The Forgettery

Amelia’s granny forgets lots of things. Little things, like where she put her glasses, and big things like people and places. But everything anyone has ever forgotten is stored in The Forgettery, and there Amelia and her granny learn the power of making memories. Filled with warmth and gentle humour, The Forgettery is a beautifully […]

One in a Hundred Thousand

Fifteen-year-old Sander wishes he was like everyone else. But Sander has a rare medical condition that affects one in a hundred thousand people. It means his growth is stunted, and it seems the biggest, strongest and loudest guys get all the attention. But Sander notices the little things other people miss, and he’s about to […]

Three Things I Know Are true

Fans of Jandy Nelson and Marieke Nijkamp will love this deeply moving novel in verse about the aftermath of a gun accident. Life changes forever for Liv when her older brother, Jonah, accidentally shoots himself with his best friend Clay’s father’s gun. Now Jonah needs round-the-clock care just to stay alive, and Liv feels like […]

The Sea in Winter

In this evocative and heartwarming novel for readers who loved The Thing About Jellyfish, the author of I Can Make This Promise tells the story of a Native American girl struggling to find her joy again. It’s been a hard year for Maisie Cannon, ever since she hurt her leg and could not keep up […]

Penguin Bloom Young Readers’ Edition

I guess we all kinda knew our life was perfect and that we wouldn’t change a thing. But sometimes you don’t get that choice, do you? Sometimes stuff happens that you would do anything to try to avoid. But you can’t. And that’s what happened to us. Penguin Bloom tells the true story of Sam […]

Turtle Boy

The heartwarming and heartbreaking story of a boy who’s afraid to live, learning to embrace the life he has from a boy who soon may die. 12-year-old Will likes two things: turtles and the local nature preserve. Everything else is a nightmare, because Will has a facial difference that has earned him an unfortunate nickname. […]

I Believe I Can

I Believe I Can is an affirmation for boys and girls of every background to love and believe in themselves. Actress and activist Grace Byers and artist Keturah A. Bobo return with another gorgeously illustrated new classic that’s the perfect gift for baby showers, birthdays, or just for reading at home again and again. ‘My […]

Wink

Surviving school with one eye open. Ross Maloy just wants to fit in. But after he is diagnosed with a rare eye cancer in Year Seven, he suddenly becomes the ‘cancer kid’ of his school. Now he has to deal with weird hats, a squinty eye and – hardest of all – disappearing friends, social […]

The Long Distance Playlist

Told primarily in instant messenger conversations, Skype, emails and texts, this is Jaclyn Moriarty’s Feeling Sorry for Celia for the modern teen. Taylor and Isolde used to be best friends – before THAT FIGHT, 18 months ago. It’s been radio silence ever since – until Taylor contacts Isolde to sympathise with her breakup: the breakup […]