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George Saves the World by Lunchtime

George Saves the World by Lunchtime (Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Readman, Jo; Illustrated by Roberts, Ley Honor

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George is determined to save the world by lunchtime. Grandpa suggests they start by recycling the yoghurt pot from his breakfast, putting his banana peel in the compost pile, and hanging the washing to dry in the sun. George gets to learn how recycling and re-using materials, and ...

ISBN 9781903919507
Published 1 November 2006 by Random House
Interest Age 5-7 years
Series Eden Project Books
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My Summer on Earth

My Summer on Earth (Paperback)

By Lombardi, Tom

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This absurdly funny novel takes a wacky look at human culture as it follows a16-year-old alien (disguised as a human) who's just trying to fit in.

ISBN 9781416955634
Published 17 July 2008 by Simon & Schuster
Interest Age Young Adults
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Girls Under Pressure

Girls Under Pressure (Paperback)

By Wilson, Jacqueline; Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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Magda is tall and glamorous, Nadine is willowy and 'gothic' and Ellie is just plain normal. The three girls have been best friends 'forever' but now Ellie is convinced she's fat; Nadine wants to be a model; and Magda worries that her appearance is giving guys the wrong idea.

ISBN 9780552557443
Published 1 January 2009 by Random House
Interest Age 12-15 years
Series Girls
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Wee Mac
 

Wee Mac (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Dawley, Linda

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Twelve-year-old Jane, steeped in sadness by the loss of her mother has become mute. She and her father leave New Zealand to live in Scotland for three months. Jane spends her day walking the shoreline where she meets Wee Mac, a telepathic dog. Jane is amazed she can, 'think-talk' ...

ISBN 9780994101181
Published 1 June 2014
Interest Age 7-11 years
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Dear Vincent
 

Dear Vincent (Paperback)

By Hager, Mandy

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Powerful YA fiction about a teenager coming to terms with the suicide of her sister. Tara, the main character, is a blossoming painter who loves the work of Vincent Van Gogh, and his story is used as a counterpoint to her own. It is also a novel about the power of love, and how t ...

ISBN 9781775533276
Published 1 July 2013 by Random House
Interest Age 13-19 years
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The Great Harlequin Grim
 

The Great Harlequin Grim (Paperback, New edition)

By Thompson, Gareth

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Glenn Jackson has moved with his father from Burnley to Torbeck in the Lake District. Harlequin is living in an abandoned shack, disguising himself behind clown's make-up. When Harlequin rescues Glenn from falling into the slate mine, the two form a friendship and Glenn comes clo ...

ISBN 9780099487654
Published 18 May 2007 by Random House
Interest Age 12-15 years
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Lola Rose

Lola Rose (Paperback, New edition)

By Wilson, Jacqueline; Illustrated by Sharratt, Nick

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When Jayni, her mum and little brother have to run away from her abusive father, they slip out at night, go up to London by train and stay in a hotel. They even make up false identities to protect their secret and Jayni becomes the glamorous-sounding Lola Rose. But when the money ...

ISBN 9780552556132
Published 1 May 2007 by Random House
Interest Age 9-11 years
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Those Eco-Pirate Kids
  

Those Eco-Pirate Kids (Paperback)

By Tucker, Jon

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Young Fin has always been passionate about fishing, so when he discovers an illegal net full of undersized fish in Sydney's northern waterways, his first reaction is to empty it. The subsequent events turn a joint Kiwi-Australian family holiday into a rather more complex experien ...

ISBN 9780980835328
Published 18 July 2014
Interest Age All ages
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Wildfire: Code Red

Wildfire: Code Red (Paperback, New title)

By Ryan, Chris

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Ben gets the chance for a trip of a lifetime when his mum is invited to attend a big conference in Australia. In the midst of a drought, it's hot. And it only takes a spark to set off a fire. As world leaders gather and a student demo gathers pace, a small flame takes hold - and ...

ISBN 9781862301665
Published 1 September 2006 by Random House
Interest Age 12-15 years
Series Code Red
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Night Life

Night Life (Paperback)

By Collins, Nancy A.

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With sly humor and an uncanny awareness of a vampire's wiles and wildness, Collins brings the escalating tensions between Lilith and Cally to dramatic new heights as the magnificent Rauhnacht Grand Ball begins.

ISBN 9780061349188
Published 10 April 2009 by HarperCollins
Interest Age Young Adults
Series Vamps
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