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0440865123
Paperback:Bindi babes:2003
Author: Dhami, Narinder
Year: 2003
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi Yearling
Resource type: Physical
Note: Three feisty, fun-loving Anglo-Asian sisters rule the roost over their dad since their mum died. But then their dad arranges for an interfering Auntie-ji from India to come and stay, and the girls decide the only way out of this nagging-adult dilemma is an arranged marriage - for their auntie! Ages 5 - 12
184 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0552554650
Paperback:Up on cloud nine:2006
Author: Fine, Anne
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: How stupid do you have to be to fall out of a top floor window? Or was Stolly up on cloud nine even then? Stolly's always been so alive, so inspiring, hiding nothing. But now, he's lying in hospital while his mate Ian is watching, waiting and remembering. For children
200 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1405660554
Large print:Indigo's star:2005:Large print ed
Author: McKay, Hilary
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Large print
Edition: Large print ed
Publisher: Galaxy
Resource type: Physical
Note: Indigo's returning to school after a bout of glandular fever and is dreading it. Rose is worrying about Indigo - and her new glasses. Saffy is busy dictating Rose's homework answers, while Caddy agonises over ways to dump her current boyfriend. But Tom has joined Indigo's class and that is sure to make a difference.
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075352287X
Paperback:Howard Hughes, the secret life:2011:New ed
Author: Higham, Charles
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New ed
Publisher: Virgin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Howard Hughes had various personas: aviator, film producer, entrepreneur and recluse. Revealing the private scandals, his affairs with Hollywood stars and his involvement in Watergate, this book ties in with the release of a film about Hughes' early life - 'The Aviator' starring Leonardo DiCaprio. General adult
440 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1784294004
Paperback:Only ever yours:2015
Author: O'Neill, Louise
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Quercus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Freida and Isabel have been best friends their whole lives. Now, aged 16 and in their final year at the School, they expect to be selected as companions - wives to wealthy and powerful men. The alternative - life as a concubine - is too horrible to contemplate. But as the intensity of the final year takes hold, the pressure to be perfect mounts. Isabel starts to self-destruct, putting her beauty, her only asset, in peril. And then into this sealed female environment, the boys arrive, eager to choose a bride. Freida must fight for her future - even if it means betraying the only friend, the only love, she has ever known. General adult
390 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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178127102X
Paperback:Never odd or even:2013
Author: Townsend, John
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ransom
Resource type: Physical
Note: Eliot is twelve and he thinks outside the box. He can't help it. Numbers and letters are his thing. So when the biggest mystery that struck his school in the history of the world needs to be solved, Eliot is the one to call on. Teenagers
Title series: Cold fusion
135 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1849055270
Paperback:Can I tell you about anxiety?, a guide for friends, family and professionals:2014
Author: Willetts, Lucy
Author: Waite, Polly
Illustrator: Tay, Kaiyee
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Meet Megan - a young girl who has an anxiety disorder. Megan invites readers to learn about anxiety from her perspective, helping them to understand why she sometimes feels anxious and how this affects her thoughts, feelings and behaviours.
56 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1849056846
Paperback:M is for autism:2015
Author: Martin, Vicky
Illustrator: Visairas, Luna Pérez
Author: Limpsfield Grange School, Oxted, England,
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ages 5 - 12
93 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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oh my gosh this book is AMAZING! It helped me to face any issues i had regarding relationships with autistic people. i was able to understand their world
26/09/18
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Staffordshire
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1849059527
Paperback:Can I tell you about dyslexia?, a guide for friends, family and professionals:2013
Author: Hultquist, Alan M.
Illustrator: Tulp, Bill
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Meet Zoe - a young girl with dyslexia. Zoe invites readers to learn about dyslexia from her perspective. She helps readers to understand the challenges faced by a child with dyslexia, explaining what dyslexia is and how it affects her at home and at school. Zoe describes exactly why she finds reading, writing and words so difficult, and how other people can help her in these areas. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to start a discussion about dyslexia, in the classroom or at home. General adult
55 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1849053545
Paperback:The aspie girl's guide to being safe with men, the unwritten safety rules no-one is telling you:2013
Author: Brown, Debi
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Debi Brown understands from personal experience the potential dangers, pitfalls and misunderstandings teenage girls and women with Asperger syndrome may face in their encounters with men. In this book, she sets out all of the need-to-know facts and sensitively yet honestly describes the more subtle social, emotional and safety issues surrounding dating, relationships and sex. Readers are guided through the practicalities of sex, and provided with helpful illustrative diagrams and sound practical strategies for staying safe in each situation. General adult
176 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1849054479
Paperback:Can I tell you about dyspraxia?, a guide for friends, family and professionals:2014
Author: Boon, Maureen
Illustrator: Hallam, Imogen
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Meet Marco - a boy with dyspraxia. Marco invites readers to learn about dyspraxia from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and what it feels like when he sometimes struggles to control his movement and co-ordination.
55 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1922147257
Paperback:Zac & Mia:2014
Author: Betts, A. J.
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Text
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles The last person Zac expects in the room next door is a girl like Mia, angry and feisty with questionable taste in music. In the real world, he wouldn't - couldn't - be friends with her. In hospital different rules apply, and what begins as a knock on the wall leads to a note - then a friendship neither of them sees coming. You need courage to be in hospital; different courage to be back in the real world. In one of these worlds Zac needs Mia. And in the other Mia needs Zac. Or maybe they both need each other, always. 14+. Teenagers
272 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1406368156
Paperback:Hour of the bees:2016
Author: Eagar, Lindsay
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Walker Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: This powerful debut novel delicately blurs the line between truth and fiction as Carol unravels the fantastical stories of her mentally ill grandfather. When she and her family move to his deserted ranch in order to transfer him to a care home, Carol struggles to cope with the suffocating heat and the effects of her grandfather's dementia. Bees seem to be following her around, but the drought means this is impossible. She must be imagining things. Yet when her grandfather chooses her as the subject for his stories - tales of a magical healing tree, a lake, and the grandmother she never knew - Carol sees glimmers of something special in what her parents dismiss as Serge's madness. As she rethinks her roots and what she thought she knew about her family, Carol comes to the realisation that Serge's past is quickly catching up with her present. Teenagers
365 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0993040721
Hardback:Because we are bad, OCD and a girl lost in thought:2016
Author: Bailey, Lily
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Canbury Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: As a child, Lily Bailey knew she was bad. By the age of 13, she had killed someone with a thought, spread untold disease, and ogled the bodies of other children. Only by performing an exhausting series of secret routines could she correct her wrongdoing. But it was never enough. She had a severe case of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and it came with a bizarre twist. General adult
256 pages (hbk)
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1780749244
Paperback:Swan boy:2016
Author: Sheehan, Nikki
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Rock the Boat
Resource type: Physical
Note: When Johnny moves house and starts a new school he has to deal with a bully who can't leave him alone. But help comes from an unexpected and surprising source and Johnny's growing power soon puts him in a very special place. A chance encounter with a swan sparks a series of events that result in Johnny playing the lead in a school ballet. His teacher wants him to live the role, and when feathers start sprouting on his chest, Johnny begins to understand his true potential. But will he be strong or brave enough to beat his bullies, take care of his brother, support his mother and find a place for himself among all the chaos that is prevailing in his life. Ages 5 - 12
230 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1849053812
Paperback:Can I tell you about OCD?, a guide for friends, family and professionals:2013
Author: Jassi, Amita
Illustrator: Hull, Sarah, (Illustrator)
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title features Katie, a teenager with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). It invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, to help them to understand what the disorder is, how the obsessions and compulsions affect daily life, and how those around sufferers can help. General adult
47 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm (pbk)
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0141344067
Paperback:Picture me gone:2014
Author: Rosoff, Meg
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Mila is on a roadtrip across the USA with her father. They are looking for his best friend, but Mila discovers a more important truth. Sometimes the act of searching reveals more than the final discovery can. Teenagers
194 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1849538689
Paperback:The girl with nine wigs, a memoir:2015:New edition
Author: Van der Stap, Sophie
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Vie
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the Dutch A fun-loving student, Sophie is 21 when she is diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of cancer. As she faces the challenges of chemotherapy, wigs become a crucial part of her self-expression. With refreshing honesty and a keen eye for the absurd, 'The Girl With Nine Wigs' will make you smile when you least expect it. General adult
271 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141311762
Paperback:Dear nobody:2001
Author: Doherty, Berlie
Year: 2001
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Helen breaks off her relationship with Chris when she becomes pregnant, and as they face parenthood they each try to understand their own parents. For Helen and Chris the hardest thing to face is their unknown future, together or apart. Teenagers
150p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1846471842
Paperback:Starring Kitty
Author: Stainton, Keris
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Catnip Publishing
Resource type: Physical
Paperback
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1848122659
Paperback:Bringing up your parents, a lifeline for teenagers:2012:Rev. ed
Author: Farman, John
Author: Lamb, Kathryn
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Rev. ed
Publisher: Piccadilly
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tackling all the classic old arguments, from what you wear to what you drink, this book demonstrates to teenagers how to handle their parents, stressing key areas in communication and mutual understanding. Teenagers
147 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1471404633
Paperback:Counting stars:2015
Author: Stainton, Keris
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Hot Key Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: When 18-year-old Anna leaves school and moves to Liverpool, she feels like her life is finally beginning. She's landed her dream job at a theatre, and she's moving into an exciting (if not slightly run-down) houseshare on a buzzing street lined with shops, bars, and buskers. Best of all, her new flatmates are kind, welcoming and a lot of fun - what more could she ask for? But her new life is also a little overwhelming. Anna's job quickly falls through, and then she realises that although her new friends are great, they're also a little mixed-up ... and it's not long before Anna starts using her blog to talk about her experiences, from the hilarious to the ridiculous to the little-bit-scary. But when Anna spills a bigger secret than she can handle, suddenly the consequences are all too real. Teenagers
324 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141320214
Paperback:Driftwood:2005:Original
Author: Cassidy, Cathy
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Original
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Follows the changing relationships between two young teenagers Reading Age: 10+ Interest Level: 12+ For children
208p ; 19.7x12.9cm (Paperback)
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1405260386
Paperback:Finding Cherokee Brown:2013
Author: Curham, Siobhan
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Electric Monkey
Resource type: Physical
Note: When I decided to write a book about my life I thought I'd have to make loads of stuff up. I mean, who wants to read about someone like me? But as soon as I started writing, the weirdest thing happened. I found out I wasn't who I thought I was. And I stopped being scared. Best of all, I discovered that when you finally decide to be brave it's like waving a wand over your life - the most magical things can happen. 12+. Teenagers
335 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1510101551
Paperback:The bone sparrow:2017
Author: Fraillon, Zana
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Subhi is a refugee. Born in a detention centre, all he knows of the world is that he's at least 19 fence diamonds high, that the nice jackets never stay long, and at night the sea finds its way to his tent, bringing with it unusual treasures. Bringing him Jimmie. Jimmie lives on the Outside. Carrying a notebook that she's unable to read and wearing a sparrow made out of bone around her neck - both talismans of her family's past and the mother she's lost - she strikes up an unlikely friendship with Subhi across the fence. As he reads aloud the tale of how Jimmie's family came to be, both children discover the importance of their own stories in writing their futures. Teenagers
293 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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