Spydus Search Results - Good Reads for Good Readers https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?QRY=SVL(GOODREADSFORGOODREADERS)&QRYTEXT=Good%20Reads%20for%20Good%20Readers&SETLVL=SET&CF=BIB&SORTS=DTE.DATE1.DESC&NRECS=20 Spydus Search Results en © Civica Pty Ltd. All rights reserved. Storm boy : the illustrated story / Colin Thiele ; illustrators: Jenni Goodman, Andrew Davies. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=350208&CF=BIB Storm Boy saves the life of Mr Percival, and in return the pelican helps Storm Boy's father with his fishing and joins in the rescue of a shipwrecked crew. The boy and the pelican prove friends to the end. Storm Boy saves the life of Mr Percival, and in return the pelican helps Storm Boy's father with his fishing and joins in the rescue of a shipwrecked crew. The boy and the pelican prove friends to the end.<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Thiele, Colin, 1920-2006<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>London, UK : New Holland Publishers, 2018.<br />79 pages : colour illustrations ; 22 cm.<br /><br />Beaumaris Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J THI - Onloan - Due: 24 Oct 2022 - 009908726<br /> Welcome to nowhere / Elizabeth Laird ; [illustrated by Lucy Eldridge]. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=292659&CF=BIB Twelve-year-old Omar and his brothers and sisters were born and raised in the beautiful and bustling city of Bosra, Syria. Omar doesn't care about politics - all he wants is to grow up to become a successful businessman who will take the world by storm. But when his clever older brother, Musa, gets mixed up with some young political activists, everything changes . . . Before long, bombs are falling, people are dying, and Omar and his family have no choice but to flee their home with only what they can carry. Yet no matter how far they run, the shadow of war follows them - until they have no other choice than to attempt the dangerous journey to escape their homeland altogether. But where do you go when you can't go home? Twelve-year-old Omar and his brothers and sisters were born and raised in the beautiful and bustling city of Bosra, Syria. Omar doesn't care about politics - all he wants is to grow up to become a successful businessman who will take the world by storm. But when his clever older brother, Musa, gets mixed up with some young political activists, everything changes . . . Before long, bombs are falling, people are dying, and Omar and his family have no choice but to flee their home with only what they can carry. Yet no matter how far they run, the shadow of war follows them - until they have no other choice than to attempt the dangerous journey to escape their homeland altogether. But where do you go when you can't go home?<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Laird, Elizabeth<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>London : Macmillan Children's Books, 2017.<br />329 pages : 20 cm.<br /><br />Beaumaris Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J LAI - Available - 009339315<br /> Simon Thorn and the wolf's den / Aimée Carter. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=264329&CF=BIB Simon Thorn can talk to animals. But he's spent most of his life hiding this incredible secret. After all, who would understand? Simon Thorn can talk to animals. But he's spent most of his life hiding this incredible secret. After all, who would understand?<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Carter, Aimee 1986<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>London : Bloomsbury, 2016.<br />306 pages ; 20 cm.<br />Simon Thorn ; 1<br /><br />Sandringham Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J CAR - Available - 008970106<br /> Star of Deltora. Shadows of the master [Paperback] / Emily Rodda. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=257763&CF=BIB Britta of Del wants nothing less than to be the new Apprentice Trader of the Rosalyn fleet. Family and friends and even the terrible secret of her parentage will not stop her. But how can she succeed when her true identity must surely be guessed by Trader Mab, who knew her father, and the crew of the Star of Deltora? Relying on no more than her wits and the kind acts of friends she makes along the way, Britta is drawn closer and closer to her terrible destiny. Britta of Del wants nothing less than to be the new Apprentice Trader of the Rosalyn fleet. Family and friends and even the terrible secret of her parentage will not stop her. But how can she succeed when her true identity must surely be guessed by Trader Mab, who knew her father, and the crew of the Star of Deltora? Relying on no more than her wits and the kind acts of friends she makes along the way, Britta is drawn closer and closer to her terrible destiny.<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Rodda, Emily, 1948-*<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>Parkside, S. Aust. : Omnibus, 2015.<br />170 pages ; 20 cm.<br />Star of Deltora ; 1<br />Premiers' Reading Challenge Years 5 and 6<br />Premiers' Reading Challenge Years 7 and 8<br /><br />Brighton Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J ROD - Available - 008868458<br />Sandringham Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J ROD - Onloan - Due: 21 Sep 2022 - 009200554<br /> The sound of whales / Kerr Thomson. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=253248&CF=BIB Three children are spending their summer on a wild Scottish island. Fraser is desperate for adventure; Hayley is fed up she's even there; while Dunny spends his days staring out to sea. He hasn't said a word in years. But everything changes with the discovery of two bodies on the beach: a whale and a man. Fraser and Hayley see a mystery-adventure to be solved, but Dunny is inconsolable. And in the end, it will take someone who listens to the sea to put it right. Three children are spending their summer on a wild Scottish island. Fraser is desperate for adventure; Hayley is fed up she's even there; while Dunny spends his days staring out to sea. He hasn't said a word in years. But everything changes with the discovery of two bodies on the beach: a whale and a man. Fraser and Hayley see a mystery-adventure to be solved, but Dunny is inconsolable. And in the end, it will take someone who listens to the sea to put it right.<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Thomson, Kerr<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>Frome, Somerset : Chicken House, 2015.<br />314 pages ; 20 cm.<br /><br />Brighton Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J THO - Available - 008861336<br /> Withering-by-Sea : a Stella Montgomery intrigue [Paperback] / by Judith Rossell. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=240558&CF=BIB High on a cliff above the gloomy coastal town of Withering-by-Sea stands the Hotel Majestic. Inside the walls of the damp, dull hotel, eleven-year-old orphan Stella Montgomery leads a miserable life with her three dreadful Aunts. But one night, Stella sees something she shouldn't have ... Something that will set in motion an adventure more terrifying and more wonderful than she could ever have hoped for ... High on a cliff above the gloomy coastal town of Withering-by-Sea stands the Hotel Majestic. Inside the walls of the damp, dull hotel, eleven-year-old orphan Stella Montgomery leads a miserable life with her three dreadful Aunts. But one night, Stella sees something she shouldn't have ... Something that will set in motion an adventure more terrifying and more wonderful than she could ever have hoped for ...<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Rossell, Judith<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>Sydney : ABC Books, 2014.<br />259 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.<br />Stella Montgomery intrigue ; 1<br />CBCA short listed book for Younger Readers 2015<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Average rating: </span><span style="vertical-align: middle;"><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-star.gif" alt="★" /><img style="margin:0;" src="https://bayside.spydus.com/gifs/small-blankstar.gif" alt="☆" /></span> (1 review)<br /><br />Beaumaris Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J ROS - Onloan - Due: 17 Oct 2022 - 008556737<br />Brighton Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J ROS - Available - 008888708<br />Brighton Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J ROS - Available - 008888715<br /> Skulduggery Pleasant : books 1 and 2 / Derek Landy. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=369471&CF=BIB FANTASY & MAGICAL REALISM. Together for the first time in a bumper paperback edition, books 1 and 2 in the dead famous, bestselling series. It's one book...and twice the awesome. Book 1: Meet Skulduggery Pleasant: detective, sorcerer, warrior. Oh yes, and dead. Book 2: Vengeous. Dusk. Sanguine. Three of the deadliest killers alive are in town to resurrect an unstoppable creature of horrifying power...and only Skulduggery and Valkyrie stand in their way. Ages 9+ FANTASY & MAGICAL REALISM. Together for the first time in a bumper paperback edition, books 1 and 2 in the dead famous, bestselling series. It's one book...and twice the awesome. Book 1: Meet Skulduggery Pleasant: detective, sorcerer, warrior. Oh yes, and dead. Book 2: Vengeous. Dusk. Sanguine. Three of the deadliest killers alive are in town to resurrect an unstoppable creature of horrifying power...and only Skulduggery and Valkyrie stand in their way. Ages 9+<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Landy, Derek<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>London : HarperCollins Children's Books, 2013.<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>©2012.<br />720 pages ; 20 cm.<br />Skulduggery Pleasant ; 1 & 2.<br /><br />Beaumaris Library - (Bayside Library Service) - Junior Fiction - J LAN - Available - 009898867<br /> Finding serendipity [ebook] / Angelica Banks. https://bayside.spydus.com/cgi-bin/spydus.exe/ENQ/WPAC/BIBENQ?SETLVL=&BRN=224198&CF=BIB Tuesday McGillycuddy loves stories - and her mother is a writer. A very famous writer, who has locked herself away in her writing room to finish the final book in her best-selling series for children. But when Tuesday knocks on her door, she discovers her mother is missing! In search of Serendipity, Tuesday and her faithful dog Baxterr soon find themselves on a very dangerous mission. They enter the magical world where stories come from, a mysterious and unpredictable world, full of real danger and heart-stopping adventure. With the help of pint-sized heroine Vivienne Small, Tuesday will need all her wit, courage, perseverance and imagination in order to get to The End and be reunited with the people she loves. Tuesday McGillycuddy loves stories - and her mother is a writer. A very famous writer, who has locked herself away in her writing room to finish the final book in her best-selling series for children. But when Tuesday knocks on her door, she discovers her mother is missing! In search of Serendipity, Tuesday and her faithful dog Baxterr soon find themselves on a very dangerous mission. They enter the magical world where stories come from, a mysterious and unpredictable world, full of real danger and heart-stopping adventure. With the help of pint-sized heroine Vivienne Small, Tuesday will need all her wit, courage, perseverance and imagination in order to get to The End and be reunited with the people she loves.<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Author: </span>Banks, Angelica<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Published: </span>[Crows Nest, N.S.W.] : Allen & Unwin, 2013.<br />Premiers' Reading Challenge Years 5 and 6<br /><span style="font-weight:bold;">Available online: </span>Click here to view book<br /><br />Web - (Bayside Library Service) - Ebooks - DOWNLOADABLE - check availability online (Set: 15 Oct 2013) - Access resource<br />