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              Two Wolves

              Two Wolves (Paperback)

              By Bancks, Tristan

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              One afternoon, police officers show up at Ben Silver's front door. Minutes after they leave, his parents arrive home. Ben and his little sister Olive are bundled into the car and told they're going on a holiday. But are they? It doesn't take long for Ben to realise that his paren...ts are in trouble. Ben's always dreamt of becoming a detective - his dad even calls him 'Cop'. Now Ben gathers evidence and tries to uncover what his parents have done. The problem is, if he figures it out, what does he do? Tell someone? Or keep the secret and live life on the run? WINNER, Young Australian Best Books Award (YABBA) - Fiction for Years 7-9, 2015 HONOUR BOOK, Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year - Younger Readers 2015 'A tense, hard-edged, no-holds-barred thriller.' Anthony Horowitz, author of the Alex Rider series 'A high stakes adventure that will keep you guessing and breathless until the very end.' Michael Gerard Bauer, author of Don't Call Me Ishmael
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              ISBN 9781760892661
              Published NZ 18 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club

              Winston and the Wondrous Wooba Gymnastics Club (Paperback)

              By Janu, Tamsin

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              When Winstons new step-sister-to-be Macy moves to Woobawittawoo with her dad, life in their small town quickly turns upside down. Winston is thrilled, but Macy is miserable. Wooba might have the Big Bread, but what use is a crumbling tourist attraction when Macy wants to become a...n Olympic gymnast? Its up to Winston and his friends to convince Macy to love Wooba as much as they do so they can stay there forever. But how? Could a gymnastics club be the answer to all their problems?
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              ISBN 9781760662509
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Sick Bay

              Sick Bay (Paperback)

              By Weetman, Nova

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              Two very different Grade 6 girls meet in their school sick bay. Meg is a loner. Grieving over the death of her father, and struggling with changes at home, she wears slippers to school and hides out in sick bay to avoid other kids. New girl Riley, is a Type 1 diabetic and already... popular. She doesn't want to go to sick bay, but sometimes she has to if she's having a high or a low. As Meg and Riley are forced to spend more and more time together in the cramped sick bay room, they start to uncover each other's secrets and find the courage to be who they really are.
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              ISBN 9780702260322
              Published NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Pie in the Sky

              Pie in the Sky (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Lai, Remy

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              El Deafo meets Inside Out and Back Again in this funny, emotional illustrated middle-grade debut about immigrating to Australia, being upstaged by an annoying little brother, baking cakes and overcoming loss. When Jingwen moves to Australia, he feels like he's landed on Mars. Mak...ing friends is impossible, since he doesn't speak English, and he's stuck looking after his little brother Yanghao. But Jingwen knows how to make everything better. If he can just make all of the cakes on the menu of the bakery his father had planned to open-and complete the dream he didn't have time to finish-then everything will be okay. Sure, he'll have to break his mother's most important rule about not using the oven when she's at work, keep his little brother from spilling his secret, and brush up on his baking skills, but some things are worth the risk. In her debut novel, Remy Lai captures with humour and heart, what it means to want desperately to belong and just how powerful one wish can be.
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              ISBN 9781760651626
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Walker Books Australia
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers
               

              Pages & Co.: Tilly and the Bookwanderers (Paperback, edition)

              By James, Anna

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              • Internationally sourced

              A magical adventure to delight the imagination. A curl-up-on-the-sofa snuggle of a debut from a uniquely talented author.

              ISBN 9780008229870
              Released NZ 17 Jun 2019
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Pages & Co.
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              Young Dark Emu: A Truer History

              Young Dark Emu: A Truer History (Hardback)

              By Pascoe, Bruce

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              Bruce Pascoe has collected a swathe of literary awards for Dark Emu and now he has brought together the research and compelling first person accounts in a book for younger readers. Using the accounts of early European explorers, colonists and farmers, Bruce Pascoe compellingly ar...gues for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer label for pre-colonial Aboriginal Australians. He allows the reader to see Australia as it was before Europeans arrived - a land of cultivated farming areas, productive fisheries, permanent homes, and an understanding of the environment and its natural resources that supported thriving villages across the continent. Young Dark Emu - A Truer History asks young readers to consider a different version of Australia's history pre-European colonisation.
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              ISBN 9781925360844
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2019
              Publisher Magabala Books
              Interest Age Children
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              Twinkle Twinkle Matariki
               

              Twinkle Twinkle Matariki (Paperback)

              By Larsen, Rebecca

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              Pukeko, Kiwi and Hoiho go for a walk through the forest. Join them while they explore, perform actions and sing.

              ISBN 9780995114227
              Published NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher Imagination Press
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              Clifftoppers: The Arrowhead Moor Adventure

              Clifftoppers: The Arrowhead Moor Adventure (Paperback)

              By Hitchcock, Fleur

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              For Aiden, Chloe, Ava and Josh, holidays at their grandparents' cottage mean wild beaches, no curfew, Bella the dog, and most of all - adventure! A treasure hunt at a stately home takes a suspicious turn when the cousins discover a jewel heist unfolding around them.

              ISBN 9781788004695
              Released NZ 3 Jun 2019
              Publisher Nosy Crow
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Series Clifftoppers
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              The Girls in the Kapa Haka
               

              The Girls in the Kapa Haka (Paperback)

              By Belcher, Angie; Illustrated by Tipuna, Debbie

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              Story celebrating the Maori performing art of kapa haka.

              ISBN 9780143773870
              Published NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire

              Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire (Paperback)

              By Amoore, Nat

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              While other kids are obsessing over the latest toy or watching cat videos on YouTube, Tess has one thing on her mind. She wants to get rich - and fast. But it?s not easy when you're from a big family with five kids and a dog.So when a million dollars falls into her lap - or to be... more precise, her secret treasure chest in the backyard - all her dreams seem to have come true. The next day Tess turns up at school like a rockstar, walking down the school hall tossing lollipops to her adoring fans. She's living the high life . . .Until her diabetic sister, Olivia, ends up in hospital after eating too many lollipops, and a guilt-ridden Tess has a change of heart. With the help of her best friend, Toby, she makes a new plan. They are going to use the money for good. To help others. To make the world a better place. The first problem is, nobody trusts a ten-year-old with bucketloads of cash.The second problem is, the owner of the cash wants it back.Now Tess has to work out how to save her family from a criminal and stop the money from falling into the wrong hands.You?ll be snorting with laughter at this hilarious tale of a girl whose desire to become rich takes over her life - until she realises that the important things in life can?t be bought.
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              ISBN 9780143796374
              Published NZ 4 Jun 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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