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565
African critters
Stunning photographs and engaging stories provide a rare glimpse into the struggles for survival in the African wilderness. The book includes large critters such as the big cats, elephants and rhinoceros, and small critters such as the dung beetle.
ISBN 9781426303173
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Haas, Robert B
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49351
Runaway troll, The
Samuel Blink has a list of what not to do if you're bored in Norway and want to stay out of trouble. It includes not finding a one-eyed troll under your bed, not hiding the troll in your wardrobe, not lying about why there is a smell of cabbage in your room and not attracting the attention of the most evil troll of all time, the Betterer. Unfortunately, Samuel breaks all his own rules but, luckily, he has a loving little sister.
ISBN 9780370329888
Publisher Bodley Head, 2009
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Haig, Matt
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Shadow forest
A giant log falls from the sky on to his parents' car and changes forever the lives of Samuel Blink and his sister, Martha. Don't tell Samuel that he is going to be a hero because he doesn't know it yet. Don't tell him he is going to Norway to live with his aunt and uncle beside a mysterious forest into which his loved, little sister will disappear. Samuel doesn't know any of this and it might ruin the book if you tell him.
ISBN 9780552555630
Publisher Corgi Books, 2007
Haig, Matt
No book cover.
25185
Rapunzel's revenge
A fun reworking of the Rapunzel fairy tale that boasts a strong-willed, plucky heroine in an Old West setting. Expect oodles of hair-braid-lassoing as Punzie takes on the bad dudes and even finds the time to fall in love. Graphic novel.
ISBN 9780747587439
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2008
Topics / Graphic novels /
Hale, Shannon & Dean & Hale, Nathan (ill)
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Alive in the death zone
Mountaineer Lincoln Hall's miraculous story of climbing the world's highest mountain, being left for dead near the summit and then returning to life and safety. The world, including his family, had been told he was dead. Frostbite claimed Lincoln's fingers and toes and he lost nearly twenty kilograms. A story of courage and sheer determination.
ISBN 9781741663372
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Hall, Lincoln
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Michael O'Loughlin: inside the Sydney Swans (An Indij sport report)
Two students and a teacher from Doonside Technology High school interview the talented AFL player, Michael O'Loughlin, who plays for the Sydney Swans.
ISBN 9780975686058
Publisher Indij Readers, 2004
Hall, Tammy & others
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Red samurai
Roxy is the White Warrior. She has a crush she is keeping secret, the school bully to deal with plus there is her older sister. Differences between Roxy and Elecktra are easily seen and sibling rivalry becomes a catalyst for what is to come, affecting the immediate family but also the ninja and samurai community. There is an enemy lurking and it soon becomes clear that the White Warrior is about to meet her match.
ISBN 9780732294540
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2013
Hall, Tiffiny
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White Ninja
Roxy Ran is an ordinary girl who doesn't know anything about her ninja powers until she is confronted by school bullies. Jackson Axe introduces Roxy to the world of martial arts. Jackson and Roxy must find the Tiger Scrolls and unleash the powers of the White Warrior before the samurai do. In order to survive, Roxy must unleash her inner ninja.
ISBN 9780732294533
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Hall, Tiffiny
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H2O stories of water
Australia is an island surrounded by ocean. Children grow up near the sea, have holidays by the sea or spend time on rivers, canals and dams. This collection of stories highlights the influence of water on children's lives.
ISBN 9780733315220
Publisher ABC Books, 2005
Hamilton, Margaret (comp)
No book cover.
9956
Richard Hammond's blast lab
Over thirty really cool experiments from the man who loves fast cars and all things scientific, Top Gear's Richard Hammond. Try these experiments at home but note that some require adult supervision. The book gives practical advice on which ones and how to proceed.
ISBN 9781740337069
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2009
Hammond, Richard
No book cover.
1818
Ida B
Ida B and her parents have a great life on the orchard and homeschooling Ida B. But then, life goes to a million miles beyond wrong and Ida has to return to school.
ISBN 9780007234202
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2007
Hannigan, Katherine
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Goal-getter
Eddie loves playing football but his coach is always criticising him and the rest of the team don't give him any support. What's worse, his older brother, Matthew, is the best player in the school. But, when Matthew falls ill, the team need a striker to step in at the last moment. At last, this is Eddie's chance to prove himself.
ISBN 9781408122365
Series Colour graffix (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2010
Hardcastle, Michael & Moulder, Bob (ill)
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Matthew's goals
Matthew doesn't care about anything as much as football. What's more, he's the best player in the whole school. But his mother has banned him from playing and she doesn't seem to care if he misses the most important match of the season. The whole team are depending on him.
ISBN 9781408122334
Series Colour graffix (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2010
Hardcastle, Michael & Moulder, Bob (ill)
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Worldshaker
Worldshaker, a gigantic mobile city, is cruising the world, wreaking ecological havoc. It's a relic of Victorian England, with a Queen and class system of lords above and Filthies below. Col has been chosen as the next Supreme Commander but with the escape of a girl, Filthy Col's safe, elite world is about to fall apart.
ISBN 9781741757095
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Harland, Richard
No book cover.
6807
Blood sports: Fletcher Smith, sports P I
Fourteen year old Fletcher Smith is a sports private Investigator, working out of the Institute in Canberra. With his adult side-kick, Frank, he takes on a case to solve the kidnap of football coach, Kelvin Hunt.
ISBN 9781741690200
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Harlen, Jonathan
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Dangerous games
Fletcher Smith is fourteen and a private investigator working for the Institute of Sport. Trouble has found Fletcher since his father died in mysterious circumstances. Fletcher has to locate and control a magical pigsfoot, a lucky charm supposedly first owned by cricketer, Sir Donald Bradman, and the secret to the Don's success.
ISBN 9781741691443
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Harlen, Jonathan
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Bureau of Mysteries
George Feather lives an uneventful life. That is, until he falls down a chimney and discovers the Bureau of Mysteries, an eccentric group of investigators and codebreakers who live between the floors of a hotel. George is recruited and with his partner, Imp, must follow trails of evidence and try to crack the codes left behind by the suspects. The tricky cryptic clues must be solved in time to save the city.
ISBN 9781742752143
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Box office smash
The Star League are at the premiere for one of their films when Professor Pestilence's henchmen kidnap producer, Ben Beaumont. Before the Star League can act, six mysterious figures show up and challenge them. They are the Shadow Six, six kids with superpowers and they're not in the mood to make friends. To save Ben, Star League must defeat the Shadow Six and another mysterious villain.
ISBN 9781864718720
Series Star League series (7 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Curse of the werewolf
Connor's having trouble fitting in with the rest of the Star League and when the group suspects a werewolf might be behind a savage attack, it only makes matters worse. As they search for the attacker's trail, they discover that the mystery werewolf may not be what he seems, and that his evil scheme may rob Connor of the very thing that makes him who he is.
ISBN 9781864718676
Series Star League series (2 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
No book cover.
3003
Star League: Final cut, The
The Star League are defenceless when the Shadow Six use the Shadow Shards to steal their powers. The team must retrieve these shards in order to get their talents back but not before they uncover the real identity of their arch-enemy, Professor Pestilence.
ISBN 9781864718737
Series Star League series (8 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Robot reboot
Sam is one of the smartest kids on earth but there are lots of things he doesn't quite get. When Sam gets to be too much of a know-it-all for his friends, he accepts a mysterious offer of help, a computer chip that will make him more like a normal kid. But, the chip is encoded with more than just emotions and, soon, Sam finds himself being controlled by an old enemy and obeying orders.
ISBN 9781864718713
Series Star League series (6 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League, Ninja cove, The
Asuka is finding the constant attention of being a movie star a real drain. So, when all the ninja clans are called to a secret location, Asuka welcomes the chance to relax with her fellow ninjas, out of the way of prying eyes. But, when she learns what the meeting is really about, relaxing is the last thing on Asuka's mind. It seems the ninjas are uniting against one common enemy, the Star League.
ISBN 9781864718690
Series Star League series (4 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
No book cover.
3600
Star League: Lights, camera, action hero
When Jay is invited to audition for his favourite director, Ben Beaumont, he is overjoyed. But, things are not as they seem. When someone close to him is kidnapped, Jay knows he has no choice. He must step up to head the team.
ISBN 9781864718669
Series Star League series (1 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
No book cover.
4533
Star League: Monkey business
Le Nice Pets is all the rage among the rich and famous. Aunt Petunia promises to turn your misbehaving pets into perfect angels. But, Leigh suspects something's not right and, when animals go missing, it's time for the Star League to step in. But, the closer they get to finding the missing animals, the more dangerous it becomes for those close to Leigh.
ISBN 9781864718706
Series Star League series (5 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
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Star League: Raising the dead
Roger is having a great time in the Star League, pulling pranks on his friends. But, when someone steals formulas for his magic potions, it's no joke. Roger needs those potions to survive. He must fight an ancient evil to get back his potions before they're used to raise an army of mummies.
ISBN 9781864718683
Series Star League series (3 of 8)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Harper, H J & Ziersch, Nahum (ill)
No book cover.
15447
Head space: one brain, two occupants
While on school camp, Tenille has an accident that leads to a close encounter with an alien called Zem. In fact, the alien is too close, closer than she could ever imagine.
ISBN 9780143300670
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Harris, Christine
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Jamil's shadow
A young, orphaned boy keeps to himself, tending his herd of cattle and remaining apart from others in his small Turkish village. When a stray dog follows him home, Jamil finds that he can't get rid of it. A challenging read.
ISBN 9780141312101
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Harris, Christine
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63454
My Australian story: outback, the diary of Jimmy Porter, Central Australia, 1927-1928
Jimmy Porter has moved to central Australia, to the middle of nowhere, to live with his uncle's family who are three days walk from the nearest neighbour. Life in the outback in 1927 is tough but people cope and Jimmy learns to adjust. When disaster strikes, Jimmy and his cousins must get help. This is Jimmy's diary, which tells how he adjusts, about the characters he meets and his experiences.
ISBN 9781865048505
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Harris, Christine
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Raven Lucas series - NEW SERIES 2014
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Raven Lucas series - NEW SERIES 2014 (3 books)
Harris, Christine
No book cover.
49401

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Raven Lucas: Chinese whispers
Raven's dad is still missing and the search is taking her to Malaysia. An attempted theft, intruders and a boat ride into dangerous waters can not stop Raven from learning the truth about what happened to her dad.
ISBN 9781862919297
Series Raven Lucas series - NEW SERIES 2014 (3 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2013
Harris, Christine
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8537
Raven Lucas: Dead wrong
Raven Lucas is searching for her missing dad, Elliott. But, the clues don't add up and Raven knows now that her father had dangerous enemies. A journalist with a grudge, a relentless relative, kidnapping, threats and a mysterious car crash add to the threats. Raven needs all of her courage and ingenuity to follow the trail where it leads. Especially when any step could be dead wrong.
ISBN 9781862919280
Series Raven Lucas series - NEW SERIES 2014 (2 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Harris, Christine
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Raven Lucas: Missing
Raven Lucas used to have a normal life until her father disappeared under suspicious circumstances. The police aren't interested in Raven's theories, her mother is slowly sinking into another nervous breakdown and Raven's uncle, her father's business partner, is getting a little too close to the family. With the help of her friends, Raven starts searching for clues and discovers how little she knows about her dad.
ISBN 9781862919341
Series Raven Lucas series - NEW SERIES 2014 (1 of 3)
Publisher Omnibus Books, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Harris, Christine
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56415
Animals at work
It's not only people who work. Many animals also have jobs.
ISBN 9781865048741
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
79113
Daredevils and show-offs
Find out what it would be like to walk a tight rope or tame a tiger. Meet some amazing people and see the stunts they carry out.
ISBN 9781865047652
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
109690
Great escapes
Discover some exciting stories about great escapes that became great adventures. And, it's not only about humans who escape. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
ISBN 9781865047621
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
43335
It's about time
People have always been curious about time and this book provides answers to many of the questions. We discover how people became aware of time and the various ways they have devised to measure it, from the sundial to the atomic clock.
ISBN 9781865048918
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
67362
Survival
We all hope that sinking ships, plane crashes, landmines, landslides and other terrible disasters never happens to us. Read about people who have lived to tell their tales.
ISBN 9781865047591
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
60475
There's no place like home
Some people live in unusual places, high on mountains, under the ground or in a floating city. For most people, there's no place like home.
ISBN 9781865048734
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
1055
Under the streets
If you've ever wondered what goes on below the streets of a major city, take a look under New York. Find out what really lives in the subway tunnels and where all the waste water ends up.
ISBN 9781865048901
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
109699
Weird and wacky festivals
People celebrate the strangest things. From cheese-rolling contests to cockroach races, discover the world of wacky festivals.
ISBN 9781865047638
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
112048
Who's for dinner
Take a look at the many animals and plants that make up the food chain. The food chain is a delicate balance that must be respected.
ISBN 9780779148912
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2005
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David
No book cover.
112050
Who invented that
Find out who invented the computer, the skateboard, the hamburger and lots of everyday things we use. Learn how these and many other everyday inventions came to be.
ISBN 9780779139828
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David & Thomson, Russell
No book cover.
109688
Eye see
We take our sight for granted, but there's more to seeing than meets the eye. Find out how our eyes work and why they sometimes play tricks. Easy to access information includes unusual or amazing facts, photographs, charts and maps.
ISBN 9781865047577
Series X-zone series (48 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Harris, David & Van Til, Meaghan
No book cover.
31383
Fizzlebert Stump
Fizzlebert Stump lives in a travelling circus. He hangs around with acrobats, plays the fool with clowns, and outs his head in a lion's mouth every night. But it can be a bit lonely being the only kid in the circus. So one day, Fizz decides to join a library - and that's when it all goes terribly wrong...
ISBN 9781408830031
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2012
Harrold, A F
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Ancient Egypt
Well-documented, factual material supported by photographs, maps and a timeline of Ancient Egypt. Each two-page spread treats one particular aspect of the civilisation such as architecture, religion, agriculture or recreational activities.The light writing style is very accessible for young students.
ISBN 9780751320749
Series Eyewitness series (30 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2002
Hart, George
No book cover.
7984
Children of the king, The
Cecily, Jeremy and a young refugee, May, have been sent to live with Uncle Peregrine in the country, safe from the war in London. But, when Cecily and May find two mysterious boys hiding out in a nearby castle ruin, and Jeremy runs away to London to help in the war effort, several destinies come together to make an extraordinary adventure.
ISBN 9780670076130
Publisher Penguin, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Hartnett, Sonya
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Silver donkey, The
A blind soldier, who has deserted from the war, wants to return to England to see his brother before he dies. Two young girls befriend him. The soldier shares four stories about donkeys throughout history that have been brave, kind and trustworthy.
ISBN 9780670042401
Publisher Viking Children's, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Hartnett, Sonya
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Code name Mr Right
Penelope, known as Snot, thinks she has found the perfect man for her mum. Some strong language used in context.
ISBN 9780734405944
Series Code name series (1 of 3)
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Harvey, Jacqueline
No book cover.
Code name series
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Code name series (3 books)
Harvey, Jacqueline
No book cover.
17473
Code name: rescue
Penny takes her friend Kimi with her to visit her Dad and his girlfriend in Japan. During their trip, the girls each receive a strange and magical doll, a Daruma. Some strong language used in context.
ISBN 9780734407610
Series Code name series (3 of 3)
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Harvey, Jacqueline
No book cover.
17472
Code name: unwanted
Penelope is thrilled her mum has married her perfect man. But mum and the new step-dad have some surprises in store for Penelope that might not be so pleasant. Some strong language used in context.
ISBN 9780734406743
Series Code name series (2 of 3)
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Harvey, Jacqueline
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All about Anna and Harriet and Christopher and me
Disasters seem to happen when Anna goes to visit her cousins every Saturday.
ISBN 9780733611483
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 1999
Topics / Australian Author /
Hathorn, Libby
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Grandma's shoes
When a young girl's grandmother dies, she hears the comment, 'Who will ever step into her shoes?' She finds grandma's shoes and goes on a journey, filled with images of her beloved grandma. Powerfully depicts healing after a loved one's death.
ISBN 9780733611780
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Hathorn, Libby & Magerl, Caroline (ill)
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Okra and Acacia: the story of the wattle pattern plate
A beautifully written, romantic story, weaving Aboriginal myth with ancient folklore.
ISBN 9780733614927
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2002
Hathorn, Libby & Stoddart, Brigitte (ill)
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Boy like me, A
Fragile and sometimes fleeting, peace can be lost and found in all of us, no matter who or where we are.
ISBN 9780733331350
Publisher ABC Books, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Hathorn, Libby & Whatley, Bruce
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ABC book of Australian poetry, The
A rich variety of poems from classic favourites by Banjo Paterson, Henry Lawson and C J Dennis, to contemporary works by Libby Hathorn, Max Fatchen and Steven Herrick.
ISBN 9780733320194
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Hathorn, Libby (comp) & Allen, Cassandra (ill)
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Master, The
Rick lives on a farm with his mum and his grandfather. They're a normal family except for one thing. Rick and his Grandpa are engaged in a constant battle of practical jokes, trying to outdo each other and claim the title of The Master. Grandpa thinks that his grandson has much to learn from him but Rick thinks otherwise and devises what he thinks is an unbeatable prank.
ISBN 9781921150852
Series Lightning strikes series (19 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Havel, Geoff
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11699
Tony Hawk, professional skateboarder
How Tony Hawk became a professional skateboarder, beginning as a child and following his career through the highs and lows. Some insensitive language used in character and context when speaking about himself, may offend some readers.
ISBN 9780060096892
Publisher HarperCollins US, 2002
Hawk, Tony & Mortimer, Sean
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Shahana: through my eyes
Shahana is almost 14 and has not known a life of peace. Her parents and older brother are dead and she must leave her beloved school to look after her younger brother and ailing grandfather. When grandfather dies life becomes that much more difficult. Living close to the border means 'freedom fighters' from both sides roam, looking for food, children to recruit and worse. Other dangers await her from within her own community.
ISBN 9781743312469
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Hawke, Rosanne
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Taj and the great camel trek
Taj and his camel are on the adventure of a lifetime. They join explorer Ernest Giles to cross the Australian desert, where they encounter wild dogs, poisonous snakes, Aborigines and a constant shortage of water. Taj also learns the hard reality of travelling with animals.
ISBN 9780702238772
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2011
Hawke, Rosanne
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Wolfchild
In the lost land of Lyonnesse in 1099, Raw struggles to learn how to trust while Morwenna has to choose between friendship and rules.
ISBN 9780734404824
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Hawke, Rosanne
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12571
Horse called Elvis, A
Matt befriends an abused horse, Elvis, that touches the lives of his family struggling to stay together. Some coarse language and cruelty to animals in a realistic story of a father's efforts to overcome his own shortcomings for love of his children.
ISBN 9781865046105
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2004
Topics / Australian Author /
Heffernan, John
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Shrinking of Treehorn, The
Treehorn has a problem. He is shrinking but his parents don't seem to notice.
ISBN 9780823401895
Publisher Holiday House, 1992
Heide, Florence Parry & Gorey, Edward (ill)
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Ridiculous story, A
A fantastic collection of funny stories about a pirate ship, a singing spider, a dancing cat, a sugar fairy, a widow who was mistaken for a witch and many more unlikely characters.
ISBN 9781921049453
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2006
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Heimann, Rolf
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12898
Kingdom for a hat, A
King Gregorius thinks he's the best king in the world, a great poet and very wise judge. But, his people are not as silly as he thinks they are. They bring about his downfall simply by following his orders. It all starts with a crazy-looking hat.
ISBN 9780734405494
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Heimann, Rolf & Spooner, John
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92064
Yirra and her deadly dog, Demon
Demon is a disaster zone, causing havoc wherever he goes. Yirra has to find a way to train Demon or she will be forced to give him away.
ISBN 9780733320392
Publisher ABC Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Heiss, Anita
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48474
Great planet earth search
Search through this book to explore the planets.
ISBN 9780746060520
Series Usborne great searches (6 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Helbrough, Emma
No book cover.
101762
Horse mad academy
Ashleigh has arrived at Waratah Grove Riding Academy. It's a dream come true for any horse-mad kid, but, as Ashleigh discovers, things don't always turn out like you hope they will
ISBN 9780732284220
Series Horse mad series (3 of 8)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
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Horse mad forever
Riding her horse, Honey, always clears away Ashleigh's problems, but she will have to work even harder to save Shady Creek Riding Club from a tough lawyer.
ISBN 9780732290009
Series Horse mad series (8 of 8)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
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Horse mad heights
Ashleigh has landed a riding scholarship to the prestigious Linley Heights School and she's on top of the world. Her classroom is the riding area and her horse can board with her. But, Ashleigh finds it hard being the new kid and missing her best friends.
ISBN 9780732285937
Series Horse mad series (6 of 8)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
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Horse mad heroes
Ash comes home from Waratah Grove Academy to find that the baby is due any day. Best friend Becky's cast is off, which means riding together again at last.
ISBN 9780732284237
Series Horse mad series (4 of 8)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
Horse mad series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Horse mad series (8 books)
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
17517
Horse mad summer
Ashleigh lives in the country where she can indulge her passion for horse racing. When her friend, Jenna, arrives from the city, Ashleigh struggles to unite her two best friends.
ISBN 9781876928186
Series Horse mad series (2 of 8)
Publisher Banana Books, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
1988
Horse mad western
Ashleigh has to learn the western style of riding in readiness for the upcoming Western Riding Show but she feels she is losing control. She has her job at Shady Trails Riding Ranch, two horses to look after as well as helping out with her parent's Bed and Breakfast. At least her friend Jenna is coming to visit.
ISBN 9780732284244
Series Horse mad series (5 of 8)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
46501
Horse mad whispers
Ashleigh Miller recovers from her accident and discovers Natural Horsemanship and horse whispering. This helps her to understand Lightning, the horse that injured her. Meanwhile, the anti-horse campaign at Linley Heights School is growing and Ashleigh must speak out for the riding program and Lightning.
ISBN 9780732289997
Series Horse mad series (7 of 8)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
15412
Totally horse mad
Ashleigh Miller is totally horse mad. The only things that stand between Ashleigh and the horse of her dreams are a whole lot of dollars that she doesn't have, parents who don't know one end of a horse from another and a city backyard the size of a shoebox.
ISBN 9781876928940
Series Horse mad series (1 of 8)
Publisher Banana Books, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Helidoniotis, Kathy
No book cover.
53216
Macbeth, you idiot
Andy Macbeth doesn't mean to be a terrible person but his three spooky aunts have predicted great things for him on the school soccer team. So, when the gorgeous Fifi L'Amour starts to take an interest in him and suggests an easy way to ridicule the coach and take his place, it just might all be too hard to resist.
ISBN 9780143304289
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Henderson, Don
Image currently unavailable
127770
Tintin and alph-art
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A story of forgery and contemporary art in which Tintin is to be cast into a living sculpture by a mysterious enemy. The last of the series.
ISBN 9781405214483
Series Tintin series (24 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2004
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
912
Tintin and the lake of sharks
Tintin has set out on another adventure in the country of Syldavia. Tintin, Captain Haddock, the Thompsons and Snowy fly to Syldavia to meet Professor Calculus on Lake Pollishoff, an artificial lake that has a curse on it. The trip is doomed from the start when they barely survive a plane crash and are saved by two Syldavian kids.
ISBN 9781405206341
Series Tintin series (25 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
99245
Tintin and the Picaros
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704711
Series Tintin series (23 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
99254
Tintin in America
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780416148527
Series Tintin series (3 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
121328
Tintin in the Congo
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A product of the 1930s, Tintin is shown as a patronising colonialist and a slayer of wildlife when he visits the Congo from Belgium.
ISBN 9780951279946
Series Tintin series (2 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2005
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
4469
Tintin in the land of the Soviets
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. The first in the series tells of Tintin's adventures when he sets off to Russia to investigate the Soviets only to have them investigate him.
ISBN 9781405214773
Series Tintin series (1 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2005
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
4470
Tintin in Tibet
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin has a premonition that his good friend will be in a plane crash. He must travel to the Himalayas to try to save him.
ISBN 9780316358392
Series Tintin series (20 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
Tintin series
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Tintin series (25 books)
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
12899
Tintin: cigars of the pharaoh
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin and Snowy, on a cruise to Egypt, meet Thompson and Thompson and Rastapopolous. They face many dangers including the poison of madness.
ISBN 9780749704643
Series Tintin series (4 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
12901
Tintin: destination moon
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin's greatest adventure leads to him being the first man to walk on the moon.
ISBN 9780749704674
Series Tintin series (16 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
5609
Tintin: explorers on the moon
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Calculus takes Tintin and friends to the moon. Quite a few stowaways, result in tragedy and the need for great heroism to bring the party home.
ISBN 9781405206280
Series Tintin series (17 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
99269
Tintin: flight 714
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780416774207
Series Tintin series (13 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1989
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
4471
Tintin: King Ottokar's sceptre
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. An ominous allegory for Nazi aggression, in which Tintin thinks he is travelling with a short-sighted, chain-smoking professor.
ISBN 9780749704667
Series Tintin series (8 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
12900
Tintin: land of black gold
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. The world is on the brink of an oil crisis, cars are exploding everywhere and Tintin heads to the Middle East to save the day.
ISBN 9780749704605
Series Tintin series (15 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
10670
Tintin: prisoners of the sun
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin and Haddock, on the trail of Calculus, are deep in Peru where they stumble into the last remaining tribe of Incas to their peril.
ISBN 9780749704599
Series Tintin series (14 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
99263
Tintin: Red Rackham's treasure
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704308
Series Tintin series (12 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
99236
Tintin: the black island
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704698
Series Tintin series (7 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
8106
Tintin: the blue lotus
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Tintin travels to Shanghai to expose an opium den. The ringleader of the gangsters is exposed to reveal it is someone Tintin has trusted.
ISBN 9780416494907
Series Tintin series (5 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1984
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
13109
Tintin: the broken ear
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Heroes and villains end up in South America chasing thieves who have substituted a fake for a treasure.
ISBN 9780416148725
Series Tintin series (6 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
14555
Tintin: the Calculus affair
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Professor Calculus stumbles on an invention of devastating possibilities and is kidnapped sending Tintin and Captain Haddock on a dizzying chase.
ISBN 9780749704681
Series Tintin series (18 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
6619
Tintin: the Castafiore emerald
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A story without guns or villains full of red herrings , mistaken interpretations and colourful characters in a screwball comedy.
ISBN 9781405206327
Series Tintin series (21 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
4468
Tintin: the crab with the golden claws
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. Introducing Captain Haddock, this is the story of a drowned sailor and a mysterious tin of crabmeat.
ISBN 9781405206204
Series Tintin series (9 of 25)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2002
Herge, Georges Remi
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70413
Tintin: the Red Sea sharks
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704704
Series Tintin series (19 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
124228
Tintin: the secret of the unicorn
Tintin stories are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. When Tintin attempts to buy a magnificent model ship it leads him on a trail of pickpockets and burglars and finally into the hands of pirates.
ISBN 9780749704629
Series Tintin series (11 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
99247
Tintin: the seven crystal balls
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation.
ISBN 9780749704582
Series Tintin series (22 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1994
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
13817
Tintin: the shooting star
The adventures of Tintin are still ripping yarns although some may reflect values of an earlier generation. A fragment of a huge meteorite lands near the North Pole. Tintin and Snowy join an expedition of world-class scientists to lay claim to the rock.
ISBN 9780749704612
Series Tintin series (10 of 25)
Publisher Methuen, 1990
Herge, Georges Remi
No book cover.
9292
In-line skating
A book for in-line skating enthusiasts.
ISBN 9780732979089
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Herran, Joe & Thomas, Ron
Image currently unavailable
9290
Skateboarding
A book for skateboarding enthusiasts.
ISBN 9780732979041
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Herran, Joe & Thomas, Ron
Image currently unavailable
9291
Snowboarding
A book for snowboarding enthusiasts.
ISBN 9780732979065
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2004
Herran, Joe & Thomas, Ron
Image currently unavailable
15354
Naked bunyip dancing
Funny and, sometimes, poignant verse novel about the kids in class 6C. They get a new male teacher, a pony-tailed hippy, who helps them put on an end of year concert.
ISBN 9781741146554
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Herrick, Steven
No book cover.
36815
Pookie Aleera is not my boyfriend
In a country town, the kids in class 6A tell their stories. Mick, school captain and sometimes trouble-maker, wants to make the school a better place, while brother Jacob just wants to fly. Shy Laura hopes to fit in with a circle of friends, while Pete struggles to deal with his grandpa's sudden death. Selina obsesses over class comedian Cameron, while Cameron obsesses over Anzac biscuits and Pookie Aleera - whoever that is.
ISBN 9780702249280
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Herrick, Steven
No book cover.
12425
Do-wrong Ron
Ron is a gentle, well intentioned boy who always seems to do the wrong thing at the wrong time or the right thing at the wrong time or the wrong thing at the right time, until he befriends Charlie, a guinea pig, and Isabelle, his new neighbour.
ISBN 9781865086613
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Herrick, Steven & Magerl, Caroline (ill)
Image currently unavailable
2506
Practical guide to monsters, A
Find out how to trick a troll, whether vampires sleep and if you need to worry about yuan-ti. The spooky, unexpected and always fascinating world of monsters is showcased in this fantasy encyclopaedia.
ISBN 9780786948093
Series Practical guide series (2 of 5)
Publisher Mirrorstone, 2007
Hess, Nina (ed)
No book cover.
15365
Cats in Krasinski Square, The
The cats in Krasinski Square once belonged to someone and so did a young girl whose family has been destroyed by war. Even as she and her sister struggle to survive amid the war's chaos, they risk their lives in a plan to help others.
ISBN 9780439435406
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Hesse, Karen & Watson, Wendy (ill)
Image currently unavailable
35742
Great dinosaur search, The
Search the beautiful illustrations for giant insects or for dinosaurs who lived in the shallow seas or in the dusty deserts. Includes dinosaur facts and interesting illustrations showing the ancestors of some animals that we see today.
ISBN 9780746067734
Series Usborne great searches (6 books)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2005
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Heywood, Rosie
No book cover.
120129
Captain Cook's apprentice
When young Isaac Manley sailed from England with Captain James Cook on the Endeavour in 1768, no one knew if the mysterious southern continent really existed. During his three years at sea, Isaac witnessed floggings, huge storms, press-gangs and violent clashes as well as the tropical beauty of Hawaii and the wonders of New Zealand.
ISBN 9780143004820
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Hill, Anthony
No book cover.
484
Harriet
Harriet, a tortoise hatched in the Galapagos Islands, was brought to Australian in the 1800's. This is the true story of Harriet's life from colonial days to her death at 176 years old at Australia Zoo in 2006.
ISBN 9780143302087
Publisher Penguin, 2006
Hill, Anthony
No book cover.
63
Burnt stick, The
An Aboriginal boy is removed from his mother, despite her desperate efforts to disguise his fair skin by rubbing him with charcoal from a burnt stick.
ISBN 9780140369298
Publisher Penguin, 1996
Hill, Anthony & Sofilas, Mark (ill)
Image currently unavailable
23697

New
Red poppy, The
Young soldier Jim McLeod waits in the trenches of World War I for the order to attack the enemy. With him are his friends, and Nipper, the messenger dog. When they charge across no-man's land, Jim is shot and finds himself face to face with an enemy soldier.
ISBN 9781775430704
Publisher Scholastic New Zealand, 2013
Hill, David & Colston, Fifi (ill)
No book cover.
9313
Grave catastrophe, A
An ex-guide dog, now retired, must use all his seeing-eye dog skills to solve the murder of one of the neighbourhood cats. He tells the story of the crime for which he stands accused and which he must solve to be acquitted.
ISBN 9780734404947
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Hilton, Nette
Image currently unavailable
450
Web, The
Violet-Ann befriends a seven legged spider that she names, Sam.
ISBN 9780207172458
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 1992
Topics / Australian Author /
Hilton, Nette
Image currently unavailable
15332
Woolly jumpers
When his family move to the country, Mike is convinced that life will be very boring. Two renegade sheep, a snake and some chooks soon prove him wrong.
ISBN 9780734407573
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Hilton, Nette
Image currently unavailable
2176
Pyro Watson and the hidden treasure
Pyro Watson loves pirates, treasure and maps. When he is stranded with his Aunt Mor in her caravan on the beach with her latest beau, Pyro calls on Simeon the pirate to pass the time. When Pyro meets another boy, Min, life at the holiday camp becomes more interesting and then dangerous when the local bullies claim territorial rights to the beach.
ISBN 9781741664164
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Hilton, Nette & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
Image currently unavailable
10759
Star of the show
Aimee is tired of playing second fiddle to Serena Sweetmay, who it seems, can do no wrong and is great at everything. Aimee is determined to outdo Serena when her class is asked to present the school Christmas play.
ISBN 9780702235795
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Hilton, Nette & Stewart, Chantal (ill)
Image currently unavailable
4214
Amelia Dee and the peacock lamp
The large old house where Amelia, a young and talented writer lives, holds a secret that is linked to the origins of a rare brass lamp, decorated with animals and peacocks.
ISBN 9781741753011
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
Image currently unavailable
1076
Darius Bell and the crystal bees
The disappearance of bees heralds huge changes on the Bell estate. Without bees, there won't be honey or, more importantly, cross-pollination of the fruit and vegetables, which Mr Fisher and his family sell in order to survive. Darius comes up with a complex plan that involves an enthusiastic teacher. But, Darius must deliver fabulous costumes to the school principal so that the school can win a highly contested parade.
ISBN 9781742376837
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
Image currently unavailable
43511
Darius Bell and the glitter pool
The Bell family's ancestors were showered with honours, gifts and grants of land. In exchange, they have bestowed a Gift, every twenty-five years, on the town. Now, it's Darius's father's turn but there is no money for an impressive gift. When an earthquake reveals a glorious cave, Darius thinks he might have found the answer.
ISBN 9781741757163
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
Image currently unavailable
2127
Have courage, Hazel Green
Hazel's plan backfires and she finds she's the villain. It will take courage and determination to prove what really happened.
ISBN 9781865084664
Series Hazel Green series (4 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
Image currently unavailable
2128
Hazel Green
Hazel Green is a precocious eleven year old that people either love or hate. When she gets an idea in her head no-one can stop her, not even the many intimidating adults that she must contend with.
ISBN 9781582349404
Series Hazel Green series (1 of 4)
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
No book cover.
Hazel Green series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Hazel Green series (4 books)
Hirsch, Odo
No book cover.
370
Something's fishy, Hazel Green
Hazel is the junior detective who has to find the lobster thief and retrieve the stolen lobsters for her friend, the fishmonger.
ISBN 9781865082578
Series Hazel Green series (2 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
Image currently unavailable
3330
Think smart, Hazel Green
Hazel Green has to be extra smart to save Mr Volio and the delicious pastries that he bakes.
ISBN 9781741141108
Series Hazel Green series (3 of 4)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Hirsch, Odo
No book cover.
Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players. Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (6 books)
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
92201
Rugby league reads magazine: 2013 Issue 1
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players including profiles, instructions, information, stories of interest, articles and opinion pieces, short stories, book reviews, discussions, exclusive interviews and good tips, plus poetry and recipes.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (1 of 6)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
58600
Rugby league reads magazine: 2013 Issue 2
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players including profiles, instructions, information, stories of interest, articles and opinion pieces, short stories, book reviews, discussions, exclusive interviews and good tips, plus poetry and recipes.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (2 of 6)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
40723
Rugby league reads magazine: 2013 Issue 3
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players including profiles, instructions, information, stories of interest, articles and opinion pieces, short stories, book reviews, discussions, exclusive interviews and good tips, plus poetry and recipes.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (3 of 6)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2010
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
68968
Rugby league reads magazine: 2014 Issue 1
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players including profiles, instructions, information, stories of interest, articles and opinion pieces, short stories, book reviews, discussions, exclusive interviews and good tips, plus poetry and recipes.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (4 of 6)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2011
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
12572
Rugby league reads magazine: 2014 Issue 2
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players including profiles, instructions, information, stories of interest, articles and opinion pieces, short stories, book reviews, discussions, exclusive interviews and good tips, plus poetry and recipes.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (5 of 6)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2011
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
58595
Rugby league reads magazine: 2014 Issue 3
Jam-packed with information on all your favourite Rugby League teams and players including profiles, instructions, information, stories of interest, articles and opinion pieces, short stories, book reviews, discussions, exclusive interviews and good tips, plus poetry and recipes.
Series Rugby league reads - magazine for primary students (6 of 6)
Publisher National Rugby League, 2011
Hirsch, Suzan & McDonald, Dr Lorraine (ed)
No book cover.
9256
My place in space
When an arrogant bus driver asks Henry and his sister, Rosie, if they know where they live, Henry tells the driver a good deal more than just his address. He launches into a lengthy and lucid explanation of the solar system, solar neighborhood, galaxy and supercluster to which Earth belongs. A clever blend of fact with fiction in this unusual picture book.
ISBN 9781741754049
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1992
Hirst, Robin & Sally & Harvey, Roland (ill)
Image currently unavailable
262
Mouse and his child, The
Here is a sweet tale about a pair of wind up mechanical mice, a father and son, who embark on a quest to become self-winding.
ISBN 9780571202225
Publisher Faber & Faber, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Hoban, Russell
Image currently unavailable
24773
Bush tucker and medicine of the Ngaanyatjarra lands
Five women elders share the stories and knowledge of food and medicine from the Ngaanyatjarra lands (central western deserts) and the Yarnangu people who live there.
ISBN 9781740704007
Series Living with the land series (3 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2009
Holland, Elizabeth & Watson, Dulcie & Davies, Tjingapa & Holland, Nora
No book cover.
16831
Our world of water
Regardless of the wealth or poverty of countries, water is vital for our survival. The daily lives of six children from Peru, Mauritania, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Tajikistan and California show where water comes from, what it means to them and how they use it. The photographs and real life stories also touch on climate change and pollution.
ISBN 9781845076481
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2008
Hollyer, Beatrice
No book cover.
18436
She's all that: poems about girls
Diverse poems for girls bringing together some modern verse and some nostalgic classics. Moving and uplifting, these poems will help girls to find their place in the world.
ISBN 9780753411346
Publisher Kingfisher, 2005
Hollyer, Belinda
Image currently unavailable
473
Wow: amazing science facts & trivia
A collection of scientific facts in chapters, illustrated with cartoons.
ISBN 9780733307478
Publisher ABC Books, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Holper, Paul & Torok, Simon
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28346
Famous horse snatched
When a famous racehorse is stolen from Zac's uncle, Zac and Hannah are in hot pursuit, tracking down the thieves who are trying to pull a fast one on the racing world. Follow the clues and the red herrings, collect the evidence and check out the suspects to solve the crime of the missing racehorse.
ISBN 9781405037327
Series Who dun it series (1 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Holper, Paul & Torok, Simon & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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78662
Mystery of the mummy's mask, The
Zac and Hannah are at the Clairesville Museum when the museum's most exciting exhibit, the gold burial mask of the famous pharaoh, Ramses II, is about to be unveiled. But, the mask has vanished. Follow the clues and the red herrings, collect the evidence and check out the suspects to solve the crime of the missing mask.
ISBN 9780330423373
Series Who dun it series (3 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Holper, Paul & Torok, Simon & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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67810
Priceless painting pinched
A suspicious new art teacher starts at Zac and Hannah's school just as the newspaper headlines announce the robbery of a priceless painting. Follow the clues and the red herrings, collect the evidence and check out the suspects to solve the crime of the missing painting.
ISBN 9781405037334
Series Who dun it series (2 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Holper, Paul & Torok, Simon & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
Image currently unavailable
598
Rockstar robbery, The
Hannah's rock star idol, Josh Jamieson, is in town. But, as Zac and Hannah emerge from his packed concert, they discover there's been an explosion at the Central Bank next door and ten million dollars is missing. Follow the clues and the red herrings, collect the evidence and check out the suspects to solve the crime of the missing money.
ISBN 9780330423380
Series Who dun it series (4 of 4)
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Holper, Paul & Torok, Simon & Axelsen, Stephen (ill)
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379
45 & 47 Stella Street and everything that happened
The families and friends who live in Stella Street lead fascinating lives.
ISBN 9781865080901
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2000
Honey, Elizabeth
Image currently unavailable
111
Don't pat the wombat
A boy's warts-and-all recount, with drawings and photographs, of the weird and wonderful antics at a typical Grade 6 school camp, and featuring a loner called Jonah and an explosive teacher called The Bomb.
ISBN 9781865080888
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Honey, Elizabeth
Image currently unavailable
453
What do you think, Feezal
Bean has to move to Sydney to live in a penthouse, where she can't have a dog.
ISBN 9781864484397
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Honey, Elizabeth
Image currently unavailable
2907
Muhammad Ali the greatest
Boxer, Muhammad Ali, is a symbol of courage and conviction, who had a great impact on the 20th century. His life is presented in a very appealing magazine style layout, using photos, text boxes and lots of great Ali quotes.
ISBN 9780750228190
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton, 2000
Hook, Jason
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7016
All cats have asperger syndrome
The similarities between cat behaviour and human personality are explored. Using photographs, a sensitive comparison is drawn between the humorous behaviour of cats and the behaviour of children which may be indicative of Asperger's syndrome.
ISBN 9781843104810
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Hoopmann, Kathy
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15413
Tremada
Shiana helps a dragon, found injured in the forest behind her home, to find its way home, only to discover that he is the King of Tremada. War between the dragons and gnomes of Tremada is imminent. Shiana has an important role to play.
ISBN 9780143300854
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2004
Hoopmann, Kathy
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9144
Football
You might be surprised to discover where football originated and just how old it is. Be an interactive eyewitness to one of the world's favourite sports, find out about star players, how the rules have changed over the years and the drama of the World Cup.
ISBN 9781405353823
Series Eyewitness series (30 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Hornby, Hugh
No book cover.
1277
Solid rock: sacred ground
This song was one of the first songs of its type to touch on the subject of Aboriginal rights in Australia. Beautiful illustrations by the school children from Mutujulu, near Uluru, Australia.
ISBN 9780980564327
Publisher One Day Hill Pty Ltd, 2010
Howard, Shane & Mutijulu, Kaltukatjara and Imanpu children (ill) & Hudson, Peter (ill)
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4394
Midnight club, The
The animals at The Lort Smith Animal Hospital meet every other midnight to share their stories. From little Dave, the puppy, to Gus, the guinea pig, the chosen animals tell of their own misadventures and share tales such as the story of the purposeful guinea pig, the courageous turtle and the trustworthy snake. The Lort Smith Animal Hospital and Dave are real.
ISBN 9780977530496
Publisher JoJo Publishing, 2007
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Howes, Jim & Hurst, Elise (ill)
No book cover.
10026
Spider and the fly, The
The spider entices the fly to come on inside. The fly is not convinced but flattery is so hard to ignore.
ISBN 9781743478172
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2003
Howitt, Mary & Diterlizzi, Tony (ill)
No book cover.
30306
Sting
Ziggy's not your average bee in a box. He does not fit in with the honey bees in his hive. He knows that he is different and is determined to find out why. His decision to leave Bee City leads Ziggy into danger and new friendships. Share Ziggy's exciting adventure and find out a lot more about bees, too.
ISBN 9781921150890
Publisher Walker Books Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Huber, Raymond
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17434
Wings
Ziggy has a new mission. He travels to Japan to find out what is causing the bees of Tokyo to disappear. But, the big city is not a friendly place for a honey bee. While investigating, Ziggy comes across a colony of honey bees with a very different way of protecting their hive, and a new, terrifying enemy, the huge hornet, Torgo, and his gang.
ISBN 9781921720208
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Huber, Raymond
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5014
Reconciliation journey, The
Find out about the people, the events, organisations and activities that are working towards reconciliation all around Australia. The book is presented by an Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australian, each of whom has a special association with the topic.
ISBN 9781420267297
Series Reconciliation in Australia (6 books)
Publisher MacMillan, 2009
Huggins, Dr Jackie (pres) & Sanderson AC, Lt Gen John (pres)
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41375
One boy's war
Sixteen year old Sydney is overwhelmed by the excitement of the 1914 recruitment campaigns and the bravado of men leaving for the Great War. With enthusiasm, he joins up but soon finds himself in a frontline trench, a long way from home. Reality and the rats begin to bite. Told through Sydney's letters and journal which portray the degradation and disillusionment of life and death in the trenches.
ISBN 9781847801265
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2010
Huggins-Cooper, L & Benfold Haywood, I (ill)
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15181
Ella's big chance
An updated version of Cinderella with a surprise ending.
ISBN 9780099433095
Publisher Red Fox, 2005
Hughes, Shirley
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211
Iron man, The
A strange metal-eating, iron man is befriended by a young boy and taken to a scrap yard to eat the metal there. When an alien beast threatens the community, the iron man defends everyone.
ISBN 9780571141494
Publisher Faber & Faber, 1989
Hughes, Ted
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1249

New
Song for a scarlet runner
When young Peat is blamed for bringing misfortune to the local settlement, she flees to the marshes. There she is caught by a marsh auntie whose trade is stories that act as gateways, and Peat finds herself trapped in somebody else's life-and-death bargain.
ISBN 9781743313589
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Julie
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6502
Coat, The
The Coat stood in a paddock at the end of a row of strawberries. It was buttoned up tight, stuffed full of straw and it was angry. It recognises itself as a top-of-the-line coat and feels wasted as a scarecrow. When a gust of wind fills the arm of the scarecrow, a man walking along the path thinks it's waving. The man puts on the coat and a magical adventure begins.
ISBN 9781741146059
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Julie & Brooks, Ron (ill)
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60376
Cloudchasers, The
In the grey streets of Bankertown, Alice dares to rebel, escaping into the clouds in a hot air balloon. She is determined to restore imagination and freedom to Bankertown, but the terrifying Catcher is on her trail.
ISBN 9780733322259
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Steven (ill) & Richardson, David
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68863
Cloudchasers: the east wind, The
Alice, Thomas and Spinner are being pursued by the Catcher through many terrifying and fantastic cloud lands, in their search for the Banker's father and to expose secrets to save Bankertown.
ISBN 9780733325687
Publisher ABC Books, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunt, Steven (ill) & Richardson, David
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Mosquito Advertising series
Any two titles read from this series can be included as official Challenge books; up to five more titles can be included as your personal choice books. To see the individual book titles and their PRC ID numbers, go to the Series lists on the Booklists page, on the website. Or, you can search for a series name or the individual titles by using the Search function on the top left hand corner of the screen.
Series Mosquito Advertising series (3 books)
Hunter, Kate
No book cover.
24893
Mosquito Advertising: Blade brief, The
Katie is in trouble. Mosquito Advertising, the agency that she established, is taking up all her time and school seems boring and irrelevant. Katie promises to lift her game but things get complicated when the billionaire owner of an international airline offers Mosquito Advertising his account. Katie and her friends are flown to Sydney where everything seems just too good to be true.
ISBN 9780702238833
Series Mosquito Advertising series (2 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunter, Kate
No book cover.
28269
Mosquito Advertising: Crunch campaign, The
When the government announces it's banning soft drink advertising, Katie is furious. All Mosquito Advertising's work to save Parfizz has been for nothing. Katie decides to rewrite the rules and make ads for fruit as cool as ads for fizzy drinks. But, great ideas aren't always enough, especially when you're also dealing with paying clients, a missing kid, moody friends, shadowy enemies and a family set to triple in size.
ISBN 9780702239397
Series Mosquito Advertising series (3 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunter, Kate
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7563
Mosquito Advertising: Parfizz pitch, The
Katie Crisp has talent, it's just that the report card hidden in her room doesn't show it. School's out for another year and Katie is set to spend the summer lazing in her backyard. So, when she discovers that Parfitt's Family Soft Drink Company is about to be taken over by a corporate giant, leaving her mum out of a job, it's time to finally show everyone what she's made of.
ISBN 9780702237713
Series Mosquito Advertising series (1 of 3)
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Hunter, Kate
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6385
Astronauts
Learn about different jobs that astronauts do and find out if you could become an astronaut one day.
ISBN 9780732998097
Series Extreme jobs (2 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
5198
Divers
Maybe you are interested in becoming a diver. Learn about different jobs that divers do in deep seas and shallow waters and find out about this dangerous and risky occupation.
ISBN 9780732998103
Series Extreme jobs (1 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
Extreme jobs
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Extreme jobs (6 books)
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
18500
Film and fiction robotics
Learn about robots in film and fiction and making your own robot movie.
ISBN 9781420205558
Series Robots and robotics series (2 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
5526
High-rise workers
Learn about the different jobs that people do on high-rise buildings and bridges.
ISBN 9780732998110
Series Extreme jobs (3 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
17796
High-risk robots
Find out about robots performing surgery, saving lives and working in volcanoes.
ISBN 9781420205541
Series Robots and robotics series (1 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Hyland, Tony
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18499
How robots work
Learn about how robots move, are programmed and feel.
ISBN 9781420205503
Series Robots and robotics series (3 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Hyland, Tony
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6302
Miners and drillers
Learn about jobs that miners and drillers do deep underground and discover if they are ideal jobs for you.
ISBN 9780732998127
Series Extreme jobs (4 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Hyland, Tony
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Robots and robotics series
Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books and up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the online booklists for the PRC ID of the individual books in this series.
Series Robots and robotics series (6 books)
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
18408
Robots at work and play
Find out the life of an everyday robot.
ISBN 9781420205510
Series Robots and robotics series (6 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
18466
Scientific and medical robots
Robots work in surgery, laboratories and medical research. Find out how.
ISBN 9781420205527
Series Robots and robotics series (4 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
18475
Space robots
Robots are making it onto Mars and space stations. Explore space with robots.
ISBN 9781420205534
Series Robots and robotics series (5 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
5364
Stunt performers
Find out if you should be a stunt performer, working in movies and in the circus.
ISBN 9780732998134
Series Extreme jobs (5 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
6103
Zoo keepers
If you are interested in being a zoo keeper, find out about the jobs they do in the zoo and in the wild.
ISBN 9780732998141
Series Extreme jobs (6 of 6)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2005
Hyland, Tony
No book cover.
3070
Navigators: Extreme weather
Discover just how exciting and dangerous life on planet Earth can be. From the awesome power of the Sun as the driver of the Earth's atmosphere, to the eye of a developing storm, and how weather plays a role in tough and difficult jobs like an air-sea rescue mission and life at a polar research station.
ISBN 9780753465783
Series Navigators series (16 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2011
Hynes, Margaret
No book cover.
24730
Navigators: Oceans & seas
Dive in and explore the wonders of the world's waters. Discover how the oceans looked in ancient times and how they've changed to the oceans we know today. Find out why oceans and seas are a phenomenal force when effected by the weather and humans.
ISBN 9780753464151
Series Navigators series (16 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2010
Hynes, Margaret
No book cover.