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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 33 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Earth is Singing by Vanessa Curtis
    The Earth is Singing - by Vanessa Curtis

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474958660 | ISBN 10: 1474958664

    My name is Hanna. I am 15. I am Latvian. I live with my mother and grandmother. My father is missing, taken by the Russians. I have a boyfriend and I’m training to be a dancer. But none of that is important any more. Because the Nazis have arrived, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein by Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil
    Playing Atari with Saddam Hussein - by Jennifer Roy and Ali Fadhil

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786074669 | ISBN 10: 1786074664

    Video game villains and real-life dictators dominate daily life for eleven-year-old Ali.   Ali Fadhil has very simple likes and dislikes. It is 1991 in Iraq and all Ali wants to do is read his comics and play football and video games. But Pres ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pax by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen
    Pax - by Sara Pennypacker, illustrated by Jon Klassen

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008158286 | ISBN 10: 0008158282

    The moving story of the extraordinary friendship between a boy and his fox and their epic journey to be reunited. Beautifully illustrated by multi-award winner, Jon Klassen.   Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by his ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird
    Kiss the Dust - by Elizabeth Laird

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509826728 | ISBN 10: 1509826726

    Kiss the Dust by Elizabeth Laird is an unforgettable, award-winning novel of conflict, persecution and the hardships faced by refugees.   Tara is an ordinary teenager. Although her country, Kurdistan, is caught up in a war, the fighting seems far ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Dangerous Crossing by Jane Mitchell
    A Dangerous Crossing - by Jane Mitchell

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910411582 | ISBN 10: 1910411582

    Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous places. They come under fire; they are fle ... more

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  • Cover image of book Margot and Me by Juno Dawson
    Margot and Me - by Juno Dawson

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471406089 | ISBN 10: 1471406083

    How can you hate someone in the present and love them in the past? Fliss's mum needs peace and quiet to recuperate from a long illness, so they both move to the countryside to live with Margot, Fliss's stern and bullying grandmother.  Life on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan
    The Bombs That Brought Us Together - by Brian Conaghan

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408855768 | ISBN 10: 1408855763

    Fourteen-year-old Charlie Law has lived in Little Town, on the border with Old Country, all his life. He knows the rules: no going out after dark; no drinking; no litter; no fighting. You don't want to get on the wrong side of the people who run Litt ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell
    The Wolf Wilder - by Katherine Rundell

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781408854853 | ISBN 10: 1408854856

    Feodora and her mother live in the snowbound woods of Russia, in a house full of food and fireplaces. Ten minutes away, in a ruined chapel, lives a pack of wolves. Feodora's mother is a wolf wilder, and Feo is a wolf wilder in training. A wolf wilder ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name
    My Name's Not Friday - by Jon Walter

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910989180 | ISBN 10: 1910989185

    Samuel was never supposed to be a slave. But when he protects his brother by taking the blame for something he didn’t do, his life is changed completely. And now they don’t call him Samuel any more...   This is a beautiful and moving story ... more

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  • Cover image of book Postcards from No Man
    Postcards from No Man's Land - by Aidan Chambers

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780141371689 | ISBN 10: 0141371684

    Aidan Chambers' Carnegie-medal winning novel is about love, discovery and betrayal. It is one of The Originals from Penguin - iconic, outspoken, first.   Jacob, aged 17, is abroad on his own for the time, visiting his grandfather's grave at th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl in the Blue Coat by Monica Hesse
    The Girl in the Blue Coat - by Monica Hesse

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781447295013 | ISBN 10: 1447295013

    Amsterdam, 1943   Hanneke spends her days procuring and delivering sought-after black-market goods to paying customers, her nights hiding the true nature of her work from her concerned parents, and every waking moment mourning her boyfriend, w ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pomegranate Tree by Vanessa Altin
    The Pomegranate Tree - by Vanessa Altin

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780992872892 | ISBN 10: 0992872898

    It wasn't even a proper diary...no dates or days or even 365 pages. But after this morning I'd be surprised to make it to the end of the week - so seven pages would be plenty. As we sat in the little courtyard listening to the gunfire in the streets ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tinder by Sally Gardner, illustrated by David Roberts
    Tinder - by Sally Gardner, illustrated by David Roberts

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780621487 | ISBN 10: 1780621485

    A young soldier, a captive princess, witches, wolves and Death walk hand in hand in Costa Award winner Sally Gardner's exquisitely written new novel inspired by the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale, The Tinderbox. Otto Hundebiss is tired of wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story by Michaela and Elaine DePrince
    Hope in a Ballet Shoe: Orphaned by War, Saved by Ballet: An Extraordinary True Story - by Michaela and Elaine DePrince

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780571314478 | ISBN 10: 0571314473

    Hope in a Ballet Shoe tells the story of Michaela DePrince. Growing up in war-torn Sierra Leone, she witnesses atrocities that no child ever should. Her father is killed by rebels and her mother dies of famine. Sent to an orphanage, Michaela is mistr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liberty
    Liberty's Fire - by Lydia Syson

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471403675 | ISBN 10: 147140367x

    Paris, 1871. Four young people will rewrite their destinies.   Paris is in revolt. After months of siege at the hands of the Prussians, a wind of change is blowing through the city, bringing with it murmurs of a new revolution. Alone and pover ... more

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  • Cover image of book Close to the Wind by Jon Walter
    Close to the Wind - by Jon Walter

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910200179 | ISBN 10: 1910200174

    A war torn country - a town that is burning. A single ship waits at the port for those who can escape. How can a boy and his grandfather hope to get on board? And will they find his mother before it leaves?   When Papa meets two old friends, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trouble on Cable Street by Joan Lingard
    Trouble on Cable Street - by Joan Lingard

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781846471858 | ISBN 10: 1846471850

    London, 1936. Riots are brewing in the East End as a country broken by one war lives in fear of another. With one brother run away to fight for revolution in Spain and the other lured in by the increasingly powerful Fascist movement, Isabella is face ... 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 One Red Shoe by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi
    One Red Shoe - by Karin Gruss and Tobias Krejtschi

    £12.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780987109965 | ISBN 10: 0987109960

    Youre about to go to a place where thousands, even millions, of kids live every day. Youre about to enter a war zone. Theres been an attack. Grabbing his camera, a newspaper photographer rushes to the nearest clinic. What he finds there will ... more

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  • Cover image of book Peace and Conflict by Irene Sabatini
    Peace and Conflict - by Irene Sabatini

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781472114167 | ISBN 10: 1472114167

    This is the story of a young boy's adventures as he takes it upon himself to solve the mystery of an 'evil' old neighbour in Geneva, and a missing auntie in Zimbabwe. Charming, funny and resonant, this is a novel about how one boy comes to understand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Noble Conflict by Malorie Blackman
    Noble Conflict - by Malorie Blackman

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780552554626 | ISBN 10: 0552554626

    Years after a violent war destroyed much of the world, Kaspar has grown up in a society based on peace and harmony. But beyond the city walls, a vicious band of rebels are plotting to tear this peace apart. It is up to the Guardians - an elite peacek ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bone Jack by Sara Crowe
    Bone Jack - by Sara Crowe

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783440054 | ISBN 10: 1783440058

    Ashs dad has returned from war, close to a breakdown and lost in a world of imaginary threats. Meanwhile, Ashs best friend Mark is grieving and has drifted away into his own nightmares. Ashs only escape is his lonely mountain running, training to ... more

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  • Cover image of book War Girls by Adle Geras and others
    War Girls - by Adle Geras and others

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783440603 | ISBN 10: 1783440600

    1914: war has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the same again for those caught up in the conflict. This collection of short stories explores how the First World War changed and shaped the lives of women forever. A courage ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother
    My Brother's Keeper - by Tony Bradman and Tom Bradman

    £5.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408196793 | ISBN 10: 1408196794

    A novel of the First World War.   Alfie signs up for the army aged just 15, carried away by patriotic fervour at the start of the Great War. But life in the trenches is very far from his dreams of glory. It's hard, and cold, and it's boring. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dead Boy
    Dead Boy's Club - by Geoffrey Malone

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780340999608 | ISBN 10: 0340999608

    'If they ever come here,' his father had warned, 'drop everything. Just run and hide!' And now they were here. God's Freedom Army or whatever their name was. Bringers of blood and suffering. Rebels! Killers! Every one of them. Hundreds of thousa ... more

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  • Cover image of book A World Between Us by Lydia Syson
    A World Between Us - by Lydia Syson

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781471400094 | ISBN 10: 1471400093

    Spain, 1936. Felix, a spirited young nurse, has travelled to Spain to help the cause of the Republicans in the Spanish Civil War. But she is also following Nat, a passionate young man who has joined the International Brigades fighting Franco. And Geo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet
    Life: An Exploded Diagram - by Mal Peet

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781844281008 | ISBN 10: 1844281000

    A brilliant coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the Cold War and events leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis.   Clem Ackroyd lives with his parents and grandmother in a claustrophobic home too small to accommodate their larg ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chanda
    Chanda's Wars - by Allan Stratton

    £5.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780060872656 | ISBN 10: 0060872659

    She promised her mama she'd keep them safe.   It's been six months since Mama died, and Chanda is struggling to raise her little brother and sister. Determined to end a family feud, she takes them to her relatives' remote rural village. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book The H-bomb Girl by Stephen Baxter
    The H-bomb Girl - by Stephen Baxter

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780571232802 | ISBN 10: 0571232809

    Liverpool 1962. A place and time of danger and passion.  A thrilling new music is bursting on to the grey streets of the post-war city: a music that electrifies, a music that promises to change everything.  But in Cuba, on the other side of ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother Johnny by Francesco D
    My Brother Johnny - by Francesco D'Adamo, translated by Sian Williams

    £6.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780955156632 | ISBN 10: 0955156637

    Johnny, the local hero, has been flying bombing missions on the war Over There. When he suddenly returns home, broken, a shadow of his former self, people want to know the reason why.  Piece by piece, his story emerges through the eyes of his yo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cinnamon Tree by Aubrey Flegg
    The Cinnamon Tree - by Aubrey Flegg

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780862786571 | ISBN 10: 0862786576

    Yola's leg is blown off by a landmine and her life in Africa is changed forever. When Yola travels to Ireland to be fitted with an artificial leg and meets seventeen-year-old Fintan, she little realises that they will soon be involved in an internat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Secrets in the Fire by Henning Mankell, translated by Anne Conn
    Secrets in the Fire - by Henning Mankell, translated by Anne Conn

    £4.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781865081816 | ISBN 10: 1865081817

    'It was the most dangerous thing she could have done. But Sofia was only playing - pushing and shoving and laughing with her sister as they ran out to the fields one pearly dawn. Sofia didn't mean to step off the path. She didn't mean to tread on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Soldier by Bernard Ashley
    The Little Soldier - by Bernard Ashley

    £6.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781860398797 | ISBN 10: 1860398790

    When Kaninda survives a brutal attack on his village in East Africa he joins the rebel army, where he's trained to carry weapons, and to use them. But aid workers take him to London where he fetches up in a comprehensive school. Clan and tribal c ... more

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