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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.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Family & home 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!


Recently Published

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

Too Shattered For Mending by Peter Brown Hoffmeister Too Shattered For Mending


Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Water in May by Ismee Williams Water in May

Contemporary drama about a pregnant teenager and the impossible decision she must face
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

On A Magical Do-Nothing Day by Beatrice Alemagna On A Magical Do-Nothing Day

All I want to do on a rainy day like today is play my game, but my mom says it's a waste of time. The game makes my mom crazy. Angry.She takes it away.I take it back.I wish Dad had...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln? Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Three by Kate DiCamillo Where Are You Going, Baby Lincoln? Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume Three


Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Trouble Tomorrow by Terry Whitebeach Trouble Tomorrow

The compelling story of a Sudanese boy who escapes from civil war and learns not only how to survive on his own without friend or family, but how to construct a new and peaceful way of living.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Birthday Boy by David Baddiel Birthday Boy

A hilarious rollercoaster ride of pure entertainment for 9+ readers everywhere, Birthday Boy is the new Baddiel Blockbuster: featuring David's inimitable and award-winning combination of wish-fulfilment, heart and hilarity, all brought to life by regular collaborator Jim Field's witty, stylish...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Stones For My Father by Trilby Kent Stones For My Father


Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Andre's Showcase by Kimberly Wyatt Andre's Showcase

The third book in the World Elite Dance Academy series from international superstar, wellbeing guru and Pussycat Doll, Kimberly Wyatt Quirky dance teacher's son, Andre, is under a huge amount of pressure to succeed. He's obsessed with street dance and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Yoga Babies by Fearne Cotton Yoga Babies

We're the Yoga Babies, look what we can do! The Yoga Babies love to have fun trying new poses. Sometimes life is busy and tricky, but not to worry! Yoga can help everyone chill out. Follow these babies big and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017

Hotaka Natural Disasters by John Heffernan Hotaka Natural Disasters

A powerful and moving story about one boy caught up in the Japanese earthquake and tsunami of 2011.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Norman Rockwell's A Day in the Life of a Girl by Norman Rockwell Norman Rockwell's A Day in the Life of a Girl

It's summer in 1952, and a young girl wakes up and tidies her braids before a series of everyday adventures
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Norman Rockwell's A Day in the Life of a Boy by Norman Rockwell Norman Rockwell's A Day in the Life of a Boy

It's summer in 1952, and a young girl wakes up and tidies her braids before a series of everyday adventures
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Coming Soon

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


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

The Sunshine List by Trudy Adams The Sunshine List


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Little Santa by Yoko Maruyama Little Santa


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

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

Everybody's Somewhere reassures young kids that everyone-moms, dads, grandpas, grandmas, and more -are somewhere, even if you can't see them.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

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...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

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

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

It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy of an unexpected reunion, Star Wars fan fiction, and tuatara. But at its heart is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/10/2017

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

Penguin presents the audio CD edition of Turtles All the Way Down by John Green. It all begins with a fugitive billionaire and the promise of a cash reward. Turtles All the Way Down is about lifelong friendship, the intimacy...
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 10/10/2017

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

Astrid the Unstoppable by Maria Parr, Katie Harnett Astrid the Unstoppable
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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

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

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 isn't...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/11/2017

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

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)

The hilarious follow-up to Jacky Ha-Ha, featuring a class clown who makes people laugh with her so they can't laugh at her.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Other books in this genre

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

Do You Speak Chocolate? A story of friendship, laughter ... and more than a little chocolate by Cas Lester Do You Speak Chocolate? A story of friendship, laughter ... and more than a little chocolate

But i just knew.'Jaz has found the best way to make friends with new girl Nadima, who doesn't speak any English - by offering her a chocolate bar. Nadima grins and offers back some Turkish Delight, the ice is broken,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

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

Sasquatch, Love, and Other Imaginary Things by Betsy Aldredge Sasquatch, Love, and Other Imaginary Things


Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

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

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

Tell It to the Moon by Siobhan Curham, Kate Forrester Tell It to the Moon
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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

Face The Music by Marianne Levy Face The Music

Katie Cox (overnight singing sensation and owner of the World's Wonkiest Fringe) never meant to become a pop star. And she didn't mean to start a war with Karamel (aka the World's Cheesiest Boy Band). Now her first concert is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

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 tragedyGriff and Dylan are driving into Manhattan with their parents when the worst happens. Now Dylan and Griff have everything they need - love,...
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

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

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

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