Books - 2019

Brisbane Bayside Year 5-6

Ten Pound Pom - Caroline Wilkinson
Kensy and Max: Breaking News - Jacqueline Harvey
Help Around the House - Morris Gleitzman
The Boy and the Spy - Felice Arena
Turtle Trackers - Samantha Wheeler

Brisbane Bayside 7-8

Hotaka by John Heffernan - 9781760113766
The dog with seven names by DianneWolfer - 9780143787457
The Fall by Tristan Bancks - 9780143783053
The Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine Doyle - 9781408896884
Quark's Academy by Catherine Pelosi - 9780734417800

Brisbane Central 5-6

Ten Pound Pom - Carole Wilkinson
Kensy and Max - Breaking News - Jacqueline Harvey
Help Around the House - Morris Gleitzman
His name Was Walter - Emily Rodda
Turtle Trackers - Samantha Wheeler

Brisbane North 5-6

Wombat Warriors by Samantha Wheeler
Brindabella by Ursula Dubosarsky
The Secret of the Youngest Rebel by Jackie French
Mr Bambuckle’s Remarkables by Tim Harris
Ten Pound Pom by Carole Wilkinson

Brisbane North 7-8

The Seventh Most Important Thing - Shelley Pearsall
Button War - Avi
The dog with seven names - Dianne Wolfer
Lenny's book of everything - Karen Foxlee
Ice wolves (Elementals #1) - Amie Kaufman

Brisbane North 9-10

Grenade - Alan Gratz
Mercy Point - Anna Snoekstra
The Librarian of Auschwitz - Antonio Iturbe
An ember in the ashes - Sabaa Tahir
Highly illogical behaviour - John Corey Whaley

Brisbane South 5-6

The Mulberry Tree - Allison Rushby
1854 Eureka Boys - Do you dare? by P Matthews
The Outcasts - Book1 Brotherband by John Flanagan
Sister Heart - Sally Morgan
Fox and Fine Feathers - Narelle Oliver

Brisbane South 7-8

Samantha Wheeler – Everything I've never said
Morris Gleitzman – Loyal Creatures
Jack Heath - The Truth App, #1 in a new series called Liars
Catherine Doyle – The Storm Keepers Island
Siobhan Curham – Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow

Brisbane West 5-6

Help Around the House - Morris Gleitzman
The Mulberry Tree - Allison Rushby
Turtle Trackers - Samantha Wheeler
His Name was Walter - Emily Rodda
Ten Pound Pom - Carole Wilkinson

Brisbane West 7-8

Don’t Stop thinking about Tomorrow by Siobhan Curham
Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman
Gap Year in ghost Town by Michael Pryor
The Mapmakers Race by Eirlys Hunter
The Storm Keepers Island by Catherine Doyle

Capricornia 5-6

Help Around the House - Morris Gleitzman
His Name was Walter - Emily Rodda
The Dog with Seven Names - Dianne Wolfer
The Mulberry Tree - Allison Rushby
Ranger’s Apprentice : The Royal Ranger - John Flanagan

Capricornia 7-8

Loyal Creatures - Morris Gleitzman
The Fail Safe - Jack Heath
Don't Stop Thinking about Tomorrow - Siobhan Curham
The Institute of Fantastical Inventions - Dave Leys
Kat Wolfe Investigates - Lauren St. John

Capricornia 9-10

A Song Only I Can Hear - Barry Jonsberg
Catching Teller Crow - Ambelin and Ezekiel Kwaymullina
Killer T - Robert Muchamore
Lenny’s Book of Everything - Karen Foxlee
The Things That Will Not Stand - Michael Gerard Bauer

Central Highlands 5-6

There is a Ghost in My Suitcase by Gabriella Wang
Once by Morris Gleitzman
Weir Do by Ahn Do
My Place by Nadia Wheatley
Fing by David Williams

Darling Downs 5-6

Contemporary- Marsh and me by Martine Murray
Fantasy - Ottilie Colter and the Narroway Hunt by Rhiannon Williams
Historical - Sweet adversity by Sheryl Gwyther
Adventure/Mystery - Breaking news by Jaqueline Harvey
Adventure - The Explorer by Katherine Randell

Darling Downs 7-8

Adventure - The fail safe by Jack Heath
Dystopian - Whisper by Lynette Nori
Contemporary - Everything I have never said by Samantha Wheeler
Historical - Sweet adversity by Sheryl Gwyther
Royal ranger by John Flanagan

Far North Queensland 5-6

The list for this region will be supplied by the regional coordinators.

Liz Jorgensen [email protected]

Annette Ryan [email protected]

Far North Queensland 7-8

The list for this region will be supplied by the regional coordinator. Lyndell Sellars

Gold Coast 5-6

His Name was Walter – Emily Rodda
The Mulberry Tree - Alison Rushby
Ten Pound Pom – Carole Wilkinson and Liz Anelli
Help Around the House – Morris Gleitzman
The Dog with Seven Names – Diane Wolfer


Gold Coast 7-8

Sweet Adversity – Sheryl Gwyther
Rangers Apprentice: The Royal Ranger – John Flanagan
Loyal Creatures – Morris Gleitzman
Elementals: Ice Wolves – Amie Kaufman
The Fail Safe – Jack Heath

Ipswich 5-6

Shop at Hoopers Bend – Emily Rodda
Help Around the House – Morris Glietzman
Dog with Seven Names – Diane Wolfer
The Mulberry Tree – Alison Rushby
Fearless Frederic – Felice Arena

Mackay 5-6

Harris, Tim Mr Bambuckles Remarkables by Tim Harris
Shanahan, Lisa The Grand Genius Summer of Henry Hoobler
Watkins, Ross One Photo by Ross Watkins
Rodda, Emily The Shop at Hoopers Bend
Rushby, Allison - The Turnkey

Mackay 7-8

The Last Chance Hotel by Nicki Thornton
The Mapmakers Race by Eirlys Hunter
The Best Medicine by Christine Hamill
The Goose Road by Rowena House
Black Sunday by Evan McHugh

North Queensland (Townsville) 5-6

The mulberry tree by Allison Rushby
The Elephant by Peter Carnavas
A different dog by Paul Jennings
Agatha Oddly: The secret key by Lena Jones
His name was Walter by Emily Rodda

North Queensland (Townsville) 7-8

Don't stop thinking about tomorrow by Siobhan Curham
The Storm Keepers Island by Catherine Doyle
The graveyard book by Neil Gaiman
And the ocean was our sky by Patrick Ness
The extremely inconvenient adventures of Bonte Smettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

Roma 5-6

Turtle Trackers – Samantha Wheeler
Help Around the House – Morris Gleitzman
1931 Do You Dare? Tough Times – Simon Mitchell
The Dog with Seven Names – Dianne Wolfer
Elementals: Ice Wolves – Amie Kaufman

South Burnett 5-6

Ten Pound Pom – Caroline Wilkinson
Help Around the House – Morris Gleitzmann
The Elephant – Peter Carnavas
The Little Stowaway – by Vicki Bennett
Fearless Frederic – by Felice Arena

Somerset Lockyer 5-6

The orchard underground - Mat Larkin
The grand genius summer of Henry Hoobler - Lisa Shanahan
Help around the house - Morris Gleitzmann
Sweet adversity - Sheryl Gwyther
The Dog with Seven Names - Diane Wolfer

Somerset Lockyer 7-8

Ottilie Colter and the narroway hunt - Rhiannon Williams
Ice wolves - Amie Kaufman
Jane doe and the cradle of all worlds - Jeremy Lachlan
Sweet adversity - Sheryl Gwyther
The Dog with Seven Names - Diane Wolfer

Sunshine Coast 5-6

The ANZAC Violin – Jennifer Beck - Picture Book
Wombat Warriors - Samantha Wheeler – Animals
The Elephant - Peter Carnavas – Contemporary
Nevermoor - Jessica Townsend – Fantasy
Ruins of Gorlan - John Flanagan - Adventure

Sunshine Coast 7-8

This is my song by Richard Yaxley: WW2 and Holocaust, male antagonist
How to Bee by Brendan MacDibble: realistic but futuristic
Don’t stop thinking about tomorrow by Siobhan Curhan
A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay
One Minute’s Silence
The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart

Wide Bay (Bundaberg, Hervey Bay) 5-6

Dr Boogaloo and the girl who lost her laughter by Lisa Nicol
Pip and Houdini by J.C. Jones
Mr Bambuckles Remarkables by Tim Harris
The Elephant by Peter Carnavas
One Photo by Ross Watkins

Wide Bay (Bundaberg, Hervey Bay) 7-8

Mr Bambuckles Remarkables by Tim Harris
One Photo by Ross Watkins (picture book)
Fearless Frederick by Felice Arena
The Fighting Stingrays by Simon Mitchell
Turtle Trackers by Samantha Wheeler

Wide Bay (Bundaberg, Hervey Bay) 9 -10