Inspired by Judy Blume's Forever and Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway, this novel that Andrew Smith calls "beautiful, enchanting, and] exquisitely written" is a new classic about teenage relationships, self-acceptance--and what happens when the walls we build start coming down. A Kirkus ... 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
Every day a new body. Every day a new life. Every day a new choice.
For as long as A can remember, life has meant waking up in a different person's body every day, forced to live as that person until the day ended. A always thought there wasn't anyone else who had a life... 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 Adelaide is sick of being expected to succeed on other people's terms. She knows she just has to stick it out at school for one more year and then she'll be free. Instead, she runs away from her fancy boarding school back to her sleepy hometown to read and dream. ... read more
Book Two of the After series-the internet sensation with millions of readers. Tessa didn't plan on meeting H. during her freshman year of college. But now that she has, her life will never be the same.
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.