Reviewer:

Amy Stanley

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As Long as the Lemon Trees Grow

Eighteen year old Salama volunteers as a nurse at her local hospital in Syria. For fifty years, the country has been under dictatorship, and the Free Syrian Army has taken to the streets to protect civilians.

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Bob Vs the Selfie Zombies

Meet eleven-year-old Robert (Bob) Trebor. Add in Bob’s best friend Malcolm and the pair make up the awesome band known as Tentacles of Time. There’s just one more thing you need to know about Bob … he’s a time traveller.

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Montgomery Bonbon: Murder at the Museum

Ten-year-old Bonnie Montgomery loves hanging out with Grampa Banks and solving crimes. Her skills are about to be put to the test – someone has just been murdered in the local Hornville Museum! But who will take her seriously? After all, she’s only ten.

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I Got This

Erin is a young girl who dares to dream. So when her favourite girl band Fusion announces that they’re holding a competition to find someone to be in their next music video, she is determined to prove to herself and others that she can win. Erin has more than one reason to do this. She has achondroplasia (the most common form of dwarfism), and so does her brother Joe. She wants to show him that this won’t get in the way of them achieving anything they want from life. But she has a lot of work to do if she’s going to win that prize.

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All Together Now

The Dick, Kerr girls are back and ready for another round! This time, we follow the life of Martha, younger sister to Hettie and Freddie. When Martha is invited to join the Dick, Kerr Ladies Football team for training, she can hardly believe her luck. But soon the pressure of living up to their expectations creeps up on her, and she questions herself and her abilities. The local boys are treating her differently, and life at home is becoming more complicated. Growing up is proving to be more difficult than she could have ever imagined.

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Witchlings

It’s the night of the Black Moon Ceremony in the town of Ravenskill, and Witchling Seven Salazar can’t wait! Tonight, all the young Witchlings in town will be placed in their covens, where they will learn more advanced magic and one day become fully fledged witches.

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The Boy Whose Wishes Came True

Meet eleven-year-old Archie Crumb, a boy whose luck seems to have run out. Ever since his dad left, things have gone completely wrong. School is the worst: the other kids tease him, and he’s nearly always picked last for football. As if that wasn’t enough, his mother’s illness means she hasn’t left the house in months. Just when it seems like all hope is lost, a chance encounter with famous footballer Lucas Bailey leads to a gift that may just be the answer to all of his problems. But soon Archie is left to wonder, can wishes solve everything? Or is the answer found within?

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Utterly Dark and the Face of the Deep

For as long as she can remember, Utterly has felt drawn to the sea. As a baby, she was found along the shores of the Autumn Isles by Andrewe Dark, her caretaker and the Watcher of Wildsea. Strange things happen there. At night, Utterly swears that she can hear the waves calling out her name. However no one seems to believe her when she talks about it. Or perhaps they simply don’t want to.

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Imaginary

Sometimes reality can be hard. Zach knows this all too well. Maybe that’s why he became so close with Shovel, his imaginary friend. They went on endless adventures together when he was younger. All of Zach’s friends had their own imaginary friends too. No one thought it was weird back then.

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Amari and the Night Brothers

Thirteen-year-old Amari Peters has a problem. Her brother Quinton is missing, and has been for months. While the police seem convinced that he was involved in something illegal, she believes something happened to him at his job (which he never speaks about). After months of silence, late one night she discovers a ticking briefcase in his closet that may lead her to the one place that can answer all of her questions – the mysterious Bureau of Supernatural Affairs. But can she find the answers she needs to save her brother in time?