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    D-Day

    It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches ... More

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    Mary Queen of Scots

    Mary, Queen of Scots is seen as one of Scotland's heroes. She was queen regnant of Scotland from 1542-1667 but was held ... More

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    Spy Smuggler

    Paul Lelaud France 1942-1944 I couldn't see the four fires, but I could smell them, the scent of burn... More

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    Anastasia

    In 1914 Grand Duchess Anastasia, youngest daughter of the Tsar, leads a privileged life in the grand palaces of Russia. ... More

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    Wartime Princess

    In 1939, on a royal tour of Dartmouth Naval College, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) meets the dashing Pri... More

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    Book 7

    Viking Blood; A Viking Warrior AD 1008

    It's 1008 AD, and after being injured in a raid that goes horribly wrong, Tor Scaldbane is devastated at losing his chan... More

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    Book 8
    Book 8

    My Story: Road to War

    It's 1917 and the Great War rages in Europe. When Daffy Rowntree's brother goes missing in action, she refuses to sit sa... More

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    Book 9
    Book 9

    Slave Girl

    Clotee is a slave in a Virginia plantation. To her, freedom is the greatest word in the world. In the slave quarte... More

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    Book 10
    Book 10

    My Story: Mill Girl

    In spring 1842, Eliza is shocked when she is sent to work in the Manchester cotton mills - the noisy, suffocating mills.... More

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    Book 11
    Book 11

    Suffragette

    18th June, 1910 We marched from the Embankment to the Albert Hall. It was a glorious day. The sun shone warmly. Everyone... More

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    Book 12
    Book 12

    Pompeii

    Pompeii is an engaging story of one of history's most eruptive disasters. It's August AD 78 and Claudia is at the ... More

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    Book 13
    Book 13

    No Way Back

    Join Mary Wade on a long and perilous journey that begins in the slums of eighteenth century London. Aged thirteen... More

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    Book 14
    Book 14

    Stories of the First World War

    The story of the war of 1914-1918 told through the experiences of twelve children and young people. From the effor... More

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    Book 15
    Book 15

    The Hunger

    THE HUNGER is the exciting tale of a girl swept up in the fight for a free and fair Ireland, set at the time of th... More

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    Book 16

    Nowhere to run

    Set in the south of France during WWII. A young girl gets involved in helping Jewish children escape to safety abr... More

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    Book 17
    Book 17

    Suffragette

    18th June, 1910 We marched from the Embankment to the Albert Hall. It was a glorious day. The sun shone war... More

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    Book 18

    Workhouse

    Workhouse is the gripping tale of a girl drawn into the world of a Victorian workhouse. It's January 1871 when Edi... More

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    Book 19

    Highway Girl

    It's 1670. When Susannah and her brother are orphaned she is forced to live on the charity of distant relations in... More

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    Book 20

    Mill Girl

    In spring 1842 Eliza is shocked when she is sent to work in the Manchester cotton mills - the noisy, suffocating m... More

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    Book 21
    Book 21

    My Story: Hunger

    THE HUNGER is the exciting tale of a girl swept up in the fight for a free and fair Ireland, set at the time of the Pota... More

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    Book 22

    Anne Boleyn and Me

    When the King came riding in on his big, black horse, a murmur went up, because his tunic was stitched with the wo... More

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    Book 23

    Titanic

    Discover More: Titanic focuses on the key events leading up to the moment the ship hit the iceberg. Readers can le... More

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    Book 24
    Book 24

    Bloody Tower

    Tilly lives in turbulent times. It's the 1550s; when Queen Mary ousts Lady Jane Grey to win the throne, her execut... More

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    Book 25
    Book 25

    Blitz

    BLITZ is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940, and with London under fire Edi... More

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    Book 26
    Book 26

    The Great Plague

    The Great Plague is a thrilling story of a young girl during the epidemic of 1665. It's 1665, and Alice is ... More

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    Book 27
    Book 27

    Slave Girl

    Clotee is a slave in a Virginia plantation. To her, freedom is the greatest word in the world. In the slave quarters, pe... More

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    Book 28
    Book 28

    My Story: Trenches

    It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great War has been raging for three years ... More

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    Book 29
    Book 29

    U-boat Hunter

    Sixteen-year-old Peter Rogers is training to be a Royal Navy officer in 1939 when he hears that his father's ship ... More

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    Book 30
    Book 30

    My Story: Factory Girl

    Everybody knows the sad tale of the Little Match Girl, but less well known is the story of the girls and women who slave... More

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    Book 31
    Book 31

    Flying Ace

    Jack Fairfax is the 19-year-old second son of Lord and Lady Fairfax. The Fairfaxes are steeped in the military tradition... More

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    Book 32
    Book 32

    Codename Celine

    The Special Operations Executive (SOE) was formed in July 1940 - its mission: to send agents into occupied Europe ... More

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    Book 33
    Book 33

    Road to War

    It's 1917 and the Great War rages in Europe. When Daffy Rowntree's brother goes missing in action she refuses to s... More

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    Book 34
    Book 34

    My Story: Berlin Olympics

    This is a new title to add to the popular "My Story" series. A young girl athlete has the chance of a lifetime when she ... More

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    Book 35
    Book 35

    Wartime Princess

    In 1939, on a royal tour of Dartmouth Naval College, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) meets the dashi... More

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    Book 36
    Book 36

    The Trenches

    It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great War has been raging for three ... More

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    Book 37
    Book 37

    Viking Blood

    It's 1008 AD, and after being injured in a raid that goes horribly wrong, Tor Scaldbane is devastated at losing hi... More

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    Book 38
    Book 38

    Roman Invasion

    It's AD 84 when Bran, a prince of the Carvetii tribe, is captured by the Romans. A legion of soldiers is marching ... More

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    Book 39
    Book 39

    Victoria

    It's 1829, and young Princess Victoria's life is full of constraints. Brought up hidden from the world and protect... More

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    Book 40
    Book 40

    Hero at Dunkirk

    Joe Read was 15 years old when he was caught up in a moment in history no one will ever forget. Winston Churchill ... More

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    Book 41
    Book 41

    Cleopatra

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    Book 42
    Book 42

    War Nurse

    When war breaks out in 1939 Kitty signs up to be a Red Cross nurse in a military hospital. It's not long before she's n... More

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    Book 43

    The Sweep's Boy

    It's 1870 when the Workhouse Master hires Will out as a chimney sweep's boy. It's a hard, dirty, dangerous life, and it'... More

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    Book 44

    Titanic: An Edwardian Girl's Diary, 1912

    Margaret Anne dreams of leaving the orphanage behind, and she can hardly believe her luck when she is chosen to accompan... More

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    Book 45
    Book 45

    Sophie's Secret War

    In 1939, the start of the Second World War, Sophie becomes a messenger for a Resistance group in Northern France. But as... More

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    Book 46
    Book 46

    My Story D Day

    It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the D-Day landings, crossing the English Channel to the beaches of Nor... More

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    Book 47
    Book 47

    My Story: Blitz

    BLITZ is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940, and with London under fire Edie and ... More

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    Book 48
    Book 48

    My Story Workhouse

    It's January 1871 when Edith, the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow, pays her first eventful visit to the workhouse ... More

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    Book 49
    Book 49

    Battle of Britain: A Second World War Spitfire Pilot, 1939-1941

    It's 1939 and Harry Woods is a Spitfire pilot in the RAF. When his friend Lenny loses his leg in a dogfight with the Luf... More

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    Book 50
    Book 50

    Young Nanny

    The diary of Lily Hicks, London 1850-1851: 'The Crystal Palace is more wonderful every time we go, with coloured light e... More

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    Book 51
    Book 51

    The Great Plague: A London Girl's Diary, 1665-1666

    The Great Plague is a thrilling story of a young girl during the epidemic of 1665. It's 1665, and Alice is looking forwa... More

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    Book 52
    Book 52

    My Story: To Kill a Queen

    It's the1580s. Queen Elizabeth's enemies plot to kill her and place Mary Queen of Scots on the throne. While Kitty's fat... More

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    Book 53
    Book 53

    Anne Boleyn and Me

    When the King came riding in on his big, black horse, a murmur went up, because his tunic was stitched with the words, D... More

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    Book 54
    Book 54

    The Storm to Come

    As the Holocaust begins to unfold from a brutal plan into a nightmare reality, two nine-year-old boys, one German, one J... More

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    Book 55
    Book 55

    The Trenches

    It's 1917 and Billy Stevens is a telegraph operator stationed near Ypres. The Great War has been raging for three years ... More

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    Book 56
    Book 56

    Desert Danger

    DESERT DANGER is the story of 19-year-old Tim Jackson, in North Africa during World War II. Set during the decisive Batt... More

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    Book 57
    Book 57

    Elizabeth

    Daughter of a fallen queen, young Princess Elizabeth lives a complicated and dangerous life. She fears her father's famo... More

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    Book 58
    Book 58

    Titanic: An Edwardian Girl's Diary,1912

    TITANIC is the thrilling story of a young orphan on board the most famous sinking ship. Margaret Anne dreams of leaving ... More

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    Book 59
    Book 59

    Pompeii: A Roman Girl's Diary, AD 78-79

    Pompeii is an engaging story of one of history's most eruptive disasters. It's August AD 78 and Claudia is at the Forum ... More

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    Book 60
    Book 60

    Dodger: The Story of a Victorian Pickpocket

    For a friendless boy on the unforgiving London streets, there are no options for a moral life. Henry Moss soon discovers... More

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    Book 61
    Book 61

    Catherine of Aragon

    CATHERINE OF ARAGON is a thrilling story-diary set among the pomp, plots and political wrangling of the Tudor court. It ... More

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    Book 62
    Book 62

    Pyramid of Secrets

    It's 2554BC, and Pharaoh Khafra is building a great pyramid at Giza to rival those built by his predecessors. He is also... More

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    Book 63
    Book 63

    U-boat Hunter

    Sixteen-year-old Peter Rogers is training to be a Royal Navy officer in 1939 when he hears that his father's ship has be... More

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    Book 64
    Book 64

    Highway Girl

    It's 1670. When Susannah and her brother are orphaned she is forced to live on the charity of distant relations in Engla... More

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    Book 65
    Book 65

    My Story: Suffragette (centenary edition)

    18th June, 1910 We marched from the Embankment to the Albert Hall. It was a glorious day. The sun shone war... More

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    Book 66
    Book 66

    War Spy

    Paul Leland is a 13-year-old boy living in rural France. He has been living under Nazi occupation since 1940. Working wi... More

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    Book 68
    Book 68

    1900: A Brand-new Century: A London Girl's Diary, 1899-1900

    The diary of Flora Bonnington, London 1899-1900: 'A day slips away like sand in a sand glass and so we are caught up in ... More

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    Book 69
    Book 69

    My Story: D-Day

    A vivid account firsthand account of the D-Day landings. It's 1944 when Lieutenant Andy Pope takes part in the... More

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    Book 70
    Book 70

    Blitz

    My Story: Blitz is a thrilling wartime tale about two siblings evacuated to Wales. It's 1940, and with Lo... More

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    Book 71
    Book 71

    Desert Danger

    Ben and Zoe travel to the Kalahari Desert, where a frantic lioness is keeping local people from their well. It seems her... More

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