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Picture Book

Little Wing by Katherine Battersby (2016)

A Quiet Girl by Peter Carnavas (2019)

Time for Bed, Daddy by Dave Hackett (2015)

A Curry for Murray by Kate Hunter and Lucia Masciullo (2015)

My Dad is a Dragon by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2019)

My Mum is a Magician by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2018)

My Nanna is a Ninja by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2014)

My Pop is a Pirate by Damon Young and Peter Carnavas (2015)

My Sister is a Superhero by Damon Young & Peter Carnavas (2016)

Sylvia by Christine Sharp (2014)

Here in the Garden by Briony Stewart (2014)

Xander's Panda Party by Linda Sue Park and Matt Phelan (2013)

It Wasn't Me! by Belinda Jeffrey (2013)

Bea by Christine Sharp (2013)

The Red Wheelbarrow by Briony Stewart (2012)

Squish Rabbit by Katherine Battersby (2011, 2nd ed 2014)

Brave Squish Rabbit by Katherine Battersby (2012)

Squish Rabbit's Pet by Katherine Battersby (2019)

Schumann the Shoeman by John Danalis and Stella Danalis (2009, 2nd ed 2012)

The Third Gift by Linda Sue Park and Bagram Ibatoulline (2011)

Tobias Blow by Zacharey Jane and Rosalie Street (2011)

The Flying Orchestra by Clare McFadden (2010)

Bertha and Bear by Christine Sharp (2017)

Teaching the Teacher by Joan van Loon and Chantal Stewart (2008)

No Place for an Octopus by Claire Zorn (2019)

Younger Reader

Kelsey and the Quest of the Porcelain Doll by Rosanne Hawke (2014)

Spud & Charli by Samantha Wheeler (2014)

Smooch & Rose by Samantha Wheeler (2013)

Chook Chook: Saving the Farm by Wai Chim (2014)

Chook Chook: Little and Lo in the City by Wai Chim (2013)

Chook Chook: Mei's Secret Pets by Wai Chim (2012)

My Dog Doesn't Like Me by Elizabeth Fensham (2014)

Matty and Bill for Keeps by Elizabeth Fensham (2012)

Bill Rules by Elizabeth Fensham (2010)

Matty Forever by Elizabeth Fensham (2009)

Snowidea by Pat Flynn (2008)

The Toilet Kid by Pat Flynn (2009)

The Trophy Kid by Pat Flynn (2010)

Pookie Aleera is Not My Boyfriend by Steven Herrick (2012)

Untangling Spaghetti by Steven Herrick (2009)

Rhyming Boy by Steven Herrick (2008)

Adventures of a Late Night Swearer by Nette Hilton (2008)

Swashbuckler by James Moloney (2nd ed 2011)

Buzzard Breath and Brains by James Moloney (2011)

Home to Mother by Doris Pilkington (2006)

Batty Business by Toni Risson (2008)

Kumiko and the Shadow Catchers by Briony Stewart (2011)

Kumiko and the Dragon's Secret by Briony Stewart (2010)

Kumiko and the Dragon by Briony Stewart (2007)

100 Ways to Fly by Michelle Taylor

Middle Reader

Bully on the Bus by Kathryn Apel (2014)

On Track by Kathryn Apel (2015)

Galactic Adventures: First Kids in Space by Tristan Bancks (2011)

Rain May and Captain Daniel by Catherine Bateson (2002)

Pirate X by Sherryl Clark (2011)

One Perfect Pirouette by Sherryl Clark (2010)

Tracey Binns is Lost by Sherryl Clark (2009)

Tracey Binns is Trouble by Sherryl Clark (2008)

Word Hunters: War of the Word Hunters by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (2013)

Word Hunters: The Lost Hunters by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (2013)

Word Hunters: The Curious Dictionary by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne (2012)

Don't Kiss Girls and other silly stories by Pat Flynn (2014)

My Totally Awesome Story by Pat Flynn and Peter Carnavas (2012)

The Little Wave by Pip Harry (2019)

Taj and the Great Camel Trek by Rosanne Hawke (2011)

Killer Ute by Rosanne Hawke (2nd ed, 2013)

Sailmaker by Rosanne Hawke (2nd ed, 2013)

The Keeper by Rosanne Hawke (2nd ed, 2013)

The Leopard Princess by Rosanne Hawke (2016)

Daughter of Nomads by Rosanne Hawke (2016)

Bleakboy and Hunter Stand Out in the Rain by Steven Herrick (2014)

The Simple Gift by Steven Herrick (2nd ed 2014)

Mosquito Advertising: The Crunch Campaign by Kate Hunter (2012)

Mosquito Advertising: The Blade Brief by Kate Hunter (2011)

Mosquito Advertising: The Parfizz Pitch by Kate Hunter (2010)

Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai (2012)

A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park (2011)

When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park (2013)

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park (2012)

Edsel Grizzler: Ghostly Shadows by James Roy (2011)

Edsel Grizzler: Rescue Mission by James Roy (2010)

Edsel Grizzler: Voyage to Verdada by James Roy (2009)

Stay Well Soon by Penny Tangey (2013)

100 Ways to Fly by Michelle Taylor (2019)

Sensitive by Allayne Webster (2019)

The Secrets We Keep by Nova Weetman (2016)

Sick Bay by Nova Weetman (2019)

Mister Cassowary by Samantha Wheeler (2015)

Wombat Warriors by Samantha Wheeler (2017)

Turtle Trackers by Samantha Wheeler (2018)

Everything I've Never Said by Samantha Wheeler (2018)

Young Adult

The Airdancer of Glass by Catherine Bateson (2004)

A Dangerous Girl by Catherine Bateson (2000)

His Name in Fire by Catherine Bateson (2006)

Millie and the Night Heron by Catherine Bateson (2005)

Painted Love Letters by Catherine Bateson (2002)

Sandy Feet by Nikki Buick (2014)

The Man in the Water by David Burton (2019)

Loku and the Shark Attack by Deborah Carlyon (2006)

Just a Girl by Jane Caro (2011)

Just a Queen by Jane Caro (2015)

Bloody Liggie by Ken Catran (2003)

Daredevils by Bill Condon (2007)

Word Hunters: Top Secret Files by Nick Earls and Terry Whidborne

After January by Nick Earls (2010)

Fireshadow by Anthony Eaton (2nd ed 2013)

A New Kind of Dreaming by Anthony Eaton (2012)

Silver People by Margarita Engle (2014)

Goodbye Jamie Boyd by Elizabeth Fensham (2008)

Miss McAllister's Ghost by Elizabeth Fensham (2008)

The Invisible Hero by Elizabeth Fensham (2011)

The Line Formation by Pat Flynn (2006)

Ghost Bird by Lisa Fuller (2019)

I'll Tell You Mine by Pip Harry (2012)

Head of the River by Pip Harry (2014)

The Messenger Bird by Rosanne Hawke (2012)

Another Night in Mullet Town by Steven Herrick (2016)

The Bogan Mondrian by Steven Herrick (2018)

Brown Skin Blue by Belinda Jeffrey (2009)

Big River, Little Fish by Belinda Jeffrey (2010)

One Long Thread by Belinda Jeffrey (2012)

Cry Blue Murder by Kim Kane and Marion Roberts (2013)

Becoming Aurora by Elizabeth Kasmer (2016)

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour (2019)

The Spare Room by Kathryn Lomer (2004)

What Now Tilda B? by Kathryn Lomer (2010)

Talk Under Water by Kathryn Lomer (2015)

Bronco, Fi, Maddie and Me by Pauline Luke (2007)

Hexenhaus by Nikki McWatters (2016)

Liberty by Nikki McWatters (2018)

Saga by Nikki McWatters (2019)

Angela by James Moloney (2009)

A Bridge to Wiseman's Cove by James Moloney (2007)

Dougy by James Moloney (2nd ed 2009)

Gracey by James Moloney (2009)

Touch Me by James Moloney (2007)

A Boat for Bridget by James Roy (2001)

The 'S' Word by James Roy (2006)

Town by James Roy (2007)

City by James Roy (2012)

Find Your Tribe by Rebecca Sparrow (2010)

Find Your Feet by Rebecca Sparrow (2013)

Ask Me Anything by Rebecca Sparrow (2015)

Clara in Washington by Penny Tangey (2011)

Loving Richard Feynman by Penny Tangey (2009)

High Hopes on Sea by Jenny Wagner (2005)

At Seventeen by Celeste Walters (2008)

Deception by Celeste Walters (2005)

Everything Is Changed by Nova Weetman (2016)

The Haunting of Lily Frost by Nova Weetman (2014)

Frankie and Joely by Nova Weetman (2015)

The Sky So Heavy by Claire Zorn (2013)

The Protected by Claire Zorn (2014)

One Would Think the Deep by Claire Zorn (2016)

Senior Secondary Fiction

Omega Park by Amy Barker (2009)

Home by Larissa Behrendt (2009)

Anatomy of Wings by Karen Foxlee (2009)

Senior Secondary non- fiction

Einstein's Heroes by Robyn Arianrhod (2003)

Made in Queensland by Ross Fitzgerald, Lyndon Megarrity and David Symons (2009)

Graphic Novels

Zenobia by Martin Dürr and Lars Horneman (2018)



100 Ways to Fly by Michelle Taylor


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