Once (Once, #1)

Once (Once, #1) Description:

i Once i by Morris Gleitzman is the story of a young Jewish boy who is determined to escape the orphanage he lives in to save his Jewish parents from the Nazis in the occupied Poland of the Second World War br br b Everybody deserves to have something good in their life At least Once b br b b br Once I escaped from am orphanage to find Mum and Dad br br Once I saved a girl called Zelda from a burning house br br Once I made a Nazi with a toothache laugh br br My name is Felix This is my story br br i Once i is the first in a series of children s novels about Felix a Jewish orphan caught in the middle of the Holocaust from Australian author Morris Gleitzman author of i Bumface i and i Boy Overboard i The next books in the series i Then i i Now i and i After i are also available from Puffin

Rating: 3.76 out of 5

Then (Once, #2)

Then (Once, #2) Description:

In i Then i Morris Gleitzman s heartbreaking children s novel set during the Nazi occupation of Poland during the Second World War Jewish orphan Felix and his best friend Zelda have been captured and are on the way to a concentration camp unless they manage to escape br br b A little hope goes a long way b br br I had a plan for me and Zelda Pretend to be someone else Find new parents be safe forever br br Then the Nazis came br br My name is Felix This is my story br br i Then i is the second in a series of children s novels about Felix a Jewish orphan caught in the middle of the Holocaust from Australian author Morris Gleitzman author of i Bumface i and i Two Weeks with the Queen i The other books in the series i Once i i Now i and i After i are also available from Puffin

Rating: 3.40 out of 5

After (Once, #4)

After (Once, #4) Description:

In the fourth part of Felix s story continuing his adventures in World War Two he faces perhaps his greatest challenge to find hope when he s lost almost everything including his parents As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war Felix struggles to reconcile hatred and healing He s helped by a new friend but if he should lose her as well

Rating: 3.79 out of 5

Boy Overboard

Boy Overboard Description:

Kalau Sir Alex Ferguson manajer Manchester United melihat bakatku dia pasti menerimaku jadi anggota tim juniornya Tapi ternyata adik perempuanku Bibi lebih andal menggiring bola dan larinya lebih cepat Dia juga penyerang yang lebih baik br br Kau juga bisa kalau lebih banyak berlatih Jamal katanya sambil menyerigai Padahal aku yang mengajarinya di rumah br br Kami terpaksa berpisah dengan lapangan berdebu tempat kami biasa bermain bola karena Pemerintah tahu soal sekolah ilegal Ibu dan Ayah Padahal aku begitu terbiasa dengan kerangka truk tentara puing reruntuhan rumah atau besi tua badan pesawat yang ditembak jatuh di sana Ayah dan Ibu bilang kami harus meninggalkan Afghanistan untuk dihidup di tempat baru Australia br br Aku tak mau pindah Kalau aku dan Bibi bisa jadi pemain profesioanl yang menang di Piala Dunia kami pasti bisa membuat pemerintah baru yang andil baik dan yang mengizinkan anak perempuan bermain sepak bola Tapi akhirnya kami tetap pergi lagi pula aku dengar Pemerintah Australia sangat baik dan perhatian Di sana kalau kau berulang tahun Pemerintah Australia akan mendatangi rumahmu sambil membawa kue dna minuman bersoda br br Tapi sebenarnya Australia itu di mana sih br

Rating: 3.69 out of 5

Two Weeks with the Queen (Cascades)

Two Weeks with the Queen (Cascades) Description:

Dear Your Majesty the Queen br br I need to speak to you urgently about my brother Luke He s got cancer and the doctors in Australia are being really slack If I could borrow your top doctor for a few days I know he she would fix things in no time Of course Mum and Dad would pay his her fares even if it meant selling the car or getting a loan Please contact me at the above address urgently br br Yours sincerely br Colin Mudford br br P S br This is not a hoax br Ring the above number and Aunty Iris will tell you br Hang up if a man answers

Rating: 3.42 out of 5

Toad Rage (Toad, #1)

Toad Rage (Toad, #1) Description:

Limpy s family reckons humans don t hate cane toads but Limpy knows otherwise He s spotted the signs the cross looks the unkind comments the way they squash cane toads with their cars Limpy is desperate to save his species from ending up as pancakes Somehow he must make humans see how fabulous cane toads really are Risking everything he sets off on a wart tinglingly dangerous and daring journey to the Olympics br br This is the epic story of a slightly squashed young cane toad s quest for the truth

Rating: 3.41 out of 5

Girl Underground

Girl Underground Description:

Trying to fit in at a posh new school is really hard when your loving and lovable family also happen to be criminals Bridget is succeeding pretty well and has even made a friend Menzies the son of the federal Minister for National Development Then she finds out about Menzies penfriend Jamal a refugee kid from Afghanistan held in a detention centre When daring appeals to the government and the prime minister himself fail to set Jamal and his sister free Bridget and Menzies decide to take matters into their own hands Sometimes the only way to make things happen is to do them yourself A story of friendship courage and Iraqi blenders from the best selling author of Boy Overboard

Rating: 3.69 out of 5

Soon (Once, #5)

Soon (Once, #5) Description:

After the Nazis took my parents I was scared After they killed my best friend I was angry After I joined the partisans and helped defeat the Nazis I was hopeful Soon I said we ll be safe I was wrong br br Soon continues the incredibly moving story of Felix a Jewish boy still struggling to survive in the wake of the liberation of Poland after the end of World War Two

Rating: 3.60 out of 5


Grace Description:

In the beginning there was me and Mum and Dad and the twins br br And talk about happy families we were bountiful br br But it came to pass that I started doing sins br br And lo that when all our problems began

Rating: 3.38 out of 5