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0140366474
Paperback:Step by wicked step:1996
Author: Fine, Anne
Year: 1996
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: When five children are thrown together for the night in a dark, creepy tower, each child tells his or her own story, mirroring the sheer kaleidoscope of feelings that go to make up the highs, lows and in-betweens of living in the modern step-family. For children
135p. ; 18 cm (pbk)
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0099299119
Paperback:Mummy laid an egg!:1995
Author: Cole, Babette
Year: 1995
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Red Fox
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mum and Dad decide it's time they told the children about the facts of life. But it turns out it's up to the children to put them right on a few things. Ages 5 - 12
[32]p., chiefly col. ill. ; 25 cm (pbk)
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0007361424
Paperback:Marshall Armstrong is new to our school:2011
Author: Mackintosh, David
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Quirky, witty and brilliant, Marshall Armstrong is new to school and he definitely stands out from the crowd - but will he find it easy to make friends? Pre-School
[30] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm (pbk)
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0749696265
Paperback:Hair, there and everywhere, a book about growing up:2010
Author: Bailey, Jacqui
Author: Nayler, Sarah
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Franklin Watts
Resource type: Physical
Note: This book provides a straightforward and friendly introduction to what will happen to you, physically and emotionally, when puberty strikes. Ages 5 - 12
80 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm (pbk)
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085763741X
Hardback:Refuge:2015
Author: Booth, Anne, (Children's fiction writer)
Artist: Usher, Sam
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for younger children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Resource type: Physical
Note: With 5.00 from the sale of this book going directly to War Child, this retelling of the Christmas story and what follows is a perfect Christmas gift. Pre-School
32 pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 21 cm (hbk)
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0857637711
Paperback:Refuge:2016
Author: Booth, Anne
Artist: Usher, Sam
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes QR code to access audio edition This is a timely and timeless retelling of the Christmas story, inspired by refugee children everywhere. This book was published in support of refugees and 1 from the sale of each book will go to War Child. Pre-School
28 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 29 cm (pbk)
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140633457X
Paperback:John and Dom:2011
Author: Murphy, Sally
Author: James, Rhian Nest
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker
Resource type: Physical
Note: This verse novel tells the story of John, whose best friend Dom falls sick with cancer. His world falls apart and he and his friends are confused and angry. Eventually, though, they find ways to talk to Dom and use humour to say the things that adults can't, even finding support and understanding from an unlikely source - the school bully. Ages 5 - 12
127 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1905664311
Paperback:Morris and the bundle of worries:c2008
Author: Seeney, Jill
Author: Fuller, Rachel
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2008
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: 10 p. booklet attached to back cover Morris the mole finds out that talking about his problems, and facing his worries with the aid of others, is more helpful than hiding his fears. Pre-School
22 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0750288450
Paperback:I can be safe, a first look at safety:2014:[New edition]
Author: Thomas, Pat
Artist: Harker, Lesley
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New edition]
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: London: Hodder Wayland, 2003 This delightful picture book explores questions and concerns about safety in a simple and reassuring way. Ages 5 - 12
29 pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 21 x 24 cm (pbk)
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0007361416
Hardback:Marshall Armstrong is new to our school:2011
Author: Mackintosh, David
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Quirky, witty and brilliant, Marshall Armstrong is new to school and he definitely stands out from the crowd - but will he find it easy to make friends? Pre-School
[30] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 29 cm (hbk)
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1847802818
Hardback:The great big book of feelings:2013
Author: Hoffman, Mary
Artist: Asquith, Ros
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: "Janetta Otter-Barry books." This title opens with the question, 'How are you feeling today?', and leads on to a spread by spread presentation of a wide range of feelings. Lots of different children in lots of different situations, brief text captions, and plenty of humour make sure the book is fun, as well as dealing with a serious and important subject - human feelings. Ages 5 - 12
33 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 31 cm (hbk)
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1405321903
Hardback:100% me:2009
Author: Greenwood, Elinor
Author: Cox, Alexander
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes index As kids grow up and reach puberty, their bodies start to change and develop; they're bound to have all kinds of questions - but what exactly is happening? From growth spurts to sex education this straight-talking but fun guide to how girls and boys grow up will tell your child everything they need to know. For children
96 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm (hbk)
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0552557846
Paperback:Lizzie zipmouth:2008
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Young Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: Lizzie refuses to speak to her new stepbrothers, Sam their dad, or even her mum. She's totally fed up at having to join a new family and nothing can coax her into speaking to them. Then she meets Great Gran, a more stubborn person than she will ever be. Ages 5 - 12
78 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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000742485X
Paperback:Skinny Melon and me:2011
Author: Ure, Jean
Author: Fisher, Chris
Author: Bailey, Peter
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: Cherry's mother has just re-married, much to Cherry's disgust. The worst thing about her step-father is his name: Roland Butter. Can you imagine? At least she has got her best friend, Skinny Melon to cheer her up. Ages 5 - 12
188 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1911370065
Paperback:My name is not Refugee:2017
Author: Milner, Kate
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The Bucket List
Resource type: Physical
Note: A young boy discusses the journey he is about to make with his mother. They will leave their town, she explains, and it will be sad but also a little bit exciting. They will have to say goodbye to friends and loved ones, and that will be difficult. They will have to walk and walk and walk, and although they will see many new and interesting things, it will be difficult at times too. This powerful and moving story draws young readers into each stage of the journey, inviting the chance to imagine the decisions he or she would make. Ages 5 - 12
25 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 26 x 27 cm (pbk)
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1408445387
Talking book - CD:Goggle-eyes:2010
Author: Fine, Anne
Author: Asher, Jane
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Chivers Children's Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Compact discs Kitty Killin is not only a good story-teller, but also the world's greatest expert when it comes to mothers having new and unwanted boyfriends. Particularly when there's a danger they might turn into new and unwanted stepfathers! For children
4. - sound discs(4 hr., 20 min.)
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1405226692
Paperback:Long way home:2006
Author: Morpurgo, Michael
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: Twelve year-old George has been moving from one foster home to another for as long as he can remember. This summer he is being sent to Dyer's farm, and he is sure that he won't like it there. Ages 5 - 12
148 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0440868548
Paperback:Midnight:2008
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Author: Sharratt, Nick
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi Yearling
Resource type: Physical
Note: Violet has always been in the shadow of her mesmerising, controlling brother Will. Violet retreats further into her fantasy world, built around the fairy characters created by her favourite author. Then the arrival of a new girl at school seems to promise change. But is Jasmine a true friend? Ages 5 - 12
190 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1846166993
Hardback:Eggs:2007
Author: Spinelli, Jerry
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Orchard
Resource type: Physical
Note: 9-year-old David is sad & angry - his mother has recently died in a freak accident & now he has to live with his grandmother, as his father is too busy to care for him. Then David meets 13-year-old Primrose who has no dad, & a neglectful & eccentric mother. Together these two damaged children help each other. For children
219 p. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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014131625X
Paperback:Boy overboard:2003
Author: Gleitzman, Morris
Year: 2003
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Jamal and Bibi have a dream to lead Australia to football glory in the next World Cup. But first they must face landmines, pirates, storms and assassins. Ages 5 - 12
180 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0140340718
Paperback:Goggle-eyes:1990
Author: Fine, Anne
Year: 1990
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Kitty Killin is not only a good story-teller, but also the world's greatest expert when it comes to mothers having new and unwanted boyfriends. Particularly when there's a danger they might turn into new and unwanted stepfathers! For children
154 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405254602
Paperback:Twin tales : Twin trouble (AND) Connie and the water babies
Author: Wilson, Jacqueline
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont Books
Resource type: Physical
Paperback
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0711219915
Paperback:The colour of home:2003
Author: Hoffman, Mary
Year: 2003
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Lincoln
Resource type: Physical
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0349124078
Paperback:Us minus Mum:2014
Author: Butler, Heather
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Resource type: Physical
Note: George and Theo's mum is brilliant. She tells great stories, can wave the fastest of anyone on the planet and, most importantly, she was the one who suggested they adopt a scruffy dog called Goffo. The boys think she's invincible. But they're wrong. Because Mum is ill. Really ill. It's up to George and Theo to keep Mum smiling. Which will almost probably definitely involve wellies, shepherd's pie and Goffo's victory at the pet talent show. Ages 5 - 12
304 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0099582643
Paperback:Anne of Green Gables:2013
Author: Montgomery, L. M.
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Vintage Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Anne Shirley 'erupts' into their lives, the Cuthberts little guess how fond they will become of the skinny, red-haired orphan. Both entertained and exasperated by her constant chatter and imaginings, they soon find it hard to remember what Green Gables was like without its irrepressible adopted daughter. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Vintage classics
468 pages ; 19 cm (pbk)
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