Middle Grade/Upper Primary
|Reading Level:||8 Kids Middle Readers|
A poignant, laugh-out-loud illustrated middle-grade novel about an eleven-year-old boy's immigration experience, his annoying little brother, and their cake-baking hijinks! "Pie in the Sky is like enjoying a decadent cake . . . heartwarming and rib-tickling." --Ter... read more
Pippa is a little pigeon with big blue-sky ambitions: to fly solo and explore the world beyond her nest. Her parents are less than thrilled with their risk-taking feathered fledging and smother her with well-meant yet suffocating warnings until one day she ignores them all, and takes the leap into the unknown...alone.
Late at night on a rusty tin roof, just near an old mango tree, the possums compete in games of skill and daring. Riley has always wanted to join in. He tries running, but he's not very fast. Then shot-put, but he can't throw the mangoes very far. Even volleyball isn't his thing D t... read more
|Author:||Michelle Worthington; Cecilia Johansson (Illustrator)|
When Tom visits his Aunt, he meets her pug Ellie. Ellie is no ordinary pug. Wherever Tom and his aunt go, Ellie must go too. His aunt dresses Ellie up for their outings. Tom finds Ellie strange, but she makes friends everywhere she goes. Tom makes no friends. He realises something has to change.
Rough Habit An Unlikely Champion is a tale that captures the essence of horse racing - from dreaming to inspiration, to luck good and bad, to fortunes and reputations made. It's the story not just of an unexpected champion horse, but of those who took him to greatnes... read more
Who drew on these trunks?’ Charlie asked Max.‘They’ll be in big trouble if Mummy sees that!’
Join four reluctant kids on a walk through the bush as they make all sorts of wild discoveries.
But who scribbled a secret message on the scribbly gum trees?
Slowly, slowly, you catch a monkey ...Bongani wants to go to school but he is too young. To prove to his family that he is big and strong just like his cousins, he tries to catch a monkey. Slowly, slowly, he must go. Luckily his family is there is to school him in the lessons of pa... read more
An action-packed adventure about horses, bats and letting your imagination run wild, from the popular author of Smooch & Rose Charli is at riding camp and her dream is about to become true - she will finally learn to ride a real, live horse. But when snobby Breanna picks the horse Charli wants her heart bungees to her toes.
The fight to save the cheetahs is a race against time
Mackenzie came to South Africa to escape the trauma of her past and build herself a bright new future: love is the last thing on her mind. But she's finding it increasingly hard to ignore her feelings for the strong-mi... read more
Once upon a time in a faraway land there lived the rarest of rare birds. The Dream Bird.George is a day child. He rollicks and romps in the light. But at night, George just can¿t seem to get to sleep. That is, until Gran tells him a bedtime story about a magical bird who si... read more
|Author:||Dimity Powell; Nicky Johnston|
|Reading Level:||From 6|
It's handy having a dad who can fix just about anything. A young girl believes her father is the king of fixing things. But following the death of her mother, she discovers that broken hearts are not as easy to repair as damaged toys and cracked teapots. Together, she and he... read more
Poetry & Plays
A poetry flip book. The Go Between features poems of place from Mt Isa to Madrid and Siftings from a Shovel-nose Corona has a more personal touch with the title piece influenced by 17th Century Japanese poet Basho's haibun style.