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Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Summary: Michael's parents are leaders of a new anti-immigrant political party called Aussie Values which is trying to halt the flood of refugees from the Middle East; Mina fled Afghanistan with her family ten years ago, and just wants to concentrate on fitting inand getting into college--but the mutual attraction they feel demands that they come to terms with their family's concerns and decide where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ABD

Patterson, James

Summary: Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. But Harry's outburst at her brother's trial earns her a reassignment, to the outback. With no choice but to leave Sam's case alone, she relocates to Last Chance Valley,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Pat

Pung, Alice

Summary: In Australia, Lucy tries to balance her life at home surrounded by her Chinese immigrant family, with her life at a pretentious private school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC PUN

Morgan, Marlo.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Perennial 2004

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOR

Stevenson, Robin

Summary: Jayden ends up in the unforgiving Australian outback, fighting for his life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA FOREIGN SPANISH STE

Morton, Kate

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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Disher, Garry.

Summary: Drugging his former police officer girlfriend and fleeing with a cache of stolen gems he subsequently discovers are fakes, enduring thief Wyatt begrudgingly joins forces with his estranged nephew to engineer a complicated heist.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Soho Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DIS

Morrissey, Di.

Summary: At twenty-one, Queenie Hanlon has the world at her feet and the love of handsome bushman TR Hamilton. Beautiful, wealthy and intelligent, she is the only daughter of Tingulla Station, the famed outback property in the wilds of Queensland. At twenty-two, her life lies in ruins. A series of disasters has robbed her of everything she has ever loved. Everything except Tingulla--her ancestral home...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Bolinda Audio 2012

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC MOR

O'Reilly, P. A. (Paddy A.)

Summary: Single mother Loretta Boskovic campaigns to save the local school and it soon becomes clear that more than the school is in trouble.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Washington Square Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ORE

Coleman, Claire G.

Summary: "Terra Nullius (def): land belonging to no one; no man's land. 'Jacky was running. There was no thought in his head, only an intense drive to run. There was no sense he was getting anywhere, no plan, no destination, no future. All he had was a sense of what was behind, what he was running from. Jacky was running.' The Natives of the Colony are restless. The Settlers are eager to bring peace to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Small Beer Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Patterson, James

5 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "The blistering new novel in James Patterson's no. 1 bestselling series set in Australia. Detective Harriet Blue is in prison. For murder. But now Deputy Police Commissioner Joe Woods is offering her a 'get out of jail free' card. His daughter Tonya and her two-year-old child are missing and he needs Harry's expertise - and willingness to go outside the law - to find them, fast. So Harry walks...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Century, an imprint of Penguin Random House Australia 2019

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Kwaymullina, Ambelin

Summary: The ghost of a girl who recently died in an accident makes contact with her grieving father to help solve a mystery in a remote Australian town, where a girl who speaks entirely in riddles is the only witness to a fatal fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC KWA

Moyes, Jojo

Summary: "From the New York Times bestselling author of Me Before You and One Plus One, in an earlier work available in the U.S. for the first time, a surprising and moving romance set in an old-fashioned seaside town on the verge of unwelcome change Liza McCullen will never fully escape her past. But the unspoiled beaches and tight-knit community of Silver Bay offer the freedom and safety she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MOY

Keneally, Thomas.

Summary: "Based on true events, this beautifully rendered novel from the author of Schindler's List and The Daughters of Mars brilliantly explores a World War II prison camp, where Japanese prisoners resolve to take drastic action to wipe away their shame. Alice is a young woman living on her father-in-law's farm on the edge of an Australian country town, while her husband is held prisoner in Europe....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Harper, Jane (Jane Elizabeth)

2 holds on 4 copies

Summary: "A small town hides big secrets in The Dry. After getting a note demanding his presence, Federal Agent Aaron Falk arrives in his hometown for the first time in decades to attend the funeral of his best friend, Luke. Twenty years ago when Falk was accused of murder, Luke was his alibi. Falk and his father fled under a cloud of suspicion, saved from prosecution only because of Luke's steadfast...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Flatiron Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M HAR

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYSTERY HAR

Temple, Peter

Summary: Shaken by a scrape with death, big-city detective Joe Cashin is posted away from the Homicide Squad to a quiet town on the South Australian coast where he grew up. Carrying physical scars and not a little guilt, he spends his time playing the country cop, walking his dogs, and thinking about how it all was before. When a prominent local is attacked and left for dead in his own home, Cashin is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2007

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Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: When she tries to go on summer holiday, Phryne Fisher discovers that the Johnsons, who were supposed to be at the vacation home, are nowhere in sight, beginning a mystery that involves smugglers, pirate treasure, and the mysterious Madame Selavey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Keneally, Thomas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KEN

Baker, Jeannie.

Summary: In Sydney, Australia, and in Morocco, two boys and their families have a day of shopping. Readers are invited to compare illustrations in two wordless stories that are intended to be read one from left to right and the other from right to left.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAK

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE BAK

Gunn, Robin Jones

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Multnomah Publishers 2005

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Greenwood, Kerry.

Summary: When a series of blond, pregnant teens go missing from the Magdalene Laundry in 1929 Melbourne and a pushy woman reporter disappears while investigating, Phryne and Dot uncover a dark plot involving piracy, convents, and creepy cellars.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Poisoned Pen Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRE

Napoli, Donna Jo

Summary: While drawing pictures of the animals she sees on her trip to Australia, a young girl named Ally meets Pauline, an aborigine woman and fellow artist, from whom Ally learns that art is not always created with just paper and paints, and that mistakes are actually happy accidents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Children's Books 2009

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE NAP

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie away to Australia where they must save some animals from a wildfire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2000

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in J Series, Call number: J FIC OSB

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Series Osborne 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Paperback - Blue, Call number: JBR BLUE OSB

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED OSB

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JFIC OSB

Patterson, James

Summary: "Sam Blue stands accused of the brutal murders of three young students, their bodies dumped near the Georges River. Only one person believes he is innocent: his sister, Detective Harriet Blue. And she's determined to prove it. But Harry's outburst at her brother's trial earns her a reassignment-- to the outback. With no choice but to leave Sam's case alone, she relocates to Last Chance Valley,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC PAT

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: M PAT

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