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The Boy At The Top Of The Mountain (Paperback): John Boyne The Boy At The Top Of The Mountain (Paperback)
John Boyne 4
R275 R236 Discovery Miles 2 360 Save R39 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of the German mountains. But this is no ordinary time, for it is 1935 and the Second World War is fast approaching; and this is no ordinary house, for this is the Berghof, the home of Adolf Hitler.

Quickly, Pierrot is taken under Hitler’s wing, and is thrown into an increasingly dangerous new world: a world of terror, secrets and betrayal, from which he may never be able to escape.

Passenger (Paperback): Alexandra Bracken Passenger (Paperback)
Alexandra Bracken 1
R175 R151 Discovery Miles 1 510 Save R24 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

New York City, present day... In one night, Etta Spencer is wrenched from everything she knows and loves. Thrown into an unfamiliar world, she can be certain of only one thing: she has travelled not just miles, but years from home.

The Atlantic, 1776... Captain Nicholas Carter is tasked with delivering Etta to the dangerous Ironwood family. They are searching for something - a stolen object they believe only she can reclaim. But Nicholas is drawn to his mysterious passenger, and the closer he gets to her, the further he is from freedom.

The Edges of the World... Together, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by a desperate thief. But as Etta plays deeper into the Ironwoods' game, treacherous forces threaten to separate her not only from Nicholas, but from her path home - for ever.

Refugee (Paperback): Alan Gratz Refugee (Paperback)
Alan Gratz 1
R153 R129 Discovery Miles 1 290 Save R24 (16%) In stock

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . . ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . . MAHMOUD is a Syrian boy in 2015. With his homeland torn apart by violence and destruction, he and his family begin a long trek toward Europe . . . All three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. All will face unimaginable dangers -- from drownings to bombings to betrayals. But there is always the hope of tomorrow. And although Josef, Isabel, and Mahmoud are separated by continents and decades, shocking connections will tie their stories together in the end. This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home

Lafras Cuyper in Venesie: Boek 6 (Afrikaans, Paperback): Karl Kielblock Lafras Cuyper in Venesie: Boek 6 (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Karl Kielblock
R163 Discovery Miles 1 630 Within 10 - 15 working days

Karl Kielblock het verskeie boeke geskryf, waaronder die Lafras Cuyper-reeks baie bekend is en wyd versamel word. Dit handel oor seeavonture in diens van twee oorlogvoerende moondhede vroeg in die 19de eeu. Hierdie is die sesde boek in die reeks, propvol opwinding, spanning en avontuur! n Besoek aan Venesie dit is n droom wat waar word vir die beroemde kaperkaptein Lafras Cuyper. Die droom word egter ru onderbreek toe Lafras een aand in die donker stegies aangeval word. Voor hy die raaisel oor die aanval kan oplos, roep Napoleon hom terug na Parys. Lafras moet Venesie verlaat en ook die aanvallige Justina, wat sy hart so gou verower het. Hy moet met die Turkse goewerneur gaan onderhandel oor drie Franse offisiere wat as gyselaars aangehou word. Tussendeur al die lewensgevaarlike avonture, verskyn die beeld van Justina kort-kort voor Lafras. Hy moet haar weer sien. Hy moet weer terugkeer na Venesie en sy aanvallers. Die verhaal van Lafras Cuyper is op feite gebaseer.

The Princess and the Suffragette (Hardcover): Holly Webb The Princess and the Suffragette (Hardcover)
Holly Webb 1
R218 R170 Discovery Miles 1 700 Save R48 (22%) Within 15 - 20 working days

It is 1913, nine years after the end of A Little Princess saw Sara Crewe escape Miss Minchin's orphanage. Lottie, the smallest girl from the original story, learns about the Suffragette movement from Sara, who returns to visit from time to time. Soon Lottie finds herself sneaking out of the orphanage to attend a demonstration, in defiance of her cold, distant father. A father who has a secret to hide about her own missing mother... It's a story about lost mothers turning up in unexpected situations, the power of friendship and female empowerment.

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke (Hardcover): James Patterson Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life Is a Joke (Hardcover)
James Patterson
R242 R191 Discovery Miles 1 910 Save R51 (21%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Island at the End of Everything (Paperback): Kiran Millwood Hargrave Island at the End of Everything (Paperback)
Kiran Millwood Hargrave 1
R151 R118 Discovery Miles 1 180 Save R33 (22%) Within 15 - 20 working days

Amihan lives on Culion Island, where some of the inhabitants - including her mother - have leprosy. Ami loves her home - with its blue seas and lush forests, Culion is all she has ever known. But the arrival of malicious government official Mr Zamora changes her world forever: islanders untouched by sickness are forced to leave. Banished across the sea, she's desperate to return, and finds a strange and fragile hope in a colony of butterflies. Can they lead her home before it's too late?

The Hired Girl (Paperback): Laura Amy Schlitz The Hired Girl (Paperback)
Laura Amy Schlitz
R190 R149 Discovery Miles 1 490 Save R41 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) (Paperback): Lauren Tarshis I Survived the American Revolution, 1776 (I Survived #15) (Paperback)
Lauren Tarshis
R106 R90 Discovery Miles 900 Save R16 (15%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Oorlogswinter (Afrikaans, Paperback): Jan Terlouw Oorlogswinter (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Jan Terlouw; Translated by Daniel Hugo
R153 Discovery Miles 1 530 Within 10 - 15 working days

Dit is die yskoue winter van 1944/1945. Die Tweede Wereldoorlog woed nog en Nederland ly onder die Duitse besetting. Die 15-jarige Michiel kan nie wag tot hy oud genoeg is om aan die ondergrondse versetsbeweging deel te neem nie. Wanneer Dirk, hulle bure se seun, hom vra om 'n brief af te lewer voel hy dat hy uiteindelik ernstig opgeneem word. Maar Dirk word gearresteer en die persoon aan wie hy die brief moet besorg, word deur die Duitsers doodgeskiet. Gaan Michiel die brief oopmaak en die verantwoordelikheid van die opdrag daarin aanvaar?

E Sky Chasers (Paperback): Emma Carroll E Sky Chasers (Paperback)
Emma Carroll 1
R153 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R33 (22%) Within 15 - 20 working days

A encounter with a boy dangling from the sky changes pickpocket Magpie's life forever. Like her, the boy dreams of flying over the rooftops of Paris. His family, the Montgolfiers, are desperate to be first to discover the secret of flight. Together with Pierre, Magpie is soon caught up in a world of inflatable bloomers, spies and a trio of unruly animals in a race to be the first to fly a hot air balloon - in front of the King and Queen of France.

Witchborn (Paperback): Nicholas Bowling Witchborn (Paperback)
Nicholas Bowling 1
R163 R131 Discovery Miles 1 310 Save R32 (20%) Within 15 - 20 working days

It's 1577. When her mother is burned at the stake for witchcraft, Alyce flees to London. But it isn't just witchfinders she has to worry about. Powerful political forces are also on her trail, dragging her into the feud between Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. As Alyce struggles to understand her own powers, she is drawn into a web of secrets, lies and dark magic that will change the fate of England ...

The Elephant Thief (Paperback): Jane Kerr The Elephant Thief (Paperback)
Jane Kerr 1
R153 R120 Discovery Miles 1 200 Save R33 (22%) Within 15 - 20 working days

When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey. His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. As he rides Maharajah from Scotland to his new home in England, even Queen Victoria follows their journey with delight. But a rival zookeeper wagers on their failure, and soon Danny's shady connections threaten to overturn the mission ...

~Plague: Outbreak in London, 1665 - 1666 (Paperback): Tony Bradman ~Plague: Outbreak in London, 1665 - 1666 (Paperback)
Tony Bradman 1
R112 R88 Discovery Miles 880 Save R24 (21%) Within 15 - 20 working days

London is in the grip of a terrible plague and Daniel has been locked in his own home, doomed to die alongside his infected family. Can he find a way to escape before he catches the disease, too? And with the streets full of criminals and corrupt plague doctors, who can he turn to if he does? A thrilling story about a young boy's fight to stay alive during one of history's deadliest epidemics.

The War I Finally Won (Hardcover): Kimberly Brubaker Bradley The War I Finally Won (Hardcover)
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
R291 R228 Discovery Miles 2 280 Save R63 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
A Little Princess (Paperback): Frances Hodgson Burnett A Little Princess (Paperback)
Frances Hodgson Burnett
R132 R103 Discovery Miles 1 030 Save R29 (22%) Within 15 - 20 working days

Sent to an English boarding school from her home in India, privileged Sara Crewe becomes a show pupil - a "little princess" with luxuries bestowed upon her because of her father's wealth. But when her father dies, Sara's whole life is turned upside down as she is transformed from princess to pauper. Abused by Miss Minchin, the spiteful headmistress who treats her like a slave, Sara finds protection in her imagination and sisterly love in her friend Becky. As she struggles to hold on to the memory of her beloved father, Sara learns that strength doesn't come from wealth - it comes from love. After all, real little princesses are made with kindness.

Maybe (Paperback): Morris Gleitzman Maybe (Paperback)
Morris Gleitzman 1
R149 R124 Discovery Miles 1 240 Save R25 (17%) Within 7 - 11 working days

A powerfully moving addition to Morris Gleitzman's bestselling series about Felix and Zelda which takes place in 1945, following directly on from the story told in Soon. This intensely affecting story will move readers of all ages. It will be welcomed by the many Holocaust educators who use Once, Now, Then, After and Soon to teach upper primary and lower secondary children and embraced by any reader who loves passionate, moving and brilliant stories.

Mae Among the Stars (Hardcover): Roda Ahmed Mae Among the Stars (Hardcover)
Roda Ahmed; Illustrated by Stasia Burrington
R313 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R66 (21%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Serafina Book 3) (Hardcover): Robert Beatty Serafina and the Splintered Heart (Serafina Book 3) (Hardcover)
Robert Beatty
R293 R231 Discovery Miles 2 310 Save R62 (21%) Within 7 - 11 working days
A Skinful of Shadows (Paperback): Frances Hardinge A Skinful of Shadows (Paperback)
Frances Hardinge 1
R195 R168 Discovery Miles 1 680 Save R27 (14%) Within 4 - 8 working days

This is the story of a bear-hearted girl . . . Sometimes, when a person dies, their spirit goes looking for somewhere to hide. Some people have space within them, perfect for hiding. Twelve-year-old Makepeace has learned to defend herself from the ghosts which try to possess her in the night, desperate for refuge, but one day a dreadful event causes her to drop her guard. And now there's a spirit inside her.

The spirit is wild, brutish and strong, and it may be her only defence when she is sent to live with her father's rich and powerful ancestors. There is talk of civil war, and they need people like her to protect their dark and terrible family secret.

But as she plans her escape and heads out into a country torn apart by war, Makepeace must decide which is worse: possession - or death.

A Riddle in Ruby #3: The Great Unravel (Hardcover): Kent Davis A Riddle in Ruby #3: The Great Unravel (Hardcover)
Kent Davis
R313 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R66 (21%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Ahimsa (Hardcover): Supriya Kelkar Ahimsa (Hardcover)
Supriya Kelkar
R317 R247 Discovery Miles 2 470 Save R70 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Freedom Over Me - Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan (Hardcover): Ashley Bryan Freedom Over Me - Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan (Hardcover)
Ashley Bryan
R306 R239 Discovery Miles 2 390 Save R67 (22%) Within 7 - 11 working days
Krygsperd (Afrikaans, Paperback): Michael Morpurgo Krygsperd (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Michael Morpurgo; Translated by Kobus Geldenhuys
R144 Discovery Miles 1 440 Within 10 - 15 working days

Krygsperd (War Horse in die oorspronklike Engels) vertel die aangrypende verhaal van die dapper Joey, 'n perd wat in 1914 verkoop word en kort daarna as oorlogsperd in die middel van die choas en ontbering van die Eerste Wereldoorlog beland. Die boek het aanleiding gegee tot Steven Spielberg se gewilde gelyknamige rolprent, wat in 2011 op die grootskerm vrygestel is.

Spirit Riding Free Book 2 (Hardcover): Suzanne Selfors Spirit Riding Free Book 2 (Hardcover)
Suzanne Selfors
R257 R202 Discovery Miles 2 020 Save R55 (21%) Within 7 - 11 working days
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