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The Year the Maps Changed by Danielle Binks

Title: The Year the Maps Changed Author: Danielle Binks Genre: Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Lothian Children’s Books Published: 28th April 2020 Format: Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $17.99 Synopsis: One extraordinary year will change them all... Sorrento, Victoria, 1999. Fred's family is a mess. Her mother died when she was six and she's been raised by her Pop and… Continue reading The Year the Maps Changed by Danielle Binks

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Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

Title: Daughter of Bad Times Author: Rohan Wilson Genre: Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 6th May 2019 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $29.99 Synopsis: A suspenseful, truthful and compelling novel from the critically acclaimed author of The Roving Party. 'What better pitch than helping the refugees of the world? Who doesn't want to help refugees,… Continue reading Daughter of Bad Times by Rohan Wilson

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Swallow’s Dance by Wendy Orr

Title: Swallow's Dance Author: Wendy Orr Genre: Historical Fiction, Children's Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 27th June 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 288 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Leira's family flee to the island of Crete just before a huge volcanic eruption destroys their island and sends a tsunami to where they thought they had found safety.… Continue reading Swallow’s Dance by Wendy Orr

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The Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning

Title: The Jade Lily Author: Kirsty Manning Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 24th April 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 456 Price: $29.99 Synopsis:The Jade Lily is a sweeping story of friendship, loyalty, love and identity from the popular author of The Midsummer Garden. Praise for The Midsummer Garden 'This is a rich, sensual, and evocative novel,… Continue reading The Jade Lily by Kirsty Manning

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The Freedom Finders Series: Touch the Sun (Book #2) by Emily Conolan

Title: The Freedom Finders Series: Touch the Sun (Book #2) Author: Emily Conolan Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Allen and Unwin Published: 28th March 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 336 Price: $16.99 Synopsis: Choose your own destiny and step into the shoes of a Somalian boy escaping war-torn Mogadishu for Australia in 2011 in this exciting… Continue reading The Freedom Finders Series: Touch the Sun (Book #2) by Emily Conolan

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Skin in the Game: The Pleasure and Pain of Telling True Stories by Sonya Voumard

Title: Skin in the Game: The Pleasure and Pain of Telling True Stories Author: Sonya Voumard Genre: Non-fiction/Essays Publisher: Transit Lounge Published: 1st March 2018 Format: Paperback Pages: 224 Price: $27.99 Synopsis: Stella Prize long-listed author Sonya Voumard’s Skin in the Game is original, incisive and hugely entertaining.  The daughter of a European refugee mother and a journalist… Continue reading Skin in the Game: The Pleasure and Pain of Telling True Stories by Sonya Voumard

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Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth

Title: Running On The Roof Of The World Author: Jess Butterworth Genre: Children’s Fiction Publisher: Hachette/Orion Children’s Books Published: 13th June 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 280 Price: $15.99 Synopsis: Join 12-year-old Tash and her best friend Sam in a story of adventure, survival and hope, set in the vivid Himalayan landscape of Tibet and India.… Continue reading Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth

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Under The Same Sky by Mogjan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari with James Knight

    Title: Under the Same Sky Author: Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari with James Knight Genre: Non-fiction, biography Publisher: Hachette Australia Published: 26th April 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 331 Price: $32.99 Synopsis: The powerful and incredibly moving story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari - two young Iranian asylum seekers who are showing that… Continue reading Under The Same Sky by Mogjan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari with James Knight