Twelve-year-old Hanako and her family, reeling from their confinement in an internment camp, renounce their American citizenship to move to Hiroshima, a city devastated by the atomic bomb dropped by Americans.
Mum won't get out of bed. His best friend has dumped him. And school work is just too difficult. It feels like the world is conspiring against Jayden in this touching and sensitively told story of life as a young carer from beloved author Tony Bradman. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers aged 8+
What do the ingenious sea otter, the incredible shrinking reindeer, the tree-dwelling baby dragon or the Dodo's long-lost cousin have in common?
They are all at risk of disappearing from our world forever. This book is all about the amazing creatures that are now endangered around the globe, from oceans and forests to mountains and snow. Filled with beautiful beasts, glorious illustrations, facts and tales, it will make you fall in love with the animal kingdom - and maybe even try to sav
"A superbly entertaining read." --Kirkus Reviews (starred review) "Will win over teens." --School Library Journal (starred review) A teen boy's world gets turned upside-down when a zoo of exotic animals takes over his small town in this wickedly funny, heartbreakingly honest novel that's perfect for fans of David Arnold.
In Makersville, Indiana, people know all about Ronney--he's from that mixed-race family with the dad who tried to kill himself, the pill-popping mom, and the geni
Zoe en Zoya is n identiese tweeling. Maar dit is waar die ooreenkoms eindig. Terwyl Zoe gedurig haar neus in 'n boek het, is Zoya meer behep met haar voorkoms en ouens. Wanneer Zoe 'n klomp seuns as proefkonyne gebruik vir 'n ekspo-taak, ruk dinge handuit. Zoe weet sy moet beheer vat. En beslis nie staan en verlief raak op haar sussie se kerel nie!
After Tara steals the school mascot in order to make friends with the popular crowd and is caught, she finds herself in a heap of trouble. Her parents decide she must go stay with her aunt, uncle, and bratty cousin in Willow Falls. What Tara doesn't know is that this charmed town has something big in store for her on her 13th birthday.