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Don't Wake the Dinosaur!
 

Don't Wake the Dinosaur! (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Stilton, Geronimo

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All the cavemice are gathered together for their favorite annual comedy show. But the grand prize, to be awarded to the funniest mouse, has been stolenNand Geronimo Stiltonoot is the main suspect! Geronimo must prove his innocence, or he'll end up in enormouse trouble! Illustrati ...

ISBN 9780545656030
Release Date 1 December 2014 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Geronimo Stilton: Cavemice
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1914: Riding into War
 

1914: Riding into War (Paperback)

By Brocker, Susan

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Billy, a 17-year-old shepherd working on a farm in the Manawatu, lies about his age and enlists in the army, and after training is sent to Gallipoli.

ISBN 9781775432067
Published 1 August 2014 by Scholastic
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Kiwis at War
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A Winter's Day in 1939
 

A Winter's Day in 1939 (Paperback)

By Szymanik, Melinda

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Taken from his home in Poland and forced to leave his country, 12-year-old Adam and his family are transported to work in a labour camp in Russia. Ill-fed and poorly treated, Adam doubts they will ever make it out alive. Even if they do get away, they might freeze to death or sta ...

ISBN 9781775430308
Published 1 March 2013 by Scholastic
Interest Age 10-14 years
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Mortal Heart
 

Mortal Heart (Paperback)

By LaFevers, Robin

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Annith has watched her gifted sisters at the convent come and go, carrying out their dark dealings in the name of St Mortain, patiently awaiting her own turn to serve Death. But her worst fears are realized when she discovers she is being groomed by the abbess as a Seeress, to be ...

ISBN 9781783441785
Release Date 12 December 2014 by Andersen Press Ltd
Interest Age 12-15 years
Series His Fair Assassin
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (Paperback)

By Boyne, John

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Nine-years-old Bruno has a lot of things on his mind. Who is the Fury? Why did he make them leave their nice home in Berlin to go to 'Out-With'? And who are all the sad people in striped pyjamas on the other side of the fence? The grown-ups won't explain so Bruno decides there is ...

ISBN 9780099572862
Published 1 August 2012 by Vintage
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Whisper the Dead

Whisper the Dead (Paperback)

By Harvey, Alyxandra

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Gretchen is struggling with her newfound gift as a Whisperer; the constant buzzing in her ears from detecting spells is more frustrating than fun, especially when she is spending time with one of the Order of Iron Nail's Keepers, the icy but strikingly handsome Tobias Lawless. Bu ...

ISBN 9781408854839
Published 1 October 2014 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Interest Age 12-15 years
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1914

1914 (Paperback)

By Masson, Sophie

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Louis Jullian and his older brother Thomas are on holiday in Sarajevo, enjoying the privileges of life in a diplomat's family. But the peace is shattered as a bomb explodes and the heir to the Austrian Empire is assassinated in front of their eyes. As Europe descends into war, Lo ...

ISBN 9781743622476
Published 1 August 2014 by SCHOLASTIC AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series Australia's Great War
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The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive

The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive (Trade Paperback/Paperback)

By Figley, Marthy Rhodes; Illustrated by Hammond, Ted; Carbajal, Richard Pimentel; Adapted by Tourville, Amanda Doering

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Fifteen-year-old James Forten is proud to be fighting to free the American colonies from British rule. Hes also proud to be a free African American. In 1781, near the wars end, the British capture the American ship on which hes serving. White prisoners are often exchanged between ...

ISBN 9780761370758
Published 1 October 2010 by Graphic Universe
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series History's Kid Heroes (Quality Paper)
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Duel in the Sky

Duel in the Sky (Paperback)

By Bradman, Tony

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A World War I story about a RAF fighter ace.

ISBN 9781445123813
Published 8 April 2014 by Hachette Children's Books
Interest Age 4-12 years
Series EDGE: World War One Short Stories
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The Cure for Dreaming

The Cure for Dreaming (Hardback)

By Winters, Cat

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In 1900, a handsome stage hypnotist hypnotises a young suffragette, allowing her to see the world -- and its monsters -- as it really is.

ISBN 9781419712166
Published 1 November 2014 by Misc - Alliance Distribution
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