Recommendations for children 12 to teens

Recommendations for children, 12 to teens


by Andy Mulligan
When work experience goes out of control! A fantastic idea which has produced a gripping and ultimately uplifting thriller.
Between the Lines
by Jodi Picoult
with Samantha Van Leer
What happens when the characters from a fairy tale don't keep to message. A lovely, coming of age book celebrating stories, written by the best-selling author with her daughter.
A World Between Us
by Lydia Syson
A fascinating and moving account of a young nurse who has travelled to help the cause of the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War.
Being Billy
by Phil Earle
A powerful story of rejection, hurt and disappointment but also giving hope and inspiration, about a boy who lives in care.
by Martyn Bedford
Fourteen-year-old Alex wakes up one morning to discover he's not in his own bedroom, and looking into the mirror he doesn't recognise himself. What has happened?
by Ruta Sepetys
A powerful and moving account of a family sent from Lithuania, deported by the Soviets to Siberia at the beginning of the Second World War.
Longbow Girl
by Linda Davies
A thrilling adventure set in Wales with archery, adventure, time travel, romance and a strong female character. It's a brilliant book.