Stevie is eleven she's been best friends with Andrew since forever. Stevie's mum teases her that someday they'll get married, but Stevie knows that won't ever happen. There's a girl at school that she likes more. Actually, she's a bit confused about how much she likes her. A beautiful and warm verse novel about the discovery of sexuality.
Onion O'Brien is in trouble, again. This time he and the rest of the Five O's are trying to stop the destruction of the Valley, the local wasteland where they hang out. But Mayor Ronald Bump has other ideas - he wants to build new apartments there, so he sets local guards The Ferg and Judge on the children. As if things aren't bad enough, there's a new teacher in their school acting very suspiciously.
When Tess leaves her orphanage home for a new life with a distant relative, she hopes to find answers to her mysterious origins. But on discovering the truth of her past, she realizes she is the key to a terrible plan that will bring destruction to her own world and beyond...
Never stay out after the Switching Hour... never let the outside in... Amaya lives in a land where the doors must be locked after the Switching Hour, to keep out Badeko, a creature that snatches people away to eat their dreams. When her small brother Kaleb is taken by Badeko, Amaya must journey into the terrifying forest to rescue him.
Mining in dangerous trenches and working to exhaustion each day is the only life that Tono has ever known. But a terrifying accident and a strange encounter will soon change his life forever ... The true cost of tin is revealed in this striking and gripping story. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
George knows that Gizmo is getting old - after all, he's been around since before George was born and what's that in dog years? - so he writes Gizmo a bucket list. As the pair work their way down the list they have lots of adventures and lots of laughs. This heartfelt, yet hilarious, book is sure to be a hit with readers.