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Pirate Queen: The Legend of Grace O’Malley

By Tony Lee - Published 2019

Genres:

Biographical FictionChildren/Young Adult

Grace O’Malley was lord of the O Maille dynasty in the west of Ireland. The story opens with her childhood, brought up ...Read Review

The Steam Whistle Theatre Company

By Vivian French - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Victorian London. Pa Pringle’s family theatre company, newly renamed The Steam Whistle Theatre Company, is heading north to Uncaster by train (a ...Read Review

Lucky Button

By Michael Foreman (illus.) - By Sir Michael Morpurgo - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1970s London: Jonah has always struggled to fit in at school. He’s too busy to make friends, spending his time caring for ...Read Review

Julius Zebra: Entangled with the Egyptians!

By Gary Northfield - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is the third in the bestselling Julius Zebra series. Julius is a gladiatorial champion, a liberator of enslaved beasts, and a rebel ...Read Review

On the Blue Comet

By Rosemary Wells - Published 2010

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Oscar Ogilvie lives with his father in Cairo, Illinois, at the end of Lucifer Street. He is an 11-year-old boy who shares a ...Read Review

Lady Jane Grey: Queen for Sale

By Caroline Corby - Published 2010

Genres:

Nonfiction

One of the series Before They Were Famous from Walker Books, this title by Caroline Corby is surprisingly readable. Often fictionalised biographies can ...Read Review