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The White Zone

Author: Carolyn Marsden The White Zone is a story of two cousins, Shiite Nouri and half Sunni Talib, and their lives in the aftermath of the Iraq war. Marsden gives a ten-year-old-eye view of sectarian strife and the life in and around Baghdad, including the famous...

Cosmic

Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce I can’t escape thinking this is very much a space version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Good fun just the same… Liam is too big for his boots. And his football strip. And his school blazer. But being super-sized...

Gossamer

Author: Lois Lowry Where do dreams come from? What stealthy nighttime messengers are the guardians of our most deeply hidden hopes and our half-forgotten fears? Drawing on her rich imagination, two-time Newbery winner Lois Lowry confronts these questions and explores...

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Extra Credit by Morris Gleitzman When 13-year-old Matt is discovered impressing the livestock in an Aussie country town with his remarkable soccer skills, he’s offered the chance of a lifetime – a try-out at one of Europe’s biggest and most glamorous...

Moon Pie

Author: Simon Mason When I’m older, she thought, I’ll remember this midnight picnic as a good thing. I’ll forget that I was scared of the dark, and that Dad was strange. I’ll remember the candles in the grass, like flowers made out of flame,...