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The War that Saved my Life
Ada has never left her one-room flat. Her mother is too humiliated by her daughter's twisted foot to let her outside. When her little brother is evacuated from London during World War II, Ada sneaks out to join him.
The Dollmaker of Krakow
In the land of dolls, there is magic.
In the land of humans, there is war.
Everywhere there is pain.
But together there is hope.
The Blossom and the Firefly
Taro is a talented violinist and a kamikaze pilot in the days before his first and only mission. Hana hasn't been the same since the day she was buried alive in a collapsed trench during a bomb raid. A song will bring them together. The war will tear them apart.
The End of the World is Bigger than Love
She said we didn’t know what the world out there had become. We had been alone there so long on that tiny island, in that tiny church.
But in the night, I couldn’t bear it.
My chest beat like wings.
Is it possible for two very different teenagers to fall in love despite high barbed-wire fences and a political wilderness between them? A story about two teenagers separated by cultural differences, their parents’ expectations and twenty kilometres of barbed-wire fence.
The Ones that Disappeared
Kept by a ruthless gang, three children manage to escape from slavery. But freedom isn't just waiting on the outside. Separated, scared and looking after a small child, the children must fight for the courage to be free.
No Safe Place
Orphaned and plagued with the grief of losing everyone he loves, fifteen-year-old Abdul has made a long, fraught journey from his war-torn home in Baghdad, only to end up in The Jungle -- the squalid, makeshift migrant community in Calais.
The Bone Sparrow
Subhi's imagination is as big as the ocean and wide as the sky, but his world is much smaller: he's spent his whole life in an immigration detention centre. When he meets Jimmie on the other side of the wire fence, can the two find comfort and possibly even freedom?
I am not a Number
The Traditionals have been voted to lead the country, winning people over with talks of healing a broken society, of stronger families and safer streets. They promised a happier future for everyone. They didn't promise this.
Counting by 7s
Adpoted as a baby, Willow is self sufficient and not at all bothered by her oddness, and her parents love and accept her idiosyncrasies. But thier unexpected death in a car crash means that she can no longer avoid facing the challenge of being human.
When Aisha meets a pale, skinny boy called Richard in the girls' toilets, she is as surprised to meet a 1940s boy as he is to see a Somali girl.When Aisha discovers the horrifying events of her school's past, she must warn Richard about what is going to happen.
Wen Zhou is the only child of Chinese immigrants whose move to the lucky country has proven to be not so lucky. When tragedy strikes, it will take all of Wen’s resilience and resourcefulness to get herself and Henry through the storm that follows.