Junior Readers

Junior Readers (8 -12 year olds) 
(A) in front indicates an Australian book.


(A) The 39-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

(A) A-Z of Convicts in Van Diemen's Land by Simon Barnard
The Adventures of Miss Petitfour by Anne Michaels
(A) After by Morris Gleitzman
The After-Room by Maile Meloy
(A) The Amazing True Story of How Babies Are Made by Fiona Katauskas
The Apothecary by Maile Meloy
The Apprentices by Maile Meloy
(A) Arkle Sparkle Treasure Hunter by Petra James
(A) The Arrival by Shaun Tan
(A) Ash Road by Ivan Southall
Auggie and Me by R J Palacio

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

(A) The Beginner's Guide to Revenge by Marianne Musgrove

Circus of the Unseen by Joanne Owen

(A) Climb A Lonely Hill by Lilith Norman
The Cloud Hunters by Alex Shearer

Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon
(A) Dragonkeeper by Carole Wilkinson

Elizabeth: My Royal Story by Kathryn Lasky
The Exquisite Corpse Adventure (various)


(A) Friday Barnes Girl Detective by R. A. Spratt

(A) Golden Door by Emily Rodda

Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
A Hero For Wondla by Tony DiTerlizzi
Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes
(A) Hills End by Ivan Southall 
(A) Hitler's Daughter by Jackie French
History Keepers by Damian Dibben
The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

I Coriander by Sally Gardner

(A) Ivory Rose by Belinda Murrell

(A) Stuff Happens: Jack by Tony Wilson
(A) Jandamarra by Mark Greenwood and Terry Denton
Jane, The Fox and Me by Fanny Britt & Isabelle Arsenault
Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott
(A) Joan of Arc by Lili Wilkinson

(A) Light Horse Boy by Dianne Wolfer
Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
(A) The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan
(A) Loyal Creatures by Morris Gleitzman
(A) Lyrebird by Jackie Kerin

(A) Memorial by Gary Crew and Shaun Tan

(A) The Midnight Zoo by Sonya Hartnett
(A) Midnite: The Story of a Wild Colonial Boy by Randolph Stow
The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
(A) A Most Magical Girl by Karen Foxlee
Mr Galliano's Circus by Enid Blyton

(A) Nanberry by Jackie French

Nine Open Arms by Benny Lindelauf
Ninth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes
(A) Now by Morris Gleitzman

(A) The October Child by Eleanor Spence
(A) Once by Morris Gleitzman
(A) Ophelia and the Marvellous Boy by Karen Foxlee

(A) Pennies For Hitler by Jackie French

(A) Phasmid by Rohan Cleave
Phyllis Wong and the Forgotten Secrets of Mr Okyoto by Geoffrey McSkimming
(A) Playground compiled by Nadia Wheatley
(A) Pookie Aleera is Not My Boyfriend by Steven Herrick
(A) Portraits of Spain for Kids by Qld Art Gallery


(A) The Rabbits by John Marsden and Shaun Tan

(A) Red by Libby Gleeson
(A) The Red Tree by Shaun Tan
River of Ink: Genesis by Helen Dennis
(A) The Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
(A) Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner
(A) The Silver Door by Emily Rodda
(A) The Simple Things by Bill Condon
(A) A Single Stone by Meg McKinlay
(A) Sister Heart by Sally Morgan
(A) Soon by Morris Gleitzman
(A) Squishy Taylor and the Bonus Sisters by Ailsa Wild
(A) Stand Up and Cheer by Loretta Re

(A) Tales From Outer Suburbia by Shaun Tan

(A) Tea and Sugar Christmas by Jane Jolly and Robert Ingpen
The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket by John Boyne
(A) Then by Morris Gleitzman
To Hope and Back by Kathy Kacer
(A) Topsy-Turvy World by Kirsty Murray
The Traitor and the Tunnel by Y S Lee
Trixie Belden #1 and the Secret of the Mansion by Julie Campbell
Trixie Belden #2 and the Red Trailer Mystery by Julie Campbell
Trixie Belden #3 and the Gatehouse Mystery by Julie Campbell
(A) Truth About Verity Sparks by Susan Green
(A) Tunnels of Tarcoola by Jennifer Walsh


Very Good Lives by J.K. Rowling
(A) The Viewer by Gary Crew and Shaun Tan

(A) Waltz for Matilda by Jackie French

(A) Welcome to My Country by Laklak Burarrwanga and family
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones
(A) Withering-by-Sea by Judith Rossell
Wonder by RJ Palacio
Wonderstruck by Brian Seznick
(A) Wormwood Mire by Judith Rossell
A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

(A) Yoko's Diary edited by Paul Ham

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