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              The Hate U Give

              The Hate U Give (Paperback)

              By Thomas, Angie

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              A powerful and brave YA novel about what prejudice looks like in the 21st century.

              ISBN 9781406372151
              Released NZ 1 Mar 2017
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Scythe

              Scythe (Paperback)

              By Shusterman, Neal

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              In a perfect world, what is there left to fear? A chilling and thought-provoking sci-fi novel from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman.A dark, gripping and witty thriller in which the only thing humanity has control over is death. In a world where disease, war and c...rime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed ("gleaned") by professional scythes. Citra and Rowan are teenagers who have been selected to be scythes' apprentices, and despite wanting nothing to do with the vocation, they must learn the art of killing and understand the necessity of what they do.Only one of them will be chosen as a scythe's apprentice and as Citra and Rowan come up against a terrifyingly corrupt Scythedom, it becomes clear that the winning apprentice's first task will be to glean the loser.
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              ISBN 9781406379242
              Released NZ 1 Feb 2018
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Arc of a Scythe
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              Dry

              Dry (Paperback)

              By Shusterman, Neal; Shusterman, Jarrod

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              When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, one teen is forced to make life and death decisions in this harrowing story of survival from New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman and Jarrod Shusterman.The drought - or the Tap-Out, as everyone calls ...it - has been going on for a while now. Everyone's lives have become an endless list of don'ts: don't water the lawn, don't fill up your pool, don't take long showers.Until the taps run dry.Suddenly, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone of desperation; neighbours and families turned against each other on the hunt for water. And when her parents don't return and her life - and the life of her brother - is threatened, Alyssa has to make impossible choices if she's going to survive.
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              ISBN 9781406386851
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Queer Up: An Uplifting Guide to LGBTQ+ Love, Life and Mental Health

              Queer Up: An Uplifting Guide to LGBTQ+ Love, Life and Mental Health (Paperback)

              By Caught, Alexis

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              A positive and uplifting book for young people who are queer or curious - and their allies looking to support them. In this empowering and uplifting book, award-winning podcaster Alexis Caught sets out to help queer and curious teenagers explore their LGBTQ+ identity and understa...nding. Alongside the author's personal experiences are first-hand stories from notable LGBTQ+ figures, providing a inclusive account of what it means to grow up queer. With chapters on questioning, coming out, friends and family, love, sex, shame, pride and allyship, this is insightful, thoughtful and reassuring book is essential reading for any questioning teen and their allies looking to support them.
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              ISBN 9781406399226
              Released NZ 4 May 2022
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Swift and Hawk: Cyberspies

              Swift and Hawk: Cyberspies (Paperback)

              By Macx, Logan

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              An addictive new spy series for Alex Rider fans who love action-packed stories, cutting-edge tech and edge-of-your-seat adventure. When their families mysteriously disappear, Swift and Hawk, teen experts in AI and robotics, are recruited by the secretive Mobius Programme to crack... an unbreakable code. They are immediately plunged into a life-and-death rescue mission, that takes them from hidden tunnels beneath the British Museum, to the dangerous docklands of Amsterdam in search of the mysterious ship The Nightfall. Caught in a treacherous world of spies and saboteurs, Swift and Hawk will be pushed to the limit as they follow a trail that leads to the remote island of Spklestark, and straight into the hands of a dark and chilling enemy.
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              ISBN 9781406394931
              Released NZ 2 Mar 2022
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Swift and Hawk
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              Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good

              Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good (Paperback)

              Illustrated by Stowell, Louie

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              Wry, witty and very funny diary-style story packed with doodles and comic strips about the frustration trickster god Loki feels at having to live trapped in the body of a weedy eleven-year-old boy. After one trick too many, Loki is banished to live on Earth as a "normal" school b...oy. Forbidden from using his AWESOME godly powers, Loki must show moral improvement. As he records his lies THE TRUTH in his magical (judgemental) diary, it becomes clear Loki hasn't a clue how to tell good from evil, trust from tricks, or friends from enemies.
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              ISBN 9781406399752
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2022
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Loki: A Bad God's Guide
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              The Hate U Give

              The Hate U Give (Paperback)

              By Thomas, Angie

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              The movie tie-in edition of the ground-breaking No. 1 New York Times bestseller. Now a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox, starring Amandla Stenberg (The Hunger Games and Everything, Everything), K.J. Apa (Riverdale), Regina Hall (Girls Trip), Anthony Mackie (The Ave...ngers: Infinity War), and Sabrina Carpenter (Girl Meets World).Bonus content includes Angie Thomas in conversation with Amandla Stenberg and director George Tillman Jr. and an excerpt from Angie's new novel, On the Come Up. No. 1 New York Times bestseller "A classic in the making." The Times "Places a spotlight on Black Lives Matter." Stylist "Passionate and uncompromising." The Observer "A must-read." The Pool "Outstanding." The Guardian "Powerful." MetroRead the book that inspired the movie! Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed best friend, Khalil, by a police officer. Now what Starr says could destroy her community. It could also get her killed. Inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, this is a powerful and gripping novel about one girl's struggle for justice.The Hate U Give film will be released in Australian cinemas in January 2019. Winner of the 2018 Silver Inky Award.
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              ISBN 9781406387933
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2018
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              A Good Place
                

              A Good Place (Hardback)

              Illustrated by Cousins, Lucy

              • RRP: $33.75
              • $33.75
              • Internationally sourced

              Follow four adorable insect friends as they look for a good place to live. A delightful new picture book from the award-wining author and illustrator Lucy Cousins. Four insect friends are looking for a place to live - one that has flowers for Bee, leaves for Ladybird, a pond for ...Dragonfly and dead wood for Beetle. But - oh no! - with dangers all around, a good place is not so easy to find. This brand new picture book from internationally acclaimed author-illustrator Lucy Cousins sees new depth and contrast to her familiar vivid colour palette. This story brings the natural world to joyful and vibrant life for young readers, inviting them to consider what they can do to help make our planet a good place for all living creatures
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              ISBN 9781529501254
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 3-7 years
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              Where Seagulls Dare: A Diamond Brothers Case

              Where Seagulls Dare: A Diamond Brothers Case (Paperback)

              By Horowitz, Anthony; Cover design or artwork by Ross, Tony

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              A hilarious new story about the world's worst detectives, by the bestselling author of the Alex Rider series, Anthony Horowitz. Private investigators Tim and Nick Diamond haven't had a case for three months and are down to their last cornflake. So when a glamorous woman comes int...o their office offering them a pile of cash to find her missing father, they think Christmas has come - only it turns out they are the turkeys! Before they know it, they are caught up in a case involving bike-riding hitmen, superhackers and a sinister far right organisation, the White Crusaders. The Diamond Brothers are in the soup and in it over their heads. With thrills and spills, and jokes on every page, this new Diamond Brothers novel will have young readers howling with laughter.
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              ISBN 9781529501179
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2022
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series Diamond Brothers
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              On the Come Up

              On the Come Up (Paperback)

              By Thomas, Angie; Cover design or artwork by Marrs, Tim

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              The highly anticipated second novel from one of the literary voices of a generation. Waterstones Children's Book Prize-winning author New York Times #1 bestselling authorThe award-winning author of The Hate U Give returns with a powerful story about hip hop, freedom of speech and... fighting for your dreams, even as the odds are stacked against you.Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri's got massive shoes to fill. But when her first song goes viral for all the wrong reasons, Bri finds herself at the centre of controversy and portrayed by the media as more menace than MC. And with an eviction notice staring her family down, Bri no longer just wants to make it - she has to. Even if it means becoming the very thing the public has made her out to be. Inspired by Angie's mom losing her job when Angie was a teenager, On the Come Up sheds light on child poverty in the US. Angie says: "Kids like Bri, who are facing homelessness and poverty, become statistics and numbers. Their stories are never told... I want to give those kids more books to see themselves in."The Hate U Give has been on the New York Times bestseller list since publication. It was also #1 on Amazon UK, and it has received numerous accolades, including winning the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year. It is shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. It was named a New York Times Editors' Choice and a Teen Vogue Book of the Year. It was also voted one of Time Magazine's books of the year. The movie adaptation releases in Australia in January, 2019.
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              ISBN 9781406372168
              Released NZ 5 Feb 2019
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 13+ years
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