory, introspective Laura pours out her observations of friends, family, her frustrations and successes, her thoughts and feelings in her writing.
She also befriends Marina who readers met in 'So much to tell you'. Tomorrow, when the war began The first book in the Tomorrow series. A group of teenagers return from a camping trip to find their town invaded and their parents imprisoned. They must mature quickly, deal with teenage angst and become combative to ensure their own survival. Year my life broke, The Josh and his family have moved from a nice city house, to a boring street in the country.
There are dangerous strangers in his backyard and bullets flying past his ears. At his new school everyone thinks he is hopeless and he has no clue about sport, like cricket, but they are in for the shock of their lives. Home and away Everyone wants a safe place, a place to share with people they love and to call home. Torn from everything they know and love, a young boy and his family struggle to survive the harsh realities of living life as refugees.
A harrowing read for refugees from other lands, a disturbingly thought-provoking read for those of us who have always lived in peace and with plenty. Rabbits, The A sophisticated picture book depicting the invasion and multiplying of the rabbits. The threat that this poses is symbolic of the coming of white civilisation to Australia. I can jump puddles Alan Marshall's classic autobiography shows how someone who contracted polio at the age of six, in , and was permanently crippled can still lead a fulfilling life.
Star, The Marion, a wooden doll, has her loyal friends, Harley, and Polka, the dog. Marion longs for adventure and is lured by the world of glamour and fame. She becomes a glamorous Star but learns, painfully, that stardom has a use-by-date. Stories from the billabong Ten Aboriginal dreaming stories of the Yorta-Yorta people, with beautiful illustrations and information about the animals.
Santa Claus in Baghdad and other stories about teens in the Arab world Eight short stories that provide a window into the little known world of teenagers growing up in different parts of the Arab world, including Iraq, Tunisia, Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. Life of Pi The son of a zookeeper, Pi Patel has an encyclopedic knowledge of animal behavior and a fervent love of stories. When Pi is sixteen, his family emigrates from India to North America aboard a Japanese cargo ship, along with their zoo animals bound for new homes.
The ship sinks. Pi finds himself alone in a lifeboat, his only companions a hyena, an orangutan, a wounded zebra, and Richard Parker, a pound Bengal tiger. Soon the tiger has dispatched all but Pi, whose fear, knowledge, and cunning allow him to coexist with Richard Parker for days while lost at sea. When they finally reach the coast of Mexico, Richard Parker flees to the jungle, never to be seen again. The Japanese authorities who interrogate Pi refuse to believe his story and press him to tell them "the truth. Bird Let your imagination fly in this evocative, wordless picture book.
Lionheart: a journey of the human spirit The inspirational sailing adventure of Jesse Martin's solo voyage around the world. Sci-fi Junior High It isn't easy being the son of two of the smartest people in the galaxy, especially when everyone at your new school expects you to be a genuius too! Kelvin Klosmo and his interterrestial friends will need to work together to save the universe, because you never know in a science space station, if one of the scientists will turn out to be a mad robot.
Edge of extinction The age of man is over, reintroducing dinosaurs to Earth was an unsurprisingly bad idea. Sky Munday breaks free from her compound to face the surface, the dinosaurs and maybe even to find her missing father. Who will kill her first, her former compound community, or the reptilian predators above? Lots Come on a guided tour around the world and discover the many things that make each place unique. Sleepy sloths, colourful cows, prolific pastries, staggering skylines and teeming traffic; you'll be surprised what you find along the way.
There' so much to discover, experience and learn from our planet. Celebrating Australia: a year in poetry A collection of poems connected by many of the key days and celebrations throughout the year in Australia. Leave taking Toby and his mum and dad are leaving their family farm after the death of Toby's younger sister Leah. Together they sort through all of their belongings and put things aside to sell or throw out. Toby doesn't want to leave the only place he's called home. As his last day on the farm approaches, Toby has a plan to say goodbye to all the things and places that mean something special to him and Leah.
With the help of his best friend, Trigger the dog, he learns what it means to take your leave. Note on the door Full of warmth and humour, the poems provide snapshots of everyday family life, the fun of a beach holiday, raiding the fridge after school, fighting over whose turn it is to do the dishes, camping in the backyard and much more. Ratwhiskers and me A prose-verse novel, set amidst the chaos and brutality of the Victorian goldfields in the s. The narrator, traumatised by a fire in which her family died, and her mangy dog, Ratwhiskers, are befriended by a Chinese boy. Posing as a boy, she flees to the Chinese camp, pretending to be Chinese and taking a new name.
Redback mansion A collection of well-crafted literary poems with a rural theme. Star jumps Ruby's family and the dairy farm are struggling through the drought. Life isn't easy, but Ruby is determined to do her own bit to help save her family and the farm. Guinea pig town and other animal poems With sections on birds, Australian animals, pets, marine animals, farm animals, 'creepy crawly' ones and those in the wild, here is a huge variety of subject matter in many poetic forms including haiku, rhyming and non-rhyming verse using language to create wonderful word pictures for all who love animals as well as those who don't.
What's Biology all about? Discover what life is, how it works and why Biology is more exciting today then ever before Blading Advice to the beginner blader, whether young or old, on what equipment to use, where to skate and styles of blading, competitions and sponsorship. Introduces sports that use blading like hockey and speed skating. Birdie in the sky Birdie and her dad love being up in the sky in their Tiger Moth plane, Peggybelle. That is, until a terrible accident makes it a matter of life and death, and Birdie finds herself flying the plane alone. 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.
Zafir: through my eyes Zafir has a comfortable life in Syria with his doctor father and journalist mother. But, everything changes after the Day of Rage, when Zafir's father is arrested, his mother is injured and their house is bombed. Zafir's cousin takes him in but, that too, becomes dangerous as the city becomes more and more besieged. Zafir fears that his family may never be reunited to live in peace again. Bob Livy has visited her maternal grandmother before, on her farm outside of Melbourne, Victoria - but, she was only five years old then, and she can't seem to remember much.
Her grandmother shows her around, reminding her of all the fun they had last time she stayed, but only Livy seems to recall a 'wrong chicken' But, when a bomb explodes and the heir to the Austrian Empire is assassinated, Europe descends into war. Louis travels to the front as a war correspondent. In northern France, he witnesses the war's first battles and the beginning of trench warfare.
Louis' friends join the war effort too, with and against each other. Birds of a feather Year 6 schoolgirls must deal with issues of bullying. Boggle hunters: Game on Sam comes from a family of boggle hunters, although he is unaware of this when he is sent to stay with his English relatives. Computer games are Sam's passion and he cannot believe his eyes when he receives an invitation to become part of the role-playing game, 'Grim's castle'. Parallel stories ensue with Sam being led through a dangerous game and cousin Jenny searching for her missing parents.
Fantasy and magic weave throughout this exciting quest. 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. In hollow lands A group of teens are abducted into the land of the Korrigans. The human world continues to search for the group, who have now been separated into the two worlds. The heroic journeys of all the characters are akin to those journeys of the literature of old. Malvolio's revenge An English theatre troupe travelling in the New Orleans area, in a world of voodoo, black magic and gangsters, are dragged into a suspenseful mystery that involves murder, blackmail and intrigue.
Determined to make their fortune, they head to Beechworth, straight into the midst of the search for Ned Kelly, the most notorious bushranger of all time. There are two views of Ned Kelly, a hero wronged by the police or a cold-blooded murderer. My Australian story: My father's war Marie's dad has been away for two years, fighting on the Somme battlefields in northern France. There hasn't been any word from him for months, no letters or postcards.
Marie and her mother decide to travel to France, to try and find out what has happened to him. Marie experiences first-hand what war is like, as she tries to piece together the clues behind her dad's disappearance. My Australian story: the Phar Lap mystery Prior to the Melbourne Cup horse race, an attempt was made to kill Phar Lap, the horse who won the race. Eleven year old Sally Fieldling's father is investigating and she documents the case, or what she learns of it, in her diary.
Ned Kelly's secret Hugo and his father have come to Australia to research life in the gold fields. When the coach they are travelling on is bailed up by a bushranger, they decide to find out all they can about bushrangers. Little does Hugo know that when he befriends fifteen year old Ned Kelly, he is much closer to bushrangers that he expected.
His comfortable travels with is father are about to lead to exciting and dangerous places. Tempestuous voyage of Hopewell Shakespeare, The Hopewell Shakespeare craves adventure and he joins the crew of a notorious buccaneer hunting for the Lost Island of the Lord of Alchemists where dreams come true. Tiger, The Java is the setting for this story about an Indonesian family and an old mystery surrounding Nick's grandmother.
Understudy's revenge, The Millie Osborne is an errand girl for King's company, the famous troupe of actors who, beset by misfortune, have decided to put on a spectacular performance of Hamlet to announce their comeback. When mysterious Oliver Parry arrives to audition for Hamlet, Millie is intrigued and wonders why he is so secretive. She investigates and Millie uncovers secret identities, betrayal, lies, revenge and, perhaps, even murder.
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. But, when his police-officer cousin arrives, flanked by a tall man in the uniform of the Federal Police, Emilio's long nightmare begins. Emilio's mother has been kidnapped in broad daylight by unidentified criminals, who appear to know a great deal about her business and who have mistaken her for a wealthy businesswoman. Road to Camelot, The Short stories from a range of authors using characters from the life and times of the legendary King Arthur.
Each tells the story of a turning point or magical moment in the early life of that character and the consequence for the future. Beautiful lie, A In , Bilal is shields his dying father from the truth about the violence that is threatening India and their formerly peaceful community. With determination and help from friends, Bilal persuades others to collude with him in this deception, even printing false pages of the local newspaper.
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Bilal just wants his father to die in peace but that means Bilal has a complicated relationship with the truth. How to hang a witch The trials of high school start to feel like modern day witch hunt for Samantha Mather, who has all the wrong connections to Salem's past. To say Sam is unwelcome in Salem would be an understatement. She is the target of the Descendants, a mysterious group of girls whose ancestors were persecuted in the Witch Trials.
Complicating her life further is Elijah, an inconveniently handsome resident ghost, and her cute new neighbour, Jaxon. When a centuries old curse is rekindled, Sam finds herself in the centre of it. Can she stop history repeating itself? This series gives young readers the chance to discover Shakespeare for themselves. Also included are useful notes on the themes within the stories and a background to the Globe Theatre.
As you like it: a Shakespeare story Duke Senior has been forced into exile from the court by the usurping Duke Frederick. He takes refuge in the Forest of Arden with a band of faithful lords, and what follows is a hilarious tale of love and mistaken identity. Hamlet: a Shakespeare story Murder most foul. An action packed retelling of the blood-soaked story of Hamlet.
Julius Caesar: a Shakespeare story Rome's greatest general, Julius Caesar, returns to the city celebrating a glorious victory. But among the cheering crowds a group of conspirators are determined to prevent Caesar becoming king King Lear: A Shakespeare story Foolish and bad-tempered, King Lear divides the kingdom between his two wicked daughters, disowns his honest youngest daughter and banishes his friends.
As the kingdom falls apart and Learn's humiliation turns him mad, will he finally realise what he has done? Macbeth: a Shakespeare story A brilliant retelling of this wonderful tale of witches, murder and madness. Merchant of Venice, The: a Shakespeare story This charming series gives young readers the chance to discover the magic of Shakespeare for themselves. In Venice, the merchant Antonio borrows money so his friend can woo a beautiful lady. He agrees that if he doesn't repay Shylock the moneylender, Shylock can take a pound of his flesh.
When Antonio's ships sink and he loses his fortune, Shylock insists on the gruesome payment Midsummer night's dream: a Shakespeare story, A The course of true love never did run smooth A magical retelling of the classic love story of Hermia, Helen, Demetrius and Lysander - and of the impish fairy Puck, who meddles in their tangled web of love with hilarious consequences. Much ado about nothing: a Shakespeare story The hilarious tale of two couples, one in love and one in hatred.
Othello: a Shakespeare story Who can you trust? Othello grapples with this question, as his right hand man tries to convince him that his wife is unfaithful. Richard III: a Shakespeare story Richard 3 was an unpopular king, and this tale explores how he gained, then lost, power during his reign. Romeo and Juliet: a Shakespeare story The classic tragic tale of Romeo and Juliet, two young lovers from warring families. Shakespeare stories 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.
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. But her older sister, Katharina, must get married first. Katharina has such a fiery temper she is known as 'the shrew', and no man is brave enough to propose. Can Petruchio tame her with his outrageous behaviour? Tempest: a Shakespeare story, The Stranded on an island, Prospero causes a storm to destroy the ship carrying his enemies.
Twelfth night: a Shakespeare story A classic tale of romance from Shakespeare. Different like Coco Coco Chanel rose from poverty to become the founder of the famous fashion house of Chanel. The original and appealing illustrations give an extra dimension to the biography. Still mourning the loss of his mother and baby brother, Henry helps his father mine their claim, hoping to strike it rich. But they can't afford a mining licence so are at the mercy of corrupt police. When Henry meets a new friend, he enters a world of politics, riots and rebellion that will lead him to Eureka Stockade, one of the defining moments in Australian history.
Finch For years, Audrey has always believed she is destined to be alone. Even her younger sister calls her 'Nerd Girl'. However, her life is about change forever following her family's relocation to a vineyard in outback Australia. Upon arrival, Audrey meets a mysterious boy named Finch, who seems to understand her like no one else. There's just one problem, no one in the town even knows Finch exists. Girl like me, A In a Victorian farming community, Emmie's mother takes on Bertha to help with the chores and the two girls become friends. Emmie discovers Bertha's terrible secrets and their lives intertwine.
Based on true events and containing adult themes. Heart of magic Stacey wishes she could be more like her friend, Twyla. Twyla is confident, Stacey isn't. Twyla is daring, Stacey isn't. When a gypsy gives Stacey a gold heart pin, everything changes and Stacey starts behaving like the person she has always wanted to be.
As she gets ready for her twelfth birthday party, Ruby has never been happier. But, the world she knows is collapsing and people everywhere are losing their jobs and their homes. Soon Ruby's comfortable life will fall apart in ways she could never have imagined. Meet Ruby and join her adventure in the first of four stories about a happy-go-lucky girl in a time of great change.
Nellie's Quest It's and Nellie's best friend, Mary, is gravely ill.
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To provide Mary with the care she needs, Nellie must break a promise and go on a quest to find the Thompson family. Nellie's not sure if they will be able to help. Then Nellie's problems compound when her own life is in danger. Ruby and the country cousins It's and Ruby and her family have lost everything in the Great Depression. Leaving behind her dad, her school friends and everything she knows, Ruby moves to Kettle Farm to stay with her cousins.
Life in the country is new and strange, and Ruby has never felt like such an outsider. Thankfully, she has her much-loved dog, Baxter, for company. But, when he gets up to mischief, everything goes horribly wrong. But, she is still desperately worried about her dad. He hasn't written for weeks and nobody knows where he is. Ruby wonders if Dad will ever come back to them. When nobody will give Ruby any answers, she sets out to find him herself.
School days for Ruby It's When a desperately poor family moves to the area, no-one wants to be friends with them. Ruby will have to choose sides and she has already made one enemy at school, Doris Spinks. Ruby wants to do what she believes is right. And she wonders what Doris knows about Ruby's beloved dad who is missing. Nellie and her best friend, Mary, have left the famine in Ireland far behind and are full of hopes and dreams about getting a new job, and a new future. Nellie longs to learn to read, to be part of a family once more, and to never be hungry again.
Nellie and the secret letter It's and Nellie and her best friend, Mary, are starting new lives as kitchen maids in a grand Adelaide house. But Nellie's desire to live out her dreams soon leads to a battle with the spiteful cook, Bessie Rudge. Nellie must try to keep her temper and avoid being thrown out to beg on the streets.
And she doesn't know why Mary is acting so strangely. Nellie's greatest wish It's and Nellie is returning to Adelaide after searching for the Thompson family at the Burra. She's keen to get back to her best friend, Mary, who is ill in hospital. But she's in for a terrible shock. Even Nellie begins to feel that all is lost and that she might never achieve her dreams.
Will her spirit be crushed, or can she turn her fate around? Fairy four-eyes A star ballerina doesn't want to wear glasses with her tutu or dance with the only boy in ballet class who is new and who has become the teacher's favourite. Amazing and bizarre - ten wonderfully weird stories A collection of ten, strange stories, including one about a person who swam so much, he grew fins. Explorer Be an eyewitness to the daring and danger-filled adventures of explorers who risked all to set out across oceans, ice and space.
Chelonia Green: champion of turtles Michelle, alias Chellie, Chelonia is the scientific name for the green turtle , lives with her parents on a remote island off the coast of Queensland. When a cherished loggerhead turtle dies after being choked by a carelessly discarded fishing line, Chellie sets out on a clean-up campaign, using some very effective letter writing and emailing.
Maralinga's long shadow Yvonne Edwards, a highly respected Aboriginal artist and community leader, was just six years old when the first bombs of the nuclear tests at Maralinga were detonated in Australia in The tests continued until and their consequences profoundly affected her family and the community. Sack, The When Shane's dad loses his job, everything begins to change. No gun for Asmir Asmir and his family are trying to escape from the war in Sarajevo.
Forward march On ANZAC Day in Australia, people of all ages and nationalities gather at war memorials for the dawn service and line city streets to watch the march. This national day of mourning and commemoration honours the men and women who returned from war, and those who did not. Angel with a mouth-organ, The Two children listen to their mother's memories of wartime. Maralinga: the Anangu story In words and pictures, Yalata and Oak Valley community members, with author Christobel Mattingley, describe what happened in the Maralinga Tjarutja lands of South Australia, before the bombs and after.
Ring of bright water Set in the wilds of Scotland, this story follows the adventures of Mijbil, an adorable and mischievous otter. Shoutykid 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. Shoutykid: How Harry Riddles got nearly almost famous My name is Harry Riddles and I live with my parents, my evil sister and my twin baby brothers in Cornwall.
But, my dad has this crazy idea to take us sailing round the world. I guess swimming with dolphins, learning to scuba dive and climbing volcanoes could be pretty cool. But, I want to win the school Battle of the Bands competition and get Jess to go out with me. I can't do that if I'm stuck on a boat in the middle of the ocean. Shoutykid: How Harry Riddles made a mega amount of money Ok, here's the deal. My school is running out of money and might even have to close, but then my friend Jessica told everyone I could raise the mega-bucks and keep it open!
But Ed Bigstock was like, "Harry's just a dumb gamer! The only thing he knows how to save is his last score! But Bigstock's the real doughnut here, and I'll show him and everybody else- right after I finish playing and slaying at the new World of Zombies Run! Shoutykid: how Harry Riddles made a mega-amazing zombie movie Ten-year-old Harry has an older sister who is a constant source of irritation and a father who is a film writer, currently in a slump, so finances are extremely tight.
To add to this, Jessica is the new girl at school to whom he is too shy to speak and online bullies in has favourite game. Harry's claim to fame is his computer gaming and his love of Zombies, which he decides to combine and make an animated movie. Shoutykid: how Harry Riddles mega-massively broke the school I live with my mum, my dad and my evil sister, Charlotte. My mum is having twins so either me or Charlotte will lose our bedroom. Dad's moaning that I should do more sport and not be just a gamer.
I've joined the school football team although if we win anything it will be a miracle.
I've written to some football stars to see if they can help and to a bunch of people who might take Charlotte off our hands. Shoutykid: How Harry Riddles totally went wild When he is packed off on a school trip for half term, Harry is less than thrilled. He had planned to spend his holidays shooting zombies, not kayaking, abseiling and perfecting his archery skills. Even worse than all the outdoor activities, Harry has been put in a dorm with his arch enemy, Ed Bigstock. And, if Ed finds out that Harry is afraid of the dark, he will have a whole lot more to deal with.
Earthfasts Time travel and adventure intersect in this initial volume of the trilogy of the same name. Valentine Four teenagers who are all born on the same Valentine's Day begin to disappear. As the bodies mount up, Pearl Linford has to work out what is happening before it happens to her. Finn Blacklin also shares a Valentines birthday and is the sworn enemy of Pearl. Finn is also the Valentine and a Seelie fairy changeling swapped for a human boy at birth. The Unseelie have come to kill the Valentine but they do not know who it is.
Pearl must use all her wits to protect herself. Finn must come to terms with his newfound heritage. There is explosive chemistry too between them that must be dealt with. Sleeping beauty, The The story of The Sleeping Beauty spills over with fairies and princes, passion and despair, magnificence and splendour, and the ballet version of this classic tale is the most romantic and spectacular of all.
Beautiful monster Tessa needs to be perfect, the perfect daughter, with the perfect marks and the perfect body. But, there is a fine line between being in control and being controlled, in Tessa's effort to achieve perfection. Contains mature themes and some language in context. Usually read by student in Years 9,10 or above. Along the way, the crew will have to face a series of perilous challenges, including water shortages, crocodile attacks and scuba-diving catastrophes. Will the crew be able to win the race in the face of such adversity?
Aden Ridgeway Aussie Stars Tells of Aden Ridgeway's childhood, schooling and eventual rise to become a prominent Australian politician. Anthony Mundine Aussie stars Anthony Mundine's biography shows how he wanted to follow in his sporting father's footsteps. Aussie stars 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.
Deborah Mailman Aussie Stars Tells of Deborah's childhood, schooling and rise to become one of Australia's finest actors. Ernie Dingo A biography that traces the life of one of the most well known Aboriginal performers on television. Interesting information about the team, the game and about Michael. Exciting pages and great sports photography increase the impact of the text. Troy Cassar-Daley Aussie stars One of Australia's leading singers and songwriters, Troy Cassar-Daley began his career when he was only thirteen years old.
Diary Z Red Liston entertains the reader with diary entries about his teenage exploits. Kite rider, The Located in China in the period of the Mongols, this story follows Haoyou's intrepid adventures across oceans and the skies. Little lower than the angels, A Gabriel is apprenticed to a stonemason, a cruel master. When the opportunity presents itself, he runs away to join a troupe of travelling mystery players.
One thousand and one Arabian nights A retelling of these fantastic classic tales. Peter Pan in scarlet The former lost boys of Peter Pan's Neverland now lead normal adult lives but are plagued by realistic dreams. In this gripping official sequel, they return to find Peter Pan and to seek some answers. Ancient Australia Well-organised under clear headings and well-presented information about ancient Australia with contents, websites, a glossary and ideas for related things to do.
Australia's landforms Well-organised under clear headings and well-presented information on some of the unique and impressive landforms that can be found in Australia with contents, websites, a glossary and ideas for related things to do. Building your own robots Build fun robotics projects with common household items and old toys. The projects introduce you to core robotics concepts while keeping tasks simple and easy to follow. Design and build a self-propelled vehicle, hack an old remote control car to create a motorised robot, and use simple commands to build and program a virtual robot.
Quest of the sunfish series NEW 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. Quest of the sunfish: Castle in the sea, The The gang is back on the Sunfish searching for their lost father in a world devastated by climate change and greatly risen sea levels. The only clue they have is a coded list he left behind before he disappeared that names four scientists he was working on a top-secret project with.
But will the crew of the Sunfish be able to decipher the clues and track down the scientists before their arch enemy does? And now, in the wake of a huge storm, to ever find the missing Spinner they will have to overcome their fears, fix their ship and escape the capture of some greedy pirates, and that is just to begin with. Quest of the sunfish: Escape to the moon islands When their father disappears, twins Will and Annalie set out on a perilous sea voyage to find him.
They put their faith in a motley crew of runaways and a small sailing boat, the Sunfish. In a world transformed by a catastrophic flood, their ingenuity and friendships will be tested. Their biggest threat comes from the Admiralty, the all-powerful navy that rules the oceans. They're supposed to be the good guys but the deeper the Sunfish voyages into the Moon Islands, the more Will and Annalie realise that nothing is what seems. Still on the trail of their missing father Spinner, the friends of the Sunfish are desperately trying to catch up with him before the next inevitable pirate attack hits.
But with the deadly and vast outer ocean between them and their fleeing dad and their old nemesis Beckett hot on their heels again the crew's adventure is anything but over. The most perilous adventure the Sunfish and its crew have ever faced. Getting started with coding When you're ready to add coding to your creativity toolbox, this book introduces you to simple coding concepts that allow you to create a computer game, simulation and design tool.
Getting started with Engineering If you love tinkering then you'll have fun with these easy-to-complete projects, designed to broaden your understanding of basic engineering principles, challenge your problem-solving skills and sharpen your creativity. Jinxed Lacey Chu dreams of working for the company behind the revolutionary 'baku' a customisable smart pet that replaces the mobile phone but functions as a pet. To fulfil her dream she must be accepted into the Profectus Academy but her financial situation and family background seem to be standing in her way.
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That is, until she comes across Jinx; an incredibly advanced cat baku who goes beyond the functions of normal baku to forge an extraordinary bond with Lacey and paves the way to the possibility of her dreams coming true. Until Jinx misbehaves that is Trapped by the ice: Shackleton's amazing Antarctic adventure A dramatic introduction to Ernest Shackleton's Trans-Atlantic expedition which was brought to a chilling halt when his ship, Endurance, was gripped by the Weddell ice pack and he, and his crew, had to face appalling conditions.
Stuff happens: Harry Stuff happens sometimes. For Harry it happened in art class. All Harry wants is to fly through school under the radar. He's decided that being good at something means attention and, in Harry's case, that attention is more than unwanted. During an excursion to an art gallery, Harry is really unenthusiastic and bored.
That is, until he sees a certain painting. DK findout: Ancient Egypt All you have you ever wanted to know about the Ancient Egyptians, from how they ate to how they made their mummies. This book is packed with surprising facts and amazing pictures of Ancient Egypt. Antarctica This book contains a vast amount of information about the environment and life in Antarctica. Sister chick The journey of a curlew in its migration from Siberia to Australia and a journey of a child from silence to speech.
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Binna Binna man, The A young Aboriginal boy is travelling back to his home on the mission to attend the funeral of a cousin. Maybe tomorrow In this story of reconciliation and courage, Boori is determined to carry on his late brother's tradition of storytelling and performing. Flytrap The story of a lie that gets out of control. Nancy is worried. She's told her teacher she has something that she doesn't, and now Miss Susan wants her to bring it in to show the class. My girragundji When a boy has bullies, a scary monster lurking about at night, and a strange noise outside his window to contend with, the last thing he expects is for a little green tree frog to be his saviour.
But he names the frog Girragundji and together they learn how to be brave and face the world together. Jinxed When Jinx accidentally smashes her next door neighbour's python tank with a misplaced totem tennis ball and is expected to replace it, she needs to make some cash fast.
No slow and steady job for Jinx, but all her get rich quick schemes are going awry. Anna the goanna and other poems A colourful, engaging picture book containing a collection of poems about living in an Aboriginal community. Rose blanche A picture book that tells of Rose, a little girl living in a small German town during the war, who sees trucks going to a place outside of town and wants to find out more. Among ants, between bees An anthology covering a wide range of human experiences.
Ship kings 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. Ship kings: coming of the whirlpool, The Young Dow Amber is no sailor. But driven by a strange sea-longing he ventures down to the great grim bay known as the Claw. Direct beschikbaar. Verkoop door bol. Ebook Op verlanglijstje. Meer informatie over Kobo Plus. Carolyne Aarsen Trusting the Cowboy.
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