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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!

The Love Curse of Melody McIntyre

The Love Curse of Melody McIntyre

Author: Robin Talley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

The brilliant new romcom from 2020 CILIP Carnegie medal nominee and New York Times bestseller, Robin Talley. ************************************************************* It's easy not to fall in love, right? Melody McIntyre, stage manager extraordinaire, has a plan for everything. What she doesn't have? Success with love. Every time she falls for someone during a school performance, both the romance and the show end in catastrophe. So, Mel swears off love until their upcoming production of Les Mis is over. Of course, Mel didn't count on Odile Rose, rising star in the acting world, auditioning for the spring performance. And she definitely didn't expect Odile to be sweet, and funny and care as much about the play's success as Mel. Which means that Melody McIntyre's only plan now is trying desperately not to fall in love. A hilarious, heartwarming and empowering read, perfect for fans of Pitch Perfect, Love Simon and To All the Boys I've Loved Before. ************************************************************* Praise for Robin Talley's previous novels: 'The main characters are terrific in what is a moving novel. And an important one.' The Telegraph 'absolutely loved it - romantic and funny and gripping and just generally excellent!' Tom Ellen, author of Freshers and All About Us 'touching, clever and absolutely hilarious' The Herald 'I really loved the book... it was just a lovely, refreshing read for me, and I'm so glad there are authors like Robin Talley out there.' Bookseller review 'One of the most interesting and informative LGBT books I've read recently!' Reader review 'I read it in one sitting!' NetGalley reviewer 'a must-read for anyone interested in LGBTQ+ history' NetGalley reviewer 'a very timely novel' NetGalley reviewer

The Kissing Hand

The Kissing Hand

Author: Audrey Penn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2020

School is starting in the forest, but Chester Raccoon does not want to go. To help ease Chester's fears, Mrs. Raccoon shares a family secret called the Kissing Hand to give him the reassurance of her love any time his world feels a little scary. Since its first publication in 1993, this heartwarming book has become a children's classic that has touched the lives of millions of children and their parents, especially at times of separation, whether starting school, entering daycare, or going to camp. It is widely used by kindergarten teachers on the first day of school. Stickers at the back will help children and their parents keep their Kissing Hand alive.

Pop the Bronze Balloon

Pop the Bronze Balloon

Author: Jackie Yeager Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/11/2020

Tiny Pretty Things

Tiny Pretty Things

Author: Dhonielle Clayton, Sona Charaipotra Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/10/2020

Black Swan meets Pretty Little Liars in this book set in an elite New York ballet school. Now a major Netflix series. Being a dancer at New York's most elite ballet school isn't easy. Everyone wants to be the prima ballerina, and sometimes you have to play dirty. With the competition growing fiercer with every performance and harmless pranks growing ever darker, Bette, June and Gigi find themselves battling it out to stay at the top. And it's only a matter of time before one small spark ignites... and even the best get burned...

Lucy Lopez

Lucy Lopez

Author: Claudia Mills Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2020

Kids of Widney Junior High Take Over the World!

Kids of Widney Junior High Take Over the World!

Author: ,Matthew Klickstein Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/09/2020

Before they became the world-famous Kids of Widney High, they first had to survive junior high! This rock band, composed entirely of members with developmental disabilities, loves to put on a show, but boy can they can get into fights, trouble, and sticky situations. Join their friend and honorary assistant manager Robbie as he introduces the band members and shows us how they're just like everyone else. From cafeteria food fights to relationship woes, Robbie finds himself immersed in an incredible adventure to get everyone onboard for the big concert while better understanding his new friends with special abilities. Junior high can be tough, but this group of rambunctious misfits is ready to entertain and loves to have a good time! Comes with an exclusive interview and free downloadable songs from the Kids themselves.

The Campaign

The Campaign

Author: Laurie Friedman Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/09/2020

Amanda Adams has always dreamed of running for class president. Her mom is a member of Congress and her dad is a political strategist who manages her mother's campaigns. Politics is in her DNA. She has the perfect VP in mind for the school ticket--her best friend Meghan Hart. But when Amanda finds out that Meghan has political ambitions of her own, these two best friends suddenly find themselves on opposite sides of the aisle, and, as each girl mounts her campaign, it's clear the gloves are about to come off. As the rest of their classmates begin to choose sides, the girls realize how they carry themselves over the coming weeks will have a lasting impact on the outcome.

Sources Say

Sources Say

Author: LORI GOLDSTEIN Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/09/2020

The Usual Suspects

The Usual Suspects

Author: Maurice Broaddus Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Fans of Jason Reynolds and Sharon M. Draper will love this oh-so-honest middle grade novel from writer and educator Maurice Broaddus. Thelonius Mitchell is tired of being labeled. He's in special ed, separated from the normal kids at school who don't have any issues. That's enough to make all the teachers and students look at him and his friends with a constant side-eye. (Although his disruptive antics and pranks have given him a rep too.) When a gun is found at a neighborhood hangout, Thelonius and his pals become instant suspects. Thelonius may be guilty of pulling crazy stunts at school, but a criminal? T isn't about to let that label stick.

Tom Gates: Spectacular School Trip (Really.)

Tom Gates: Spectacular School Trip (Really.)

Author: Liz Pichon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

The seventeenth laugh-out-loud, fully illustrated Tom Gates adventure! Tom's doing everything possible to stay out of trouble but somehow he's got THREE sad faces on the school achievement chart! And getting another sad face means Mr Fullerman won't let him go on the SCHOOL TRIP! Moany Marcus Meldrew is making things worse and now Tom's annoyed his grumpy sister Delia. Can his best friend Derek help? Will Rooster the dog stop eating his homework? ABOUT THE SERIES: Written in diary form Full of Tom's doodles and pictures & his amazing sense of humour The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Perfect gifts for boys & girls who love to laugh themselves silly

School's Cancelled

School's Cancelled

Author: Serena Patel Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Anisha can't wait to show off her volcano project at the science fair...and maybe win the prize trip to the national space centre. But when the volcano explodes and floods the school, Anisha is disqualified. It's so unfair, because it wasn't her fault! Can Anisha, her best friend Milo, a pet rat, and a high-school vlogger catch the culprit?

Arlo, Dr Bland and the Spooktacular Fair

Arlo, Dr Bland and the Spooktacular Fair

Author: Alice Hemming Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/08/2020