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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.

12+ years

The City Bleeds Gold

Lucy Saxon

The City Bleeds Gold

In this twist-filled fantasy adventure set in the world of Take Back the Skies and The Almost King, a young man must choose between two faces: dangerous master of shadows or beloved of the future queen. Noah is the finest ...

£5.59 £7.99

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12+ years

My Name is Victoria

Lucy Worsley

My Name is Victoria

`You are my sister now,' Victoria said, quietly and solemnly. `Never forget it. I love you like a sister, and you are my only friend in all the world.' Miss V. Conroy is good at keeping secrets. She likes to ...

£4.89 £6.99

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13+ years

Carve the Mark

Veronica Roth

Carve the Mark

Fans of Star Wars and Divergent will revel in internationally bestselling author Veronica Roth's stunning new science-fiction fantasy series. On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favoured by fate, everyone develops a ...

£10.49 £14.99

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8-12 years

Little Bits of Sky

S. E. Durrant, Katie Harnett

Little Bits of Sky

It's 1987 and Ira and Zac are being uprooted once again, this time to Skilly House, a home for social care children. Their lives over the next few years are beautifully realised amongst the antipathy of the authorities, the ...

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8+ years

The Scarecrow of Oz

L. Frank Baum

The Scarecrow of Oz

"And now, if you'll kindly excuse me for a time, I'll go over to the castle and do my conquering."Dragged down through a whirlpool into the fairyland of Mo, Trot and Cap'n Bill must find their ...

£3.49 £4.99

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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 ...

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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 ...

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