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Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage) books

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Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird Welcome to Nowhere

Welcome to Nowhere is a powerful and beautifully written story about the life of one family caught up in civil war by the award-winning author Elizabeth Laird. Twelve-year-old Omar and his brothers and sisters were born and raised in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Grandad's Medal by Phil Earle Grandad's Medal

A touching and hopeful red Early Reader about first experiences of grief and loss, from Carnegie-nominated author, Phil Earle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird Kiss the Dust

Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees. Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far away....
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Nearest Faraway Place by Hayley Long The Nearest Faraway Place

A powerfully told story of the love between two brothers in the aftermath of a family tragedy Griff and Dylan are driving into Manhattan with their parents when the worst happens. There is a terrible car accident and Dylan and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

The Crash by Lisa Drakeford The Crash

When a car crashes through the wall of Sophie's living room, she's drawn into a dangerous mystery. Her best friend Tye is thrown into a coma, and Sophie starts to fall for the car's driver, Harry. But his twin sister...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Secrets of the Superglue Sisters by Susie Day The Secrets of the Superglue Sisters

Best friends Georgie and Jem aren't just new at school; they're new at being full-time sisters too. Georgie's mum and Jem's dad have finally bought a house together, and they get to share a home at last, just like they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle A Greyhound of a Girl

12 year old Mary's beloved grandmother is near the end of her life. Letting go is hard - until Granny's long-dead mammy appears at Mary's door, returning to help her dying daughter say goodbye. But first she needs to take...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Fly Me Home by Polly Ho-Yen Fly Me Home

Feeling lost and alone in a strange city, Leelu wishes she could fly away back home - her real home where her dad is, thousands of miles away. London is cold and grey and the neighbours are noisy and there's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

The Other Side of Truth by Beverley Naidoo The Other Side of Truth

This is the story of 12 year-old Sade and her brother Femi who flee to Britain from Nigeria. Their father is a political journalist who refuses to stop criticising the military rulers in Nigeria. Their mother is killed and they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

If Birds Fly Back by Carlie Sorosiak If Birds Fly Back

Linny has been living life in black and white since her sister Grace ran away, and she's scared that Grace might never come back. When Linny witnesses the return to Miami of a cult movie star long presumed dead, she...
Format: eBook - Released: 29/06/2017

Doris the Bookasaurus by Diana Murray Doris the Bookasaurus

Books! Books! They make me ROAR! I read them at the dino-store. . . I twitch my tail. I feel so proud. It's fun to share a book out loud! So says Doris the dinosaur. She thinks that books are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

The Ethan I Was Before by Ali Standish The Ethan I Was Before

A touching and uplifting coming-of-age novel by a standout debut talent - perfect for fans of Wonder and A Boy Called Hope
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Coming Soon

My Mum the Police Officer by Isabel Girgis My Mum the Police Officer

Written from the point of view of the child of a female police officer, My Mum the Police Officer follows a day in the life of their mother - and how it makes them feel. The story begins at the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/07/2017

Tell It to the Moon by Siobhan Curham, Kate Forrester Tell It to the Moon
To make a dream come true, tell it to the moon!Tell It to the Moon continues the story of Moonlight Dreamers Amber, Maali, Sky and Rose, who are not like everyone else and don't want to be: becoming friends gives...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/08/2017

Confiscated! by Suzanne Kaufman Confiscated!

Confiscated! is a hilarious tale of sibling conflict and cooperation between two dinosaur brothers that all kids will relate to.When Mama hears Brooks and Mikey fighting over yet another toy, it gets CONFISCATED!(In other words, taken away.)It's only when ALL...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Grandma Forgets by Paul Russell Grandma Forgets

A heart-warming story of a family bound by love as they cope with their grandmother's dementia. No matter what else she forgets, Grandma will always know she is loved.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Secret Cooking Club: Confetti & Cake by Laurel Remington The Secret Cooking Club: Confetti & Cake

Scarlett's blog has found success beyond her wildest dreams. What's more, her mum is getting married, and Scarlett is baking the wedding cake. Everything is perfect ... or is it? As the wedding approaches, she has much more on her...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

In the Woods by Thereza Rowe In the Woods

Join Olly the horse, Lionel the lion, Red the fox, and their friends as they embark on three adventures in Thereza Rowe's vibrant and fantastical woods
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Judy Moody: Twice as Moody by Megan McDonald Judy Moody: Twice as Moody

Jump-start a Judy Moody collection with this uber-cool compilation of the first two adventures in the series.As more and more kids are feeling the Moody mania, it's time to offer a head start on the adventures that earned the feisty...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

Amina's Voice by Hena Khan Amina's Voice

Amina's anxieties are entirely relatable, but it's her sweet-hearted nature that makes her such a winning protagonist. Entertainment Weekly
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

A Change Is Gonna Come by Various A Change Is Gonna Come

An anthology of stories and poetry on the theme of change featuring Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic writers for Young Adults.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

T is for Tree by Greg Fowler T is for Tree

Set over the course of five years, T is for Tree is moving, life-affirming, and shows that we can all find greatness in the small things.
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Do You Speak Chocolate? by Cas Lester Do You Speak Chocolate?

A story of friendship, laughter ... and more than a little chocolate 'Do you speak chocolate?' Jaz has found the best way to make friends with new girl Nadima, who doesn't speak any English - by offering her a chocolate...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Sammy & Me The Second Book in the Dani Moore Trilogy by Marie Yates Sammy & Me The Second Book in the Dani Moore Trilogy

The second book in the Dani Moore Trilogy, Sammy & Me sees Dani, a teenage survivor embark upon the next phase of her rollercoaster life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/08/2017

Living with a Jude by Alice Soule Living with a Jude

Alice Soule shares the story of her challenging family life and experiences, Living with a Jude after being inspired by her blog of the same name. Living with a Jude looks at Alice's family experiences, situations and decisions that they...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/08/2017

You Are My Merry by Marianne Richmond You Are My Merry

Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Stand By Me by Judi Curtin Stand By Me

In the second book in the Time After Time series our favourite time-travelling best friends are back! What if something happened long ago that still makes you sad? Graham is Molly and Beth's favourite uncle, so they really want to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/09/2017

Other books in this genre

Storytime: There's No Place Like Home by Dubravka Kolanovic Storytime: There's No Place Like Home

When William's baby brother arrives, his Mum and Dad are too busy to read his bedtime story anymore, so William sets off to find a new home, and friends who will have time to read to him.
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/06/2017

The Silver Moon Of Summer by Leila Howland The Silver Moon Of Summer

In the third and final book in the middle grade trilogy that Newbery Honor winner Rita Williams-Garcia raved is brimming with hilarity and sisterly hijinks, Marigold, Zinnia, and Lily Silver return to Cape Cod for another unforgettable summer. This summer,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/06/2017

The Silent Boy by Lois Lowry The Silent Boy

Katy Thatcher was the bright and curious daughter of the town doctor. She was fascinated by her father's work, and even as a child she knew that she too wanted to be a doctor. So when events took an unexpected...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

Under the Lilacs by Louisa May Alcott Under the Lilacs

She gladly saw them ramble off together, leaving her time to stitch happily at certain dainty bits of sewing, write voluminous letters, or dream over others quite as long, swinging in her hammock under the lilacs.
Format: eBook - Released: 05/06/2017

Troublemakers by Catherine Barter Troublemakers

Fifteen-year-old Alena never really knew her political activist mother, who died when she was a baby. She has grown up with her older half-brother Danny and his boyfriend Nick in the east end of London. Now the area is threatened...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Memory Cage by Ruth Eastham The Memory Cage

Ruth Eastham's middle-grade novel The Memory Cage - shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize - is a transfixing story about adoption, Alzheimer's, the strength of the relationships within families through testing times, and the effects our memories have on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Dragonsitter Detective by Josh Lacey The Dragonsitter Detective

Eddie's mum is getting remarried, to Uncle Morton's Scottish neighbour Gordon. But then Ziggy is stolen. It's not long before Arthur is taken too. Eddie must track the thief down, rescue Uncle Morton's dragons and get to the church on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Binny Bewitched by Hilary McKay Binny Bewitched

The third book in the heartwarming series about Binny and her family. Binny's new neighbour is a witch and strange things have started happening to the Cornwallis family ...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index by Julie Israel Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index

It's hard to keep close a person everyone keeps telling you is gone. It's been sixty-five days since the accident that ripped Juniper's world apart. Life without her kind, beautiful, vibrant big sister Camilla is a colder, darker place. Until...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

The Caravan Family by Enid Blyton The Caravan Family

Mike, Belinda and Ann are delighted when Dad buys two caravans for them to live in. They become the Caravan Family, and they are really lucky - not only do they have wonderful homes, but they go on amazing holidays...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Tender Earth by Sita Brahmachari Tender Earth

Laila Levenson has always been the baby of the family, but now with her older siblings, Mira and Krish, leaving home just as she starts secondary school, everything feels like it's changing...can the reappearance of Nana Josie's Protest Book and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Brother Wars by Steven K Smith Brother Wars

Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 30/05/2017

AniMalcolm by David Baddiel AniMalcolm

From David Baddiel, the brightest new star of children's books and winner of the LOLLIES award, comes a laugh-out-loud adventure for every child who ever wondered what it might be like to be a bit of an animal...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

Rock Away Granny by Dandi Daley Mackall Rock Away Granny

Getting dropped off at Grandma's house could be a total snooze. Hours of sitting in the rocking chairs. But not this Grandma. Up she hops to wheel out the record player. And then, with kitty as the DJ-a dance party!...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary The Next Chapter by Jeff Kinney The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary The Next Chapter

Go on a movie-making journey of epic proportions in The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: The Next Chapter Making a movie is a lot like going on a road trip. There are twists and turns and lots of surprises along the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

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