Audrey is used to not fitting in. She knows she's different - even her little sister calls her "Nerd Girl". When her family moves to the country to live on a vineyard property, Audrey makes a secret friend: a boy, Finch, who seems to understand her as nobody else can. But there's something mysterious about Finch. Who is he, really?
Ludo helps other people. It's how he was brought up. When Dad is elected to Federal Parliament, Ludo grabs the chance to make Australia an even better place. But he soon discovers it's not the homeless of the national capital who most need his help - it's the rich and powerful.
|Author:||Ambelin Kwaymullina; Ezekiel Kwaymullina|
|Awards:||Shortlisted ABIA Book of the Year for Older Children - 2019|
An extraordinary thriller, told from the perspective of two Aboriginal protagonists, which weaves together themes of grief, colonial history, violence, love and family.
Nothing's been the same for Beth Teller since she died.
Her dad, a detective, is the only one w... read more
|Series:||The Storm Keeper Quartet|
Catherine Doyle's stunning middle-grade debut, an evocative tale of ancient magic, bravery, and family bonds."Fans of Harry Potter or Percy Jackson can add Fionn Boyle as a generous and brave hero from the Emerald Isle." - School Library C... read more
|Author:||R. A. Spratt|
|Series:||The Peski Kids|
April Peski is mad. She's had a traumatic experience in the woods and no one believes that she saw a bear. A big, stinky bear! Meanwhile, Joe is worried about April's sanity and Fin wishes he had never been introduced to Currawong's crazy Cat Lady. Loretta jus... read more
|Author:||Alex T. Smith|
From the international bestselling creator of Claude, comes a brand new hero - Mr Penguin, adventurer and penguin.
Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in this new Alex T. Smith series with plenty of slapstick humour, mystery and adventure. Highly illustrat... read more
There's a new superhero on the block, with super fishy powers. Faster than a speeding mullet ... stronger than a bull shark ... it's Fish Kid! Slugging down slimy sea cucumbers and jellyfish is enough to make anyone vomit. BLAAGH!! Will Bodhi (aka Fish Kid) sniff o... read more
Hunter Marks knows everything there is to know about dinosaurs. But does he know enough to pass the computer game test and make it into top-secret D-Bot Squad?
|Series:||The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters|
In the spirit of A Series of Unfortunate Events and the Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series, The Unintentional Adventures of the Bland Sisters will captivate middle-grade readers looking for humor, hijinks, and a swas... read more
It struck Henry that perhaps he was waiting for the exact right moment to be daring and brave. The exact right moment where he felt no worry at all, not one tiny flicker. But what if that moment never came? Henry Hoobler is a reluctant adventurer who is ... read more
An adrenaline-fuelled adventure in a new series by top thriller writer Simon Lelic.
Ollie Turner isn't sure he's ready to be a hero ...
Our city. Our secret. Our rules. Snatched from his bed in the middle of the night, Ollie Turner is thrust into a world of danger and ex... read more
|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
Hi! I’m Stella and yes, I’ll admit it. I sprayed the class guinea pig with fire extinguisher foam (who knew those things actually worked?). Now I’ve been forced to enter the school talent show as punishment. You know who usually... read more