Yola's leg is blown off by a landmine and her life in Africa is changed forever. When Yola travels to Ireland to be fitted with an artificial leg and meets seventeen-year-old Fintan, she little realises that they will soon be involved in an international arms intrigue, and an adventure that will bring them both close to death.
With lots of action & adventures with mice no rice!!!!!!!
Witches really are a detestable breed. They disguise themselves as lovely ladies, when secretly they want to squish and squekch all the wretched children they dispite. Luckily one little boy & his Grandma knows how to reconize these vile creatures - but can they get rid of them for good?
Leah Norfolk is fourteen and one of the top gymnasts in the country.
At least she was until she failed to catch her best friend Morgan on the uneven bars and her life changed forever.
Now Morgan's got a broken back and Leah's climbing rock faces far away from the world of competitive gymnastics.
But Leah's past comes looking for her.
Was it an accident - or did Leah deliberately drop Morgan on that catastrophic day?
Ellie and her friends have watched the country town they live in, Wirrawee, invaded and taken over by a foreign country. Now as they live in their bush hideout they must find a way to stay close, keep calm and save their families.
Twelve-year-old Karim Aboudi and his family are trapped in their Ramallah home by a strict curfew. In response to a Palestinian suicide bombing, the Israeli military subjects the West Bank town to a virtual siege. Meanwhile, Karim, trapped at home with his teenage brother and fearful parents, longs to play football with his friends. When the curfew ends, he and his friend discover an unused patch of ground that's the perfect site for a football pitch. Nearby, an old car hidden intact under bulldozed building makes a brilliant den.
Zac is sent to the Black Triangle in search of a missing GIB agent. This mysterious patch of ocean is full of shipwrecks. Can Zac find the missing agent in time, or will the Black Triangle claim him as its newest victim?
I had a plan for what to do if a member of my family was murdered. It went: 1) Find the killer. 2) Make sure they were guilty. 3) Destroy them. Completely.
'I'm all cried out. I'm still alone. The sky is full of giant spinning black balls that kill anyone stupid enough to go outside. Now I sit in the car, staring out the window like a rat in a cage.'
When the cataclysm strikes, twelve-year-old Megs is trapped in a hotel carpark in LA. Across the country, sixteen-year-old Josh is stuck in his home with his increasingly obsessive-compulsive father. Food and water and time are running out. Will Megs survive long enough to find her mother? Will Josh and his father survive each other?
Just then came: crump, CRUMP, CRUMP! Three bombs in quick succession, coming frighteningly close. With each explosion, the ground shook. Dust and chips fell from the ceiling. Everyone in the shelter gasped at the same time. Vinnie held his breath, waiting for the fourth bomb, but it didn't come.
The story of a homeless boy who starts by losing everything, and - through his experience as an evacuee in World War II - finds friendship, vocation and a place to belong.
Lost amid the desert sands! When Beck Granger and his friend, Peter, join Beck's Uncle Al for a holiday in Africa, they aren't expecting to find themselves stranded in the Sahara Desert. But when they stumble upon a smuggling ring and have to bail out of a plane over the desert, Beck knows their chances of survival are slim. Somehow they must find their way back to civilisation, but there are snakes, scorpions and the merciless rays of the sun to overcome first!