READ MYS F RUB Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. But Finn knows what really happened to Roza. He knows she was kidnapped by a dangerous man whose face he cannot remember.  As we follow the stories of Finn, Roza, and the people of Bone Gap, acclaimed author Laura Ruby weaves a tale of the ways in which the face the world sees is never the sum of who we are.

Everyone knows Bone Gap is full of gaps. So when young, beautiful Roza went missing, the people of Bone Gap weren’t surprised. But Finn knows what really happened to Roza. He knows she was kidnapped by a dangerous man whose face he cannot remember.

READ BIO 306.74 LEE Philomena Lee gave birth to her illegitimate son in an Irish convent in 1952.  After 3 years, the Church took him & sold him to America for adoption. He grew up to be a top lawyer & a leading Republican. Being a gay man in a homophobic party he had to conceal not only his sexuality but also the fact that he had AIDs.  Before he died, he returned to Ireland in a desperate quest to find his mother & left a legacy that was to unfold with unexpected consequences for all…

Philomena : a mother, her son, and a fifty-year search / Martin Sixsmith.

READ YA F GAR  1, 2, 3, breathe... A juvenile detention exercise off the Kimberley coast goes wrong & 16 year old Sparrow must swim to shore through croc & shark infested  waters...but, the monsters he fears most live in the dark spaces of his mind...

READ YA F GAR 1, 2, 3, breathe... A juvenile detention exercise off the Kimberley coast goes wrong & 16 year old Sparrow must swim to shore through croc & shark infested waters...but, the monsters he fears most live in the dark spaces of his mind...

READ SCIFI F CAR  Not every gift is a blessing. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite. But they don't laugh. Melanie is a very special girl.

READ SCIFI F CAR Not every gift is a blessing. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her. She jokes that she won't bite. But they don't laugh. Melanie is a very special girl.

READ PIC F KOY To This Day is a powerful expression of the lasting effects of bullying, and the inner strength that allows people to move beyond it.

Pink Shirt Day + Shane Koyczan = Powerful Message : Anti-bullying initiative by two Canadian students, started in

READ CLA F ADA Fiver was only a small rabbit, but he had a sixth sense and foresaw that disaster was about to destroy the warren. Few believed him. Led by his brother Hazel, a small band of rabbits set out on a perilous journey to find a safe home. Fiver's intuition finally leads them to Watership Down. But here they encounter the greatest threat of all.

Watership Down - Fiver was only a small rabbit, but he had a sixth sense and foresaw that disaster was about to destroy the warren. Few believed him. Led by his brother Hazel, a small band of rabbits set out on a perilous journey to find a safe home.

READ YA F ALE This heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written tale, coupled with poignant drawings that reflect the character's art, is based on the author's own experience and chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he seems destined to live. It is illustrated in a contemporary cartoon style by Ellen Forney.

Booktopia has The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian by Sherman Alexie. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

READ BIO F SHE Moving from World War II through NASA’s golden age, touching on the civil rights era, the Space Race, the Cold War, and the women’s rights movement, ‘Hidden Figures’ interweaves a rich history of mankind’s greatest adventure with the intimate stories of five courageous women whose work forever changed the world.

Booktopia has Hidden Figures, The Untold Story of the African American Women Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly. Buy a discounted Paperback of Hidden Figures online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

READ BIO 306.87 BRI Saroo was lost in India at age of 5. He didn’t know his name or where he was from, he survived on the streets of Kolkata, before being taken into an orphanage & adopted by Australians.   He was happy in his new family, but Saroo always wondered about his origins. He spent hours staring at a map of India on his bedroom wall. Eventually, Google Earth led him to pore over images of India for landmarks he recognised. After years of searching, he found what he was looking for.

Booktopia has A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley. Buy a discounted Paperback of A Long Way Home online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

READ SCIFI F HER Before The Matrix, Star Wars, Ender's Game and Neuromancer, there was Dune: winner of the prestigious Hugo and Nebula awards, and widely considered one of the greatest science fiction novels ever written. Melange, or 'spice', is the most valuable - and rarest - element in the universe; a drug that does everything from increasing a person's life-span to making interstellar travel possible. And it can only be found on a single planet: the inhospitable desert world Arrakis.

Denis Villeneuve Wants to Adapt ‘Dune’; Doesn’t Have Final Cut on ‘Blade Runner

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