The Umbrella Mouse
by Anna Fargher
A beautifully written animal adventure set in World War II, with tragedy and heroism in equal measure.
A Girl Called Justice
by Elly Griffiths
The first in a series of children's books by the writer of the best-selling Ruth Galloway novels, published in May 2019.
Potkin and Stubbs
by Sophie Green
A fabulous, inventive, funny, detective-ghost story which is the first of a trilogy. And what a great cover!
The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree
by Paola Peretti
A charming, poignant tale of a young girl who is facing the loss of her sight.
Buried Crown
by Ally Sherrick
Set in wartime Suffolk, steeped in the myths of the Sutton Hoo finds, this is a story of friendship, courage, superstition and faith.
Boy 87
by Ele Fountain
Prompted by news reports of children fleeing war and poverty, this is a powerful story of hope and friendship in terrible, terrifying circumstances.
Black Powder
by Ally Sherrick
A story of violence, cruelty and betrayal, while also celebrating courage, loyalty and friendship. Stunning!
Liar and Spy
by Rebecca Stead
Ghost Boys
by Jewell Parker Rhodes
A stunning book for young readers. Powerful, challenging and incredibly sad, as this explores racism in the US.
The List of Real Things
by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
Grace and Bee's parents have died suddenly and the two girls are dealing with their deaths very differently. A charming, beautiful and moving book, due to be published on 29 March 2018.