That Stubborn Seed of Hope. Luminous - realistic. Product Review "The inimitable Tawhai does it again...as she places us in direct - if strangely skewed - contact with two-timing bogans and twiggy emos and deracinated kaumatua and skunkweed-toking skanks, it is as if we are seeing a dark world lit up by flashes of wildfire.
"NZ Listener Share you thoughts with us You are reviewing: Luminous Delivery Delivery Address: Please note that the delivery address on your order must be a street address. E-books can be purchased and downloaded from the relevant e-book retailer displayed. The Truth Is Dead - science fiction. 400 Minutes Of Danger – realistic. Singing My Sister Down - fantasy.
Horowitz Horror - horror. Flying Lessons & Other Stories. Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology—written by the best children’s authors—celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.
In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children’s publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers. From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories. Norse Mythology - fantasy. Bestselling and much loved author Neil Gaiman brings vividly to life the stories of Norse mythology that have inspired his own extraordinary writing The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling - from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics.
They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, bestselling fiction. Now he reaches back through time to the original source stories in a thrilling and vivid rendition of the great Norse tales. Gaiman's gods are thoroughly alive on the page - irascible, visceral, playful, passionate - and the tales carry us from the beginning of everything to Ragnarok and the twilight of the gods. Galvanised by Gaiman's prose, Thor, Loki, Odin and Freya are irresistible forces for modern readers and the crackling, brilliant writing demands to be read aloud around an open fire on a freezing, starlit night. Next - science fiction.
Geektastic - realistic. Steampunk! - science fiction. Steampunk is hot at the moment in literature, art and fashion: This collection taps into the ethos without ever seeming topical or transient, thanks to contributions rich with much more than just steam and brass fittings. . . .
An excellent collection, full of unexpected delights. —Kirkus Reviews (starred review) The Rose and The Beast - fantasy. The Happy Prince - fantasy. C.S.
Lewis (Author) , Full Cast (Read by), Maurice Denham (Read by) C.S. Lewis’s acclaimed and universally loved novels spring to life in these spellbinding full-cast BBC dramatisations. Pick-Up Game - sports. Short and Twisted. The Ravenous Gown - children's rights. Waves: Great Stories From The Surf - sports. Metro Winds - fantasy. An engrossing collection of stories from one of Australia's most loved fantasy writers, and creator of the acclaimed Obernewtyn Chronicles.
A girl is sent across the world to discover her destiny in the dark tunnels of the Metro. Another seeks a lost sister in a park where winter lasts forever. A young man fulfils a dying wish. A mother works magic to summon a true princess for her son. A man seeks an ending to his story. This is a world of desire and transformation, the real and the not real, from the queen of modern fantasy. Author bio: Isobelle Carmody is one of Australia's most loved fantasy writers. She is best known for her brilliant Obernewtyn Chronicles and for her novel The Gathering (joint winner of the 1993 Children's Literature Peace Prize and the 1994 CBC Book of the Year Award). With her partner and daughter, Isobelle divides her time between Prague in the Czech Republic and her home on the Great Ocean Road in Australia.
Category: Young adult fiction Publisher: Allen & Unwin. Girl Meets Boy - realistic. More Details Size: 5 5/8 x 8 1/8 in; Pages: 204 pages pp; Ages 14 and up, Guided Reading Level: Z+ Format: Hardcover Publication: December 2011 ISBN: 9781452102641 ISBN10: 1452102643 Kelly Milner Halls is the author of Albino Animals and Tales of the Cryptids, both YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers.
Her writing has appeared in a variety of publications including Booklist, BookPage,Teen Reads, the Denver Post, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Washington Post, and many others. She lives in Spokane, Washington. Click here for a discussion guide! Because I am a Girl - children's rights. Miss Marple – mystery. Give Me Shelter - refugees.
SECRET TERRITORY ( Citron Press 1999) 1975, a journey to the Promised Land – a circular journey, across generations, charting dreams and aspirations of father and daughter.
Feeling she should have been born in the homeland, Eve travels to Israel in search of an identity, unaware that her quest will painfully expose her family’s hidden history.Her father, Jack’s story, is of London in the 1940s –a time of idealism, political terrorism and conflicting values. In their separate ways both confront the discord between collective ideals and personal needs; both must make their choices and live with them. This is their story – an honest and evocative account of what it means and feels to be Jewish in the second half of the twentieth century. A fascinating time in history... and Halahmy conveys well the emotions of everyone involved in the turbulence. A brilliant book...deserves a wide audience. Miriam Halahmy’s sharp, concise style helps to sum up contemporary Jewish dilemmas.
Get on the Waka - Maori. The Wonderful Story Of Henry Sugar - fantasy. Katherine Mansfield's Short Stories - historical. Full details for this title Description of this Book Virginia Woolf claimed that Mansfield's writing was 'The only writing I have ever been jealous of.'