New Books July 2011 – Primary

Grace and Glory by Sofie Laguna

It’s 1808 and Grace has arrived at a bark hut on the edge of a river to start her life as a servant.  But even though she tries hard, nothing she does for her new master ever seems right – especially if it involves Glory, his beloved horse.  When her master goes away and leaves her in charge, will Grace know how to save her mistress from danger?

Join Grace again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a convict girl who is given a second chance.

Rose’s Challenge by Sherryl Clark

It’s 1900 and Rose’s world is changing.  At last she can go to a proper school where she makes a best friend, learns more than just embroidery and even gets to play in a proper cricket match.  But at home, Mother is dangerously ill, Father is worried about Federation, and Aunt Alice is getting in more trouble than ever . . .

Join Rose again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a Federation girl who’s determined to do things her way!

Poppy and the Thief by Gabrielle Wang

It’s 1864 and Poppy is on the road again, heading to the town of Wahgunyah.  On the way she meets a stranger who seems to know something about her past, and her special letter with the red tiger seal.  But the more time she spends with this boy, the more difficult he becomes.  Should Poppy trust him?

Join Poppy again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a Gold Rush girl who dreams of a better life.

Letty on the Land by Alison Lloyd

It’s1841 and if Letty wants to keep her job she must travel with her mistress to a sheep farm in the Blue Mountains, leaving her sister Lavinia behind in Sydney.  Letty has heard that the bush is a wild place, full of strange beasts and dangers, not to mention the bushrangers who hide out in it.  And as Letty soon learns, life on the land has plenty of challenges . . .

Join Letty again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a free-settler girl and her new life in a far-off land.

Dolphin Rescue by Justin D’Ath

A BLACK-TIPPED FIN WENT GLIDING PAST . . . THEN ANOTHER . . . THE NEXT ONE WAS EVEN CLOSER.

There’s no rest for Mission Fox – not even when they’re on holiday! Off the coast of Reef Island, Harry and Jordan spot a baby dolphin in trouble. But is Mission Fox a match for a ring of hungry sharks?

IT LOOKS LIKE THEIR SCARIEST MISSION YET . . .

Shark Wars by E.J. Altbacker

One legend. A thousand shivers. Only one shark will rule the ocean.

Since the dawn of time, shark clans called Shivers have ruled over the earth’s oceans, protectors of all who swim. For eons, the Big Blue has prospered under Shiver Law, and the delicate balance of sea life kept sacred. Until now.

With the ocean on the brink of chaos, a young reef shark named Gray – exiled from the safety of his peaceful reef home – must venture deep into Open Water to unlock the secrets of his destiny…

The next great boys’ adventure series – save your friends, rule the ocean.

Visit www.sharkwarsseries.com for more Shark Wars

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