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This engaging novel covers a few highly significant days in the life of Solomon, an eleven-year-old Ethiopian schoolboy. Visiting the capital for the first time Solomon encounters the unexpected, finds out family secrets, and makes a new friend.

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From the very first few pages I was totally absorbed in this saga of the adorable Gadsby family. It’s Bluebell’s voice we hear, explaining through lively diary entries and scripts for her home-made videos how life in the Gadsby household unfolds day-to-day.

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Is this an animal story? Is this an adventure story? Is this a story about growing up? Well, it’s all of them. This good-humoured romp features Amy, Boo, and Ruth, three young chickens, chosen for their talents to be trained as an elite force for good.

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Will’s life has just hit the big-time, he’s kissed his dream girl Lucy Carpenter and he can’t wait to tell best friend, Dougie. Unfortunately, the high point of Will’s life also coincides with the low point, as he gets knocked down by a hit-and-run driver and dies.

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Anthony Button comes from a large and noisy family where everyone has a talent apart from him. Into to this mix is added Ben, the son Anthony’s father never knew he had.

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After everything that Veerle went through in this book's predecessor Silent Saturday, you’d think she’d be entitled to a bit of peace and quiet.

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Sam and Hannah are finishing their A-levels and preparing for university by making plans to get drunk, party with friends and lose their virginity.

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Lucy Saxon wrote Take Back the Skies at the age of just 16. She signed a publishing deal with Bloomsbury at only 17, making her one of the UK’s brightest young writing talents.

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Chasing Stars is the second book in Helen Douglas’ "Eden" trilogy - picking up where After Eden left off.

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A terrifying cautionary thriller from Bali Rai. Year 11 is a difficult year for any teenager but it's worse than ever for Lily as a spate of apparent suicides spreads through the year group, including her group of friends.

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Niall Rivers thinks the house on the hill looks so spooky that even real ghosts would think twice before going there after dark. His mother, however, has other ideas and they have to go there to collect bric-a-brac for the school fete.

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