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War Horse (by Michael Morpurgo)

Egmont Books Ltd (01 Mar, 2002)

Sold to a drunken farmer, Joey, a beautiful red-bay foal with a distinctive cross on his nose, finds a friend in the farmer's son, Albert. His father brutally demands Joey work or be sold, so Albert gently trains him to pull the plough. But it's not enough. When war breaks out, Albert's father, needy for money for his struggling farm, sells Joey to the army, where he, like the soldiers around him, must try ...

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Johnny and the Dead: A Johnny Maxwell story (by Sir Terry Pratchett)

Corgi Childrens (29 Apr, 2004)

Sell the cemetery? Over their dead bodies . . . Not many people can see the dead (not many would want to). Twelve-year-old Johnny Maxwell can. And he's got bad news for them: the council want to sell the cemetery as a building site. But the dead aren't going to take it lying down . . . especially since it's Halloween tomorrow. Besides, they're beginning to find that life is a lot more fun than it w ...

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Maximum Ride: The Final Warning (by James Patterson)

Arrow (09 Apr, 2009)

Max, Fang, Iggy, Gasman, Nudge and Angel are 6 extraordinary avian hybrids. The result of a cruel Biotech experiment. This flock has endured a turbulent upbringing and they have been continually faced with evil. Danger is never far away and while fighting to save their own skin, they have a mission to undertake, one with devastating consequences.

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Mist (by Kathryn James)

Hodder Children's Books (01 Sep, 2011)

Midnight: a mist-haunted wood with a bad reputation. A sweet sixteen party, and thirteen-year-old Nell is trying to keep her sister, spoilt birthday-girl Gwen, out of trouble. No chance. Trouble finds Gwen and drags her through the mist. Only Nell guesses who's behind the kidnap - the boy she hoped was her friend, the gorgeous but mysterious Evan River. Evan is no ordinary boy - he has a secret which wil ...

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At the Sign of the Sugared Plum (by Mary Hooper)

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (04 Aug, 2003)

An historical novel set at the time of The Great Plague in London. It conveys how the atmosphere in London changes from a disbelief that the Plague is anything serious, to the full-blown horror of the death carts and being locked up - in effect to die - if your house is suspected of infection.

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Wither: Book One of the Chemical Garden (Chemical Garden 1) (by Lauren DeStefano)

Harper Voyager (04 Aug, 2011)

Sixteen-year-old Rhine Ellery has only four years left to live when she is kidnapped by the Gatherers and forced into a polygamous marriage. Now she has one purpose: to escape, find her twin brother, and go home – before her time runs out forever. What if you knew exactly when you would die? Thanks to modern science, every human being has become a ticking genetic time bomb – males only live to age ...

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The Borrowers (Puffin Modern Classics) (by Mary Norton)

Puffin Classics (06 Mar, 2003)

Arrietty's father, Pod, was an expert Borrower. He could scale curtains using a hatpin, and bring back a doll's teacup without breaking it. Girls weren't supposed to go borrowing but as Arrietty was the only child her father broke the rule. She made friends with the human boy living in the house.

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Inventing Elliot (by Graham Gardner)

Orion Childrens (01 Jan, 2004)

The critically-acclaimed psychological novel about what happens when a young teenager decides to become a different person.

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The Chalet School (24) - Three Go to the Chalet School (by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer)

Armada, London (30 Nov, -0001)

Everyone is mystified by the strange Verity-Ann. She keeps herself to herself, and not even Mary-Lou, who's a new girl too, can understand her. Luckily for everyone involved, the solution to the problem turns up in the end! Mary-Lou Trelawney does not want to go to school. She has always had her lessons at home and, besides, she doesn't like girls! Verity-Ann Carey, a child who has spent all her time with e ...

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The Chronicles of Narnia (6) - The Silver Chair (by C. S. Lewis)

HarperCollinsChildren'sBooks (01 Oct, 2001)

The Narnia Chronicles, first published in 1950, have been and remain some of the most enduringly popular ever published. The best known, the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, has been translated into 29 languages! The illustrations in this book have been coloured by the original artist, Pauline Baynes. SILVER CHAIR "Quick!" said Eustace. "Hold hands! We mustn't get separated!" And before Jill quite knew wha ...

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The Stolen Secret of the Alps (by Daniel Smith)

lulu.com (28 Feb, 2011)

Anyone else would just wait for it to be over. Anyone, except Dominic. He knows this Game well, and he wants to change the rules. Poor Dominic. All he wanted was a nice relaxing holiday with his friends at the Alps. Why do things never go the way they are planned? The school trip abroad to celebrate the end of the exams. . Great! A chance to spend time with that girl he liked.

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Brat Farrar (by Josephine Tey)

Arrow (06 Aug, 2009)

A stranger enters the inner sanctum of the Ashby family posing as Patrick Ashby, the heir to the family’s sizeable fortune. The stranger, Brat Farrar, has been carefully coached on Patrick’s mannerisms, appearance and every significant detail of Patrick’s early life, up to his thirteenth year when he disappeared and was thought to have drowned himself. It seems as if Brat is going to pull off this mos ...

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