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12969
Lacemaker and the Princess, The
Eleven year old Isabelle is a lacemaker like her mother and grandmother in the town of Versailles. It is the year 1789 and the eve of the French revolution. Isabelle is caught between being the Queen's daughter's companion, amid the luxury of the royal court, and having to earn a living lacemaking to keep her family alive.
ISBN 9781416925958
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2007
Bradley, Kimberley Brubaker
No book cover.
84562
Lady Jane Grey: a queen for sale
The story of a Tudor girl doomed from birth by her royal blood. When the King names her family as producers of the next heir to the throne in the absence of any off-spring of his own, Jane, at nine years of age, becomes a political pawn. She is bought to marry a nobleman's son and then traded. Finally, she has no choice but to try to snare the King of England.
ISBN 9781406312553
Series Before they were famous series (4 of 6)
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Corby, Caroline
No book cover.
1743
Lake Mungo: our story
The spectacular scenery around Lake Mungo, at Willandra Lakes Region in south-west NSW, is described and its problems such as soil erosion are discussed. Accompanied by beautiful black and white photography.
ISBN 9780980359329
Publisher Indij Readers, 2007
Mitchell, J & McDougall, W
No book cover.
1100
Lake of Tears, The
Lief, Barda and their unpredictable new companion, Jasmine, are on an urgent mission to find the second stone from the magic Belt of Deltora. Their biggest challenge is the hideous guardian of the enchanted Lake of Tears.
ISBN 9781865042268
Series Deltora Quest series (2 of 8)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Rodda, Emily
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17466
Lake of the lost
Kimmi and Oliver are horrified when their parents make them move to a remote Pacific Island. Kimmi tries to stay out of trouble but trouble finds her.
ISBN 9780734406460
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Jones, Carol
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46577
Lampo circus, The
The Lampo Circus has arrived in Drabville! Having seen the last of Lord Aldor, the town is keen to celebrate and enjoy the circus, but the circus is not as it should be and the children of Drabville find themselves in a grim world.
ISBN 9780732286194
Series Strangest adventures series (2 of 3)
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Adornetto, Alexandra
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14258
Land of dragons, The
Go on a magical journey to discover the secrets of Deltora, land of monsters and magic. A collection of legends of ancient Deltora, including the newly discovered tales of Dorne.
ISBN 9781742831107
Series Deltora Quest series (8 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Rodda, Emily
No book cover.
112027
Landmarks of Australia
Have a look at many of the landmarks of Australia, the home of some iconic architecture and all things big, including the Big Pineapple. Includes contents, websites, a glossary and ideas for related things to do.
ISBN 9781740702232
Series Australian Library series (6 of 21)
Publisher Heinemann, 2004
Brasch, Nicolas
No book cover.
13581
Lara and the gray mare
Life in fourteenth century Ireland is tough for nine year old Lara. She must work hard to support her family but her heart lies with the beautiful grey mare. Looking after the horses is a boy's job. All seems hopeless especially when the mare is stolen.
ISBN 9780142402306
Series Hoofbeats series (1 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Duey, Kathleen
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13606
Lara and the moon-colored filly
Lara vows to take care of a foal as a dying promise to the gray mare, and with the help of a childless milk-cow, she cares for the spindly-legged filly.
ISBN 9780142102312
Series Hoofbeats series (2 of 3)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Duey, Kathleen
No book cover.
2544
Last battle, The
With Eustace and Jill at his side, the King, the noble unicorn Jewel, and a few remaining loyal subjects must stand against the powers of evil and darkness and fight The Last Battle to decide the future the kingdom.
ISBN 9780064471084
Series Chronicles of Narnia (7 of 7)
Publisher HarperTrophy, 2002
Lewis, C S
No book cover.
3708
Last day
School has almost finished for another year and Harry Harvard and Jesse Harrison are looking forward to the summer holidays. But, first they're going to make sure that the last day of school is an unforgettable one.
ISBN 9781420278279
Series Get real series (10 of 10)
Publisher Macmillan Education Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Kettle, Phil & Webb, Melissa (ill)
No book cover.
57645

New
Last elephant, The
Colt Lawless is on the run, suddenly famous, and more than a little superhuman. Twelve years from now, rat flu has wiped out almost every animal and bird on the planet. The creatures in the Lost World Circus are the last of their kind. But the Rat Cops are determined to shut down the circus, and Colt and his acrobat friend Birdy might be the only ones who can save it, starting the world's last elephant.
ISBN 9780143307266
Series Lost world circus series - NEW SERIES 2014 (1 of 4)
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
D'Ath, Justin
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1628

New
Last flight, The
Alfred is an air observer, flying above the war, taking photos of the enemy lines. But the Germans are also in the sky.
ISBN 9781408191682
Series World War I tales series - NEW SERIES 2014 (2 of 4)
Publisher A & C Black, 2013
Deary, Terry
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49333
Last innings, The
In the last exciting story of the Legends, Bubba, our favourite character, speaks out. This story is about Mitch aiming to win the Anniversary Legends as well as the Legends Cup.
ISBN 9781876372705
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
49427
Layla, Queen of Hearts
Layla is Griffin's best friend and he is determined to help Layla with her problem. She doesn't have a special person to take to senior citizen's day at school. The search for a suitable person leads to a new friendship.
ISBN 9780733318429
Series Kingdom of silk (2 of 6)
Publisher ABC Books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Millard, Glenda & King, Stephen Michael (ill)
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2287
Le football
When it comes to soccer tactics, Luke finds it difficult to see any other point of view but his own. But, when he's forced to team up with a rival, he learns that compromise can sometimes lead to success.
ISBN 9781405245258
Series David Beckham Academy series, The (2 of 4)
Publisher Egmont Childrens, 2009
The David Beckham Academy staff
No book cover.
18698
Leaf litter
Leaves, twigs and bark collect on the ground in forests all over the world. We call it leaf litter but it isn't really rubbish at all. Superb, detailed illustrations explore what goes on in a small patch of leaf litter beneath one tree.
ISBN 9780207198229
Publisher Bandicoot Books, 2001
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Tonkin, Rachel
No book cover.
18491
Leah Purcell (Aussie Stars)
A brief biography on Leah Purcell's childhood and rise to become a well-known Australian actor.
ISBN 9781876400385
Series Aussie stars series (12 books)
Publisher Coolabah Publishing, 2004
McCallum, Grant
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15116
Legend of Big Red, The
Liam and Barney persuade their parents to let them camp out alone overnight to catch Big Red, the legendary giant cod rumoured to live in Bailey's Swamp. Darkness, strange noises and a thunderstorm test their determination and bravery.
ISBN 9780702235283
Publisher University of Queensland Press, 2005
Topics / Australian Author /
Roy, James & Dale, Rae (ill)
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12336
Legend of Lasseter's Reef, The
The legend of Harold Lasseter who found a fabulous reef of gold in the desert. Lasseter returned with six companions but he could not find the site again. Despite help from nomads he never makes it home.
ISBN 9781876268992
Publisher University of Western Australia Press, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Greenwood, Mark
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Legends (including Anniversary & League of) 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 Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
112344
Legends of Australia
Well-organised under clear headings and well-presented information on some of Australia's greatest legends including folk heroes and famous animals with contents, websites, a glossary and ideas for related things to do.
ISBN 9781740701211
Series Australian Library series (10 of 21)
Publisher Heinemann, 2003
Brasch, Nicolas
No book cover.
39190
Letty and the stranger's lace
Letty and her sister, Lavinia, have arrived in Sydney town in 1841. It's a dangerous place for two girls on their own. When Lavinia gets a job, Letty is left feeling useless and alone. Then, she meets Mary, a strange woman with a secret.
ISBN 9780143305415
Series Our Australian girl (20 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Lloyd, Alison & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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2334
Letty on the land
It's 1841 and if Letty wants to keep her job, she must travel with her mistress to a sheep farm in the Blue Mountains, leaving her sister, Lavinia, behind in Sydney. Letty has heard that the bush is a wild place, full of strange beasts and dangers, not to mention the bushrangers who hide out in it. And, as Letty soon learns, life on the land has plenty of challenges.
ISBN 9780143305422
Series Our Australian girl (20 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Lloyd, Alison & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
No book cover.
9838
Letty's Christmas
It's 1841 and Letty must leave her job on the sheep-run because drought has brought hard times. She and the Grey family set out over the Blue Mountains but, when disaster strikes, Letty needs to be much stronger than she could ever have imagined. Letty wonders if she'll ever see Sydney or her sister, Lavinia, again.
ISBN 9780143305439
Series Our Australian girl (20 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Lloyd, Alison & Masciullo, Lucia (ill)
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50474

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Liar and spy
Georges' having trouble with some boys at school, his dad lost his job and so his mum has started working all the time - and they had to sell their house and move into an apartment. But moving into the apartment block does bring one good thing - Safer, an unusual boy who lives on the top floor. He runs a spy club, and is determined to teach Georges everything he knows.
ISBN 9780385737432
Publisher Text Publishing Co, 2012
Stead, Rebecca
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15425
Liar: the true story of David Mortimore Baxter
David's exaggerations become lies that result in some complicated situations with his teacher and classmates. He almost learns his lesson.
ISBN 9781921167737
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Tayleur, Karen
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58837
Lilli and her shadow
Lilli's family is moving from the bush 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 Nan. But, Nan sends a special friend south with Lilli, a secret Shadow to look after her. And, Lilli discovers life in the city isn't so bad after all.
ISBN 9781921696053
Series Waarda series (3 of 4)
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2010
Dudgeon, Pat & Laura & Gibbs, Tracey (ill) & Morgan, Sally (ed)
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227
Lily and me
Moses Aaron tells the story of how he met Lily, a cancer patient in the Children's Hospital, and how he told her stories throughout her treatment.
ISBN 9780091830311
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 1996
Topics / Australian Author /
Aaron, Moses
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2611
Lily Quench and the black mountains
Lily Quench goes on a quest to save the endangered, blue lily.
ISBN 9780733617300
Series Lily Quench series (2 of 8)
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2003
Prior, Natalie Jane
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2612
Lily Quench and the dragon of Ashby
A family of dragon slayers, the Quenches of Ashby have always been a burning success...until the evil Black Count invades, and the family's fortunes go into a downward spiral.
ISBN 9780733617294
Series Lily Quench series (1 of 8)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2003
Prior, Natalie Jane
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15067
Lily Quench and the hand of Manuelo
The Black Empire is crumbling and the miners are in revolt. Manuelo, a strange figure, is believed to be responsible. But when a stolen dragonet full of fleeing miners arrives in Ashby Water, Lily Quench has to decide whether Manuelo is friend or foe.
ISBN 9780733616549
Series Lily Quench series (6 of 8)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Prior, Natalie Jane
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10084
Lily Quench and the lighthouse of Skellig Mor
At the end of the earth is Skellig Lir, a dreamy, enchanted island that is inhabited by people with strange powers. To get there, Lily Quench and Queen Dragon must brave magic, storms and seas swarming with deadly sea dragons.
ISBN 9780142400593
Series Lily Quench series (4 of 8)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2004
Prior, Natalie Jane
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13205
Lily Quench and the magicians' pyramid
Lily must save her friend Queen Dragon from the bloodthirsty clutches of the magicians, and she and Queen Dragon must find the secret locations of the Eyes in Time before the magicians find them and imprison them forever.
ISBN 9780733616532
Series Lily Quench series (5 of 8)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2003
Prior, Natalie Jane
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15066
Lily Quench and the search for king dragon
Gordon the Black Count has finally returned to reclaim the Black Empire. With Queen Dragon and its Chief Quencher away, the fate of Ashby looks grim.
ISBN 9780733616556
Series Lily Quench series (7 of 8)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2004
Prior, Natalie Jane
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132943
Lily Quench and the secret of Manuelo
Something strange is happening in the Black Mountains. The Black Empire, now run by evil General Sark, is crumbling and its miners are in revolt. The revolution is rumoured to be led by a Robin Hood like figure, Manuelo, who has previously stolen some of the king's treasure. No one knows who's side he is on so Lily must journey to the Black mines to confront Manuelo.
ISBN 9780141318653
Series Lily Quench series (8 of 8)
Prior, Natalie Jane
No book cover.
10373
Lily Quench and the treasure of Mote Ely
Kidnapped and taken back into the past to a crumbling castle in the middle of a creepy marsh, Lily Quench searches for the long lost treasure of Mote Ely, and a way back to her own time.
ISBN 9780733617317
Series Lily Quench series (3 of 8)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (Australia), 2003
Prior, Natalie Jane
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Lily Quench 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 Lily Quench series (8 books)
Prior, Natalie Jane
No book cover.
4901
Lion drummer
Lulu dreams that, one day, she will be the lion drummer in the Chinese dragon parade. But, through years of tradition, the drummer has always been a male and Lulu is told that girls cannot learn the drums.
ISBN 9780143303138
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Wang, Gabriella & McLean, Andrew
No book cover.
229
Lion, the witch and the wardrobe, The
Four children are evacuated to the country in war-torn England. Playing inside an old wardrobe, they discover a magical land.
ISBN 9780007115617
Series Chronicles of Narnia (1 of 7)
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2001
Lewis, C S
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42446
Listener, The
When Gavin arrives at his grandmother's house, she is nowhere to be found. Thoughts of the football match he is missing and seeing his mates seem insignificant as he realises that he has to find her and soon. Heavy snow is falling and it is getting dark. A trail of footsteps in the snow provides a vital clue and help comes in an unexpected way.
ISBN 9781408122358
Series Colour graffix (4 books)
Publisher A & C Black, 2010
Laird, Elizabeth & Hazelwood, Pauline (ill)
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231
Little brother
Vithy is in war-torn Cambodia searching for his only remaining family member, his older brother.
ISBN 9780143301745
Publisher Penguin, 2004
Baillie, Allan
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2321
Little fullas rap at the games
A group of Aboriginal children rap and chant their way through a day at the Melbourne Commonwealth Games, and learn about their culture from their Elders.
ISBN 9780975686171
Publisher Indij Readers, 2007
Prior, Chasity & McIntosh, Kelli & Hughes, Sharon
No book cover.
50901
Little Fur: the legend of Little Fur
Little Fur is an elf troll who lives in a secret wilderness at the heart of a great human city. She is a healer of the environment and connected to the earth. One day, Crow tells of humans who are coming to burn the trees. To protect her home and her friends, Little Fur must venture into the dangerous human world.
ISBN 9780143300724
Publisher Penguin Books Australia, 2009
Carmody, Isobelle
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13614
Little Manfred
Charley and her brother, Alex, are walking their dog, Manfred, on the beach when they meet two old men staring out to sea. They meet by chance and discover how the men are involved in their mother's past and where the name for their dog really came from.
ISBN 9780007339679
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, UK, 2011
Topics / Year 6 easy reads /
Morpurgo, Michael & Foreman, Michael (ill)
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2637
Little prince, The
The whimsical story of an airman's discovery of a very appealing small boy from another planet in the desert. A thought-provoking allegory of the human condition that has become a classic.
ISBN 9781853261589
Publisher Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2002
de Sainte-Exupery, Antoine
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48081
Little prince, The
A stunning, graphic adaptation from Antoine de Saint-Exupery's classic children's book, Le Petit Prince, which tells the whimsical story of an airman's discovery of a very appealing, small boy from another planet. A thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.
ISBN 9781406325447
Publisher Walker Books, 2010
Topics / Graphic novels /
Sfar, Joann & Ardizonne, Sarah (trans)
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51430
Little wooden horse, The
In eighteenth century London, two children, Elizabeth and Tom, are so hungry, they steal a loaf of bread from the bakery. They are caught and transported to Australia aboard a convict ship. Their time on board is harrowing and the voyage is certainly not smooth sailing. By the time they arrive in New South Wales, Tom is ill with fever and his fate unknown.
ISBN 9781921136535
Publisher Windy Hollow Books, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Wilson, Mark
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3776
Littlest witch, The
Thirteen year old triplets, Gwen, Nel and Rain discover that they are a witch, an elf and a vampire. Their lives take an extraordinary twist as they are thrown into another world in their quest to defeat Driath, the most evil witch of all.
ISBN 9780330423571
Publisher Pan MacMillan, 2010
Allars, Martine
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8343
Live action
Sam discovers that the house next to his aunt's place is being used to store action figures from all his favourite premier rugby league teams. Sam's enemy, Vipers' player Vinny Taranto, might be involved. To rescue the struggling premier league club he has bought, Vinny's father is using microchips in the action figures to control the players, via the logos on their new jumpers.
ISBN 9780207200533
Series Legends (including Anniversary & League of) series (19 books)
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Panckridge, Michael
No book cover.
9227
Livewire investigates Aboriginal studies: traditional technologies
Sandra Cahir looks at the type of technology used by Aboriginal people living a traditional lifestyle.
ISBN 9780521526708
Publisher Cambridge University Press, 2002
Cahir, Sandra
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Living with the land series
This series is about living in the environment, with a special focus on the foods and medicines that are an integral part of the survival of indigenous peoples all around Australia. 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 Living with the land series (3 books)
Various
No book cover.
18446
Lizzie's wish
The story of a young girl in Victorian England who's mother, after her father's death, has remarried a gentleman disliked by Lizzie. She is sent to London to stay with her aunt and uncle during the lead-up to the birth of a sibling.
ISBN 9780746060308
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2004
Geras, Adele
No book cover.
2659
Loaded dog, The
Gold miners Andy, Dave and Jim are sinking a shaft at Stoney Creek. After a hard day's fishing, Andy and Dave decide that it would be easier to blow the fish out of the water...but their young dog becomes curious about their experiment, with explosive results!
ISBN 9781921378508
Topics / Australian Author /
Lawson, Henry & DePierre, Daniel (ill)
No book cover.
53918
Locket of dreams, The
Sophie falls asleep wearing a locket which belonged to her great-great-great-grandmother and is magically transported to 1858 to learn the truth about Charlotte Mackenzie, how she came to be in Australia and what happened to the family's priceless sapphire.
ISBN 9781741662917
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Murrell, Belinda
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36932
London: everything you ever wanted to know
This is not a guidebook. And it is definitely 'not-for-parents'. It is the real, inside story about one of the world's most famous cities - London. In this book you'll read fascinating tales about famous and infamous people, creepy underground places, dark history and strange characters galore. Check out cool stories about graffiti artists and murdering princes. You'll find royalty, punks and sleuths and some amazingly weird food.
ISBN 9781742204994
Series Not-for-parents (5 books)
Publisher Lonely Planet Publications, 2011
Lamprell, Klay
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40570
Long walk to water, A
Based on a true story, this is a dual narrative about the harsh realities of life in Sudan. Nya's story relates to her daily struggle for water and survival. Salva's journey spans 15 years after rebels attack his village and he is forced to flee into the bush to avoid being recruited. He joins hundreds of displaced people heading for a refugee camp in Ethiopia, all the while searching for his family.
ISBN 9780702238703
Publisher Clarion Books, 2012
Park, Linda Sue
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9259
Looking for Atlantis
A young boy mourning his dead grandfather, a seafaring adventurer, tries to find Atlantis.
ISBN 9780679885474
Publisher Dragonfly Publishing, 1997
Topics / Year 5 easy reads /
Thompson, Colin
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78468
Lost castle, The
When Queen Tayesha threatens to conquer all seven kingdoms of Krangor and break the ancient bond between the saur and the land, one young noble vows to stop her. Adalon's promise sets him and his loyal friends, Targesh and Simangee, on a perilous quest. Series is best read in book order.
ISBN 9781741662047
Series Chronicles of Krangor series (1 of 3)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Pryor, Michael
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8855
Lost childhood: my life in a Japanese prison camp during WWII
When the Japanese invaded the Dutch East Indies, now Indonesia, four year old Annelex Hofstra was taken to a Japanese prison camp. Her carefree, comfortable world was turned upside down. Annelex describes her over three years in the camp, living in fear of punishment, starvation, infection and separation.
ISBN 9781426303210
Publisher National Geographic Society, 2008
Layson, Annelex Hofstra & Viola, Herman J
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Lost world circus 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 Lost world circus series - NEW SERIES 2014 (4 books)
D'Ath, Justin
No book cover.
2702
Lottie project, The
Miss Beckworth insists on calling her by her proper name, Charlotte, and makes her sit next to Jamie Edwards, the most stuck-up, boring boy in the class. Now they have to do a project on Victorian times. Charlie learns a lot about friendship, teachers and how lucky she is not to be living in Victorian times.
ISBN 9780440868538
Publisher Corgi Books, 2008
Wilson, Jacqueline & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
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17531
Louis beside himself
When a burglar jumps through the kitchen window one night, Louis knows he should get him in a wrestling-hold while he has the advantage, but his heart is hammering and his legs feel like wobbly air. Louis Beside Himself is a hilarious and companionable story about losing your words, finding your courage and arm-wrestling your way out of big trouble.
ISBN 9781742379944
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Fienberg, Anna
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26174
Love him to death
When Poppy and Graham are whisked off to a Greek island to watch musician Bill Strummer marry in the celebrity wedding of the year, they are expecting sun, sea and a hint of scandal. But, things begin to turn sour when Bill's distressed, former wife turns up, claiming that he still loves her. Then, wedding guests start to die of supposedly natural causes, and Poppy and Graham are forced to investigate.
ISBN 9781406328653
Series Poppy Fields (9 books)
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Landman, Tanya
No book cover.
13144
Love that dog
Narrative poem about an endearingly unassuming, straight-talking boy who discovers the powers and pleasures of the poems studied at school with his teacher, Ms Stretchberry. He creates a poem about his new dog and writes to one of the poets.
ISBN 9780747556169
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2001
Creech, Sharon
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13792
Lucinda's secret
The Grace children enter the world of faeries and explore the Spiderwick estate and surrounding areas. The boggart is making life difficult for Jared, but the whole family is in grave danger if they remain at Spiderwick.
ISBN 9780689859380
Series Spiderwick chronicles, The (3 of 5)
Publisher Simon & Schuster, 2003
Black, Holly & Di Terlizzi, Tony (ill)
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Luck of the buttons, The
Twelve year old Tugs Button lives in a small town in USA in 1929. Her eccentric family hasn't known much luck over the years and Tugs vows to turn that around, When she befriends popular Aggie Millhouse, wins a new camera and stumbles into a mystery only she can solve, things begin to change. It just may be that being a Button is precisely what one funny, spirited, and observant young heroine decides to make of it.
ISBN 9780763650667
Publisher Candlewick Press, 2011
Ylvisaker, Anne
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Lucy in the leap year
Lucy's whole world is her home and her father and their life together.
ISBN 9781862912458
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1994
Topics / Australian Author /
Wheatley, Nadia & Searle, Ken (ill)
No book cover.
29475
Lucy the good
Lucy van Loon knows she's a good girl. She wonders why she's always sitting on the Time Out chair. After all, she had a good reason for tipping Jacinta's pencils all over the floor and for shrieking when her grumpy aunt called her a greedy liar. Her aunt has brought something from Holland that Lucy wishes she'd never seen. Now, she has to figure out how to avoid it, and fast. It's time to prove she really is Lucy the Good.
ISBN 9781741662955
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Musgrove, Marianne & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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32726
Lucy the lie detector
Lucy is off on her adventures again, with friends, enemies and lots of accidents and Funniest Home Video moments.
ISBN 9781741664553
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Musgrove, Marianne & Orsini, Cheryl (ill)
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2722
Luke's way of looking
All the boys in Luke's art class see things the same way, except for Luke. When Luke visits an art gallery, he sees some amazing paintings and, whoever created them, sees things just the way Luke does. Luke feels as though he fits in.
ISBN 9780733614378
Publisher Hodder Headline Australia Pty Ltd, 2001
Wheatley, Nadia & Ottley, Matt
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Lulu Baker trilogy
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 Lulu Baker trilogy (3 books)
Dunbar, Fiona
No book cover.
84959
Lure of gold
A history of the discovery of gold in Australia, detailing significant events, the gold rushesa and modern and old mining methods.
ISBN 9781863919722
Series Australian Library series (21 of 21)
Publisher Heinemann, 2000
Sedunary, Anthony
No book cover.
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Lying carpet, The
In an unused living room in a large house, there is a tiger rug on the floor, a statue of a little girl on the window sill and an armchair. The tiger cannot see anything except the skirting board and the chair can only look at the opposite wall. When the statue comes to life, the conversation that ensues is highly individual.
ISBN 9781842704417
Publisher Andersen Press Ltd, 2008
Lucas, David
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