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    Chronicles of Ancient Darkness: Wolf Brother: Book 1

    The first, bestselling novel in the million-copy-selling CHRONICLES OF ANCIENT DARKNESS series, WOLF BROTHER is a co... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    The Tulip Touch

    Nobody wants Tulip in their gang. She skives off school, cheeks the teachers and makes herself unpopular with her classm... More

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    Book 3
    Book 3

    Seeker

    What's the story?On the island of Anacrea, three very different young people, Seeker, Morning Star and Wildman, all year... More

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    Book 4

    Thursday's Child

    Now I would like to tell you about my brother, Tin. James Augustin Barnabas Flute, he was, born on a Thursday and so fat... More

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    Book 5

    You Don't Know Me

    Betraying your best friend is bad enough, but what if it happens on TV, in front of millions? The whole world line... More

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    Book 6

    NLLA: Boy in the Burning House hardback educational edition

    Fourteen-year-old Jim Hawkins has had a difficult time since his father mysteriously vanished a year ago. Recovering f... More

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    Book 7

    Heroes Hardcover educational edition

    When Francis Cassavant returns to his home town, his face horribly disfigured during World War II, he is tormented by ... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    Freak The Mighty

    Max is used to being called Stupid. And he is used to everyone being scared of him. On account of his size and looking l... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Outsiders Hardcover educational edition

    According to Ponyboy you're either a Greaser or a Soc. Coming from the wrong side of town, he's a Greaser and his high... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    Flour Babies

    Let it be flour babies. Let chaos reign. When the annual school science fair comes round, Mr Cartwright's class don't g... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Tribes

    Kevin is determined that he'll never join a gang but his path crosses the Tribe's when he saves one of them from a rival... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Boy Overboard

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On Ch... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Point Blanc

    The second mission in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the second book in the number one bestselling Al... More

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    Book 15

    Stormbreaker

    The first book in the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the first book in the number one bestselling Alex Ri... More

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    Book 16

    Catch Us If You Can hardcover educational edition

    Rory and Granda have looked after one another ever since Rory's dad walked out. These days it's Rory who has to look af... More

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    Book 17

    Starting Shakespeare

    Includes everything students need for their first encounter with Shakespeare - well-chosen scenes from his most famous p... More

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    Bill's New Frock

    One morning Bill wakes up to find he has somehow, in the night, turned into a girl. His mother sends him to school in a ... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Collision Course

    When Ray stole a motorbike from a pub car park, he could not have foreseen how this one crime would change his life.... More

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    Book 20

    Shadow of the Minotaur

    What's the hook?Fast pace and constant action keeps boys reading.What are the themes?Bullying, loneliness and the nature... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    Fat Boy Swim

    Fourteen-year-old Jimmy Kelly is Fat Boy Fat, the largest kid in his Scottish community, who' s made to feel useless at ... More

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    Book 22
    Book 22

    Different Cultures

    A diverse and engaging collection of literature from different cultures within the UK, including short stories, extracts... More

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    Book 23

    Once hardcover educational edition

    Felix can t stop wondering what has happened to his parents. He s been living in an orphanage in the mountains for ove... More

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    Book 24

    Madame Doubtfire

    What's the hook?This hilarious novel has been successfully adapted, by Twentieth Century Fox, into the popular film `Mrs... More

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    Book 25

    Nightjohn hardcover educational edition

    Sarny, a twelve-year-old slave on a plantation in1850's America, is drawn to a new field hand, Nightjohn, when she hears... More

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    Book 26

    MacB n/e

    What's the hook?Relocates the drama of Shakespeare's Macbeth to the school football field. Strikingly original in its a... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Seize the Fire

    Each story falls into one of five categories. Pre-1914, football, ghost stories, war stories and multicultural stories, ... More

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    Book 28

    Chanda's Secrets hardcover educational edition

    Sixteen-year-old Chanda Kabelo, living in sub-Saharan Africa, knows only too well the truth behind the secret people are... More

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    Book 29

    Branded

    Dale's older brother, Gav, has been convicted of killing five women, so Dale and his family have no choice but to change... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    Eye Twisters

    Eye Twisters is a visual feast for young fans of impossible images! This book contains many new adaptations of lesser-kn... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Myths and Legends

    A selection of stories to support the teaching of English literary heritage and the influence, appeal and characteristic... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Al Capone Does My Shirts hardcover educational edition

    Moose lives on Alcatraz Island, home to the notorious prison and the infamous gangster, Al Capone. But living right down... More

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    Book 33

    Martyn Pig

    A rollercoaster of deceit, mystery and betrayal - Martyn Pig loves detective stories, but never meant to end up starring... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Journey to Jo'Burg 02/e Hardcover educational edition

    What s the hook?This award-winning title provides a moving insight into life and conditions for ablack family in aparth... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Roald Dahl Collection

    This is a collection of nine short stories by one of Britain's best-loved writers. This edition is part of a series of p... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Conch Bearer

    What's the hook? This classic quest story stirs the interest of reluctant readers while offering rich opportuni... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Framed hardcover educational edition

    Everyone seems to be leaving the Welsh village of Manod, and now Dylan Hughes is the only boy left in the village. As ... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Millions: NLLA: Millions

    What's the hook?Entertaining and highly original, this novel appeals strongly to all young readers.What are the themes?B... More

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    Book 39

    Goggle Eyes

    What's the hook?The protagonist's humour and shrewd insight makes this a Gripping novel.What are the themes?Step-familie... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Maid Marian and Her Merry Men

    The peasants in Worksop village are persecuted by the Sheriff of Nottingham and his men. They clearly need someone to fi... More

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    Book 41

    Hoot

    What's the hook?Vividly drawn male and female characters appeal to boys and girls whilst humorous tone, witty dialogue a... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    Operation Red Jericho

    What's the story?Shanghai, 1920. Doug and Becca Mackenzie s parents have been missing for over a year when they are tak... More

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    Book 43

    Ways to Live Forever Hardcover educational edition

    What s the hook?Humourous and honest, this is a powerful and uplifting novel that will appealto all pupils, through the... More

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    Book 44

    Journey to the River Sea

    An Amazon adventure set in the wilderness of Brazil, Journey to the River Sea is filled with mystery and memorab... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    The Pack hardcover educational edition

    In the twilight world between the luxury of the Invisible City and the terror of the Forbidden Territories, lie the Zone... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    A Northern Childhood

    Ten short stories about a boy's childhood in the 1950s provide an insight into what it was like growing up in the post-w... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    Time Bomb hardcover educational edition

    In the summer of 1949, four boys leave primary school, eagerly awaiting a summer of carefree fun on their new-found play... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    War: Stories of Conflict hardcover educational edition

    Specially commissioned by the former Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo, the fifteen original stories in this collect... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Two Weeks with the Queen hardcover educational edition

    At first, Colin thinks it's all the turkey and Christmas pudding that has made his brother, Luke, ill when he collapses ... More

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