On The Jellicoe Road

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0857968033
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On The Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: On The Jellicoe Road

Taylor Markham is not a popular choice. She is erratic, has no people skills and never turns up to meetings. Not to mention the incident when she ran off in search of her mother and only got halfway there. But she's lived at Jellicoe School most of her life and as leader of the boarders that's her greatest asset. Especially now the cadets, led by the infamous Jonah Griggs, have arrived. The territory wars between the boarders, townies and cadets are about to recommence. But Taylor has other things on her mind: a prayer tree, the hermit who whispered in her ear, and a vaguely familiar drawing in the local police station. Taylor wants to understand the mystery of her own past. But Hannah, the woman who found her, has suddenly disappeared, leaving nothing but an unfinished manuscript about five kids whose lives entwined twenty years ago on the Jellicoe Road . . .

Jellicoe Road

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Rosinante & Co
ISBN: 8763830965
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Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: Jellicoe Road

Hannah, en af de få personer Taylor stoler på, er forsvundet. Taylors eneste spor er et manuskript om fem børn, der for 18 år siden boede på Jellicoe road. Hun er nødt til at finde ud af mere, men det betyder, at hun må konfrontere sin egen historie og finde den mor, der forlod hende på Jellicoe road mange år tidligere. Pressen skrev: »En medrivende og særdeles vellykket, men kompleks roman i grænselandet mellem realisme og fantasy. Målgruppen er unge bogslugere fra 15 år.« – Lars Larsen, Lektør »Det er en interessant og intens, men kompliceret roman med en bevægende afslutning.« – Kirsten Aggerholm, Børn & Bøger

The Complete Lumatere Chronicles

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0857979965
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The Complete Lumatere Chronicles by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: The Complete Lumatere Chronicles

An ebook bundle of all three books in The Lumatere Chronicles - Finnikin of the Rock, Froi of the Exiles and Quintana of Charyn. From internationally best-selling and award-winning author Melina Marchetta. Finnikin of the Rock Finnikin has not been home to his beloved Lumatere for ten years. Not since the dark days when the royal family was brutally murdered and the kingdom put under a terrible curse. But then he is summoned to meet Evanjalin, an enigmatic young woman who claims the heir to the throne still lives. She is determined to return home and Finnikin is affected by her arrogance . . . and her hope. He begins to believe he will see his childhood friend, Prince Balthazar, again. But the truth will test Finnikin's faith in Evanjalin . . . and in himself. Froi of the Exiles Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has finally found his home in Lumatere . . . or so he believes. But when he is sent on a dark and secretive mission to the rival kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds in its surreal royal court. In this dangerous place he must unravel the mysteries of a half-mad princess . . . and discover the truth before it is too late. Quintana of Charyn Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child's right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other. A dramatic conclusion to Printz Award--winner Melina Marchetta's epic fantasy trilogy. Praise for The Lumatere Chronicles 'A wonderful story full of hauntingly vivid characters and landscapes . . . this is addictive, highly recommended reading.' Sydney Morning Herald 'Dark and beautiful and utterly believable.' Kristin Cashore, author of Graceling,Fire and Bitterblue 'Magic, romance, intrigue, and adventure all play their parts as this dense, intricate epic unfolds, and flawed, memorable heroes fight for their kingdom's redemption.'Publishers Weekly (starred review) 'Finnikin is a ripping fantastical adventure. In a word: marvelous.' Herald Sun

Finnikin Of The Rock

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763651753
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Finnikin Of The Rock by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: Finnikin Of The Rock

Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere.

Froi Of The Exiles

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 0763659665
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Froi Of The Exiles by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: Froi Of The Exiles

From master storyteller Melina Marchetta comes an exhilarating new fantasy springing from her celebrated epic, Finnikin of the Rock. Three years after the curse on Lumatere was lifted, Froi has found his home . . . or so he believes. Fiercely loyal to the Queen and Finnikin, Froi has been taken roughly and lovingly in hand by the Guard sworn to protect the royal family, and has learned to control his quick temper with a warrior's discipline. But when he is sent on a secretive mission to the kingdom of Charyn, nothing could have prepared him for what he finds in its surreal royal court. Soon he must unravel both the dark bonds of kinship and the mysteries of a half-mad princess in this barren and mysterious place. It is in Charyn that he will discover there is a song sleeping in his blood . . . and though Froi would rather not, the time has come to listen.

Saving Francesca

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780307433718
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Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: Saving Francesca

Before there was Eleanor and Park, there was Francesca and Will. A compelling story of romance, family, and friendship, with humor and heart, perfect for fans of If I Stay, The Spectacular Now, and Looking for Alaska. Francesca is stuck at St. Sebastian’s, a boys' school that pretends it's coed by giving the girls their own bathroom. Her only female companions are an ultra-feminist, a rumored slut, and an impossibly dorky accordion player. The boys are no better, from Thomas, who specializes in musical burping, to Will, the perpetually frowning, smug moron that Francesca can't seem to stop thinking about. Then there's Francesca's mother, who always thinks she knows what's best for Francesca—until she is suddenly stricken with acute depression, leaving Francesca lost, alone, and without an inkling of who she really is. Simultaneously humorous, poignant, and impossible to put down, this is the story of a girl who must summon the strength to save her family, her social life, and—hardest of all—herself. Melina Marchetta is the Printz-winning author of Jellicoe Road, as well as Looking for Alibrandi and Finnikin of the Rock.

The Yearbook Committee

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Author: Sarah Ayoub
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9781743099179
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The Yearbook Committee by Sarah Ayoub


Original Title: The Yearbook Committee

From the much-loved author of HATE IS SUCH A STRONG WORD 'smart, funny and relevant' - Melina Marchetta, bestselling author of LOOKING FOR ALIBRANDI, SAVING FRANCESCA and ON THE JELLICOE ROAD Five teenagers. Five lives. One final year. The school captain: Ryan has it all ... or at least he did, until an accident snatched his dreams away. How will he rebuild his life and what does the future hold for him now? The newcomer: Charlie's just moved interstate and she's determined not to fit in. She's just biding her time until Year 12 is over and she can head back to her real life and her real friends ... The loner: At school, nobody really notices Matty. But at home, Matty is everything. He's been single-handedly holding things together since his mum's breakdown, and he's never felt so alone. The popular girl: Well, the popular girl's best friend ... cool by association. Tammi's always bowed to peer pressure, but when the expectations become too much to handle, will she finally stand up for herself? The politician's daughter: Gillian's dad is one of the most recognisable people in the state and she's learning the hard way that life in the spotlight comes at a very heavy price. Five unlikely teammates thrust together against their will. Can they find a way to make their final year a memorable one or will their differences tear their world apart? Ages 14+

Looking For Alibrandi

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Author: Melina Marchetta
Publisher: Penguin Group Australia
ISBN: 0140360468
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Looking For Alibrandi by Melina Marchetta


Original Title: Looking For Alibrandi

Melina Marchetta's stunning debut novel Looking for Alibrandi is one girl's story of her final year at school, a year she sets herself free. Josephine Alibrandi is seventeen and in her final year at a wealthy girls' school. This is the year she meets her father, the year she falls in love, the year she searches for Alibrandi and finds the real truth about her family – and the identity she has been searching for. A moving and revealing book, unusual for its honesty and its insight into the life of a young person on the brink of adulthood. Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.

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