Book List in Order: 34 titles


  • A riveting story of courage, hope and extraordinary adventure.Thirteen-year-old Barnaby Fletch is a bag-and-bones orphan in London in the late 1700s.Barnaby lives on his wits and ill-gotten gains, on streets seething with the press of the throng and ...



  • Book 3 of the Tomorrow seriesWhat’s the biggest danger you can think of? This is bigger.What’s the toughest challenge you can imagine? This is tougher.What’s the greatest fear you have? You're about to find out. “How long do you think they’...



  • You move into the most boring street in the most boring town in Australia. Tarrawagga is a hole. Its only ambition is to be a crater, and it has every chance of getting there. The last thing you expect is to have action all around you, dangerous stra...





  • The Dane as never seen before — in a daring, dazzling, sexy prose retelling of Shakespeare’s tragedy by best-selling author John Marsden.Something is rotten in the state of Denmark, but Hamlet can’t be sure what’s causing the stench. His rage...



  • "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The AustralianDreamed about you again. Like I do most nights.Tony writes letters. To Miffy.And breaks your heart.Your life's a solo run, and even the crowd that's cheering you want you to fall over. They love...



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    WHEN THE AMMUNITION RUNS OUT, WHO WILL BE LEFT STANDING? Ellie Linton is a fighter. She has faith in her own abilities. But she's not Superwoman, and enemies are everywhere. Some come crawling over the hills; others drive up and knock on the fr...



  • James often finds himself gazing out the window at night, wondering about other worlds, and what it might be like to live somewhere else. But it is all just a dream--until the memorable night he slips into the laboratory of his friend, Mr. Woodforde....



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    THE WAR MAY BE OVER, BUT BATTLES RAGE IN EVERY DIRECTION... Ellie Linton is a survivor. Because she's honest. Because she's loyal. Because she's incurably brave. And because sometimes she's lucky. But what happens to survivors when their luck r...







  • THE WAR IS OVER, BUT THE FIGHTING GOES ON... For Ellie Linton, fighting is supposed to be a thing of the past. The raids, the ambushes, the gunfire -- she wants it all behind her. Being back on her family's farm is what's supposed to make the terr...





  • Since their home was invaded by enemy soldiers and transformed into a war zone, Ellie and her friends have been fighting for their lives. They have learned survival skills out of necessity and taken care of each other through impossibly dark times. N...



  • From John Marsden, the highly-acclaimed and bestselling author of Secret Men's Business, comes a practical guide to help single mothers enjoy and celebrate raising their sons. Drawing on his years as teacher and mentor to young people, John Marsden f...



  • Is there a geographical centre of Islam? What was Australia's political crisis in 1975? Are swinging seats found in a playground or in Australian politics? And why is gravity so heavy, man? John Marsden, Australia's bestselling writer for teenagers, ...



  • Hell’s a big place, but it gets crowded when Ellie and her friends take an uncooperative crew of orphans under their wing and into their hidden refuge. It’s not easy to keep four young children busy and happy in the bush, and things only get wors...



  • For twelve years Winter has been haunted. Her past, her memories, her feelings, will not leave her alone. And now, at sixteen, the time has come for her to act. Every journey begins with a single step. If Winter is going to step into the future, she ...



  • The action doesn't let up in the most explosive Tomorrow book yet -- another international bestseller from John Marsden.The journey to Stratton isn't an easy trip, especially when the enemy's headquarters lie somewhere along the way. And that's exact...



  • Ellie and her friends had been rescued, airlifted out of their own country to the safe haven of New Zealand. They'd arrived burnt and injured and shocked, with broken bones, and scars inside and out. They did not want to go back. But five month...



  • When a group of young hikers gets lost in a blinding snow storm, they find shelter in an abandoned hut. Inside the hut they find a man who ignores them and by morning he has disappeared. After they are rescued, they question whether either the man or...







  • She lives in the best suburb. She goes to the finest school. Her family is wealthy and powerful. She has everything money can buy. So why are there reporters outside her house? And why is her father telling lies on television? And why is the Premier ...



  • And then there were five.... It has been six long months since Ellie and her friends returned home from a camping trip to find their families and friends imprisoned by an enemy that threatens to steal Australia's freedom. Only they can stop this. ...



  • With Tomorrow, When the War Began, John Marsden wrote the most powerful novel for teenagers ever published in this country. Now he has written the most powerful non-fiction work ever made available to young men.Where Steve Biddulph's bestselling Rais...



  • Australia has been invaded. Nothing is as it was. Six teenagers are living out their nightmare in the sanctuary of a hidden valley called Hell. Alone, they make their own rules, protect what is theirs, and struggle for courage and hope in a world cha...



  • A warm and funny novel from the bestselling author of the Tomorrow series, Staying Alive in Year 5, Cool School and Creep Street"Australia's king of young adult fiction" The AustralianLast week, Mrs Hazell got us to write a story called 'The Biggest ...



  • From the multi-award winning and bestselling author behind the Tomorrow seriesStaying Alive in Year 5 is a monster hit for primary school readers from one of Australia's most popular storytellers, John Marsden.Scott and his friends are simply staying...



  • From the multi-award winning and bestselling author of the Tomorrow seriesIt's your first day at your new cool school.By lunchtime you could have gone into the wrong toilets, gatecrashed the staff room, blown up the science block, been hypnotised by ...



  • A comical choose-your-own-adventure book from the bestselling author of the Tomorrow series.If you're about to enter this book, we have a piece of advice for you! Be careful in here. Be very careful.Making the wrong moves in Creep Street can get nast...



  • A recounting of the Viking onslaught on the coasts of Britain and Ireland from the perspective of its victims. Fragments of carved stone from the sacred island of Lindisfarne indicate that monks and others saw the Viking raid on the holy place in 793...



  • "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian Lisa Morris could be the girl next door. She could be your cousin. She could be sitting behind you in class. She could be you. But Lisa, cool and beautiful Lisa, remote and private Lisa, ...







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    TOMORROW, WHEN THE WAR BEGAN: The astonishing adventure begins Ellie and her friends leave home one quiet morning, wave goodbye to their parents, and head up into the hills to camp out for a while; seven teenagers filling in time during school holid...



  • "Australia's king of young adult fiction" The Australian"A very funny, very Australian book" West AustralianMaybe deep down every kid knows his parents want him to be the Pride of the School, the Captain of Cricket and Tennis and Rowing and Darts and...



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    Through the mails, Mandy and Tracey become fast friends. They share news about their boyfriends, their siblings, and their pets. They trade stories about school and home. They confide their every hope and fear. Or do they? What are the secrets hid...



  • Winner of Australia's Book of the Year Award. Set in Australia and written in the form of a diary, this is the tragic story of the effects of divorce and her parents' anger on a young woman's life. "Remarkable...few readers will come away from the po...



  • A book for all people. And all who read it will be changed by the experience.". . . an extraordinary book. . . I would commend it to everybody." Terry Lane, ABC RadioThe Journey is a story of young people in a world so different and yet so like our o...


Complete Series List in Order

The Ellie Chronicles

1) While I Live (Nov-2004)
2) Incurable (2005)
3) Circle of Flight (2006)

Tomorrow

1) Tomorrow, When the War Began (1993)
2) The Dead of Night (Mar-1997)
3) A Killing Frost (May-1998)
4) Darkness, Be My Friend (Apr-1999)
5) Burning for Revenge (Oct-2000)
6) The Night Is For Hunting (Nov-2001)
7) The Other Side of Dawn (Sep-2002)