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Ruby in the Ruins

By Shirley Hughes - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Set in 1945, this book reveals the devastation the Blitz has had on Ruby and her neighbours as the city around them is bombed ...Read Review

My Brigadista Year

By Katherine Paterson - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Fifteen-year-old Lora wants an education in the worst way, but her Cuban family has no money to spare, and so they initially refuse ...Read Review

Anglo-Saxon Boy

By Tony Bradman - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Magnus, son of Harold Godwinson, lord of the Southern Saxons, leads us through the events that led to his father’s fateful death ...Read Review

Beyond the Wall

By Tanya Landman - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In 4th-century Roman Britain, 15-year-old Cassia is a slave in the household of Titus Cornelius Festus. After he tries to rape her, Cassia ...Read Review

The Dark Days Pact

By Alison Goodman - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

Picking up the narrative in 1812, just a few weeks after the end of the preceding book, The Dark Days Pact jumps right back ...Read Review

Max

By Penny Hueston (trans.) - By Sarah Cohen-Scali - Published 2016Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Originally written in French, this is a startling YA read. It opens as Max addresses us directly from his mother’s womb, ‘I ...Read Review

The Next Together

By Lauren James - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This multi-layered book tells the story of Matthew and Katherine, doomed to meet, fall in love, and die tragically before their time down ...Read Review

Hell and High Water

By Tanya Landman - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultNautical

England, 1752. Caleb, a boy of mixed race, is deserted when his loving father, a puppeteer, is wrongly accused of being a thief and ...Read Review

Book: My Autobiography

By John Agard - By Neil Packer (illus.) - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Book tells the story of writing and book-making from the dawn of time until the current age. Written with wit and humor, this ...Read Review

Whistling in the Dark

By Shirley Hughes - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Whistling in the Dark is a story of friendship and loyalty, set against the backdrop of the Liverpool Blitz. Thirteen-year-old Joan Armitage and ...Read Review

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