Sequel to "Wideacre", this historical novel continues the fortunes of the Lacey family. Sensual, gripping and at times mystical, this book sweeps the reader irresistibly into the England of the 1790's and a revolutionary...
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- Author: GREGORY, PhilippaSummary:
- Author: TarchettiSummary:
Piccalo Antologia di pregevoli scrittori italiani. I temi essenziali: l'esplorazione della vita alternativa, l'amore vero che diviene incubo definitivo, l'ossessione che porta alla pazzia.
- Author: Hugo, RichardSummary:
Something terrible has happened at the Soviet nuclear plant at Sokolskoye. To avoid absolute catastrophe, Western technology is needed, but not sanctioned. A group of desperate people join forces in an attempt to smuggle the equipment...
- Author: Mackay, ClaireSummary:
Minerva is accused of cheating and is banned from the school computer-room. It takes the combined talents of her brother "Spiderman" and her friends, for Minerva to devise a scheme to discover who set her up.
- Author: CHAMBERLAIN, LindySummary:
This is Lindy Chamberlain's autobiography in which she recounts her side of the events surrounding the disappearance of her daughter Azaria. She also deals with her subsequent trial and conviction and fight for compensation upon...
- Author: HIGGINS, JackSummary:
In 1982, British spymaster Ferguson learns from a Soviet defector that there is a special KGB agent at work in Ireland. Could this deep-cover agent, code-named `Cuchalain', be the ruthless assassin who has been heightening Catholic...
- Author: Wright, CatherineSummary:
Written for primary school students, this book outlines the camel's ability to survive in the harsh outback of Australia, and describes the explorers who used the camel as a means of transportation in this vast continent.
- Author: Wagner, JennySummary:
Rose lived with her dog, John Brown. "We are all right, John Brown", said Rose. "Just the two of us, you and me." But she reckoned without the mysterious cat, and John Brown realized that things were going to change...
- Author: Ramaya, ShonaSummary:
A novel of an English family who arrive in India in 1905. When the two sons of the family become captivated by an Indian dancer, sinister overtones colour the family's life.
- Author: Brockman, JuliusSummary:
Traces the life of Western Australian pioneer Julius Brockman; his diaries cover his explorations and the establishment of sheep stations in the North, his world travels and the conclusion of his life in 1912.
- Author: Hindley, JudySummary:
Mrs. Malarky, the babysitter, describes her seven cats; how she acquired them and how they all left her for their own reasons.
- Author: Morgan, AlisonSummary:
In the terrible days that follow the Assyrian attack on the Jewish people, Benjamin, grandson of the prophet Isaiah, sets off with other refugees including Adad, a young blind soldier. Were Isaiah's words about "the eyes of...
- Author: Noonan, MichaelSummary:
To escape an unhappy home situation, fourteen-year-old Rod McKenzie, six feet tall and more than eleven stone, enlists in the army during World War Two, claiming to be nineteen.
- Author: Bawden, NinaSummary:
"David's coming", Grandpa said, but when he came, the children discovered some frightening things about him. Even Grandpa was frightened and eventually the children knew why.
- Author: Cleary, BeverlySummary:
Leigh, a sixth grade boy, writes letters to Mr. Henshaw, his favourite author. He begins writing because of a school assignment. Mr. Henshaw writes back and his surprising answers to Leigh's questions change the boy's life.
- Author: Miklowitz, Gloria D.Summary:
Popular high school student Alex has ARC, an AIDS-related complex as a result of blood transfusions received after a car accident. When his secret leaks out the swim team shuns him, he's suspended from school, and the papers...
- Author: Smyth, GwendaSummary:
Mrs. Arbuckle needed a hobby. She had Mr. Arbuckle and the gingernut cat but they didn't fill her life completely. So she and the cat looked in the paper for ideas. And soon afterwards they set off to find just the right hobby......
- Author: Edmonds, LucindaSummary:
Angelic Cheska Marchmont has been a successful and pampered star since the age of four. It is up to Cheska's daughter Alex to discover that her mother is a dangerous liability, and not quite the angel she appears.
- Author: Pausacker, JennySummary:
Kieran borrows his Gran's anti-boredom machine. All of a sudden he can "fast forward" his own life when he gets impatient. After a while Kieran finds he is heading into trouble and tries to escape by pressing the rewind...
- Author: Mellick, Rex.Summary:
A high interest-low vocabulary book, adapted from a story by David Bateson. It tells of the adventures and eventual rescue of a boy and his dog trapped at an isolated homestead by the rising flood waters of the Bellangong River.