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Jump by If you could be anywhere in a moment, where would you go? If you could change your appearance in a minute, what would you choose? If you discovered something was very wrong with this perfect world, what would you do? Action and danger fuel this near-future thriller in a fresh take on technology, identity, and the lengths one girl will go to save her best friend.
Call Number: F WIL
Publication Date: 2013
Peak by AUD $15.95
An action-packed adventure about friendship, sacrifice and risking everything for Everest.
Peak Marcello knows he's in trouble when a SWAT team plucks him from a late-night climb up a New York City skyscraper. Given the option of Juvenile Detention or a trip to Thailand to live with his long-lost father who runs a climbing company, the choice seems obvious.
But Peak's father has his own motive for 'rescuing' his son: he wants Peak to be the youngest person to climb Mount Everest. It's an opportunity Peak can't refuse, but it could cost him his life.
Call Number: F SMI
Publication Date: 2007
Lonesome Howl by Lonesome Howl is a taut and tender thriller: a suspenseful adventure, a drama of two different families, a love story and a journey of self-discovery.
Jake's dad saw the wolf, before Jake was born. They say wolves don't live in this country, yet in the night Jake hears it howling, long and lonely.
When Jake and Lucy hike to Sheldon Mountain in search of the wolf, Jake is out to prove his dad right or wrong; Lucy is escaping her father's cruelty. Both are tested - physically, emotionally, spiritually - but what they find on that dangerous, dark mountain surprises them both.
Call Number: F HER
Publication Date: 2006
Thirteen by Thriller about a boy targeted by a murderous cult leader. Born at midnight in London, on the stroke of the new millennium, Adam is the target of a cult that believes boys born on this date must die before the end of their thirteenth year. Twelve boys have been killed so far. Coron, the crazy cult leader, will stop at nothing to bring in his new kingdom. And now he is planning a bombing spectacular across London to celebrate the sacrifice of his final victim: Adam.
Call Number: F HOY
Publication Date: 2014
Captive by Robyn Knollys-Green is an A-list celebrity, famous for being the daughter of one of the world's most powerful men. But not even the paparazzi can find her now. Robyn begins to realise that she is trapped in a complicated web of global corruption and deceit - and that the strange, melancholy boy who has been tasked with guarding her might not be an enemy after all ...A thrilling, well-crafted, ever-relevant story from a talented new voice in YA fiction.
Call Number: F GRA
Publication Date: 2015
The Good hawk by Agatha is a good Hawk. She patrols the sea wall with pride, despite those in her clan who question her right to be there, on account of the condition she was born with. But when disaster strikes and her clan is brutally swept away in the longboats of an invading deamhain horde, she must leave the island and team up with the only other survivors, Jaime, a skinny teenage Angler who is afraid of the sea, and Lileas, a young girl from a rival tribe, to find a way of rescuing the only family they have ever known. This sweeping story carries the young people from the Isle of Skye across the haunted Scotian mainland, where ravenous wildwolves, an abandoned queen and a horde of murderous shadows lie waiting for them. Thrilling and dark, yet rich with humour and compassion, this novel marks the debut of a wonderful new voice in fantasy and welcomes a new kind of protagonist.
Call Number: F ELL
Publication Date: 2020