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?
Between Shades of Gray
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.