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Butter is a morbidly obese teenage boy, shunned in his high school where all the other students are fashionably thin.

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Badger is hungry, and what could be better than a peanut butter sandwich on white bread? But all does not go to plan, and after a series of mishaps the sandwich becomes more and more disgusting.

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‘Grendel loved his mum. Grendel loved his dog. But most of all Grendel LOVED chocolate.’ And so begins our cautionary tale.

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The day that Meredith Anstruther is to marry Lady Isabella, his brother Zebediah steals her away – which is quite an achievement, seeing as Anstruther lives in the stratosphere and is captain of the mighty airship The Great Galloon.

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At first Siege appears to be about disaffected youth and mass shootings in a school – so far, so Columbine.

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The Quietness is a shocking and heart-rending story about the brutal side of life for teenage girls in Victorian times.

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Ever since Claire Weeks’ best friend Helen moved away to Bognor Regis, she has struggled to make new friends at school – and worse still she can't escape the bullies that torment her.

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Burn for Burn is the first collaborative work in a trilogy by teen fiction authors Jenny Han (author of The Summer I Turned Pretty) and Siobhan Vivian (Not that Kind of Girl).

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Last year Dave Cousins made a splash with his debut novel, 15 Days Without a Head. The unvarnished story of a teenage boy and his little brother who are at risk of being taken into care, it excelled by balancing the issues with real warmth and humour.

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