Year 9

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Punching The Air (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Punching The Air (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

One fateful night, an altercation in a gentrifying neighbourhood escalates into tragedy. ‘Boys just being boys’ turns out to be true only when those boys are white.  Suddenly, at just sixteen years old, Amal Shahid’s bright future is upended:...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 386
  • MBE Code : 449
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Rat

Rat (Super-Readable Rollercoasters)

When his mum is sent back to prison, Al knows exactly who's to blame. Mr Brayker, who lives downstairs, has been making trouble for Al's mum ever since they moved in, and Al's determined to get his revenge. Ignoring advice from his gran and sister, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 152
  • MBE Code : 684
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Refugee Boy

Refugee Boy

Alem is on holiday with his father for a few days in London. He has never been out of Ethiopia before and is very excited. They have a great few days togther until one morning when Alem wakes up in the bed and breakfast they are staying at to find ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 304
  • MBE Code : 183
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is the classic story of a girl growing up in the deep South. Set in Mississippi at the height of the American Depression, this is the story of a family's struggle to maintain their integrity, pride and independence ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 343
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Run, Rebel

Run, Rebel

I am restless, my feet need to fly.Amber is trapped - by her father's rules, by his expectations, by her own fears.Now she's ready to fight - for her mother, for her sister, for herself.Freedom always comes at a price.Run, Rebel is a trailblazing ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 496
  • MBE Code : 437
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Salt To The Sea

Salt To The Sea (Carnegie Medal Winner 2017)

Set in early 1945, a group of people make the decision to trek across Germany in a bound for their desperation to reach the ship that can take them away from the war-ravaged land they live in. But this is the only opportunity they have left for ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 400
  • MBE Code : 245
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Sawbones

Sawbones

Sixteen-year-old Ezra McAdam has much to be thankful for: trained up as an apprentice by a well-regarded London surgeon, Ezra’s knowledge of human anatomy and skill at the dissection table will secure him a trade for life. However, his world is ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 232
  • MBE Code : 670
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Steady For This

Steady For This (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

Yeah they call me Growls, I'm like a tiger on the prowl. King of jungles so you better take a bow. King of concrete so you better say it loud! Shaun (aka MC Growls) is ready to drop his best bars and smash the competition at Raptology. That way,...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 272
  • MBE Code : 581
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Teacher's Dead

Teacher’s Dead

For young people dealing with ideas in a post-truth world, Benjamin Zephaniah's story of violence, truth and the media is as powerful and pertinent as when it was first published. A teacher is dead, murdered by two of his students in front of the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 218
  • MBE Code : 169
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The 57 Bus

The 57 Bus

One teenager in a skirt. One teenager with a lighter. One moment that changes both their lives forever. Two teenagers growing up in Oakland, California. One, Sasha, was born male but identifies as agender, wears skirts and attends a private ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 567
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The Art Of Being Normal

The Art Of Being Normal

Two outsiders. Two secrets. David longs to be a girl. Leo wants to be invisible. When Leo stands up for David in a fight, an unlikely friendship forms. But things are about to get messy. Because at Eden Park School, secrets have a funny habit ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 384
  • MBE Code : 668
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The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

The Ballad Of Songbirds And Snakes

It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 516
  • MBE Code : 512
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The Boxer

The Boxer

Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A seventeen year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he's just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after a ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 280
  • MBE Code : 501
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Boy Who Steals Houses

The Boy Who Steals Houses

Can two broken boys find their perfect home? By turns heartbreaking and heartwarming, this is a gorgeously told, powerful story.Sam is only fifteen but he and his autistic older brother, Avery, have been abandoned by every relative he's ever known. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 348
  • MBE Code : 584
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The Catcher in the Rye

The Catcher in the Rye

'If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind of crap, but...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 240
  • MBE Code : 372
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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

Set in the deep American South between the wars, THE COLOR PURPLE is the classic tale of Celie, a young black girl born into poverty and segregation. Raped repeatedly by the man she calls 'father', she has two children taken away from her, is ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 270
  • MBE Code : 460
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The Crossing (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

The Crossing (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

The sea carries our pain. The stars carry our future.Natalie's world is falling apart. She's just lost her mum and her brother marches the streets of Dover full of hate and anger. Swimming is her only refuge.Sammy has fled his home and family in ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 308
  • MBE Code : 452
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The Door Of No Return

The Door Of No Return (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

Eleven-year-old Kofi Offin has dreams of water, of its urgent whisper that beckons with promises and secrets. He has heard the call on the banks of Upper Kwanta, West Africa, where he lives. He loves these things above all else: his family, the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 432
  • MBE Code : 583
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The Giver

The Giver

THE GIVER is the classic award-winning novel that inspired the dystopian genre and a major motion picture adaptation for 2014 starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes and Taylor Swift. It is the future. There is no war, no hunger, no ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 256
  • MBE Code : 202
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The Hate You Give

The Hate You Give

Sixteen-year-old Starr lives in two worlds: the poor neighbourhood where she was born and raised and her posh high school in the suburbs. The uneasy balance between them is shattered when Starr is the only witness to the fatal shooting of her unarmed...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 464
  • MBE Code : 295
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The Hobbit

The Hobbit

The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure. A timeless classic. Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life, with no desire to travel far from the comforts of home; ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 211
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The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

Revolving around the sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her own district. In the Annual Hunger Games. Which concludes with a fight to the death on live television. But this isn’t ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 436
  • MBE Code : 123
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The Knife Of Never Letting Go

The Knife Of Never Letting Go

Prentisstown isn’t like other towns. Everyone can hear everyone else’s thoughts in a constant, overwhelming Noise. There is no privacy. There are no secrets. Then Todd Hewitt unexpectedly stumbles on a spot of complete silence. Which is ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 496
  • MBE Code : 459
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The Outsiders

The Outsiders

The Outsiders is an outstanding story of teenage rebellion, written when the author was only 17 years old. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first. Youngsters in a small Oklahoma town have split into two gangs, divided ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 213
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The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Dyslexia Friendly)

The Strange Case Of Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde (Dyslexia Friendly)

Stevenson's classic story of split personalities lurking beneath the prim and proper morals of Victorian society. Now available in an accessible format for all readers.
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 204
  • MBE Code : 486
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