Amaroo Primary School wrote The Rose Trail. Princess Rose gets kidnapped and put in a dungeon that is old and very disgusting! Can her beloved prince save her in time before the mean old wolf eats her?
Amaroo Primary School wrote Adventure Around Australia. One day Bob the butcher, Bart the bricklayer, Bacon the pig and Soolio the pig set out on an adventure all around Australia starting in a small country town names Collie, then up north to Perth, then it finishes in Alice Springs. Will the pigs survive the big adventure with Bob the butcher on their little piggy tails?????? But all that matters is that you feel happy and free! We hope you enjoy our book.
Amaroo Primary School wrote A Bit of Magic, Lot of Luck. Has your town ever suffered a massive heatwave? Well the small town of Magerman has. A large one burns down their church, but with a bit of magic and a lot of luck their little town will change forever.
Poynter Primary School wrote Midnight Howl. An epic story of mind-blowing proportions. The amazing story of an evil wizard, a remarkable wolf, a brave newsreader, a hardware store and a honey factory.
Poynter Primary School wrote The Black Dragon. Talia Gallo, world class gymnast, Olympic medallist, America's crown jewel in sporting success. Her father, Fred, caters for her every need, investing Talia's millions and providing a life of royalty for his only child. But while Fred Gallo is on a business trip to Brazil, Talia's 18th birthday occurs. She wants to have the wildest night in Hollywood history, and she wants it badly. But when everything goes wrong, the Hollywood brat is forced to accept reality and is sent crashing to the dirt. Join Talia, Fred and some mysterious others in an exciting tale of adventure, self discovery and acceptance.
Poynter Primary School wrote The Plant Who Had Too Much Plutonium. In this story there is a giant plant, chain saws, wood choppers, an invisible man, a nurse and a swimmer. All these people are trying to defeat a giant plant. There is no way. You don't want to miss this book.
Poynter Primary School wrote False Murder. Poppy, a waitress at Seaside Cafe lives a normal life until she is plunged into a quest to escape prison and catch the person who lead police to believe that she was a murderer. Along the way, Poppy meets a dolphin who helps her escape from the Long Island Prison, and Father Richard, a young priest, who helps her find the courage to be brave and do what's right.
Poynter Primary School wrote Porky's Fire. Porky the pig has a very selfish and mean owner - Bob. Porky would really like to get revenge on him, but how? Porky eventually comes up with a wicked plan and hopes it will work out all right.
Forrestfield Primary School Shakespear's Apprentices wrote Magic, Meat & Mayhem. Asphixia is a pretty, white witch living in an old, shabby cottage with her evil grandmother. Bazza is a porky, lonely butcher whose best friend is a stuffed polar bear named Lucky. When the Royal Show comes to town, hi-jacking helicopters, falling in love and getting stuck on a Ferris wheel is just part of this rollicking read!.
Aquinas College Junior School Red Backs wrote Dragon Down Under. Islund is growing and the townsfolk thriving. A beautiful church is built. Then the dragon disappears. All hell breaks loose. Four warriors must climb the great hill, facing challenges along the way, until a survivor is left on top of the great cones and all is restored ... or turned to stone.
Albany PEAC wrote Graffiti in Blue. Phred is not your average penguin. He speaks three different languages, has an IQ of 200 and can spell better than most humans. But, Phred has a problem. Opal Fielding, the queen of the Wattle Palace Cafe is using him in a money-making scheme. He has to talk like a three year old, announce the day's specials and dance for guest's entertainment. Phred wants one thing. Freedom. Can Phred, along with the help of his friend Jeff, escape the queen's clutches, run away safely and get to Australia Zoo before feeding time?
Christmas Island DHS CI Wonders wrote The Last Dollar. When a broke girl finds a coin on the road she picks it up, but when she does she hears a mysterious voice. She doesn't know where it came from and she thinks she is crazy until she stares down at her hands ...
Mukinbudin DHS Primary School wrote Prison Audition. What happens when you put a handyman with a compulsive eating problem, a worried but faithful millipede, a grouchy teacher who blabbers on about her acting days, a bunch of school kids and a spoilt chihuahua in an old prison at a casting for an old movie?
Corpus Christi College Power Rangers wrote Diary of Bryan. This is a compelling story about a young boy's life. It shows the ups and downs as a teenager and how fame and fortune is not everything. He finds a magical diary that helps him on the way to get his life back on track. With the help of his Guardian Angel he finds out the true meaning to life.
St Madeleines Primary School Team 1 wrote Life or Death for the Hidden Treasure. Brad is a dad of two children who lives in the forest where he is a park ranger. Janet, a construction worker, starts to build a resort and disturb the forest. Brad knows about the legend of the hidden treasure. Can Brad find the treasure and save the forest from destruction? During Brad's search for the hidden treasure he falls prey to the salt water crocodile. Will Brad survive the adventure?
St Madeleines Primary School Team 2 wrote The Lord Howe Great Skate. Tamara loves skate boarding, and when she gets to enter a skating competition, she is not sure that her step-dad will let her participate. Tamara learns a valuable lesson that growing up is important for her, and as she starts to get along better with her step-dad, she learns that she needs to accept and to like people for who they are, and so her life journey of maturity begins.
Pymble Ladies College Junior School wrote Colliding Gravity. Honey has just disappeared from Kingfisher Island. Her sister, Catherine, is worried and knows something is wrong. She sets off on a rescue journey filled with adventure, mystery and magic. What will become of Honey? How far will people go to brcome famous? Honey has taken it to a whole moo level.
Christ The King Girls Team wrote Sounds of Endless Love. Graham and Sarai are brought together by a mysterious necklace that holds the music and the key to their endless love. The face many hardships and difficult challenges. Will their hearts be strong enough and not seize? Who said the road to love was easy?
Christ The King Team 1 wrote Finding the Stolen Honey Jewel. The Sceptre of Nova and the Honey Jewel have been stolen from a secret museum inside Timber Mill. Whoever has stolen these items could control the whole world! Join Private Detective Jones, Curator Roy and Luke the Werewolf in their search across the city to find these weapons of mass destruction.
La Salle College wrote The Hidden Tracks of Tasmania. The outskirts of Hobart are home to man, rail and Tasmanian tigers in museums. Single mother, Marjorie Stanford is completely immersed in her work and leaves her daughter Elizabeth with the responsibility of caring for her two year old sibling, Jonathon. The burden becomes too much and Beth revolts against her mum and begins dating, Cole, the seventeen year old hairdressing boy of her mother’s nightmares. From strained relationships with parents through museums and railway tracks to the edge of your seat, this story takes the characters and readers alike on a steep journey. Get ready to never read another story again, because this one has it all
Applecross Senior High School Royll Team wrote Against All Odds. “Against All Odds” is a modern twist on a fairytale, involving Princess Ionian, a spoilt princess looking for a suitor, Dorian, a talking pig looking for the princess’ attention, and Steele, a horserider who thinks of himself as more of a hero. Through out the story conflicts emerge, in a modern-day setting, contrary to the events that occur within the tale itself. It goes against typical stereotypes of characters to prove that some wishes, against all odds, can come true.
Applecross Senior High School The Other Team wrote Project Aurora. When Cynthia Bailey goes on a geological expedition, she never expects to find herself lost in a deserted town with a half mad dog-washer in a place where time is twisted. The abandoned town she seeks to uncover holds deeper secrets than the surface yields.Aaron is a lonely and disgruntled drop-out who washes dogs for a living and is once again disappointed with life. He finds himself in a desolate landscape with only a feisty red head and a talking worm. He must discover his talents to sort out history and change the land which has been scarred by past human intervention.
St Stephens School Genius Inc Team wrote Mad Cow Madness. A Maintenance Man, A World Class Skier, A Twisted Terrorist going by the name Mad Cow, The Imminent Threat of a Bomb. Fun Puzzles: Solve them before the bomb explodes. It's a race against time as Liam, a maintenance man, and Ava, an Olympic skier, play the dastardly game of a deranged terrorist trying to blow up Sydney Airport. Help them uncover the clues and solve the puzzles to prevent a day of destruction.
St Stephens School Blueburgers Team wrote Glamourless. What do a surfer, a clown and a pig all have in common? You may think nothing but you are absolutely wrong. This is a story about how the unlikeliest of characters can collide through a series of inevitable events.
Presbyterian Ladies College Isabella Hynes Team wrote Gold Max 2000. Tony, Brad and Gerome all meet together to invent a new machine that has never been seen before. They encounter many problems along the way, but manage to solve these through team work and problem solving.
Presbyterian Ladies College Sophie Mills Team wrote Honey Lawn. There is a mad scientist who owns an old observatory next to a farm. The mad scientist is a world-class farmer. He has been working with goats, cows and horses for over 20 years. He now has mastered the art of tasty grass-making. He enters a competition to win an amazing prize. There is one problem to this magical story. What is hiding in the bathroom? Will this potentially stop the mad scientist fom winning the grand prize he has worked his whole life for? Will he ever get into the bathroom alive?
Presbyterian Ladies College Isabelle Raiter Team wrote The Salty Spill. The beautiful Avon River is a haven for all animals, but when the trees alongside the river are torn down and pulled out of the soil, salt spills out of the roots and into the fresh clear water. The freshwater river becomes salty and the animals have no awareness of this.This story is about a sick kangaroo named Jack and a surfer who is disgusted at what the tree-cutters are doing to the environment. It is about two young children who want to help save the animals and nature, and one sandalwood cutter who is only following job orders. This story is for anyone who loves the environment and who believes they can help. After all, every little thing counts.
Presbyterian Ladies College Stephanie Bell Team wrote Droughts Day Out. Drought is a young boy with a passion for exploring. He loves to learn new things everyday and, with the help of a journalist called Vikki, he is able to explore and discover a mining construction site.
Presbyterian Ladies College Rebecca Cole Team wrote The Factory. When a struggling band travels to the country during their summer break they come across an abandoned factory. Will this lead them to the stardom they've been dreaming of, or mean the end of the band forever?
Wesley College Team 1 wrote By the Stroke of a Brush. James never believed in magic. He never believed that a paintbrush found at the bottom of a forgotten chest could possibly bring back his parents from the dead. But when he discovers that the key to the secret of life is the old dusty paintbrush given to him by his father, he gets his last chance... All that stands between him and his parents is an army of marines, 100 kilometres of abandoned train track and a small crab...
Wesley College Team 2 wrote The Secret of Lake Horse. Maggie Stoker had a secret. One apparently worth dying for to keep covert. What secret does Lake Horse have that killed its Guardian? That is what former police officer now swagman, Banjo, is trying to find out. This tale has twists and turns and even marks of voodoo dolls in blood. This story will be captivating to anyone ready to read the Legend of Lake Horse.
Nagle Catholic College - The Dische Society wrote Silent Music. Ruby Dylan is a teenage punk, and Thomas Crane is a scholar and curator of a museum. How can these two seemingly unrelated people unite in the centre of the desert? Silent Music is a tale of self discovery which explores the past, experiences the present, and extends beyond the future.
Nagle Catholic College Creative Kids wrote A Parting Gift. The arrival of The Swagman in a small outback town leads to him overhearing about the existence of an unknown treasure. He tracks it to its source and is captured by a mysterious woman with deadly motives. He is forced to do her will, and the tasks required of him will lead him to doubt the sincerity of the deal for his life he has made. Will the woman succeed, and why does she need The Swagman so badly? This is a tale of sacrifice, discovery and the supernatural.
Hampton Senior High School wrote The Royal Macadamia. Do you believe in time travel? Do you believe you can go to different time eras? Do you believe that dinosaurs roamed the earth? Herbert Dune believed. He had the courage to find, to discover, to believe. The forty-one year old father of an independent ten year old daughter was never an ordinary man; he had discovered the means to time travel. If you had discovered what time travelling really is... what would you do? Where would you go?
Mazenod College wrote Awakening. This is an adventure novel based upon the plight of Gareth Williamson, an ex ANZAC, and his close friend, Sara van Peston, a budding young Dutch naturalist's fateful climb to the top of fabled Himalayan peak 'Macchapucchre' only to unknowingly awaken 'Shi-Yen' - an ancient being of ageless evil from the depths of humanity's dark past. Obliged to fight for all that they hold dear, Gareth and Sara begin an unlikely journey to defeat the being and its army of miniature slaves, and the journey to each other's hearts.
Carey Baptist College wrote Honey and Levi: The Dream Team. Levi the space astronaut, Honey the wannabe acrobat and Dylan the didgeridoo - an unlikely combination you may think, but these three are best friends. Honey is struggling to deal with her parents who seem to be doing anything they can to stop her from being what she loves. Levi has just been fired, crashed his space ship and has no idea how to fix it. Dylan? He has the toughest job of all - putting up with Levi and his clumsiness. Will they follow their hearts and fulfill their dreams?
Carey Baptist College wrote The Abyss. As Minx's eyes slowly closed for the last time, her last breath leaving her small chest, she smiled inwardly at what Abyss and Avery had overlooked: she was a cat, and though they had defeated her this time, they had only stolen one of her nine lives.
Canning Vale College wrote Magician's Revenge. Glamour, the clumsy spy, is on an adventure with Eugene, the nerdy boy, to save the teachers of Smithingville Primary School from the evil magician, Jaques Escargot. He thinks he's French, but his best friend Bunsy knows the truth. Will the teachers be returned to earth before they are used as guinea pigs? Or will they be doomed to a distant planet for the rest of eternity? Recommended for ages 10-14 years.
Kingsway College Team 5 wrote Escape to Freedom. Left with no choicw bur to jump. Trent finds himself on a mysterious island which he calls his own - Freedom Island. Little is he aware that it is actually Matata Island, home to the TaTa Tribe, whose purpose is to protect their island at all costs. Trent's life is in danger as he is forced to risk all to survive a blazing bush fire. "Being yourself is the best person you can be.".
Kingsway College Team 2 wrote Freedom. Alex and Tim are meant to be brother and sister but they don't even talk to each other. But now, after each receives half a letter from their deceased parents, they are forced to re-unite and make amends. With Tim hiding a secret from Alex, will he break down and tell her and let him help? Will they overcome their conflicts as siblings and be able to come to each other's rescue when required?
St Mary's Angilcan Girls School SMAGS wrote A Curly Tale. People come from far and wide to watch Glenda the belly-dancing pig perform. But Glenda is unhappy; she yearns for something more. When she visits an old run-down timber mill she realizes what she is missing out on. She must make a choice between what she loves and her duty to her friend.
Shenton College Team 2 wrote Sweet Reunions. Lucy's life has been more unfortunate than others; she is an orphan, left on her own as a baby. But when she encounters a wise old war veteran it is the start of an epic adventure ruled by imagination. It is a story of friendship, belonging and hope, of finding a home and a family. It is a story of one sweet reunion.
Shenton College Team 3 wrote Requiem for a Dream. Stuck between reality and dreaming, which do you prefer? Haunted by a mysterious figure, The Juggler ... Seeing faces, faces everywhere ... How can you tell the difference? No control. No escape. Recommended age 12 plus.
Shenton College Team 1 wrote A Waistcoat, a Briefcase & 112 Fantastical Creatures. In a world where stars can fly, confetti is never ending, and one meets fantastical creatures at every corner, Penny is amazed when she finds the Hospital of Non-Belief.
Shenton College Team 4 wrote A Legendary Tale of Epic Proportions. A Sky Diver called Skye Diver, an evil Timmy, a gargantuan platypus (of which the plural is platypi); all are involved in this series of extraordinary events and circumstances which will change the world. Forever.
Shenton College Team 5 wrote The Pipeline. The pipeline's broken and slowly the town is running out of water. Faced with decisions to help or to run away, Charlie's desire for a city life and his unfilled dreams will take him to a place he never thought he could reach. After all, there's no better way to make a decision than to not have to make it at all. Captivatingly honest. The Pipeline is a story of growing up, moral decisions, and most of all the struggle of a small town. Life is hard, but living it is harder.
Cunderdin Agricultural COllege Cundy Ag Boys wrote Pinch of Salt. Pedro the park ranger is on a mission to battle the environmental issues of salt encroachment which is destroying the native environment that Pedro loves dearly. In desperation Pedro attempts to plant old man salt bush to combat the issue of salt. Little does Pedro know there is someone out there to compete against him who is spreading the salt encroachment.
Cunderdin Agricultural COllege Team 2 wrote Brothers at Heart. Imaginary friends, we've all had them, but who knew that they could be so complicated. Charlie Hills, son of Geoff Hills, a renowned farmer in the wheat belt district goes for a harmless stroll through the paddocks which turns into a shocking series of events over the next decade. Spaceships, every child's dream, turn into reality.
Melville Senior High School Team 1 wrote The Framing of the Avon River Vandal. An assignment on ecosystem leads Skye Hamilton to the small riverside town of Avon. But before long, she is lead away from her photos and soil samples towards a strange mystery. An unknown vandal is targeting the Avon River National Park, destroying the local bushland. Can Skye, along with her new friends, Roger, Hanz and Bruce, solve the mystery of Avon Valley's phantom vandal.
Melville Senior High School Dandy Manatees wrote Apocalypse Soon. The year is 2038 and the world has been ripped apart by nuclear war. People now live underground with the exception of one man, Eli. The only reason Eli stays is in memory of his wife, Sally, who was murdered by the mysterious Igor. It seems that the mystery of Sally's death will remail unsolved until a young asian window-washer appears. Will she be able to solve the mystery, or will Igor claim another victim?
Melville Senior High School Team 3 wrote Da Men and Da Mantis. Thus is the novel that Gen Y has been waiting for. It's got action, it's got adventure, it's got guns and it's even got a praying mantis.
Christmas Island DHS Nine Eleven Team wrote Endless Promises. That promise meant nothing to you? Well guess what, it meant something to me. But I guess that's my problem. Will the promise be kept or will it be broken? Will he come back or will he leave? Endless Promises is a book about friends, promises and love. A book for all with a passion for drama.
Corpus Christi College Lit-erally Team wrote Honey. In the deserts of Australia, two strangers are lost in the endless plains of the great Australian, given no choice but to unravel the secrets of the desert. They fight against it for survival, for food, for water and for escape; fighting for their own safety but also for their own sanity. Who will win? And then there is the mysterious horse, stranded...
Melbourne High School - Team 1 wrote It's No Laughing Matter. A series of mysterious robberies of guinea pigs has shocked the city into disarray, but who is behind these atrocities? Detective White is up to the job and he’s determined to solve this case, no matter what it takes, for if he doesn’t the consequences could be catastrophic.
Somerville Secondary College wrote See the Change. What do you do when the entire city is against you? What do you do then? Follow two exceptional individuals as they encounter the true issues that many people see today, and save what is truly important to them.
Swan Hill College Word Mafia wrote Catching Flies with Honey. Jane is no ordinary girl. She doesn't wear pretty clothes or make-up or even fancy shoes. She prefers the skinhead image. But after an argument with her family, she is forced to flee to Alice Springs where she is challenged as a girl on the run.
Narre Warren South P-12 College Team Excelsior wrote The Inevitable Wrath of Nature. Alexi was warped into the future for something he didn't do. Hannah is waiting for a mystery man. John is the cause of all of this. Flesh eating plants are spreading like wild fire.
Narre Warren South P-12 College Narre Alpha Authors wrote The Rescuers. This is a story about a twelve year old girl named Pearl who wants to become a life saver. While swimming on the day of her final race to earn a spot in the life-saving team she gets caught in a rip and seemingly drowns. She is saved bu a friendly dugong who helps her to know and understand more about himself and his fellow dugongs. She learns about their environment and realises that these wonderful creatures are struggling to survive. Pearl and Doug Dugong become The Rescuers.
Viewbank College wrote Honey. One of them is hated by the world, living in a violent home and getting involved in crime as they struggle to sense who they are.The other has been trapped in a derelict basement for 5 years, fighting for freedom while their captors harm many other children like them. Jimmy is a lonely 15 year old who lives in Sydney’s inner western suburbs. He gets involved in crime to free himself from his turbulent home life and the torment he suffers at school. When he comes across Honey, a young girl trapped in a mysterious institute, he feels compelled to help out someone who is just as forlorn as him.
Wantirna School Team 1 wrote More Dollars Than Sense. 27 year old Harry Blaze is an extremely famous T.V. actor. His best friend, who is also his manager, has always planned out his life for him. But when Harry seeks something different and daring, he gets himself into trouble with no one but his imaginary friend around to save him. What will Harry do?
Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College - Punky Princesses wrote To Scratch the Surface. A young construction worker, Penny is utterly in love with a struggling artist named Derek. Meanwhile a middle-aged butcher, Cain, has eyes for the young woman. He pays a woman who is half dragon to create three different potions that will increase his chance to win over the young lady. In the process Derek is turned into a guinea pig before he is meant to attend a meaningful date with Penny. This is when Cain takes his opportunity to win Penny’s heart. Will Penny fall for him or will she realise his true identity before it’s too late?
Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College - Team 47 wrote Forty-Seven. The earth as we know it has been mutated and ravaged by a global nuclear war. The Government of the People of Earth want to find what is hidden in a box inside a shed that will aid them to greater power. But this coveted knowledge is surrounded by a dangerous, cursed maze called The Garden Centre. The GPE creates a reality TV show to entice people to try and find the secret with the help of the glamorous Grace Glamour. The contestants only discover their true purpose once inside the maze. Laika, with the help of her Sherper, must find the secret and then escape the maze; but many obstacles are in their way. But not everything is as it seems.
Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College - Year 8 wrote Caged. Dog is a misunderstood teenager who is longing for freedom and will go to drastic measures to get it. But does he really know what it means to be free?
St Joseph's College - Year 7(1) wrote Wakeville. Wakeville, a tale of survival against all odds. Two mates hit the road on the way to a reunion but crash their car and wander the wilderness until they reach an equally inhospitable town.
St Joseph's College - Year 8 wrote Bondi Junk. Bondi is home to great beaches and one of Sydney’s best skate parks. But underneath all the bright sun is a man who is just trying to find his place in the world.His name is Cruz and this is his story of how he became who he is.“Cruz stumbles his way out of his volcano, which is actually the Bondi skate park, and walks down to the iconic Bondi beach. As he walks down the sand the locals yell out “Go back to Fantasia”. Cruz is never fazed by the tormenting locals, he just points his plastic ruler and casts his silent spell”Cruz is an Australian man who believes he is a wizard, he has an orangutan named Kenneth and he lives in Bondi skate park. He is hit and bashed by the skaters and ends up begging on the street. Along comes Joe, who changes Cruz’s life forever and he will never be the same.
St Joseph's College - Year 9 wrote Regicide. Regicide is the deliberate killing of a monarch. It is the year 2026 and the Queen has come to Australia for her 100th birthday. It is being celebrated outside the Sydney Opera House and the turnout is set to be over one hundred thousand. China, having just been invaded by Britain, is on the brink of anarchy. Now the Queen is about to get more than she expected...
Gilroy Catholic College wrote Prisoner of the Mind. A man and a Woman. How cliched. Except they are both bent on escaping the prison that encases them. And then there's the elf. What could possibly go wrong?
Caroline Chisolm College Team 2 wrote Honey, Teeth, Wine, and all things not so nice. Dennis the Dentist is tired of living in the shadow of his step-sister, Winnie the Wine-maker. So he has devised an evil and diabolical plan to change that…
Caroline Chisolm College Team 3 wrote Help From Above. In a small restaurant, in a small forest, a battle of epic proportions is about to unfold.Will our characters find a solution? How will it end? Or will they need… Help From Above
Kincoppal Rose Bay School wrote I Wish... I Wish... Sophia Belmont is a teenage girl who loved life, reading and school. Well, she did until she moved to a small town. Her love of books was sometimes the only thing keeping her from tears. When she finds a book about a gymnast in the olden days, she becomes engrossed and wishes her life was more interesting, and wishes that she knew someone as amazing and as exciting as the gymnast in the books. She tries to stay strong, but when her grandfather falls sick she does not know what to do. Follow Sophia's adventures as she discovers who she is, who her family is, and overcomes some of the greatest obstacles of human life.
Abbotsleigh Team 1 wrote Overboard. The lightening flashed across the sky, lighting up the girl's face and her vivid green eyes. Monty remembered his sister, his father and the green eyes they all shared. But hers were different, and they knew too much.
Abbotsleigh Team 2 wrote The Painting Heist. Combine a movie star, a sky diver, theft and murder all in one... and you get The Painting Heist. Seventeen year old Rosalie Fletcher struggles with her life on her own. Battling with debt and the death of her parents, Rosalie finds a role in the new movie "The Glamour of Freedom" and meets Mathew Tennant, an undercover ASIO agent, investigating the missing paintings from the National Art Gallery Tormented by her eviction from her house, Rosalie sees a painting... no ordinary painting but the "Herzegovina" worth more than four million dollars, which is enough to pay off her house loan. However she doesn't know a few things... Mathew is after the person who stole the painting and somebody else is after the "Herxegovina" as well.
Abbotsleigh Team 3 wrote Broken Chords. Douglas McPherson (a.k.a. the famous rapper 'Dogg') had always been attached to his loving Belgian sheepdog, Honey. On an unexpected trip to Nepal to increase his publicity and help the Sherpas, he meets a girl who sings strange music, and finds a very familiar teddy bear. Dogg soon finds that there is more to life than what he thinks there is.
Cranbrook School Las Estrellas wrote Overload. Icarus has just been expelled from Dragontooth Academy and is living in the sewers as a thief. Icarus has also been blesed with magic. What happens when Icarus accidentally sets an army of evil computers loose on the school? Will he have enough power to save Dragontooth Academy?
Cranbrook School - Yesterdays Tomorrow wrote Off Course. American Rapper Marcelone Savvas is on tour in Australia and travelling to his last performance in Melbourne by plane. But little does he know what is to come and that he would find himself befriending Australia's Prime Minister.
Cranbrook School - The Bookshelf wrote Commotion. Jemima struck a match and lit the cannon... When everything goes wrong on the busy Gregory Street, it changes the lives of many people. Follow the stories of the humble Swagman, Jeff, the scheming acrobat, Jemima, and the caring polar bear, Max, in their tales of survival, destruction amd just trying to get a job. Commotion is a book of action, adventure and friendship, and one that you certainly won't want to put down once you've picked it up.
Cranbrook School Silenced Coffee wrote The Little Man. When a new political party is elected in Australia, Australia's farming industry comes under constant scrutiny. Standards are lifted left and right and centre, and farmers who don't comply are forced from their farms. However, when Australia's most dangerous farm is discovered, George, who owns the farm, fights back. A gripping story of a farmer, a politician and a magical watch.
Cranbrook School - The Cranberries wrote Hybrid. In the year 2084, progression in the global fight against terrorism has not gone very far. When Australin soldier, Steven 'Jester' Rider is called to action in the third Iraq war, refusal is his only moral option. But terror overseas is not the only issue. For back home in the city of Perth, something has gone wrong. Very wrong.
Cranbrook School - Jono's Army wrote Renewed Love. Single mother, Mary, and her ten year old son, Max, were busily renovating their house when Mary's ex-husband, Paul, turned up with her high school boyfriend, Tony, a charming young man. Tension rises between Mary and Paul and a shock revelation is revealed which will change the lives of Mary and Tom forever.
Cranbrook School - The Bill of Writers wrote The One That Got Away. Bruce is fed up with the humble country life of a shearer. He's always followed the same routine and needs some adventure. There is also a very annoying ostrich following him around. He hears there is a species of fish no one has ever caught and decides to go for it.
Pymble Ladies College wrote A single Step. The tale of two unlikely souls brought together by two very different passions, a love of justice and a reckless vandal. Will justice be served? Find out in this fun-filled wacky adventure how sometimes an enthusiasm for the obscure is the greatest asset a person can have.
Marist Sisters College - The Marist Girls wrote Number One. Subject to excessive memory loss, a writer strives to uncover the mystery that was his kidnapping. Provided with numerous objects that trigger the recollection of forgotten secrets, he endeavours to remain sane. Secluded in a desolate dungeon, he attempts to decipher a code that threatens the presence of life itself.
Kambala wrote The Iron Droplet. Once upon a time around 600 years ago, a mysterious man saved a witch from the stake. A charm was given to the man to protect him from any harm. This charm was unique. As a glamorous witch tries to launch a flood, it is up to a con-man and an elf to save the day. With rosy red lips and her blue, green, silk dress, Adelaide is a charming witch. But she has a secret she cannot tell anyone.
Loreto Normanhurst wrote For the Love of Pie. It seems like a normal day for Poppy Hastings as she begins her new school job at her Mother's bakery. However, things are not always as simple as they appear as Poppy finds herself confronted by school bullies, fearsome tree-loppers and mysterious talking wombats with a fetish for pie ....
St Andrew's College Team 2 wrote Historia. A story about two friends closer than brothers, finding love and discovering family. Join Samuel and Darren on an adventure to a lost parallel world, where nothing is as it seems. Watch them as they overcome obstacles and defeat evil with a twist. Can they help save the land form the evil Penelope and give the kingdom back to the rightful owner? Only time will tell.
Marian College Kenthurst Team 1 wrote Dreams. On the Sunshine Coast of Australia lived an adopted boy named Ralph. He and his mother have just moved there and Ralph is the new kid at school. In an attempt to make some new friends, he holds a halloween party. He soon learns to never eat too many lollies because after eating some honey to make himself feel better, Halloween suddenly takes a nasty turn for the worst ... Join Ralph as he embarks on a long journey to return home. He will soon face challenges that he will need to face with courage and determination to save him from an unknown place.
Marian College Kenthurst Team 2 wrote The Haven. This story reveals intense truths and shows the bond between two friends, as strong as the bond between mother and daughter. Can Rat and Honey get Angel back? Will Angel forgive Honey, her mum, for letting her go? Will Angel ever find a true home in which she belongs? This heart-warming story reveals the true meaning of family that will make your heart jump.
Marian College Kenthurst Team 4 wrote Always Lamun. To anyone else, Honey's life couldn't get any better: a movie in production, the looks, the fame, the fortune... But Honey is missing one of the most important aspects of her life: her best friend, Lamun. For the first time these two inseperable friends are apart. How will they still hold on to the bond they had? Follow Honey as she tries to deal with neglect, pressure, loneliness and the knowledge that her beloved country is about to fall apart.
Marian College Kenthurst Team 5 wrote The Rise and Fall of Kevin The Killer Bee. A momentary lapse in time, hanging from the rim of the bowl, I lean forward, absorbing gravity's pull. A young teenager by the name of TJ and her trusty companion, Kevin the Killer Bee, embark on a journey of dangerous missions, intense rescues and skateboarding. The government organisation, The Establishment, is stripping all rights from residents, and only TJ and her friends can save the day.
Marian College Kenthurst Team 6 wrote Goggle. An epic tale of a chimp's struggle to find himself. When a Tanzanian Chimpanzee is made to work in an Adeladian call centre, his work comsumes him and he loses his family. Ron throws himself into his work, when a dodgy phone line causes him to overhear a devious conversation. Svetlana, a Russian Ballet Dancer, along with her Russian-Antarctican sidekick, BLT, plan a fake party as part of a Communist plot to take over Australia. In a party of unsuspecting Australian citizens, only Ron can save the day.
Marian College Kenthurst Team 7 wrote Hook, Lines and Tinker. When unemployed sailor, Brian Hook, sees the opportunity of a lifetime in the kidnapping of professional athlete, Leah Gerard, he fails to take into account that she is in fact a fictional character from a popular sitcom. This mistake leads Hook and his pet Penguin, Tinkerbell, on a journey that may strain their already fragile relationship.
Riverside High School Team 1 wrote The Truth Bites. Dave is just your average bloke making a living as a handyman, but since the disappearance of his wife, things have never been the same. Josephine's life changed dramatically when she was burdened with drawditis - an incurable disease. She dismissed the people in her life, even those she loved the most. Dave wants to rebuild the high school where he met his sweetheart and Josephine wants to keep her precious Drawditis Centre operating, so she - and the rest of society - can stay safe. Only one will get what they want. Who will succeed?
Riverside High School Team 2 wrote Of Mammoth Proportions. When Amanda-Oxide Arthur, a bright young mechanic, creates a machine that will revolutionise the world, she thinks that she will finally make a name for herself and show everyone that she isn’t a stereotypical blonde. But one mistake made by her father, Mr. Bob Arthur, a science teacher at the local school, leads to unforeseeable consequences. Things get further and further out of control and a deadly deal made with a mysterious organisation will force Amanda to risk everything she has worked for to save the life of one special “little” animal.
St Laurence's College wrote Freedom. A Mother who is desperately searching for her son... A son who is desperately searching for his hidden father... A father who is desperately trying to hide who he really is... A moving story about a boy who wants to know the truth but his curiosity will test him and his mother. How far are they prepared to go?
KSP Writers Centre - Thursday Night Group wrote The Wytchcliff Witch. The sleepy seaside village of Wytchcliff sets the scene for a scary tale of Witches, Caves and a mystical Talking Tawny Frogmouth. A birthday party goes terribly wrong and it’s up to Jimmy to save the day against frightening odds. Rock falls, rising tides and a race against time – Can Jimmy beat the odds to save his sister’s life?
Newroc Nomads wrote Rat Magic. Life is fairly quiet for Carly, an only child. She is a 12 year old country girl who has two loves in her life - book reading and her pet rat, Derek. The district's lack of rain means no harvest this year and the community spirit is at its lowest. Things are about to change. Carly's mother, Gloria, is busy organising 'The Big Event' and nothing runs smoothly. Derek is on the loose and what is the secret that grandfather, Fred, is hiding? Will Carly ever be able to pull the community and the family together.
Martin Chambers Team wrote Alien in the Cupboard. Andi is the new kid in town. But an accident in the main street right in front of everyone that matters sets her on a collision course with an aging hippie handyman and his surfer dog. While she seeks solace and talks to wormies, and he tries to open a cupboard, each has to battle their own aliens. What they find in the cupboard will surprise you.
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