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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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0552565970
Paperback:Wonder:2013
Author: Palacio, R. J.
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Corgi
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Wonder' is the funny, sweet and incredibly moving story of Auggie Pullman. Born with a terrible facial abnormality, this shy, bright ten-year-old has been home-schooled by his parents for his whole life, in an attempt to protect him from the stares and cruelty of the outside world. For children
315 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0007279043
Paperback:The boy in the dress:2009
Author: Walliams, David
Author: Blake, Quentin
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the debut children's novel from David Walliams, co-creator and co-star of the multi-award-winning Little Britain. Dennis lives in a boring house in a boring street in a boring town. But he's about to find out that when you open your mind, life becomes anything but boring. Ages 5 - 12
231 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1444900145
Hardback:Leave me alone:2011
Author: Gray, Kes
Author: Wildish, Lee
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Hodder Children's
Resource type: Physical
Note: A young boy struggles to stand up to his bully until his friends show him that eight loud voices are stronger than one! Brilliantly told by award-winning author Kes Gray, a difficult subject is treated with a wonderfully light touch. Pre-School
[28] p., chiefly col. ill. ; 27 cm (hbk)
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1780620004
Hardback:Silence is goldfish:2015
Author: Pitcher, Annabel
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Indigo
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tess Turner has never really felt she fitted in and after what she read that night on her father's blog she knows for certain that she never will. How she deals with her discovery makes an entirely riveting, heart-breaking story told through Tess's eyes as she tries to find her place in the world. Teenagers
365 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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A beautiful book written beautifully well and with such a beautiful plot I could just not put it down. So far my favourite Pitcher book, I was amazed at how she was able to capture the character of Tess perfectly and realistically. I would not choose to read books about teen girls but automatically the character of Tess was likable and kind, with, for once, an understandable reason to her "silence" later on in the book, I read on and thoroughly enjoyed the story. The cleverness of the plot with the stories of the teachers at school who manipulated Tess, with her friends and her father was gripping and the outcome led me to rejoicing out loud. Through the story we saw Tess' growth and the end was a pride worthy moment (I won't spoil it!) I would definitely recommend it as a book as firstly, its a great depiction of secondary school and the struggles of a teenager in this age. Secondly, it's very well written and lastly, it's un-put-a-down-able...so it's worth reading as it doesn't ta
17/04/16
trg1
Bromleybc
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0857638955
Hardback:This zoo is not for you:2017
Author: Collins, Ross
Year: 2017
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Nosy Crow
Resource type: Physical
Note: When a platypus visits the zoo, the animals all assume he has come about the vacancy and he is swiftly taken through a rigorous interview process. But the platypus is far too bland for the chameleons and not nearly graceful enough for the flamingos So, he leaves. The animals soon regret being so unkind, but - what's this? The platypus has left an invitation! It seems he had actually come to the zoo to invite them all to his party. 3+. Pre-School
30 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm (hbk)
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1783444258
Book:Elmer:2016
Author: McKee, David
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Book
Publisher: Andersen Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Standard print edition originally published: London: Dobson, 1968 Join Elmer, the multi-colour patchwork elephant, on his very first adventure. A firm favourite with children of all ages, Elmer is an elephant who loves to play practical jokes. Carries 'CE' logo. Pre-School
32 pages (large print), chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 42 cm (pbk)
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1848699395
Hardback:The only way is badger:2018
Author: Jones, Stella J.
Artist: Saldaña, Carmen
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Little Tiger
Resource type: Physical
Note: Badgers are best. Or so Badger thinks. As he says: 'If it's not black and white then it's just not right!' But what if he's wrong? Pre-School
25 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm (hbk)
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1405287519
Paperback:Sam Wu is not afraid of ghosts:2018
Author: Tsang, Katie
Author: Tsang, Kevin
Illustrator: Reed, Nathan
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Egmont
Resource type: Physical
Note: Sam Wu is NOT a scaredy-cat - except he is. When a trip to the Space Museum goes terrifyingly wrong, Sam begins a mission to prove to the school bully, and all of his friends, that he is a fearless space adventurer. Ages 5 - 12
203 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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1788002520
Paperback:This zoo is not for you:2018
Author: Collins, Ross
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Resource type: Physical
Note: Includes QR code to access audio edition When a platypus visits the zoo, the animals all assume he has come about the vacancy and he is swiftly taken through a rigorous interview process. But the platypus is far too bland for the chameleons and not nearly graceful enough for the flamingos So, he leaves. The animals soon regret being so unkind, but - what's this? The platypus has left an invitation! It seems he had actually come to the zoo to invite them all to his party. 3+. Pre-School
32 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 27 cm (pbk)
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144495122X
Paperback:Accidental trouble magnet:2019:Revised [edition]
Author: Mian, Zanib
Illustrator: Mafaridik, Nasaya
Year: 2019
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Edition: Revised [edition]
Publisher: Hodder
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: published as The Muslims. Harrow: Sweet Apple Publishers, 2017 My parents decided it would be a good idea to move house and move me to a new school at the same time. As if I didn't have a hard enough time staying out of trouble at home, now I've also got to try and make new friends. What's worse, the class bully seems to think I'm the perfect target and has made it his mission to send me back to Pakistan. But I've never even been to Pakistan! And my cousin told me the pizza there is yuck. The only good thing is that Eid's just around the corner which means a feast of all my favourite food (yay) and presents (double yay). I'm really hoping I can stay in Mum and Dad's good books long enough to get loads. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Planet Omar
211 pages, illustrations (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1509857273
Hardback:Cyril and Pat:2018
Author: Gravett, Emily
Year: 2018
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Two Hoots
Resource type: Physical
Note: Cyril and Pat have lots of adventures and fun together and Cyril is so pleased he's made a friend. But everyone is adamant that Cyril and Pat simply cannot be friends, and they soon reveal why: Pat, as the reader has known all along, is actually a rat! But Cyril's life turns out to be a lot duller and quite a bit scarier without Pat by his side, and in the end the two friends learn that some things are more important than being the same, or listening to others. Pre-School
32 unnumbered pages, chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 26 x 29 cm (hbk)
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0571308821
Hardback:Dead ends:2014
Author: Lange, Erin Jade
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: Dane Washington and Billy D couldn't be more different. Dane is a bully. He says he has 'standards': he doesn't hit girls, and he doesn't hit special ed kids. Billy D is too kind to hit anyone. He has Down syndrome and hangs out with teachers in his lunch break. But one chance encounter leads them to realise that they have more in common than they think. Teenagers
370 pages ; 22 cm (hbk)
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1407146912
Paperback:7 days:2015
Author: Ainsworth, Eve
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic
Resource type: Physical
Note: School should be a safe place for Jess, a refuge from her difficult home life - but thanks to Kez and her friends, it's everything she dreads. Despite being beautiful and popular, Kez's life isn't any sweeter. She clings to the fact she is better off than Jess - or so she thinks. Teenagers
245 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141357835
Paperback:Looking glass girl:2016
Author: Cassidy, Cathy
Author: Carroll, Lewis
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: "A wonderful modern-day reimagining of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic"--Back cover Published outside the British Isles To celebrate the 150th anniversary of 'Alice in Wonderland', comes a compelling modern-day re-imagining of Alice's story by Cathy Cassidy. Alice is thrilled when Savannah invites her to a Wonderland-themed sleepover; she's wanted to join this circle of friends for so long. Finally, she's fitting in. But an accident suddenly changes everything and Alice is rushed to hospital. As her friends and family rally round, a mystery begins to unravel. Was Alice pushed, and why - who would want to hurt her? Can her loved ones - and the gorgeous boy who doesn't want to leave her side - help Alice survive? Ages 5 - 12
261 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141357827
Hardback:Looking-glass girl:2015
Author: Cassidy, Cathy
Author: Carroll, Lewis
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Young adult novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles "A wonderful modern-day reimagining of Lewis Carroll's timeless classic"--Back cover To celebrate the 150th anniversary of 'Alice in Wonderland', comes a compelling modern-day re-imagining of Alice's story by Cathy Cassidy. Alice is thrilled when Savannah invites her to a Wonderland-themed sleepover; she's wanted to join this circle of friends for so long. Finally, she's fitting in. But an accident suddenly changes everything and Alice is rushed to hospital. As her friends and family rally round, a mystery begins to unravel. Was Alice pushed, and why - who would want to hurt her? Can her loved ones - and the gorgeous boy who doesn't want to leave her side - help Alice survive? Ages 5 - 12
261 pages ; 23 cm (hbk)
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Just finished this it's such a great book and nice twist on the Alice In Wonderland story :)
25/06/15
shannon1997
Walsall
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0750271116
Hardback:Say no to bullying:2013
Author: Spilsbury, Louise
Illustrator: Gordon, Mike
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Wayland
Resource type: Physical
Note: A guide to bullying, what forms it takes, from physical bullying, to taunts and cyberbullying, and how to deal with it. Ages 5 - 12
64 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 26 cm (hbk)
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0141338881
Paperback:Driftwood:2011
Author: Cassidy, Cathy
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Stories for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Puffin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Hannah & Joey have been best friends forever. Joey's parents love rescuing things & making them beautiful - their house is full of things made from driftwood, old glass & shells from the beach. Which is why the scraggy kittens the girls find in a bin at school end up living there. Then Paul moves in because he needs rescuing too. Ages 5 - 12
190 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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A classic Cathy Cassidy book- she writes with a great understanding of teens and engages her audience with amusing, sensitive and realistic story lines. This has a unique plot and is very addictive. I also love her own little chapter illustrations which go throughout and the characters she chooses have great stories to tell. I love your books Cathy and recommend them not only to teen girls but teen boys as well and parents of teenagers.
07/10/12
issy<3books!
Wiltshire
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