Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:My New Zealand Story
Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

Like many 13-year-old girls, Sofia’s main worries are how to get some groovy go-go boots, and how not to die of embarrassment giving a speech at school! But when her older brother starts talking about protests and overstayers, and how Pacific Islanders ar... read more

“You're having an amazing family holiday, one where everyone is there and all 18 of you are squeezed into one house. All of sudden it's 4 o'clock in the morning and there's banging and yelling and screaming. The police are in the house pulling people out of bed... read more

Dawn Raid (My New Zealand Story)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction  Short-listed for Queensland Literary Awards 2017 (Australia) and Griffith University Children's Book Award 2018 (Australia).

Sometimes bees get too big to be up in the branches, sometimes they fall and break their bones. This week both happened and Foreman said, 'Tomorrow we'll find two new bees.'
Peony lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city. In a world where real ... read more

Life is “super-cherries” for 9-year-old Peony who lives with her sister and grandfather on a fruit farm outside the city. In a world where climate change has made real bees extinct, the quickest and bravest kids climb the fruit trees and pollinate the flowers by hand. Peony loves ... read more

How to Bee
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Copyright Licensing NZ Award for Young Adult Fiction 

A thief, a spy and a steampunk showdown at Traitor's Gate!
Discovered picking pockets at Coxford's Corn Market, fourteen year old Sin is hunted across the city. Caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons, Sin is offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Cov... read more

Discovered picking pockets at Coxford’s Corn Market, 14-year-old Sin is caught by the enigmatic Eldritch Moons and offered a way out of his life of crime: join the Covert Operations Group (COG) and train to become a spy. At Lenheim Palace Sin learns spy craft while ... read more

The Traitor and the Thief
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Master storyteller David Hill traces the fortunes of two New Zealand families over seven generations, through wars, depressions, disasters, protest and social change in this exciting novel for intermediate readers.

PUBLICATION MAY 2018

Finding
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

Michael is on a mission. After a run-in with his sworn enemy, Angus, Michaels brilliant payback plan BACKFIRES. Now hes in the school productionas a treehis WORST NIGHTMARE! When Michael discovers a twisted KIDNAP PLOT, his troubles soon multiply. Its obvious th... read more

PUBLICATION OCTOBER 2017

How Not to Stop a Kidnap Plot
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Reading Level:9+
Awards:Shortlisted for the 2018 NZ Children's Book Awards - Wright Family Foundation Esther Glen Award for Junior Fiction 

A dramatic and emotional story about one girl's determination to stand by her beloved animals - and her refusal to give up, even in the face of impossible odds.
When a devastating earthquake hits Evie's hometown of Parnassus on New Zealand's South Island, she an... read more

Twelve-year-old Evie has been having a rough time since her dad became sick with cancer and she is convinced she can control fate if she follows certain compulsive rituals. When a devastating earthquake destroys her home in Parnassus, her mother is injured and flown t... read more

The Thunderbolt Pony (HB)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Viola Vincent

A chance meeting with Theo and his dog Mac alerts Caitlin to a puppy farm operating in her community. Through her alter ego Viola Vincent, and with the help of reporter friend Megan, Caitlin embarks on a mission to expose the cruel trade and rescue Sissy, a b... read more

Underdog (Viola Vincent Reporting)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Astrid thinks she is imagining the quiet boy who appears in her room in the middle of the night. He's called Tamati and lives in New Zealand. Astrid lives in Sweden. What's he doing here? And why does he keep turning up? Tamati tells Astrid they are time twins - children born at t... read more

Time Twins
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Charlie

It begins with an interrupted story.Then, a mysterious box that speaks and sings.Add unusually unusual teachers, incredible lurking from the Lurker, an insect orchestra and a bungling burglar and it's up to Charlie and Hils to save three innocent bugs from the forces of evil.

PUBLICATION JULY 2017

Charlie and the Karaoke Cockroaches (Charlie #2)
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Category:

 NZ Middle Fiction

12 yr old Olly is fascinated in all things unexplained, from Bigfoot to hauntings to the Loch Ness Monster. His mates used to share his curiosity but now they say that stuff is for little kids. Olly keeps his wonder to himself - until he has a chance meeting with the town (so-called)... read more

Between
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 NZ Middle Fiction

Series:Kiwis at War

Four Christmases have passed since the world went to war in 1914. Struggling to survive in the trenches, close to enemy lines, amid the terror of gunfire and the whine of warplanes, Kiwi soldier Henry Hunt rescues a shaken little dog. He has no idea he'll s... read more

PUBLICATION MARCH 2018

1918: Broken Poppies (Kiwis at War #5)
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Can I use your computer, Millie?’ I said. ‘Just for a sec. Ours is stuffed.’ I typed in ‘Snails, Spells and Snazzlepops’ like I’d seen in the library. The green screen began pulsating again as the witch sailed around the page.... read more

Snails, Spells and Snazzlepops
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