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              Trash

              Trash (Paperback)

              By Mulligan, Andy

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              Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's ...a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything.
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              ISBN 9781909531130
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              The Outsiders

              The Outsiders (Paperback)

              By Hinton, S. E.

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              The Outsiders by S E Hinton is a ground-breaking, timeless story by a brilliant writer. '...the hand at the back of my neck was strong. I'm drowning, I thought ...' The Socs' idea of having a good time is beating up Greasers like Ponyboy. Ponyboy knows what to expect and knows he... can count on his brothers and friends - until the night someone takes things too far. The original teenage rebel story.
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              ISBN 9780141368887
              Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
              Series The Originals
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              Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories

              Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories (Paperback)

              By Kinney, Jeff

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              Grab a flashlight, crawl under the covers, and dive into the twisted, unexpectedly hilarious world of Rowley Jefferson's imagination. You'll meet zombies, vampires, ghosts, and much more in these comically terrifying tales. Rowley's spooky stories might leave you laughing, but be...ware-you could end up sleeping with the lights on! And don't miss Rowley Jefferson's first two awesome friendly books, the instant #1 bestsellers Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid- Rowley Jefferson's Journal and Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Adventure!
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              ISBN 9781761043956
              Published NZ 26 Mar 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              Locked Down
               

              Locked Down (Paperback)

              By Bas, Jessica Le; Illustrated by Morris, Toby

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              The deadly influenza pandemic XB276 is sweeping the country. Twelve-year-old Zac wakes up one morning to the news that everyone must stay home. He can't leave the house for weeks, or even months. Pretty soon he's facing running out of food, with no electricity, no telephone and n...o internet. The only people he can count on are his family and closest neighbours. As Zac faces each new challenge living under lockdown, he discovers resources he never knew he had - and mysteries begging to be solved. This prescient and gripping novel about a nation in lockdown was written following the H1N1 global pandemic. It won a Storylines Junior Fiction Award in 2011.
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              ISBN 9780143775331
              Published NZ 2 Feb 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              My Elephant Is Blue
               

              My Elephant Is Blue (Paperback)

              By Szymanik, Melinda; Illustrated by Unka, Vasanti

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              A story full of humour and heart about having the blues, in the form of a big heavy elephant. One day an elephant came and sat on my chest. I found it hard to get up or move around, to breathe or talk. I'm Blue, the elephant said. Can you please move, Blue? I asked. I don't want ...to move. This is a good spot for me to sit. You're crushing me, I said. Yet I find you very comfortable, said Blue. Mum read every book about elephants she could get her hands on, while Dad phoned an elephant specialist someone recommended. They all tried pushing, and pulling, and persuading. But would anyone - or anything - be able to shift Blue? Warm, empathetic, hopeful and often funny, with the ability to be read on different levels, My Elephant is Blue is the perfect story to help children explore and understand the experience of living under the weight of a big sadness.
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              ISBN 9780143775645
              Published NZ 4 May 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-5 years
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              The Calling
                

              The Calling (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              'Dreams were dangerous things.' It was the dream of Molly's dying mother that she would become a nun. It isn't, however, the dream of her Methodist father, who wants her to marry. But what is her true calling and how can she follow it? As the 19th century draws to an end, Molly s...earches out the extraordinary nun Mother Mary Joseph Aubert to find out. 'One of the most consistently accomplished and versatile writers for teenagers in the country' - The New Zealand Listener
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              ISBN 9780143774747
              Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

              Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers (Hardback)

              By Obama, Michelle

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              What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable . . . Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great-aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Ma...rian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama, the inspirational First Lady of the United States of America. Now adapted for younger readers, with new photographs and a new introduction from Michelle Obama herself, this memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life. A tale of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, this is an incredibly honest account. It'll take you from the early years - first kiss, first school, first love - to the wonders of the White House, and the moment Mrs Obama shook hands with the Queen of England. A book to read, share, and talk about with the adults in your life, this is a call to action and compassion, and hope for change in uncertain times, and in a scary world. You'll be inspired to help others, and understand that no one is perfect. Just like Michelle Obama, you too are finding out exactly who you want to be (and, actually, so are the adults in your life). Above all, it is a book to make you think- who are you, and what do you want to become?
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              ISBN 9780241531815
              Released NZ 18 Mar 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              See Ya, Simon
                 

              See Ya, Simon (Paperback, Reprint)

              By Hill, David

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              Simon likes girls, weekends and enjoys mucking about and playing practical jokes, but what's different is that Simon has muscular dystrophy - he's in a wheelchair and doesn't have long to live. See Ya Simon is told by Simon's best friend,

              ISBN 9780143318026
              Published NZ 6 Aug 2002
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Moose the Pilot
               

              Moose the Pilot (Paperback)

              By Andrews, Kimberly

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              Moose, the dashing bush pilot from Puffin the Architect, is to the rescue! With a full plane and bad weather, too, but three youngsters need his help, and this is the job he loves... I'm Moose! And I fly a plane with wheels, floats and skis. I move parcels, food and folk high abo...ve the trees. Pilot Moose lives up high in a treehouse and has a very important job delivering goods in his bush plane through sun, snow and rain, landing in all kinds of terrain. But on this day, his adventures are even more exciting than usual - three fluffy youngsters need his help! This is the third visually stunning story set in the delightful world of Puffin the Architect and her friends. The adventures of daring Pilot Moose will captivate readers young and old - especially fans of flying machines!
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              ISBN 9780143775379
              Published NZ 8 Jun 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              Violet Black
                

              Violet Black (Paperback)

              By Merriman, Eileen

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              Set in the near future, this first book in a fast-paced trilogy will hook you in from the first page. Violet Black and Ethan Wright are both in a coma. They have never met- I couldn't speak, but I was trying so hard to communicate and then . . . then . . . I pushed. And something..., someone, pushed back. Her name is Violet. Violet, but she is sunshine-yellow, and I need to find her because I think she might be just like me. But there is a far more serious reason that Ethan must find Violet- the sinister Foundation is trying to hunt them down. Reviews of Eileen's previous books- 'A Trio of Sophies doesn't so much as start as launch the reader into the centre of a storm that will hold you until the very last secret is solved. . . . ' - Weekend Herald on A Trio of Sophies 'Merriman writes what teenagers want to read, and she certainly knows how to write it well.' - NZ Books on Invisibly Breathing 'The beauty of it is that Merriman just seems to be able to cut straight to the intensity of a relationship, or a first relationship - the anguish, drama, the second guessing and the doubt, and the pure electricity of those first physical encounters' - Radio NZ on Catch Me When You Fall 'I found it to be compelling, challenging, and heartbreaking, but very real. It handles teen issues with grace and sensitivity but doesn't shy away from honesty.' - Tots to Teens on Pieces of You
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              ISBN 9780143775423
              Published NZ 4 May 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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