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Pike (#2 The Truth of Things) by Anthony McGowan
Nicky and Kenny return in Pike as the brothers' fishing expedition takes a turn. Bacon Pond is famous for its monster-sized fish and Kenny is determined to catch one. And as usual, Nicky is dragged along for the ride. But when the boys glimpse what could be a body in the water - the body of a well-known ...Show more
The Humiliations of Welton Blake by Alex Wheatle
Hilarity follows disaster in this sharp-witted tale of the trials of pre-teen life, from award-winning and critically acclaimed 'Crongton' author Alex Wheatle. Welton Blake has done it - he's asked out Carmella McKenzie, the best looking girl in school and she's only gone and said yes! But just as he t ...Show more
Out of Step (Jake Maddox JV) by Jake Maddox
After a big growth spurt, dancer Mercy Smyth feels completely out of step. Her new height has thrown off her center. Now dance moves that used to be easy are challenging and gymnastics skills that were always tricky are nearly impossible. It's going to take a lot of extra work--and money that Mercy does ...Show more
Category: Early Experiences & Issues
A young boy has a mind full of wonderful stories, but when he gives them to his teachers his pages come back covered in red spelling corrections. It seems his dyslexia will always hold him back from succeeding as a writer. Then a new teacher arrives at the school. Mr. Watson tells magical stories and dr ...Show more
The Tindims of Rubbish Island by Sally Gardner
'What is rubbish today is treasure tomorrow.' A new series that empowers young readers to get creative with their rubbish and save the planet. Join Captain Spoons, Mug, Jug, Brew, Skittle and friends on Rubbish Island: wander through its warren of underwater rooms, including a toothbrush library and a ...Show more
Young Werewolf (RA8 IA8-12) by Cornelia Funke
Matt is returning home from the cinema when a yellow-eyed monster bites his hand and his whole world - and body - changes. Helped by his best friend Lisa and teacher Mrs Ruskin, they have just two days to find a cure before the curse takes hold forever! Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant an ...Show more
Kieran Read (Reading All Stars) by David Riley
Reading All Stars: Kieran Read tells how a young man from South Auckland became captain of one of the most famous rugby teams in the world … the All Blacks! Kieran Read is a Reading All Stars book. Reading All Stars books are written for people who need support with reading, whatever their age.
The Monster from the Blue Planet (Little Gems IA 5-8) by Cornelia Funke
A funny galactic adventure from international bestseller Cornelia Funke - with full colour illustrations by Elys Dolan.
Deathmire (Edge: Rivets) by Jon Mayhew
Tom Striker is a mud lark, earning a crust foraging on the banks of The Thames for anything worth selling. When his friend Billy goes missing, and he saves a man claiming to be Old Father Thames, Tom and his friends are caught up in a battle between powerful spirits. This title is published by Franklin ...Show more
Mint Choc Chip at the Market Cafe (Barrington Stoke Little Gems 5+) by Jonathan Meres
Priya loves helping out at the stall her family have run for donkey's years. But one day she meets Stan. His dad sells everything from dog treats to fish tanks - just like the Sharma family! Priya is horrified, but Nana-ji is on hand to offer lessons on the balance sheet of life ...
Blade (Gr8reads) by Chris Powling
This book is suitable for reluctant readers of 13-16 with a reading age of eight years. It is printed on cream paper, which is proven to be more restful on the eye. The font is specially designed to encourage a smooth and easy read. There are frequent page breaks, short, headed chapters and illustration ...Show more