Welcome to our Library Blog 2018.
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Matiu Douglas has promised to help the storyteller's daughter, but there are a few problems.... The daughter is dead - she's been petrified in stone for centuries. And she;s no longer human.... she's a taniwha.
Kasta has been able to kill a man with her bare hands since she was 18 - she's a Graceling, one of the rare people in her land born with an extreme skill. Niece to the king she is forced to work as the king thug. Then she meets Prince Po, Graced wit combat skills. She never expects to become Po's friend. she never expects to learn a new truth about her own Grace-or about a terrible secret that lies hidden far away.......
It's and ordinary Saturday night for the teens working at Burger Heaven - until guns are drawn and threats are made. Joe has never even gotten so much as an after-school detention. so how is it that this saturday night, he's at Burger King waving a loaded gun, yelling at the employee's to get down on the floor NOW....
17 year old Jenna has just awoken from a year-long coma - so she's been told - and is still recovering from the terrible accident that caused it. No one in her family will talk about the accident, and she is becoming more and more curious. What happened to Jenna Fox? And who is she, really?
It's the 1930s Depression, and Maggie's growing up without a mother in the little Waikato dairying town ship of Wahoroa. Maggie is mischievous - she torments the boy down the road, sets fire to the dunny, helps with half the district to build a haystack and along the way makes new friends and receives kindness and help in learning what a girl needs to know.
It was difficult for Ginny at first, but her senior year is finally starting to feel kind of normal. That is, until she see's him - the most beautiful mystery boy in her English class. His name is Smitty Tibbs, but everyone calls him The Alien.....
An American Library association Best Book for Young Adults.
High school is hell. Corey is overweight and shy. He spends all time playing Counter-
Strike on the computer, when his mum gives him an ultimatum - join a school sports team or broadband will be cancelled. Corey thinks orienteering is the easy answer to this, but when he joins, he finds out the hard way its not.
At 12 years old, Tin is the youngest animal handler in his village. He spends his days looking after his elephant, lady, and dreams of being an elephant trainer when he grows up. But the world around Tin is changing dramatically by the events of the Vietnam war. When his village is attacked, and Tin is suddenly held hostage, he has to harness all his courage to escape and save not only his own life, but his elephant's too
This is the story of Precious Jones, a 16 yr old illiterate black girl who has never been out of Harlem. She is pregnant by her own father for the second time, and kicked out of school when that pregnancy become obvious. Placed in an alternative teaching programme, she learns to read and write. This is her diary...
This is the story of Amelia and Riley. they're the bad kids from the bad crowd at Brookfield High, and they've just transferred to Ashby. Brilliant, mysterious and probably evil, they have the rich kids at Ashbury spellbound. This is the story of ghosts and secrets, of passion, locked doors and femme fatales; of final-year-of high school tension and intrigue
13 yr old Jackson is on a robotics scholarship at a high-tech university, when a explosion at the nuclear reactor on campus changes everything. Jackson is highly suspicious - the attack bears the hallmark of maniacal dot.com billionaire Devlin Lear and his robots - but Devlin Lear is dead, or is he?