Book of the Week

1 Apr 2019

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HOW TWO UNLIKELY HEROES INSPIRE

A TOWN BY FIGHTING TO SAVE A TREE

Sometimes, in the blink of an eye, you do something

that changes your life forever.

Like climbing a tree with a girl you don't know.

Marnus is tired of feeling invisible, living in the shadow 

of his two…

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Book of the Week

25 Mar 2019

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ALIVE

Twelve-year-old Jerome doesn't get into trouble.

He goes to school. He does his homework.

He takes care of his little sister.

Then Jerome is shot by a police officer who

mistakes his toy gun for a real threat.

DEAD

As a ghost, watching his family trying to cope with his…

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Book of the Week

18 Mar 2019

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Marinka dreams of a normal life, where her house

stays in one place long enough for her to make friends.

But her house has chicken legs and moves on without warning.

For Marinka's grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits

between this world and the next.

Marinka longs to change…

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Book of the Week

11 Mar 2019

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By the multi award-winning author of 'Slated'...

'Gripping, Chilling...Unputdownable'.

The first in the 'Dark Matter' trilogy...

Callie is missing.

Her brother Kai is losing hope of ever seeing her again.

Then he meets Shay, a girl who saw Callie the day

she disappeared, and his…

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Book of the Week

25 Feb 2019

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A true story of hope and survival during the Second World War.

Fourteen-year-old  Lisa Jura was a musical prodigy who hoped

to become a concert pianist.

But when Hitler's armies advanced on pre-war Vienna, Lisa's parents

were forced to make a difficult decision.

Able to secure…

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Book of the Week

11 Feb 2019

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How can you build a future when your heart's stuck in the past?

It was an epic journey, a journey from a broken world

towards the possibility of freedom.

Along the way, I lost my hopes and dreams, my childhood,

but I found some stuff too!

Forced to flee his home in Syria for safety…

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Book of the Week

4 Feb 2019

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'Nicky Singer has carved a world from granite and ash.

Fantastic and terrifying.' Eoin Colfer

Mhairi owns only two things:

a gun with no bullets

and her identity papers.

The world is a shell of what it once was.

Mhairi must prove herself worthy of existence

at every turn, at…

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Book of the Week

28 Jan 2019

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The latest in the Alex Rider series from Anthony Horowitz...

"Horowitz will grip you with suspense, daring and cheek -

and that's just the first page!...Prepare for action scenes as fast as a movie." (The Times)

THE EXPLOSIVE NEW MISSION IN THE No 1 BESTSELLING SERIES

After being…

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Book of the Week

21 Jan 2019

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HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO CHANGE YOUR WORLD?

When Albie's mum dies, it's natural he should ask where she's gone.

His parents are scientists and they usually have all the answers.

Dad mutters something about quantum physics

and parallel universes, so Albie gets a box, a laptop

and a…

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Book of the Week

14 Jan 2019

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This sequel to 'Ink' is a story of deception and truth,

of old foes and new friends,

of abandonment and acceptance.

These words will get under your skin.

Leora is questioning everything she knew

about her family and herself.

She flees to Featherstone, outlawed home

of the…

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Book of the Week

7 Jan 2019

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From Joseph Delaney-the first of a new series.... ABERRATIONS

Swallowed by darkness,

he heard a terrible slithering sound.

He turned, horrified to see something

emerging from the soil...

Crafty can't remember a time before the Shole -

the terrifying mist that has engulfed parts…

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