JUNE

Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon

Zadie Ma and the Dog Who Chased the Moon

By Gabrielle Wang

Meet Zadie Ma, a girl who writes magical stories that sometimes come true. Can Zadie bring to life h ... Read More

Miss Mary-Kate Martin's Guide to Monsters

Miss Mary-Kate Martin's Guide to Monsters

By Karen Foxlee
Illustrated by Freda Chiu

There are those that hunt monsters to harm them and there are those that hunt monsters to help them. ... Read More

Stacey Casey and the House that Time Remembers

Stacey Casey and the House that Time Remembers

By Michael C. Madden

Stacey Casey is a fun and adventurous middle grade series that will take kids on a wild ride into th ... Read More

Wylah the Koorie Warrior

Wylah the Koorie Warrior

By Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard

Wylah is brave, clever and strong-willed, and all her best friends are giant megafauna animals. But ... Read More

The Sugarcane Kids and the Red-bottomed Boat

The Sugarcane Kids and the Red-bottomed Boat

By Charlie Archbold

Middle-grade readers can join the Sugarcane kids as they collect clues and try to solve a mystery in ... Read More

Amanda Commander - The Pinky Promise

Amanda Commander - The Pinky Promise

By Coral Vass
Illustrated by Heidi Cooper Smith

With the school's Cross Country coming up, the Dolphin Squad puts together a plan to make it fun, ev ... Read More

MAY

All the Little Tricky Things

All the Little Tricky Things

By Karys McEwen

A novel about taking on new challenges, dealing with change and growing up, All the Little Tricky Th ... Read More

The Way of Dog

The Way of Dog

By Zana Fraillon

A powerful, inventive, sweet and deeply moving novel from the bestselling author of The Bone Sparrow ... Read More

We Run Tomorrow

We Run Tomorrow

By Nat Amoore
Illustrated by Mike Barry

You can run from your past, but the future is tomorrow . . . Tonight, we're gonna kidnap our best fr ... Read More

The Callers

The Callers

By Kiah Thomas

CALLERS CAN CONJURE ANYTHING OUT OF THIN AIR. BUT WHAT IF THE THINGS DON'T COME FROM NOTHING? WHAT I ... Read More

The Recorder Racket

The Recorder Racket

By Anna Battese
Illustrated by Ruth-Mary Smith

PD (Penelope Delores, when she’s in trouble) is enjoying an afternoon with her grandparents, when a ... Read More

How To Spell Catastrophe

How To Spell Catastrophe

By Fiona Wood

Nell McPherson is a catastrophe expert, but nothing has prepared her for the impending catastrophe o ... Read More

Big Magic

Big Magic

By Sarah Armstrong

Eleven-year-old Tulsi comes from a long line of women magicians, but her mother has always forbidden ... Read More

The Champ

The Champ

By Anh Do
Illustrated by Dave Atze

From spectator to superstar, that's The Champ! A brilliant new series from number one bestselling au ... Read More

APRIL

The Unstoppable Flying Flanagan

The Unstoppable Flying Flanagan

By Felice Arena

The war seems a long way away to Maggie Flanagan. Her brother is somewhere across the sea, flying to ... Read More

The Homecoming Horse

The Homecoming Horse

By Jackie Merchant

A touching novel about finding your home, even if it doesn’t look the way you expected. Kennedy and ... Read More

Hedgewitch

Hedgewitch

By Skye McKenna

First in a magical five-book series for readers of Nevermoor, The Worst Witch and The Dark Is Rising ... Read More

The Wearing of the Green

The Wearing of the Green

By Claire Saxby

A powerful historical novel exploring themes of racism, classism and gender expectations present in ... Read More

The Ghost Locket

The Ghost Locket

By Allison Rushby

A captivating supernatural mystery set in a house haunted by secrets from the past. Eleven-year-old ... Read More

Mikki and Me and the Out-of-Tune Tree

Mikki and Me and the Out-of-Tune Tree

By Marion Roberts

After becoming attuned to the songs of the forest and setting up a successful social media nature ch ... Read More

When Granny Came To Stay

When Granny Came To Stay

By Alice Pung & Edited by Randa Abdel-Fattah
Illustrated by Soweol Han

OUR STORIES is a funny, relatable and engaging new early-chapter book series that celebrates Austral ... Read More

A Sprinkle of Sadie

A Sprinkle of Sadie

By Lana Spasevski
Illustrated by Joanie Stone

Say hello to Sadie... a superstar baker with a big heart! In this book, Sadie needs to throw a surpr ... Read More

MARCH

Pearly and Pig and the Great Hairy Beast

Pearly and Pig and the Great Hairy Beast

By Sue Whiting
Illustrated by Rebecca Crane

A fast-paced junior fiction adventure starring a plucky new heroine that has to face her fears to sa ... Read More

What Snail Knows

What Snail Knows

By Kathryn Apel

Lucy and her dad move a lot. Lucy doesn’t know why, but she thinks they might be hiding. Dad doesn’t ... Read More

Amanda Commander and The Purple Invitation

Amanda Commander and The Purple Invitation

By Coral Vass
Illustrated by Heidi Cooper Smith

When every girl in Year Three gets an invitation to Eve’s birthday party except Amanda, Amanda makes ... Read More

Tyenna - Through My Eyes

Tyenna - Through My Eyes

By Julie Hunt and Terry Whitebeach
Illustrated by Lyn White

An engaging and suspenseful novel about one girl's experience of the terrifying Tasmanian bushfires. ... Read More

The First Tackle

The First Tackle

By Rikki-Lee Arnold

Daniella Murphy is on a mission. All she has ever wanted to do is play rugby league, just like her t ... Read More

Augustin and the Hot Air Balloon

Augustin and the Hot Air Balloon

By David Metzenthen

Augustin is a poor boy who lives in a barn. Celine is a rich girl who lives in a mighty palace. Toge ... Read More

Moth In A Fancy Cardigan

Moth In A Fancy Cardigan

By Charlotte Lance

If a butterfly is just a moth in a fancy cardigan, then perhaps we should always expect more than wh ... Read More

Dear Greta

Dear Greta

By Yvette Poshoglian

When everything seems to be going wrong, sometimes you just have to stand up for what you believe in ... Read More

Interned

Interned

By Pamela Rushby

Based on true events, Interned is a moving, well-researched and evocative historical fiction novel t ... Read More

Ming and Flo Fight for the Future

Ming and Flo Fight for the Future

By Jackie French

An empowering and exhilarating look at the girls who went before us, and the way they shaped the wor ... Read More

FEBRUARY

Xavier in the Meantime

Xavier in the Meantime

By Kate Gordon

Sometimes Xavier wakes up feeling hopeless.Every new doctor… this will fix it.Removing him from scho ... Read More

Omar Rising

Omar Rising

By Aisha Saeed

From the internationally bestselling author of Amal Unbound comes a delightful companion novel featu ... Read More

I'll Keep You Close

I'll Keep You Close

By Jeska Verstegen

A beautifully written novel based on a true story about a young girl who comes to understand why her ... Read More

Rockstar Detectives

Rockstar Detectives

By Adam Hills

A fabulously funny debut novel from comedian Adam Hills featuring a young detective dream team, perf ... Read More

Ocean Warriors - The Rise of Robo-Shark

Ocean Warriors - The Rise of Robo-Shark

By Candice Lemon-Scott

Being sent to a submarine to help restore extinct sea creatures for summer camp is not exactly Kai’s ... Read More

Riddle of Tanglewood Manor

Riddle of Tanglewood Manor

By Tracey Hawkins

Once you open this book, you too, will be tangled. To Sam and Harry, a tree change means a TREEHOUSE ... Read More