Costa Book of the Year (UK) 2010 winner.   Robert starts boarding school in Zimbabwe just as Mugabe has come to power. Robert struggles with the conflict between the token black pupil that he befriends, and the son of a white farmer at his school.

Costa Book of the Year (UK) 2010 winner. Robert starts boarding school in Zimbabwe just as Mugabe has come to power. Robert struggles with the conflict between the token black pupil that he befriends, and the son of a white farmer at his school.

Notable Book Award 2010 from the Storylines Foundatio of NZ. Tale of love, loss and revenge set amidst the turmoil of Scotland, focusing on the character of Fleance from Shakespeare's Macbeth, who escapes to England after Banquo's murder and eventually returns to Scotland on a quest to avenge his father.

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(Shortlisted for CILIP Carnegie Medal 2014) Judith has been mutilated – her tongue cut out. Now her friends and family revile and ignore her. Except for Lucas, who still shows her some kindness. When her village is attacked, Judith chooses an action that will reveal long-buried secrets and will change the lives of those around her, forever.

Four years ago, Judith and her best friend disappeared from their small town of Roswell Station. Two years later, only Judith returned, permanently mutilated, reviled and ignored by her friends and family.

(NZ Post Best Young Adult Fiction winner 2014) When sixteen-year-old Canny of the Pacific island, Southland, sets out on a trip with her stepbrother and his girlfriend, she finds herself drawn into enchanting Zarene Valley where the mysterious but dark seventeen-year-old Ghislain helps her to figure out her origins.

Sixteen-year-old Canny Mochrie's vacation takes a turn when she stumbles upon a mysterious and enchanting valley, occupied almost entirely b.

(Carnegie Medal 2014)  For older teens.  Linus is kidnapped and imprisoned in an underground bunker, where he is soon joined by nine-year-old Jenny and four other victims.  A  pulse-pounding exploration of what happens when your worst nightmare comes true - and how will you survive?

(Carnegie Medal 2014) For older teens. Linus is kidnapped and imprisoned in an underground bunker, where he is soon joined by nine-year-old Jenny and four other victims. A pulse-pounding exploration of what happens when your worst nightmare comes true - and how will you survive?

(NZ Post Young Adult Fiction 2011 winner) Juno and the Taris inhabitants mus leave their dying island to live on the Outside, a hostile place of pandemics and conflict.  But they are shocked to find the island held more secrets than any of them knew.

(NZ Post Young Adult Fiction 2011 winner) Juno and the Taris inhabitants mus leave their dying island to live on the Outside, a hostile place of pandemics and conflict. But they are shocked to find the island held more secrets than any of them knew.

(Michael L. Printz winner 2011) Near a drowned New Orleans ravaged by hurricanes and global warming, Nailer and his young crew eke out a meager existence by scavenging materials on the ship-littered coast.

In a futuristic world, teenaged Nailer scavenges copper wiring from grounded oil tankers for a living, but when he finds a beached clipper ship with a girl in the wreckage, he has to decide if he should strip the ship for its wealth or rescue the girl.

(NZLA Young Adult Fiction winner 2013) Resources are scarce. People must compete for food, water and energy supplies.  Ash is left to look after his handicapped brother and face a series of disasters. Set in a future New Zealand.

Ash McCarthy thought he finally had it made: away from home and all its claustrophobic responsibilities, he's revelling in the freedom of student hostel life. But life is about to take a devastating turn, when two police officers knock on his door.

(Michael L. Printz 2013 winner) 15-year old Shorty awakens beneath the ruins of a crumbled hospital in Haiti. His weakening mind begins flashing back through his own violent history. He recalls the loss of his twin sister, and his mystical connection to Toussaint Louverture, the 19th Century revolutionary who helped liberate his own country.

(Michael L. Printz 2013 winner) 15-year old Shorty awakens beneath the ruins of a crumbled hospital in Haiti. His weakening mind begins flashing back through his own violent history. He recalls the loss of his twin sister, and his mystical connection to Toussaint Louverture, the 19th Century revolutionary who helped liberate his own country.

(Michael L. Printz winner 2013) Doomed love circles back through the centuries in a series of seven intricately plotted, interlocking stories set on a mysterious and isolated island.

"Midwinter Blood" by Marcus Sedgwick [romance, fantasy] - Seven linked vignettes unfold on a Scandinavian island inhabited--throughout various time periods--by Vikings, vampires, ghosts, and a curiously powerful plant. Call number: Romance F SED


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