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Read Between the Lies by Malcolm Duffy

Read Between the Lies is a story of family drama, secrets, lies and finding the courage to deal with life’s more difficult experiences. It also has at its core a valuable message. Malcolm Duffy’s latest novel for teens shines a … Continue reading

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Needle by Patrice Lawrence

Needle, Patrice Lawrence’s latest YA novel for Barrington Stoke is a compelling and unforgettable read exploring the issues and difficulties faced by young people growing up in care. A short but profoundly affecting novella this is a book to read … Continue reading

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Wrath by Marcus Sedgwick

Award winning author Marcus Sedgwick’s YA debut for publishers Barrington Stoke is a layered, unsettling and intense novella that will capture teen readers’ attention. Wrath is a story that drew me in and compelled me to read to the end … Continue reading

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Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice – A Retelling by Laura Wood

The publishers Barrington Stoke aim to produce super readable books that enable all children and young people to experience the joy of reading. The classics can be daunting for many as the language, the complexity and the length may be … Continue reading

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Black and British – A Short Essential History by David Olusoga

Historian and broadcaster David Olusoga’s book Black and British has been revised and rewritten especially for teen readers in this edition published last year. An informative and enlightening read, Black and British – A Short Essential History is perfect for … Continue reading

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Know My Place by Eve Ainsworth

Know My Place by Eve Ainsworth is a sensitive story about a teenager searching for home and family that explores complex issues surrounding foster care with kindness and understanding. An empathetic read for teens, it would also be useful for … Continue reading

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