Booklists

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ID Title Author  
9487
Rabbit
Looking after a pet helps children to understand caring for others. Children can find out how to choose and look after a pet rabbit, information about different breeds of rabbit and the animal's life cycle, from birth to adulthood.
ISBN 9781841383576
Publisher Belitha Press, 2000
Head, Honor & Burton, Jane (phot)
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2774
Rabbits
Having a rabbit is a big responsibility. Your rabbit relies on you for food, water and a safe place to live. If your rabbit is sick or injured, it relies on you to make sure it gets proper care. Find out all you need to know about having a rabbit as a pet.
ISBN 9781740705677
Series Pets series (6 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Pyers, Greg
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153922
Race across America, The
I, Geronimo Stilton, am not a big fan of races. I like to take my time and smell the cheese. But, when my friend, Bruce Hyena, invited me to race across America on my bicycle, I just couldn't resist. And, holey cheese, what a fabumouse adventure we had.
ISBN 9780545021371
Series Geronimo Stilton series (37 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2009
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
52056
Race for the Chinese Zodiac, The
The Jade Emperor has declared a great race. The first animals to cross the river will win a place in the Chinese Zodiac. But, there are only twelve places to be won and thirteen animals line up along the shore.
ISBN 9781742031231
Publisher Black Dog Books, 2010
Wang, Gabrielle & Rippin, Sally (ill) & Abos, Regine (ill)
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12421
Race to the finish
When Ben befriends an older boy called Craig, whose father races greyhounds, he is invited to come and see one of their dogs compete. Cassie is much less enthusiastic about greyhound racing, but Ben can't understand why. But when a greyhound is brought to the RSPCA shelter having been abandoned, Ben realises that, in the world of racing dogs, the greyhounds are never the real winners.
ISBN 9781742753423
Series RSPCA animal tales series (9 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Harding, David
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75733
Race to the ruins
Tam, Nina, Chiz and the outlaws must race against the wolves to reach a magical object first and prevent it from falling into the wrong hands.
ISBN 9781862917026
Series Wolf kingdom series (3 of 4)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Harland, Richard & Peterson, Laura (ill)
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3557
Race, The
Greg encounters many problems because his impaired sense of hearing can prevent him from succeeding at certain tasks that require being able to hear well.
ISBN 9781863882255
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1997
Topics / Australian Author /
Mattingley, Christobel & Spudvilas, Anne
No book cover.
7877
Race, The
The traditional fable of the tortoise and the hare is given a modern twist with a race across the world. Told in rhyme with interesting illustration technique.
ISBN 9781921098079
Publisher Hardie Grant Egmont, 2006
Repchuk, Caroline & Jay, Alison
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62878
Racing the tide
Bonnie and Sam have a great summer adventure with the horses, mustering sheep for Bon's Aunty and Uncle along the coast. They unexpectedly find themselves caught up with some poachers who are illegally fishing abalone in Whale Bay.
ISBN 9781741148886
Series Bonnie and Sam (3 of 3)
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Lester, Alison & Harvey, Roland (ill)
No book cover.
14387
Rain princess, The
An African adventure for the Little Princesses.
ISBN 9780099488330
Series Little princesses series (4 of 12)
Publisher Red Fox, 2006
Chase, Katie
No book cover.
17166
Rainbow jackets
Five short stories showing the humour in everyday situations included are stories about bubbles, pet flies, cranky umbrellas and crazy kitchens.
ISBN 9781920731670
Publisher Fremantle Press, 2003
Topics / Australian Author /
Forrestal, Elaine
No book cover.
9376
Rainbow, The
A nostalgic Australian story of friendship. This is a gentle tale of a girl, her brother and his best mate, who build a boat to sail down the creek one Sunday.
ISBN 9780734401755
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Crew, Gary & Rogers, Gregory
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101546
Rainforest
Take a walk on the wild side and experience the wonders of the rainforest. Contains fascinating factual information about rainforests with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9781405304702
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley (pub)
No book cover.
9527
Raised by Frank
Frank was a busy cat. After all, he had two kids to raise. You see their parents went away, thinking their Aunt was looking after the children, but their Aunt thought their Uncle was. Poor Frank.
ISBN 9780734403575
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
O'Neill, Dave & Morris, Kiran (ill)
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11413
Ramadan moon
Follow Ramadan from one new moon to the next.
ISBN 9781847802064
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2011
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Robert, Na'ima B & Adl, Shirin (ill)
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5301
Rat in a stripy sock, A
Rat finds happiness in an unexpected place and explores how he can share it with his friends.
ISBN 9780733326615
Publisher ABC Books, 2010
Watts, Frances & Francis, David (ill)
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9489
Rats and mice
Aspects of small pet care including sensible advice, health warnings and descriptions of the breeding behaviour and social needs of rats and mice.
ISBN 9781841383583
Publisher Belitha Press, 2003
Head, Honor & Burton, Jane (phot)
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3594
Rattler's place
Guy and family have moved house but his favourite skateboard, toys and even Digby, the dog, have not yet arrived, delayed on the way by a flood. However, there is still so much to explore in this new location.
ISBN 9780140387124
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 1998
Wrightson, Patricia
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18537
Ray's Olympics
At school, Ray is bullied by the Leary brothers. He now has to find a way into the Olympics before they make mincemeat of him. The story is set in the period of the 1956 Melbourne Olympic Games.
ISBN 9781876944438
Series Making tracks (12 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Gleeson, Libby & Cox, David (ill)
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10060
Reach for the stars and other advice for life's journey
You've got your whole life ahead of you. The road may be bumpy but, at the end of the day, you'll see the light and you might just find yourself on top of the world.
ISBN 9780864619730
Publisher Koala Books, 2010
Bloch, Serge
No book cover.
29328
Ready, set, Boris
It's sports day and Boris, the warthog, is ready to run like he's never run before. He wants to beat Eddie, who always wins everything. But, all Frederick wants is not to come last, again. Go Boris.
ISBN 9780143305040
Series Boris (4 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Joyner, Andrew
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12676
Ready, steady, grow
From sowing to harvesting, you can grow all kinds of plants, fruits and vegetables, from tasty tomatoes to pet-friendly plants. You don't even need a garden.
ISBN 9781740337717
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2010
Lock, Deborah (ed)
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3016
Really, really
When Daisy gets left with the babysitter for the first time, she eats the note and tells Angela that she has ice-cream and chips for tea, and always stays up till midnight watching videos. Angela is not convinced but Daisy fibs, "Really, really." This might not seem like such a good plan when Mum gets home.
ISBN 9781862306585
Series Daisy series (2 of 15)
Publisher Red Fox, 2009
Topics / Year 4 easy reads /
Gray, Kes & Sharratt, Nick (ill)
No book cover.
Reconciliation - for younger students series
Promotes an appreciation of indigenous culture and the process of reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. 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 Reconciliation - for younger students series (10 books)
Various
No book cover.
46001
Red camel, The
This story is set in central Australia at the turn of the twentieth century. Ruby doesn't like working for the Wilsons. She wants to go back to Alice Springs to live with her mum and wonders if Idris, the Afghan boy who works with the camels, will help her to return home.
ISBN 9781876944698
Series Making tracks (16 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Murray, Kirsty & Culkin-Lawrence, Teresa (ill)
No book cover.
17113
Red pizzas for a blue count
When Trap got mouse-napped in Transratania, it was up to Thea and me to rescue him. Little did I know that Transratania is the land of vampire mice.
ISBN 9780439559690
Series Geronimo Stilton series (7 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2004
Stilton, Geronimo
No book cover.
3045
Red Ted and the lost things
One day, a little bear named Red Ted is accidentally left on the seat of a train by his owner and ends up in the place for lost things. He doesn't despair, however, he puts his mind to work. With the help of his new friends, a pessimistic crocodile and a cat with a fondness for cheese, Ted finds his way home to the little girl who loves and misses him.
ISBN 9781406310375
Publisher Walker Books, 2009
Topics / Graphic novels /
Rosen, Michael & Stewart, Joel (ill)
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9359
Red-eyed tree frog
The red-eyed tree frog found in the rainforest of Central America spends the night searching for food while also being careful not to become dinner for some other animal.
ISBN 9780590871761
Publisher Scholastic US, 2000
Cowley, Joy & Bishop, NIc (phot) & Kampen, Van (ill)
No book cover.
47279
Redback on the toilet seat
A cane toad gets quite a surprise when he gets bitten by a redback spider when he sits on the outdoor toilet.
ISBN 9781862917521
Series Great Australian yarns (7 books)
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 2008
Newton, Slim & Smith, Craig (ill)
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12325
Refugees
A small swamp past the edge of town is home to two wild blue-billed ducks. One day huge machines come to the swamp and out pours the swamp's precious water. The ducks become refugees.
ISBN 9780734406330
Publisher Thomas C Lothian Pty Ltd, 2004
Miller, David
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3624
Remember me
A picture book that tells a touching story about children and their grandparents who sometimes forget things as they get older.
ISBN 9780947241322
Publisher Scholastic Australia, 1992
Topics / Australian Author /
Wild, Margaret & Huxley, Dee (ill)
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1250

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Remembering Lionsville
We are taken back to the family home built by the author's grandfather generations ago and still lived in now by the family. The growing and preserving of food, communications with others, the way of life all beautifully and simply described with magnificent illustrations combining Aboriginal and western techniques.
ISBN 9781742373201
Publisher Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 2013
Bancroft, Bronwyn
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13233
Reptiles
Test yourself on twenty-two questions about reptiles. Don't look at the answers till you've had a go. Spectacular full colour photographs of reptiles are included on every page.
ISBN 9780545003933
Series True or false series (3 of 5)
Publisher Scholastic US, 2008
Berger, Melvin & Gilda
No book cover.
101552
Reptiles
Contains fascinating factual information about reptiles with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9781405306812
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2004
Dorling Kindersley (pub)
No book cover.
15204
Reptiles
Simple factual information about reptiles. The book includes beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733937583
Series Longman world of amphibians and reptiles series (10 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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18906
Reptiles
Find out why snakes swallow their meal whole, why geckos have to lick their eyes and how chameleons catch insects with their tongues.
ISBN 9780753413081
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (19 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2009
Weber, Belinda
No book cover.
4653
Rescuing the plated lizard
When Jamie and Tom return to their secret dinosaur world, they realise that something's changed. The landscape is familiar but now very different. When they spot a herd of Stegosauruses, they realise they've switched from the Cretaceous to the Jurassic period. It's the same world but with completely different dinosaurs to discover. When a stegosaurus egg is washed away, the boys must rescue it and return it to its mother.
ISBN 9780192728364
Series Dinosaur Cove series (7 of 12)
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2009
Stone, Rex & Spoor, Mike (ill)
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5715
Revenge of the fang
Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur, he's an astrosaur. On the spaceship DSS Sauropod, Teggs and his faithful crew right wrongs, fight evil and eat a lot of grass. Teggs' old friends, Blink and Dutch from Astrosaur Academy, have been dino-napped by a gang of his old enemies, the Brothers of the Fang. To save his school friends, Tegg must deliver top astrosaur secrets into their claws.
ISBN 9781862302556
Series Astrosaurs series (14 of 17)
Publisher Red Fox, 2008
Cole, Steve
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47386
Rhino safari
Bindi and her family help transport a special rhino from South Africa to a national park in Mozambique. But when a tyre blows out, they realise they are not the only ones interested in the unusual cargo. Bindi and Robert hatch a plan to outwit some dangerous poachers.
ISBN 9781864718331
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (16 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2011
Topics / Australian Author /
Irwin, Bindi and others
No book cover.
13250
Rhinos
Simple factual information about the rhinoceros. The book includes beautifully presented photographs and illustrations, a glossary and an index.
ISBN 9780733923845
Series Longman world of animals series (20 books)
Publisher Pearson Education Australia, 2002
Meadows, Graham & Vial, Claire
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12202
Rhyme time around the year
Attractively presented poems and illustrations that focus on seasons, festivals and special days around the world.
ISBN 9780192762269
Publisher Oxford University Press, 2001
Foster, John & Thompson, Carol (ill)
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26897
Riddle of the raptors
Captain Teggs is no ordinary dinosaur, he's an astrosaur. On the spaceship, DSS Sauropod, Teggs and his faithful crew right wrongs, fight evil and eat lots of grass. In this first adventure, the astrosaurs face a fearsome enemy, a band of greedy carnivorous raptors who have kidnapped two athlete dinosaurs. The Captain must save the dinosaurs, escape from terrifying T-Rexes and save the Dinosaur Games.
ISBN 9780099472940
Series Astrosaurs series (1 of 17)
Publisher Red Fox, 2005
Cole, Steve
No book cover.
Riding high 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 Riding high series (6 books)
Kelly, Bernadette
No book cover.
9608
Ringmaster, The
The Galliano girl had always wanted to be in the circus like her dad. Convincing the principal and the other children, like 'the dancing daydream', to take her seriously and the pain of arthritis, are large obstacles to overcome.
ISBN 9780864612304
Publisher Koala Books, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Odgers, Sally & Stanley, David (ill)
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18536
River boy
In the early 1880s, paddle steamers travelled the Australian rivers to supply inland properties. Nat, a thirteen year old, can't believe his luck when he is asked to help out on the 'Lorelei'. Nat has a lot to learn and must overcome his fear of water.
ISBN 9781876944391
Series Making tracks (11 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Hill, Anthony & Rawlins, Donna (ill)
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101540
Rivers & lakes
Contains fascinating factual information about rivers and lankes with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9780751339468
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2003
Holland, Simon
No book cover.
26515
Roar
The Irwins are in Sumatra to collect three tiger cubs and Bindi finds herself tracking poachers in the jungle.
ISBN 9781864718515
Series Bindi wildlife adventures series (6 of 20)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Irwin, Bindi and others
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9575
Robber girl
A traditional style tale set in a snowy European forest landscape. The robber girl is contented in the forest with her animal companions, until a lost child comes into the forest and changes their lives forever.
ISBN 9780091840884
Publisher Red Fox, 2001
Topics / Australian Author /
Wild, Margaret & Rawlins, Donna (ill)
Image currently unavailable
18540
Robbie and the dolphins
Robbie, wheelchair-bound and lonely, wheels himself to the end of a jetty and sees a little dolphin. He soon realises the dolphin is asking for help. Robbie's courage and strength are tested when he helps both the dolphin and a returned soldier.
ISBN 9781876944421
Series Making tracks (3 of 17)
Publisher National Museum of Australia Press, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
D'Ath, Justin & Johnson, Jessica
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12782
Robin Hood's best shot
So you think you know everything there is to know about Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Well, find out about them before they were famous when they were just normal, young boys.
ISBN 9780340917978
Series Books for boys series (1 of 10)
Publisher Hodder Children's Books (UK), 2006
Whybrow, Ian & Ross, Tony (ill)
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12737
Robot and the bluebird, The
There was once a robot with a broken heart, good for nothing and expiring slowly on a scrap heap. Then, one winter's day, a migrating bluebird lands on his shoulder, too exhausted to go any further.
ISBN 9781842707326
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Lucas, David
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97391
Robot raiders, The
The Astrosaurs zoom through space towards Metka - an amazing new, automatic, computer-controlled and robot-filled super-city. When the city robots start disappearing, their inventor needs the help of Teggs and the gang.
ISBN 9781862305472
Series Astrosaurs series (16 of 17)
Publisher Red Fox, 2010
Cole, Steve
No book cover.
15414
Robots
Robots are everywhere - in the movies, on TV, in space and in games. Simple explanations and beautiful illustrations provide interesting information on robots.
ISBN 9780753456187
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (19 books)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2003
Gifford, Clive
No book cover.
9474
Rockets and other spacecraft
How rockets and other spacecraft work and look. Information on gravity and drag, how they are powered, built, steered and controlled. The book contains step-by-step instructions and plans for a fully working rocket powered by water pressure.
ISBN 9780749647292
Publisher Watts Publishing Group, 2003
Farndon, John
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7977
Rocks and fossils
The three kinds of rocks are described, with additional information about crystals and erosion, including weathering by sand, wind, water and plants.
ISBN 9780753456194
Series Kingfisher young knowledge series (18 of 19)
Publisher Kingfisher, 2003
Pellant, Chris
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101544
Rocks and minerals
Contains fascinating factual information about rocks and minerals with plenty of descriptions and images.
ISBN 9781405323826
Series Eyewonder series (22 books)
Publisher Dorling Kindersley, 2007
Dorling Kindersley (pub)
No book cover.
17163
Rodney thinks of food
Rodney the handsome bull doesn't know how to chew his cud. A visit to the vet determines he is not a greedy bull but has a different problem that no one has identified.
ISBN 9780958146302
Publisher New Frontier Publishing, 2002
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, Gordon & Oliver, Tony (ill)
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3688
Rodney's runaway nose
A springtime allergy is not usually the subject of poetry. But when the little trickle in the nose, featured in this poem, builds up to flood, the town is a riot.
ISBN 9780733307447
Publisher ABC Books, 1999
Topics / Australian Author /
Tulloch, Richard
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78116
Roland Wright at the joust
Roland has been a page at Twofold Castle for just a month but, already, he has impressed the king's bravest knights. He is excited about attending his first tournament. He is only meant to be watching but, when the fearsome Little Douglas, a page from a rival castle throws down a challenge, Roland is called on to fight.
ISBN 9781741663297
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Davis, Tony & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
30653
Roland Wright future knight
Roland Wright is the youngest son of a blacksmith. More than anything, he wants to be a knight in armour but only boys from noble families have the chance to do so. When a suit of armour made by Roland's father saves the king's life, everything changes. Roland or his brother have the chance to become a page, the step on the road to becoming a knight.
ISBN 9781741662290
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2007
Topics / Australian Author /
Davis, Tony & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
67885
Roland Wright, brand new page
Roland begins his training as a page at Twofold Castle. Things don't go very smoothly. The Queen is terrified of mice, which makes things look rather grim for Roland's pet mouse. Roland has to deal with the bullying, older page, Hector, and an elephant on the rampage as well as being away from his family.
ISBN 9781741662306
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2008
Topics / Australian Author /
Davis, Tony & Rogers, Gregory (ill)
No book cover.
71660
Roller coaster
It's Matt's first time ever at the Fun Park. He loves all the rides except for the roller coaster, it scares him. He tells the family that he's saving it until the last. Thanks to Dad, he might just have a go.
ISBN 9780143301769
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2005
Metzenthen, David & Sheehan, Peter (ill)
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28838
Roller coaster
Roller coasters offer riders high speeds and thrilling drops. The fastest roller coasters can reach speeds over seventy kilometres per hour. Find out how roller coasters offer such fast, sky-high thrills.
ISBN 9781600143373
Series Torque series (12 books)
Publisher Bellwether Media, Inc, 2010
Von Finn, Denny
No book cover.
28074
Roman diary: journal of a young slave
The year is AD 102 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. In time, Iliona discovers that the teeming city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place. Through her eyes, we see the Roman army return in triumph, witness fighting gladiators, escape a house fire and discover how Roman women dress their hair.
ISBN 9781406325478
Publisher Walker Books, 2011
Platt, Richard & Parkins, David (ill)
Image currently unavailable
89443
Roman fort
As you explore life on a Roman frontier, patrol with a windswept centurion, eavesdrop in the smelly toilets and visit a tasty Roman banquet.
ISBN 9781845071240
Series Fly on the wall series (4 books)
Publisher Frances Lincoln, 2006
Manning, Mick & Granstrom, Brita (ill)
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18075
Romans
A beautifully presented book about the ancient Romans, including simple and interesting facts, an index, a glossary and web links.
ISBN 9780794507190
Series Usborne beginners series (23 of 28)
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2004
Daynes, Katie & Larkum, Adam
No book cover.
9443
Rope carrier, The
During the industrial revolution, ropemakers often lived in caves. Entire villages could be underground. Minnie Dakin, the youngest of the ropemaker's daughters, eventually follows her sister, Netty, who has gone to live in the city.
ISBN 9780099413639
Publisher Random House Canada, 2001
Tomlinson, Theresa
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1812

New
Rory rides
Rory's bike has big yellow wheels, a bell ... and training wheels. Can he learn to ride without them.
ISBN 9780734413994
Series Ava adds series - NEW SERIES 2014 (2 of 4)
Publisher Hachette Children's Books, 2013
Dubosarsky, Ursula & White, Annie (ill)
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76818
Rosie and Ned and the creepy cave
Rosie would love to find a red feather from one of the red-capped robins that live along Ghost Gum Creek. Ned isn't so sure that's a good idea because that's where Witchy Nell lives. Just as Rosie finds her red feather, disaster strikes and it's up to Ned to save them.
ISBN 9780143305101
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Costain, Meredith & Burke, Tina (ill)
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50569
Rosie and the bunyip
Rosie can hear something howling down by Ghost Gum Creek. She thinks it could be a big, scary bunyip so Rosie decides to go bunyip hunting.
ISBN 9780143303404
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2008
Costain, Meredith & Burke, Tina (ill)
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22907
Rosie Staples' minor magical misunderstanding
Rosie loves jokes and magic. But her next magic trick isn't a trick - it's magic for real. What could possibly go wrong. In the process Rosie learns some home truths. Some coarse language in context of humour.
ISBN 9780143304968
Series Aussie bites (84 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2010
Topics / Australian Author /
Crowley, Cath & Watson, Judy (ill)
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130805
Rosie to the rescue
Rosie's passion is fire engines and every week she gets to help her neighbour check the equipment on the town's fire engine. One day, Rosie gets to play a much more important role.
ISBN 9780143302858
Series Aussie nibbles (39 books)
Publisher Puffin Australia, 2007
Costain, Meredith & Burke, Tina (ill)
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RSPCA animal tales 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 RSPCA animal tales series (9 books)
Various
No book cover.
46393

New
Ruby red shoes
Ruby lives in a colourful caravan with her grandmother. She is gentle and caring and spends her days looking after plants, animals and people, as well as playing with mulberries, to make hands a pretty colour.
ISBN 9780732293628
Publisher Angus & Robertson (HarperCollins), 2013
Topics / Australian Author /
Knapp, Kate
Image currently unavailable
6685
Ruby's misadventures
Cassie and her friend Sarah are looking after Sarah's cat, Ruby, when her parents go away for a few days. Unfortunately, when they turn up to feed Ruby, she's unwell. Rushing her to the vet, Dr. Joe tells them she is very sick. With Ben and Florence in tow, the hunt is on to find out what has caused Ruby's illness before it's too late.
ISBN 9781742753287
Series RSPCA animal tales series (2 of 9)
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2012
Topics / Australian Author /
Kelly, Helen
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18344
Rude Ramsay and the roaring radishes
Rude Ramsey lives in a ramshackle house and longs for something better. Ramsay and Ralph, the red-nosed rat, decide to leave. Students will enjoy their rumpus with food, using the letter R, and want to make up some verses of their own.
ISBN 9780747572923
Publisher Bloomsbury, 2005
Atwood, Margaret & Petricic, Dusan (ill)
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Rugby League Reads 3-4
Using the club mascots and various Rugby League players and captains, these books will allow readers to read about Rugby League and their favourite clubs and players, whilst engaging with text and practicing reading strategies. Any two books from this series may be read as Challenge books; up to five more can be read as personal choice books. Go to the Series lists for individual book titles.
Series Rugby League Reads 3-4 (99 books)
Hirsch, Suzan
No book cover.
3736
Run Damon run
Many centuries ago, when the ancient gods ruled the world, a powerful king named Dionysius killed and plundered without any mercy. Damon, the shepherd, tried to free the country from terror.
ISBN 9780091840761
Publisher Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2000
Topics / Australian Author /
Ingram, Anne
Image currently unavailable
73180
Run for the hills Geronimo
Finally, I was about to leave for a relaxing vacation all by myself. I was ready to kick back and connect with nature. But, somehow, my peaceful trip turned into a crazy treasure hunt in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota, with the entire Stilton clan in tow Our journey even included a hot-air balloon ride to Mount Rushmore. Holey cheese. This was one adventure I'd truly remember.
ISBN 9780545331326
Series Geronimo Stilton series (47 of 56)
Publisher Scholastic UK, 2012
Stilton, Geronimo
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Run, hare, run: story of a drawing, The
As readers take up the cry of 'run, hare, run', they join his wild dash through fields and forests, farmyards, streets and lanes away from a pursuing hunter and hound. Exhausted, hare is finally caught, but he does not meet the end he expects.
ISBN 9781877003875
Publisher Little Hare Books, 2006
Topics / Australian Author /
Winch, John
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New
Runaway princess, The
Princess Anna doesn't want to get married, so she runs away, with her beautiful dresses and disguised under a donkeyskin cloak to find her own happy ending.
ISBN 9781409535928
Publisher Usborne Publishing Ltd, 2013
Dickins, Rosie (retold) & Coudray, E (ill)
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Running with the horses
Set during the second World War in Vienna at the Spanish Riding School famous for their Lipizzaners - the dancing white horses. Nina and her father must help the last of the horses flee the city. Nina's faith in an extraordinary old horse makes this an unforgettable story of courage, adventure and friendship.
ISBN 9780670868339
Publisher Viking Children's, 2009
Topics / Australian Author /
Lester, Alison
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Runny babbit
A book of spoonerisms that kids will love. Zany, witty verse full of innovative topsy turvey language.
ISBN 9780060256531
Publisher HarperCollins Australia, 2005
Silverstein, Shel
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