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Instructions SOUTH HOLDERNESS UNDERGROUND MAP Choose a line and read your way through a list of books. Click on a station and choose a book that is appropriate to your age and ability. Use the to navigate back to the map. Read as many lines as you like. SHTC Literacy/ME SOUTH HOLDERNESS UNDERGROUND MAP SHTC Literacy/ME Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Ingo Helen Dunmore As they search for their missing father near their Cornwall home, Sapphy and her brother, Conor, learn about their family's connection to the domains of air and water. SHTC Literacy/ME Monster Mission Eva Ibbotson On a secret island, three aunts are plotting a wicked crime, but they are no ordinary kidnappers. Their island is the base for a very special and mysterious mission, and they desperately need children to help them in their work. Catwalk Criminal Sarah Sky Jessica has been recruited to MI6's secret division of supermodel spies. Her first official mission seems simple , until it turns into the biggest cyber-attack ever known, threatening the security of the whole country. Jessica has no choice but to take matters into her own hands and catch the culprit fresh from the catwalk. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery SHTC Literacy/ME Virals

Secret of the Sirens Julia Golding The Ruby in the Smoke Philip Pullman When Connie goes to stay with her aunt by the sea, she discovers some mythical creatures are in danger and that she has a special talent that must be put to use to help them. In 19th-century London, 16year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby. - Cathy Reichs Fourteen-year-old Tory Brennan is as fascinated by bones and dead bodies as her famous aunt, Tempe Brennan. However living on a secluded island off South Carolina there is not much opportunity to put her knowledge to the test. Until her and her ragbag group of friends stumble across a shallow grave containing the remains of a girl who has been missing for over thirty years. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Eragon Christopher Paolini When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. SHTC Literacy/ME Id Tell You That I love You, But Then Id Have To Kill You Ally Carter Gallagher Academy might claim to be a school for geniuses - but it's really a school for spies. Cammie is fluent in

fourteen languages and capable of killing a man in seven different ways. But the one thing the Gallagher Academy hasn't prepared her for is what to do when she falls for an ordinary boy who thinks she's an ordinary girl. Stormbreaker Anthony Horowitz 14 year-old Alex Rider finds his life turned upside down on discovering that his late uncle wasn't a banker, but instead an agent for MI6. Alex is then dragged into the world of espionage and intrigue himself. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Ferno the Fire Dragon Adam Blade Strange things are happening in Tom's village. Everyone is terrified, but Tom is not afraid. He's always dreamed of a quest, a real quest, and vows to go to the king and bring help. SHTC Literacy/ME Blood Hunters Steve Voake In the Mexican jungle scientists prepare to embark on an exploration of the world's deepest sinkhole; a naturally-formed underwater shaft that no one has ever reached the bottom of. What they are about to discover could change the world forever. Fashion Assassin Sarah Sky Supermodel Jessica Cole has no intention of ever spying again until she's blackmailed into posing undercover as bodyguard to a very rich fellow model. What seems like a simple job aboard a luxurious yacht in Monaco soon turns into a deadly mission to stop the most dangerous weapon in the world falling into the wrong hands. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery

SHTC Literacy/ME Looking For J. J. Anne Cassidy Take Your Last Breath Lauren Child The Scorch Trials James Dashner Looking for JJ explores the circumstances and motives behind the murder of a child - by her friend. Six years later, JJ has now been released, and has a new identity. But is there any way that she can lead a "normal" life? Everyones favourite kid detective is back. This time, though, its an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at seaCan she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount? Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Look Into My Eyes Lauren Child When an anonymous caller sets Ruby a challenge, its not long before she finds her way into the HQ of the most secret of secret agencies SPECTRUM. They need her help to crack a code but her desk job soon spirals into an all-out action adventure, as Ruby uncovers the dastardly plans of the formidable Fools Gold Gang The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown Investigating the murder of a

Louvre curator, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu find clues painted into a Da Vinci, uncovering a plot involving the Holy Grail and the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. Seizure Cathy Reichs Rumour has it that notorious pirate Anne Bonny hid her treasure somewhere in Charleston in 1720. No-one knows where, but Tory Brennan - great-niece of famous forensic anthropologist Dr Tempe Brennan - is certain that the Virals can work out Bonny's cryptic clues. Jubilee Royal Connections Prince Caspian C.S. Lewis Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts conquer the Telmarines The Secret Countess Eva Ibbotson Faerie Wars Herbie Brennan After escaping the revolution in Russia, eighteen-year-old countess Anna, penniless and living in London, becomes a servant to an aristocratic family. But she falls in love with a young earl, and finds it increasingly hard to keep her past a Secret. Henry finds his life taking on a whole new dimension when he and his old friend, Mr Fogarty, become involved with Prince Pyrgus Malvae, who has been sent from the faerie world to escape the treacherous Faeries of the Night. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities Carrie's War Nina Bawden Bombs were falling on London,

and Carrie and Nick were wartime evacuees billeted in Wales on old Mr Evans. They were happy to visit their friend Albert at Druid's Bottom until Carrie did the worst thing she ever did in her life. SHTC Literacy/ME The Falcons Malteser Anthony Horowitz When a dwarf comes into the office and leaves a package, Tim Diamond, the world's worst private-detective, is faced with his toughest case yet. The office is ransacked and the package is found to contain simply a box of Maltesers. Who was the dwarf and why was he murdered shortly after his visit? Theodore Boone: The Activist John Grisham Theos town is under threat, from a group of corrupt men planning to build a bypass and destroy countless homes. Now thirteen-year-old Theo must stand up for his city and stop them. But soon the fight turns nasty, and Theo and his friends face a giant battle against the underhand crooks. And when Theodore uncovers a terrible secret - a secret he's discovered illegally - he is torn. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery The Prisoner of Zenda Anthony Hope Young Rudolf Rassendyl has never seen his near double, the new King of Ruritania. When he travels to see the coronation, he becomes involved in a dastardly plot. SHTC Literacy/ME Trash Andy Mulligan Fourteen-year-olds Raphael and Gardo team up with a younger boy, Rat, to figure out the mysteries surrounding a bag Raphael finds during their daily life of sorting through trash in a Third World country's Dump.

Catch Your Death Lauren Child This time, tigers are roaming the streets of Twinford, and it looks like someone has deliberately released some very rare and very dangerous animals. Things are going to get wild and Ruby is going to get badly lost in the wilderness. The question is: will she ever make it out alive? Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Theodore Boone John Grisham Theodore Boone is thirteen and wants nothing more than to swap homeroom for the courtroom; he lives for big trials. A husband awaits trial for his wife's murder. Is he a dangerous criminal or an innocent victim? The case takes a sinister twist when Theo uncovers a surprise witness but Theodore is sworn to secrecy and time is running out. SHTC Literacy/ME Black Ice Young Sherlock Holmes Andrew Lane The year is 1868, and fourteenyear-old Sherlock Holmes faces his most baffling mystery yet. Mycroft, his older brother, has been found with a knife in his hand, locked in a room with a corpse. Only Sherlock believes that his brother is innocent. But can he prove it? Out of Sight, Out of Time Ally Carter Cammie wakes up in an Alpine convent having lost her memory of the whole summer. She and her friends must travel to the other side of the world, trying to piece together the clues that Cammie left behind. But there are people hunting Cammie people who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets... Bakerloo

Murder & Mystery United We Spy Ally Carter Cammie and her spy school friends to another wildly entertaining mission. With new assignments to tail and capture, the final book in the globally bestselling series results in an explosive finale! Exposure - Cathy Reichs Morris Island is returning to normality after the high profile trial of the Gamemaster, when two local students seem to vanish into thin air. Tory and the Virals move quickly in their attempts to discover what has happened to their twin classmates. But the packs canine powers are growing wilder, and it is becoming ever harder to conceal the secret which protects them. Snake Bite Young Sherlock Holmes Andrew Lane Kidnapped and taken to China, Sherlock finds himself plunged into adventure. How can three men be bitten by the same poisonous snake in different parts of Shanghai? Who wants them dead, and why. Sherlock Holmes. Think you know him? Think again. Central Characters in Danger Torpix: The Twisting Serpent Adam Blade Tom is on another quest to defeat both Torpix the Twisting Serpent, and Malvel, who plans to take the Warlock's staff to the eternal flame. Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior Chris Bradford When Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan and rescued by the

legendary swordmaster Masamoto Takeshi, his only hope is to become a samurai warrior. But life at the samurai school is a constant fight for survival. Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a brilliant criminal mastermind. But even he doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These fairies are armed and they are Dangerous. Victoria Victorians The Villainous Victorians Terry Deary Following on from THE VILE VICTORIANS, Terry Deary gives us more of the grim truth about the nasty nineteenth century and lets you in on the darkest secrets of Queen Victoria's Britain. SHTC Literacy/ME The Crystal Palace/ Young Nanny Frances Mary Hendry The story of the creation of the Crystal Palace for the Great Exhibition of 1850 as told by the housemaid of a wealthy London family. Workhouse Pamela Oldfield The daughter of a wealthy widow discovers the horrible side of life when she gets involved in running a workhouse. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Theodore Boone: The Abduction - John Grisham THEODORE BOONE'S best friend April has disappeared in the

middle of the night. The only suspect is an escaped convict, and he won't give them any answers. Thirteen-year-old Theo - the son of two lawyers - knows the criminal justice system. Terrified that he'll never see April again, he begins his own investigation. Cross My Heart and Hope To Spy - Ally Carter Despite Cammie's best intentions to be a normal student, danger seems to follow her. Cammie and her friends must clear her name by discovering the truth about some mysterious guests...but this time the stakes for Cammie's heart - and her beloved school are even higher. Invisible City M.G. Harris When his archaeologist father goes missing after an air crash in Mexico, UFO-obsessed Josh is caught up in a race to find the legendary Ix Codex - a lost book of the ancient Maya containing a prophecy. Piccadilly Sea Stories SHTC Literacy/ME How to Be a Pirate Cressida Cowell Ingo Helen Dunmore Hiccup and his dragon, Toothless, sail with his Viking clan to the Isle of the Skullions in search of Grimbeard the Ghastly's Treasure. As they search for their missing father near their Cornwall home, Sapphy and her brother, Conor, learn about their family's connection to the domains of air and water. The Ship Between the Worlds Julia Golding David Jones's dreams are about

to take a nightmarish turn, as the pirate ship he has been dreaming about materialises. David finds himself caught up in a deadly battle between rival pirate captains, with the fate of the worlds at stake. Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Code - Cathy Reichs Dont Judge A Girl By Her Cover - Ally Carter The Secret Countess Eva Ibbotson A spy-in-training, Cammie Morgan has a cover for every occasion. But what happens when she is forced to lose her cover to save her best friend, Macey? Cammie and her friends are determined to hunt down the group that threatens to tear their secret sisterhood apart. This time it's personal. After escaping the revolution in Russia, eighteen-year-old countess Anna, penniless and living in London, becomes a servant to an aristocratic family. But she falls in love with a young earl, and finds it increasingly hard to keep her past a Secret. Life appears peaceful on Loggerhead Island but the tranquility is quickly shattered when Tory Brennan and her technophile gang discover a mysterious box buried in the ground. A seemingly innocent treasure hunt soon turns into a nightmarish game of puzzles, as it becomes clear that one false move will lead to terrible, explosive consequences. The Call of the Wild Jack London How to Train Your Dragon Cressida Cowell Rugged outdoor story of the sled dog, Buck, who was

mistreated by his master and broke free to roam the Alaskan Wilderness. Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an extraordinary Viking Hero, who had power over dragons. But it wasn't always like that. In this book he tells the story of his first dragon. Northern Tales From the North The Cry of the Icemark Stuart Hill After the death of her beloved father, princess Thirrin Freer Strong-In-The-Arm becomes warrior queen of her homeland, Icemark, defending it from general Scipio Bellorum and his conquering army. SHTC Literacy/ME Bakerloo Murder & Mystery Code Red Lipstick Sarah Sky Jessica Cole is just your average teenager, except when she's strutting down the glamorous catwalks of Paris. When her father, a former spy, vanishes mysteriously, Jessica takes matters into her own hands. She's not just good at striking a pose, she's going to take on MI6 and beat them at their own game. Theodore Boone: The Accused - John Grisham Terminal Cathy Reichs Thirteen-year-old Theo stands accused. Stolen property has been found in his locker and soon Theo is under investigation. Somebody is sabotaging his reputation and

framing him as a criminal. As the evidence against him mounts, Theo must use all of his legal powers to chase down the real thief Tory Brennan and the Virals pack are forced to confront the existence of a rival pack - The Trinity - who wants them off the scene - declaring war by engraving 'One Territory. One Pack' on a local landmark. What's more this pack's powers seem stronger and their eyes glow red rather than golden when they flare. Jubilee Royal Connections Children of the New Forest Captain Marryatt Set during the turbulent time in English history when the army hunted down those loyal to the deposed King Charles the First, this tells the story of four young orphans determined to see the king restored to power. The Dragonfly Pool Eva Ibbotson Tally and her friends at Dalderton Boarding School form a dance troupe and travel to Bergania, where she befriends Karil, the crown prince, and helps him flee the Nazis after his father is assassinated. The Diamond of Drury Lane Julia Golding Cat Royal, ward of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, takes us on a journey through London's criminal underworld, and the characters passing through it, as she helps solve the mystery of the missing diamond. Waterloo War SHTC Literacy/ME

Eagle Day Robert Muchamore Late summer, 1940. Hitler has conquered France. Now he intends to cross the Channel and defeat Britain before winter arrives. A group of young refugees led by British spy Charles Henderson faces a stark choice. To head south into the safety of neutral Spain, or go north on a risky mission to sabotage the German invasion plans. Once Morris Gleitzman Private Peaceful Michael Morpurgo Once is the story of a young Jewish boy who is determined to escape the orphanage he lives in to save his Jewish parents from the Nazis in the occupied Poland of the Second World War. Told in the voice of a young soldier, the story follows 24 hours in his life at the front during WW1, and captures his memories as he looks back over his life. Central Characters in Danger How to Train Your Dragon Cressida Cowell H.I.V.E.: Higher Institute of Villainous Education Walden, Mark Tarzan: The Greystoke Legacy Andy Briggs Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III was an extraordinary Viking Hero, who had power over dragons. But it wasn't always like that. In this book he tells the story of his first dragon.

Swept away to a hidden academy for training budding evil geniuses, Otto, a brilliant orphan, Wing, a sensitive warrior, Laura, a shy computer specialist, and Shelby, an infamous jewel thief, plot to beat the odds and escape the prison known as H.I.V.E. A new interpretation of a classic character. When Jane, daughter of the camp's boss, is rescued from danger by a wildman in the jungle, she discovers the importance of saving the animals and trees from illegal loggers. Circle Courage & Cowardice Artemis Fowl Eoin Colfer Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a brilliant criminal mastermind. But even he doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These fairies are armed and they are Dangerous. Corby Flood Paul Stewart Mortal Engines Philip Reeve While travelling with her family, Corby Flood attracts the murderous attentions of five men, called the Brotherhood of the Clowns as she investigates the mysterious singing coming from the ships hold. A young assassin is stalking her prey through the city. Hester Shaw's plot is foiled by a young apprentice who has finally stumbled into a real adventure. Tom's intervention leaves the pair stranded in the Out Country. Otto in the Time of the Warrior Charlotte Haptie

TimeRiders: Day of the Predator Alex Scarrow District Science Fiction Elidor Alan Garner The Watson siblings' boring day is transformed when they are transported to the magical world of Elidor where they are entrusted with four ancient treasures that must be protected at all costs. SHTC Literacy/ME Otto's life is changed dramatically when a mysterious girl whispers to him. He and his friends go on a magical timetravelling adventure to save their land and stop the sinister Tumbleman from achieving his evil plans. When Liam is accidentally sent to 65 million years BC, he finds himself in the hunting ground of dinosaurs. Liam must prevent the world being taken over by a new reality and ensure the timeline is intact. Central Characters in Danger SHTC Literacy/ME Journey to the River Sea Eva Ibbotson I Am David Ann Holm Orphaned Maia is sent to greedy relatives in the Amazon who have only offered to take her in for the sake of her money. Luckily she is accompanied by her gutsy governess and together they find freedom in the glorious setting of the Rainforest.

When "the man" helps David escape from the prison camp where he has lived all his life, David can't quite believe it. Everything in the world outside is strange and wonderful. But he knows that at any moment "they" might catch up with him. The Diamond of Drury Lane Julia Golding Cat Royal, ward of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, takes us on a journey through London's criminal underworld, and the characters passing through it, as she helps solve the mystery of the missing diamond. Central Characters in Danger SHTC Literacy/ME Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl Elephant Adventure Willard Price Extraordinary adventures of three nasty farmers, two curious creatures, a family of foxes, and our hero. Hal and Roger are on the equator looking for a rare great white elephant, where they encounter Watussi superstitions and a band of elephant poachers. TimeRiders Scarrow, Alex Liam, Maddy and Sal all should have died at different periods of history, but moments before death they are recruited by an agency devised to fix broken history, to protect us and to stop time travel from destroying the world.

Central Characters in Danger Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in their own way. SHTC Literacy/ME The Bad Beginning Lemony Snicket After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudelaire children must depend on each other and their wits when it turns out that the distant relative who is appointed their guardian is determined to use any means necessary to get their fortune. Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Rick Riordan Troubled kid Percy Jackson discovers that he is the only half-blood alive who can stop a war of the gods. Will he succeed or will there be Hades to pay? Central Characters in Danger The Enchanted Wood Enid Blyton SilverFin Charlie Higson When Beth, Joe and Frannie move house, they discover an enchanted wood nearby. They make lots of magical friends and visit the mysterious worlds at the top of the Faraway Tree. This prequel to the adventures of James Bond, 007, introduces us to the young James when he's just started boarding

school in England and is about to become involved in his first adventure. Stormbreaker Anthony Horowitz 14 year-old Alex Rider finds his life turned upside down on discovering that his late uncle wasn't a banker, but instead an agent for MI6. Alex is then dragged into the world of espionage and intrigue himself. Jubilee Royal Connections SHTC Literacy/ME The Princess Diaries Meg Cabot The Secret of Platform 13 Eva Ibbotson Clockwork Prince Cassandra Clare Youre not Mia Thermopolis any more Dad said. Youre Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo. Princess of Genovia. One minute Mias a totally normal Manhattan 14-year-old. Next minute shes heir to the throne of Genovia. Odge and an old wizard travel through a magical tunnel from their island to London to rescue the son of the King and Queen who was stolen as an infant. In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do? Central Characters in Danger

Skulduggery Pleasant Derek Landy When twelve-year-old Stephanie inherits her weird uncle's estate, she must join forces with Skulduggery Pleasant, a skeleton mage, to save the world from Nefarian Serpine's evil plans Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone J.K. Rowling Harry thinks he is an ordinary boy till he finds out he is a wizard. The Ruins of Gorlan John Flanagan When fifteen-year-old Will is rejected by battleschool, he becomes the reluctant apprentice to the mysterious Ranger Halt and winds up protecting the kingdom from danger. Northern Tales From the North SHTC Literacy/ME The Last Wolf Michael Morpurgo White Fang Jack London The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman A fantasy tale of friendship between a boy and a wolf that straddles time, taking in the highlands of Scotland and the high Seas. Jack London's classic tale of a dog growing up, fighting for survival and his relationship with human beings set in the harsh landscape of north-west Canada. As the boundaries between

worlds begin to dissolve, Lyra and her daemon help Will Parry in his search for his father and for a powerful, magical knife. Central Characters in Danger Maze Runner James Dashner When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. He's surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade - a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze.. The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien This stirring adventure is a fantasy that introduces the far-wandering hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. Lies Michael Grant It happens in one night: a girl who died now walks among the living, Zil and the Human Crew set fire to Perdido Beach, and amid the flames and smoke, Sam sees the figure of the boy he fears the most Drake. Piccadilly Sea Stories SHTC Literacy/ME Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior Chris Bradford Titanic/Voyage On the Great Titanic Ellen Emerson White When Jack Fletcher is shipwrecked off the coast of Japan and rescued by the legendary swordmaster

Masamoto Takeshi, his only hope is to become a samurai warrior. But life at the samurai school is a constant fight for survival. Margaret Anne is excited about leaving the orphanage and travelling to America as Mrs Carstairs' companion aboard the great Titanic. But after the ship strikes an iceberg, the journey turns into a terrible nightmare. Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransome To John, Susan, Titty and Roger, being allowed to use the boat Swallow to go camping on the island is adventure enough. But the four explorers find themselves under attack from fierce Amazon Pirates, Nancy and Peggy, who claim the island as their own. Central Characters in Danger Divergent - Veronica Roth The Divergent, society is divided into five factions -Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity and Erudite. All sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice Prior, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is. Her choice shocks everyone, including herself. SHTC Literacy/ME The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.

Welcome to the deadliest reality TV show ever... Traitor Andy McNab Danny grandfather, Fergus, was a Operator in the SAS before he was betrayed, imprisoned, and falsely denounced as a traitor. Now Fergus has escaped, but the real traitor is determined to silence Fergus and Danny for good. Together Danny and Fergus are forced to go on the run in an against-the-odds battle for survival Central Characters in Danger SHTC Literacy/ME The Angel Experiment James Patterson The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown Do not put this book down. I'm dead serious - your life could depend on it. I'm risking everything by telling you - but you need to know. Investigating the murder of a Louvre curator, Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon and French cryptologist Sophie Neveu find clues painted into a Da Vinci, uncovering a plot involving the Holy Grail and the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. Beautiful Creatures Kami Garcia/Margaret Stohl In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets. There is a girl. There is a curse. In the end, there is a grave. Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep, powerful love. But Lena is cursed and on her sixteenth birthday, her fate will be decided.Ethan never even saw it coming.

Central Characters in Danger Department 19 Will Hill The Recruit Robert Muchamore Ravens Gate Anthony Horowitz When Jamie s mother is kidnapped by strange creatures, he finds himself dragged into Department 19, the government's most secret agency. They can provide the tools he needs to find his mother, and to kill those who want him dead. But something much older is stirring, something even Department 19 can't stand up against A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. She doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt uncovers a terrible secret eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in... CHERUB. Waterloo War TimeRiders Scarrow, Alex Liam, Maddy and Sal all should have died at different periods of history, but moments before death they

are recruited by an agency devised to fix broken history, to protect us and to stop time travel from destroying the world. SHTC Literacy/ME The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas John Boyne Nine-year-old Bruno knows nothing of the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted by his country. All he knows is that he has been moved to a house in a desolate area where there is nothing to do and no one to play with. Until he meets Shmuel, a boy who lives a strange parallel existence on the other side of the adjoining wire fence and who, like the other people there, wears a uniform of striped pyjamas. Kensukes Kingdom Michael Morpurgo I heard the wind above me in the sails. I remember thinking, this is silly, you havent got your safety harness on, you havent got your lifejacket on. You shouldnt be doing this . . I was in the cold of the sea before I could even open my mouth to scream. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone . . . Central Characters in Danger Inkheart Cornelia Funke Meggie loves books. So does her father, Mo, a bookbinder, although he has never read aloud to her since her mother mysteriously disappeared. They live quietly until the night a stranger knocks at their door. He has come with a warning that forces Mo to reveal an extraordinary secret - a storytelling secret that will change their lives for ever. Mockingjay Suzanne Collins

Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge... Eragon Christopher Paolini When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities The Diamond of Drury Lane Julia Golding Cat Royal, ward of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, takes us on a journey through London's criminal underworld, and the characters passing through it, as she helps solve the mystery of the missing diamond. SHTC Literacy/ME Fallen Grace Mary Hooper Fever Crumb Philip Reeve London 1861. Grace must find a way of earning money to pay the rent for the pitiful room that she and her sister live in and to buy them food. But the unscupulous Unwin family are out to defraud the young women of what is rightfully theirs. Set a generation before the

events of Mortal Engines, the cities are just beginning to devour each other. Is the mystery of Fever, adopted daughter of Dr Crumb, the key to the secret that lies at the heart of London. Circle Courage & Cowardice Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney Greg records his sixth grade experiences in a school where he and his friend Rowley hope to survive as undersized weaklings amid boys who need to shave twice daily. And when Rowley grows more popular, Greg must take measures to save their friendship. SHTC Literacy/ME The Dragonfly Pool Eva Ibbotson Tally and her friends at Dalderton Boarding School form a dance troupe and travel to Bergania, where she befriends Karil, the crown prince, and helps him flee the Nazis after his father is assassinated. The Cry of the Icemark Stuart Hill After the death of her beloved father, princess Thirrin Freer Strong-In-TheArm becomes warrior queen of her homeland, Icemark, defending it from general Scipio Bellorum and his conquering army. Circle Courage & Cowardice Heidi Johanna Spyri Beyond the Deepwoods Paul Stewart

Redwall Brian Jacques Heidi, first published in 1881, tells the story of a little Swiss girl's devotion to her simple mountain home in the Alps, and the sorrow she suffers when transported to unfamiliar surroundings in the city of Frankfurt, Germany. Abandoned at birth, Twig is brought up by a family of woodtrolls. So begins a heartstopping adventure that will take him through a nightmare world as he tries to discover his true identity. The peaceful life of ancient Redwall Abbey is shattered by the arrival of the evil rat Cluny and his villainous hordes. Matthias is determine to find the legendary sword of Martin the Warrior which, he is convinced, will help destroy the enemy. The Invasion K.A. Applegate The Iron Man Ted Hughes TimeRiders Alex Scarrow Jake and his friends take a shortcut one night and meet an alien after his ship crashes. An iron clad giant falls to the bottom of a cliff, scattering his metal pieces over the ground. One by one his body parts come alive and search for each other, reconstructing the Iron Man. Liam, Maddy and Sal all should have died at different periods of history, but moments before death they are recruited by an agency devised to fix broken history, to protect us and to stop time travel from

destroying the world. District Science Fiction SHTC Literacy/ME Circle Courage & Cowardice The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis Blood Fever Charlie Higson King of the Cloud Forests Michael Morpurgo Aslan, the noble lion, frees Narnia from the spell of the White Witch. During a summer holiday in Italy, the teen-age James Bond tangles with an underground empire of criminals as he attempts to rescue a kidnapped young.girl. Molly Moon's Hypnotic Time Travel Adventure Georgia Byng The Midnight Library: No Escape Nick Shadow The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy Douglas Adams In this book, a group of kids are thrown back in time at the mercy of witch children, Joe finds a wallet he's going to regret picking up, and Alex gets the shock of his life after watching a horror film. The insanely funny, satiric bestseller about the end of the world and the days that follow it. Authur Dent must find a new home after the world is

destroyed, to make way for the new hyperspatial express route. After being rescued in the mountains of Tibet by a nearhuman tribe who revere him as a god, Ashley must choose between returning to the violence of the village he fled and the tests of courage that await him as the tribe's god. District Science Fiction Molly Moon, reunited with her parents, is hypnotised by a mysterious turbaned gardener and eventually transported to India, where she meets not only a maharajah with a speech defect but also former versions of herself. SHTC Literacy/ME Circle Courage & Cowardice The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark Jill Tomlinson Plop is the same as every baby barn owl - except he is afraid of the dark. His parents keep telling him that dark is best, but it's no use. So Plop's mother pushes him out of the nest to ask others what they think of the Dark. The Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum Lifted from Kansas to the magical Land of Oz, Dorothy meets a Scarecrow, a Tin Woodman, and a cowardly Lion, all of whom set off to find the Wizard and defeat the Wicked Witch of the West. Peter Pan James M. Barrie Wendy, John, and Michael

Darling share the endless adventures of Peter Pan in Neverland, a world where children never have to grow up and meet storybook creatures, the pirates, Captain Hook and The Lost Boys. Piccadilly Sea Stories James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl Madcap adventures as young James enters a peach as big as a house and encounters wonderful new friends . Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson This classic presents a tale of piracy on the tropical seas, of treachery and greed combined with romance, treasure and Adventure. The Swiss Family Robinson Johann Wyss A terrible storm strands a Swiss pastor with his wife and four sons on a tropical island. The Robinsons are optimistic and inventive, and with what they salvage from the wrecked ship and the island's resources, they adapt to their new life. District Science Fiction Journey to the Centre of the Earth Pauline Francis A retelling of Jules Verne's classic science fiction tale of a journey into an extinct volcano, down to the very centre of the Earth. SHTC Literacy/ME Dragon Rider Cornelia Funke After learning that humans are headed towards his home, Firedrake, a silver

dragon, a brownie and an orphan boy encounter friendly and unfriendly creatures during a quest to find the legendary valley known as the Rim of Heaven. A Darkling Plain Philip Reeve While dealing with people from their past and treachery from unexpected sources, Tom, Hester, and Wren return to save the World. Circle Courage & Cowardice Divergent - Veronica Roth The Divergent, society is divided into five factions -Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity and Erudite. All sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice Prior, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is. Her choice shocks everyone, including herself. The Black Stallion Walter Farley The Hobbit J.R.R. Tolkien Story of the wildest of all wild creatures - a stallion unbroken, untamed! This stirring adventure is a fantasy that introduces the far-wandering hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. Piccadilly Sea Stories Balisk the Water Snake Adam Blade

Flood Child Emily Diamand Freya and Silver are trapped in Tavania. To rescue them, Tom must find the magical Tree of Being. But Sampao the Pirate King has summoned six evil Beasts to stop him. Can Tom survive the deadly attack of Balisk the Water Snake? Flooded England, 2216...most of it is under water. Bloodthirsty pirates prowl the shores, and when they kidnap the Prime Minister's daughter it looks like war. But Lilly Melkun is a girl determined to put things right, with the help of a pirate boy. Prince Caspian C.S. Lewis Prince Caspian and his army of Talking Beasts conquer the Telmarines. District Science Fiction SHTC Literacy/ME Captain Underpants and the Invasion...Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies from Outer Space Dav Pilkey Is Captain Underpants ready to take on three massive, tentacled space aliens (in disguise)? And has he met his match in a battle with the Giant Man-Eating Dandelion of Doom? Midnight Over Sanctaphrax Paul Stewart Twig, a young sky pirate captain, is the only one who can save the floating city of Sanctaphrax from the Mother Storm.

Predator's Gold Philip Reeve In the distant future, when cities move about and consume smaller towns, Tom and Hester hope that the ice city of Anchorage will reach the rumored haven of the Dead Continent--America--before the savage Huntsmen of Arkangel find them. Circle Courage & Cowardice Insurgent Veronica Roth Fighting for survival in a shattered world the truth is her only hope. Danny the Champion of the World Roald Dahl Dannys life seems perfect: his home is a gypsy caravan, hes the youngest car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad. Danny discovers his fathers secret, hes off on the adventure of a lifetime. Blood Red Road Moira Yound "I ain't afeared of nuthin." Saba's twin is golden. She is his living shadow. He is strong and beautiful. She is scrawny and dark. Nothing will separate them... Raised in isolated Silverlake, Saba is ignorant of the harsh and violent world beyond her home. But when her twin is snatched by blackrobed riders, red rage fills her soul. Victoria Victorians Death Cloud Andrew Lane n 1868, with his army officer father posted to India and

his mother mysteriously "unwell," 14-yr-old Sherlock is sent to stay with his uncle and aunt in Hampshire, where he uncovers his first murder. Mary Poppins P.L. Travers A young boy and girl embark on a wonderful adventure with their nanny. The Adventure of the Missing Detective Tony Lee With Sherlock Holmes missing, the Baker Street Irregulars move into 221B Baker Street. Then the Lord Mayor's daughter goes missing and they agree to help Eliza Mayhew find her grandfather. So starts their first case. District Science Fiction SHTC Literacy/ME Maze Runner James Dashner When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. He's surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade - a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze.. Lies Michael Grant It happens in one night: a girl who died now walks among the living, Zil and the Human Crew set fire to Perdido Beach, and amid the flames and smoke, Sam sees the figure of the boy he fears the most Drake. Forsaken Jana Oliver

Riley has always wanted to be a Demon Trapper like her father, and she's already following in his footsteps as one of the best. But it's tough being the only girl in an all-guy world. Circle Courage & Cowardice Allegiant Veronica Roth What if a single revelation like a single choice changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? Butterfly Lion Michael Morpurgo The Hunger Games Suzanne Collins Bertie rescues an orphaned white lion cub from the African veld. They are inseparable until Bertie is sent to school far away in England and the lion is sold to a circus. Bertie swears that one day they will see one another again, but it is the butterfly lion which ensures that their friendship will never be forgotten. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV. Welcome to the deadliest reality TV show ever... Jubilee Royal Connections Kaspar Prince of Cats Michael Morpurgo Kaspar, a cat brought to the Savoy from Russia by a Countess, becomes the only cat

to survive the sinking of the Titanic. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince J.K. Rowling In this, the sixth book in the Harry Potter series, Harry pits his wits against Professor Snape and finds out more about Voldemort's past and vulnerability. Wartime Princess Valarie Wilding In 1939, on a royal tour, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) meets the dashing Prince Philip of Greece. Immediately they begin a correspondence, as war breaks out across Europe, where Philip is sent to serve in the Navy. Elizabeth convinces her father the King, despite his reservations, to allow her to sign up to the war effort and joins the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service. Serving her country, driving trucks and fixing cars, Elizabeth wonders, will she ever see her prince again? District Science Fiction SHTC Literacy/ME Divergent - Veronica Roth The Divergent, society is divided into five factions -Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity and Erudite. All sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice Prior, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is. Her choice shocks everyone, including herself. Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children Lemony Snicket A mysterious island. An abandoned orphanage. A strange collection of photographs.

Forbidden Jana Oliver Rileys beginning to think being a demon trapper isnt all its cracked up to be. Her dads been stolen by a necromancer, her boyfriends gone all weird and shes getting warm and fuzzy feelings for someone whos seriously bad news. Circle Courage & Cowardice Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief Rick Riordan Troubled kid Percy Jackson discovers that he is the only half-blood alive who can stop a war of the gods. Will he succeed or will there be Hades to pay? Four Veronica Roth Traitor Andy McNab Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as "Four" in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. You will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four. Danny grandfather, Fergus, was a Operator in the SAS before he was betrayed, imprisoned, and falsely denounced as a traitor. Now Fergus has escaped, but the real traitor is determined to silence Fergus and Danny for good. Together Danny and Fergus are forced to go on the run in an against-the-odds battle for survival Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters - Rick Riordan

Forgiven Jana Oliver You can't tell by looking at me that my dad is Poseidon, God of the Sea. It's not easy being a half-blood these days. You mortals can't even see the monsters we have to fight all the time. So when a game of dodgeball turned into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, I couldn't exactly ask my gym teacher for help. Riley has made a bargain with Heaven, and now they've come to collect. District Science Fiction Insurgent Veronica Roth Fighting for survival in a shattered world the truth is her only hope. SHTC Literacy/ME Circle Courage & Cowardice Ravens Gate Anthony Horowitz Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt uncovers a terrible secret eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in... The Recruit Robert Muchamore A terrorist doesn't let strangers in her flat because they might be undercover police or intelligence agents, but her children bring their mates home and they run all over the place. She doesn't know that one of these kids has bugged every room in her house, made copies of

all her computer files and stolen her address book. The kid works for CHERUB. Maze Runner James Dashner When the doors of the lift crank open, the only thing Thomas remembers is his first name. But he's not alone. He's surrounded by boys who welcome him to the Glade - a walled encampment at the centre of a bizarre and terrible stone maze.. Waterloo War Battle of Britain Chris Priestley The story of Harry Woods, who was a fighter pilot for the RAF in the second world war. Stay Where You Are and Then Leave - John Boyne The day the First World War broke out, Alfie Summerfield's father promised he wouldn't go away to fight - but he broke that promise the following day. Four years later, Alfie doesn't know where his father might be, other than that he's away on a special, secret mission. Farm Boy Michael Morpurgo Joey was the last working horse on the farm, and the apple of Grandpas eye. In War Horse, Joey was sent away from the farm to be a warhorse in WWI. Grandpa had joined the cavalry in order to find, and fight, with Joey. Farm Boy brings us forward fifty years with Grandpa not only telling his grandson, Joeys story but also a shameful secret which he has held for years District Science Fiction Allegiant

Veronica Roth What if a single revelation like a single choice changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected? SHTC Literacy/ME Blood Red Road Moira Yound "I ain't afeared of nuthin." Saba's twin is golden. She is his living shadow. He is strong and beautiful. She is scrawny and dark. Nothing will separate them... Raised in isolated Silverlake, Saba is ignorant of the harsh and violent world beyond her home. But when her twin is snatched by blackrobed riders, red rage fills her soul. Foretold Jana Oliver Riley prepares to kick some serious demon butt for the last time. Circle Courage & Cowardice Mockingjay Suzanne Collins Against all odds, Katniss Everdeen has survived the Hunger Games twice. But now that she's made it out of the bloody arena alive, she's still not safe. The Capitol is angry. The Capitol wants revenge... Eragon Christopher Paolini When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself.

The Scorch Trials James Dashner Thomas was sure that escape from the maze meant he and the Gladers would get their lives back. But no one knew what sort of life they were going back to. District Science Fiction Four Veronica Roth Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as "Four" in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. You will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four. SHTC Literacy/ME Beautiful Creatures Kami Garcia/Margaret Stohl Department 19 Will Hill In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets. There is a girl. There is a curse. In the end, there is a grave. Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep, powerful love. But Lena is cursed and on her sixteenth birthday, her fate will be decided.Ethan never even saw it coming. When Jamie s mother is kidnapped by strange creatures, he finds himself dragged into Department 19, the government's most secret agency. They can provide the tools he needs to find his mother, and to kill those who want him dead. But something much older is stirring, something even Department 19 can't stand up against Circle Courage & Cowardice

The Amber Spyglass Philip Pullman Fire Storm Andrew Lane Lyra and Will find themselves at the centre of a battle between the forces of the Authority and those gathered by Lyra's father, Lord Asriel. When Sherlock discovers his friends are missing, his search takes him to Edinburgh and a mystery involving kidnapping, bodysnatchers and the 'walking' dead. The Angel Experiment James Patterson Do not put this book down. I'm dead serious - your life could depend on it. I'm risking everything by telling you - but you need to know. District Science Fiction Ravens Gate Anthony Horowitz Matt has always known he has unusual powers. Raised in foster care, he is sent to Yorkshire on a rehabilitation programme, only to find himself in the midst of sinister goings-on. Matt uncovers a terrible secret eight guardians are protecting the world from the Old Ones, beings banished long ago by five children. But devil worshippers want to let the Old Ones back in... SHTC Literacy/ME Goblins Philp Reeve The squabbling goblins who live in the great towers of Clovenstone spend their time fighting and looting. Only clever young Skarper understands that dark magic created by a vanquished sorcerer

is rising again. From the lands of men come fortune-seekers - and trolls, giants, cloud-maidens, boglins, swamp monsters, tree-warriors and bloodthirsty goblins are swept into a fabulous magical conflict. Inkheart Cornelia Funke Meggie loves books. So does her father, Mo, a bookbinder, although he has never read aloud to her since her mother mysteriously disappeared. They live quietly until the night a stranger knocks at their door. He has come with a warning that forces Mo to reveal an extraordinary secret - a storytelling secret that will change their lives for ever. Jubilee Royal Connections Elizabeth Kathryn Lasky Daughter of a fallen queen, young Princess Elizabeth lives a complicated and dangerous life. She fears her father's famous temper but loves him dearly - she would trade all her jewels just to be noticed by him! As the royal family moves palaces, court intrigue swirls around the young princess, under the threat of a French invasion. SHTC Literacy/ME The Royal Ranger John Flanagan After a senseless tragedy destroys his life, Will is obsessed with punishing those responsible. His worried friends must find a way to stop him taking such a dark path. Will must take an apprentice. The candidate Halt has in mind will surprise everyone and it will be a request Will cannot refuse. But when a routine mission uncovers a shocking web of crime, Will must decide where his priorities lie finishing his quest for revenge, or saving innocent lives? Den of Thieves Julia Golding Cat Royal, finds herself homeless,

travels to Paris, becomes an underground reporter, nearly gets hung for being a traitor to the revolution, and is baffled by attention from numerous suitors; all the while being disguised as a prissy ballerina! As the French Royal family flee, Cat discovers the power of the people. Vive La Revolution! Jubilee Royal Connections Henry VIIIs Wives Alison Prince The court of King Henry VIII is brought brilliantly to life in this My Story special. Spanning a period of 20 years, the fates of all Henry's six wives are told from the perspective of two young courtiers serving at the royal palaces at different periods. SHTC Literacy/ME By Royal Command Charlie Higson James is expecting his life to get back to normal when he returns to Eton from Mexico, but danger is never far away. And when his whole world explodes, he is forced to go on the run, pursued by enemy agents and the British authorities. James must choose between friendship and duty. His life will never be the same again. Cat Among the Pigeons Julia Golding The Drury Lane Theatre has been my home all the length of my life but today I must leave it. Adventure calls! My new friend Pedro is in trouble and all the eyes of London are on us. So we must go into hiding, I must disguise myself, play a new role. This is my story . . . Jubilee Royal Connections SHTC Literacy/ME

Lady Jane Grey Sue Reid Cat ONine Tails Julia Golding The tragic story of Lady Jane Grey who was Queen of England for nine days in July 1553. Jane grew up watching her cousins in training as heirs to the throne, little imagining that by a twist of fate she would one day be crowned. But this is Tudor England where nobody plays fair, and even a queen isn't safe from those who wish her harm. Cat becomes an unlikely recruit for the British Navy, takes passage to America and navigates her way through a fiendish plot to do away with Lord Francis, heir to a dukedom. From the grand Assembly Rooms of Bath to the wilds of a new frontier, Cat finds she is for once quite out of her depth. All aboard, Cat's going abroad. Lupo and the Curse at Buckingham Palace Aby King It's the Queen's birthday, and the palace is ready to celebrate. But the discovery of an ancient curse threatens to spoil the plans - for ever. Can Lupo and his friends get to the bottom of a mysterious curse which was brought to Buckingham Palace from ancient Egypt? Jubilee Royal Connections Cats Cradle Julia Golding I have travelled halfway across the world and back chasing mystery and adventure. Back on home soil I have barely laid eyes on Drury Lane before my world is turned upside down and I am forced to leave once again. As an orphan I never had the chance to meet my mother, but when news of my lost family reaches me from Scotland I must head north for the border. My friends in London have always been beside me, but

this is one task I must face alone! Marie Antoinette Kathrine Lasky Young Marie Antoinette has a recurring nightmare, in which the broken head of her porcelain doll is her own. Marie Antoinette doesn't know her fate, but she knows her destiny to one day be the Queen of France. But all the preparation in the world cannot equip her for the adventure she is about to embark upon. The Princess Diaries Take Two Meg Cabot 14-year-old Mia is still coming to terms with the fact that shes a princess and heir to the throne of Genovia! But when she announces on national TV that her mum is pregnant by her algebra teacher and plans to marry him, a right-royal fuss results! Piccadilly Sea Stories Peter Pan James M. Barrie Wendy, John, and Michael Darling share the endless adventures of Peter Pan in Neverland, a world where children never have to grow up and meet storybook creatures, the pirates, Captain Hook and The Lost Boys. SHTC Literacy/ME Take Your Last Breath Lauren Child Everyones favourite kid detective is back. This time, though, its an adventure on the wide open ocean, and Ruby is all at seaCan she crack the case of the Twinford pirates while evading the clutches of a vile sea monster as well as the evil Count von Viscount?

Seizure Cathy Reichs Rumour has it that notorious pirate Anne Bonny hid her treasure somewhere in Charleston in 1720. No-one knows where, but Tory Brennan - great-niece of famous forensic anthropologist Dr Tempe Brennan - is certain that the Virals can work out Bonny's cryptic clues. Jubilee Royal Connections Black Heart of Jamaica Julia Golding The Caribbean is as far removed a place from London as one can possibly imagine, and I soon find myself amid slave revolts and swashbuckling pirates. Actresses must keep their calm at all times but this adventure will test my mettle more than any challenge I have yet faced. SHTC Literacy/ME Third Time Lucky Meg Cabot Mias got everything a girl could possibly want. Shes a princess and shes got a boyfriend! But thats where it all goes wrong. Because Kenny is just NOT the guy she really wants. Michaels the one shes loved forever but hes going out with someone infinitely cleverer than Mia. Someone who can clone FRUIT FLIES, for heavens sake! Egyptian Princess Vince Cross In 1490 BC Asha, daughter of King Tuthmosis lives a carefree life at the royal court in Thebes. But when a prophecy foretells that 'a young woman will prove to be the best man in the Two Kingdoms', she's caught up in a world of plots and danger... Jubilee

Royal Connections SHTC Literacy/ME The Princess Diaries : Mia Goes Fourth - Meg Cabot Clockwork Princess Cassandra Clare Mia and Michael are finally an item, but Grandmere seems to have other plans. Just before the couple's first hot date, an unmissable royal engagement turns up. Could it be that Michael doesn't measure up and that Grandmere's got someone else in mind for Princess Amelia Mignonette Grimaldi Thermopolis Renaldo? If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it? The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose. Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. Danger closes in around the Shadowhunters in the third and final instalment of the bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy. The Little Prince Antoine De Saint-exupery This 1943 classic The Little Prince with its winsome illustrations of a boy prince and his tiny planet appears to be a childrens fairy tale. It doesnt take long, however, to discover that it speaks to readers of all ages. Jubilee Royal Connections Princess Academy Shannon Hale Miri lives on a mountain where her ancestors have quarried stone and lived in poverty for generations. Then just before winter's first snowfall, a delegation from the lowlands arrive with exciting news. The king's priests have divined that her small village is the home of the future princess. In a year's time, the prince will come himself and chose

his bride from among the girls of the village. Brat Princess Cathy Hopkins Leonora is a typical Leo - always wanting to get her own way. But her parents have had enough and they pack her off to boot camp. Leonora learns she is a Zodiac Girl, and the planets don't like her behaviour either. Will Leonora change her ways? Sixsational Meg Cabot How can Mia bear it? Michael, her one true love, has gone away to college, leaving her to face a new school year alone (well, nearly). With a potential eco-disaster in Genovia, a new English teacher who can't stand her and a totally transformed Boris to get used to, life for the world's most reluctant royal is looking like it can't get much worse. Northern Tales From the North SHTC Literacy/ME The Witches Roald Dahl Kaspar Prince of Cats Michael Morpurgo The Eagle of the Ninth Rosemary Sutcliff In spite of everything his grandmother has taught him about witches, a young boy gets turned into a mouse but does manage to interrupt their plans. Kaspar, a cat brought to the Savoy from Russia by a Countess, becomes the only cat to survive the sinking of the Titanic.

The ninth legion marched into the mists of northern Britain and were never seen again. Four thousand men disappeared and the eagle standard was lost. Marcus's father was one of those men so he sets off to find out what happened. Jubilee Royal Connections SHTC Literacy/ME A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett Double or Die Charlie Higson Lupo and the Thief at the Tower of London-Aby King The story opens in New York just before the outbreak of World War I, when young Sara is enrolled in private boarding school while her father goes off to war. Under the domineering scrutiny of the school's wicked headmistress, Miss Minchen, Sara quickly becomes popular with her schoolmates, but fate intervenes and she soon faces a stern reversal of fortune. In a North London cemetery a professor is kidnapped at gunpoint. A suspicious letter crammed with cryptic clues arrives at Eton. To decipher the deadly mystery, James Bond must take a series of dangerous gambles. Once the code is cracked, he has just fortyeight hours to save the professor from the dark forces that threaten to destroy them both. The royal family are disturbed by the shocking news that there has been a break-in at the Tower of London - everything has been stolen, including the crown jewels. The adults say it's a human matter, but Lupo has an especially bad feeling about this particular crime. He and Kitty take matters into their own hands.

Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities SHTC Literacy/ME The London Eye Mystery Siobhan Dowd The Worst Witch Jill Murphy When Ted and Kat's cousin Salim disappears from the London Eye, the two siblings must work together, Ted with his brain that is "wired differently" and impatient Kat, to try to solve the mystery of what happened to Salim Mildred Hubble was a trainee witch at Miss Cackle's Academy, and she was making an awful mess of it. But she managed to get by until she turned Ethel, the teachers pet, into her deadly enemy. Stoneheart Charlie Fletcher George awakens an ancient power when he breaks the head of a small dragon. Together, with the help of Edie and other spits, he must make amends for what he has done and defend himself against the taints to survive. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities At the Sign of the Sugared Plum Mary Hooper It is June 1665, Hannah has just arrived in London to help her sister run her shop. She finds love amidst a growing terror of the bubonic plague that is creeping closer to her parish. SHTC Literacy/ME

Theodore Boone: The Fugitive - John Grisham Theodore Boone is on a class trip seeing the sights of the capital city. But he hadn't counted on seeing the most wanted man in the history of his home town, Strattenberg. Suddenly Theo is caught in the hunt for an accused murderer, alongside the FBI. Code - Cathy Reichs Life appears peaceful on Loggerhead Island but the tranquility is quickly shattered when Tory Brennan and her technophile gang discover a mysterious box buried in the ground. A seemingly innocent treasure hunt soon turns into a nightmarish game of puzzles, as it becomes clear that one false move will lead to terrible, explosive consequences. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities Theodore Boone John Grisham Clockwork Angel Cassandra Clare Theodore Boone is thirteen and wants nothing more than to swap homeroom for the courtroom; he lives for big trials. A husband awaits trial for his wife's murder. Is he a dangerous criminal or an innocent victim? The case takes a sinister twist when Theo uncovers a surprise witness but Theodore is sworn to secrecy and time is running out. Magic is dangerous but love is more dangerous still... When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray arrives in England during the reign of Queen Victoria, something terrifying is waiting for her in London's Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and other

supernatural fold stalk the gaslit streets. Snake Bite Young Sherlock Holmes Andrew Lane Kidnapped and taken to China, Sherlock finds himself plunged into adventure. How can three men be bitten by the same poisonous snake in different parts of Shanghai? Who wants them dead, and why. Sherlock Holmes. Think you know him? Think again. Piccadilly Sea Stories Eagle Day Robert Muchamore Late summer, 1940. Hitler has conquered France. Now he intends to cross the Channel and defeat Britain before winter arrives. A group of young refugees led by British spy Charles Henderson faces a stark choice. To head south into the safety of neutral Spain, or go north on a risky mission to sabotage the German invasion plans. SHTC Literacy/ME Kensukes Kingdom Michael Morpurgo I heard the wind above me in the sails. I remember thinking, this is silly, you havent got your safety harness on, you havent got your lifejacket on. You shouldnt be doing this . . I was in the cold of the sea before I could even open my mouth to scream. Washed up on an island in the Pacific, Michael struggles to survive on his own. With no food and no water, he curls up to die. When he wakes, there is a plate beside him of fish, of fruit, and a bowl of fresh water. He is not alone . . . Fashion Assassin Sarah Sky Supermodel Jessica Cole has no intention of ever spying again until she's blackmailed into posing undercover as bodyguard to a very rich fellow model. What seems like

a simple job aboard a luxurious yacht in Monaco soon turns into a deadly mission to stop the most dangerous weapon in the world falling into the wrong hands. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities The Diamond of Drury Lane Julia Golding Cat Royal, ward of the Theatre Royal Drury Lane, takes us on a journey through London's criminal underworld, and the characters passing through it, as she helps solve the mystery of the missing diamond. SHTC Literacy/ME An Elephant in the Garden Michael Morpurgo The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank Dresden, 1945. Elizabeth and Karli's mother works at the zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene. Then the zoo director tells her that the dangerous animals including the elephants must be shot before the town is bombed. Unable to give Marlene up, their mother moves her into the back garden to save her and then the bombs start to fall. In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next two years Anne vividly describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters, and her thoughts, feelings and longings as she grows up. Her diary ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities SHTC Literacy/ME Clockwork Prince

Cassandra Clare Den of Thieves Julia Golding Theodore Boone: The Abduction - John Grisham In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do? Cat Royal, finds herself homeless, travels to Paris, becomes an underground reporter, nearly gets hung for being a traitor to the revolution, and is baffled by attention from numerous suitors; all the while being disguised as a prissy ballerina! As the French Royal family flee, Cat discovers the power of the people. Vive La Revolution! THEODORE BOONE'S best friend April has disappeared in the middle of the night. The only suspect is an escaped convict, and he won't give them any answers. Thirteen-year-old Theo - the son of two lawyers - knows the criminal justice system. Terrified that he'll never see April again, he begins his own investigation. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities Lupo and the Thief at the Tower of London-Aby King Dodger Terry Pratchett The Drury Lane Theatre has been my home all the length of my life but today I must leave it. Adventure calls! My new friend Pedro is in trouble and all the

eyes of London are on us. So we must go into hiding, I must disguise myself, play a new role. This is my story . . . The royal family are disturbed by the shocking news that there has been a break-in at the Tower of London - everything has been stolen, including the crown jewels. The adults say it's a human matter, but Lupo has an especially bad feeling about this particular crime. He and Kitty take matters into their own hands. Dodger is sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesnt. But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him. And Dodgers tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins. King of the Cloud Forests Michael Morpurgo Fire Storm Andrew Lane After being rescued in the mountains of Tibet by a nearhuman tribe who revere him as a god, Ashley must choose between returning to the violence of the village he fled and the tests of courage that await him as the tribe's god. When Sherlock discovers his friends are missing, his search takes him to Edinburgh and a mystery involving kidnapping, bodysnatchers and the 'walking' dead. Cat Among the Pigeons Julia Golding Northern Tales From the North SHTC Literacy/ME

TimeRiders Scarrow, Alex Liam, Maddy and Sal all should have died at different periods of history, but moments before death they are recruited by an agency devised to fix broken history, to protect us and to stop time travel from destroying the world. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities Double or Die Charlie Higson In a North London cemetery a professor is kidnapped at gunpoint. A suspicious letter crammed with cryptic clues arrives at Eton. To decipher the deadly mystery, James Bond must take a series of dangerous gambles. Once the code is cracked, he has just fortyeight hours to save the professor from the dark forces that threaten to destroy them both. SHTC Literacy/ME Theodore Boone: The Accused - John Grisham Thirteen-year-old Theo stands accused. Stolen property has been found in his locker and soon Theo is under investigation. Somebody is sabotaging his reputation and framing him as a criminal. As the evidence against him mounts, Theo must use all of his legal powers to chase down the real thief Cat ONine Tails Julia Golding Cat becomes an unlikely recruit for the British Navy, takes passage to America and navigates her way through a fiendish plot to do away with Lord Francis, heir to a dukedom. From the grand Assembly Rooms of Bath to the wilds of a new frontier, Cat finds she is for once quite out of her depth. All aboard, Cat's going abroad. Metropolitan

Tales Set in Cities Cats Cradle Julia Golding I have travelled halfway across the world and back chasing mystery and adventure. Back on home soil I have barely laid eyes on Drury Lane before my world is turned upside down and I am forced to leave once again. As an orphan I never had the chance to meet my mother, but when news of my lost family reaches me from Scotland I must head north for the border. My friends in London have always been beside me, but this is one task I must face alone! SHTC Literacy/ME Hetty Feather Jacqueline Wilson Victorian Workhouse Pamela Oldfield Featuring a brand-new feisty Victorian heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a compelling, moving, funny and totally fascinating Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill and captivate readers. Edith Lorrimer is the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow who is on the Board of Governors at a workhouse for the destitute. Whilst visiting the workhouse, Edith meets with Rosie Chubb, a troubled orphan who is a liar, quick-tempered and always in trouble... Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities Return of the Emerald Skull Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart After collecting a strange parcel from a deserted ship in the fog of the docks, and delivering it to the local schoolmaster, Barnaby thinks he's earned a moment to sit on the rooftops and eat his favourite pasty. But soon he realises that all is not well at the school - but is the problem quite as he expects it? A gruesome tale of a school

overrun by a terrible curse - who will survive? SHTC Literacy/ME Dodger Terry Pratchett Dodger is sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesnt. But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him. And Dodgers tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins. A Little Princess Frances Hodgson Burnett The story opens in New York just before the outbreak of World War I, when young Sara is enrolled in private boarding school while her father goes off to war. Under the domineering scrutiny of the school's wicked headmistress, Miss Minchen, Sara quickly becomes popular with her schoolmates, but fate intervenes and she soon faces a stern reversal of fortune. Metropolitan Tales Set in Cities Catch Your Death Lauren Child This time, tigers are roaming the streets of Twinford, and it looks like someone has deliberately released some very rare and very dangerous animals. Things are going to get wild and Ruby is going to get badly lost in the wilderness. The question is: will she ever make it out alive? SHTC Literacy/ME Black Ice Young Sherlock Holmes Andrew Lane The year is 1868, and fourteenyear-old Sherlock Holmes faces his most baffling mystery yet. Mycroft, his older brother, has been found

with a knife in his hand, locked in a room with a corpse. Only Sherlock believes that his brother is innocent. But can he prove it Clockwork Princess Cassandra Clare If the only way to save the world was to destroy what you loved most, would you do it? The clock is ticking. Everyone must choose. Passion. Power. Secrets. Enchantment. Danger closes in around the Shadowhunters in the third and final instalment of the bestselling Infernal Devices trilogy. Northern Tales From the North There's a Viking in My Bed Jeremy Strong When a tenth-century Viking finds himself stuck in the twentieth century, one thing's for certain - life will never be the same again! SHTC Literacy/ME The Golden Compass Philip Pullman Uprooted Lynn Reid Banks Lyra's friend Roger disappears, and she is determined to find him. In 1940 as war rages across Europe, ten-year-old Lindy waves goodbye to England and makes the long journey to Saskatoon, Canada, along with her mother and her cousin Cameron. They may be far from the war but they are also far from home and everyone they know and love. Northern Tales From the North Troll Blood Katherine Langrish

The Amber Spyglass Philip Pullman When seafaring traders, land in Trollsvik, looking for crew to join their journey to Vinland (North America), Hilde is desperate to join the ship. She begs her parents to let her go. They reluctantly agree. Action-packed, suspense-fuelled and with a wonderful cast of characters, Troll Blood is a truly rip-roaring read Lyra and Will find themselves at the centre of a battle between the forces of the Authority and those gathered by Lyra's father, Lord Asriel. The Kingdom by the Sea Robert Westall When a bomb during an air raid destroys Harry's home and kills his family, he knows that he is all alone in the world and has only himself to rely on. Anxious that he will be sent to live with his fussy Cousin Elsie he goes on the run across the warbattered land of North East England, his only friend in his journey a stray dog that he meets on the beach. Will Harry ever find a place to call home again, or will he be on the run forever? Victoria Victorians Dodger Terry Pratchett Dodger is sewer scavenger living in the squalor of Dickensian London. Everyone who is nobody knows Dodger. Anyone who is anybody doesnt. But when he rescues a young girl from a beating, suddenly everybody wants to know him. And Dodgers tale of skulduggery, dark plans and even darker deeds begins. SHTC Literacy/ME Pirate Kings Alex Scarrow The Lottie Project Jacqueline Wilson

Relocated to Victorian London, the TimeRiders joy-ride back to 1666 to witness the Great Fire of London. In the ensuing chaos, Liam and their newest recruit, Rashim, find themselves trapped between the fire and the Thames. They escape onboard a river boat, only to be confronted by an unscrupulous captain with his heart set on treasures of the high seas . . . Hi! I'm Charlie (DON'T call me Charlotte ever!). History is boring, right? Wrong! The Victorians weren't all deadly dull and drippy. Lottie certainly isn't. She's eleven like me - but she's left school and has a job as a nursery maid. Her life is really hard, just work work work, but I bet she'd know what to do about my mum's awful boyfriend and his wimpy little son. I bet she wouldn't mess it all up like I do . . . Northern Tales From the North Little Lord Fauntleroy Frances Hodgson Burnett Cedric Errol lives with his mother in genteel poverty after the death of his father, Captain Cedric Errol. One day, they are visited by an English lawyer named Haversham with a message from Cedric's grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt. Cedric has inherited the title Lord Fauntleroy, and is the heir to the Earldom and a vast estate. Avoidable Rachel Medhurst My name is Hope and I'd like to introduce you to our world. Earth is full of two races, the Avoidables and Perfects. Sky Hawk Gill Lewis When Iona befriends Callum, she shows him an osprey nesting on his farm -- a rare and exciting discovery. As they watch over the osprey, tragedy strikes and Callum's life becomes intertwined with a girl in Gambia, changing his life forever. Piccadilly Sea Stories

The Infinite Sea Rick Yancey For Cassie Sullivan and the rest of Earth's remaining human survivors, the situation was already desperate when the 5th Wave hit. It's about to get worse. SHTC Literacy/ME A Sea of Stars Kate Maryon Two girls with two very different lives come together in this beautiful and moving story of friendship and family. Grey Wolves Robert Muchamore With the Royal Navy losing the war at sea, six young agents must sneak into Nazi-occupied Europe and sabotage a submarine base on France's western coast. Northern Tales From the North Dubious Deeds Philip Ardagh Eddie Dickens finds himself, once again, involved in circumstances not of his making, this time in Scotland, with a cast of weird characters and a plot to kill Queen Victoria. SHTC Literacy/ME The Quest Begins Erin Hunter One black bear, one polar bear, and one grizzly bear travel on a perilous quest to the Northern Lights, escorting a shape-shifting grizzly cub whose destiny will affect them all. The Sea of Adventure Enid Blyton When Bill takes Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann and Jack on a mysterious trip to the desolate

northern isles, Bill gets kidnapped and the children are left marooned far from the mainland. Northern Tales From the North The Shadow in the North Philip Pullman Sally Lockhart, with the help of her fiance and her friend, tries to unlock the mystery of an unexpected collapse of a British shipping firm in Victorian England. SHTC Literacy/ME The 7 Professors of the Far North John Fardell Sam and his new friends, Zara and Ben, have just three days to save six professors who were kidnapped by the sinister Professor Murdo. Sophie's Lucky Dick King-Smith Sophie wants to grow up to be a lady farmer and she'd love to have a pony, but doesn't think that will ever happen. But she does get invited to spend her summer holiday in Scotland with her best friend, Great Aunt Al. Northern Tales From the North Maximum Ride Forever James Patterson As Maximum Ride boldly navigates a post-apocalyptic world, she and her broken flock are roaming the earth, searching for answers to what happened. Gangsta Granny David Walliams Our hero Ben is bored beyond belief after he is made to stay at his grandmas house. Shes the boringest grandma ever: all she wants to do is to play Scrabble, and eat cabbage soup. But there are two

things Ben doesnt know about his grandma. 1) She was once an international jewel thief. 2) All her life, she has been plotting to steal the Crown Jewels, and now she needs Bens help. Me and My Shadow Joan Lingard Emma lives with her Mum and Dad in Edinburgh. Her older brother has left home - they are a close, happy family. The arrival of Eve changes everything. Eve follows Emma around and the two girls look a lot alike. Eventually Emma discovers that Eve' is her half sister, conceived one night sixteen years ago, when her father was in London. The story is of a family dealing with a tough and intriguing situation. Victoria Victorians Hetty Feather Jacqueline Wilson Featuring a brand-new feisty Victorian heroine, Hetty Feather, this is a compelling, moving, funny and totally fascinating Tracy Beaker-esque tale that will thrill and captivate readers. SHTC Literacy/ME Victorian Workhouse Pamela Oldfield Clockwork Prince Cassandra Clare Edith Lorrimer is the sheltered daughter of a wealthy widow who is on the Board of Governors at a workhouse for the destitute. Whilst visiting the workhouse, Edith meets with Rosie Chubb, a troubled orphan who is a liar, quick-tempered and always in trouble... In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods,

continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do? Northern Tales From the North Inkheart Cornelia Funke Meggie loves books. So does her father, Mo, a bookbinder, although he has never read aloud to her since her mother mysteriously disappeared. They live quietly until the night a stranger knocks at their door. He has come with a warning that forces Mo to reveal an extraordinary secret - a storytelling secret that will change their lives for ever. SHTC Literacy/ME How to Be a Pirate Cressida Cowell Hiccup and his dragon, Toothless, sail with his Viking clan to the Isle of the Skullions in search of Grimbeard the Ghastly's Treasure. Eragon Christopher Paolini When Eragon finds a polished stone in the forest, he thinks it is the lucky discovery of a poor farm boy; perhaps it will buy his family meat for the winter. But when the stone brings a dragon hatchling, Eragon soon realizes he has stumbled upon a legacy nearly as old as the Empire itself. Northern Tales From the North Sparks Ally Kennen Grandpa has written Carla a letter telling her his secret dream. He wants a real Viking funeral. She's determined to make it come true, even

though she'll break the law and every rule she has ever known. SHTC Literacy/ME The Water Horse Dick King-Smith In 1930, on the coast of Scotland, eight-year-old Kirstie finds a large egg which hatches into an unusal sea creature, and as he grows her family must decide what to do with him. Cats Cradle Julia Golding I have travelled halfway across the world and back chasing mystery and adventure. Back on home soil I have barely laid eyes on Drury Lane before my world is turned upside down and I am forced to leave once again. As an orphan I never had the chance to meet my mother, but when news of my lost family reaches me from Scotland I must head north for the border. My friends in London have always been beside me, but this is one task I must face alone! Piccadilly Sea Stories The Infinite Sea Rick Yancey Somehow the boat was still afloat - another wave had lifted it clear of the first rock and was driving it further inshore. It bumped against the base of Crab Rock and skewed around, then tipped momentarily to starboard . . . and as it did so, she saw a figure crouching in the bottom. SHTC Literacy/ME Pippi Longstocking in the South Seas Astrid Lindgren Pippi and her friends, Tommy and Annika, set sail for the Canny Canny Islands, where Pippi's father is king. They explore secret caves, and play marbles with real pearls. Luckily the

pirates and sharks they meet are no match for Pippi Longstocking! The Kingdom by the Sea Robert Westall When a bomb during an air raid destroys Harry's home and kills his family, he knows that he is all alone in the world and has only himself to rely on. Anxious that he will be sent to live with his fussy Cousin Elsie he goes on the run across the warbattered land of North East England, his only friend in his journey a stray dog that he meets on the beach. Will Harry ever find a place to call home again, or will he be on the run forever? Piccadilly Sea Stories The Worst Witch All at Sea Jill Murphy Mildred Hubble, the worst witch at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches, can't bear to leave behind her beloved cat, Tabby, when the class goes for a week beside the seaside. But keeping Tabby leads Mildred into yet more trouble. SHTC Literacy/ME Listen to the Moon Michael Morpurgo May, 1915. Alfie and his fisherman father find a girl on an uninhabited island in the Scillies injured, thirsty, lost and with absolutely no memory of who she is, or how she came to be there. She can say only one word: Lucy. Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Shipwrecked in a storm at sea, Robinson Crusoe is washed up on a remote and desolate island. As he struggles to piece together a life for himself, Crusoe's physical, moral and spiritual values are tested to the limit. For 24 years he remains in solitude and learns to tame and master the island, until he finally comes across another human being.

Piccadilly Sea Stories 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea Jules Verne Jules Verne invites readers to go below the ocean's waves in the first-ever submarine with Captain Nemo and a range of fantastical sea creatures. The Deep Helen Dunmore A devastating flood has torn through the worlds of Air and Ingo, and now, deep in the ocean, a monster is stirring. Mer legend says that only those with dual blood half Mer, half human can overcome the Kraken. Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters - Rick Riordan You can't tell by looking at me that my dad is Poseidon, God of the Sea. It's not easy being a half-blood these days. You mortals can't even see the monsters we have to fight all the time. So when a game of dodgeball turned into a death match against an ugly gang of cannibal giants, I couldn't exactly ask my gym teacher for help. District Science Fiction The Angel Experiment James Patterson Do not put this book down. I'm dead serious - your life could depend on it. I'm risking everything by telling you - but you need to know. SHTC Literacy/ME The Giver - Lois Lowry The 100 - Kass Morgan It is the future. There is no war, no hunger, no pain. No one in the community wants for anything. Everything needed is provided. And at twelve years old, each

member of the community has their profession carefully chosen for them by the Committee of Elders. Twelve-year old Jonas has never thought there was anything wrong with his world. But from the moment he is selected as the Receiver of Memory, Jonas discovers that their community is not as perfect as it seems. Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth's radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents considered expendable by society - are being sent on a dangerous mission: to re-colonize the planet. It could be their second chance at life...or it could be a suicide mission. Piccadilly Sea Stories SHTC Literacy/ME Cat ONine Tails Julia Golding Alone on a Wide Wide Sea Michael Morpurgo Cat becomes an unlikely recruit for the British Navy, takes passage to America and navigates her way through a fiendish plot to do away with Lord Francis, heir to a dukedom. From the grand Assembly Rooms of Bath to the wilds of a new frontier, Cat finds she is for once quite out of her depth. All aboard, Cat's going abroad. When six-year-old orphan Arthur is shipped to Australia after WWII he loses his sister, his country and everything he knows. Overcoming hardships Arthur is finally saved by the extraordinary people he meets and by his talent for boat-design and sailing. Now he has built a special boat for his daughter Allie a solo yacht designed to carry her to England in search of his long-lost sister. Will the threads of Arthur's life finally come together? Troll Blood

Katherine Langrish When seafaring traders, land in Trollsvik, looking for crew to join their journey to Vinland (North America), Hilde is desperate to join the ship. She begs her parents to let her go. They reluctantly agree. Action-packed, suspense-fuelled and with a wonderful cast of characters, Troll Blood is a truly rip-roaring read Piccadilly Sea Stories SHTC Literacy/ME Pirate Kings Alex Scarrow Always Remembered Kelly Risser Black Heart of Jamaica Julia Golding Relocated to Victorian London, the TimeRiders joy-ride back to 1666 to witness the Great Fire of London. In the ensuing chaos, Liam and their newest recruit, Rashim, find themselves trapped between the fire and the Thames. They escape onboard a river boat, only to be confronted by an unscrupulous captain with his heart set on treasures of the high seas . . . Ken, leader of the Blue Men has kidnapped Evan. Before they left, Evan was able to leave a package for Meara her grandfather's necklace with one word written in blood. Azuria. Meara doesn't understand it and neither does her dad or Kieran. A war is brewing, and Meara is determined their people must prepare for the battle. The Caribbean is as far removed a place from London as one can possibly imagine, and I soon find myself amid slave revolts and swashbuckling pirates. Actresses must keep their calm at all times but this adventure will test my mettle more than any challenge I have yet faced. Victoria

Victorians Diamond Jacqueline Wilson Born to penniless parents who longed for a strong, healthy son, Diamond was a dainty, delicate daughter - and a bitter disappointment. Discovering an extraordinary gift for acrobatics, Diamond uses her talent to earn a few pennies, but brings shame on her family. When a mysterious, cruel-eyed stranger spots her performing, Diamond is sold and is taken to become an acrobat at Tanglefields Travelling Circus. SHTC Literacy/ME Velvet - Mary Hooper Velvet is a laundress in a Victorian steam laundry. With both her mother and father dead, she is an orphan and has to rely upon her own wits to make a living. Velvet is noticed by Madame Savoya, a famed medium, who asks Velvet to come to work for her. Velvet is dazzled at first by the young yet beautifully dressed and bejewelled Madame. But soon Velvet realises that Madame Savoya is not all that she says she is, and Velvet's very life is in danger. Little Lord Fauntleroy Frances Hodgson Burnett Cedric Errol lives with his mother in genteel poverty after the death of his father, Captain Cedric Errol. One day, they are visited by an English lawyer named Haversham with a message from Cedric's grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt. Cedric has inherited the title Lord Fauntleroy, and is the heir to the Earldom and a vast estate. Victoria Victorians SHTC Literacy/ME Kim Rudyard Kipling Little Women Louisa May Alcott

Kim, an Irish orphan, accompanies a holy man on his journey throughout India and his quest for a mystical river. Grown-up Meg, tomboyish Jo, timid Beth, and precocious Amy. The four March sisters couldn't be more different. But with their father away at war, and their mother working to support the family, they have to rely on one another. Whether they're putting on a play, forming a secret society, or celebrating Christmas, there's one thing they can't help wondering: Will Father return home safely? The Adventures of Tom Saywer Mark Twain The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain is an 1876 novel about a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River. Victoria Victorians Alices Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll The story of a girl named Alice falling through a rabbit hole into a fantasy world populated by peculiar creatures. SHTC Literacy/ME The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling Orphaned as a baby, Mowgli is brought up by animals in the jungle. Greyfriars Bobby Eleanor Atkinson Bobby, an active Skye Terrier, adores his master Auld Jock, and he dies, Bobby refuses to leave his grave in Greyfriar's Churchyard in Edinburgh. By day, he plays with the local orphans and eats at a nearby tavern, but, in spite of anything even the Lord Provost himself can do, every night for fourteen years Bobby returns faithfully to sleep by

his master. Victoria Victorians SHTC Literacy/ME Through the Looking Glass Lewis Carroll Great Expectations Charles Dickens Alice's second adventure takes her through the looking-glass to a place even curiouser than Wonderland. Young Pip lives with his sister and her husband, the kindly blacksmith Joe, eking out a hard life. Pips one true aspiration is to apprentice for Joe and become a blacksmith himself, a dream that sustains him and gives him hope. But though he doesnt know it, Pips fates are about to turn. Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson David Balfor is kidnapped when his greedy uncle wants his inheritance. Victoria Victorians Clockwork Prince Cassandra Clare In the magical underworld of Victorian London, Tessa Gray finds her heart drawn more and more to Jem, while her desire for Will, despite his dark moods, continues to unsettle her. But something is changing in Will the wall he has built around himself is crumbling. Could finding the Magister free Will from his secrets and give Tessa the answers about who she is and what she was born to do? SHTC Literacy/ME The Water Babies Charles Kingsley Poor Tom is an orphan, employed by

the underhand Grimes as a chimney sweep. While cleaning a chimney one day, Tom becomes lost and appears in Ellies bedroom. She mistakes him for a thief and he flees in fright, down to the edge of a stream where he falls asleep. In his dreamlike world, he becomes a water baby, swimming with the other water babies and discovering an aquatic playground full of strange and wonderful characters. Witch Finder Ruth Warburton London, 1880, and eighteen-yearold Luke Lexton is about to endure his initiation into the Malleus Maleficorum - the secretive brotherhood devoted to hunting witches, and the organisation that will help Luke take revenge on the witch who murdered his parents. Victoria Victorians Awful End Philip Ardagh When both of Eddie Dickens's parents catch a disease that makes them turn yellow, go a bit crinkly round the edges and smell of hot water bottles, it's agreed he should go and stay with relatives at their house Awful End. Unfortunately for Eddie, those relatives are Mad Uncle Jack and Even-Madder Aunt Maud, and it doesn't look as if the three of them are ever going to reach their destination. SHTC Literacy/ME Return of the Emerald Skull Chris Riddell, Paul Stewart After collecting a strange parcel from a deserted ship in the fog of the docks, and delivering it to the local schoolmaster, Barnaby thinks he's earned a moment to sit on the rooftops and eat his favourite pasty. But soon he realises that all is not well at the school - but is the problem quite as he expects it? A gruesome tale of a school overrun by a terrible curse - who will survive? Fallen Grace

Mary Hooper London 1861. Grace must find a way of earning money to pay the rent for the pitiful room that she and her sister live in and to buy them food. But the unscupulous Unwin family are out to defraud the young women of what is rightfully theirs. Victoria Victorians Oliver Twist Charles Dickens Poor orphan Oliver Twist survives life in an orphanage, the workhouse, and a life of crime with the evil Fagin. After kidnap and robbery, he is restored to his inheritance, and his rightful place in the world. SHTC Literacy/ME The Ruby in the Smoke Philip Pullman In 19th-century London, 16year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby. The Railway Children Edith Nesbit Roberta, Phyllis, and Peter are growing up in comfort until their happy life ends overnight. Their mother is in distress, and their father is gone. Victoria Victorians SHTC Literacy/ME Black Beauty -Sewell, Anna A Christmas Carol Dickens, Charles The Vile Victorians Terry Deary A horse in nineteenthcentury England recounts his experiences with both

good and bad masters. In this classic story, Ebenezer Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas after being visited by three ghosts. All the terrible truth about events not so long ago, from the vile Victorian queen herself, to some vicious Victorian villains. It contains nasty facts about cruel careers for kids, rotten school rules for teachers, and a gory guide to death. Waterloo War War in My Town E. Graziani Bruna, lives in a small Italian village in Tuscany. Though the Second World War has been raging in Europe for some time, it seems far away. But before long, Bruna's brothers are called to fight and retreating Nazis occupy her village. Her peaceful life is shattered when her beloved village find themselves in the centre of the fighting between the Nazis and the Allied forces pursuing them - the final front defended by the Nazis in Europe. SHTC Literacy/ME Uprooted Lynn Reid Banks In 1940 as war rages across Europe, ten-year-old Lindy waves goodbye to England and makes the long journey to Saskatoon, Canada, along with her mother and her cousin Cameron. They may be far from the war but they are also far from home and everyone they know and love. The New Patrol Any McNab Liam Scott is back in Afghanistan, this time with 4 Rifles. No longer the new guy, its his chance to prove himself and take the lead.

But the warzone has changed dramatically, and so have the rules. Waterloo War Grey Wolves Robert Muchamore With the Royal Navy losing the war at sea, six young agents must sneak into Nazi-occupied Europe and sabotage a submarine base on France's western coast. SHTC Literacy/ME The Book Thief Marcus Zusak 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier. Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family on Himmel Street. Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books. This is her story and the story of the inhabitants of her street when the bombs begin to fall. A Company of Swans Eva Ibbotson Ballet classes are Harriet's only escape from her intolerably dull life. So when she is chosen to join a corps de ballet which is setting off on a tour of the Amazon, she leaps at the chance to run away for good. Performing in the grand opera houses is everything Harriet dreamed of, and falling in love with an aristocratic exile makes her new life complete. Swept away by it all, she is unaware that her father and intended fianc have begun to track her down . . Waterloo War Allegiant Veronica Roth What if a single revelation like a single choice changed everything? What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected?

SHTC Literacy/ME An Elephant in the Garden Michael Morpurgo Then Morris Gleitzman Dresden, 1945. Elizabeth and Karli's mother works at the zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene. Then the zoo director tells her that the dangerous animals including the elephants must be shot before the town is bombed. Unable to give Marlene up, their mother moves her into the back garden to save her and then the bombs start to fall. I had a plan for me and Zelda. Pretend to be someone else. Find new parents, be safe forever. Then the Nazis came. My name is Felix. This is my story. Waterloo War SHTC Literacy/ME Wartime Princess Valarie Wilding In 1939, on a royal tour, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) meets the dashing Prince Philip of Greece. Immediately they begin a correspondence, as war breaks out across Europe, where Philip is sent to serve in the Navy. Elizabeth convinces her father the King, despite his reservations, to allow her to sign up to the war effort and joins the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service. Serving her country, driving trucks and fixing cars, Elizabeth wonders, will she ever see her prince again? The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank New Enemy Andy McNab In July 1942, thirteen-year-old Anne Frank and her family, fleeing the occupation, went into hiding in an Amsterdam warehouse. Over the next

two years Anne vividly describes in her diary the frustrations of living in such close quarters, and her thoughts, feelings and longings as she grows up. Her diary ends abruptly when, in August 1944, they were all betrayed. Liam Scott has joined Recce Platoon, and it looks like he will be heading for Somalia. His mission is to gather intelligence from behind enemy lines, carrying out top-secret surveillance and dead-letter drops. But hes new to the game and theres a lot to learn. Waterloo War SHTC Literacy/ME War Stories of Conflict Michael Morpurgo A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens Insurgent Veronica Roth The drama, the cruelty, the courage and the consequences of war feature in this collection of stories. Doctor Manette returns safely to London after many years in the Bastille prison, and then sees his family haunted by the terrors of the French Revolution. Fighting for survival in a shattered world the truth is her only hope. Waterloo War SHTC Literacy/ME Escape from Shangri-La Michael Morpurgo

Blitz Vince Cross The Midnight Zoo Sonya Hartnett When her grandfather suddenly appears after having been absent from the family for fifty years, twelveyear-old Cessie helps him escape to Dunkirk to recover his past. Based on real historical events, this is a fictional account of one girl's experiences during the Blitz. Andrej, Tomas, and their sister flee their Romany encampment when it is attacked by Germans during World War II and find a zoo, where talking animals help them understand what has happened. Waterloo War Friend or Foe Michael Morpurgo It's the Second World War, and because of the Blitz, David and his friend Tucky have been evacuated to the countryside where they must live with strangers. Then one night they see a German plane crash on the moors. Can they just leave the airmen to die? SHTC Literacy/ME An Elephant in the Garden Michael Morpurgo In 1944 when the allied bombs begin to fall on the city of Dresden, Lizzie and her family must flee to avoid Russian troops. But they are not alone. They have an elephant to look after. The Sleeping Sword Michael Morpurgo Blinded in an accident, Bun Bendle stumbles into an

underground tomb containing a shield and an ancient sword. As he touches the hilt, his whole body is gripped by an incredible, centuries-old power. It is a power that will change Bun's life for ever. Waterloo War The Trenches: Billy Stevens, The Western Front 1914-1918 Jim Eldridge The story of Billy Stevens, who went to fight in the trenches on the Western Front in the First World War. SHTC Literacy/ME The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips Michael Morpurgo Between Shades of Gray Ruta Sepetys When Boowie reads the diary that his grandmother sends him, he learns of her childhood during WW II, when Allied forces practised for the D-Day invasion in the area of her home, and about her beloved cat, Adolphus Tips. In 1941, 15-year-old Lina and her family are pulled from their Lithuanian home by Soviet guards. While fighting for her life, Lina vows to honor her family by burying her story in a jar on Lithuanian soil. Waterloo War SHTC Literacy/ME War Horse Michael Morpurgo Carrie's War Nina Bawden

In England, Albert is growing up on a Devon farm with his young horse, Joey. However Albert, Joey and many other people will all be drawn into the nightmare of war as they all struggle to survive in the blasted wilderness of the Western Front. Bombs were falling on London, and Carrie and Nick were wartime evacuees billeted in Wales on old Mr Evans. They were happy to visit their friend Albert at Druid's Bottom until Carrie did the worst thing she ever did in her life. Blitzcat Robert Westall During World War II, a black cat journeys all across war-ravaged England in an effort to track down her beloved master.

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