So, then it happened. Peter Bridges pulled into the bus bay. You 're not allowed to do that. Peter was in my year but I hardly ever saw him at school. He was on the football team, though he had almost been kicked off more times than I could count, for fighting and not showing u... read more
|Series:||Hungry Cities Chronicles / Mortal Engines Quartet|
Emerging from its hiding place in the hills, the great Traction City is chasing a terrified little town across the wastelands. Soon London will feed. In the attack, Tom Natsworthy is flung from the speeding city with a murderous scar-faced girl. They m... read more
|Reading Level:||Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14|
Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. Her father is a wherryman, as was her grandmother. All Caro needs is for the river god to whisper her name, and her fate is sealed. But at seventeen, Caro may be too late. So when pirates burn ships and her father is arrested, Caro ... read more
|Awards:||CBCA Book of the Year Awards Winner - Younger Readers|
From the author of the Chanters of Tremaris series comes a contemporary time travel fantasy, grounded in the landscape of Australia Beginning and ending, always the same, always now. The game, the story, the riddle, hiding and seeking. Crow comes from this place; this place comes from Crow. And Crow h... read more
After an accident tears her family apart, Ruby Jane Galbraith finds her entire world obliterated. And it's all her fault. Fox, a gentle new friend, offers her a way out. He asks her to join him at the Institute of the Boundless Sublime. But as she's drawn into the Institute's web, Ruby begins to learn its sinister secrets.
Helen Thurloe is an award-winning Australian writer, with her poems and essays widely published. Promising Azra is her first novel. To support its completion, the project was awarded a mentorship from the Children's Book Council of Australia (NSW), as well as two residential fellow... read more
Steph Bowe is back. Night Swimmingis a love story with a twist, and a whole lot of heart.
Imagine being the only two seventeen-year-olds in a small town. That''s life for Kirby Arrow--named after the most dissenting judge in Australia''s history--and her best friend Clancy Le... read more
When Lindsay meets Elias the signs aren't promising. She's a grungy introvert who doesn't want to talk to anyone. He's a teen fashionista who can't shut the hell up. But since Lindsay tracked down a runaway kid, word's got around that she knows how to find people. And Elias is looking ... read more
Seventeen-year-old Gwendolyn P. Pearson has become very good at not thinking about the awful things that have happened to her family. She has also become used to people talking about her dead mum. Or not talking about her and just looking at Gwen sympathetically. And it's easy not ... read more
Benway's beautiful interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the meaning of family in all its forms. OThe kind of book that strikes close to a reader's heart. Beautiful.ONAlly Condie, #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author of the Matched Trilogy.
William Wenton is a code-breaking genius, but now he faces a new threat--one that's lurking inside him--in the second book in the series that "School Library Journal" calls "part "Alex Rider," part "Da Vinci Code "for kids, and part "Artemis Fowl."
Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there's a hundred thousand dollar reward at stake and her Best and Most Fearless Friend, Daisy, is eager to investigate. So together, they navigate the short distance an... read more