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If your mum was a cop and your dad was a crim who needed your help to commit a crime, would you do it to save him? At what cost? Nash Hall's dad is a criminal who just can't seem to go straight. He wants Nash to help him commit a robbery. A big one. The trouble is, Nash's mum is a cop. And the robbery is at Nash's school. But Dad owes a lot of money to some very dangerous people and if Nash doesn't help him do the job, it could cost both their lives. From the bestselling author of Two Wolves, The Fall and Detention.
A daring escape. A school lockdown. A thrilling chase. What would you risk to save a life? Sima and her family are pressed to the rough, cold ground among fifty others. They lie next to the tall fence designed to keep them in. The wires are cut one by one. When they make their escape, a guard raises the alarm. Shouting, smoke bombs, people tackled to the ground. In the chaos Sima loses her parents. Dad told her to run, so she does, hiding in a school and triggering a lockdown. A boy, Dan, finds her hiding in the toilet block. What should he do? Help her? Dob her in? She's breaking the law, but is it right to lock kids up? And if he helps, should Sima trust him? Or run? THIS MOMENT, THESE DECISIONS, WILL CHANGE THE COURSE OF THEIR LIVES.
In the middle of the night, Sam is woken by angry voices from the apartment above. He goes to the window to see what's happening - only to hear a struggle, and see a body fall from the sixth-floor balcony. Pushed, Sam thinks. Sam goes to wake his father Harry, a crime reporter, but Harry is gone. And when Sam goes downstairs, the body is gone, too. But someone has seen Sam, and knows what he's witnessed. The next twenty-four hours could be his last.
My Life and Other Stuff I Made Up by Tristan Bancks; Gus Gordon (Illustrator)
Publication Date: 2014-06-01
There are six books in the Tom Weekly series - all are available in the library.
Step aside, Andy Griffiths, there's a new kid in town--and he's bringing his gigantic booger collection with him; A series of surprisingly funny, adventurous, sometimes gross short stories. They're linked by the main character--a kid called Tom Weekly--and his friends, family, and dog who show up in each adventure. From talking about poo to a terrible accident with false teeth, and rehydrating a gigantic booger collection to one seriously angry magpie, these stories will make you snort with laughter and cringe in embarrassment. A nail-biting--no, make that toe-biting--thrill ride through one boy's life.