Boy 87
by Ele Fountain
Prompted by news reports of children fleeing war and poverty, this is a powerful story of hope and friendship in terrible, terrifying circumstances.
Black Powder
by Ally Sherrick
A story of violence, cruelty and betrayal, while also celebrating courage, loyalty and friendship. Stunning!
Liar and Spy
by Rebecca Stead
Ghost Boys
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
A stunning book for young readers. Powerful, challenging and incredibly sad, as this explores racism in the US.
The List of Real Things
by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Grace and Bee's parents have died suddenly and the two girls are dealing with their deaths very differently. A charming, beautiful and moving book, due to be published on 29 March 2018.
The Last Wild
by Piers Torday
Reading just one section of the book at a time for each week's discussion was tough. There was tension, humour and great characterisation in this imagined future of a corrupted world.
One
by Sarah Crossan
A moving and sensitive account of conjoined twins, told in verse. Amazing!
One Christmas Wish
by Katherine Rundell
A beautifully illustrated, charming story for all the family to enjoy at Christmas.
Sky Hawk
by Gill Lewis
A gripping read which is moving, uplifting and educational!
Mango and Bambang the Not-a-Pig
by Polly Faber
A funny and charming collection of linked stories, beautifully illustrated by Clara Vuillaumy.

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