Book List:13 titles
  • All in the Blue Unclouded Weather begins the story of the Melling sisters, four girls growing up in an Australian country town in the post war years. Vivienne is the youngest, always the last to wear the hand-me-down clothesafter Grace and Heather a...


  • The Melling sisters and their mother are preparing for a wedding. Cathy is to be bridesmaid and her dress is a thing of awe and beauty, but not in Cathy's eyesshe hates the idea of being a bridesmaid. Vivienne would love to wear it, and perhaps she ...


  • When the ever-enthusiastic and high-spirited Penny Pollard accompanies her friend Alistair and his mum (a long-suffering chaperone) on a tour of the United Kingdom, the results are hilariously unpredictable. Penny proves herself to be a very busy and...


  • Winner of the CBCA Book of the Year 1990 and the Human Rights Award for Literature 1989. Seymour is lonely and on the run from a gang of kids when he meets Angie―much older, confident, cool, and alluring. Seymour is captivated. But Angie has a secr...


  • While living with her old-fashioned great-aunts in a small Australian town, twelve-year-old Sarah makes an unlikely friend, learns something about the amazing Piriel Starr, and breaks the habit of a lifetime....


  • “A writer who relishes the drama of everyday life.”―Guardian The Melling family has moved to the city, leaving Dad behind. Money is tight, finding a place to live is difficult, and the girls are coming to terms with the freedoms and limitation...




  • Stories deal with a grandmother who is visited by someone who claims to be the reincarnation of her sister, a group of boarding-school students who unmercifully torment an unpopular classmate, a boy imprisoned in a soundproof room for sixteen years b...






  • Avowed enemies Mary-Anna and Sandra, whose mothers are best friends, find their relationship transformed during an outing to the city, when the two girls are separated from the adults and they must depend on each other for safety...


  • Robin Klein's novel for older children is about three young teenage girls who spend an unsupervised weekend in a ramshackle old house in the country, which was the scene of a murder many years before and is supposedly haunted....


  • A classic story of friendship and jealousy from a beloved Australian author.Erica has always believed herself to be the star of her sixth grade class. But then Alison Ashley shows up, and right from the start, seems to threaten Erica's position. Can ...


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