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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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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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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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THE AMAZING STORY OF ADOLPHUS TIPS (Paperback)
By: Michael Morpurgo, Michael Foreman (Illus)
HarperCollins
Published: 01/02/2006
A heart-warming tale of courage and warmth, set against the backdrop of the second world war, about an abandoned village, a lifelong friendship and one very adventurous cat!`Classic Morpurgo brillia...

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MY FRIEND WALTER (Paperback)
By: Michael Morpurgo
Egmont Books Ltd
Published: 05/02/2007
A hilarious tale of history come to life, from former Children's Laureate and master storyteller, Michael Morpurgo.Living with a ghost can have its difficulties, I discovered, even if he is your fri...

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HETTY FEATHER (Paperback)
By: Jacqueline Wilson
Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Published: 05/08/2010
The Hospital cares for abandoned children - but Hetty must first live with a foster family until she is big enough to go to school. Featuring a brand-new feisty Victorian heroine, Hetty Feather, thi...

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WAITING FOR ANYA (Paperback)
By: Michael Morpurgo
Egmont Books Ltd
Published: 05/02/2007
It is World War II and Jo stumbles on a dangerous secret: Jewish children are being smuggled away from the Nazis, close to his mountain village in Spain. Now, German soldiers have been stationed at ...

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THE RING OF WATER (YOUNG SAMURAI, BOOK 5) (Paperback)
By: Chris Bradford
Puffin
Published: 03/03/2011
Jack Fletcher has been left for dead. Bruised and battered, Jack Fletcher wakes up in a roadside inn wrapped only in a dirty kimono. He has lost everything, including his memory of what happened. De...

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THE LOTTIE PROJECT (Paperback)
By: Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt (Illus)
Yearling (imprint of Random House Children's Books)
Published: 09/10/2008
I'm Charlie (DON'T call me Charlotte - ever!). She's eleven - like me - but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what...

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UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE (Paperback)
Children of the Famine
By: Marita Conlon-McKenna, Donald Teskey (Illus), P. J. Lynch
O'Brien Press Ltd
Published: 01/09/1990
The first book in the famine trilogyUnder the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Set during the Irish famine, it follows three children...

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AT THE SIGN OF THE SUGARED PLUM (Paperback)
By: Mary Hooper
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Published: 04/08/2003
An historical novel set at the time of The Great Plague in London. It conveys how the atmosphere in London changes from a disbelief that the Plague is anything serious, to the full-blown horror of t...

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THE CROWFIELD CURSE (Paperback)
By: Pat Walsh
Chicken House Ltd
Published: 01/12/2009
It's 1347 and fifteen-year-old Will, an orphan boy, lives at Crowfield Abbey. Sent into the forest to gather wood, he rescues instead, a creature from a trap - a hob, who shares with Will a terrible...

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HALO (Paperback)
By: Zizou Corder
Puffin
Published: 01/01/2010
Washed ashore as a baby in ancient Greece, Halo is discovered by a family of centaurs. Although her true identity remains a mystery, she is loved as one of their own. But when Halo is dragged away b...

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BLOOD RED, SNOW WHITE (Paperback)
By: Marcus Sedgwick
Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing G...
Published: 29/05/2008
The Russian Revolution. Fairy tale, spy thriller, love story. One man's life during the last days of the Romanovs, beautifully imagined by award-winning author Marcus Sedgwick. Shortlisted for the C...

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A NEST OF VIPERS (Paperback)
By: Catherine Johnson
Corgi Childrens
Published: 03/04/2008
Cato Hopkins is the youngest member of Mother Hopkins' 'family' - a group of skilled fraudsters and pickpockets - Addy, Bella, and Sam. But old age is slowing Mother Hopkins down, and she wants to c...

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THE LADY GRACE MYSTERIES (Paperback)
Intrigue
By: Grace Cavendish
Red Fox
Published: 03/01/2008
A new play: "Intrigue", is just about to open in Whitehall. The play includes a very clever, convincing death scene, and Queen Elizabeth is desperate to see it before the rest of her country. But wh...

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CARADOC OF THE NORTH WIND (Paperback)
By: Allan Frewin Jones
Hodder Children's Books
Published: 05/04/2012
Branwen sets off on a heroic journey towards destiny in an epic adventure of love, war and revenge ...

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RHIANNON OF THE SPRING (Paperback)
By: Allan Frewin Jones
Hodder Children's Books
Published: 02/06/2011
Branwen sets off on a heroic journey towards destiny in an epic adventure of love, war and revenge ...

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Oxford Reading Tree: Levels 15-16: Treetops True Stories: Wh... (Paperback)
By: William Bedford
Oxford University Press
Published: 05/06/2003
Woven together from the account given in Ludwig Leichardt's journal of his crossing, from the Darling downs near Sydney to Port Essington, near Darwin in 1844. This account is fictionalised, and tol...

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KIDNAPPED (Hardback)
By: Robert Louis Stevenson
Oxford University Press
Published: 03/03/2011
This classic Scottish adventure is the latest addition to the Oxford Children's Classics series, complete with sea voyage, shipwrecks, deceit, and revenge.

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To the Edge of the World
By: JULIA GREEN
A beautifully written tale of courage, friendship, and survival. Jamie had thought that if he could just reach the boat then he could convince Mara to stay, but now he was onboard and along for the ride. There was no going back, they were in this together - sailing to the islands at the edge of the world.
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Romeo and Juliet
By: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, ROBERT SMITH (EDITOR), REX GIBSON (EDIT...
An improved, larger-format edition of the Cambridge School Shakespeare plays, extensively rewritten, expanded and produced in an attractive new design.
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Oxford Playscripts: Frankenstein
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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Personally compiled and curated by Yoko Ono, Imagine John Yoko is the definitive inside story - told in revelatory detail - of the making of the legendary album and all that surrounded it: the locations, the creative team, the artworks and the films, in the words of John & Yoko and the people who were there. Features 80% exclusive, hitherto-unpublished archive photos and footage sequences of all the key players in situ, together with lyric sheets, Yoko's art installations, and exclusive new insights and personal testimonies from Yoko and over forty of the musicians, engineers, staff, celebrities, artists and photographers who were there - including Julian Lennon, Klaus Voormann, Alan White, Jim Keltner, David Bailey, Dick Cavett and Sir Michael Parkinson. `A lot has been written about the creation of the song, the album and the film of Imagine, mainly by people who weren't there, so I'm very pleased and grateful that now, for the first time, so many of the participants have kindly given their time to "gimme some truth" in their own words and pictures' Yoko Ono Lennon, 2018 In 1971, John Lennon & Yoko Ono conceived and recorded the critically acclaimed album Imagine at their Georgian country home, Tittenhurst Park, in Berkshire, England, in the state-of-the-art studio they built in the grounds, and at the Record Plant in New York.
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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
By: CHARLES DICKENS
Ebenezer Scrooge is a miserly old skinflint. He hates everyone, especially children. But at Christmas three ghosts come to visit him, scare him into mending his ways, and he finds, as he celebrates with Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and their family, that geniality brings its own reward.
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We're going on an elf chase
By: MUMFORD MARTHA
We're going on an elf chase. Come and join the fun. Can we catch them all?YES!Run, run, run!Four bunnies set off on a jolly Christmas lift-the-flap adventure to find ten little elves hidden under the flaps. You'll have to run, run, run if you're going to catch them all! And there are lots of obstacles along the way, from clippy-cloppy reindeer to roaring polar bears and flippy-flappy penguins. Stuffed with festive frolics, this is the perfect Christmas gift. From the bestselling Laura Hughes, illustrator of We're Going on an Egg Hunt and The Birthday Invitation
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WE ARE ALL LEMMINGS AND SNOWFLAKES
By: HOLLY BOURNE
Welcome to Camp Reset, a summer camp with a difference. A place offering a shot at "normality" for Olive, a girl on the edge, and for her new friends, who are all dealing with their own battles. But as Olive settles in, she starts to wonder - maybe it's this messed up world that needs fixing, and not them. And so she comes up with a plan. Because together, snowflakes can form avalanches... A trailblazing and painfully honest novel about mental health, friendship and making this crazy world a kinder place.
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