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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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            Prince of Ponies
             

            Prince of Ponies (Hardback)

            By Gregg, Stacy

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            A touching horse story from master storyteller, Stacy Gregg - a tale of survivors and the things we have to reconcile ourselves with when others are left behind...

            ISBN 9780008332310
            Released AU 24 Sep 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-12 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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            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 Children
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            Loyal Creatures

            Loyal Creatures (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gleitzman, Morris

            • RRP: $19.99
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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 Love That I Have
             

            The Love That I Have (Paperback)

            By Moloney, James

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            'WINTER CALLS FOR A GOOD BOOK, AND WE'VE FOUND ONE TO RIVAL THE BOOK THIEF' - The Australian Women's Weekly Margot Baumann has left school to take up her sister's job in the mailroom of a large prison. But this is Germany in 1944, and the prison is Sachsenhausen concentration cam...p near Berlin. Margot is shielded from the camp's brutality as she has no contact with prisoners. But she does handle their mail and, when given a cigarette lighter and told to burn the letters, she is horrified by the callous act she must carry out with her own hands. This is especially painful since her brother was taken prisoner at Stalingrad and her family have had no letters from him. So Margot steals a few letters, intending to send them in secret, only to find herself drawn to their heart-rending words of hope, of despair, and of love. This is how Margot comes to know Dieter Kleinschmidt - through the beauty and the passion of his letters to his girlfriend. And since his girlfriend is also named Margot, it is like reading love letters written for her. From award-winning Australian author James Moloney, comes a fresh and compelling story about love, loss and profound bravery. For fans of The Book Thief, this powerful and heartbreaking story set during WW2 stays with you long after the final page is read. MORE PRAISE FOR THE LOVE THAT I HAVE: 'a beautiful, heartbreaking and affecting read. ... Definitely one for book club, just don't forget the tissues.' - The Australian Women's Weekly 'a heartbreaking, harrowing and deeply hopeful story ... for readers of The Book Thief, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas' - Books+Publishing 'A compelling and emotionally charged story of young love and survival, bravery and humanity. The closing months of the Second World War in Germany are seen from a surprising and fresh perspective. I was holding back tears from page 72.' - Shona Martyn, Spectrum Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald 'a profoundly hopeful and humanity-affirming novel, portraying the equalis
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            ISBN 9781460754641
            Published AU 17 Jun 2019
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 14+ years
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            Private Peaceful

            Private Peaceful (Paperback)

            By Morpurgo, Michael

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            Tonight, more than any other night of my life, I want to feel alive.

            ISBN 9780007486441
            Released AU 1 Dec 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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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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            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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            • Pub Date
              24 Feb 20

            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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            • Pub Date
              4 Feb 20

            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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