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School stories (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from School stories (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the School stories (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great School stories (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Plans Gone Wrong

Plans Gone Wrong

Author: Molly Beth Griffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider and Bo the Parakeet all love every child at school, so they decide to do something nice for the kids. After all, showing your love to your friends can feel really good. Unfortunately, none of their ideas seem to work out.

Party Time

Party Time

Author: Molly Beth Griffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The last week of the school year is one party after another! Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider and Bo the Parakeet are animal best friends who live in a school, and they LOVE parties. The four friends are so excited to take part in the fun. But then, oh no! When the students get on the bus, the teachers all wave GOODBYE! They will be gone all summer long! How will the four friends make it until they see their human friends again in the autumn?

Cyborg Cat and the Night Spider

Cyborg Cat and the Night Spider

Author: Ade Adepitan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Ade loves playing football and he's amazing in goal, despite the heavy metal caliper he has to wear on his leg. He can save any ball that's sent his way, from any direction, so his friends have nicknamed him the Cyborg Cat. But when the Parsons Road Gang stumble upon some unusual graffiti it starts to have a really weird effect on Ade. Somehow, the art is drawing him into another dimension, where he really is Cyborg Cat! But that's not all - after seeing the Night Spider's art, Ade starts to feel weak and everything begins to go wrong. He's banned from a school trip to a safari park because of his disability, and the doctors have some bad news about his legs. How can Ade overcome his challenges and what power does the mysterious Night Spider have over Cyborg Cat? Ade needs all his friends' help to uncover the truth. An amazing adventure full of fun and friendship from the inspirational Paralympian wheelchair basketball star Ade Adepitan.

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Author: Jane Cabrera Format: Board book Release Date: 01/10/2019

A New Year

A New Year

Author: Molly Beth Griffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider and Bo the Parakeet are animal best friends who live in a school. They are so excited to see the children arrive on the first day of school in the autumn! But they notice that some children are very nervous. Is it possible that these children are brand new to school? The animal friends must do everything they can to make the new children feel at home, and help them to love school as much as the friends do. They want to make sure that everybody is ready for a new year of fun!

More to the Story

More to the Story

Author: Hena Khan Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

From the critically acclaimed author of Amina's Voice comes a new story inspired by Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic, Little Women, featuring four sisters from a modern American Muslim family living in Georgia. When Jameela Mirza is picked to be feature editor of her middle school newspaper, she's one step closer to being an award-winning journalist like her late grandfather. The problem is her editor-in-chief keeps shooting down her article ideas. Jameela's assigned to write about the new boy in school, who has a cool British accent but doesn't share much, and wonders how she'll make his story gripping enough to enter into a national media contest. Jameela, along with her three sisters, is devastated when their father needs to take a job overseas, away from their cozy Georgia home for six months. Missing him makes Jameela determined to write an epic article-one to make her dad extra proud. But when her younger sister gets seriously ill, Jameela's world turns upside down. And as her hunger for fame looks like it might cost her a blossoming friendship, Jameela questions what matters most, and whether she's cut out to be a journalist at all...

Friends All Day

Friends All Day

Author: Molly Beth Griffin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Stella the Mouse, Nico the Toad, Delilah the Spider and Bo the Parakeet each love different subjects and different activities, so every part of the school day has something special to offer each curious creature. They are excited to greet the children in the morning and sad to see them go in the afternoon. Thankfully the animal friends all live at the school together.

Icarus Was Ridiculous

Icarus Was Ridiculous

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

Izzy LOVES all the stories the Ancient Greeks told! She can't wait to tell her friends about Icarus, who was a TOTAL NUMPTY, and the Trojan Horse, which ended a war and wasn't even REAL! So pull up a plinth and enjoy all the DRAMA of the original Greek myths, as told by Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham, in collaboration with the British Museum. Now with even more SANDALS!

Good Knight, Bad Knight and the Flying Machine

Good Knight, Bad Knight and the Flying Machine

Author: Tom (Illustrator and Author) Knight Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/08/2019

Cousins Good Knight (Godwin) and Bad Knight (Berk) are helping their frineds Williow and Warrick and their families fix up their falling-down cottage. When Warrick botches a spell, he and his sister are banned from doing magic. Desperate for something to bring him fame and fortune, Warrick decideds to build a flying machine. The friends' early test flights all end in disaster, so they travel to the mountains to study the best flyers of all - eagles. What they find there is a dragon with a dangerous grudge and very bad breath. Will they make the machine, tame the vengeful dragon and get back to Godwin's island in time to defeat marauding barbarians? Hold onto your helmets for a new armour-rattling adventure from Tom Knight!

Flip the Silver Switch

Flip the Silver Switch

Author: Jackie Yeager Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/08/2019

The Crimson Five are headed to the Piedmont Global Championships in Quebec, where they'll compete against the best inventor teams in the world. Kia and her New York teammates are excited to share a new amazing invention a but they're blind-sided with another task to solve, with just two weeks to do it! As the team struggles with a lack of creativity, rumors leave The Crimson Five questioning everything about each other. Kia knows she and her team must come together like never before in order to win a coveted spot on the Swirl and Spark Creativity Tour, but tragedy threatens to derail all that they've built. The Crimson Five are together again. Because sometimes it takes a whole team to help you see things clearly.

Bethany Sings Out

Bethany Sings Out

Author: Holly Webb Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/08/2019

A sparkling series of dance, drama, dreams and friendship from best-selling author Holly Webb. Bethany has been keeping a secret from her best friends: she's attending The Shine School for the Performing Arts on a scholarship since her mum can't afford to pay for stage school. But with all her homework and the long journey to and from school every day, Bethany is struggling. Then she's offered the chance to perform in a backing vocal group at a celebrity charity concert with her favourite singer. Luckily, the school has a boarding house she can stay in so she can juggle all her work. Unluckily, Lizabeth will also be staying in the house... Worried what her friends will think if they find out about her scholarship and stressed about school work, will Bethany be able to find her voice and shine in the concert? Ideal for young fans of BALLET SHOES, and the OLIVIA and L'ETOILE SCHOOL FOR STARS series to read on their own.

The Colour Monster Goes to School

The Colour Monster Goes to School

Author: Anna Llenas Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/08/2019

Anna Llenas's popular Colour Monster is back, and this time he's heading off to school! But what exactly is school? A spooky castle filled with terrifying animals? A place in the sky, amongst the rainbows and clouds? From music lessons, to lunchtime, to making new friends, the Colour Monster's first day of school is filled with exciting new adventures.