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New Windmills KS3

The Enchanted Island

The Enchanted Island

Author: Ian Serraillier Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/1966

Literature for life

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Island of the Blue Dolphins

Author: Scott O'Dell Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/1967

Newberry Award Winner.

The Goalkeepers Revenge

The Goalkeepers Revenge

Author: Bill Naughton Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/05/1967

One of a series of top-quality fiction for schools, this is a collection of stories of a Lancashire childhood, of football in the streets, fishing, fighting and school, of growing up and looking for work, and of characters such as Spit Nolan the champion trolley-rider, and Sam Dalt the goalkeeper.

The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

Author: H. Wells Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/1968

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Men And Gods

Men And Gods

Author: Rex Warner Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/1968

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The Silver Sword

The Silver Sword

Author: Ian Serraillier Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/1970

Literature for life

The Guardians

The Guardians

Author: John Christopher Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/09/1973

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Carrie's War

Carrie's War

Author: Nina Bawden Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/1975

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Across The Barricades

Across The Barricades

Author: Joan Lingard Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/1975

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The Old Man and the Sea

The Old Man and the Sea

Author: Ernest Hemingway Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/1977

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The Road To Canterbury

The Road To Canterbury

Author: Ian Serraillier Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/1981

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Buddy

Buddy

Author: Nigel Hinton Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/1983

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Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry

Author: Mildred Taylor Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/03/1987

Newberry Award Winner.

I am David

I am David

Author: Anne Holm Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/07/1991

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The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4

Author: Sue Townsend Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/06/1992

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A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/1992

Literature for life

The Machine Gunners

The Machine Gunners

Author: Robert Westall Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/04/1996

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The New Windmill Book Of Greek Myths

The New Windmill Book Of Greek Myths

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/06/1997

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Stone Cold

Stone Cold

Author: Robert Swindells Format: Hardback Release Date: 09/06/1997

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Stories from Shakespeare

Stories from Shakespeare

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/02/1999

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Kensuke's Kingdom

Kensuke's Kingdom

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/02/2001

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From Hereabout Hill

From Hereabout Hill

Author: Michael Morpurgo Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/02/2001

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Billy Elliot

Billy Elliot

Author: Melvin Burgess Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2002

Billy Elliot's not like his Dad. He doesn't want to learn boxing. He's not cut out to be a miner. But when he stumbles across a ballet class and discovers he's a natural, he realises what he does want to do. This is Billy's gritty and determined struggle, at first in secret, but then with the wholehearted backing of his family, to dance his way to a different future.

The Other Side of Truth

The Other Side of Truth

Author: Beverley Naidoo Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/02/2002

The New Windmill Literature File provides photocopiable activities to help you link The Other Side of Truth and other popular New Windmills to Framework objectives and approaches to learning and teaching. See The New Windmill Literature File for more information.| Carnegie Medal Winner.

Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds

Author: Beverley Naidoo Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/02/2003

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The Whale Rider

The Whale Rider

Author: Witi Ihimaera Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/02/2005

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The Lost NW

The Lost NW

Author: Alex Shearer Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/02/2006

Literature for life An accessible beautifully written and gripping page-turner

Gangsta Rap

Gangsta Rap

Author: Benjamin Zephaniah Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/02/2006

An accessible urban story of grit and of hope.

Tins

Tins

Author: Alex Shearer Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/01/2007

Comedy, horror and thriller in one fantastic read

The Black Book of Secrets

The Black Book of Secrets

Author: F. Higgins Format: Hardback Release Date: 21/02/2008

Deliciously dark, gothic historical fantasy

The Prince of Mist NWS

The Prince of Mist NWS

Author: Carlos Zafon Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/12/2010

A chilling tale of wrecked ships, lost souls and a fight against the ultimate villain

Six Shakespeare Stories

Six Shakespeare Stories

Author: Leon Garfield Format: Hardback Release Date: 22/10/2012

Literature for life