Nim's Island

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 0375849173

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

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A girl. An iguana. An island. And e-mail. Meet Nim–a modern-day Robinson Crusoe! She can chop down bananas with a machete, climb tall palm trees, and start a fire with a piece of glass. So she’s not afraid when her scientist dad sails off to study plankton for three days, leaving her alone on their island. Besides, it’s not as if no one’s looking after her–she’s got a sea lion to mother her and an iguana for comic relief. She also has an interesting new e-mail pal. But when her father’s cell-phone calls stop coming and disaster seems near, Nim has to be stronger and braver than she’s ever been before. And she’ll need all her friends to help her. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Nim's Friends

Author: Danielle Denega

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780545065757

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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Living on a nearly deserted island with her scientist father, eleven-year-old Nim finds friends in the animals she encounters and the imaginary friends she creates from characters from her favorite books.

Nim at Sea

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN: 0375849327

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 312

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This time Nim’s the fish-out-of-water as she stows away on a cruise ship to save her kidnapped sea lion friend. Accompanied by her likeable iguana, Fred, the island girl lands with a splash in Manhattan, on the run from of a very Bad Guy, and on her way to reunite with her friend, cowardly adventure novelist Alex Rover. Kids who are interested in animals and animal welfare will enjoy this warmhearted story’s combo of suspenseful high-seas happenings, New York City excitement, and family drama. From the Hardcover edition.

The Nim Stories

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1743316496

Category: Adventure stories

Page: 289

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A bind-up edition of two exciting adventure stories by Wendy Orr - Nim's Island and Nim at Sea. Nim's Island was a major international movie, and now there's a second action-packed movie inspired by Nim at Sea, called Return to Nim's Island, starring Bindi Irwin.

Nim's Island Movie Storybook

Author: Joseph Kwong,Paula Mazur,Wendy Orr,Mark Levin,Jennifer Flackett

Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks

ISBN: 9780545065764

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 56

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While her scientist father is away doing research, eleven-year-old Nim--who lives on a remote island--emails her favorite fictional character and asks for help, and is surprised at the results.

Rescue on Nim's Island

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 174331678X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 168

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In her third gripping adventure, Nim unearths an amazing opalized fossil, but this discovery puts her island in terrible danger Nim lives on an island with her father, Jack, a marine iguana called Fred, a sea lion called Selkie, and their friend Alex Rover, the adventure writer. Nim's island is the most beautiful place in the world, and she wouldn't live anywhere else. When Jack invites a group of scientists to visit, they bring their children as well. But two of the scientists have plans other than studying algae. By the time Nim discovers what they really want, and what they will do to get it, the children are in grave danger. And so is the island! Nim must choose between saving a natural treasure and saving someone's life.

Nim's Island

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781741752458

Category: Pets

Page: 113

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An irresistible adventure fantasy about Nim - a young girl alone on a tropical island except for her three amazing friends: an iguana, a sea-lion and a turtle. When a hurricane strikes, Nim becomes a hero in a single-handed sea rescue.

Raven's Mountain

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Allen & Unwin Australia

ISBN: 9781742374659

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 181

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A gripping wilderness-adventure by the author of Nim's Island. Raven's sister and step-father are trapped under rocks on the mountain top, and their lives depend on Raven making it down the mountain to get help. But can she find the way?

Dragonfly Song

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781743369029

Category: Bronze age

Page: 400

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There are two ways of looking at Aissa's story. She's the miracle girl who escaped the raiders. Or she's the cursed child who called the Bull King's ship to the island. The firstborn daughter of a priestess is cast out as a baby, and after raiders kill her adopted family, she is abandoned at the gates of the Great Hall, anonymous and mute. Called No-Name, the cursed child, she is raised a slave, and not until she is twelve does she learn her name is Aissa: the dragonfly. Now every year the Bull King takes a tribute from the island: two thirteen-year-old children to brave the bloody bull dances in his royal court. None have ever returned - but for Aissa it is the only escape. Aissa is resilient, resourceful, and fast - but to survive the bull ring, she will have to learn the mystery of her true nature.

Peeling the Onion

A gripping story, told with honesty and biting humour

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 9781741149333

Category: Accidents

Page: 166

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An eye-catching new edition of this popular, inspirational novel about a teenage girl re-making her life after a car accident. A deeply moving, unsentimental story of pain and love and self-discovery.

Elsewhere

A Novel

Author: Gabrielle Zevin

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN: 9781429956253

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 288

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Is it possible to grow up while getting younger? Welcome to Elsewhere. It is warm, with a breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. It's quiet and peaceful. You can't get sick or any older. Curious to see new paintings by Picasso? Swing by one of Elsewhere's museums. Need to talk to someone about your problems? Stop by Marilyn Monroe's psychiatric practice. Elsewhere is where fifteen-year-old Liz Hall ends up, after she has died. It is a place so like Earth, yet completely different. Here Liz will age backward from the day of her death until she becomes a baby again and returns to Earth. But Liz wants to turn sixteen, not fourteen again. She wants to get her driver's license. She wants to graduate from high school and go to college. And now that she's dead, Liz is being forced to live a life she doesn't want with a grandmother she has only just met. And it is not going well. How can Liz let go of the only life she has ever known and embrace a new one? Is it possible that a life lived in reverse is no different from a life lived forward? This moving, often funny book about grief, death, and loss will stay with the reader long after the last page is turned. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin is a 2006 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

Mokie and Bik

Author: Wendy Orr,Jonathan Bean

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 0805079793

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 72

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For two rambunctious twins, living on a boat means always being underfoot or overboard.

Swallow's Dance

Author: Wendy Orr

Publisher: Allen & Unwin

ISBN: 1760636479

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 288

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I wonder if the first day of Learning is always like this - do the girls on the hill always feel the ground tremble under their feet? Leira is about to start her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home - and her family - in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption throws the entire world into darkness. After the resulting tsunami, society descends into chaos; the status and privilege of being noble-born reduced to nothing. With her injured mother and elderly nurse, Leira has only the strength and resourcefulness within herself to find safety. A thrilling Bronze Age survival story from the acclaimed author of Dragonfly Song.

Baby

Author: Patricia Maclachlan

Publisher: Yearling

ISBN: 030756715X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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Larkin's family welcomes Sophie into their home, caring for her and teaching her games and new words. They come to love this baby as their own, all the while knowing that eventually Sophie's mother will return one day to take her from them. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Little House by Boston Bay

Author: Melissa Wiley

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0061148288

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

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It's 1814 and Charlotte lives just outside the city of Boston. She always has something to look forward to—tending Mama's garden, visiting Papa's blacksmith shop, and embarking on her very own Scottish adventure!

Nim and the War Effort

Author: Milly Lee

Publisher: Turtleback

ISBN: 9780606243513

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

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In her determination to prove that an American can win the contest for the war effort, Nim does something which leaves her Chinese grandfather both bewildered and proud.

Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule

Author: Harriette Gillem Robinet

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1439136238

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 144

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Winner of the 1999 Scott O'Dell Award A Notable Children's Book in the Field of Social Studies Maybe nobody gave freedom, and nobody could take it away like they could take away a family farm. Maybe freedom was something you claimed for yourself. Like other ex-slaves, Pascal and his older brother Gideon have been promised forty acres and maybe a mule. With the family of friends they have built along the way, they claim a place of their own. Green Gloryland is the most wonderful place on earth, their own family farm with a healthy cotton crop and plenty to eat. But the notorious night riders have plans to take it away, threatening to tear the beautiful freedom that the two boys are enjoying for the first time in their young lives. Coming alive in plain, vibrant language is this story of the Reconstruction, after the Civil War.

Stranded

Author: Jeff Probst,Christopher Tebbetts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101595469

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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A New York Times Bestseller! As seen on The Today Show, Rachael Ray, and Kelly and Michael. From the Emmy-Award winning host of Survivor, Jeff Probst, with Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life co-author, Chris Tebbetts, comes a brand new family adventure series! A family vacation becomes a game of survival! It was supposed to be a vacation--and a chance to get to know each other better. But when a massive storm sets in without warning, four kids are shipwrecked alone on a rocky jungle island in the middle of the South Pacific. No adults. No instructions. Nobody to rely on but themselves. Can they make it home alive? A week ago, the biggest challenge Vanessa, Buzz, Carter, and Jane had was learning to live as a new blended family. Now the four siblings must find a way to work as a team if they're going to make it off the island. They're all in this adventure together--but first they've got to learn to survive one another. Books in the original Stranded series: Stranded (Book 1) Trial By Fire (Book 2) Survivors (Book 3) Books in the Stranded, Shadow Island series Forbidden Passage (Book 4) Sabotage (Book 5) Desperate Measures (Book 6) From the Trade Paperback edition.

Survivors

Author: Jeff Probst,Christopher Tebbetts

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0142424269

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

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Trapped for eleven days on a deserted island, Jane, Buzz, Carter and Vanessa must venture deeper into the jungles of the island, where they discover a secret and find danger at every turn.

Forbidden Passage

Author: Jeff Probst,Christopher Tebbetts

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780147513885

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Just as they are about to be rescued from their stay on Nowhere Island, Jane, Buzz, Carter, and Vanessa find themselves stranded on another island when their dinghy is swept away by a strong current.