New Books for a New Year
Here are our latest books to kick off the New Year:
Valentine Joe by Rebecca Stevens (617369) is based on the true story of 15 year old Valentine Joe Strudwick. the youngest soldier to die in WW1.
Black Powder by Ally Sherrick (617372) is set in England in 1605. 12 year old Tom must save his father from hanging.
Lyn Gardner - Rose Campion andThe Stolen Secret(617356) Rose was left as a baby by her mother at her local music hall, but when a murder threatens the closure of her home she has to use all her skills to crack the crime.
A River of Stories:Vol 4 – Fire(617359) with the central theme of fire this collection weaves together poems and tales from fifty-three Commonwealth countries.
Sibéal Pounder – Witch Wars(617361) Tiga Whicabim doesn’t know she’s a witch until a fabulous fairy rocks up and whisks her down the sink pipes to amazing world of Ritzy City to compete in Witch Wars, a competition to become Top Witch!
Ted Hughes – Stories for Children(617364) the author narrates a mixture of classic tales with two previously unrecorded stories read by Michael Morpurgo.
Betty G Birney – Friendship According to Humphrey(617365) -After the long winter vacation, Humphrey the Hamster can't wait to see his friends in Room 26 again and find out what Mrs. Brisbane has planned for the class. But he's shocked by a big surprise on the first day back: a new classroom pet – Og, the Frog.
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