Our first of 5 titles is :
Shahana, by Rosanne Hawke.
Shahana lives alone with her yourng brother in the shadow of the Line of Control, the border patrolled by Pakistani and Indain soldiers that divides Kashmir in two. Life is hard, but Shahana ekes out a living with her beautiful embroidery. Then she finds a boy lying unconscious near the border. Zahis is from across the Line of Control, and Shahana takes a terrible rish by sheltering him. But how can she give Zahid up to the authorities when she knows he'll be imprisoned - or worse??
Next we have: Project Huia, by New Zealand Authour Des Hunt
"She Fell from the air, her wings no more use than a ripped parachute"
With a flash of yellow wattles glowing against the sheen of her black feathers, the frightened Huia whirls clumsily across the rugged gorge.
Mavis and Jim scrambe after the injured bird, but to reach her they have to take a jigger through the long, dark rail tunnel. And halfway through, they hear the roar of a train coming......
So far so thrilling I hope - there are definitely some here I will be taking out myself!!!!!
The Pirate Company - On the Trail of the Golden Toucan, by Susan Cason
This is the story of Tom Applecross, who found himself all aklone in the world. Till he met up with a gang of pirates.
Some would say, Any port in a storm. Others would say, Abandon ship while you've still got the chance!
Tom, rightly or wrongly, saw it as his lifeline
Only two more to go........ what will they be...oooohhhh how exciting :)
This next one is a bind up of Three books - WOW !!!! And... if that isn't cool enough you can also go to the series website..... www.ej12gerlhero.com Which I have checked out and it is awesome!!!!
EJ12 Girl Hero - Shine files 1. Hot & Cold, 2. Jump Start and 3. In the Dark - all are written by Susannah McFarlane
And now... drum roll please...... dum dum dum de dum!!!!!!! Lucky last but not least!!!!!
Conspiracy 365 - Black Ops: Hunted by Gabrielle Lord
Cal is undercover on Shadow Island, investigating the secrets hidden beneath the surface of this tropical paradise. Evading search parties, planning rescue missions and sneaking through a maze of hidden tunnedls is now an average day for Cal.......
Well happy reading to all !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! No excuses... come into our fabulous library and get these amazing books out!
Chow for now. SJ