Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

The dragons have mysteriously vanished from the lands of Valadae-except one. With no memory of his past, or what happened to his kin, Laeka'Draeon begins the daunting quest for answers, well aware the stakes are more than personal. If the dragons fail to ... read more

Kin Seeker (Dragon Calling #1)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

"Fast-paced and full of wonder, this is a powerful, gripping must-read."--Kirkus (starred review)
"A lush and mysterious fable, full of beauty, full of wonder."--Rebecca Stead, Newbery Medal-winning author of When You Reach Me
Newbery Medalist E... read more

Lalani of the Distant Sea

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Awards:HONOUR BOOK: CBCA Book of the Year, Older Readers, 2019. Winner of the QLD Literary Award, Older Readers. Nominated for the 2020 Carnegie Medal.

Perfect for readers who love Liar and Spy, Counting by 7s, and Bridge to Terabithia, a heartwarming and transformative novel about family, loss, and never giving up from beloved author Karen Foxlee.
Lenny Spink is the sister of a giant. Her little... read more

Lenny's Book of Everything (PB)

Lola is in the middle on the netball court. She is also in the middle in life ... stuck between her parents fighting and her best friends arguing. When her netball team looks like they might be in the State Finals, Lola steps up as captain. But she has bigger prob... read more

Lola in the Middle

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:Ruby Redfort
Reading Level:Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11

Hey, buster! Normal life is a total yawn. Break out of boredom with Ruby Redfort, the super-awesome new creation from multi-million-copy bestseller Lauren Child... Want to know more? Of course you do, bozo. Here's the low-down on Ruby Redfort: she's a genius... read more

Look into My Eyes (Ruby Redfort #1)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

From the author of Smooch & Rose and Spud & Charli comes another thrilling adventure about Australia’s endangered cassowaries 'Cassowaries are not just birds,’ Dad growled. 'They’re the most dangerous birds in the world.’ When Flynn and Dad ar... read more

Mister Cassowary

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:Nevermoor
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner Gold ABIA for Book of the Year 2018 Winner ABIA Book of the Year for Younger Readers  Winner Jessica Townsend 2018 ABIA Matt Richell Award for New Writer of the Year Winner Children's Fiction and Overall Book of the Year 2018 Indie Book Awards Winner Younger Reader's Category for the 2018 Waterstone's Children's Book Prize Notabled CBCA Book of the Year Younger Readers Category 2018

A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world-but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination.
Having been born on Eventide,... read more

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (#1 Nevermoor)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:Friday Barnes

"What if every clue points in the wrong direction?Friday Barnes has been deported to Switzerland! With their in-school detective gone, Highcrest Academy has descended into chaos. Someone's fired all the teachers! The Headmaster claims it wasn't him, and suspicion so... read more

No Rules (Friday Barnes #4)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:Liars

Kelton was the perfect hiding place. Until now... A plane crash destroys a house in Kelton. The cause of the accident is a mystery and all the passengers are missing. Jarli has been lying low since the crime boss known as Viper threatened his family. But then hi... read more

No Survivors (Liars #2)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:Once
Reading Level:11+
Awards:Shortlisted for Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2010.

Once I didn't know about my grandfather Felix's scary childhood.Then I found out what the Nazis did to his best friend Zelda.Now I understand why Felix does the things he does.At least he's got me.My name is Zelda too.This is our story. Shortlisted for the Guardian Children... read more

Now (#3 Felix & Zelda)

Category:

 Middle Grade/Upper Primary

Series:Felix & Zelda
Reading Level:very good
Awards:Winner of YABBA: Fiction for Years 7-9 2007.

Once I escaped from an orphanage to find my Mum and Dad. Once I saved a girl called Zelda from a burning house. Once I made a Nazi with toothache laugh. My name is Felix. This is my story.
Felix lives in a convent orphanage in Poland. He is convinced his parents are ... read more

Once (#1 Felix & Zelda)

Category:

 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

Pie in the Sky (PB)