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              The Hate U Give

              The Hate U Give (Paperback)

              By Thomas, Angie

              • RRP: $19.99
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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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              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Dry

              Dry (Paperback)

              By Shusterman, Neal; Shusterman, Jarrod

              • RRP: $18.99
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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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              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Challenger Deep

              Challenger Deep (Paperback)

              By Shusterman, Neal; Cover design or artwork by Gray, Jon

              • RRP: $21.99
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              A powerful and captivating novel about mental illness, Challenger Deep is a tour de force by New York Times bestselling author Neal Shusterman.Caden Bosch is on a ship that's headed for the deepest point on Earth: Challenger Deep, the southern part of the Marianas Trench.Caden Bo...sch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting to notice his odd behaviour.Caden Bosch is designated the ship's artist in residence to document the journey with images.Caden Bosch pretends to join the school track team but spends his days walking for miles, absorbed by the thoughts in his head.Caden Bosch is split between his allegiance to the captain and the allure of mutiny.Caden Bosch is torn.
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              ISBN 9781406396119
              Released NZ 6 Aug 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker

              The Reckless Afterlife of Harriet Stoker (Paperback)

              By James, Lauren

              • RRP: $21.99
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              A sharp thriller with a twist of the supernatural from a masterful sci-fi writer. "Lauren James is a genius." SFX Magazine "Lauren James isn't just headed for the stars - she's already there." Samantha Shannon, author of The Priory of the Orange TreeWhat if death is only the begi...nning?When Harriet Stoker dies falling from a balcony in a long-abandoned building, she discovers a world of ghosts with magical powers - shape-shifting, hypnosis, or even the ability to possess the living. As she learns more about their community, Harriet is willing to do anything to unleash her own power, even if it means destroying everyone around her. But when all of eternity is at stake, the afterlife can be a dangerous place to make an enemy. Because who knows what grudges people have been holding onto for millennia, just waiting for a reckless girl to give them the chance to get vengeance.
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              ISBN 9781406391121
              Released NZ 2 Sep 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Wonderscape

              Wonderscape (Paperback)

              By Bell, Jennifer; Cover design or artwork by Donnelly, Paddy

              • RRP: $16.99
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              Gaming and time travel collide in this thrilling middle-grade adventure, from bestselling author Jennifer Bell. When thirteen-year-olds Arthur, Ren and Cecily investigate a mysterious explosion on their way to school, they find themselves locked in a cabin aboard The Principia - ...a pirate-research ship sailing through hazardous waters, captained by one Isaac Newton.Trapped in the year 2473 in the Wonderscape, an epic in-reality adventure game, they must call on the help of some unlikely historical heroes, to find their way home before time runs out.But the Wonderscape is full of secrets and not everyone is who they seem. When the friends' arrival threatens to reveal a dark truth, they realize they must fight not only for their past, but for a future they might never see.
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              ISBN 9781406391725
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              721 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Undercover Robot: My First Year as a Human
               

              Undercover Robot: My First Year as a Human (Paperback)

              By Edmonds, David; Fraser, Bertie

              • RRP: $22.99
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              • Internationally sourced

              Watch out, Brussells Academy - this robot will outwit you all! If super-high-tech android Dotty can spend an entire year masquerading as a twelve-year-old schoolgirl, she could win a multi-million-pound prize that will enable her creators to continue their ground-breaking work in... the development of AI. Easy-peasy, right? As Dotty navigates the social expectations of Year 7 she gets into a series of hilarious scrapes, and encounters numerous ethical dilemmas both at school and at home. Then a boy in her class discovers there's a reward for outing the robot, and becomes intent on proving that Dotty is not who - or what - she says she is. To prevent herself from being discovered, Dotty needs to put into practice everything she has learned about being human. But will it be enough...?
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              ISBN 9781406388664
              Released NZ 2 Sep 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-14 working days
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              Rain Before Rainbows

              Rain Before Rainbows (Hardback)

              By Halls, Smriti; Illustrated by Litchfield, David

              • RRP: $29.99
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              An uplifting, stunningly beautiful book about optimism in the darkest of places. Rain before rainbows. Clouds before sun. Night before daybreak. A new day's begun.A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the h...ope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them. Together, they build a glorious future and discover there is a way out of the darkness, into the light of the rainbow. A book with immense hope at its heart, this is a positive message for anyone who's ever gone through a tough time.
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              ISBN 9781406382358
              Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 5-8 years
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              The House at the Edge of Magic
               

              The House at the Edge of Magic (Paperback)

              By Sparkes, Amy

              • RRP: $16.99
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              • Pub Date
                6 Jan 21

              "Sometimes you are a whisper away from magic without even realizing it." Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a Thousand Treasures. When she steals a house-shaped ornament from a mysterious woman's purse, she knocks on its tiny door and watche...s it grow into a huge, higgledy-piggeldy house. Inside she finds a host of magical and brilliantly funny characters, including Flabberghast - a young wizard who's particularly competitive at hopscotch - and a hideous troll housekeeper who's emotionally attached to his feather duster. They have been placed under an extraordinary spell, which they are desperate for Nine to break - and if she can, maybe they can offer her a new life in return...
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              ISBN 9781406395310
              Released NZ 6 Jan 2021
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
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              Will You Be My Friend?

              Will You Be My Friend? (Hardback)

              By McBratney, Sam; Illustrated by Jeram, Anita

              • RRP: $27.99
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              The first new Guess How Much I Love You picture-book story for 24 years! One day Big Nutbrown Hare is busy, but Little Nutbrown Hare wants to play so he goes off exploring on his own. He discovers another hare in a puddle - then realizes it's his reflection. He spots his shadow a...nd wants to race it - only to find it's just as fast as him. Then up on Cloudy Mountain he finally finds someone to play with: a little snow white hare called Tipps. And she's real! This lovely new story is a wonderful companion to the classic picture-book Guess How Much I Love You; a charming tale about friendship with a delightful and original twist.
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              ISBN 9781406351606
              Released NZ 7 Oct 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 0-5 years
              Availability
              999 In stock at publisher; delivery usually 15-20 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes

              Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes (Paperback)

              By Deen, Sophie

              • RRP: $16.99
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              Interactive spy adventure series that weaves coding, critical thinking and STEM into the action-packed story. When the Internet suddenly stops working, Asha is recruited to join the CSA (Children's Spy Agency), a top-secret organisation. Her first mission is dangerous: to investi...gate reports of sharks attacking cables on the seabed. Convinced that evil teenage trillionaire entrepreneur Shelly Belly is involved, Agent Asha, along with her robot sidekicks Tumble and Drone, must act fast to stop her. All she has are her questioning mind, coding skills and high-tech gadgets, including the mega-fart selfie stick. Will they be enough to save the Internet?The story is mapped onto key National Curriculum Computing KS1 and KS2 concepts including algorithms, conditionals and debugging. Every chapter includes a non-fiction interactive activity, which teach essential coding, critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
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              ISBN 9781406382723
              Released NZ 1 Jul 2020
              Publisher Walker Books
              Interest Age 7-9 years
              Availability
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