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My Brother Simple

Marie-Aude Murail “Simple”, translated by Adriana Hunter (Bloomsbury Children’s Books) Kleber is starting his second year of sixth-form at the prestigious Lycée Henri IV and as well as worrying about the school year ahead, he must also find himself and his older brother, Barnaby, somewhere to live. Barnaby, known as Simple, is twenty-two years old but has …

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HANSEL & GRETEL WEEK (1): Sweetly

Jackson Pearce(Hodder Children’s Books) When they were children , Gretchen’s identical twin sister was snatched while they and older brother Ansel were walking in the forest. Nobody knows what happened to her, but Gretchen vividly remembers being hunted by something big with yellow eyes and has always assumed  it was the witch that, according to legend, lived around …

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TimeRiders

Alex Scarrow(Puffin) Liam O’Connor (1912), Maddy Carter (2010), Sal Vikram (2026). Three teenagers, living decades away from each other are suddenly thrown together in a small room near Brooklyn Bridge, in September 2001. They have one things in common: all three should have died, all three were given the choice to turn away from their …

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Tomorrow When the War Began

John Marsden(Quercus) When seventeen year-old Ellie Linton decides to “go bush” with her school friends for a final adventure before going back to school and leaves her home town of Wirrawee behind, she can’t know that she is also leaving life as she knows it behind. While the seven friends are having fun in an isolated idyllic spot …

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