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Written in the Stars

by Aisha Saeed

This heart-wrenching novel explores what it is like to be thrust into an unwanted marriage. Has Naila’s fate been written in the stars? Or can she still make her own destiny?

 

Naila’s conservative immigrant...


Under a Painted Sky

by Stacey Lee

A powerful story of friendship and sacrifice, for fans of Code Name Verity 

Missouri, 1849: Samantha dreams of moving back to New York to be a professional musician—not an easy thing if you’re a girl, and...


Moon Bear

by Gill Lewis & Alessandro Gottardo

Both torn from their homes in Laos, a boy and a moon bear cub form a deep bond in this piercing tale of impossible odds and resilient hope, based on true conditions in Eastern Asia.

Twelve-year-old Tam, on a...


Lost in Paris

by Cindy Callaghan

Ooh la la! Gwen ends up on a Parisian scavenger hunt—with a cute French ami—in this M!X novel from the author of Lost in London.

Gwen Russell is thrilled to hear she will be heading to Paris with her family....


Blue Birds

by Caroline Starr Rose

It’s 1587 and twelve-year-old Alis has made the long journey with her parents from England to help settle the New World, the land christened Virginia in honor of the Queen. And Alis couldn’t be happier....


Emu and the Water Tree

by Gladys Milroy

This is the adventurous tale of curious emu who changed the lives of emus everywhere when he lost the power of flight to a crafty serpent. However, he discovered his remarkable ability to run. An indigenous...


Lilli and Shadow in Trouble

by Laura Dudgeon & Sabrina Dudgeon

This is the second book to follow the adventures of Lilli—a young girl who has moved from the Australian bush to the city—and her magical animal friend, Shadow.

 

While on holiday visiting family in the...


Lilli and Her Shadow

by Pat Dudgeon & Laura Dudgeon

Lilli’s family is moving from the outback to the city, and Lilli is sure she'll be horribly lonely. She'll miss the mangoes, she'll miss her cousins, and most of all, she'll miss her Grandma. But when Grandma...


Bush Secrets

by Tjalaminu Mia & Jessica Lister

Debbie has two special secrets, and she doesn't want to share them with her brother Billy; however, when her grandfather, Dada Keen, comes to visit, Sally knows she can trust him. Debbie shows the treasure...


Lucky Thamu

by Cheryl Kickett-Tucker & Jaylon Tucker

This series explores the richness and depth of Indigenous storytelling

 

During the school holiday, for the first time, Eli is going by himself to visit his grandfather, Thamu to go camping and prospecting. Eli...


Beach Sports Car

by Darlene Oxenham

When Annie’s dad promises her a beach sports car, she imagines a bright red hotrod with racing stripes. All her school friends will be so jealous! But when her gift turns out to be Dad’s battered old bomb...


Welcome to the Jungle

by Matt London

WHAT IF YOU BUILT A CONTINENT OF YOUR OWN? AND WHAT IF IT WAS ON A COLLISION COURSE WITH AUSTRALIA?

Rick and Evie Lane have finally converted the Great Pacific Garbage Patch into an eighth continent. But their...


Beast

by Donna Jo Napoli

Meet the Beast -- before there was Beauty

Orasmyn is the prince of Persia and heir to the throne. His religion fills his heart and his mind, and he strives for the knowledge and leadership his father demonstrates....


Listen, Slowly

by Thanhha Lai

This remarkable novel from Thanhhà Lại, New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award–winning and Newbery Honor Book Inside Out & Back Again, follows a young girl as she learns the true meaning...


Thanhha Lai Young Readers' Collection

by Thanhha Lai

Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Thanhha Lai won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature and the Newbery Honor for her debut novel, Inside Out and Back Again. This collection includes...


This Side of Home

by Renée| Watson

Identical twins Nikki and Maya have been on the same page for everything-friends, school, boys and starting off their adult lives at a historically African-American college. But as their neighborhood goes from...


The Genius Files #5: License to Thrill

by Dan Gutman

The wackiest road trip in history has reached its final destination. . . .

But Coke and Pepsi McDonald aren't in the clear just yet! Before they reach the finish line, the twins will be

Abducted by aliens,

Trapped...


Everybody Says Shalom

by Leslie A. Kimmelman

A spirited picture-book tour of Israel takes readers to the Old City of Jerusalem and modern Tel Aviv, the desert and the sea, Roman ruins, the Biblical Zoo, a kibbutz, and much more. Lively, rhyming text and...


Love, Lucy

by April Lindner

While backpacking through Florence, Italy, during the summer before she heads off to college, Lucy Sommersworth finds herself falling in love with the culture, the architecture, the food...and Jesse Palladino,...


Washington's War

by Stacia Deutsch, Rhody Cohon & Guy Francis

Keep history on track—that’s an order!

Abigail and her friends have an important job today: They must convince George Washington to stay in Valley Forge and continue to fight the Revolutionary War. The future...