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Recommendations age +12

Our publishing team chooses the best children’s and teens’ books every day. Our latest recommendations for children from ages 12 and above.

8-12 years

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright

Christopher Edge

The Many Worlds of Albie Bright

When Albie's mum dies, it's natural he should wonder where she's gone. His parents are both scientists and they usually have all the answers. Dad mutters something about Albie's mum being alive and with them in ...

£4.89 £6.99

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12+ years

We Come Apart

Brian Conaghan

We Come Apart

Jess would never have looked twice at Nicu if her friends hadn't left her in the lurch. Nicu is all big eyes and ill-fitting clothes. He's working on his English but he has to practise with the teachers ...

£9.09 £12.99

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12+ years

Wing Jones

Katherine Webber

Wing Jones

For fans of David Levithan, Jandy Nelson and Rainbow Rowell: a sweeping story about love and family from an exceptional new voice in YA. With a grandmother from China and another from Ghana, fifteen-year-old Wing Jones is often caught between ...

£5.59 £7.99

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9+ years

Quidditch Through the Ages

J. K. Rowling

Quidditch Through the Ages

Did you know that : there are 700 ways of committing a foul in Quidditch? The game first began to evolve on Queerditch Marsh? What Bumphing is? That Puddlemere United is oldest team in the Britain and Ireland league? (founded 1163 ...

£4.19 £5.99

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8-12 years

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Did you know that Ray Charles lost his little brother at five, his sight when he was seven and his mother at fifteen? It is at this point that he decides to leave school to dedicate his life to music ...

£15.95

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8-12 years

Ella Fitzgerald

Remi Courgeon

Ella Fitzgerald

Did you know that Ella loved playing baseball as a child? She initially dreams of becoming a dancer and decides to enter a dance competition, in which she takes first prize, but for singing, not dancing! Follow Ella's rise ...

£11.16 £15.95

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12+ years

Life in a Fishbowl

Len Vlahos

Life in a Fishbowl

Jackie's life wasn't perfect, but at least it was normal. That is, until her dad received a terminal cancer diagnosis. Then he went and did what anyone faced with mountains of medical bills and a family to support ...

£5.59 £7.99

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9+ years

20 Shakespeare Children's Stories

William Shakespeare

20 Shakespeare Children's Stories

A complete set of 20 stories by our favourite playwright, William Shakespeare - an excellent way to introduce young readers to these classic. These beautifully illustrated books have been thoughtfully narrated and simplified for an easy read. Children will love these ...

£19.95 £28.50

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