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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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ONCE (Paperback)
By: Morris Gleitzman
Puffin
Published: 01/02/2006
Tells the story of a young Jewish boy who is determined to escape the orphanage he lives in to save his Jewish parents from the Nazis in the occupied Poland of the Second World War.

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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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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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THE RUBY IN THE SMOKE (Paperback)
By: Philip Pullman
Scholastic
Published: 01/01/2015
Soon after Sally Lockhart's father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes a man die of fear at her feet. Determined to discover the truth about her fathe...

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THEN (Paperback)
By: Morris Gleitzman
Puffin
Published: 01/01/2009
A little hope goes a long way. I had a plan for me and Zelda. Pretend to be someone else. Find new parents, be safe forever. Then the Nazis came. My name is Felix. This is my story.

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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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A SPOONFUL OF MURDER (Paperback)
By: Robin Stevens
Puffin
Published: 08/02/2018

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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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OUR JACKO (Hardback)
By: Sir Michael Morpurgo
Published: 01/11/2018

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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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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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THE BOOK THIEF (Paperback)
By: Markus Zusak
Definitions
Published: 08/09/2016
SPECIAL 10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION with exclusive extra behind-the-scenes material from the authorIt is 1939. Death has never been busier - and will become busier still. So begins Liesel's love affair...

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NUMBER THE STARS (Paperback)
By: Lois Lowry
HarperCollins
Published: 01/09/2011
In Nazi-occupied Denmark, ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is called upon for a selfless act of bravery to help save her best friend from a terrible fate.Winner of the Newbery Medal, newly reissued i...

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

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To the Edge of the World
By: JULIA GREEN
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By: MARY SHELLEY
Presents the famous story of a young man who thinks he can change the world by making better human beings. Instead he creates a living monster with a mind of its own. This book contains activities designed to support the KS3 Framework for Teaching English and help students to meet the Framework objectives.
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Birthday Boy
By: DAVID BADDIEL
A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David's inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field's witty, stylish illustrations. What if it was every day? This is the story of Sam Green, who really, really, really loves birthdays. He loves the special breakfasts in bed. The presents. The themed parties. Blowing out the candles on his cake. Everything. He is so excited about his 11th birthday, in fact, that he wishes it was his birthday every day. So, at first, it's quite exciting when his birthday happens again the next morning. And again. And again. And again... But it's not long before things start to go wrong. Soon, disaster strikes, threatening something Sam loves even more than birthdays. Sometimes you have to be careful what you wish for
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The Meltdown Diary of a Wimpy Kid
By: JEFF KINNEY
The 13th hilarious book in Jeff Kinney's bestselling Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. When snow shuts down Greg Heffley's middle school, his neighbourhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson. It's a fight for survival as Greg and Rowley navigate alliances, betrayals, and warring gangs in a neighbourhood meltdown. When the snow clears, will Greg and Rowley emerge as heroes? Or will they even survive to see another day?With millions of books sold around the world in 65 editions and 56 languages, Wimpy Kid has turned millions of kids into readers.
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Explorer
By: KATHERINE RUNDELL
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award, Winner of the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year From his seat in the tiny aeroplane, Fred watches as the mysteries of the Amazon jungle pass by below him. He has always dreamed of becoming an explorer, of making history and of reading his name amongst the lists of great discoveries. If only he could land and look about him. As the plane crashes into the canopy, Fred is suddenly left without a choice. He and the three other children may be alive, but the jungle is a vast, untamed place. With no hope of rescue, the chance of getting home feels impossibly small. Except, it seems, someone has been there before them
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Christmas Carol
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We're going on an elf chase
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