Year 8

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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 ...
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  • Number Of Pages : 280
  • MBE Code : 501
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The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

The endearing character of Bruno, is just a nine-year-old boy, who knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to all of the appalling cruelties which are being afflicted on the people of Europe. By his Country. And all ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 228
  • MBE Code : 110
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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 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 Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time

Christopher is a 15-year-old boy who lives in Swindon, just him and his father. He has Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of Autism. He is obsessed with maths, science and Sherlock Holmes but he finds it hard to understand other people. However, ...
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  • Number Of Pages : 288
  • MBE Code : 122
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The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids

When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Carefully removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see: everyone else, doctors and patients alike, have been blinded by a meteor ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 256
  • MBE Code : 354
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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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Fastest Boy In The World

The Fastest Boy in the World

Eleven-year-old Solomon loves to run! The great athletes of the Ethiopian national team are his heroes and he dreams that one day he will be a gold-medal-winning athlete like them, in spite of his ragged shorts and bare feet. When his grandfather ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 176
  • MBE Code : 420
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The Girl of Ink and Stars

The Girl of Ink and Stars

Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize & the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her cartographer father once mapped. When her friend disappears, she ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 240
  • MBE Code : 388
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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 Island at the End of Everything

The Island at the End of Everything

Amihan lives on Culion Island, where some of the inhabitants - including her mother - have leprosy. Ami loves her home - with its blue seas and lush forests, Culion is all she has ever known. But the arrival of malicious government official Mr Zamora...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 256
  • MBE Code : 393
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The Kite Runner

The Kite Runner

Afghanistan, 1975: Twelve-year-old Amir is desperate to win the local kite-fighting tournament and his loyal friend Hassan promises to help him. But neither of the boys can foresee what will happen to Hassan that afternoon, an event that is to ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 349
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The Last Wild

The Last Wild

From the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction PrizeThis is a story about a boy named Kester. He is extraordinary, but he doesn't know that yet. All he knows, at this very moment, is this:1. There is a flock of excited pigeons in his bedroom.2. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 352
  • MBE Code : 376
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The Lie Tree

The Lie Tree

Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015. The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night. Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 432
  • MBE Code : 397
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The Light In Everything

The Light In Everything (Shortlisted for the YOTO Carnegie Medal 2023)

From the author of October, October, winner of the Yoto Carnegie Medal 2022, comes a life-affirming story about blended families and learning to find room in your heart for new life and new love. Tom is still quiet and timid, even though his dad ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 318
  • MBE Code : 522
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The Odyssey

The Odyssey

The epic journey of Odysseus, the hero of Ancient Greece... After ten years of war, Odysseus turns his back on Troy and sets sail for home. But his voyage takes another ten years and he must face many dangers - Polyphemus the greedy one-eyed ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 144
  • MBE Code : 404
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The Ruby In The Smoke

The Ruby In The Smoke

The first book in Philip Pullman's classic SALLY LOCKHART quartet in a beautiful new edition to celebrate the 30 year anniversary. Soon after Sally Lockhart's father drowns at sea, she receives an anonymous letter. The dire warning it contains makes ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 240
  • MBE Code : 220
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The Thief Of Always

The Thief Of Always

Mr. Hood’s Holiday House has stood for a thousand years, welcoming countless children into its embrace. It is a place of miracles, a blissful round of treats and seasons, where every childhood whim may be satisfied. There is a price to be paid, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 228
  • MBE Code : 353
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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Jim Hawkins is the son of the innkeepers of the Admiral Benbow near Devon and becomes fascinated by a mysterious lodger, the old seaman Billy Bones. It soon becomes apparent to Jim that Billy Bones is in hiding from a man with one wooden leg and he ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 288
  • MBE Code : 140
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We Are All Made Of Molecules

We Are All Made Of Molecules

Meet Stewart. He’s geeky, gifted and sees things a bit differently to most people. His mum has died and he misses her all the more now he and Dad have moved in with Ashley and her mum. Meet Ashley. She’s popular, cool and sees ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 324
  • MBE Code : 562
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Welcome To Nowhere

Welcome To Nowhere

Twelve-year-old Omar and his brothers and sisters were born and raised in the beautiful and bustling city of Bosra, Syria. Omar doesn't care about politics - all he wants is to grow up to become a successful businessman who will take the world by ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 352
  • MBE Code : 614
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Wrath

Wrath

Cassie Cotton has always been unusual, a bit different - but this only makes her more intriguing to her classmate Fitz. Cassie can hear a noise that most people don't notice or recognise, and she believes it's a sound that shows the Earth is in ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 132
  • MBE Code : 484
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Zara Hossain Is Here

Zara Hossain Is Here

Seventeen-year-old Pakistani immigrant, Zara Hossain, has been leading a fairly typical life in Texas since her family moved there for her father’s work. While dealing with the Islamophobia that she faces at school, Zara has to lay low, trying not...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 244
  • MBE Code : 478
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