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              Books by Kate Gordon

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              Aster's Good, Right Things

              Aster's Good, Right Things (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

              Aster attends a school for gifted kids, but she doesn't think she's special at all. If she was, her mother wouldn't have left. And if she isnat careful, everyone else will leave her too. Each day Aster must do a good, right thing a" a challenge she sets herself, to make s...omeone elseas life better. Nobody can know about her athingsa, because then they wonat count. And if she doesnat do them, she knows everything will go wrong. Then she meets Xavier. He wears princess pajamas and has his own kind of special missions to make life better. When they do these missions together, Aster feels freeabut if she stops doing her good, right things will everything fall apart?
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              ISBN 9780648492573
              Published NZ 1 Nov 2020
              Publisher Yellow Brick Books
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
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              Xavier in the Meantime

              Xavier in the Meantime (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

              • RRP: $21.99
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              Sometimes Xavier wakes up feeling hopeless. Every new doctor ... this will fix it. Removing him from school ... this will fix it. The therapy group ... this will fix it. And his dad moving out. Maybe, this will fix it. His daily affirmations seem to be helping, yet the black dog ...never really goes away. But Xavier has a plan. Enlisting the help of best friend Aster, he tries to convince his dad to turn the family hogget farm into a therapy retreat for the group session kids. But he is up against decades of tradition, his parents who are on a break, and the spectre of the black dog. Can Xavier learn to cherish the moments in between the struggles-the moments in the meantime? Companion to 'Aster's Good, Right Things'.
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              ISBN 9780645218091
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2022
              Publisher Yellow Brick Books
              Interest Age Children
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              523 In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow

              The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

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              When Jackdaw Hollow is orphaned by a lightning strike, he is taken in by the headmistress of Direleafe Hall. Even though he grows up with her love and care, he feels undeserving, as if the universe made a mistake in sparing him. As he searches for the reason he survived the storm..., he befriends Angeline, a wildling girl who knows where her destiny lies - the circus. But when he goes too far in trying to find his own calling, he loses sight of what's most important. The Calling of Jackdaw Hollow is a spirited tale of destiny, self-worth and accepting that if you love something, you must set it free.
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              ISBN 9780702263484
              Published NZ 29 Mar 2022
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age Children
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              The Ballad of Melodie Rose

              The Ballad of Melodie Rose (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

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              When Melodie Rose is abandoned on the doorstep of Direleafe Hall, she realises she must be a ghost. Strangely, she is not sad. With the three other ghostly girls who haunt the school and a gloomy crow on her shoulder, Melodie has never felt more at peace. Finally there is a place... for her to call home. So when a lady in white arrives with plans to flatten her beloved school, Melodie Rose must act fast to save all she holds dear. But what can one powerless ghost do? The Ballad of Melodie Rose is a life-affirming tale of belonging, being brave and being seen.
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              ISBN 9780702263217
              Published NZ 1 Jun 2021
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age 8-12 years
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              The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn

              The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

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              Lonely orphan Wonder Quinn lives in the attic of Direleafe Hall with only a gloomy crow for company. Every year she hopes to make a true friend and every year her heart breaks when she doesn't. But when spirited new student, Mabel Chattersham, befriends her in class, Wonder's dre...ams seem to be coming true. As the girls grow closer, Wonder discovers her friend has a list of strange wishes- Throw a pie, leap in the sky, break someone's heart... What is Mabel's big secret? Can Wonder protect her heart from being broken all over again? The Heartsong of Wonder Quinn is a enchanting tale celebrating friendship, bravery and the importance of staying yourself.
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              ISBN 9780702262821
              Published NZ 1 Sep 2020
              Publisher University of Queensland Press
              Interest Age Children
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              Bird on a Wire

              Bird on a Wire (Hardback)

              By Gordon, Kate; Illustrated by Eckstrom, Nathaniel

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              A seagull above Said, See, look here, loves, I've winged my way further than you! A soaring brown hawk Said, Hey, you two dorks, See me stick to the clouds here like glue! From the illustrator who brought you The Ricker Racker Club and The Dress-Up Box comes a picture book about ...a pack of arrogant characters in a race to the top, and a duck who cleverly brings them back to reality.
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              ISBN 9781760128586
              Published NZ 1 Feb 2019
              Publisher Hardie Grant
              Interest Age 3-6 years
              Availability
              48 In stock at supplier; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
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              Lily and the Unicorn King
                 

              Lily and the Unicorn King (Hardback)

              By Gordon, Kate

              • RRP: $49.65
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              A riding competition. A magical battle. Can she win first prize and rescue a herd of lost unicorns?

              ISBN 9780473489205
              Publisher Misc - NZ/SP Publisher
              Interest Age Children
              Series The Unicorn King
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; ships 6-14 working days
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              Writing Clementine

              Writing Clementine (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

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              A funny, warm, feel-good novel about friends, family, first kisses and finding your way in the world.

              ISBN 9781743316634
              Published NZ 25 Jun 2014
              Publisher Allen & Unwin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              6 In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
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              Girl Running, Boy Falling
               

              Girl Running, Boy Falling (Paperback, [Dyslexic Edition])

              By Gordon, Kate

              • RRP: $49.99
              • $49.99
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              Do you ever look at the sky and think thats where we belong? Like maybe the world is the wrong way around and were meant to be up there, floating? Sixteen-year-old Therese lives in a small town on a small island. Her Aunt Kath calls her Tiger. Her friends call her Resey. The boy ...she loves calls her Champ. Shes a lot of different things for a lot of different people. Therese has always had her feet on the ground. Shes running through high school, but someone in her life is about to fall ... And when he does, her perfect world falls with him. For the first time in her life, Therese cant stand being on the ground. Girl Running, Boy Falling is a raw read about a girl and boy who are beautifully flawed.
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              ISBN 9780369337948
              Released NZ 19 May 2020
              Publisher Readhowyouwant
              Interest Age Children
              Availability
              Back Order Indent title (sourced internationally), Allow 8-12 weeks due to Covid 19 freight delays
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              Lily and the Unicorn King
                 

              Lily and the Unicorn King (Paperback)

              By Gordon, Kate

              • RRP: $22.50
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              A riding competition. A magical battle. Can she win first prize and rescue a herd of lost unicorns?

              ISBN 9780473451219
              Publisher Relish Books
              Interest Age 9-11 years
              Series The Unicorn King Series
              Availability
              Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
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