Year 9

A selection of the most popular texts purchased for use in Year 9 classes. Includes prize winning and shortlisted titles. If you have any other requirements let us know on books@mbebooks.com as we can source any book in print and offer competitive discounts as well as including fitted plastic jackets on all books.

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 432
  • MBE Code : 345
Original price was: £9.99.Current price is: £6.99. 30% off
Blue Book Of Nebo

Blue Book Of Nebo (Yoto Carnegie Winner 2023)

Dylan was six when The End came, back in 2018: when the electricity went off for good, and the normal 21st-century world he knew disappeared. Now 14, he and his mam have survived in their isolated hilltop house above the village of Nebo in ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 160
  • MBE Code : 574
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Bog Child

Bog Child

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she's been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him - his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 336
  • MBE Code : 361
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Bombs That Brought Us Together **Costa Children's Book Award 2016**

Bombs That Brought Us Together

Including the Fourteen-year-old boy, Charlie Law. Who has lived in Little Town, on the border with Old Country, all of his life. He knows all of the rules: no going out after dark, no drinking, no litter and no fighting… Because you do not want ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 360
  • MBE Code : 189
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Boys Don't Cry

Boys Don’t Cry

You're waiting for the postman - he's bringing your A level results. University, a career as a journalist - a glittering future lies ahead. But when the doorbell rings it's your old girlfriend; and she's carrying a baby. Your baby.You're happy to ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 518
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Cane Warriors (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Cane Warriors (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Nobody free till everybody free.Moa is fourteen. The only life he has ever known is toiling on the Frontier sugar cane plantation for endless hot days, fearing the vicious whips of the overseers. Then one night he learns of an uprising, led by the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 184
  • MBE Code : 448
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Crossing The Line

Crossing The Line (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

'Do you feel safe?' A powerful novel exploring how teenagers can be swept up into county lines. Erik's life has been falling apart ever since his dad died. Homework and being good at school stop feeling important when you're the new man of the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 580
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.19. 35% off
Cuts Both Ways

Cuts Both Ways

London is everything to Cynthia, so when her parents move her to a place where there is only one bus an hour and the faint smell of horse manure continuously permeates the air, it's a culture shock, to say the least. As is transitioning to a private ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 667
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Echo Boy

Echo Boy

Audrey's father taught her that to stay human in the modern world, she had to build a moat around herself; a moat of books and music, philosophy and dreams. A moat that makes Audrey different from the echoes: sophisticated, emotionless machines, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 416
  • MBE Code : 352
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Elsewhere

Elsewhere

Welcome to Elsewhere. It is warm, with a breeze, and the beaches are beautiful. It's quiet and peaceful. You can't get sick and you can't get older. In Elsewhere, death is only the beginning . Elsewhere is where fifteen-year-old Liz Hall ends up, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 288
  • MBE Code : 655
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Face

Face

Face, is the startling debut novel created by the author Benjamin Zephaniah. Who tackles the moving and compelling story of the character, Martin. A young man whose life is completely ruined through the changing of his face, due to himself being ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 184
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Girl Boy Sea

Girl. Boy. Sea.

A British boy narrowly survives the sinking of his yacht in a huge storm off the coast of Morocco. After days alone at sea in a tiny rowing boat Bill rescues a girl clinging for her life to a barrel. Aya, from the nomadic Berber tribe, was escaping ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 304
  • MBE Code : 656
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Guard Your Heart (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Guard Your Heart (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Boy meets girl on the Northern Irish border.Derry. Summer 2016. Aidan and Iona, now eighteen, were both born on the day of the Northern Ireland peace deal.Aidan is Catholic, Irish, and Republican. With his ex-political prisoner father gone and his ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 296
  • MBE Code : 450
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Heroes

Heroes

Heroes, a widely known book that is used within many schools across the country. Where we provide you with every text inside of a protective plastic wallet, for the assurance of longer life ware. All available to you in as little as the next day, at ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 144
  • MBE Code : 114
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I Must Betray You

I Must Betray You (Shortlisted for the YOTO Carnegie Medal 2023)

Trapped by an evil dictatorship, will Cristian be forced to betray his family or will he risk everything he loves to resist? A bestselling YA thriller based on real events, from a prizewinning author. Cristian has lived his entire life in the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 523
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Long Way Down **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

Long Way Down **Shortlisted For The Carnegie Medal**

AND THEN THERE WERE SHOTS, Everybody ran, ducked, hid, tucked themselves tight. Pressed our lips to the pavement and prayed the boom, followed by the buzz of a bullet, didn't meet us. After Will's brother is shot in a gang crime, he knows the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 322
  • MBE Code : 223
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Martyn Pig

Martyn Pig

His name is Martyn Pig, his name may be bad… But his life is even worse, it is filled with nothing but misery and it has always been that way. His mother is gone. His father hates him. But at least things can't get any worse. Or so he thought…...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 256
  • MBE Code : 188
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Medusa

Medusa – Retelling **Shortlisted For The YOTO Carnegie Award**

If I told you that I'd killed a man with a glance, would you wait to hear the rest? The why, the how, what happened next? Monster. Man-hater. Murderess. Forget everything you've been told about Medusa. Internationally bestselling author Jessie ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 172
  • MBE Code : 651
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My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece

My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece

My Sister Lives On The Mantelpiece, is based around the time of five years ago, when Jamie’s sister, Rose, was blown up by a terrorist bomb. And as an act of grief, the family were torn apart. His mum ran away, His dad turns to drink and ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 234
  • MBE Code : 201
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Nowhere on Earth

Nowhere on Earth

It starts with a plane crash. There are survivors: a teenage girl and her little brother. They are running from something. But what? Then the men arrive. They are hunting the girl and boy. And- And that's all we can tell you ... A ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 352
  • MBE Code : 419
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October, October (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

October, October (Carnegie Winner 2022)

A classic in the making for anyone who ever longed to be WILD.October and her dad live in the woods. They know the trees and the rocks and the lake and stars like best friends. They live in the woods and they are wild. And that's the way it is.Until ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 292
  • MBE Code : 451
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Of Mice And Men

Of Mice & Men (Dyslexia Friendly)

A superb story of power and beauty, critically acclaimed across the world and now available in an accessible, super-readable format with dyslexia-friendly features, for all readers.
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 246
  • MBE Code : 547
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One

One

A story reflecting on the life of two sisters who are in fact conjoined. Grace and Tippi are joined at the waist and have been defying the odds of their survival for sixteen years. United in blood and bone, they both don't like being stared and ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 192
  • MBE Code : 233
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Poems Of The Decade

Poems Of The Decade

Poems of the Decade brings together more than one hundred poems from the many thousands submitted to the Forward Prizes for Poetry in the first decade of the 21st century.The Forwards are among the world's most coveted poetry honours. They have been...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 192
  • MBE Code : 186
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Private Peaceful

Private Peaceful

Aimed to provide students with the highest quality texts for the most effective learning in English Language. At MBE we provide every book in a free plastic cover, so you can ensure every title will be safe and protected through transport and for ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 115
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off