Book List in Order: 14 titles

  • A quirky comedy about a family of inventors by Rachel Anderson with brilliant illustrations from Chris Jevons.Harry lives in a house full of inventors and experiments. So when he breaks his arm, his mum installs a reaching, grabbing and twirling inve...


  • Surprise! Eleven year old, Emily Hanover learns that her neighbor's golden retriever had a litter of pups. Mutt pups! When she finds out her neighbor doesn’t want them, Emily is determined to rescue them and keep them a secret. She soon fin...


  • It is the late 1950s: teenagers have barely begun to be invented. Ruth and her older sister Mary struggle with the chaos of their parents' attempts to support five children by renting a rambling country house and running it as a holiday home for chil...


  • Grandmother's Footsteps begins on the day the Second World War ends, seen through the eyes of the bewildered young Ruth. Mesmerised and terrified by the break-up of the wartime world she is so used to, scared by her mother's disappearance to London ...


  • 'Throughout the years that Veritas has spent trying to rear me, there's one essential truth she's always stuck to. 'Love is stronger than mountains.' My mother's name meant truth. But could any of us trust her to tell the truth about our family?' Can...


  • Hamish is sensible, conscientious, and respectable, friends with the good boys, stays away from the bad ones. When his father is murdered in an act of random violence, Hamish’s world turns upside down. Angry and alienated, Hamish begins to lose his...


  • This toddler-friendly story focuses on a young child's reaction to the unborn baby inside his mother's growing tummy. The story is a good introduction to size and growth, as the baby grows from the size of a dot to a peanut and more....


  • Hannah has a plush home-life. That is, until her father goes bankrupt. This brings the end of the easy life and the start of something altogether harsher. Then she meets Miss Ada and Miss Lily - now in their nineties - and is drawn into their memorie...


  • After the failure of quack cures for his "falling sickness," Albert, an epileptic boy in Victorian England, must rely on his own resources and talents to cope with his disability and make a life for himself. By the author of The Bus People. ...






  • Bertram drives his bus every morning and afternoon for a very special crew. Some don’t talk, some can’t walk; everyone is different in some way or another. But in spite of the barriers that set these passengers apart, each one has his own or her ...





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    Paper Faces by Rachel AndersonThe pale young soldier in the silver frame stared serenely out across the wide spaces of the kitchen with faraway forget-me-not eyes. Dot tried to remember her father's face from the brownish photo which Gloria kept in h...