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            The Book of Chance

            The Book of Chance (Paperback)

            By Whiting, Sue

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            Chance is a black-and-white thinker until she realises that sometimes there are shades of grey. Chance is in Year 7 and thinks she has it all - a loving mother, dog Tiges, best friend and almost-sister next door. But when a reality TV team makes over her house, she discovers news...paper cuttings from the past that cause her to question the world as she knows it and everyone in it. Then she finds herself caught between two realities, identities and worlds. Face-to-face with the truth, Chance has a very difficult decision to make, which almost splits her in two. This powerful story explores what is true and what is fake in today's world. And while Chance is all about the truth, she ponders whether "Maybe being truthful was really just a big lie."
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            ISBN 9781760651367
            Published AU 1 Apr 2020
            Publisher Walker Books Australia
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            Kensy and Max 6: Full Speed

            Kensy and Max 6: Full Speed (Paperback)

            By Harvey, Jacqueline

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            After a school excursion goes horribly wrong, Kensy and Max are left with a sneaking suspicion that the incident was no accident. But there's no time for investigation as the twins are whisked away on a fully sanctioned Pharos mission. Upon landing in Zermatt, Kensy and Max are t...asked with infiltrating the Van Leer family. Strange as the Van Leers are, proof of their misdeeds is scarce. And when a surprising figure appears in the ski town, it seems there is more than one mystery to solve. Kensy and Max are on a mission for justice and won't stop until it's served.
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            ISBN 9781760890025
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Unadoptables

            The Unadoptables (Paperback)

            By Tooke, Hana; Illustrated by Rubio, Ayesha L.

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            'Milou,' Lotta said softly. 'We need adoption papers to leave. And no one except that horrid merchant wants us.' 'Well then,' replied Milou with a grin. 'We'll just have to adopt ourselves.' In all the years that Elinora Gassbeek has been matron of the Little Tulip Orphanage, not... once have the Rules for Baby Abandonment been broken. Until the autumn of 1886, when five babies are left in outrageous circumstances- one in a tin toolbox, one in a coal bucket, one in a picnic hamper, one in a wheat sack, and finally, one in a coffin-shaped basket. Those babies were Lotta, Egg, Fenna, Sem and Milou; who were swiftly and firmly deemed 'the unadoptables'. Twelve years on the children still have each other - until the fateful night a most sinister gentleman appears and threatens to tear them apart. The gang decide to make a daring escape, fleeing the frozen canals of Amsterdam for an adventure packed with puppets and pirate ships, clock-makers and cruel villains - and with only a scrap of a clue to guide them to their mysterious new home . . .
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            ISBN 9780241453612
            Released AU 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Fall

            The Fall (Paperback)

            By Bancks, Tristan

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            In the middle of the night, Sam is woken by angry voices from the apartment above. He goes to the window to see what's happening - only to hear a struggle, and see a body fall from the sixth-floor balcony. Pushed, Sam thinks. Sam goes to wake his father, Harry, a crime reporter, ...but Harry is gone. And when Sam goes downstairs, the body is gone, too. But someone has seen Sam, and knows what he's witnessed. The next twenty-four hours could be his last.
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            ISBN 9781760892654
            Published AU 18 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 7-12 years
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            Two Wolves

            Two Wolves (Paperback)

            By Bancks, Tristan

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            One afternoon, police officers show up at Ben Silver's front door. Minutes after they leave, his parents arrive home. Ben and his little sister Olive are bundled into the car and told they're going on a holiday. But are they? It doesn't take long for Ben to realise that his paren...ts are in trouble. Ben's always dreamt of becoming a detective - his dad even calls him 'Cop'. Now Ben gathers evidence and tries to uncover what his parents have done. The problem is, if he figures it out, what does he do? Tell someone? Or keep the secret and live life on the run? WINNER, Young Australian Best Books Award (YABBA) - Fiction for Years 7-9, 2015 HONOUR BOOK, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Younger Readers 2015 'A tense, hard-edged, no-holds-barred thriller.' Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series 'A high stakes adventure that will keep you guessing and breathless until the very end.' Michael Gerard Bauer, author of Don't Call Me Ishmael
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            ISBN 9781760892661
            Published AU 18 Jun 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            The Ghost of Howlers Beach (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #1)

            The Ghost of Howlers Beach (The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries, #1) (Paperback)

            By French, Jackie

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            Butter O'Bryan has been told there are ghosts on Howler's Beach, but are there? Butter O'Bryan may live in a 'Very Small Castle' on the headland with his father and doting aunts, but he is very aware of the hardship that the Depression has created with 'susso' camps' and desperat...e unemployment. Butter has been told there are ghosts on nearby isolated Howler's Beach, but are there? And how can the children that Butter plays cricket with on the beach simply vanish? Who are these children and why do they refuse his help? Butter is certain the children are hiding a secret and he is determined to solve the mystery.
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            ISBN 9781460757727
            Published AU 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 7-12 years
            Series The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries
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            The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan: Enola Holmes 4

            The Case of the Peculiar Pink Fan: Enola Holmes 4 (Paperback)

            By Springer, Nancy

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            Enola is thrown into a tailspin when she receives a desperate message from her old friend, Lady Cecily. Enola knows she must help her friend before it's too late - but she doesn't know how! This complicated case has Enola hunting down clues all over London until she finally disco...vers the awful truth: Lady Cecily is being held prisoner! Enola must risk her own freedom and join forces with her brother, the famed Sherlock Holmes, to free Cecily. Can Enola trust her brother, and can they save Cecily in time?
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            ISBN 9781760637408
            Published AU 4 Feb 2019
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 13+ years
            Series Enola Holmes
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            Catching Teller Crow

            Catching Teller Crow (Paperback)

            By Kwaymullina, Ambelin; Kwaymullina, Ezekiel

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            Nothing's been the same for Beth Teller since she died. Her dad, a detective, is the only one who can see and hear her - and he's drowning in grief. But now they have a mystery to solve together. Who is Isobel Catching, and what's her connection to the fire that killed a man? Wha...t happened to the people who haven't been seen since the fire? As Beth unravels the mystery, she finds a shocking story lurking beneath the surface of a small town, and a friendship that lasts beyond one life and into another. Told in two unforgettable voices, this gripping novel weaves together themes of grief, colonial history, violence, love and family.
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            ISBN 9781760631628
            Published AU 29 Aug 2018
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Kensy and Max 5: Freefall

            Kensy and Max 5: Freefall (Paperback)

            By Harvey, Jacqueline

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            The chase is on as the twins head to America!

            ISBN 9780143796985
            Published AU 3 Mar 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series Kensy and Max
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            One Of Us Is Next

            One Of Us Is Next (Paperback)

            By McManus, Karen

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            Introducing - ONE OF US IS NEXT. Welcome back to Bayview High . . . It is a year after the action of One of Us Is Lying, and someone has started playing a game of Truth or Dare. But this is no ordinary Truth or Dare. This game is lethal. Choosing the truth may reveal your darkest... secrets, accepting the dare could be dangerous, even deadly. The teenagers of Bayview must work together once again to find the culprit, before it's too late . . .
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            ISBN 9780241376928
            Released AU 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 13+ years
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