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              Top 100 books for early years (0-5)

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              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World
               

              Taking the Lead: How Jacinda Ardern Wowed the World (Hardback)

              By Hill, David; Illustrated by Morris, Phoebe

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              "An inspiring illustrated story for children about Jacinda Ardern, and her meteoric rise to become the worlds youngest female leader"--Publisher information.

              ISBN 9780143774518
              Published AU 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 5-10 years
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              Detention

              Detention (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

              • RRP: $16.99
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              Sima and her family are pressed to the rough, cold ground among about fifty others. They lie next to the tall detention centre fence, designed to keep them in. The wires are cut one by one. When they make their move to escape, a guard is alerted and raises the alarm. There's shou...ting, smoke bombs, people tackled to the ground. In the chaos Sima is separated from her parents and baby sister. Dad told her to run no matter what, so she does, hiding in a local school. But when the school goes into lockdown, Sima's stuck. And a boy, Dan, finds her hiding in the toilet block. What does Dan do? Help her? Dob her in? She's breaking the law, but is it right to lock kids up? And if he offers to help, should Sima trust him? Or run? One moment, one decision, will change the course of their lives.
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              ISBN 9780143791799
              Published AU 2 Jul 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Paris Secret

              The Paris Secret (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lester, Natasha

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              A wardrobe of Dior gowns, a secret kept for sixty-five years, and the three women bound forever by war... from the international bestselling author of The French Photographer England, 1939 When war breaks out, talented pilot Skye Penrose joins the British war effort, flying fight...er planes across England to the RAF's secret airfields. Here she encounters two people from her past: her estranged sister Liberty and childhood soulmate Nicholas Crawford, now engaged to the enigmatic Frenchwoman Margaux Jourdan. As they are drawn ever deeper into the conflict in Europe, an unspeakable betrayal entwines their fates. Cornwall, 2012 Kat Jourdan, an Australian fashion conservator, discovers a priceless collection of Dior gowns in her grandmother Margaux's vacant cottage. As she delves into the mystery she receives a message that calls into question everything Kat thought she knew about her beloved grandmother, leading her to unearth a heartbreaking story of love and tragedy - and an extraordinary act of sacrifice. The Dior Legacy is an unforgettable story about the lengths people go to protect one another, and a love that, despite everything, lasts a lifetime. Praise for Natasha Lester's novels 'Emotionally charged and unforgettable' Publishers Weekly starred review 'Historical fiction at its best' Who Weekly
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              ISBN 9780733641886
              Published AU 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Hachette
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader
               

              Jacinda Ardern: A New Kind of Leader (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Chapman, Madeleine

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              Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern is a leader for a new generation, one tired of inertia in the face of pressing issues such as climate change, immigration and the rise of far-right terrorism. Ardern was catapulted onto the international stage with her grace and compas...sion following the Christchurch mosque shooting. Oprah Winfrey invited us to 'channel our inner Jacindas' as praise for Ardern flooded headlines and social media. The world's youngest female head of government, and only the second elected world leader to give birth while in office, Ardern describes herself as a progressive and a social democrat. In this revealing biography, journalist Madeleine Chapman discovers the woman behind the headlines. Politically engaged from an early age, Ardern has encountered her fair share of sexism, but rather than let that harden her she advocates 'rising above' critics. In her first press conference, she announced an election campaign of 'relentless positivity'. The tactic was a resounding success- donations poured in and Labour rebounded in the polls. But can Ardern live up to her promise? What does her new style of leadership look like in practice? And what can we learn from the world's reaction to this inspiring leader?
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              ISBN 9781760641818
              Published AU 30 Mar 2020
              Publisher Black Inc
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              Tom Gates #17: Spectacular School Trip (Really)

              Tom Gates #17: Spectacular School Trip (Really) (Paperback)

              By Pichon, Liz

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              Tom Gates is back with a brand-new adventure! The next instalment of the best-selling, fully illustrated series sees Tom on a spectacular school trip.

              ISBN 9781743837108
              Published AU 1 Nov 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 9-12 years
              Series Tom Gates
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              LEGO Star Wars: Spot the Spy Droid

              LEGO Star Wars: Spot the Spy Droid (Hardback)

              By Lego

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              Can you spot the evil droid?

              ISBN 9781760506155
              Published AU 1 Mar 2020
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age 3-7 years
              Series Lego Star Wars
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              The Lost Summers of Driftwood

              The Lost Summers of Driftwood (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McCausland, Vanessa

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              Is it more dangerous to forget ... or to remember? A compelling drama about broken dreams, first love and the mystery of a lost sister, for all fans of Hannah Richell and Kate Morton.

              ISBN 9781460757680
              Published AU 16 Dec 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age General Audience
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              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King

              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Racklyeft, Jess; By Simpson, Kate

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              It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate. Using extracts from Alic...e's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.
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              ISBN 9781760637019
              Published AU 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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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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              LEGO Star Wars: Spot the Galactic Heroes

              LEGO Star Wars: Spot the Galactic Heroes (Hardback)

              By Lego

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              Get hero-hunting in true LEGO (R) Star Wars (TM) style - across the entire galaxy!

              ISBN 9781760506056
              Published AU 1 Feb 2020
              Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont
              Interest Age 2-6 years
              Series Lego Star Wars
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