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Tomorrow When the War Began

John Marsden(Quercus) When seventeen year-old Ellie Linton decides to “go bush” with her school friends for a final adventure before going back to school and leaves her home town of Wirrawee behind, she can’t know that she is also leaving life as she knows it behind. While the seven friends are having fun in an isolated idyllic spot …

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Emily’s Surprising Voyage

Sue Purkisswith illustrations by James de la Rue(Walker Books) Emily does not want to move to Australia and leave behind England and her beloved grandmother. So it is reluctantly that she comes aboard the famous SS Great Britain, which is docked in Liverpool, ready for the long journey to half-way round the world. But her assumptions …