Book Information

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Find that book !

At Young Calibre we over 1,500 books specially for YOU. So there’s something for everyone:

for our youngest members there’s Roald Dahl (such as The Big, Friendly Giant), Paddington Bear books and much more;
Ms Wiz is everyone’s favourite!
Tracy Beaker, Artemis Fowl, Harry Potter, Lyra and Will, Discworld, Alex Rider – they’re all there!
classics too – like The Hobbit and The Wind in the Willows.
Some of our 2016 new books include:-

What’s more, you can be in charge! Use our online catalogue to choose your own book list - see below

Some of our new books in 2016 include:-
617318 The Ordinary Princess by M M Kaye
Mr Majeika And The School Play by Humphrey Carpenter
Close Your Pretty Eyes by Sally Nicholls
Mr Majeika And The Music Teacher by Humphrey Carpenter
The Weirdstone Of Brisingamen by Alan Garner
The Moon Of Gomrath by Alan Garner
Awful Auntie by David Walliams

617315 My Name is Parvana by Deborah Ellis
617316 Terry Pratchett's The Shepherd's Crown
617314 Brian Jacques' Rakkety Tam
617246 Ultra Viiolet by Lesley Howarth
617308 Runemarks by Joanne Harris
617309 Far from Home by Berlie Doherty
617313 Hider, Seeker, Secret Keeper by Elizabeth Kiem
and rubbing shoulder's with these esteemed professional author's is Calibre member Anthony Ridgeway with his book Wizzy's Worm (617317), a wonderful story about an adventure of Wizzy the wheelchair which was recorded by the team at Calibre's local radio station, the amazing Mix96.

Did you know?

You can also borrow books from the main library – except ‘x’ rated ones. So if you want to try James Bond books or Number 1 Detective Ladies Agency, just put it on your list.

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And – grown-ups can borrow from Young Calibre!

Lots do because our books are fun at any age.

Take me there …

This will take you to our online library catalogue where you can search for books by key stage, author or title. You don’t need to be a member to look at this. Or see the Press Play page which tells you what we've added to the library recently and also gives you some brilliant ideas about books worth reading.

Read more aboout how to choose books and our print catalogues here.

You can also phone us and ask us for help choosing books – just ring 01296 432 339.

Gemma, 14, reports: “I loved Angus, thongs and full frontal snogging. It made me realise I am quite normal!”
Angus, thongs and full frontal snogging is by Louise Rennison and is suitable for Key Stage 3 upwards - 12 years and over.
Recently the book was made into a film Angus, thongs and perfect snogging.