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              A Long Petal of the Sea

              A Long Petal of the Sea (Hardback)

              By Allende, Isabel

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              That September 2, 1939, the day of the Spanish exiles' splendid arrival in Chile, the Second World War broke out in Europe. Victor Dalmau is a young doctor when he is caught up in the Spanish Civil War, a tragedy that leaves his life - and the fate of his country - forever change...d. Together with his sister-in-law, the pianist Roser Bruguera, he is forced out of his beloved Barcelona and into exile. When opportunity to seek refuge in Chile arises, they take it, boarding a ship chartered by the poet Pablo Neruda to the promised `long petal of sea and wine and snow' over the seas. There, they find themselves enmeshed in a rich web of characters who come together in love and tragedy over the course of four generations, destined to witness the battle between freedom and repression as it plays out across the world. A masterful work of historical fiction about hope, exile and belonging, A Long Petal of the Sea is Isabel Allende at the height of her powers.
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              ISBN 9781526615909
              Released AU 21 Jan 2020
              Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Parvana

              Parvana (Paperback)

              By Ellis, Deborah

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              Afghanistan: Parvana's father is arrested and removed by Taliban solders. Under Taliban law, women and girls are not allowed to leave home without a man, so Parvana, her mother and sisters must stay inside. When their food runs out, they face starvation, so Parvana must pretend t...o be a boy.
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              ISBN 9781865086941
              Published AU 1 Jan 2002
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Republic of Birds

              The Republic of Birds (Paperback)

              By Miller, Jessica

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              From rising star Jessica Miller comes this richly imagined fantasy adventure, an unmissable addition to the genre for readers of Karen Foxlee, Jessica Townsend and Philip Pullman.

              ISBN 9781922268044
              Published AU 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

              The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Paperback)

              By Alexie, Sherman

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              Suitable for young adults, this book tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist who leaves his school on the Spokane Indian Reservation to attend an all-white high school. It chronicles contemporary adolescence as seen through the eyes of one Native American boy.

              ISBN 9781783442010
              Released AU 2 Mar 2015
              Publisher Andersen Press Ltd
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Bone Sparrow

              The Bone Sparrow (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Fraillon, Zana

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              Sometimes, at night, the dirt outside turns into a beautiful ocean. As red as the sun and as deep as the sky. I lie in my bed, Queeny's feet pushing up against my cheek, and listen to the waves lapping at the tent. Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention cen...tre after his mother fled the violence of a distant homeland, life behind the fences is all he has ever known. But as he grows, his imagination gets bigger too, until it is bursting at the limits of his world. The night sea brings him gifts, the faraway whales sing to him, and the birds tell their stories. The most vivid story of all, however, is the one that arrives one night in the form of Jimmie, a scruffy, impatient girl who appears from the other side of the wires, and brings a notebook written by the mother she lost. Unable to read it, she relies on Subhi to unravel her own family's love songs and tragedies. Subhi and Jimmie might both find a way to freedom, as their tales unfold. But not until each of them has been braver than ever before.
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              ISBN 9780734417138
              Published AU 28 Jun 2016
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition
               

              The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition (Paperback)

              By Morris, Heather

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              I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would bec...ome one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. This edition is edited and updated for younger readers, and also contains extra materials, including classroom discussion points, additional photos, maps and documents and other educational resources.
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              ISBN 9781760686031
              Published AU 3 Jun 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes
               

              The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Paperback)

              By Collins, Suzanne

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              • Pub Date
                20 May 20

              Untitled Panem Novel will revisit the world of Panem sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games, starting on the morning of the reaping of the Tenth Hunger Games.

              ISBN 9781743836811
              Published AU 20 May 2020
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Hunger Games
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              Dry

              Dry (Paperback)

              By Shusterman, Neal; Shusterman, Jarrod

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              When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman.The drought - or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls ...it - has been going on for a while now. Everyone's lives have become an endless list of don'ts: don't water the lawn, don't fill up your pool, don't take long showers.Until the taps run dry.Suddenly, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbours and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. And when her parents don't return and her life - and the life of her brother - is threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she's going to survive.
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              ISBN 9781406386851
              Released AU 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Road To Winter

              The Road To Winter (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Smith, Mark

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              Finn has survived alone for two years since the virus that killed everyone. When a stranger arrives, everything changes forever.

              ISBN 9781925355123
              Published AU 27 Jun 2016
              Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

              Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Riggs, Ransom

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              On the New York Times -bestseller list for more than 52 consecutive weeks, this edition includes an excerpt from the much-anticipated sequel and an interview with Riggs. It's an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.

              ISBN 9781594746031
              Released AU 15 Jul 2013
              Publisher Quirk Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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