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  • The Shaman's Secret

    By Natasha Narayan
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    Natasha Narayan
    The feisty and adventurous Kit is in a coma after being poisoned in China by her arch enemies the Baker Brothers. On board a ship to England, her friends are desperate for a cure. When they hear about an inventor who is working on electricity and Electro Therapy, the group change route to Tombstone, Arizona, western America, to find him. Luckily Kit is cured in time but it's not long before she is in mortal danger once again; one of the dastardly Baker Brothers has turned into a shape shifting Skinwalker and has cursed Kit. The gang must now travel to the Grand Canyon and enlist the help of a Shaman medicine man. But the Wild West is full of dangerous outlaws: ruthless cowboys and highway robbers. Can they navigate though the dangerous Wild West and make it to the Grand Canyon in time? An enthralling journey into the heartland of America filled with danger and discovery.
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  • Shattered Dreams

    By Ellie James
    Authors:
    Ellie James
    Trinity has never known who she really is. Strange dreams haunt her nights, and she has always been able to sense things that others can't. When Jessica, the most popular girl at school, disappears, Trinity realises she will have to draw on her secret abilities to help find her. Soon, Trinity is subject to visions that terrify her and make the police sceptical. As her dreams grow darker and the visions more frightening, Trinity realises she must risk her reputation and her sanity to save a girl who hates her.
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  • Sarah The Sunday Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Naughty Jack Frost has stolen the seven Fairyland Fun Day Flags! Rachel and Kirsty have helped the fairies track down six of the flags, but now Sarah needs their help to find hers so that all days of the week are fun again.
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  • Sienna The Saturday Fairy

    By Daisy Meadows, Georgie Ripper
    Authors:
    Daisy Meadows
    Illustrated by:
    Georgie Ripper
    Naughty Jack Frost has stolen the seven Fairyland Fun Day Flags! In this book, Sienna the Saturday Fairy needs Kirsty's and Rachel's help to track down her flag before the local fashion show is ruined by hordes of marauding goblins...
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  • The Secrets of Ordinary Farm

    By Tad Williams, Deborah Beale, Greg Swearingen
    Authors:
    Tad Williams, Deborah Beale
    Illustrated by:
    Greg Swearingen
    Tyler and Lucinda have returned to a far-from-ordinary place for the summer. Instead of pigs and sheep, this farm is home to dragons, unicorns, flying monkeys... This summer, everything has changed - security fences are everywhere and Ordinary Farm is in no small danger. Shortly after Uncle Gideon declares he wants to leave the farm to Tyler and Lucinda, he goes missing, and the children suspect the evil hand of the witch-housekeeper, Mrs. Needle. But then Gideon just as mysteriously returns, weak and unwell. Mrs. Needle persuades him that the children are conspiring against him and, suddenly, horribly, the tables are turned... So begins an adventure to save the farm, involving a magnificent dragon, magic mirrors and a haunted mine.
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  • Space Rescue

    By Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow, Sonia Leong
    Authors:
    Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow
    Illustrated by:
    Sonia Leong
    You are an astronaut at the United Nations Space Agency. The Agency has lost all contact with the moon base. Can you get to the moon and track down the crew? Or will you choose another path? You are the hero of this book. Only you can decide your own destiny...Kindle version supported by the Kindle Fire, Fire HD, Fire HDX, Fire DX and Paperwhite.This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books children want to read, and books children can read.
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  • The Shoemaker's Boy

    By Joan Aiken, Alan Marks
    Authors:
    Joan Aiken
    Illustrated by:
    Alan Marks
    As Jem, the Shoemaker's boy, works at night in his father's shop he has three strange visitors asking for some silver keys. Jem must keep the silver keys safe, but how...?
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  • Scandals

    By Moira Butterfield
    Authors:
    Moira Butterfield
    Each title of The Olympics examines the the Olympic Games from ancient times, then the revival of the 1890s through to today's multi-million pound business. From the history of the games to which events are included and why, and from scandals to record breakers, The Olympics puts the reader at the centre of the action with fact-packed text, dramatic full-colour photos, facts and statistics.
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    The Shooting Star

    By Rose Impey
    Authors:
    Rose Impey
    Jelly might be rubbish at maths, but she's great at netball and she loves it. So when a ruthless local politician decides to ban competitive sports in school, Jelly is determined to fight. Especially as her team are about to go through to the inter-school finals.
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    Sweetly

    By Jackson Pearce
    Authors:
    Jackson Pearce
    As a child, Gretchen's twin sister was taken by a witch-like monster in the woods. Ever since, Gretchen and her brother, Ansel, have felt the long branches of the witch's forest threatening to make them disappear, too. When their stepmother casts Gretchen and Ansel out as teens, they stumble upon a sleepy Southern town and are invited to stay with Sophia Kelly at her sweet shop. Sophia moulds candied magic: coveted treats that inspire confidence, bravery, and passion. Life seems idyllic and Gretchen and Ansel finally start to forget their haunted past - until Gretchen meets handsome local outcast Samuel, who gives Gretchen a reason to fear Sophia: girls have been vanishing at Sophia's annual chocolate festival, taken by the insatiable 'witch' of Gretchen's nightmares. Can Gretchen save herself, the girls of Live Oak, and Sophia?  Of one thing, Gretchen is certain: a monster is coming, and it will never go away hungry.
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  • School of Meanies

    By Daren King, David Roberts
    Authors:
    Daren King
    Illustrated by:
    David Roberts
    'Ghost School is stupid and rubbish, and, um, I'm not going to Ghost School ever again!' Bumping is Humphrey Bump's best thing - even better than cakes and lollipops! But the nasty headmaster at ghost school doesn't agree. He expels Humphrey for - you've got it! - bumping. So the other ghosties - Agatha, Tabitha and Wither - find Humphrey a place at still-alive school. They are also on hand to help him make friends. Wither invisibly writes a spooky poem on the board, Agatha sends children whirling into the clouds, and they all whisp out of Humphrey's satchel during lessons. The still-alive children are so mean they only run away. But they are nothing compared to the still-alive headmaster who is the biggest bully ever. Can Humphrey gather all the ghosties together to fight the bully, save the school and make lots of new friends?
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    Smoke Trail

    By June Oldham
    Authors:
    June Oldham
    Cora lives with her mother and grandmother in a hamlet in the Yorkshire dales. The three are close, but Cora longs to meet her father, whom she has never seen. She likens him to an unknown man who is reported to have disappeared - 'vanished in a puff of smoke'. Chance events lead Cora to build a fantasy that, in the past, her father has come back to the neighbourhood in order to contact her. A burnt-out car on the moor; burglaries; stolen food - all convince her that her father is nearby and wants to meet her. But the moor is prohibited, and to search for him she has to ignore her loyalty to her mother and grandmother, the warnings given by her mother about her father, and the sensible caution of her friend, Emma ...
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  • Stormcloud

    By Jenny Oldfield
    Authors:
    Jenny Oldfield
    Stormcloud has all the bad habits of an ex-rodeo pony rolled into one. He nips and bites, bucks and rears, kicks out and rides through the bit. Worse still, he tunes in to a nervous rider's worst fears.Keira's uncle, Kevin, has rescued Stormy from the sale barn, paying rock bottom price for a worn out, world weary horse that no one wants. He brings him to Black Pearl Ranch, saying, 'If you can make something of him and sell him on to a decent owner, you can keep the profit.'Keira jumps at the challenge - taking Stormy back to basics, re-schooling him and treating him right. Will Stormy respond? Or have years of mistreatment soured him for good?
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  • Search For Treasure

    By Enid Blyton
    Authors:
    Enid Blyton
    Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy the dog find excitement and adventure wherever they go in Enid Blyton's most popular series. Join the Famous Five on their first adventure to the ruined castle on Kirrin Island - and choose for yourself how the mystery ends. Can you find the submerged wreck and treasure without being captured by ruthless gold hunters? You choose how to reach the treasure, but will you go straight to the gold or be held up by a false trail on the way?This exciting game story is based on Enid Blyton's Five on a Treasure Island. The text in this edition has been sensitively edited for today's reader and is unillustrated.
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    Storm-Voice

    By Judy Allen
    Authors:
    Judy Allen
    For some months, Katie's mother has woken screaming from a recurring nightmare. Katie becomes convinced the dream is a buried childhood memory, and that her mother needs to remember to overcome it. She finds out where her mother grew up and persuades her to go back, ostensibly for a holiday, in reality for Katie to track down her estranged grandfather. The seaside town is out-of-season, bleak, beset by storms and high spring tides, and the subject of a legend that the beach and waters are haunted by the crying of a child and the howling of a grief-stricken man. What emerges are the events of a terrible accident fifty years before, when a cliff fell into the sea, taking cottages and their inhabitants with it. The failure to rescue a small child has haunted Katie's family ever since - an incident depicted in photographs in the museum - the child and a lifeboatman vainly reaching out as a wave sweeps her away. As real and supernatural events build to a stormy climax, Katie uncovers that her mother was the small child used in a filmed re-enactment of the tragedy, terrified at being forced by her father to play the part of the drowning child again and again and again. An uncompromising story of a young child's abuse through the greed and insensitivity of adults, and of the destructive power of guilt.
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    The Stones Of The Moon

    By Judy Allen
    Authors:
    Judy Allen
    It is mid-July, the time of year governed by Cancer - the moon's sign. David's archaeologist father is excavating a Roman mosaic found in Yorkshire. David becomes fascinated by an ancient stone circle on a nearby hillside, but his interest turns to a pervading fear when he touches the stones and gets a powerful electric shock. He befriends Westwood, who has a theory that the stones were used in ancient times to call forth water by chanting 'til the vibrations hit a powerful resonating note. Hence the name 'weeping stones'. And after centuries asleep, something has re-activated them. David's father dismisses Westwood as an eccentric dabbler, and the townspeople throw him out as suspicious and untrustworthy. But Westwood's theory predicts a catastrophic flood - unless David can convince everyone of the stones' extraordinary force, find out what has woken them and turn the power back ...
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    Skins 2: Summer Holiday

    By Jess Britain
    Authors:
    Jess Britain
    Want to know what happened to Mini, Liv, Grace, Alo, Rich and the rest of the Roundview crew the summer before the start of Series 5?With brand new, exclusive storylines this new Skins novel takes you on a rollercoaster journey from Bristol to Newquay and back again. Nothing and no one is quite what they seem ...A must-read for the millions of fans of Skins - the BAFTA-winning, cult E4 TV series.
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    SOS Adventure: Tusk

    By Colin Bateman
    Authors:
    Colin Bateman
    Deep in Africa, Michael and Katya are in desperate danger. The SOS team is having a spot of rest and relaxation - all except its two newest members. Michael and Katya are on a trek through the jungle, where they are threatened by lions, elephants, ivory poachers ... and someone much more unexpected.
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    SOS Adventure: Fire Storm

    By Colin Bateman
    Authors:
    Colin Bateman
    Michael and Katya have travelled with the SOS team to bring fresh water to a small island in the Phillipines. But a series of small earthquakes bring warning that the long-dormant volcano that dominates the island is about to explode back into life. Michael and Katya are in for the most thrilling adventure of their lives ...
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    SOS Adventure: Icequake

    By Colin Bateman
    Authors:
    Colin Bateman
    Baring Island, the Canadian Arctic.Michael and Katya are alone, in the middle of a blizzard.There are wolves snapping at their heels, and somewhere ahead of them, a gigantic polar bear with the taste for human blood.They've come with the SOS team in search of a missing satellite, but now they're just struggling to stay alive.
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