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Rollercoasters Series

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Book 1
Book 1

Rollercoasters Bug Muldoon and the Garden of Fear

Something weird is happening in the garden and insect PI Bug Muldoon has to get to the bottom of it. It started out as a... MoreRollercoasters Bug Muldoon and the Garden of Fear

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Book 2
Book 2

Rollercoasters The Kite Rider

The amazing story of Haoyou, strapped to a kite and sent to fly among the clouds and the spirits of the dead. This highl... MoreRollercoasters The Kite Rider

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Book 3
Book 3

Rollercoasters The Merrybegot

This is the story of Nell who lives with her grandmother, the local cunning woman and healer, in seventeenth century Som... MoreRollercoasters The Merrybegot

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Book 4
Book 4

River Boy

Grandpa is dying. He can barely move his hands any more but, stubborn as ever, refuses to stay in hospital. He's determi... MoreRiver Boy

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Book 5
Book 5

Rollercoasters The Skin I'm In

Maleeka Madison is a child with very low self-esteem due to the fact that she is darker skinned than most other black gi... MoreRollercoasters The Skin I'm In

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Book 6
Book 6

Rollercoasters The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Where is 'Outwith' and who is Bruno? How is he connected? Soon he will meet the boy in striped pyjamas and befriend him.... MoreRollercoasters The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

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Book 7
Book 7

Rollercoasters Abomination Reading Guide

Martha's parents belong to a strict religious group which means no computers, no TV and no trendy clothes. Martha also h... MoreRollercoasters Abomination Reading Guide

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Book 8
Book 8

Rollercoasters Fire, Bed and Bone

The year is 1381. Rebellion is brewing, and life for man - and dog - is about to change dramatically...Told through the ... MoreRollercoasters Fire, Bed and Bone

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Book 9
Book 9

Rollercoasters Storm Catchers

Fin is devastated by guilt when his sister, Ella, is kidnapped, snatched away from the house in the middle of a storm. A... MoreRollercoasters Storm Catchers

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Book 10
Book 10

Rollercoasters Bog Child Reader

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds something that makes his heart stop. Curled up deep ... MoreRollercoasters Bog Child Reader

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Book 11
Book 11

Rollercoasters Starseeker

Following his father's death, gifted pianist Luke has fallen into bad company. His new friends persuade him to burgle th... MoreRollercoasters Starseeker

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Book 12
Book 12

Rollercoasters Starseeker Reading Guide

This Reading Guide is aimed at the student and offers a 'way in' to different aspects of the novel of the same title. Ac... MoreRollercoasters Starseeker Reading Guide

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Book 13
Book 13

Rollercoasters King of Shadows

Nat is a young actor who has travelled from America to rehearse and perform as Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream. As the... MoreRollercoasters King of Shadows

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Book 14
Book 14

Rollercoasters Room 13

Somebody was in there. Somebody - or some thing...There is no Room 13 in the creepy Crow's Nest Hotel, where Fliss and h... MoreRollercoasters Room 13

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Book 15
Book 15

Rollercoasters Noughts and Crosses

Callum is a nought - a second-class citizen; Sephy is a Cross. In their world, Noughts and Crosses don't mix. Can Callum... MoreRollercoasters Noughts and Crosses

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Book 16
Book 16

Rollercoasters The London Eye Mystery

Rollercoasters novels are known for the wide selection of fiction, appealing to girls, boys and mixed-ability classes. ... MoreRollercoasters The London Eye Mystery

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Book 18
Book 18

Rollercoasters The Last Wolf

Rollercoasters are popular with boys, girls and mixed-ability classes. Evoking a mesmerising picture of the Jacobite Reb... MoreRollercoasters The Last Wolf

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Book 19
Book 19

Rollercoasters Prison Runner Reading Guide

A simple error of judgement hurls Diego into a nightmare. He's been living in prison with his mother and sister, looking... MoreRollercoasters Prison Runner Reading Guide

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Book 20
Book 20

Rollercoasters Rowan the Strange

Rowan knows he is strange. But dangerous? He didn't mean to scare his sister. In his right mind, he wouldn't hurt a fly.... MoreRollercoasters Rowan the Strange

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Book 21
Book 21

Rollercoasters Blackout

Life in a small village at the start of WW2 consists of rationing, bomb damage and war losses. But when a group of child... MoreRollercoasters Blackout

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Book 22
Book 22

Rollercoasters Sky Hawk Reading Guide

A magazine-style guide for students to accompany and inform their reading of the novel... MoreRollercoasters Sky Hawk Reading Guide

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Book 23
Book 23

Rollercoasters Trash

Educational edition of Andy Mulligan's page-turning, hard-hitting adventure story... MoreRollercoasters Trash

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Book 24
Book 24

Rollercoasters Sky Hawk

Educational edition of Gill Lewis' captivating novel of friendship and hope... MoreRollercoasters Sky Hawk

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Book 25
Book 25

Rollercoasters The Unforgotten Coat Reader

The unforgotten coat belongs to Chingis, one of two Mongolian brothers Julie knew as a child. After they unexpectedly tu... MoreRollercoasters The Unforgotten Coat Reader

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Book 26
Book 26

Rollercoasters Shiverton Hall

When Arthur Bannister wins a scholarship to Shiverton Hall, the timing couldn't be better. Although reluctant to leave h... MoreRollercoasters Shiverton Hall

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Book 27
Book 27

Rollercoasters: Maggot Moon

Standish Treadwell lives in Zone Seven under the contstant supervision of the Motherland. He and his best friend Hector ... MoreRollercoasters: Maggot Moon

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Book 28
Book 28

Rollercoasters: The Prince Who Walked With Lions

Following the breakout of war between his country and Queen Victoria's army, Alamayu finds himself without parents, thro... MoreRollercoasters: The Prince Who Walked With Lions

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Book 29
Book 29

Rollercoasters: Gothic Tales Anthology

This spine-tingling collection of contemporary and classic tales and poems has been carefully selected to support the gu... MoreRollercoasters: Gothic Tales Anthology

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Book 30
Book 30

Rollercoasters Ostrich Boys

Kenny, Sim and Blake are determined to give their friend Ross a proper send-off, so they steal his ashes and embark on a... MoreRollercoasters Ostrich Boys

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Book 31
Book 31

Rollercoasters Cracks

Educational edition of this gripping science fiction thriller.... MoreRollercoasters Cracks

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Book 32
Book 32

Rollercoasters: The Spirit of the Titanic

Samuel Scott died while building the Titanic. As the ship sails to her doom, his ghost moves restlessly alongside the pa... MoreRollercoasters: The Spirit of the Titanic

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Book 33
Book 33

Rollercoasters: Soldier Dog

After his mother's death and his brother's departure for the war, Stanley's relationship with his father is in a state o... MoreRollercoasters: Soldier Dog

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Book 34
Book 34

Rollercoasters: The Lunatic's Curse

High on Droprock Island, and surrounded by freezing Lake Beluarum, sits an inescapable asylum. After his father, the fam... MoreRollercoasters: The Lunatic's Curse

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Book 35
Book 35

Rollercoasters Pigeon English

Eleven-year-old Harrison Opoku, the second best runner in Year 7, races through his new life in England blissfully unawa... MoreRollercoasters Pigeon English

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Book 36
Book 36

Rollercoasters: Teacher's Dead

A teacher is stabbed outside school by a student. Jackson, a young boy who witnesses the stabbing, goes on a personal qu... MoreRollercoasters: Teacher's Dead

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Book 37
Book 37

Rollercoasters: The Sign of Four

The year is 1888, and Miss Mary Morstan finds herself at the centre of a mystery seemingly too complicated to unravel. F... MoreRollercoasters: The Sign of Four

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Book 38
Book 38

Rollercoasters: Jane Eyre

Maltreated at the hands of her cruel aunt, and suffering under the harsh discipline of Lowood School, Jane Eyre's childh... MoreRollercoasters: Jane Eyre

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Book 39
Book 39

Rollercoasters Revolver

It's 1910. In a cabin in the Arctic Circle, in a place murderously cold and desolate, Sig Andersson is alone, except for... MoreRollercoasters Revolver

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Book 40
Book 40

Rollercoasters Blood Family

Edward is four years old when he is locked away by his mother's violent boyfriend. By the time a neighbour spots his pal... MoreRollercoasters Blood Family

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Book 41
Book 41

Rollercoasters Who Framed Klaris Cliff

People used to call them 'friends' and said that they were good for your brain. And then a day came when all that change... MoreRollercoasters Who Framed Klaris Cliff

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Book 42
Book 42

Rollercoasters Cowgirl

Growing up on the embattled Bryn Mawr Estate in South Wales, all Gemma sees are burglaries, muggings and boredom, as she... MoreRollercoasters Cowgirl

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Book 43
Book 43

Rollercoasters Wild Boy

Wild Boy has been covered in hair since birth; he's the missing link, a monster, a sideshow spectacle. Condemned to life... MoreRollercoasters Wild Boy

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Book 44
Book 44

Rollercoaster Hate Reader

Eve's older sister, Rosie, was bright, lively and interesting. She loved being the centre of attention. But then, she is... MoreRollercoaster Hate Reader

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Book 45
Book 45

Rollercoasters: Great Expectations

Young Pip lives with his sister and her husband the blacksmith, with few prospects for advancement until a mysterious be... MoreRollercoasters: Great Expectations

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Book 46
Book 46

Rollercoasters: 19th-Century Fiction and Non-Fiction

This Rollercoaster collection of 19th century fiction, non-fiction and literary non-fiction texts and extracts aims to m... MoreRollercoasters: 19th-Century Fiction and Non-Fiction

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Book 47
Book 47

Rollercoasters: Treasure Island

Join the brave Jim Hawkins as he finds treasure maps, sails a schooner and meets a one legged man of the sea with a parr... MoreRollercoasters: Treasure Island

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Book 48
Book 48

Rollercoasters: A Study in Scarlet

In this, the first of Conan Doyle's classic Sherlock Holmes mysteries, Dr Watson and Holmes embark on their first case t... MoreRollercoasters: A Study in Scarlet

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Book 49
Book 49

Rollercoasters: Contemporary Issues Book Box

Rollercoasters Book Boxes will help broaden your KS3 students' reading, understanding and enjoyment of contemporary and ... MoreRollercoasters: Contemporary Issues Book Box

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Book 50
Book 50

Rollercoasters: Adventure Book Box

Rollercoasters Book Boxes will help broaden you KS3 students' reading, understanding and enjoyment of contemporary and c... MoreRollercoasters: Adventure Book Box

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Book 51
Book 51

Rollercoasters Terror Kid

Rico Federico knows what trouble is, and he knows to stay away from it. If there's one thing he's learnt, it's that he w... MoreRollercoasters Terror Kid

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Book 52
Book 52

Rollercoasters: 19th-Century Classics Book Box

Rollercoasters Book Boxes will help broaden your KS3 students' reading, understanding and enjoyment of contemporary and ... MoreRollercoasters: 19th-Century Classics Book Box

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Book 53
Book 53

Rollercoasters: Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

This unique collection offers the reader a fascinating insight into the life and work of Arthur Conan Doyle. Covering th... MoreRollercoasters: Arthur Conan Doyle Collection

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Book 54
Book 54

Rollercoasters: Charles Dickens Collection

This unique collection offers the reader a fascinating insight into the life and work of Charles Dickens. Covering the f... MoreRollercoasters: Charles Dickens Collection

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Book 55
Book 55

Rollercoasters: 20th- and 21st-Century Fiction and Non-fiction

This collection captures the full range of writing from the 20th and 21st centuries, with fiction, non-fiction and liter... MoreRollercoasters: 20th- and 21st-Century Fiction and Non-fiction

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Book 56
Book 56

Rollercoasters: The Invisible Man

When a strange, reclusive former medical student arrives in Iping, his odd appearance and the mysterious goings-on in hi... MoreRollercoasters: The Invisible Man

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Book 57
Book 57

Rollercoasters: The Time Machine

When the Time Traveller, a Victorian scientist, explains his theory about travelling through time to his dinner guests, ... MoreRollercoasters: The Time Machine

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Book 58
Book 58

Rollercoasters: The War of the Worlds

Nobody suspects that intelligent life exists on other planets until an enormous cylinder falls to Earth and lands in the... MoreRollercoasters: The War of the Worlds

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Book 59
Book 59

Rollercoasters Half a Creature from the Sea A life in stories

In this dark and powerful collection, David Almond presents a series of 'living' stories inspired by his childhood that ... MoreRollercoasters Half a Creature from the Sea A life in stories

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Book 60
Book 60

Rollercoasters: Romantics to the Present Day: An Anthology of Poetry

An inspiring collection of poetry from the Romantics period to present day, collated by trusted editors in literature, S... MoreRollercoasters: Romantics to the Present Day: An Anthology of Poetry

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Book 61
Book 61

Rollercoasters: 19th, 20th and 21st-Century Non-Fiction

This Rollercoaster collection of 19th21st century non-fiction texts and extracts aims to motivate students and aid their... MoreRollercoasters: 19th, 20th and 21st-Century Non-Fiction

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Book 62
Book 62

Rollercoaster: KS3, 11-14. The Island at the End of Everything

Twelve-year-old Ami lives on Culion Island in the Philippines, the world's largest leper colony, with her mother who is ... MoreRollercoaster: KS3, 11-14. The Island at the End of Everything

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Book 63
Book 63

Rooftoppers: 10th Anniversary Edition

CELEBRATING 10 HIGH-FLYING YEARS OF THE MULTI-AWARD-WINNING MODERN CLASSIC, FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE EXPLORER ____________... MoreRooftoppers: 10th Anniversary Edition

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Book 64
Book 64

Rollercoasters: Half a Creature from the Sea

In this dark and powerful collection, David Almond presents a series of 'living' stories inspired by his childhood that ... MoreRollercoasters: Half a Creature from the Sea

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Book 65
Book 65

Rollercoasters: 19th Century Short Stories

This collection of short stories is ideal for use with all 11-16 students to help prepare them for GCSE English Language... MoreRollercoasters: 19th Century Short Stories

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Book 66
Book 66

Rollercoasters: Looking at the Stars

Amina's country has been taken over by a new regime where women have no rights and it is not safe to question the leader... MoreRollercoasters: Looking at the Stars

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Book 67
Book 67

Rollercoasters: Gothic Tales

This anthology includes 12 short stories and four poems from much-loved authors which are the perfect introduction to th... MoreRollercoasters: Gothic Tales

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Book 68
Book 68

Rollercoasters: Sawbones

Ezra, a 16-year-old surgeon's apprentice is enjoying his tutelage under one of London's top surgeons when he is drawn in... MoreRollercoasters: Sawbones

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Book 69
Book 69

Rollercoasters: Ghost Boys

When 12-year-old Jerome is killed by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real one, Jerome becomes a ghost. S... MoreRollercoasters: Ghost Boys

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