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            Dawn Raid
             

            Dawn Raid (Paperback)

            By Smith, Pauline

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            What is an overstayer? Through Sofia's heartfelt diary entries, we witness the terror of being dawn-raided and gain an insight into the courageous and tireless work of the Polynesian Panthers in the 1970s as they encourage immigrant families across New Zealand to stand up for the...ir rights.
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            ISBN 9781775434757
            Published AU 1 Mar 2018
            Publisher Scholastic
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series My New Zealand Story
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            Refugee

            Refugee (Paperback)

            By Gratz, Alan

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            Three different kids. One mission in common: ESCAPE. Josef is a Jewish boy in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world. Isabel is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing h...er country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety and freedom in America. Mahmoud is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe. All three young people will go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangersfrom drownings to bombings to betrayals. But for each of them, there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, surprising connections will tie their stories together in the end
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            ISBN 9781742997681
            Published AU 1 Jun 2018
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

            The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback)

            By Boyne, John

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            Nine-years-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the Fury? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With'? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is... only one thing for it - he will have to explore this place alone.
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            ISBN 9780099572862
            Released AU 1 Aug 2012
            Publisher Vintage
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            White Bird

            White Bird (Hardback)

            By Palacio, R. J.

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            A powerful, unforgettable graphic novel from the world of Wonder, by globally bestselling and award-winning author R J Palacio. To the millions of readers who fell in love with R J Palacio's Wonder, Julian is best-known as Auggie Pullman's classroom bully. White Bird reveals a ne...w side to Julian's story, as Julian discovers the moving and powerful tale of his grandmother, who was hidden from the Nazis as a young Jewish girl in occupied France during the Second World War. An unforgettable, unputdownable story about strength, courage and the power of kindness to change hearts, build bridges, and even save lives, from the globally bestselling author of Wonder.
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            ISBN 9780241397244
            Released AU 7 Dec 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
            Series Wonder
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            Atticus Van Tasticus

            Atticus Van Tasticus (Paperback)

            By Daddo, Andrew; Illustrated by Michael King, Stephen

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            1750, when times were tough and teeth were rotten... As part of an ancient family tradition - as a birthday gift from his rich Grandnan, Atticus Van Tasticus chooses a pirate ship, a choice that will change the course of history - well, OK - his story, at least. Instead of going ...to school or down a coal mine, Atticus pulls together a rag-tag bunch misfits - OOPS - a tough, brilliant crew, and sets out to wreak havoc - AHEM - live a piratin' life. With almost nothing, Atticus has a heart for adventure and beauty and danger. Where any minute might be your last, and your next minute could be your best. (If only they could get off the dock...)
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            ISBN 9780143796541
            Published AU 3 Sep 2019
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 6-8 years
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            Loyal Creatures

            Loyal Creatures (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gleitzman, Morris

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            In 2014 Morris Gleitzman promises to captivate his fans yet again with another heart-rending and compelling novel set in wartime. Once, Then, After and Now took us inside young people in World War Two. Loyal Creatures is the story of a sixteen-year-old volunteer and his horse in ...World War One. Ages 8+.
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            ISBN 9780670077427
            Published AU 28 May 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
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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 Children / Young Adults
            Series The Butter O'Bryan Mysteries
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            The Chicken's Curse

            The Chicken's Curse (Paperback)

            By Watts, Frances

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            Felix and Livia are two runaways who are being pursued across the Roman empire, from the darkest, dampest corner of Gaul to the dry, desert sands of Tadmor. They must reach Rome by the Ides of April to rescue Livia's brother before he is sent into the arena to do battle with lion...s - and perhaps a vicious ostrich or two! Along the way, the pair are helped (and hindered) by a selfish sacred chicken, a foolish camel and a grumpy magic carpet as they encounter bandits, a shipwreck and a false accusation. Will they save Livia's brother in time, or will they all fall victim to the chicken's curse?
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            ISBN 9781760525569
            Published AU 4 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 8-12 years
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            Grenade

            Grenade (Paperback)

            By Gratz, Alan

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            It's 1945, and the world is in the grip of war. Hideki lives with his family on the island of Okinawa, near Japan. When WWII crashes onto his shores, Hideki is drafted into the Blood and Iron Student Corps to fight for the Japanese army. He is handed a grenade and a set of instru...ctions: Don't come back until you've killed an American soldier. Ray, a young American Marine, has just landed on Okinawa. This is Ray's first-ever battle, and he doesn't know what to expector if he'll make it out alive. He just knows that the enemy is everywhere, with ambushes and dangerous traps. But then the two of them collide in the middle of the battle...and choices they make in that single instant will change everything. Alan Gratz, New York Times best-selling author of Refugee, returns with this high-octane story of how fear and war tear us apart, but how hope and redemption tie us together.
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            ISBN 9781760665203
            Published AU 1 Jan 2019
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age Children
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            The War That Saved My Life

            The War That Saved My Life (Paperback, UK ed.)

            By Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker

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            A young disabled girl and her brother are evacuated from London to the English countryside during World War II, where they find life to be much sweeter away from their abusive mother.

            ISBN 9781925355642
            Published AU 16 May 2016
            Publisher Misc - United Book Distributor
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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