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Rebecca Stead

  • 5 stars across 8 books
    Rebecca Stead grew up in New York City where she lives today with her husband and two sons. Rebecca used to be a lawyer and wrote books for adults before turning to younger fiction. Her second book for children, When You Reach Me, won the Newbery Medal 2010, and her follow-up, Liar and Spy, was the winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize. She now combines her writing with work as a literary agent
    7th May 2020

    The List of Things That Will Not Change

    Sonia and I have a lot in common. Our parents are divorced. Our dads are gay. We both love barbecue potato chips. But sh... More

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    2nd April 2020

    Liar and Spy

    When Georges moves into a new apartment block he meets Safer, a twelve-year-old self-appointed spy. Soon Georges has bec... More

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    2nd April 2020

    When You Reach Me

    Miranda's life is starting to unravel. Her best friend, Sal, gets punched by a kid on the street for what seems like no ... More

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    29th August 2013

    Other Worlds (feat. stories by Rick Riordan, Shaun Tan, Tom Angleberger, Ray Bradbury and more)

    Ten incredible trips into the unknown await you... Blast off with: * 'Percy Jackson and the Singer of A... More

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    2nd October 2014

    First Light

    Peter can't wait to join his parents on an expedition to the ice caps of Greenland to study global warming. But while he... More

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    2nd June 2016

    Goodbye Stranger

    Bridge has always been a bit of an oddball, but since she recovered from a serious accident, she's found fitting in with... More

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    30th April 2018

    Bob

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    • When You Reach Me

      When You Reach Me

      This book was an amazing story of friendship that anyone would enjoy. I liked that Sal and Miranda were friends again at the end of the book. I think...

    • Liar and Spy

      Liar and Spy

      George and Safer are on a mission but many things are in their path. If you want a spy story that will keep you asking questions . If you want a story...

    • When You Reach Me

      When You Reach Me

      This book really got me thinking and dragged me in. There are lots of confusing things which seem to be happening with time, and Miranda (the main cha...