The Secret Life Of Maeve Lee Kwong

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1742692303
Size: 28.40 MB
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The Secret Life Of Maeve Lee Kwong from the Author: Kirsty Murray. I keep thinking I'll see him any moment. It's crazy. I don't even know what he looks like. And it shouldn't matter that I can't find him. I've been fine for 14 years without him. Sorry, this is a stupid email. Hope everything in Sydney is cool. MLK She was just about to log off when a new message popped into her mailbox. It was from Jackson. It was short and to the point and just what she needed to hear. Hey MLK. It is important. Go for it. Find him. xxxxxxx Love you all ways, JDT. Maeve's safe world is torn apart when her mother dies in a car crash. Sent to live with her strict Chinese grandparents, she fights to hold onto the things she loves most - her two best friends, her dancing, her baby brother Ned. Secretly she pins her hopes on her Irish father, who doesn't even know she exists. From Sydney to Surfers, from Hong Kong to Ireland, Maeve searches for a path to follow, a place to belong. A story about true friends, scattered family, and the life you make for yourself.

India Dark

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Bonnier Publishing Fiction Ltd.
ISBN: 1848777205
Size: 42.21 MB
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India Dark from the Author: Kirsty Murray. A vivid story of two girls' journey from Melbourne to Madras. MADRAS, 1910: two girls are caught up in a scandal that will change their lives forever. Singing and dancing across a hundred stages in a troupe of child performers, they travel by steam-train into the heart of India. But as one disaster follows another, money runs short and tempers fray, what must the girls do to protect themselves, and how many lives will be ruined if they try to break free?

Bridie S Fire

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1742692281
Size: 50.73 MB
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Bridie S Fire from the Author: Kirsty Murray. Bridie's world is torn apart when her parents and baby brother die in the Great Hunger. She leaves Ireland, and strikes out alone to claim a life for herself in Australia, on the other side of the ocean. Bridie's Fire is heart-warming story of courage and resilience. It affirms Kirsty Murray's keen understanding of the human spirit. Starting in the 1840s and ending in present-day Australia. The Children of the Wind quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next. A well crafted and finely tuned historical novel...a rollicking adventure. - Children's Book Council, Notable Books 2004 I loved it! Really, I couldn't put it down. It's such an inspiration . . . my favourite book in the world. - Georgia, Year 8

A Prayer For Blue Delaney

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 174269229X
Size: 69.29 MB
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A Prayer For Blue Delaney from the Author: Kirsty Murray. 'Don't worry,' said Bill. 'You can hide out here until you get your strength back. That is, if you don't mind an old man, a dog and a few ghosts for company.' Colm is on the run, determined to escape from the cruelties of Bindoon Boys' Home. He strikes up an unexpected friendship with old Billy Dare and his dog Rusty, and together they travel from the goldfields of Kalgoorlie to the rugged north. Whether they're working along the Dog Fence, eluding the police or confronting a wild boar, they're a team. When Bill's life is at risk, it's up to Colm to go in search of the mysterious Blue Delaney and lay to rest the ghosts that haunt them both. This action-packed story, set in the 1950s, continues the richly detailed historical quartet that began with Bridie's Fire and Becoming Billy Dare. Starting in the 1840s and ending in present-day Australia, the Children of the Wind quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next.

Becoming Billy Dare

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1742692273
Size: 66.59 MB
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Becoming Billy Dare from the Author: Kirsty Murray. Paddy secretly boards a ship bound for Australia, only to be shipwrecked at the end of the voyage. Once rescued, he faces the big question: how is he to make his way in this strange new land? On the road with a travelling circus, on the run with a wild child, sleeping rough on the mean streets of Melbourne, Paddy finds help and friendship with Bridie, and learns to live by his wits. Each adventure brings him closer to discovering his true gift. Character, choice and destiny intertwine in this richly detailed historical novel. Meticulous research . . . Becoming Billy Dare is, above all, an entertaining book that invites readers and provides inspiration. Jill Swann, Teacher-Librarian. Starting in the 1840s and ending in present-day Australia, the Children of the Wind quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next. ending in present-day Australia, the Children of the Wild quartet tells the stories of four courageous young people, Bridie, Billy, Colm and Maeve, born fifty years apart. The central character from each book becomes a mentor to the child in the next.

Zarconi S Magic Flying Fish

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 1741159482
Size: 25.53 MB
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Zarconi S Magic Flying Fish from the Author: Kirsty Murray. Before he came to Zarconi's, Gus didn't even know he had grandparents, let alone ones who juggled knives and ate fire. Now he's caught up in their world of magicians, stilt-walkers, tattooed tenthands, elephant turds - and there's a snake-girl who might become his best friend or his worst enemy. This is Zarconi's Incredible Travelling Circus, and it's full of mysteries. Why is everyone so secretive about Gus's family? Why won't they let him on the trapeze? Is it true that Zarconi's is cursed? A fast-moving story of discovery, change and identity from the author of the acclaimed Children of the Wind series. Winner of the Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, Children's Books Award, 2000

Eat The Sky Drink The Ocean

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Young Zubaan, an imprint of Zubaan
ISBN: 938307499X
Size: 59.90 MB
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Eat The Sky Drink The Ocean from the Author: Kirsty Murray. Be transported into dystopian cities and alternate universes. Hang out with unicorns, cyborgs and pixies. Learn how to waltz in outer space. Be amazed and beguiled by a fairy tale with an unexpected twist, a futuristic take on a TV cooking show, and a playscript with tentacles. In other words, get ready for a wild ride! This collection of sci-fi and fantasy writing, including six graphic stories, showcases twenty of the most exciting writers and artists from India and Australia, in an all-female, all-star line-up! Published by Zubaan.

Market Blues

Author: Kirsty Murray
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
ISBN: 174269232X
Size: 75.97 MB
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Market Blues from the Author: Kirsty Murray. Things unravel so fast. One day Sam is a kid with a straightforward life, next moment he's sucked into a time warp and flung back a hundred years. Meeting Flea, Gertie and the gang is just the start of a crazy adventure with Sam on the run from police, sleeping outside the morgue, laying bets on horse races, fighting thieves and larrikins. An accident in a shooting gallery confronts Sam with the hardest decision he's ever had to make. Can he change the past - and his own future? Market Blues is a fast-moving drama about city kids then and now, about change, choice and responsibility.

Evvy S Civil War

Author: Miriam Brenaman
Publisher: Puffin
ISBN: 9780142400395
Size: 44.63 MB
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Evvy S Civil War from the Author: Miriam Brenaman. In Virginia in 1860, on the verge of the Civil War, fourteen-year-old Evvy chafes at the restrictions that her society places on both women and slaves.

Trash

Author: Andy Mulligan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1409098117
Size: 24.19 MB
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Trash from the Author: Andy Mulligan. NOW A MAJOR FILM BY STEPHEN DALDRY AND RICHARD CURTIS Raphael is a dumpsite boy. He spends his days wading through mountains of steaming trash, sifting it, sorting it, breathing it, sleeping next to it. Then one unlucky-lucky day, Raphael's world turns upside down. A small leather bag falls into his hands. It's a bag of clues. It's a bag of hope. It's a bag that will change everything. Soon Raphael and his friends Gardo and Rat are running for their lives. Wanted by the police, it takes all their quick-thinking and fast-talking to stay ahead. As the net tightens, they uncover a dead man's mission to put right a terrible wrong. And now it's three street boys against the world...