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					This booklet has an alphabetical list of books that are all available in the School Library. They have been given a broad theme. Some books fall into more than one theme, but only the main theme has been used. You should locate the books in the Library, using the Alice catalogue, and read the blurb as well as reading the first couple of pages before making a decision. THEMES Life issues – books about how crime, religion, health, homelessness or bullying affects us. Fantasy – this refers to books where the author has created a new or different world. Historical – stories set in the past, including the 20th century and Second World War. Prejudice – stories where people are discriminated against because of race or simply because they are different from the majority of people. Relationships – stories about relationships between young people. This covers different types of relationships eg. romantic, friendly, problematic. Science fiction – books set in the future, where the world is a very different place. Horror – stories that set out to scare! Family – books that examine the way people interact within a family setting. Biography – a person’s life story. Thriller – books that are all action or keep you on the edge of your seat. Humour – books that make you laugh out loud. Mystery – either a crime story or a book with a mystery to solve.

ALMOND, David

The fire-eaters Counting stars Heaven eyes Kit’s wilderness The looking glass wars Seeing Redd Exodus Zenith The boy in the striped pyjamas Kissing the rain Lucas Martyn Pig Sword of Shannara The magician’s guild Novice The high lord Sea change Leaving Poppy Looking for JJ Scarlett Lucky star Driftwood The prince and the snowgirl Al Capone does my shirts Against the day

War Relationships Relationships Relationships Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Historical

BEDDOR, Frank

BERTAGNA, Julie

BOYNE, John

BROOKS, Kevin

Life issues Prejudice Thriller Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Relationships Thriller Life issues Family Relationships Life issues Humour Relationships Historical

BROOKS, Terry CANAVAN, Trudi

CANN, Kate

CASSIDY, Anne CASSIDY, Cathy

CHESHIRE, Simon CHOLDENKO, Gennifer CRONIN, Michael

CROSS, Gillian CROGGON, Alison

Calling a dead man The gift The riddle The crow The named The dark The key A gathering light The city of ember Magician’s gambit Queen of sorcery Pawn of prophecy

Thriller Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Family Science fiction Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy

CURLEY, Marianne

DONNELLY, Jennifer DUPRAU, Jeanne EDDINGS, David

FATTAH, Randa Abdel FINE, Anne FORDE, Catherine FUNKE, Cornelia

Does my head look big in this? Humour The road of bones The drowning pond The thief lord Inkheart August ’44 Creepers The fearful Happy Warehouse Across the nightingale floor Grass for his pillow Brilliance of the moon Life issues Life issues Fantasy Fantasy Historical Adventure Horror Relationships Life issues Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy

GERBER, Carlo GRAY, Keith

HEARN, Lian

HADDON, Mark

The curious incident of the dog in the night time Piper Jigsaw Blade of fire The cry of the icemark Incantation A song for summer The raging quiet Dance of the assassins Devil’s tango Jacob’s ladder Silent to the bone Piratica Chinese Cinderella Mondays are red Seeker Jango The wind singer Slaves of the mastery Firesong Sabriel Abhorsen Lirael

Mystery

HARPER, Meg HEDGES, Carol HILL, Stuart

Science fiction Life issues Fantasy Fantasy Relationships Relationships Prejudice Mystery Mystery Mystery Mystery Thriller Biography Life issues Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy

HOFFMAN, Alice IBBOTSON, Eva JORDAN, Sherryl JUBERT, Herve

KEANEY, Brian KONIGSBURG, E.L. LEE, Tanith MAH, Adeline Yen MORGAN, Nicola NICHOLSON, William

NIX, Garth

NIX, Garth OATES, Joyce Carol

Shade’s children Freaky green eyes Big mouth, ugly girl Fallen star Animal farm Traitor Wolf brother Spirit walker Soul eater Outcast Oath breaker Wintersmith Wee free men Northern lights The subtle knife The amber spyglass Mortal engines Truth or dare The cunning man The vanished Witch child The devil’s footsteps The house of windjammer What I was How I live now

Fantasy Family Relationships Prejudice Fantasy Historical Historical Historical Historical Historical Historical Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Family Horror Horror Prejudice Horror Historical Relationships Science fiction

O’NEILL, Joan ORWELL, George PAUSEWANG, Gudrun PAVER, Michelle

PRATCHETT, Terry

PULLMAN, Philip

REEVE, Philip REES, Celia

RICHARDSON, E.E. RICHARDSON, V. A. ROSOFF, Meg

SACHAR, Louis

Holes

Life issues Mystery Mystery Science fiction Mystery Life issues Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy Life issues Fantasy Fantasy Fantasy

SHAW, Christine Morton The riddles of epsilon SHEARER, Alex The lost The hunted The speed of the dark Boot camp The last siege The amulet of Samarkand The golem’s eye Ptolemy’s gate Anita and me Wormwood Shadowmancer The curse of Salamander Street Hitler’s canary The hobbit Raspberries on the Yangze Star dancer Shamanka The forbidden room Face Teacher’s dead

STRASSER, Todd STROUD, Jonathan

SYAL, Meera TAYLOR, G.P.

TOKSVIG, Sandi TOLKIEN, J.R.R. WALLACE, Karen WEBB, Beth WILLIS, Jeanne WRAY, Sarah ZEPHANIAH, Benjamin

Historical Fantasy Relationships Fantasy Fantasy Life issues Prejudice Life issues


				
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