A description of how drugs can affect those who come into contact with them. It is also a portrayal of relationships and love and of ordinary people battling against the odds. The author won the 1989 Australian Human Rights Award for Literature and the 1990 Australian Children's Book of the Year.
Guardians of Ga'Hoole is a classic hero mythology about the fight between good and evil. This series is filled with adventure, suspense and heart. When Soren, a young owlet, mysteriously falls from his nest one evening, he's plucked up and taken to the sinister St Aegolius Academy for Orphaned Owls. Onc ...Show more
The ninth title in this gripping, dramatic and completely engrossing series - designed to engage reluctant readers (high interest, low-level reading), and anyone interested in battles, history, time travel, adventure, great stories, gadgets galore ...Mission 9: White War. Book no. 72: Christmas Day, 191 ...Show more
Category: Young Adult
All her life, Bea has wanted nothing more than to become a sniper on the wall and earn the coveted ink of a Dread warrior - a mark of distinction among her people. She knows that one day the terrifying Erebii might break through the city's outer defences, and if her people aren't prepared and the wall i ...Show more
"Max, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Nudge and Angel are six extraordinary avian hybrids. The result of a cruel Biotech experiment which manipulated their DNA and turned them into recombinant life forms with wings. This flock has endured a turbulent upbringing and they have been continually faced with evil. Evadin ...Show more
When The Snap sweeps the globe, everyone can instantly hear everything that everyone else is thinking. As secrets and lies are laid bare, suburbs and cities explode into insanity and violence. Sixteen-year-old Danby Armstrong is different--she can tune into other people but they can't tune into her. Wit ...Show more
Jack is more powerful than ever and has control of the one person Danby truly loves, her half-brother Evan. Determined to free Evan and rid the world of the evil that is Jack, Danby hatches a risky plan but will she pay the ultimate price to liberate those she loves?
The second book in the Pirate King series. With collectors' cards in the back of the book, and links to an excellent interactive website. Tom faces his toughest Beast Quest yet - he must find the Tree of Being to rescue Freya and Silver from Tavania. But Sanpao the Pirate King controls six deadly Beasts ...Show more
The fourth action-packed quest in an exciting new six book character-led series for 7+ girls who love fantasy, adventure, and high-kicking heroines! Very few people ever enter the Shadow Woods, for these woods are like no others. Hidden deep within them is the Gateway to the Shadow Realm -- a dark and c ...Show more
A galaxy is threatened. A young Jedi is discovered. A dormant evil rises again, New truths are found. Bestselling author Patricia C. Wrede brings to life the epic story of "Star Wars: Episode I," in a stunning novel sure to captivate legions of readers.
An epic tale for fans of Justin Cronin, THE HUNGER GAMES and Cormac McCarthy. The final part in the PURE trilogy. Partridge has escaped the safety of his father's empire and left the Dome, where his people - the Pures - have sheltered for so long. He has ventured into the destroyed world inhabited by th ...Show more
Category: Young Adult
This is a fast-paced adventure for readers of all ages by bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, master of fantasy fiction. Here, in a school for the magically gifted, your talent could cost you your life... Joel is fascinated by the magic of Rithmatics, but few have the gift and he is not one of them. ...Show more