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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!
When Princess Sabrina is sent away from her family, the king and queen of Mulakating, she must hide away in a dull, working-class town, living undercover to keep her blue-blooded identity secret. A school trip to a museum in the big city promises to be a welcome escape from Sabrina's big fat lie of a life. But when the museum guide hands the students a map, Sabrina's most terrifying fears are realised: There's an exhibition on her home country, Mulakating, and its royal family - her family! Her deepest, darkest secret could be revealed! In one long, breathless race around the museum, the secret princess must call upon her devious Uncle Ernie, her dopey friend Charlie and even Awful Agatha to keep the class away from the shocking truth.
Laurel Cates loves her friends, her role on the college paper and keeping a low profile. But when she uncovers a scandal involving the head coach of Garland University's beloved football team, she knows she has to do the right thing. Even if the whole team despise her for writing the article that puts their coach under criminal investigation. Even if her classmates don't believe her. Even if her boss tries to fire her from the side job she desperately needs. Even if the heart-of-gold, gorgeous, star quarterback, Bodie St. James, seems hell-bent on hating her... A gripping depiction of one girl who is brave enough to take on the establishment - and the boy who has to learn to trust her.
Isn't the truth as simple as black and white? Mark My Words is the searing novel from Branford Boase Award-winner and 2020 World Book Day author Muhammad Khan, asking who you can trust when all you see is lies. Fifteen-year-old Dua Iqbal has always had trouble minding her own business. With a silver-tongue and an inquisitive nature, a career in journalism seems fated. When her school merges with another to form an Academy, Dua seizes her chance and sets up a rival newspaper, exposing the controversial stories that teachers and the kids who rule the school would rather keep buried. Dua's investigations are digging up things she shouldn't get involved with about family, friends and her community and as exams rattle towards her, she needs to make some hard decisions about when to leave things alone. But when she discovers that some kids at school are being blamed for selling drugs when the real perpetrator is right in front of their noses, she can't keep quiet any longer. 'A voice long overdue in British fiction' Alex Wheatle on I Am Thunder 'Khan has created a book steeped in drama and empathy, as well as providing two iconic superheroes' Nikesh Shukla on Kick the Moon
Cousins Good Knight (Godwin) and Bad Knight (Berk) are helping their friends Willow 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 decides 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!
It's finally the end of the school day and Tilly can't wait to see her dad. She has a secret, a wonderful, fantastic secret about something she found in the school playground. But she doesn't just want to tell her dad. She wants to make him guess...but he never will! A charming picture book with highly original pop art style illustrations, Guess What I Found in the Playground will be liked by all children aged 5 - 7 and their parents who have daily experience with this question!
Welcome to Malory Towers, where there's more to life than lessons! Enjoy the original book that inspired the hit new TV drama. In book 1 of Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series, Darrell Rivers is thrilled to start her first term at boarding school. She soon makes friends - and mischief! Another new girl, Gwendoline, is beginning to get on everyone's nerves. Will Darrell be able to keep her fiery temper under control? Coming to CBBC in 2020! Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. Book 1 was first published in 1946. This edition features the classic text and is unillustrated. * Malory Towers (R), Enid Blyton (R) and Enid Blyton's signature are registered trade marks of Hodder & Stoughton Limited. No trade mark or copyrighted material may be reproduced without the express written permission of the trade mark and copyright owner.
Nikki wants to be a basketball star... but between school stress, friend drama and babysitting woes, will she be able to make it in the big leagues? Thirteen-year-old Nikki Doyle dreams of becoming a great basketball player like her WNBA idol, Mia McCall. Nikki has always been the best point guard in her county league and her dreams feel within reach when she's selected to play on an elite-level club team. But in a league with taller, stronger and faster girls, it turns out that Nikki is no longer the best point guard. In fact, she's no longer a point guard at all, which leaves her struggling to figure out who she is and how she fits in. The stress piles on as Nikki's best friend spends more and more time with another girl on the team and when her science teacher assigns a family tree project that will be impossible to complete unless Nikki reveals the most embarrassing secret on the entire planet: her biological father was a sperm donor. As if that's not enough to deal with, to cover the costs of her new team, Nikki has agreed to take care of her annoying younger brother after school to save money on childcare. As the stakes rise on the basketball court, at school and at home, Nikki's confidence plummets. Can she learn to compete at this new, higher level? And how hard is she willing to work to find out? With a brilliant voice, fast-paced action and characters who feel as if they live and breath, Nikki on the Line heralds the arrival of a brilliant new voice in contemporary middle grade fiction.
Welcome to the new magical series about a girl and her secret scribble witch, guaranteed to make 7-9s laugh out loud. When Molly's best friend announces that she's moving to a new school, a blue Wednesday becomes the Worst Wednesday Ever. That is until some unexpected magic brightens up Molly's day. Notes, a tiny paper witch who has been lurking in a pen pot, springs to life - and into action! Some of the things Notes does are absolutely NOT helpful and get Molly into trouble with her grouchbag teacher. But it's surprising what one tiny witch, armed with nothing more than a pencil, can achieve before the bell for home time rings... With a vibrant, unique voice, and amazing illustrations to match, Inky Willis conjures up magic for every reader!
Midge doesn't want to go to a new school. He wants everything to go back to the way it was - with his old school, his old friends and his parents back together. Mo is Midge's buddy at his new school. She's super smiley and can't wait to be his friend, but the more Mo tries to make friends the more Midge retreats. It's like there's an invisible raincloud hanging above his head - drip-drip-drip. Then Mo remembers how she felt when she was new and it makes her even more determined to help Midge feel happy and to show him that the sun will come out for him again soon... A poignant and heart-warming story about new beginnings.
It's time to go to the School of Roars! Join the monsters for a roarsome day. It's Monster Book Day and the monsters are having fun dressing up as their favourite book characters. But Icklewoo doesn't like her silly, frilly Cinderella dress. Can Wufflebump help her transform her outfit into something suitably monstrous? Brilliantly exploring first experiences and featuring themes of kindness, friendship and problem-solving, this School of Roars story is perfect for little monsters everywhere! Also available: School of Roars: Show and Tell, School of Roars: Bestest Friends and School of Roars: Icky Sticky Stickers