Blackburn High School


  • Browse the selection! We have carefully chosen a range of titles that showcase Australian voices and cut across a variety of genres. These curated collections will be presented to students on Tuesday May 31 (Year 7s and 9s) and Wednesday June 8 (Year 8 and Year 7 HAP).
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FINAL DELIVERY Thursday July 14.

We will also do our best to keep a full range of Literature Circle titles in store over the school holidays.

He keeps us here because we're Special. Esther is one of the Special Ones - four people who live under his protection in a remote farmhouse. The Special Ones are not allowed to leave, but why would they want to? Here, they are safe from ... read more

The Special Ones
$19.99 (AUD) inc GST

Sixteen year old Gemma is kidnapped from Bangkok airport and taken to the Australian Outback.
This wild and desolate landscape becomes almost a character in the book, so vividly is it described. Ty, her captor, is no stereotype. He is young... read more

$17.99 (AUD) inc GST

'Gripping and unpredictable, with a hero you won't forget.' - John Boyne, author of The Boy in The Striped Pyjamas
An old man tells his grandson that there is a battle raging inside him, inside all of us. A terrible battle between ... read more

Two Wolves
$16.99 (AUD) inc GST

Blake's the star of the football team - but he's in trouble. He wants to help his mum pay the rent but doesn't know how. Until he sees something he shouldn't and he's offered a deal - throw the semi final and get £600. Will he fix the match?

The Fix
$13.99 (AUD) inc GST


 Middle Fiction

Awards:Winner of The Costa Book of the Year 2015

"A hugely talented writer of tireless invention and prose" Guardian
The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song a... read more

The Lie Tree
$14.99 (AUD) inc GST


 Middle Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Aurealis Award for Excellence in Fiction: Children's Long Fiction 2015. Long-listed for Children's Book Council of Australia Awards: Book of the Year - Young Readers 2016.

Fero isn't a spy.But he looks exactly like someone who is: Troy Maschenov - a ruthless enemy agent.But what starts as a case of mistaken identity quickly turns into a complicated and dangerous plan. Fero is recruited to fight for his cou... read more

The Cut-Out (Fero #1)
$14.99 (AUD) inc GST

George dreams of an easy life, a little record business, enough money to get by. But it's hard when he has Lennie to look after too. Lennie's not quite right, he's got a way of getting into scrapes, and he doesn't know his own strength... read more

Thicker Than Water
$13.99 (AUD) inc GST


 Young Adult Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted for Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best Young Adult Book 2016.

Alice is fifteen, with hair as red as fire and skin as pale as bone, but something inside her is broken.
She has an acquired brain injury, the result of an assault, and her words come out slow and slurred. But when she writes... read more

The Stars at Oktober Bend
$19.99 (AUD) inc GST

Maddy yearns for her life to be mystifying, to be as magical as a fairytale. And then, one day on the beach, she meets the strangest young man she has ever seen. His name is Feather. So begins Maddy's enchanted and tragic life as she yearns to own something that can never be owned.

The Ghost's Child
$19.99 (AUD) inc GST

On remote Rollrock Island, the sea-witch Misskaella discovers she can draw a girl from the heart of a seal. So, for a price, any man might buy himself a bride; an irresistibly enchanting sea-wife. But what cost will be borne by the people of R... read more

Sea Hearts
$19.99 (AUD) inc GST



Series:Australian Children's Classics

'Don't worry about us, Mam'selle dear,' smiled Miranda. 'We shall only be gone a very little while.' But they weren't. By turns eerie, haunting and thrilling, Joan Lindsay's story of vanishing schoolgirls i... read more

Picnic at Hanging Rock (Australian Children's Classics)
$19.99 (AUD) inc GST


 Young Adult Fiction

Awards:Shortlisted, 2014 Sisters in Crime Davitt Awards - Best Young Adult Novel Shortlisted, 2014 CBCA Clayton’s Award  Highly Commended, 2014 WA Premier’s Book Awards - Writing for Young Adults  Shortlisted, 2013 Inky Inside A Dog Awards

Celia and Alice share everything - their secrets, hopes and the increasing horror that a killer is on the loose and abducting schoolgirls just like them. Three bodies have been found, each shrouded in hand-woven fabric.
From within t... read more

Cry Blue Murder
$19.95 (AUD) inc GST
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