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Hurricane season  by Nicole Melleby

Hurricane season

Nicole Melleby

Book

Eleven-year-old Fig enrolls in an art class to better understand her father, a composer and pianist whose mental illness she tries to conceal from classmates, neighbors, and social services.

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Oh, brother!  by Natasha Bouchard

Oh, brother!

Natasha Bouchard

Book

Elf brothers Ian and Barley must work together to finish a spell that will allow them to save their father when only half of him appears.

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Dogsled to dread  by Robert Quackenbush

Dogsled to dread

Robert Quackenbush

Book

When Miss Mallard, the famous ducktective, is invited to Alaska to see the start of the famous dog sled race, her skills are challenged by the dognapping of a prize husky.

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Cable car to catastrophe  by Robert Quackenbush

Cable car to catastrophe

Robert Quackenbush

Book

World-famous duck-tective Miss Mallard's ski vacation is a bust when she finds herself on the tail of a bundled-up bandit in this engaging Aladdin QUIX mystery.

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Imaginator  by Tristan Bancks

Imaginator

Tristan Bancks

Book

Mac Slater has discovered what he thinks is the coolest thing in New York City. Maybe even the world. But he's not allowed to tell a soul. Imagine being offered an all-expenses-paid trip to New York City! It seemed like an impossible dream for Mac and...

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The island of monsters  by Ellen Oh

The island of monsters

Ellen Oh

Book

Harper Raine faces new challenges ahead when her parents take the whole family to a remote tropical island for vacation. As Harper starts to have visions of the resort’s history of disappearances and discovers more about the island’s dark and fabled past,...

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The Winter War  by Priscilla Shirer

The Winter War

Priscilla Shirer

Book

Two years ago, the Prince Warriors lost one of their own, but now they must stand firm ... because death is coming once again. In this sequel to Priscilla Shirer's best-selling trilogy, the Prince Warriors return to Ahoratos to find it bare and dangerous....

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A call to arms  by author Cube Kid (Author of fan fiction)

A call to arms

author Cube Kid (Author of fan fict...

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"Best-selling author, Cube Kid, introduces the second book in his series about Eeebs the kitten who lives some incredible adventures in the world of Minecraft. Fans of the Diary of an 8-Bit Warrior series will find familiar, emblematic characters here...

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Elizabella and the haunting of Lizard Lake  by Zoë Norton Lodge

Elizabella and the haunting of Lizard Lake

Zoë Norton Lodge

Book

Elizabella and the gang are off to Year Four Camp, accompanied by Mr Gobblefrump in his special camping cape and leisure toupee. And when Larry the Lizard realises she's going to Lizard Lake, he stows away in her bag, hoping to find other lizards who...

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Fergus and Zeke and the field day challenge  by Kate Messner

Fergus and Zeke and the field day challenge

Kate Messner

Book

Classroom pets Fergus and Zeke can’t wait for Field Day! But all the events are the wrong size - what can these two little mice do? Fergus and Zeke love being the class pets in Miss Maxwell’s classroom. From science experiments to art projects, they ...

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Dot. goes fishing.

Dot. goes fishing.

Book

It's fishing day with Dad, and Dot has packed the coolest tech she can find to make it a huge success. But is there something she's missing? A new adventure based on the animated TV series Dot. Dot is all set to spend the day on the lake fishing with...

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Meet Katie at the beach  by Rebecca Johnson

Meet Katie at the beach

Rebecca Johnson

Book

Hi! I'm Katie. I have a wobbly tooth that won't come out! But it's not going to spoil my trip to the beach. We're going to eat mangoes and play beach cricket!

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Beginners welcome  by Cindy Baldwin

Beginners welcome

Cindy Baldwin

Book

Starting to emerge from her shell in the months after devastating losses, Annie Lee takes piano lessons from an elderly mall pianist before his disappearance forces her to break a promise to a new friend.

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Wondrous Rex  by Patricia MacLachlan

Wondrous Rex

Patricia MacLachlan

Book

Newbery Medal-winning author Patricia MacLachlan has written a magical and funny tale about the joy found in using words, sharing stories, and loving a wondrous dog named Rex.

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The honey bees  by Sally Rippin

The honey bees

Sally Rippin

Book

Billie wants to save the planet, and she has a super-dooper new idea: to build a beehive! But why is Jack so upset about her plan?

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The hat parade  by Sally Rippin

The hat parade

Sally Rippin

Book

Billie really wants to win the school hat parade. She has made lots of amazing hats! But when Billie gets stuck in bed with a horrible cold, will her hat parade plans be ruined?

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The grumpy neighbour  by Sally Rippin

The grumpy neighbour

Sally Rippin

Book

Billie has kicked her new soccer ball over Grumpy Gertie's fence. Her friends say Gertie will never give it back. Can Billie find a way to befriend Gertie and get her ball?

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I love my Grandma!  by Frances Gilbert

I love my Grandma!

Frances Gilbert

Book

A girl and her grandmother bike and play games, read and have tea parties, and reminisce about grandma's own grandmother.

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Double Dork diaries  by Rachel Renee. Russell

Double Dork diaries

Rachel Renee. Russell

Book

"Nikki Maxwell has just started at her new school and is determined to make a fresh start, leaving her dorky past behind her. But when you're the girl who spills spaghetti over herself during lunch, or who dresses as a giant rat for Halloween, or whose...

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The book of Chance  by Sue (Susan Allana) Whiting

The book of Chance

Sue (Susan Allana) Whiting

Book

Chance is a black-and-white thinker until she realises that sometimes there are shades of grey. Chance is in Year 7 and thinks she has it all - a loving mother, dog Tiges, best friend and almost-sister next door. But when a reality TV team makes over...

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Evernight  by Ross MacKenzie

Evernight

Ross MacKenzie

Book

Thousands of years ago, the Evernight came to the Silver Kingdom and turned everything to darkness and chaos. It was only defeated thanks to the skill and bravery of the Witches. But now the Evernight is about to return, released by the evil Mrs Hester,...

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The naughtiest unicorn on a school trip  by Pip Bird

The naughtiest unicorn on a school trip

Pip Bird

Book

Mira and Dave are so excited to go on a school trip with all their Unicorn School friends! They're visiting the Baby Animal Rainbow Care Centre (BARCC for short) and can't wait to meet all the adorable baby animals. Will Dave eat all of his lunch before...

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Lena, the sea and me  by Maria Parr

Lena, the sea and me

Maria Parr

Book

A heartwarming and action-packed story of friendship from Norway's answer to Astrid Lindgren. This classic in the making from award-winning author Maria Parr is packed full of laugh-out-loud adventures and paints an honest picture of the highs and lows...

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I wish I was a llama  by Jennifer Bové

I wish I was a llama

Jennifer Bové

Book

Explore the lives of llamas with Ranger Rick in this beginning reader with full-color photos of llamas in action! What if you wished you were a llama and then you became one? Could you talk like a llama, with gurgles and squeals? Could you roll in the...

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Scary Mary and the stripe spell  by Emily Rodda

Scary Mary and the stripe spell

Emily Rodda

Book

On a beautiful island far away, on a sea that ripples with magic, Monty never knows what he might find... Monty, Tawny and friends receive some startling news: Scary Mary and her pirate crew are on their way, looking for a new island to call home. What...

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渡过雪原  by 宮沢賢治

渡过雪原

宮沢賢治

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橡子与山猫  by 宮沢賢治

橡子与山猫

宮沢賢治

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神澜奇域  by 唐家三少

神澜奇域

唐家三少

Book

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猫的风工厂  by 水野良恵

猫的风工厂

水野良恵

Book

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从前的我  by April Henry

从前的我

April Henry

Book

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Twilight hauntings  by Angie Sage

Twilight hauntings

Angie Sage

Book

Alex has a set of Enchanted cards. When she flutters her fingers above them, something magical happens: The cards come alive and create moving pictures of what is now and what is yet to come. But Enchantment is illegal in the city of Luma, and those ...

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Frozen

Frozen

Book

Join your favourite characters as they explore Arendelle and beyond! March in the Midsummer Parade with Anna and Elsa, find the perfect birthday gift with Olaf, visit the trolls in Troll Valley with Kristoff and Sven, and more! This fun-filled storyb...

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My father's dragon  by Ruth Stiles Gannett

My father's dragon

Ruth Stiles Gannett

Book

A young boy determines to rescue a poor baby dragon who is being used by a group of lazy wild animals to ferry them across the river on Wild Island.

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Wayside School beneath the Cloud of Doom  by Louis Sachar

Wayside School beneath the Cloud of Doom

Louis Sachar

Book

Follows the adventures and misadventures of students and staff as they cope with the effects of a large, gloomy cloud that has settled over Wayside School.

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Mickey and the animal spies  by Anne (Television researcher) Miller

Mickey and the animal spies

Anne (Television researcher) Miller

Book

Mickey is the type of kid who's always on the lookout for a code to crack. So it's her lucky day when she spots a strange poster on the bus home from school written completely in code. Within the strange jumble of letters is a curious message, one that...

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Pinkalicious and the merminnies  by Victoria Kann

Pinkalicious and the merminnies

Victoria Kann

Book

When Splash the merminnie's flashy tricks get him in trouble, it's up to Pinkalicious and her friends to save him.

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Super Turbo and the fountain of doom  by Lee (Fictitious character) Kirby

Super Turbo and the fountain of doom

Lee (Fictitious character) Kirby

Book

The Superpet Superhero League has finally figured out how to reach the water fountain all the students use. This is so much easier than battling Whiskerface and his Rat Pack when the pets go to the cafeteria for snacks! But as soon as the last superpet...

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Vote for Effie  by Laura Wood

Vote for Effie

Laura Wood

Book

The last thing new girl Effie Kostas needs right now is to be running a high-stakes campaign for Student Council president against the most popular boy in school. But she's not about to sit quietly by in the face of great injustice, so the race in on....

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Taking the reins  by Jane Smiley

Taking the reins

Jane Smiley

Book

Ellen's family has moved to a new town...but some things, like her love for horses, remain the same. Ellen is now the proud owner of her own horse, Tater. She's learning new skills and challenging herself as a rider...but she still can't stop thinking...

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Private - keep out!  by Gwen Grant

Private - keep out!

Gwen Grant

Book

Psst! We know you shouldn’t really read something labelled ‘private’ but this book is special. It’s written by young girl growing up in a mining town in 1948 who is practising to become a writer when she grows up - possibly. It’s hard work being a wr...

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Christina's ghost  by Betty Ren Wright

Christina's ghost

Betty Ren Wright

Book

Christina's summer in a spooky, isolated Victorian house with her grumpy uncle turns into a ghostly adventure.

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Timmy the ticked-off pony and the poo of excitement  by Magda Szubanski

Timmy the ticked-off pony and the poo of excitement

Magda Szubanski

Book

Surely one little poo of excitement can't ruin Timmy's life. Can it? Yes, it can. A hilarious NEW series by one of Australia's most loved comedy icons - and award-winning author - Magda Szubanski!

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The boy who fooled the world  by Lisa (Lisa Anne) Thompson

The boy who fooled the world

Lisa (Lisa Anne) Thompson

Book

When a little white lie leads to a huge dose of trouble. Cole is the odd one out at school: the other kids have the latest gadgets and trainers while his family struggles to make ends meet. Until the day one of his paintings is talent-spotted and sells...

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Traitor's chase  by Stuart Gibbs

Traitor's chase

Stuart Gibbs

Book

When the Musketeers pursue the dangerous Michel Dinicoeur to Spain, they're ambushed at every turn, causing them to suspect that there may be a traitor within their own ranks.

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Anna Gain and the same sixty seconds  by Guy Bass

Anna Gain and the same sixty seconds

Guy Bass

Book

Ever-punctual Anna Gain is never late, and she's certainly never late for the school bus. Every day she catches it in perfect time. But not today. After a series of absurd events cause Anna to miss the bus, she's transported one minute back in time -...

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Agent Weasel and the abominable Dr Snow  by Nick East

Agent Weasel and the abominable Dr Snow

Nick East

Book

Meet Agent Weasel: woodland super-spy. Can he save the Winter Whopper Games from disaster? And will there be enough marshmallows for another hot chocolate? Perfect for reading alone or sharing together, for fans of The Bolds and Toto the Ninja Cat....

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Petorix the winged slicer  by Adam Blade

Petorix the winged slicer

Adam Blade

Book

When Tom's adversary Ria steals an old boot from King Hugo's palace it turns out she has a shocking plan. She uses a powerful magic stone circle to travel back in time, planning to stop Tom's ancestor Tanner from succeeding in his battle against Petorix...

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Heidi Heckelbeck and the wacky tacky Spirit Week  by Wanda Coven

Heidi Heckelbeck and the wacky tacky Spirit Week

Wanda Coven

Book

Everything Heidi tries to do for Spirit Week at school seems to be wrong, at least according to her nemesis, Melanie, until a spell helps her find her superpower on Super Hero Thursday.

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Wayside School gets a little stranger  by Louis Sachar

Wayside School gets a little stranger

Louis Sachar

Book

Wayside School is open again after having been closed for 243 days while the cows were cleared out. And the fun is about to start on every floor ...

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The holidays  by Sophie comtesse de Ségur

The holidays

Sophie comtesse de Ségur

Book

Camille and Madeleine along with their friends Marguerite and Sophie are waiting excitedly for their cousins to arrive for the Summer holidays. The children fill their days building cabins, having picnics and games of hide and seek but things nearly go...

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The guard dog  by Dick King-Smith

The guard dog

Dick King-Smith

Book

There are six puppies in the pet shop; five posh pedigreed ones, and a scruffy little mongrel with a grand ambition -- to be a guard dog. The other pups laugh at him. How can such a small dog possibly guard a home? Especially when his bark is the mos...

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