People and society

Children's stories and books about people and society

Books about family, feelings and stories with values

12+ years

Hunger

Michael Grant

Hunger

The clock is ticking for Sam Temple and the kids of Perdido Beach but it's not the big one-five that they face now; it's starvation that threatens the FAYZ. In an abandoned mine shaft a faceless animal lurks ...

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12+ years

Salvage

Keren David

Salvage

Aidan Jones was my brother. But I couldn't really remember his face. I couldn't remember talking to him or playing with him. He was just a gap, an absence, a missing person. Before she was adopted by a ...

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14+ years

The Last Summer of Us

Maggie Harcourt

The Last Summer of Us

Limpet, Steffan and Jared. Three best friends crammed into a clapped-out rust bucket of a car on a whirlwind road trip to forget their troubles and see out the end of the summer. But no matter how far they drive ...

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5+ years

I Love My Granny

Giles Andreae, Emma Dodd

I Love My Granny

I love my granny. Can you tell? She says I'm pretty great as well! The joy of spending a fun-filled day with granny is explored with warmth and humour. The perfect present for every family, this book will delight ...

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9-11 years

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

John Boyne, Oliver Jeffers

The Terrible Thing That Happened to Barnaby Brocket

There's nothing unusual about the Brockets. Normal, respectable and proud of it, they turn up their noses at anyone different. But from the moment Barnaby Brocket comes into the world, it's clear he's anything but ordinary. To ...

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8-12 years

Wonder

R. J. Palacio

Wonder

'My name is August. I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.' Auggie wants to be an ordinary ten-year-old. He does ordinary things - eating ice cream, playing on his Xbox. He feels ...

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13+ years

A Monster Calls

Siobhan Dowd, Jim Kay

A Monster Calls

The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been expecting the one from his nightmare, the one he's had nearly every night since his mother ...

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3+ years

The Big Book of Equestria

My Little Pony

The Big Book of Equestria

Welcome to Equestria, a world of friendship and magic. Meet Twilight Sparkle and her best friends as they explore the land of Equestria, from Ponyville to Canterlot. Join the pony friends on their adventures and discover secrets, magic and fun ...

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