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248 Results
Now —Gleitzman, Morris.

While her physician-parents are working in Africa, eleven-year-old Zelda is living with her grandfather, eighty-year-old Holocaust-survivor Felix Salinger, in Australia, when a disaster leads them both to deal with unres...

Dingoes at dinnertime —Osborne, Mary Pope.

The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to Australia where they must save some animals from a wildfire.

Pie in the sky —Lai, Remy, author.

Knowing very little English, eleven-year-old Jingwen feels like an alien when his family immigrates to Australia, but copes with loneliness and the loss of his father by baking elaborate cakes.

Dino-Mike and the dinosaur cove —Aureliani, Franco, author, illustrator.

Mike Evans and his best friend, Shannon, pursue the dangerous Mr. Bones to Australia, where he has reanimated an Allosaurus and may be seeking more complete dinosaur skeletons to bring to life--but they discover that act...

The old woman who loved to read —Winch, John, 1944-

An old woman moves to the country in order to have a peaceful life with lots of time to read but soon finds that each season brings other tasks to keep her busy.

A song only I can hear —Jonsberg, Barry, 1951- author.

Thirteen-year-old Rob, a painfully shy wallflower, receives a series of mysterious text messages challenging him to leave his comfort zone as he tries to impress new student Destry Camberwick.

Birrarung Wilam : a story from Aboriginal Australia —Murphy, Aunty Joy, author.

Andrew Kelly, Yarra (Birrarung) Riverkeeper, joins Senior Wurundjeri Elder Aunty Joy Murphy to tell of a journey through the past, present, and future of the Birrarung, river of mists and shadows. From sunrise to sunset,...

The search for the sunken treasure : Australia —Hunt, Elizabeth Singer, author.

Secret agent Jack Stalwart searches for a diver missing from the Great Barrier Reef and a treasure that has vanished from the wreck of the HMS Pandora while trying to defeat a deadly band of pirates.

Velocity —Wooding, Chris, 1977- author.

Cassica and Shiara have grown up in Coppermouth, a dust choked town in the Outback, but now they hope to use their skills as race driver and mechanic to take on the Widowmaker, an off-road rally through some of the most ...

Tales from outer suburbia —Tan, Shaun, author, illustrator.

"Breathtakingly illustrated and hauntingly written, Tales from outer suburbia is by turns hilarious and poignant, perceptive and goofy. Through a series of captivating and sophisticated illustrated stories, Tan explores ...

Outback all-stars —Earhart, Kristin, author.

"G'day mate! The team is back, and they're racing against the best of the best in the land of kangaroos, koalas, and creeping snakes. But when an old opponent appears, Sage fears it could ruin their chances. They need to...

Hop up! wriggle over! —Honey, Elizabeth, author, illustrator.

Illustrations and simple, onomatopoeic text capture a busy day in the life of a large and diverse family of Australian animals.

The lines we cross —Abdel-Fattah, Randa, author.

Michael's parents are leaders of a new anti-immigrant political party called Aussie Values which is trying to halt the flood of refugees from the Middle East; Mina fled Afghanistan with her family ten years ago, and just...

Window —Baker, Jeannie, author

Chronicles the events and changes in a young boy's life and in his environment, from babyhood to grownup, through wordless scenes observed from the window of his room.

Thea Stilton and the mountain of fire —Stilton, Thea, author.

Thea's friends the Thea Sisters travel to Australia where they investigate why the sheep at Nicky's family's ranch are losing their wool.

The plunder down under —Patterson, James, 1947- author.

Bick, Beck, Storm, and Tommy have one week to traverse the Australian Outback, locate Charlotte Badger and her pirate cronies, and find evidence to prove their parents innocent of stealing rare opals.

The sweet, terrible, glorious year I truly, completely lost it : a novel —Shanahan, Lisa.

Fourteen-year-old Gemma Stone struggles to understand her shifting emotions as her older sister plans her wedding, she overcomes her nerves and tries out for the school play, and she gets to know one of the most notoriou...

In too deep —Watson, Jude.

Amy and Dan cross the oceans on the trail of a famous aviator, but they find more than they're looking for. Their enemies are becoming more vicious, and the truths they discover more crushing than ever.

Does my head look big in this? —Abdel-Fattah, Randa.

Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badg...

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