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Thomson, Sarah L.

Summary: During the fire season in Australia, a wombat allows its underground shelter to become a place of refuge for other vulnerable animals in need. Discusses Australia's devastating 2019-2020 fire season, in which many animals lost their lives or their habitats.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE THO

Teagan, Erin

Summary: Kira teams up with Evie, a student at the animal sanctuary to track down the paradise parrot--a bird thought to be extinct--and prove that it still exists. While they're trying to observe the elusive bird, bushfires threaten to wipe out the sanctuary and the parrot's habitat. There's no choice but to evacuate all the animals, which is a huge task even without trying to track down a missing baby...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl Publishing 2021

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC AG TEA

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

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

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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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Mirren, Lilly

Summary: "Each at the Waratah Inn for Christmas, both Elizabeth Cranwell and Robert Patch have a much different--and much happier--holiday than they originally expected."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Black Lab Press 2019

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Morton, Kate

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2009

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 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

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

Clark, Georgia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A messy, loud Australian family and an aloof, snobby American family who have nothing in common except the marriage of their daughters are stuck for six weeks on a tropical island off Queensland when a nearby volcano erupts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Emily Bestler Books/Atria 2022

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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

Dalton, Trent

Summary: "Darwin, 1942. As Japanese bombs rain down on her hometown, newly orphaned Molly Hook looks to the skies and runs for her life. Inside a duffel bag, she carries a stone heart and a map that will lead her to Longcoat Bob, the deep-country sorcerer whom shebelieves cursed her family. Accompanying her are the most unlikely traveling companions: Greta, a razor-tongued actress, and Yukio, a Japanese...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DAL

Kline, Christina Baker

Summary: Seduced by her employer's son, Evangeline, a naïve young governess in early nineteenth-century London, is discharged when her pregnancy is discovered and sent to the notorious Newgate Prison. After months in the fetid, overcrowded jail, she learns she is sentenced to "the land beyond the seas," Van Diemen's Land, a penal colony in Australia. Though uncertain of what awaits, Evangeline knows one...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLI

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC KLI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KLI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: Fiction Kline 2020

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 Non-fiction, Call number: FIC COL

Treml, Renée

Summary: Who knows blue? Roo knows blue! But does Roo know other colours too? Sing along with Roo and Possum as they practise their colours.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TRE

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

Lien, Tracey

Summary: A young Vietnamese-Australian woman returns home to her family in the wake of her brother's murder and becomes determined to discover what happened in this exploration of the bonds of friendship, family, and community.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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1 available in Audiobook Display, Call number: MP3CD FIC LIE

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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Lien, Tracey

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Summary: A deeply moving and unflinching debut following a young Vietnamese-Australian woman who returns home to her family in the wake of her brother's shocking murder, determined to discover what happened--a dramatic exploration of the intricate bonds and obligations of friendship, family, and community. Just let him go. These are the words Ky Tran will forever regret. The words she spoke when her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

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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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M TEM

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)

1 hold 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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2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: M HAR

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: MYSTERY HAR

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

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