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            Oracle
              

            Oracle (Paperback)

            By French, Jackie

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            Nikko lives in a small farming village in Greece near the stronghold of Mycenae in 1200 BC. When his sister Thetis is born, Nikko rescues her from the hillside where she has been abandoned, setting off an unforseen chain of events. Ages 12+.

            ISBN 9780732288402
            Published AU 1 Jul 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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            The Youngest Templar: Trail of Fate
             

            The Youngest Templar: Trail of Fate (Paperback)

            By Spradlin, Michael P.

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            Having escaped the Holy Land, the young squire Tristan must cross Europe on his secret mission to save the Holy Grail. Age 8-12.

            ISBN 9780732290719
            Published AU 1 Apr 2010
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
            Interest Age Children
            Series Youngest Templar
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            My Australian Story: Castle Hill Rebellion

            My Australian Story: Castle Hill Rebellion (Paperback)

            By Michaels, Chrissie

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            Do we count you in? When Joe is reluctantly dragged into a deadly plot by rebellious convicts at the Castle Hill prison farm on the outskirts of Sydney Town, he quickly realises it does not pay to be their enemy. He has been quietly working out his sentence as a shepherd boy, in ...the company of his friends, Pat and Kitt - who has set her eye on Joshua Holt, son of the heroic General of Wicklow. But the croppies are hard, tough patriots of Ireland and desperate to revolt and Joe finds himself amidst a desperate bid for freedom in the first convict uprising against the colony of New South Wales.
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            ISBN 9781742991863
            Published AU 1 May 2019
            Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
            Interest Age 9-11 years
            Series My Australian Story
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            Mortal Combat
             

            Mortal Combat (Paperback)

            By Chatterton, Martin

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            What's the worst idea you've ever had? When 10,000-year-old boy Mortimer DeVere and his crew of accidental time travellers find themselves slap-bang in the middle of World War Two, things start to look pretty dicey. But once the gang escape Germany, they find that in comparison t...o where they end up, wartime Berlin is ein walk in the park. As he faces an army of vicious Vikings, demented dinosaurs and nutty nudists, Mort discovers that ripping a great big hole in the fabric of time was probably not one of his better ideas.
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            ISBN 9780857986917
            Published AU 1 May 2015
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age Children
            Series Mort
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            The Kensington Reptilarium
             

            The Kensington Reptilarium (Paperback)

            By Gemmell, N. J.

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            One of Australia's best authors of contemporary novels turns her hand to children's fiction for the first time u with wonderful results. The Caddy kids are having the best time. Dad's away hunting and eldest sister Kick is looking after Scruff, Pin and Bert u and they're loving i...t. Until they find out their father is missing ...This is the story of how four loud, grubby urchins from the Aussie outback find themselves in the heart of London, where the first peacetime Christmas after the six long, hard years of World War II promises to be a big one. Except for the Caddy kids. Their Scrooge-like Uncle Basti hates children. He prefers the company of the hundreds of snakes in his terrace house u the fabled Kensington Reptilarium. But fate lends the Caddy kids a helping hand in the guise of the outraged authorities who want to close down the Reptilarium. With the police about to descend u and the kids about to riot if they don't get their Christmas wishes u can sour old Basti possibly be transformed in time? A feel-good tale that will have you cheering on these four fearless bush kids as they take on the world!
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            ISBN 9780857980502
            Published AU 1 Nov 2013
            Publisher Random House
            Interest Age Children
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            Simpson'S Donkey
             

            Simpson'S Donkey (Paperback)

            By Stanley, Peter

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            Based on Simpson's donkey, the most famous animal in Australian history, this tells the story of his service during the Gallipoli campaign, where for three weeks he was one of several donkeys that Simpson used to carry wounded men down to Anzac Cove.

            ISBN 9781741968118
            Published AU 1 Mar 2011
            Publisher Murdoch Books
            Interest Age 9-11 years
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            An Anzac Tale

            An Anzac Tale (Hardback)

            By Starke, Ruth; Illustrated by Holfeld, Greg

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            In this graphic novel, Ruth Starke and Greg Holfeld have combined to create an extraordinary and original work for upper primary students on the subject of Gallipoli and the Anzac campaign.

            ISBN 9781921504532
            Published AU 26 Mar 2018
            Publisher Working Title Press
            Interest Age Children
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            With a Sword in My Hand

            With a Sword in My Hand (Paperback)

            By van Rijckeghem, Jean-Claude; van Beirs, Pat; Nieuwenhuizen, John

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            Marguerite's father is desperate for a son. Instead he's stuck with a feisty, stubborn, red-headed daughter who refuses to behave like a lady.This exciting medieval romance-adventure story is based on historical fact about a 14-year-old heiress to Flanders called Marguerite Van M...ale.
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            ISBN 9781741758658
            Published AU 1 Apr 2010
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
            Interest Age 13+ years
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            Our Australian Girl: Pearlie's Pet Rescue (Book 2)
             

            Our Australian Girl: Pearlie's Pet Rescue (Book 2) (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Wang, Gabrielle; Illustrated by Masciullo, Lucia

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            It's 1941... and school is almost over - not just for summer, but forever. Darwin could be bombed any day, and everyone Pearlie knows is leaving for a safer place. Animals and pets of all kinds are being left behind, and Pearlie can't bear it. But can she rescue them all? And wha...t will happen when it's her turn to leave the home she loves? Follow Pearlie on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a courageous girl in a world at war.
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            ISBN 9780143307952
            Published AU 23 Apr 2014
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age Children
            Series Our Australian Girl
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            Our Australian Girl: Poppy at Summerhill (Book 2)
             

            Our Australian Girl: Poppy at Summerhill (Book 2) (Paperback, 2nd edition)

            By Wang, Gabrielle; Illustrated by Masciullo, Lucia

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            Poppy at Summerhill is the second story in a set of four about the amazing journey of a young Chinese Aboriginal girl, who lives on a Christian mission in 1864. Poppy sets out to chase her brother after he escapes from the Mission. Poppy is taken in by a caring homestead family, ...after a terrible accident leaves her injured.
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            ISBN 9780143305330
            Published AU 2 May 2011
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 9-12 years
            Series Our Australian Girl
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