Usborne

Where the World Ends

By Geraldine McCaughrean - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Based on a real event, this is a story that sings to the soul. It belongs—in shoals—in every school and library. ...Read Review

The Earth is Singing

By Vanessa Curtis - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1940, Riga, Latvia. Fifteen-year-old Hanna Michelson is training to be a ballet dancer and she has a boyfriend, the handsome Uldis. Life was good – ...Read Review

The Middle of Nowhere

By Geraldine McCaughrean - Published 2013

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Comity Pinny’s mother dies of a snake bite in the remote Australian outback where her father runs the telegraph station in Kinkindele. ...Read Review

Quest of the Gods: Attack of the Scorpion Raiders

By Dan Hunter - Published 2012

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young AdultFantasy

The evil Pharaoh Obo has chosen to ally himself with Set, the Egyptian god of darkness. The good gods who protect Egypt have ...Read Review

Traitor’s Kiss

By Pauline Francis - Published 2011

Genres:

Children/Young AdultThriller

Elizabeth I is one of England’s best known rulers and is often described as the ‘Virgin Queen’. This novel explores her early ...Read Review

Shadow of the Ninja

By Andrew Matthews - Published 2010

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

Japan 1575, a country ruled by feuding warlords. In his second adventure, the young Samurai Jimmu finds his old master, Lord Ankan, in trouble. ...Read Review

Jimmy’s Stars

By Mary Ann Rodman - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Ellie doesn’t want her brother Jimmy to go to war. He’s her favourite person in the whole world. Smug Victoria Gandeck ...Read Review

Beowulf

By Rob Lloyd Jones - Published 2009

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Anglo-Saxon Denmark. In this re-telling of Beowulf, Rob Lloyd Jones’s story and Victor Tavares’s illustrations make the perfect match. The story ...Read Review

The Story of Robin Hood

By Rob Lloyd Jones - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This simple tale has the bare bones of the Robin Hood story: Robin Hood, Sherwood Forest, the outlaw band who rob the rich ...Read Review

Time Train to the Blitz

By Sophie Mackenzie - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Using the device of time travel via a train that appears from nowhere Joe, Scarlett and Pippy the dog go where fate sends ...Read Review