It's little wonder when young people step into the digital world and are bombarded with 'hot takes', calls to cancel 'problematic' individuals, trolls, fake news and celebrity sales pitches they're likely to find it overwhelming and confusing.
"Utterly unique and movingly memorable, a wonderful story about what happens when we take control of our own narrative, and find ways to communicate across the gaps in language. Clever, brilliantly written, and thought-provoking, it will stay with you."
Squid Game meets Agatha Christie in this locked-room virtual reality murder mystery, where the only option is to win - or die trying... _______________Video games have never been more murderous. Veronica wakes up trapped with four strangers in a sprawling manor house in a snow storm with a dead body, a mystery right out of an Agatha Christie novel.
"A gripping, glamorous page-turner." DAILY EXPRESSTotally addictive and packed full of glamour, scandal and romance, Royal Blood is The Princess Diaries with murder, for fans of One Of Us Is Lying, Red, White And Royal Blue and The King Is Dead. Kicked out of her American boarding school, Evan is sent to live with her estranged father, the King of England.
Percy Jackson meets Black Panther: inspired by West African and Igbo history and mythology, this thrilling, action-packed sequel to Cameron Battle and the Hidden Kingdoms sees Cameron and his friends return to Chidani and continue their quest to save the world!
Everyone knows the word 'war'. But very few understand what it truly means. When you find you have to face it, you feel totally lost, walled in by fright and despair.Until you've been there, you don't know what war is. This is the gripping and moving diary of young Ukrainian refugee Yeva Skalietska. It follows twelve days in Ukraine that changed...
The extraordinary - and extraordinarily powerful - follow-up to Hey, Kiddo. When Jarrett J. Krosoczka was in high school, he was part of a programme that sent students to be counsellors at a camp for seriously ill kids and their families.Going into it, Jarrett was worried: wouldn't it be depressing, to be around kids facing such a serious struggle?...
The mega-bestseller that launched a global phenomenon is back - now as a graphic novel! Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her descendants an impossible decision: "You have a choice - one million dollars or a clue." Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world's most powerful family.
An addictive thriller from the most sensational new voice in YA fiction. When sixteen-year-old Asha Kennedy discovers her older sister Maya's dead body in their home, her world falls apart. Desperate for answers, and to stay out of the hands of the social services she grew up in, Asha turns to her hacker friends for help.
"Believable characters and the warmth of Green's writing bring light to a difficult topic" - Observer In the margins of a book's pages, sparks fly as a teenage romance begins. But in this time and place, sparks like these can only ignite trouble. It's 1994 and thanks to Section 28, there can be no mention of gay relationships in UK schools.
"An explosion of imagination - characters, world-building and story are all on point" - Irish ExaminerWhen Tourmaline's mother goes missing on a search for precious artefacts, Tourmaline sets off to find her with her best friend George, her new friend (former foe) Mai and her limitless determination.
The thrilling third volume in the bestselling middle-grade trilogy, beautifully illustrated throughout by Chris Riddell Step through the door in the tree and into another breathtaking adventure. . .When Anneshka's hunt for the greatest kingdom brings her into our world, Imogen and Marie know it's bad news.
'Lush and lavish, Sing Me Forgotten hit all the right notes' Erin A. Craig, New York Times bestselling author of House of Salt and Sorrow 'A deliciously magical feminist twist on the beloved classic The Phantom of the Opera' Kester Grant, Sunday Times bestselling author of The Court of Miracles Isda does not exist. At least not beyond the opulent walls of...
A boy and a bear meet, become friends and have the adventure of their lives! From the author of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant comes another brilliant escapade. The fourth thrilling adventure set in a fictional Sri Lanka is jam-packed with peril, thieves and a terrifying bear!Nuwan works at the library, delivering books.
A poignant and moving LGBTQ+ story that explores sexuality and masculinity with a touch of humour, by twice Carnegie Medal-winner and bestselling author Patrick Ness. Ant Stevenson has many questions, like when did he stop being a virgin? Are there degrees of virginity? And is it different for boys?
The unputdownable second book in the action-packed spy thriller series, where cutting-edge tech meets explosive adventure. Fans of Alex Rider and Young Bond will be hooked on this fast-paced spy series, perfect for gadget-lovers, gamers and thrill seekers. >> "High-tech gadgets and explosive action." THE WEEK JUNIOR>>
A tense, page-turning story that sensitively deals with themes of family upheaval and kleptomania, by the bestselling author of Ella on the Outside. Ren's family lose their home in a fire. They're living with her grandmother now and things are a bit tense.Ren lost her collection of things, her clothes; her brother lost his little bear and is inconsolable.
A thrilling mystery adventure set in Bletchley Park at the start of World War II, based on true events. Perfect for fans of Phil Earle and Hilary McKay. "A highly original, gripping World War II story" - Emma CarrollTwelve-year-old Robyn has grown up in Bletchley Park, where her father works as a driver.
More outrageous and high-intensity action from teen rebel and social-media star Robin Hood and friends as they continue their campaign against the brutal and corrupt powers that be. The sixth episode in the latest bulls-eye hit series from the bestselling author of Cherub.
A two-colour graphic novel about speaking-up and standing out when you feel different. Perfect for fans of Raina Telgemeier How do you find your voice when everyone around you is telling you to be quiet? Frankie is different, and so is her best-friend, Sam. So when they both start secondary school, it's tough.
Run away from what they see. Discover who you are. Maudie and Jake's family is falling to pieces - their mum's been struggling with her grief since they lost Dad and one night she vanishes.When Jake is put into care, Maudie can't take it any more. She comes up with a wild plan to pull their family back together - by kidnapping Jake.
A brilliantly funny young murder mystery from a rising stand-up comedian, podcaster and filmmaker - and exciting new talent in children's fiction. Many people go their whole lives without noticing anything that is afoot, amiss, or even untoward; without ever experiencing that toe-tingling, stomach-twisting sensation that a mystery is about to unfold.
A comprehensive and fully updated guide to the biological mysteries that lie behind teenage behaviour. Contrary to popular (parental) opinion, teenagers are not the deliberately lazy, risk-taking and work-avoiding individuals they sometimes appear to be to the adults around them. During the teenage years the brain is undergoing its most radical and...
The New York Times best-selling series is now a graphic novel! Five Nights at Freddy's fans won't want to miss this pulse-pounding collection of three novella-length comic stories that will keep even the bravest player up at night . . .Oscar, ever the miniature grown-up his mom needs him to be, decides to take something he wants . .