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This Is Our World

This Is Our World
  • Author(s): Tracey Turner, Asa Gilland (Illustrator)
  • Location(s): World
  • Genre(s): Children
  • Era(s): N/A

This Is Our World, written by Tracey Turner, is a colourful celebration of our planet’s cultural and environmental diversity – an unforgettable journey that brings the people, customs and wildlife of twenty places around the world vividly to life...

This is Paradise

This is Paradise
  • Author(s): Hyok Kang
  • Location(s): North Korea
  • Genre(s): Biography
  • Era(s): Modern

Hyok Kang was eighteen when he escaped from North Korea, a country locked away from the outside world. This personal, illustrated account of school days in a rigidly communist institution and everyday life with his family and community provides...

This is Paradise

This is Paradise
  • Author(s): Will Eaves
  • Location(s): Bath
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Modern

The Alldens live in a ramshackle house in suburban Bath. Don and Emily have four children: confident Liz, satirical Clive, shy Lotte, and Benjamin, the late arrival. Together they take the usual knocks, go to work, go abroad, go...

This is Paradise!

This is Paradise!
  • Author(s): Hyok Kang
  • Location(s): North Korea
  • Genre(s): Autobiography/Memoirs
  • Era(s): early 2000s

Hyok Kang was eighteen when he escaped from North Korea, a country locked away from the outside world. This personal, illustrated account of school days in a rigidly communist institution and everyday life with his family and community provides...

This Magnificent Dappled Sea

This Magnificent Dappled Sea
  • Author(s): David Biro
  • Location(s): Italy, Brooklyn
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Two strangers—generations and oceans apart—have a chance to save each other in this moving and suspenseful novel about family secrets and the ineffable connections that lead us to one another. In a small Northern Italian village, nine-year-old Luca Taviano...

This Mortal Boy

This Mortal Boy
  • Author(s): Fiona Kidman
  • Location(s): New Zealand
  • Genre(s): Fiction, Historical
  • Era(s): 1950s

An utterly compelling recreation of the events that led to one of the last executions in New Zealand. Albert Black, known as the ‘jukebox killer’, was only twenty when he was convicted of murdering another young man in a...

This Mournable Body

This Mournable Body
  • Author(s): Tsitsi Dangarembga
  • Location(s): Harare
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

In this tense and psychologically charged novel, Tsitsi Dangarembga channels the hope and potential of one young girl and a fledgling nation to lead us on a journey to discover where lives go after hope has departed. Here we...

This must be the Place

This must be the Place
  • Author(s): Anna Winger
  • Location(s): Berlin
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): 2000s

This One Sky Day

This One Sky Day
  • Author(s): Leone Ross
  • Location(s): Caribbean
  • Genre(s): Fiction
  • Era(s): Contemporary

Dawn breaks across the archipelago of Popisho. The world is stirring awake again, each resident with their own list of things to do: A wedding feast to conjure and cook An infidelity to investigate A lost soul to set...

This Poison Will Remain

This Poison Will Remain
  • Author(s): Fred Vargas
  • Location(s): Nimes
  • Genre(s): Thriller
  • Era(s): Current

After three elderly men are bitten by spiders, everyone assumes that their deaths are tragic accidents. But at police headquarters in Paris, Inspector Adamsberg begins to suspect that the case is far more complex than first appears. It isn’t...

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