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    Chronicles of Ancient Darkness: Wolf Brother: Book 1

    Thousands of years ago the land is one dark forest. Its people are hunter-gatherers. They know every tree and herb and... More

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    Book 2

    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 3

    Heroes Hardcover educational edition

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

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    Book 4

    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 s... More

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    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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    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 7

    Bill's New Frock

    A classic children's story from one of our best-loved authors, former Children's Laureate Anne Fine. Bill Simpson wake... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    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 9
    Book 9

    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 10
    Book 10

    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 11
    Book 11

    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 12
    Book 12

    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 13
    Book 13

    Nightjohn hardcover educational edition

    A memorable and powerful novel that will open students' eyes to the realities of slavery and the power of learning... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    MacB n/e

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

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    Book 15

    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 16

    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 a... More

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    Book 17

    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 18
    Book 18

    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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    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 21

    Martyn Pig

    An intriguing back-to-front murder mystery story... More

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    Book 22

    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 a black family in a... More

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    Book 23
    Book 23

    Roald Dahl Collection

    Edited by George Kulbacki, this collection brings together nine intriguing and astonishing stories by one of the most ou... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    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 25
    Book 25

    Framed hardcover educational edition

    A funny, positive and uplifting novel from the acclaimed author of Millions, with new features for teachers and pupils... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    Millions: NLLA: Millions

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

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    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 28
    Book 28

    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 29
    Book 29

    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 30
    Book 30

    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 31
    Book 31

    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 32
    Book 32

    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 33
    Book 33

    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 34
    Book 34

    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 35
    Book 35

    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 36
    Book 36

    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 37
    Book 37

    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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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Stormbreaker

    The first action-packed adventure that started the number one bestselling Alex Rider series. In the first book in... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Point Blanc

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

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    A Christmas Carol

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

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    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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