Year 8

These are our most requested titles of the last 12 months. With Boy 87 boy Ele Fountain and Boys Don’t Cry from Malorie Blackman leading the way.
The Tutor Time Reading Programme (TTRP) is designed to expose students regularly to good quality modern and classic texts.

The aim of the programme is to assist with catchup, but also to ensure students at every level are developing a love of reading and accessing texts, vocabulary and language that are a higher level than they could read by themselves.

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A Kestrel for a Knave

A Kestrel for a Knave

Life is tough and cheerless for Billy Casper, a troubled teenager growing up in the small Yorkshire mining town of Barnsley. Treated as a failure at school, and unhappy at home, Billy discovers a new passion in life when he finds Kes, a kestrel hawk....
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 338
Original price was: £9.99.Current price is: £6.99. 30% off
A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls

A Monster Calls is defined to be the bestselling novel about love, loss and hope from the twice Carnegie Medal-winning Patrick Ness, and even soon to be major motion picture. The character of Connor appears to have the same dream every single night, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 236
  • MBE Code : 119
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
After Tomorrow

After Tomorrow

What if you woke up tomorrow and everything had changed? Money is worthless. Your friends are gone. Armed robbers roam the streets. No one is safe.Suddenly you're a refugee. After Tomorrow is an unflinchingly poignant but ultimately hopeful ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 304
  • MBE Code : 366
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Alex In Wonderland

Alex In Wonderland

In the town of Newsands, painfully shy Alex is abandoned by his two best friends for the summer. But he unexpectedly lands a part-time job at Wonderland, a run-down amusement arcade on the seafront, where he gets to know the other teen misfits ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 388
  • MBE Code : 457
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland

The Story of Alice’s Adventures In Wonderland includes the main character of Alice, a girl who mysteriously falls down a rabbit hole which uncovers an amazing dreamland world known as Wonderland. Here she experiences the most interesting, yet ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 144
  • MBE Code : 157
Original price was: £5.99.Current price is: £2.99. 50% off
All The Pieces Of Me

All The Pieces Of Me

Year 9 can be tough for everyone, but for Tally it feels even tougher. Everything seems to be changing as she and her friends get older. Make-up, boys, social media, GCSE prep - why is it all starting to feel so different? Tally has always known ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 294
  • MBE Code : 548
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Anne Frank

Anne Frank: The Diary Of A Young Girl

'In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart ...' A deeply moving and unforgettable portrait of an ordinary and yet an extraordinary teenage girl. First published over sixty years ago, Anne Frank's Diary of a Young...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 384
  • MBE Code : 676
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £6.29. 30% off
Away With Words

Away With Words (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

Gala and her dad, Jordi, have just moved from home in Cataluña to a town in Scotland, to live with Jordi’s boyfriend Ryan. Gala doesn’t speak much English, and feels lost, lonely and unable to be her usual funny self. Until she befriends ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 585
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £5.84. 35% off
Becoming Dinah

Becoming Dinah

Dinah’s whole world is upside down, dead things and angry men and cuts all over her head that are beginning to sting…. Seventeen-year-old Dinah needs to leave her home, the weird commune where she grew up. She needs a whole new identity, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 244
  • MBE Code : 462
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Black And British: A Short Essential History

Black And British: A Short Essential History

When did Africans first come to Britain?Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings?Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution?These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 176
  • MBE Code : 442
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Black Brother, Black Brother

Black Brother, Black Brother

Donte wishes he were invisible. As one of the few black boys at his school, he feels as if he is constantly swimming in whiteness. Most of the students don't look like him. They don't like him either. Dubbed the 'Black Brother', Donte's teachers and ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 240
  • MBE Code : 446
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 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
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £6.29. 30% off
Boy 87

Boy 87

Boy 87 is an original and beautifully written page-turner of a novel about love, survival and the strength that can be found in a hopeful human spirit' -- Sarah Crossan, Carnegie Medal Winner'Shif is an unforgettable character, and his story should ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 433
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £5.84. 35% off
Boy

Boy: Tales Of A Childhood

Boy is a funny, insightful and at times grotesque glimpse into the early life of Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors. We discover his experiences of the English public school system, the idyllic paradise of summer holidays in Norway, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 256
  • MBE Code : 130
Original price was: £10.99.Current price is: £7.69. 30% off
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
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £6.29. 30% off
Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella

Chinese Cinderella is an autobiography for children based on the bestselling Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah. Jung-ling's family considers her bad luck because her mother died giving birth to her. They discriminate against her and make her feel ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 304
  • MBE Code : 358
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Coraline

Coraline

There is something distinctively strange about Coraline’s new home… It’s not the mist, or the cat that always seems to be watching her every move, nor the signs of danger that her new neighbours, Miss Spink and Miss Forcible, supposedly read...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 208
  • MBE Code : 253
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Darkside

Darkside

Imagine a place just beyond nightmare - a secret city where horrors haunt the streets. Take the wrong alley, turn the wrong corner, and you'll find that place: Darkside. It's wickedly dangerous and excitingly strange - and it could be the last place ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 308
  • MBE Code : 432
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £6.29. 30% off
The Case Of The Missing Marquess

Enola Holmes: The Case Of The Missing Marquess

When her mother disappears on her fourteenth birthday, Enola Holmes - the much younger sister of the famous detective Sherlock - suddenly finds herself in the care of her brothers. While Sherlock begins to investigate, his brother Mycroft sets about ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 192
  • MBE Code : 573
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
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
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Fight Back

Fight Back

Aaliyah is an ordinary thirteen-year-old living in the Midlands - she's into her books, shoes, K-pop and she is a Muslim. She has always felt at home where she lives ... until a terrorist attack in her area changes everything. As racial tensions ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 370
  • MBE Code : 543
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.19. 35% off
Ghost Boys

Ghost Boys

A heartbreaking and powerful story about a black boy killed by a white police officer, drawing connections with real-life history, from award-winning author Jewell Parker Rhodes. ALIVETwelve-year-old Jerome doesn't get into trouble. He goes to ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 214
  • MBE Code : 315
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
Ghost Stadium

Ghost Stadium

A thrilling ghost story from the author of the popular Football Academy series. Lucas, Irfan and Jack want to mark the beginning of their summer holidays in style! Tricking their parents with a camping cover story, the boys sneak into the old ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 88
  • MBE Code : 495
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off
His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

His Dark Materials: Northern Lights

The first volume in Philip Pullman's groundbreaking His Dark Materials trilogy, now a thrilling, critically acclaimed BBC/HBO television series. First published in 1995, and acclaimed as a modern masterpiece, this first book in the series won the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 448
  • MBE Code : 344
Original price was: £8.99.Current price is: £6.29. 30% off
Home Girl

Home Girl

This isn't my home. Haven't had a proper home since...This is just somewhere I'll be resting my bones for a week and maybe a bit. This time next year you'll forget who I am. I haven't got a diddly where I'll be by then. But I'm used to it' New ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 288
  • MBE Code : 383
Original price was: £7.99.Current price is: £5.59. 30% off