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              Parvana

              Parvana (Paperback)

              By Ellis, Deborah

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              Afghanistan: Parvana's father is arrested and removed by Taliban solders. Under Taliban law, women and girls are not allowed to leave home without a man, so Parvana, her mother and sisters must stay inside. When their food runs out, they face starvation, so Parvana must pretend t...o be a boy.
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              ISBN 9781865086941
              Published NZ 1 Jan 2002
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King

              ANZAC Girl: the War Diaries of Alice Ross-King (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Racklyeft, Jess; By Simpson, Kate

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              It was 1914 when Sister Alice Ross-King left Australia for the war. Nursing was her passion - all she had ever wanted to do. But Alice couldn't have imagined what she would see. She served four long years and was brave, humble and endlessly compassionate. Using extracts from Alic...e's actual diaries kept in the Australian War Memorial, this story captures the danger, the heartache and the history of the young nurse who would one day become the most decorated woman in Australia.
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              ISBN 9781760637019
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 6-10 years
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              Fool Me Once
               

              Fool Me Once (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Lane, Karly

              • RRP: $32.99
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              • Pub Date
                28 Apr 20

              'Karly Lane has a wonderful way of creating a sense of place - These are books I know I can fall into and be transported.' - Noveltea Corner on Return to Stringybark Creek After losing her family farm to an aggressive global conglomerate, ambitious farmer Georgie Henderson manage...s Stoney Creek, a cattle farm in the New England region of NSW, spending every waking moment plotting and saving to buy Tamban back from those corporate vultures. When an unlikely meeting with Armani-clad businessman Michael Delacourt at a rowdy B&S Ball sends them on a whirlwind romance, Georgie can't believe it's possible for life to be this good. But her world shatters when she discovers the shocking secret Michael has been trying to keep from her. Can Michael convince her they still have a future? And after having her heart so thoroughly broken, can Georgie ever trust anyone again? 'The Wrong Callahan embodies Karly Lane's passionate rural voice, reminding us of the value she is to Australian fiction. A must buy for all Aussie readers.' Mrs B's Book Reviews
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              ISBN 9781760529246
              Published NZ 28 Apr 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition
               

              The Tattooist of Auschwitz - YA Edition (Paperback)

              By Morris, Heather

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              I tattooed a number on her arm. She tattooed her name on my heart. In 1942, Lale Sokolov arrived in Auschwitz-Birkenau. He was given the job of tattooing the prisoners marked for survival - scratching numbers into his fellow victims' arms in indelible ink to create what would bec...ome one of the most potent symbols of the Holocaust. Waiting in line to be tattooed, terrified and shaking, was a young girl. For Lale - a dandy, a jack-the-lad, a bit of a chancer - it was love at first sight. And he was determined not only to survive himself, but to ensure this woman, Gita, did too. So begins one of the most life-affirming, courageous, unforgettable and human stories of the Holocaust: the love story of the tattooist of Auschwitz. This edition is edited and updated for younger readers, and also contains extra materials, including classroom discussion points, additional photos, maps and documents and other educational resources.
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              ISBN 9781760686031
              Published NZ 3 Jun 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Fair Warning
               

              Fair Warning (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Connelly, Michael

              • RRP: $36.99
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              • Pub Date
                26 May 20

              Veteran reporter Jack McEvoy has taken down killers before, but when a woman he had a one-night stand with is murdered in a particularly brutal way, McEvoy realizes he might be facing a criminal mind unlike any he's ever encountered. McEvoy investigates--against the warnings of t...he police and his own editor--and makes a shocking discovery that connects the crime to other mysterious deaths across the country. But his inquiry hits a snag when he himself becomes a suspect. As he races to clear his name, McEvoy's findings point to a serial killer working under the radar of law enforcement for years, and using personal data shared by the victims themselves to select and hunt his targets. Called 'the Raymond Chandler of this generation' (Associated Press), Michael Connelly once again delivers an unputdownable thriller that reveals a predator operating from the darkest corners of human nature-and one man courageous and determined enough to stand in his way.
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              ISBN 9781760877989
              Published NZ 26 May 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Jack McEvoy
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              The Adventures of Tupaia
               

              The Adventures of Tupaia (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Tait, Mat; By Meredith, Courtney Sina

              • RRP: $35.00
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              "The incredible story of Tupaia, Tahitian priest navigator, who sailed on board the Endeavour with Captain Cook on his first voyage to Aotearoa. Follow Tupaia as he grows up in Ra'iatea, becoming a high-ranking 'arioi and master navigator. Join him as he meets up with Cook in Tah...iti and sails as part of the crew on the Endeavour across the Pacific to Aotearoa. Witness the encounters between tangata whenua and the crew as the ship sails around the coast, and discover the important role Tupaia plays as translator and cultural interpreter"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9781988547145
              Published NZ 12 Sep 2019
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age Children
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              How to Bee

              How to Bee (Paperback)

              By MacDibble, Bren

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              A story about family, loyalty, kindness and bravery, set against an all-too-possible future where climate change has forever changed the way we live.

              ISBN 9781760294335
              Published NZ 26 Apr 2017
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              The Lost Jewels

              The Lost Jewels (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Manning, Kirsty

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              Why would someone bury a bucket of precious jewels and gemstones and never return? From the author of The Jade Lily comes a thrilling modern-day treasure hunt brimming with family secrets. In the summer of 1912, a workman's pickaxe strikes through the basement floor of an old ten...ement house in Cheapside, London, uncovering a cache of unimaginably valuable treasure that quickly disappears again. Present day. When respected jewellery historian, Kate Kirby, receives a call about the Cheapside jewels, she knows she's on the brink of the experience of a lifetime. As Kate peels back the layers of London's stories of plague, fire and political turmoil, she is forced to explore long-buried family secrets. Secrets concerning Essie, her great-grandmother, and her life in Edwardian London. Soon, Kate's past and present threaten to collide and the truths about her family lie waiting to be revealed. Inspired by a true story, The Lost Jewels unfolds an incredible story of mystery, thievery, sacrifice and hope through the generations of one family. Praise for The Jade Lily: 'Kirsty Manning has woven, blended, sewn the threads of history, family secrets, the past and the present into a page-turning, beautiful novel. Her talent for researching and writing a seamless dual-narrative story with characters reflecting tragedy and trauma lived, and survived, will enthral and educate. Her approach and style to the multiple cultures and countries reinforces that humanity will rise above evil. The Jade Lily is a story rich in the elements of plot, characters, and unselfish love leading to hope: the last thing to die.' - Heather Morris, author of the bestselling The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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              ISBN 9781760528102
              Published NZ 31 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age General Audience
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              Below Deck

              Below Deck (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hardcastle, Sophie

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              And then, just like that, a thought bubbles inside me. It's a beginning; a new beginning; my beginning. The beginning of the story I tell myself in order to survive. We choose to breathe, don't we? Twenty-one-year-old Olivia hears the world in colour, but her life is mottled grey.... Estranged from her parents, and living with her grandfather who is drowning in sadness, Oli faces the reality of life beyond university alone. When she wakes on a boat with no recollection of how she got there, she accepts the help of two strangers who change the course of her future forever. With Mac and Maggie, Oli learns to navigate a life upon open ocean and the world flowers into colours she's never seen before. Four years later, Oli, fluent in the language of the sea, is the only woman among men on a yacht delivery from Noumea to Auckland. In the darkness below deck, she learns that at sea, no one can hear you scream. Moving to London, Oli's life at sea is buried. When she meets Hugo, the wind changes, and her memories are dust blown into shapes. Reminding her of everything. Below Deck is about the moments that haunt us, the moments that fan out like ripples through the deep. So that everything else, becomes everything after.
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              ISBN 9781760876388
              Published NZ 3 Mar 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
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              Monster Nanny

              Monster Nanny (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Pitkanen, Pasi; By Tolonen, Tuutikki

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              Halley, Koby and Mimi have been sent a nanny to look after them while their parents are away. The only problem? Their nanny is a monster! Grah is enormous, hairy, dusty and doesn't talk. As the three siblings search for answers, they discover that other neighbourhood kids have al...so been left with similar creatures. So where did they all come from? With no parents around and the fate of their new nanny at stake, the Hellman kids must depend on each other as they solve the mystery of the monsters - and maybe even help them get back to their home. Finnish author Tuutikki Tolonen seamlessly intertwines contemporary life with a world full of strange creatures in this warm, amusing and sweetly-moving story. Monster Nanny is at once a refreshing change of pace and a return to timeless adventure. 'A strange but entertaining romp that will surprise readers at every turn.' Publishers Weekly
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              ISBN 9781760525590
              Published NZ 7 Jan 2020
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 7-10 years
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