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The Messenger Bird

By Ruth Eastham - Published 2012

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/CrimeThriller

his is a race-against-time mystery story in which three children have only a few days to solve a series of complex clues. It’...Read Review

The Girl in the Mask

By Marie-Louise Jensen - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Sophia is an intelligent, energetic girl who reads Aphra Behn’s plays, rides horses and is a crack shot. She also has a ...Read Review

The Midnight Zoo

By Sonya Hartnett - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In an unnamed East European country, during World War II, two young Roma brothers wander through a devastated landscape, looking for food and ...Read Review

Sigrun’s Secret

By Marie-Louise Jensen - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Sigrun has grown up happy in the belief that she knows all about her parents, Bjorn and Thora, and how they came ...Read Review

The Double Life of Cora Parry

By Angela McAllister - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

When orphan Cora’s brutal guardian dies, she imagines she will be free to do whatever she wants. Instead, she finds she is ...Read Review

Prisoner of the Inquisition

By Theresa Breslin - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 15th-century Spain at the height of the Inquisition, this novel skilfully weaves a complex plot of punishment, death and betrayal with ...Read Review

The Sacred Scarab

By Gill Harvey - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

  This story is one of a series set in Ancient Egypt at the time of the New Kingdom. Hopi and Isis, brother ...Read Review

The Crowfield Curse

By Pat Walsh - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasyMystery/Crime

This is a fantasy with an unusually realistic medieval setting. Will, an orphan who works as a servant at the abbey, is gifted ...Read Review

A World Away

By Pauline Francis - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in the 1580s in England and Virginia, this is the love story of Nadie, a Native American girl from Secota, near Roanoke, ...Read Review

The Night of the Burning

By Linda Press Wulf - Published 2008

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This novel tells the true story of Devorah and Nechama Lehrman, the only survivors of a massacre of the Jews in their Polish ...Read Review