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              Trash

              Trash (Paperback)

              By Mulligan, Andy

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              Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's ...a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything.
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              ISBN 9781909531130
              Released NZ 1 Aug 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 13+ years
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              Wonder

              Wonder (Paperback)

              By Palacio, R. J.

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              Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-years-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ordinary - inside. But Auggie is far from ordinary. Ordinary kids don't make other ordinary kids run away screaming in playgrounds. Ordinary kids aren't stared ...at wherever they go.
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              ISBN 9780552565974
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Calling
                

              The Calling (Paperback)

              By Beale, Fleur

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              'Dreams were dangerous things.' It was the dream of Molly's dying mother that she would become a nun. It isn't, however, the dream of her Methodist father, who wants her to marry. But what is her true calling and how can she follow it? As the 19th century draws to an end, Molly s...earches out the extraordinary nun Mother Mary Joseph Aubert to find out. 'One of the most consistently accomplished and versatile writers for teenagers in the country' - The New Zealand Listener
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              ISBN 9780143774747
              Published NZ 30 Mar 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers

              Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers (Hardback)

              By Obama, Michelle

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              What's important is our story, our whole story, including those moments when we feel a little vulnerable . . . Michelle Robinson started life sharing a bedroom with her older brother Craig, in their family's upstairs apartment in her great-aunt's house. Her parents, Fraser and Ma...rian, poured their love and energy into their children. She would go on to become Michelle Obama, the inspirational First Lady of the United States of America. Now adapted for younger readers, with new photographs and a new introduction from Michelle Obama herself, this memoir tells a very personal, and completely inspiring, story of how, through hard work and determination, the girl from the South Side of Chicago built an extraordinary life. A tale of ups and downs, triumphs and failures, this is an incredibly honest account. It'll take you from the early years - first kiss, first school, first love - to the wonders of the White House, and the moment Mrs Obama shook hands with the Queen of England. A book to read, share, and talk about with the adults in your life, this is a call to action and compassion, and hope for change in uncertain times, and in a scary world. You'll be inspired to help others, and understand that no one is perfect. Just like Michelle Obama, you too are finding out exactly who you want to be (and, actually, so are the adults in your life). Above all, it is a book to make you think- who are you, and what do you want to become?
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              ISBN 9780241531815
              Released NZ 18 Mar 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Violet Black
                

              Violet Black (Paperback)

              By Merriman, Eileen

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              Set in the near future, this first book in a fast-paced trilogy will hook you in from the first page. Violet Black and Ethan Wright are both in a coma. They have never met- I couldn't speak, but I was trying so hard to communicate and then . . . then . . . I pushed. And something..., someone, pushed back. Her name is Violet. Violet, but she is sunshine-yellow, and I need to find her because I think she might be just like me. But there is a far more serious reason that Ethan must find Violet- the sinister Foundation is trying to hunt them down. Reviews of Eileen's previous books- 'A Trio of Sophies doesn't so much as start as launch the reader into the centre of a storm that will hold you until the very last secret is solved. . . . ' - Weekend Herald on A Trio of Sophies 'Merriman writes what teenagers want to read, and she certainly knows how to write it well.' - NZ Books on Invisibly Breathing 'The beauty of it is that Merriman just seems to be able to cut straight to the intensity of a relationship, or a first relationship - the anguish, drama, the second guessing and the doubt, and the pure electricity of those first physical encounters' - Radio NZ on Catch Me When You Fall 'I found it to be compelling, challenging, and heartbreaking, but very real. It handles teen issues with grace and sensitivity but doesn't shy away from honesty.' - Tots to Teens on Pieces of You
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              ISBN 9780143775423
              Published NZ 4 May 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              The Cousins

              The Cousins (Paperback)

              By McManus, Karen M.

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              The Storys are the envy of their neighbours: owners of the largest property on their East Coast island, they are rich, beautiful, and close. Until it all falls apart. The four children are suddenly dropped by their mother with a single sentence: You know what you did. They never ...hear from her again. Years later, when 18-year-old cousins Aubrey, Milly and Jonah Story receive a mysterious invitation to spend the summer at their grandmother's resort, they have no choice but to follow their curiosity and meet the woman who's been such an enigma their entire lives. This entire family is built on secrets, right? It's the Story legacy. This summer, the teenagers are determined to discover the truth at the heart of their family. But some secrets are better left alone. THE BRILLIANT NEW THRILLER FROM INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF ONE OF US IS LYING KAREN M MCMANUS
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              ISBN 9780241376942
              Released NZ 7 Dec 2020
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 14+ years
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              Conrad Cooper's Last Stand
                

              Conrad Cooper's Last Stand (Paperback)

              By Agnew, Leonie

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              "Conrad Cooper needs a favour. He's just found out about Tane, the god of the forest, and he's decided that Tane is the perfect guy to solve Conrad's family problems. After all, the more high-profile gods probably have huge waiting lists, right? In return, Conrad will do anything..., no matter how much trouble it causes. But will a Maori god listen to the prayers of a ten-year-old Pakeha boy? And does Tane really exist? Set in 1978 against the Bastion Point occupation"--Back cover.
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              ISBN 9780143571193
              Published NZ 23 Apr 2014
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Under the Mountain
                

              Under the Mountain (Paperback, 2nd Media tie-in)

              By Gee, Maurice

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              When Theo and Rachel Matheson head for Auckland to spend a fortnight with their uncle and aunt, they are prepared for the usual entertainments that the city can provide. But their relatives have curious neighbours who seem to take an unusual interest in the red-haired twins. This... children's classic is now a major motion picture event.
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              ISBN 9780143305019
              Published NZ 23 Nov 2009
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children

              The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children (Paperback, ANZ ED)

              By Riggs, Ransom

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              The fate of peculiardom hangs in the balance in this epic conclusion to the #1 bestselling Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series. The last thing Jacob Portman saw before the world went dark was a terrible, familiar face. Suddenly, he and Noor are back in the place where every...thing began - his grandfather's house. Jacob doesn't know how they escaped from V's loop to find themselves in Florida. But he does know one thing for certain: Caul has returned. After a narrow getaway from a blood-thirsty hollow, Jacob and Noor reunite with Miss Peregrine and the peculiar children in Devil's Acre. The Acre is being plagued by desolations - weather fronts of ash and blood and bone - a terrible portent of Caul's amassing army. Risen from the Library of Souls and more powerful than ever, Caul and his apocalyptic agenda seem unstoppable. Only one hope remains - deliver Noor to the meeting place of the seven prophesied ones. If they can decipher its secret location. Jacob and his friends will face deadly enemies and race through history's most dangerous loops in this thrilling page-turner, the final adventure in the beloved Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series. .................................................................................................................. Praise for the Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children series: 'The popularity of the Miss Peregrine's book series cannot be overstated' Entertainment Weekly 'Creepy in the best way possible' The Guardian 'Readers searching for the next Harry Potter may want to visit Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children' CNN 'A thrilling, Tim Burton-esque tale with haunting photographs' USA Today
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              ISBN 9780241320945
              Released NZ 25 Mar 2021
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children
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              Fish in a Tree

              Fish in a Tree (Paperback)

              By Mullaly Hunt, Lynda

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              -Ally's greatest fear is that everyone will find out she is as dumb as they think she is because she still doesn't know how to read---

              ISBN 9780142426425
              Released NZ 3 Apr 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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