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Life lessons in a game of chess
12/07/2019

Life lessons in a game of chess

Bubble Boy author STEWART FOSTER tells us about CHECK MATES, his latest novel, which follows Felix whose struggles with ADHD make it hard for him to progress in school. Could playing chess help turn his life around?Life lessons in a game of chess


Escaping the battle fields of Syria
07/06/2019

Escaping the battle fields of Syria

Aya has escaped the war in Syria but now has another battle - to stay in the UK. What she wants most of all, though, is to be able to dance. We asked author CATHERINE BRUTON to tell us more about NO BALLET SHOES IN SYRIA.Escaping the battle fields of Syria


There is something in the woods...
05/06/2019

There is something in the woods...

In THE LONGEST NIGHT OF CHARLIE NOON, Charlie, Dizzy and Johnny are determined to find out what lies in the woods near their home - a monster, a spy or some other mystery? Author CHRISTOPHER EDGE tells us more!There is something in the woods...


Gifted and talented? Or perfectly normal?
22/05/2019

Gifted and talented? Or perfectly normal?

Wonder how you'd manage at a school for the 'gifted and talented' - when you're perfectly ordinary? This is Sam's dilemma in THE GIFTED, THE TALENTED AND ME - author WILLIAM SUTCLIFFE tells us more!Gifted and talented? Or perfectly normal?


Finding true love in Bollywood
14/05/2019

Finding true love in Bollywood

Winnie Mehta knows she has already met the love of her life - until it all goes wrong. Now, she is determined to carve her own fortune and not let fate get in the way...Author NISHA SHARMA tells us more about MY SO-CALLED BOLLYWOOD LIFE!Finding true love in Bollywood


Siblings, and best friends
09/05/2019

Siblings, and best friends

It's the 1970s, and Lenny is growing up in a small family where money is tight and their father is absent. Then her younger brother starts to grow, and grow. This is their story. We asked author KAREN FOXLEE to tell us more.Siblings, and best friends


A girl who dreams of flight
29/04/2019

A girl who dreams of flight

In EXTRAORDINARY BIRDS, December dreams that, one day, wings will unfurl from the scars on her back and she will become a bird ...Then she meets Eleanor, and a different future beckons. Author SANDY STARK-MCGINNIS tells us more!A girl who dreams of flight


How the past can shape your future
29/04/2019

How the past can shape your future

Teenaged Lexi is starting at a new school, again, and hoping that - this time - she can last a year. Because she has had to leave every other school when her past has caught up with her... We ask author TE CARTER to tell us more about ALL WE COULD HAVE BEEN!How the past can shape your future

 
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