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New Windmills KS3 Series

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    Book 1
    Book 1

    Darkside

    Your home's been attacked. Your dad's in an asylum. You're running for your life. And there's nowhere to hide. You've st... More

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    Book 2
    Book 2

    Across The Barricades

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    Book 4
    Book 4

    Fetch (School Edition)

    What's the hook? A new play by Carnegie medal winning author Geraldine McCaughrean. What are the themes? Jealousy, birth... More

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    Book 5
    Book 5

    Until the Last Light Fades (School Edition)

    A dark, dystopian mystery - in print for the classroom and online for student home access.... More

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    Book 6
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    The War of the Worlds

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    The Whale Rider

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    Book 8
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    The Old Man and the Sea

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    The Enchanted Island

    One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools. These retellings of Shakespeare stories focus on "The Taming of the ... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

    The classic ghost story from Penelope Lively, one of the modern greats of British fiction for adults an... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Kensuke's Kingdom

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    Book 12
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    Men And Gods

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    The Lost NW

    Shortlisted for Bolton's Children's Book of the Year.... More

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    Book 15
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    Spies

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    Book 16
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    Wuthering Heights

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    Book 17
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    Underground to Canada

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    Book 18
    Book 18

    The Yellowcake Conspiracy

    An exciting teenage spy adventure story set in Africa... More

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    Book 19
    Book 19

    Boy

    "I sat down in assembly one day and started to read this book to my two hundred and forty students, deciding that I woul... More

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    Book 20
    Book 20

    The Road To Canterbury

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    Book 22

    Stone Cold

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    Book 23
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    Fighting Back

    Winner of a Scottish Arts Council Children's Book Award.... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    The Guardians

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    Book 25
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    I am David

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    Book 26
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    Montmorency

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    Book 27
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    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    Artemis Fowl

    A NEW EDITION of AS English Literature for AQA A to cover the new set texts and provide a complete match to the specific... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    Frankenstein's Aunt

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    White Fang

    One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools. White Fang is the offspring of an Indian wolf-dog and a wolf. After ... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Treasure Island

    One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic adventure story.... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Welcome to the Real World

    This series offers classic and contemporary fiction for schools to suit a range of ages and tastes. In this book, five t... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    The Last Vampire

    This lively, engaging story will keep your lower Key Stage 3 classes enthralled. Lost on a camping holiday abroad, Henry... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    Arthur, High King of Britain

    Miraculously rescued from drowning, a boy awakes from unconsciousness to find himself in a deep cave with Arthur Pendrag... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    The Best of Bernard MacLaverty

    One of a series of fiction titles for schools, this is a selection of ten short stories by Bernard MacLaverty which are ... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    Me and My Shadow

    When Emily realises she is being followed, she is determined to find out who is lurking in the shadows. Coming face to f... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Tell the Moon to Come Out

    Issues of loyalty and trust in this Spanish Civil War-set adventure story The Spanish Civil War has left the country sha... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Salt on the Snow

    On joining the local volunteer agency, Julie is apprehensive when she is asked to teach English to an Asian woman. The f... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Ruby Holler

    Carnegie Medal Winner.... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Moonfleet

    One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a classic tale of smuggling and adventure, set on the Dorset... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    Locomotion

    Lonnie's life changed forever when his parents died. He and his sister were separated and live very different lives on o... More

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    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 43
    Book 43

    Island of the Blue Dolphins

    Twelve-year-old Karana escapes death at the hands of treacherous hunters, only to find herself totally alone on a harsh ... More

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    Book 44
    Book 44

    Tins

    Fergal is a self-confessed nerd with an eccentric hobby: tin collecting. He likes the lucky dip aspect of buying tins ... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    Billy Elliot

    Billy Elliot's tough, funny and heart-warming story is given new depth by best-selling author, Melvin Burgess. ... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    The Black Book of Secrets

    When Ludlow Fitch's parents cruelly betray him, he steals away on the back of a carriage and leaves behind the stinkin... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    The Garbage King

    Inspired by the true story of an African childhood lived on the edge of destitution, award-winning Elizabeth Laird's The... More

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    SaOf Mice & Men

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    SaRed Pony

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    Book 57
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    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is the classic story of a girl growing up in the deep South. Set in Mississippi at th... More

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    Book 58
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    SaAnimal Farm

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    Book 61
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    SaThe Pearl

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    Book 65
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    The Time Machine

    Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish this beautiful edition of the classic tale, The Time Ma... More

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    Book 66
    Book 66

    The Other Side of Truth

    This is the story of 12 year-old Sade and her brother Femi who flee to Britain from Nigeria. Their father is a politic... More

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    Book 67
    Book 67

    Gangsta Rap

    Ray has given up school. He sees no point in education and despises authority. And then he has no choice about school as... More

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    Shakespeare Stories

    Twelve Shakespeare plays presented afresh by Leon Garfield in narrative form. These are not simple retellings, but more ... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    From Hereabout Hill

    A spell-binding collection of short stories from Britain's best-loved children's author, Michael Morpurgo. ... More

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    Book 70
    Book 70

    Stories from Shakespeare

    Ten of Shakespeare's best-known tales retold in a lively, easy-to-read style with enchanting illustrations by Elena Temp... More

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