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Bone Talk

By Candy Gourlay - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

In this wonderful and unusual novel, Candy Gourlay sets out to give a voice to the people of the Philippines, where she grew ...Read Review

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

Jack Fortune: And the Search for the Hidden Valley

By Sue Purkiss - Published 2017

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

I had not read anything by Sue Purkiss before, and this novel, set in 1768, turned out to be a treat. Jack Fortune is ...Read Review

Maybe

By Morris Gleitzman - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

Newly named Australian Children’s Laureate for 2018/19, Morris Gleitzman is known for making tough issues accessible to young readers through his trademark humour. ...Read Review

Wave Me Goodbye

By Jacqueline Wilson - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

‘To be a successful human being, you need to be in touch with other people’s feelings’, Jaqueline Wilson said recently about promoting ...Read Review

A Berlin Love Song

By Sarah Matthias - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultRomance

Perfectly pitched to YA readers, this is a beautifully evoked love story between a Romani girl and a German soldier during WWII. The ...Read Review

The Calling

By Philip Caveney - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasyTime-slip

This is an unusual ‘historical’ novel that magically transports famous figures of the past to the present, where they help resolve both a ...Read Review

The Making of Mollie

By Anna Carey - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

I was immediately drawn into this story by the easy tone of 14-year-old Mollie writing to her friend at boarding school. The book ...Read Review

Little Stars: A Hetty Feather Mystery

By Jacqueline Wilson - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

I’d read the first Hetty Feather adventure some time ago and was curious to see how this foundling child had developed by ...Read Review

World War II Tales, 4: The Phantom Farm

By Terry Deary - Published 2015

Genres:

AdventureChildren/Young Adult

This title is from a new series by the much loved Terry Deary, of Horrible Histories fame. The series offers exciting stories from ...Read Review