Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • It's 1940 and Nazi bombs are raining down on London, but 13-year-old bike messenger Jack has just discovered something unbelievable: a stray dog with a surprising talent.Jack navigates the smoky, ash-covered streets of London amid air raid sirens and...





  • Nine-year-old Rudi and his beloved dog Hanno escape from Nazi Germany, but Rudi soon learns he'll have to protect Hanno from an entirely new threat in this thrilling reimagining of a little known World War II event.What if you had to leave your dog b...



  • Josie has a secret: her mother is a hoarder. Tasha has a secret, too: her mother’s new boyfriend keeps trying to sneak into her room and seduce her. The two 16-year-olds don’t get along at school, but one night Tasha bolts from her dangerous home...



  • An exciting as well as thought-provoking novel about a teen who finds an injured illegal immigrant and must make a complex moral decision about his fate. For fourteen-year-old Alix, life on Hayling Island off the coast of England seems insulated f...



  • What happened to the animals before and during the war is glossed over. This book fills perfectly a gap in children's war literature and it's a subtle fable about asylum seekers.It is late August 1939: Britain is on the brink of war, and preparations...



  • If Jemma had lived, none of this would have happened. I'd have been too busy to get dragged into this filthy, illegal business...' Since Lindy's baby sister died, her family have been caught in a downward spiral. Her brothers are in prison and her pa...



  • "ÔThe vitality, freshness and originality of vision in Miriam Halahmy's work compels us to read on. In Cutting Pomegranates, as in her first collection, Stir Crazy, she invests everyday things with a life of their own and with wide-ranging resonance...