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By Any Other Name addresses the fear felt by all teenagers: being alone, friendless, and not being able to make anybody understand who you really are. But it's worse for Holly, because she can't even tell anyone her real name.

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Ebony has had a sheltered and happy childhood, but as she comes of age she notices things about herself: she has become prettier and more athletic - she's even started to glow.

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As a teacher, Fiona Inglis has pitched this cookbook aimed at children exactly right. Before any recipes there are sections on weighing and measuring, kitchen equipment and terminology.

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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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