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

See below for a selection of the latest books from Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Family & home stories (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

Blackbird by N. D. Gomes Blackbird

Dark contemporary YA following a murder mystery on Orkney that fans of 13 Reasons Why will devour.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/11/2017

Oh, the Places You've Been ... & Will Never Go Again! A Humorous Look at the Wonders of Aging by Don Marsh Oh, the Places You've Been ... & Will Never Go Again! A Humorous Look at the Wonders of Aging

Life sometimes sucks. So does getting older. Strange and unexpected changes happen to our minds and our bodies. Forgetting where we laid those damn car keys (if we are even allowed to drive). And looking in the mirror sure isnt...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

British Values: Who Did That? Sasha Learns About Taking Responsibility by Deborah Chancellor British Values: Who Did That? Sasha Learns About Taking Responsibility

A series of picture books that explore British values through fun stories
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr Astrid the Unstoppable

A modern classic in the making, this hilarious and heartwarming story explores the true meaning of family and friendship, and will delight fans of Pippi Longstocking.Speed and self-confidence, that's Astrid Glimmerdal's motto. And her hair-raising escapades give her plenty of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Na, Nel!: Wps! by Meleri Wyn James Na, Nel!: Wps!


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

But I Wanted a Little Sister by Pauline Oud But I Wanted a Little Sister


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

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: 28/10/2017

Edie Medium by Dan Soderberg Edie Medium

Edie Medium is an energetic and enthusiastic young lady. Despite her best efforts, Edie is an average kid that rarely stands out from the crowd. She isn't the best student, athlete, or singer, but her family wouldn't be the same...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

Coming Soon

Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2) by James Patterson Jacky Ha-Ha: My Life is a Joke (Jacky Ha-Ha 2)

Jacky Hart has found a hidden talent in the performing arts, and she's a triple threat onstage! Jacky reluctantly signs up for a summer job in her resort town of Seaside Heights, New Jersey, where tourists come to enjoy the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

God Bless My Family by Hannah Hall God Bless My Family

Thank you, God, for family! It is so special to have mommies and daddies, grandmas and grandpas, and brothers and sisters and cousins who love each other. Keep us close and safe, Jesus. God Bless My Family!
Format: Board book - Released: 05/12/2017

All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Connor All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook

Junior Library Guild Selection * Kids' Indie Next List PickFrom Leslie Connor, award-winning author of Waiting for Normal and Crunch, comes a soaring and heartfelt story about love, forgiveness, and how innocence makes us all rise up.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

The Unpredictability of Being Human by Linni Ingemundsen The Unpredictability of Being Human

If 14-year-old Malin was God for a day, she wouldn't change much. Dad would still yell; her brother Sigve would still get in trouble, and Mom would still think wine is good for the heart. She'd still be friends with...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/12/2017

The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner The Serpent King

Longlisted for the Carnegie MedalWinner of the American Library Association Morris Award for best debut YA A Buzzfeed Best of 2016 book Goodreads Choice Awards finalistA Barnes & Noble Best Book of 2016Publishers Weekly Best of 2016Dill is a misfit...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/01/2018

The Birthday Surprise by Clara Vulliamy The Birthday Surprise

Dot, her best friend Beans and her dog McClusky all love sniffing out a good mystery and together they will solve the case and save the day . . .
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/01/2018

A Far Away Magic by Amy Wilson A Far Away Magic

A Far Away Magic is the second stunning novel full of magic and friendship from Amy Wilson, author of A Girl Called Owl. When Angel moves to a new school after the death of her parents, she isn't interested in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Someone To Love by Melissa De la Cruz Someone To Love

A powerful issue-driven YA novel tackling eating disorders and the pressures social media puts on contemporary teens from the bestselling author of the Blue Bloods and Disney Descendent's series.
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

I Am Thunder by Muhammad Khan I Am Thunder

Fifteen-year-old Muzna Saleem is passionate about writing and dreams of becoming a novelist. There's just one problem - her super-controlling parents have already planned her life out for her: Step 1) Get educated Step 2) Qualify as a doctor Step...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

All About Mia by Lisa Williamson All About Mia

From no. 1 Bestselling YA author Lisa Williamson, comes another insightful and unputdownable teen drama - All About Mia. A brilliant look into the mind of a teenager stuck in the middle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

A Lamb Called Lucky by Helen Peters A Lamb Called Lucky

The fifth in a fantastic series of animal stories for younger readers by Waterstones Children's Book Prize-shortlisted author Helen Peters, with beautiful black-and-white illustrations by Ellie Snowdon.It's lambing time on the farm and Jasmine has her hands full. She has...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2018

Mother's Day by Shirley Hughes Mother's Day


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/02/2018

Other books in this genre

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Turtles All the Way Down

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the mystery of fugitive billionaire Russell Pickett, but there's a hundred thousand dollar reward at stake and her Best and...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 10/10/2017

Tentacle and Wing by Sarah Porter Tentacle and Wing


Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

Seven Days by Eve Ainsworth Seven Days

School should be a safe place for Jess, a refuge from her difficult home life - but thanks to Kez and her friends, it's everything she dreads. Despite being beautiful and popular, Kez's life isn't any sweeter. She clings to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders The Land of Neverendings

'Come on, you two - it's nice and warm in here.'What if there exists a world powered by imagination?A world of silliness, where humans and their toys live on long after they've left the Hard World .
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Elephant in the Room by James Thorp The Elephant in the Room

Someone has smashed Father Giant's favourite elephant. It wasn't Olive and her brother Grub. Nor was it the naughty newt, the laughing lady or the yucky yak.So WHO is the culprit? A magnificently madcap mystery that will keep readers guessing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

The Weight Of Zero by Karen Fortunati The Weight Of Zero


Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Everybody's Somewhere by Cornelia Maude Spelman Everybody's Somewhere

Everybody-moms, dads, grandpas, grandmas, friends, and people you've never met-is somewhere in the world, doing something right now, even if you can't see them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

The Sunshine List by Trudy Adams The Sunshine List


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

A Cup of Tea? by Eric LaBranche A Cup of Tea?

When mommy got home from work today, she was oh, so tired and couldn't play. I had hoped she would go on a bug hunt with me, but she just needed to relax with a nice cuppa tea. A warm...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green Turtles All the Way Down

The wait is over! John Green, the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars, is back. First edition includes an exclusive jacket poster featuring some of John's most brilliant and memorable quotes.Sixteen-year-old Aza never intended to pursue the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017

Pup And Bear by Kate Banks Pup And Bear


Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Dragons: Father and Son by Alexandre Lacroix Dragons: Father and Son

A funny and moving story about the bonds between fathers and children, with a positive, peaceful message - and all the magic and mayhem you'd hope for in a tale about dragons.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Skeleton Tree by Kim Ventrella Skeleton Tree

When Stanley Stanwright finds a bone poking out of the earth in his back garden, he is determined to take a picture of it and send it to the Young Discoverer's Competition, thinking it will help bring his dad back...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/09/2017

Once You Know This by Emily Blejwas Once You Know This


Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

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