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              Bullseye Bella
               

              Bullseye Bella (Paperback)

              By Guthrie, James. T.

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              Twelve-year-old Bella Kerr is a darts prodigy who secretly enters a darts competition at the local pub.

              ISBN 9781775435730
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              New Kid
               

              New Kid (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Illustrated by Craft, Jerry

              • RRP: $27.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier and Gene Luen Yang, New Kid is a timely, honest graphic novel about starting over at a new school where diversity is low and the struggle to fit in is real, from award-winning author-illustrator Jerry Craft. Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves n...othing more than drawing cartoons about his life. But instead of sending him to the art school of his dreams, his parents enroll him in a prestigious private school known for its academics, where Jordan is one of the few kids of color in his entire grade. As he makes the daily trip from his Washington Heights apartment to the upscale Riverdale Academy Day School, Jordan soon finds himself torn between two worlds-and not really fitting into either one. Can Jordan learn to navigate his new school culture while keeping his neighborhood friends and staying true to himself?
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              ISBN 9780062691194
              Released NZ 22 Mar 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Things in the Sea are Touching Me!
               

              Things in the Sea are Touching Me! (Paperback)

              By Keegan, Linda, Jane; Illustrated by Stapleton, Minky

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              "This light-hearted rhyming story follows the experience of a little girls day at the beach with her two mums, as she unexpectedly encounters a range of sea life with a fun twist at the end! We all know that breath-catching feeling of something brushing past our shins as we wade ...out to the waves, or stepping on something slimy in the sea ... this story uses humour to tackle the fear."--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775435709
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age 4-8 years
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              Catch a Falling Star

              Catch a Falling Star (Paperback)

              By McKinlay, Meg

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              This coming-of-age story by multiple-award-winner Meg McKinlay is about loss and grief, dealing with change and fighting to hold on to what you can, while letting go of what you can't. It's 1979 and the sky is falling. Skylab, that is. Somewhere high above Frankie Avery, one of t...he world's first space stations is tumbling to Earth. And rushing back with it are old memories. Things twelve-year-old Frankie thought she'd forgotten. Things her mum won't talk about, and which her little brother Newt never knew. Only ... did he? Does he? Because as Skylab circles closer, Newt starts acting strangely. And while the world watches the sky, Frankie keeps her own eyes on Newt. Because if anyone's going to keep him safe, it's her. It always has been. But maybe this is something bigger than splinters and spiders and sleepwalking. Maybe a space station isn't the only thing heading straight for calamity.
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              ISBN 9781925381207
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2

              Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 (Hardback)

              By Brooks, Ben; Illustrated by Winter, Quinton

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              More true tales of amazing boys who changed the world without killing dragons.

              ISBN 9781787476554
              Released NZ 12 Mar 2019
              Publisher Quercus Publishing Plc
              Interest Age 7-9 years
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              A Great Escape

              A Great Escape (Paperback)

              By Arena, Felice

              • RRP: $21.00
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              Sometimes the only option is to fly . . . When Peter's family leaves for a day trip over the border, Peter stays behind. So when the borders close and the government builds a wall, he's trapped. Everyone tells him there's no escape and he might never see his family again. Peter h...as a plan . . . but will he survive it?
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              ISBN 9780143794042
              Published NZ 5 Mar 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Four Dead Queens

              Four Dead Queens (Paperback)

              By Scholte, Astrid

              • RRP: $22.99
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              Four Queens. A divided nation. A ruthless pickpocket. A noble messenger. And the murders that unite them. Keralie Corrington is a talented pickpocket. She steals for the black market in her quadrant. Her nation is divided into four regions, each strictly separated from the other.... Four queens, one from each quadrant, rule as one. When Keralie steals a particularly valuable item from a messenger, she discovers she's intercepted instructions to murder the queens. Hoping to find the culprit, Keralie teams up with Varin Bollt. But with Keralie and Varin each keeping secrets - and the lives of the queens hanging in the balance - everything is at stake. And no one can be trusted in a world full of ruthless thieves, black markets, a golden palace, daring heists, royal intrigue, noble messengers, forbidden love, four queens - each with a secret, and, of course, murder. An enthralling fast-paced murder mystery where competing agendas collide with deadly consequences, Four Dead Queens heralds the arrival of an exciting new YA talent.
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              ISBN 9781760524418
              Published NZ 7 Mar 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Bess the Brave War Horse
               

              Bess the Brave War Horse (Hardback)

              By Brocker, Susan; Illustrated by McGrath, Raymond

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              "This story is based on the true experiences of a remarkable horse called Bess, one of 10,000 NZ horses sent overseas to battle in World War One. Tragically, at the end of the war the horses could not return to New Zealand due to quarantine laws and a shortage of ships. Luckily f...or Bess, her master battled to have her returned home. She was quarantined with three other horses in England before being shipped back to New Zealand where she continued a pleasant pastoral life after her confronting wartime experiences"--Publisher information.
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              ISBN 9781775435563
              Published NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Scholastic
              Interest Age Children
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              Five Feet Apart

              Five Feet Apart (Paperback, AUSTRALIAN FILM TIE-IN)

              By Lippincott, Rachael; Daughtry, Mikki; Iaconis, Tobias

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              In this moving story that's perfect for fans of John Green's The Fault in Our Stars, two teens fall in love with just one minor complication-they can't get within a few feet of each other without risking their lives. Can you love someone you can never touch? Stella Grant likes to... be in control-even though her totally out of control lungs have sent her in and out of the hospital most of her life. At this point, what Stella needs to control most is keeping herself away from anyone or anything that might pass along an infection and jeopardize the possibility of a lung transplant. Six feet apart. No exceptions. The only thing Will Newman wants to be in control of is getting out of this hospital. He couldn't care less about his treatments, or a fancy new clinical drug trial. Soon, he'll turn eighteen and then he'll be able to unplug all these machines and actually go see the world, not just its hospitals. Will's exactly what Stella needs to stay away from. If he so much as breathes on Stella she could lose her spot on the transplant list. Either one of them could die. The only way to stay alive is to stay apart. But suddenly six feet doesn't feel like safety. It feels like punishment. What if they could steal back just a little bit of the space their broken lungs have stolen from them? Would five feet apart really be so dangerous if it stops their hearts from breaking too?
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              ISBN 9781471184505
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2019
              Publisher Simon & Schuster Ltd
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Whimsy and Woe (Whimsy & Woe, Book 1)

              Whimsy and Woe (Whimsy & Woe, Book 1) (Paperback)

              By McRitchie, Rebecca; Illustrated by Kretschmar, Sonia

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              'ADVENTUROUS AND OUTLANDISH, WHIMSY AND WOE WILL HOOK KIDS IN FROM THE FIRST PAGE.' - Books+Publishing, four stars After being abandoned by their thespian parents one afternoon while playing their weekly family game of hide-and-seek, Whimsy and Woe Mordaunt are left in the care o...f their austere Aunt Atropine. Forced to work in her boarding house, looking after the guests, sharpening the thorns of every plant in the poisonous plant garden and listening to off-key renditions of Fish Are Friends Too - an aria made famous by the legendary Magnus Montgomery - Whimsy and Woe lose all hope that their parents will someday return. Until one day, quite by accident, the siblings stumble upon a half-charred letter that sets them on a course to freedom and finding their parents. Dark, funny, darkly funny and funnily dark, Whimsy & Woe takes readers on an adventure with two intrepid siblings in a tale of mummery, monocles, mice and mist. For fans of Withering-By-Sea comes a story from talented debut author Rebecca McRitchie about two curiously named children. MORE PRAISE 'Whimsy and Woe has it all: incredibly courageous children (hooray!), an evil calculating aunt, the ignominious Ignatius Solt (boo!) and a despicable one-legged pirate (hiss!), captivity and misery in a boarding house populated by an outlandish clientele (gasp!) and a heroic escape from a treacherous storm, imprisonment in a swamp and a wolf with razor-sharp teeth ... all told with vivid thespian style and flair.' - Readings 'Rebecca McRitchie knows what young readers want. McRitchie delivers a fun, energetic read in her debut children's fiction title; it is perfect for fans of Judith Rossell's Withering-by-Sea and Lemony Snicket's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'. With non-stop plot twists, Whimsy and Woe has the ability to keep the attention of reluctant readers who will want to know what happens next.' - Books+Publishing, four stars 'Written in a style wonderfully akin to Lemony Snicket, the quaint language an
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              ISBN 9781460754665
              Published NZ 18 Mar 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Whimsy & Woe
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