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    Australian literature : an anthology of writing from the land down under

    Selections from major voices in Australian literature encompassing short stories, memoirs, novels, and aboriginal writings.

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    The lines we cross

    Abdel-Fattah, Randa, author.

    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 in and getting into college. But the mutual attraction they feel demands that they come to terms with their family's concerns and decide where they stand in the ugly anti-Muslim politics of the time.

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    Does my head look big in this?

    Abdel-Fattah, Randa.

    Year Eleven at an exclusive prep school in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, would be tough enough, but it is further complicated for Amal when she decides to wear the hijab, the Muslim head scarf, full-time as a badge of her faith--without losing her identity or sense of style.

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    The salt letters

    Balint, Christine.

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    Boyd, Maria.

    Seventeen-year-old Will's behavior has been getting him in trouble at his all-boys school in Sydney, Australia, but his latest punishment, playing in the band for a musical production, gives him new insights into his fellow students and helps him cope with an incident he has tried to forget.

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    48 shades of brown

    Earls, Nick, 1963-

    While his parents are in Geneva, sixteen-year-old Dan spends his last year of high school living with his twenty-two-year-old bass-playing aunt, Jacq, and her beautiful friend Naomi, whose active love life is audible through the wall between their bedrooms.

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    Mahalia

    Horniman, Joanne.

    When his girlfriend leaves him and their five-month-old baby, seventeen-year-old Matt struggles to make a life for himself and Mahalia, the daughter he adores.

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    Evil genius

    Jinks, Catherine.

    Child prodigy Cadel Piggot, an antisocial computer hacker, discovers his true identity when he enrolls as a first-year student at an advanced crime academy.

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    Saving Francesca

    Marchetta, Melina, 1965-

    Sixteen-year-old Francesca could use her outspoken mother's help with the problems of being one of a handful of girls at a parochial school that has just turned co-ed, but her mother has suddenly become severely depressed.

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    Darkness, be my friend

    Marsden, John, 1950-

    As survivors of an enemy invasion of their homeland, Ellie and her friends return to Australia as guides for soldiers from New Zealand who plan an attack on the Wirrawee airfield.

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    The dead of night

    Marsden, John, 1950-

    Six determined Australian teenagers try to find their missing friends while continuing to resist the enemies who have invaded their country.

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    A killing frost

    Marsden, John, 1950-

    Ellie and her friends, a small band of teenagers trying to survive in the Australian countryside, continue to resist the enemies who have invaded their country.

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    Tomorrow, when the war began

    Marsden, John, 1950-

    Seven Australian teenagers return from a camping trip in the bush to discover that their country has been invaded and they must hide to stay alive.

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    Feeling sorry for Celia

    Moriarty, Jaclyn.

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    The year of secret assignments

    Moriarty, Jaclyn.

    Three female students from Ashbury High write to three male students from rival Brookfield High as part of a pen pal program, leading to romance, humiliation, revenge plots, and war between the schools.

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    Jasper Jones : a novel

    Silvey, Craig, 1982-

    In small-town Australia, teens Jasper and Charlie form an unlikely friendship when one asks the other to help him cover up a murder until they can prove who is responsible.

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    Win

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    Reef of death

    Zindel, Paul.

    While helping a beautiful Aboriginal girl search for her people's missing treasure near the Great Barrier Reef, seventeen-year-old PC finds himself fighting an evil scientist and a deadly underwater monster.

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    Pie in the Sky

    Lai, Remy.

    Knowing very little English, eleven-year-old Jingwen feels like an alien when his family immigrates to Australia, but copes with loneliness and the loss of his father by baking elaborate cakes.

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    The magic pudding

    Lindsay, Norman, 1879-1969.

    Bunyip Bluegum, an adventurous Australian koala bear, meets up with a sailor, a penguin, and their magic pudding, which is in constant danger of being stolen.

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    Bob

    Mass, Wendy, 1967-

    Visiting her grandmother in Australia, Livy, ten, is reminded of the promise she made five years before to Bob, a strange, green creature who cannot recall who or what he is.

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    Dingoes at dinnertime / #20

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

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

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    Thea Stilton and the mountain of fire

    Thea's friends the Thea Sisters travel to Australia where the investigate why the sheep at Nicky's family's ranch are losing their wool.

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    Mirror

    Baker, Jeannie.

    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.

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    Possum magic

    Fox, Mem, 1946-

    When Grandma Poss's magic turns Hush invisible, the two possums take a culinary tour of Australia to find the food that will make her visible once more.

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    Are we there yet? : a journey around Australia

    Lester, Alison.

    Grace and her family travel around Australia in a camper.

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    So much to tell you

    Marsden, John, 1950-

    Sent to a hospital by her mother, Marina, a disfigured Australian girl who refuses to speak, reveals her thoughts and feelings in a diary.

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