Fiction - senior
|Awards:||2018 Carnegie Medal Winner|
In the summer of 1727, a group of men and boys from St Kilda are put ashore on a remote sea stac to harvest birds for food. No one returns to collect them. Why? Surely nothing but the end of the world can explain why they have been abandoned to endure storms, starvation and... read more
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author For millions, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. The fan base spans the globe, some escaping reality and others hoping to profit. When teenage bounty hunter Emika Chen hacks into the opening game of the Warcross Championships to make... read more
For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn't just a game - it's a way of life. And teenage hacker Emika Chen has found herself caught up in a conflict that could change the world. Warcross creator, Hideo Tanaka, wants to use to the game to control people's thoughts... read more
From the acclaimed author of "House Arrest" comes a beautiful new novel is about grieving and growing up, and the ripples loss creates for a girl, a family, and a community.
Fiction - senior
|Series:||The\Lorien Legacies Ser.|
|Reading Level:||Teen - Grade 10-12, Age 15-18|
The first book of the #1 New York Times bestselling series and the inspiration for the hit movie from Dreamworks
This enhanced edition contains:
exclusive videos of maps that will guide readers to clues about The Power of Six, the second vo... read more
Half the man, twice the lawyer.
In the small city of Strattenburg, there are many lawyers, and though he's only thirteen years old, Theo Boone thinks he's one of them. Theo knows every judge, policeman, court clerk - and a lot about the law. He dreams of being a great ... read more
A SLUMDOG, FEEL-GOOD TREASURE FIND' Daily Mail
Now adapted into a Bafta-nominated film directed by Steven Daldry and written by Richard Curtis.
Raphael lives on a dumpsite, eking out a living sifting through rubbish. One unlucky-lucky day, he makes an extraordinary and dead... read more
Things have changed for Atticus Higginbottom. After the near catastrophe in the Fourth Reality, Ticks being home-schooled in the fields of science, trying to master the mysterious Chikarda. But just as he begins to make progress, Mistress Jane reappear... read more
Jennifer A. Nielsen's New York Times bestseller The Traitor's Game, which Entertainment Weekly called "the next big YA fantasy," is perfect for fans of the Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard and the Throne of Glass series by Sarah J. Maas.
Kestra Dalli... read more
River is offered a trip on his uncle's trawler. His cousin Huia is annoying, always going on about Maoritanga. When an accident leaves them stranded on the coast of Fiordland, they must work together to save themselves.
Fiction - senior
|Awards:||Finalist for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Copyright Licensing NZ Award for Young Adult Fiction |
Uncle Jeremy has been helping the family out for a while now, by dropping off meat he's shot. The offer to go hunting sounds great to fourteen-year-old Wolf - a chance to get away from the family stress. But this hunting trip proves to be more than he bargained for.
John, Susan, Titty and Roger sail their boat, Swallow, to a deserted island for a summer camping trip. Exploring and playing sailors is an adventure in itself but the island holds more excitement in store. Two fierce Amazon Pirates, Nancy and Peggy, challenge them to war and a summer of battles and alliances ensues.