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WONDERSTRUCK (Hardback)
By: Brian Selznick, Brian Selznick (Illus)
Scholastic US
Published: 13/09/2011
Ben's story takes place in 1977 and is told in words. Rose's story in 1927 is told entirely in pictures. Ever since his mother died, Ben feels lost. At home with her father, Rose feels alone. When B...

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BEYOND THE BRIGHT SEA (Paperback)
By: Lauren Wolk
Corgi Childrens
Published: 01/05/2017
Wolk is a big new talent' - The TimesCrow has lived her whole life on a tiny, starkly beautiful island. But it is only when a mysterious fire appears across the water that an unspoken question of he...

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ISLAND AT THE END OF EVERYTHING (Paperback)
By: Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Chicken House Ltd
Published: 04/05/2017
Ami lives on Culion, where some of the inhabitants - including her mother - have leprosy. She loves her home - but then islanders untouched by sickness are forced to leave. Desperate to return, Ami ...

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LETTERS FROM THE LIGHTHOUSE (Paperback)
By: Emma Carroll
Faber & Faber
Published: 01/06/2017
After months of bombing raids in London, twelve-year-old Olive Bradshaw and her little brother Cliff are evacuated to the Devon coast. Desperate to be helpful, Olive becomes his post-girl, carrying ...

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WAVE ME GOODBYE (Paperback)
By: Jacqueline Wilson
Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Published: 08/02/2018
She doesn't know where she's going, or what's going to happen to her when she gets there.Shirley is billeted in the country, with two boys from East End London, Kevin and Archie - and their experien...

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THE LAST WOLF (Paperback)
By: Michael Morpurgo
Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Published: 02/01/2003
Robbie McLeod and a wolf cub, both orphaned, venture far from their birthplace, a land of rebellious fighters and vicious redcoats. But when at last Robbie finds a place where he can peacefully make...

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REFUGEE (Paperback)
By: Alan Gratz
Scholastic
Published: 05/10/2017
This action-packed novel tackles topics both timely and timeless: courage, survival, and the quest for home. Three kids go on harrowing journeys in search of refuge. And although Josef, Isabel, and ...

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MAYBE (Paperback)
By: Morris Gleitzman
Puffin
Published: 21/09/2017

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E SKY CHASERS (Paperback)
By: Emma Carroll
Chicken House Ltd
Published: 04/01/2018
Magpie witnesses a strange spectacle above the streets of Paris: a boy suspended in the air. It ends in disaster - even so, Magpie is enthralled by the idea of flying. But others, too, are determine...

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SKYWARD: FEMALE PILOTS OF WW2 (Hardback)
By: Sally Deng
Published: 01/06/2018
An exciting book based on historical figures, readers follow three women across the United States, England, and Russia at the outbreak of World War 2 as they pursue their dreams of becoming pilots.

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UNVEILING VENUS (Paperback)
By: Sophia Bennett
Stripes Publishing
Published: 13/07/2017
On a trip to Venice, Mary finds herself faced with a terrible dilemma when her friend Kitty's aristocratic fiance, Arthur Malmesbury, declares his love for her. Should Mary make her way to fame, for...

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THE THIEVES OF OSTIA (Paperback)
Book 1
By: Caroline Lawrence
Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing G...
Published: 01/12/2001
It's AD 79. Someone is killing Ostia's dogs and Flavia Gemina - inquisitive, bossy and brave - wants to find out who and why ...

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WOLF HOLLOW (Paperback)
By: Lauren Wolk
Corgi Childrens
Published: 30/06/2016
Annabelle has lived in Wolf Hollow all her life: a quiet place, still scarred by two world wars. But when cruel, manipulative Betty arrives in town, Annabelle's calm world is shattered, along with e...

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POLLY''S MARCH (Paperback)
By: Linda Newbery
Published: 01/02/2018

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ROMANS ON THE RAMPAGE (Paperback)
By: Jeremy Strong
Puffin
Published: 01/01/2015
Perilus is a Roman boy who is crazy about chariot racing. He loves to practise in his own homemade chariot (pulled by the family goat) and dreams of riding in the Circus Maximus himself one day.

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LUCKY BUTTON (Paperback)
By: Sir Michael Morpurgo
Published: 05/07/2018

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UNTITLED MURDER MOST UNLADYLIKE 6 (Paperback)
By: Robin Stevens
Puffin
Published: 08/02/2018

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PURPLE HEARTS (Paperback)
By: Michael Grant
Electric Monkey
Published: 08/02/2018
It's 1944, and it feels to everyone like the war will never end. Rio Richlin, Frangie Marr and Rainie Shulterman have all received accolades, been 'heroes', earned promotion - in short, they've all ...

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A BERLIN LOVE SONG (Paperback)
By: Sarah Matthias
Troika Books
Published: 23/03/2017

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PRIVATE PEACEFUL (Paperback)
By: Michael Morpurgo
HarperCollins
Published: 01/12/2010
A stunning edition of this modern classic of World War One, featuring an introduction by the author and insightful testimonies from soldiers.

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