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The cat at the Wall - Deborah Ellis
Call Number: F ELL
ISBN: 9781760112448
Publication Date: 215
On Israel's West Bank, a cat sneaks into a small Palestinian house that has just been commandeered by two Israeli soldiers. The house seems empty, until the cat realises that a little boy is hiding beneath the floorboards. Should she help him? After all, she's just a cat. Or is she? It turns out that this particular cat is not used to thinking about anyone but herself. She was once a normal 13-year old girl dealing with the typical problems of early adolescence. But that was before she died and came back to life as a cat, in a place with a whole different set of rules for survival.

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TheTruth about Peacock Blue - Rosanne Hawke
Call Number: F HAW
ISBN: 9781743319949
Publication Date: 2015
When her brother dies, Aster suddenly becomes the hope of the family. Instead of arranging an early marriage to a boy from her village in Pakistan, her parents send her to high school in her brother's place. But Aster's new classmates are far from welcoming, and a teacher takes an instant dislike to her. Soon, she's accused of blasphemy. A young social justice lawyer takes up her case, and Aster's Australian cousin, Maryam, starts an online campaign to free Aster. But will it be enough to save her?

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The Salty River - Jan Bauer
Call Number: F BAU
ISBN: 9780980593723
Publication Date: 2014
After a difficult separation in his native Germany, Jan Bauer sets off for the Australian desert in search of himself. He intends to walk the length of the 'Ihere pirnte', the salty river. His 450-kilometre journey takes him into the scorching hot centre of Australia. There he meets a fellow wanderer, the young French woman, Morgane. The two grow closer as step by step they traverse the tough and beautiful Larapinta trail's dry and saltyThe Salty River, Jan Bauer's debut graphic novel, is a tender and unexpected love story set in a spectacular environment.

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Rail, Post & Water : Stories from Brown's Well - Carla C Magarey and Peter A Magarey
Call Number: 994.23 MAR
ISBN: 9780992388928
Publication Date: 2014
A book of stories by past and present residents of the Brown's Well district in South Australia's Murray Mallee.

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Tackling Child Sexual Abuse - Justin Healey
Call Number: 362.76 TAC
ISBN: 3711222084866
Publication Date: 2015
Prevalence and Impacts of Child Sexual Abuse and Responding to child Sexual Abuse.


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