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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 35 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Liverpool and the Slave Trade by Anthony Tibbles
    Liverpool and the Slave Trade - by Anthony Tibbles

    £14.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786941534 | ISBN 10: 1786941538

    During the course of more than four centuries, merchants in Liverpool were responsible for forcibly transporting over a million and a half Africans across the Atlantic to work as enslaved labourers on the plantations of the Caribbean as their ships c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
    Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging - by Afua Hirsch

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705039 | ISBN 10: 1784705039

    Where are you really from?   You’re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British.   So why do people keep asking you where you are from?   Brit(ish) is abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote by Jane Robinson
    Hearts And Minds: The Untold Story of the Great Pilgrimage and How Women Won the Vote - by Jane Robinson

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780857523914 | ISBN 10: 0857523910

    FEATURED ON BBC RADIO 4 'START THE WEEK'.   Set against the colourful background of the entire campaign for women to win the vote, Hearts and Minds tells the remarkable and inspiring story of the suffragists' march on London.   1913: th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fact Cat: Mary Seacole by Izzi Howell
    Fact Cat: Mary Seacole - by Izzi Howell

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526303677 | ISBN 10: 1526303671

    A charming introduction to key curriculum topics for young children.   Find out about the life of Mary Seacole. Read about her childhood and discover how she learned about herbal medicines. Learn about her hotel and shop and find out how she h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic... by Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon
    Life Without Plastic: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic... - by Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781624144257 | ISBN 10: 162414425x

    After the birth of their son, Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon set out on a journey to eliminate plastic baby bottles as the Canadian government moved to ban BPA. When they found it was difficult to procure glass baby bottles, Jay and Chantal made it ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Company of Trees: A Year in a Lifetime
    The Company of Trees: A Year in a Lifetime's Quest - by Thomas Pakenham

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781474606790 | ISBN 10: 1474606792

    Acclaimed historian and bestselling author Thomas Pakenham shares his profound love of trees and reverence for nature, rooted in the family estate of Tullynally in Ireland.   Thomas Pakenham is an indefatigable champion of trees. In The Co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Change: Organising Tomorrow, Today by Jay Naidoo
    Change: Organising Tomorrow, Today - by Jay Naidoo

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781776091805 | ISBN 10: 1776091809

    Unless there is significant change, the world is heading for an explosion. The growing gap between rich and poor is dangerous and unsustainable. The plundering of resources is damaging our planet. Something has to be done.   In this book, Jay ... more

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  • Cover image of book First Love by Gwendoline Riley
    First Love - by Gwendoline Riley

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781783783243 | ISBN 10: 1783783249

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2017   Neve is a writer in her mid-30s married to an older man, Edwyn. For now they are in a place of relative peace, but their past battles have left scars. As Neve recalls the decisions t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Farewell Speeches by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
    Farewell Speeches - by Barack Obama and Michelle Obama

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196886 | ISBN 10: 1612196888

    “Show up. Dive in. Persevere. Sometimes you’ll win. Sometimes you’ll lose.”   The final speeches of the forty-fourth President of the United States, Barack Obama, and First Lady Michelle Obama. Both speeches were instant and moving lan ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother and His Brother by Håkan Lindquist
    My Brother and His Brother - by Håkan Lindquist

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9783959852524 | ISBN 10: 3959852525

    My Brother and His Brother tells the story of 18 year-old Jonas, who throughout his teenage years has been trying to find out about Paul, the brother who died before he was born. Eventually, Jonas discovers that Paul had an intense love aff air with ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Harvest of Thorns by Corban Addison
    A Harvest of Thorns - by Corban Addison

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784295257 | ISBN 10: 1784295256

    A gripping new thriller that blends the nailbiting courtroom drama of John Grisham with the moral heart of Khaled Kosseini,   A beloved American corporation with an explosive secret. A disgraced former journalist looking for redemption. A corp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    Izzy Gizmo - by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780857075130 | ISBN 10: 0857075136

    Meet Izzy Gizmo - a fabulously feisty new character from Pip Jones (Squishy McFluff; Daddy's Sandwich) brought brilliantly to life with exuberant and detailed illustratrions from the best-selling illustrator of Detective Dog, Sara Ogilvie. Shortliste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children
    Children's Literature about Refugees: A Catalyst in the Classroom - by Julia Hope

    £19.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781858566962 | ISBN 10: 1858566967

    'It could happen to anybody', observed one nine-year-old child when her teacher read a book in class about refugees. Fiction provides the perfect conduit for the experiences of refugees so that young refugee students feel their experiences are valida ... more

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  • Cover image of book Renegade: The Life and Times of Darcus Howe by Robin Bunce and Paul Field
    Renegade: The Life and Times of Darcus Howe - by Robin Bunce and Paul Field

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408886205 | ISBN 10: 1408886200

    Born in Trinidad during the dying days of British colonialism, Darcus Howe has become an uncompromising champion of racial justice. The book examines how Howe's unique political outlook was inspired by the example of his friend and mentor C.L.R. Jame ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O
    Princess Princess Ever After - by Katie O'Neill

    £11.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781620103401 | ISBN 10: 1620103400

    When the heroic princess Amira rescues the kind-hearted princess Sadie from her tower prison, neither expects to find a true friend in the bargain. Yet as they adventure across the kingdom, they discover that they bring out the very best in the other ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outside the XY: Black and Brown Queer Masculinity by Morgan Mann Willis
    Outside the XY: Black and Brown Queer Masculinity - by Morgan Mann Willis

    £12.63   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781626013049 | ISBN 10: 1626013047

    Outside the XY: Queer Black and Brown Masculinity is an anthology of more than 50 stories, memories, poems, ideas, essays and letters--all examining what it looks like, feels like, and is like to inhabit masculinity outside of cisgendered manhood as ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Killing Room by Peter May
    The Killing Room - by Peter May

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784291686 | ISBN 10: 1784291684

    Li Yan and Margaret Campbell travel to Shanghai: where a new ally, and a new enemy, await.   THE THIRD CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED CHINA THRILLER, FROM THE MILLION-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE RICHARD AND JUDY BESTSELLER THE BLACKHOUSE.   THE NEW CASE  Whe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mama Can
    Mama Can't Raise No Man - by Robyn Travis

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780995458918 | ISBN 10: 099545891x

    Mama Can’t Raise No Man is a unique and eye-opening exploration of black masculinity. Brimming with intelligent and thought provoking ideas, it cleverly challenges different definitions of manhood, whilst remaining an engaging, witty and at times l ... more

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  • Cover image of book Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla
    Child Soldier: When Boys and Girls are Used in War - by Jessica Dee Humphreys and Michel Chikwanine, illustrated by Claudia Dávilla

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781445145655 | ISBN 10: 1445145650

    If there was ever a book to make you sit up and pay attention, then Child Soldier is it.   Michel Chikwanine was only five-years-old when he was abducted from outside his school by rebel soldiers in The Democratic Republic of Congo. Child Soldier ... more

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  • Cover image of book Left Field: The Memoir of a Lifelong Activist by David Wilson
    Left Field: The Memoir of a Lifelong Activist - by David Wilson

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781783522262 | ISBN 10: 1783522267

    David Wilson has been a gaucho, a teacher, an artist's agent, a documentary filmmaker and playwright, but above all, he has been a lifelong political activist. In the 60s he marched to Aldermaston. In the 70s he protested against the Vietnam War and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kaleidoscope by Laura Taylor
    Kaleidoscope - by Laura Taylor

    £8.00   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780993237058 | ISBN 10: 0993237053

    Laura Taylor was born into a working-class family in the North of England in 1968. She has challenged arbitrary forms of authority all her life. Obsessed with words and language since her early childhood, she believes in the power of poetry as a mean ... more

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  • Cover image of book Despite the Falling Snow by Shamim Sarif
    Despite the Falling Snow - by Shamim Sarif

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781786061072 | ISBN 10: 1786061074

    The enthralling narrative of Shamim Sarif's powerful second novel moves between present day Boston and 1950s Moscow.  After an early career amongst the political elite of Cold War Russia, Alexander Ivanov has built a successful business in the S ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Good Place to Hide: How One Community Saved Thousands from the Nazis in World War II by Peter Grose
    A Good Place to Hide: How One Community Saved Thousands from the Nazis in World War II - by Peter Grose

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781857886498 | ISBN 10: 1857886496

    Nobody asked questions, nobody demanded money and everybody kept their mouths shut.   In the upper reaches of the Loire lies an isolated plateau and the secluded village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. Their whole village was honoured not just by t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield
    The Bear and the Piano - by David Litchfield

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847807182 | ISBN 10: 1847807186

    One day, a young bear stumbles upon something he has never seen before in the forest. As time passes, he teaches himself how to play the strange instrument, and eventually the beautiful sounds are heard by a father and son who are picnicking in the w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Green Earth by Kim Stanley Robinson
    Green Earth - by Kim Stanley Robinson

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780008139544 | ISBN 10: 0008139547

    Green Earth takes the stories first told in Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, and Sixty Days and Counting and combines them in a fully updated, compressed and compelling single volume.  Catastrophe is in the air. Increasingly strang ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Women Will Save the Planet by Friends of the Earth
    Why Women Will Save the Planet - by Friends of the Earth

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783605798 | ISBN 10: 1783605790

    Women's empowerment is critical to environmental sustainability, isn't it? When Friends of the Earth asked this question on Facebook half of respondents said yes and half said no, with women as likely to say no as men.   This collection of ar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland
    Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women - by Bernadette Hyland

    £5.95      (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993224706 | ISBN 10: 0993224709

    Bernadette Hyland interviews nine women from the North of England (including our own Mandy!) who have been active in some of the most important political campaigns of the last forty years, including trade unionism, Women's Liberation, anti-racism, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
    An Unquiet Mind - by Kay Redfield Jamison

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447275282 | ISBN 10: 1447275284

    A definitive examination of manic depression.  With an introduction by Andrew Solomon "It stands alone in the literature of manic depression for its bravery, brilliance and beauty."(Oliver Sacks) I was used to my mind being my best f ... more

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  • Cover image of book On Two Feet and Wings by Abbas Kazerooni
    On Two Feet and Wings - by Abbas Kazerooni

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781743361351 | ISBN 10: 1743361351

    This amazing true story of a boy fleeing Tehran on his own during the Iran-Iraq War provides a powerful child's-eye view of political tumult, separation, survival, dreams and triumphs in a moving memoir that chronicles extraordinary times in an ordin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strike for America by Micah Uetricht
    Strike for America - by Micah Uetricht

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781683255 | ISBN 10: 1781683255

    The Chicago Teachers Union strike was the most important domestic labor struggle so far this century and perhaps for the last forty years and the strongest challenge to the conservative agenda for restructuring education, which advocates for more ... more

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  • Cover image of book Closed Doors by Lisa O
    Closed Doors - by Lisa O'Donnell

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099559160 | ISBN 10: 0099559161

    A powerful tale of love, the loss of innocence and the importance of family in difficult times by the acclaimed author of The Death of Bees, winner of the Commonwealth Book Prize 2013.   There are no strangers in Rothesay, Michael. Everyone k ... more

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  • Cover image of book 1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization by National Geographic
    1001 Inventions and Awesome Facts from Muslim Civilization - by National Geographic

    £9.99   hardback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781426312588 | ISBN 10: 142631258x

    We often think that people from a thousand years ago were living in the Dark Ages. But from the 7th century onward in Muslim civilization there were amazing advances and inventions that still influence our everyday lives.  People living in the M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dyslexia Rules! by Mary Thomas
    Dyslexia Rules! - by Mary Thomas

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781857143720 | ISBN 10: 1857143728

    An Activity Book of basic lessons for severe reading and spelling disability.  This book is made of word lists and exercises that have helped children over a period of many years. The lesson plans are easy and fun to use and with constant rep ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children by Sandra L Pinkney, with photographs by Myles C Pinkney
    Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children - by Sandra L Pinkney, with photographs by Myles C Pinkney

    £7.99   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780439802512 | ISBN 10: 0439802512

    Using poetic language and stunning photographs, the Pinkneys create a remarkable affirmation of the beauty and diversity of African-American children in this board book edition of their bestselling picture book.  Full color. ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Song Flung Up to Heaven by Maya Angelou
    A Song Flung Up to Heaven - by Maya Angelou

    £8.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781844085064 | ISBN 10: 1844085066

    It is 1964 and Maya Angelou is on her way back home, leaving behind her beloved - and now seriously teenage - son Guy, to finish university in Ghana. America is pulsing with the challenge of change, the civil rights movement is in full swing and that ... more

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