A single stone by Meg McKinlay

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single stone.png                     She only meant to move one…

Every girl dreams of being part of the line – the chosen seven who tunnel deep into the mountain to find the harvest.  No work is more important.

Jena is the leader of the line – strong, respected, reliable and as all girls must be, she is small…. but what happens when one tiny discovery makes Jenna question everything she has known?  What happens when moving a single stone changes everything?…..

Shortlisted for CBCA older readers 2016.

Location: Library

Call no. MCKI

Genre : Dystopia



Inbetween days by Vikki Wakefield

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inbetween days      At seventeen, Jack is all grown up.  She’s living with her runaway sister, Trudy, and is in love with Luke, who does not love her back.  

She is stuck in Mobius – a dying town beside a macabre forest – working in the roadhouse.

The a stranger sets up camp in the forest and Jeremiah, the boy next door, returns.  

Sometimes she laughs about it, but mostly Jack feels as if she is losing everything, including her mind.  When love proves to be the biggest mystery of all, she learns just how many choices there are…….

Location: LIBRARY 

Call no.  WAKE
Genre : Relationships







Freedom ride by Sue Lawson

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freedom ride    There is no hiding from prejudice….

Robbie knows bad things happen in Walgaree.   But its nothing to do with him.

That’s the way the Aborigines have always been treated.

But in the summer of 1965 racial tensions in the town are at boiling point, and something headed Walgaree’s way will blow things apart.

It’s time for Robbie to take a stand.

And nothing can ever be the same again.

A novel based on true events.

Nominated for the older reader category : CBCA 2016

Location : Library

Call no. LAWS

Genre:  Other times, other places



Cloudwish by Fiona Wood

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Van Uoc doesn’t believe in fairies, zombies, vampires, Father Christmas or magic wishes.  She believes in keeping a low profile, real life will start when school finishes.  But when she attracts the attention of Billy Gardiner, she finds herself in an unwelcome spotlight.  Not even Jane Eyre can help her now.

Nominated for this year older reader category – CBCA 2016

Location : Library

Call no. WOOD     Genre : Romance