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Torrent

Torrent

Author: Bernard Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/01/2015

Action and thrills combine to great effect in this low-reading age title from award-winning Bernard Ashley. Tom's on holiday in a French campsite when the nearby dam bursts. As the water thunders down the valley, everyone flees. But Tom's trapped and seems to be in serious trouble when a mysterious moto swings by and saves him. Who is the driver? And how did they save him? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

Under Attack

Under Attack

Author: Jim Eldridge Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/06/2013

The Taliban attack the much-needed hospital Sari and Joe are building in a small Afghan village. When a young girl is injured in the attack, Joe must draw fire away from the village while Sari performs the most dangerous operation of her life. Can Sari and Joe hang on in there? Accomplished author of The Malichea Quest series (Bloomsbury). Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers.

Respect

Respect

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/10/2011

Powerful and inspiring story of Walter Tull, in a brand new edition to commemorate the centenary of World War One. The inspiring true story of Walter Tull, who overcame a tough childhood in a Children's Home to become the first black Premier League football player and the first black infantry officer in the British Army. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard

Author: Andy Croft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/02/2011

Steven Gerrard or 'Stevie G.' as he's known to fans, is one of the most popular and talented players in football. Find out what drove him to rise from his local junior team to captain Liverpool and England in this fantastic biography for reluctant readers.

Doomsday

Doomsday

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/09/2010

Jake's squad have now joined forces with the Krell in the war against The Old Ones and The Krell Elders. Will they ever manage to beat the grown ups and end the war? This is a final instalment in a thrilling sci-fi trilogy. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Out

Out

Author: Joanna Kenrick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/04/2010

Natalie is secretly in love with Will, her best friend. But Will has his own secret: he's gay. Should either of them speak out? Frank and moving school story. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton

Author: Andy Croft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2010

Gripping bio of the first black Formula One driver, who started racing aged 8. Crashes, controversy and championship. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

China Girl

China Girl

Author: David Belbin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/07/2009

Ryan's eyes are opened to people-trafficking when he befriends a young Chinese girl who's come to work for his family. This is a topical drama. Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Hand of Blood

Hand of Blood

Author: Charles Butler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2009

Meg's had a revolutionary hand transplant. But her new limb has it's own agenda. Terrifying horror. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Guilty?

Guilty?

Author: Alan Marks Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2009

Nicky finds a knife. A bully is murdered. Did Nicky do it? The reader decides in this thought -provoking drama. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Dead Men Don't Talk

Dead Men Don't Talk

Author: Cathy Forde Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/01/2009

Sulky teenager Alan's new room contains an unwelcome guest-with a message he needs to listen to. Ghostly horror. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Two Words

Two Words

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/05/2008

Jake and Matt have trained hard for a weekend hiking with the school. They've got the gear, they've got fit - and they've got homework: something 'to keep their minds occupied' while walking. But Jake is more occupied with finishing first and beating Lee Harper. The weekend careers towards a dramatic climax - and Matt returns to school with his homework done in a way he could never have imagined. A heartstopping tragedy. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers of 12+

Alligator

Alligator

Author: Theresa Breslin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2008

Jono didn't mean to buy an alligator. It just sort of happened. His mum's going to kill him...if the alligator doesn't get there first! This is a hilarious comedy. Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Mind Set

Mind Set

Author: Joanna Kenrick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/03/2008

Shaleem is Mark's best mate, and the only Muslim in school. When the bombs go off, the hate starts. Will Mark stand up for Shaleem? Hard-hitting and thought-provoking Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

Author: Andy Croft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2007

Sol Campbell's life is as fascinating off the pitch as on it. From poverty, through his struggle against racism to a millionaire lifestyle. Insider info on a sports superstar. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Death Leap

Death Leap

Author: Simon Chapman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/09/2007

Jake sees a murder. Now the hitmen are after him. Jake needs all his biking skills to survive. Adrenaline-fuelled page-turner. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death

Author: Charles Butler Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2007

Nick's best friend is dead. But that doesn't stop her from texting Nick - and the messages keep on coming...A powerful chiller from a master of horror. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Useless

Useless

Author: Tanya Landman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2007

Rob's real dad walked out.Now a step-dad has taken his place. Rob thinks his step-dad is the enemy-but is that about to change? Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Shark!

Shark!

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2006

Mark knows sharks. He knows how they think, live and hunt. He doesn't know there's a hungry shark out there, right now. And it's heading his way...This is a white-knuckle adventure story. This work features: first class award-winning authors; appealing, gripping plots guaranteed to interest teenagers and provoke discussion; and top quality, age-appropriate illustrations. It is in huge demand - in 2005 over 35 per cent of 14-year-olds were failing to reach their expected standard of literacy. It also features stylish packaging; and extensive trialling by teenagers with the target reading age that ensures accessibility.

Thing

Thing

Author: Chris Powling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/10/2006

Having black button eyes, a zig-zag mouth, a stitched body, the Thing - he used to be Robbie's best friend. Now he's his worst enemy...This is a wickedly chilling horror story. This work features: first class award-winning authors; appealing, gripping plots guaranteed to interest teenagers and provoke discussion; and top quality, age-appropriate illustrations. It is in huge demand - in 2005 over 35 per cent of 14-year-olds were failing to reach their expected standard of literacy. It also features stylish packaging; and extensive trialling by teenagers with the target reading age that ensures accessibility.

Stray

Stray

Author: David Belbin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2006

Stacey is always on the wrong side of the law - but Kev falls in love with the lost girl behind the tough looks. Can he help Stray - or will she drag him down with her? This is a compelling, edgy teen romance. The key features include: first class award-winning authors; appealing, gripping plots guaranteed to interest teenagers and provoke discussion; top quality, age-appropriate illustrations; huge demand - in 2005 over 35 per cent of 14-year-olds were failing to reach their expected standard of literacy; stylish packaging; and extensive trialling by teenagers with the target reading age ensures accessibility.

Speed

Speed

Author: Alison Prince Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2006

Deb's biker boyfriend likes to live - and drive - dangerously. She's hooked on the thrill of speed - but how long before her luck runs out? This is a gritty drama. The key features include: first class award-winning authors; appealing, gripping plots guaranteed to interest teenagers and provoke discussion; top quality, age-appropriate illustrations; huge demand - in 2005 over 35 per cent of 14-year-olds were failing to reach their expected standard of literacy; stylish packaging; and extensive trialling by teenagers with the target reading age ensures accessibility.

Alien

Alien

Author: Tony Bradman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2006

The human race must fight for survival in a world at war with aliens. Hope rests on the shoulders of one teenage soldier...who is about to discover the aliens are not all that they seem...Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Blade

Blade

Author: Chris Powling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2005

Rich is terrified by Toxon, the hardest boy in the school. Can he get revenge? Barrington Stoke specialises in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Smoke

Smoke

Author: Alison Prince Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2005

After losing their dad en route to Glasgow to visit their gran, Pete and Helen are left tot cope on their own. A funny and moving story. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Mutant

Mutant

Author: Theresa Breslin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2005

There's something strange going on at the Genetic Clone Unit - but can Shaun find out what? A timely and chilling story about cloning. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Fight

Fight

Author: Chris Powling Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/06/2005

Matt's mate is the biggest guy in school. Can Matt use him to scare away possible bullies - or is Matt becoming a bully himself? This is a funny and perceptive story. The key features include: first class award-winning authors; appealing, gripping plots guaranteed to interest teenagers and provoke discussion; top quality, age-appropriate illustrations; huge demand - in 2005 over 35 per cent of 14-year-olds were failing to reach their expected standard of literacy; stylish packaging; and extensive trialling by teenagers with the target reading age ensures accessibility.

Coma

Coma

Author: David Belbin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2004

Tod's mad about Lucy, and devasted when a bike accident leaves her in a coma. A heart warming love story. Barrington Stoke specialise in books for reluctant, struggling and dyslexic readers.

Torrent

Torrent

Author: Bernard Ashley Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2004

Action and thrills combine to great effect in this low-reading age title from award-winning Bernard Ashley. Tom's on holiday in a French campsite when the nearby dam bursts. As the water thunders down the valley, everyone flees. But Tom's trapped and seems to be in serious trouble when a mysterious moto swings by and saves him. Who is the driver? And how did they save him? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

The Beast

The Beast

Author: Michaela Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/08/2004

When Robbie and Gaz hear a strange howling sound in the woods behind Robbie's house, they decide it's their chance to take a photo of a big cat and make a fortune selling it to the papers. Nothing quite goes according to plan, but Robbie and Gaz end up famous for entirely different reasons. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar

Author: Andy Croft Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/02/2001

Sachin Tendulkar is widely regarded as one of the greatest batsman in the history of cricket, and is a hero to millions in his native India. This book tells the fascinating story of Sachin Tendulkar's rise from schoolboy prodigy to the dizzy heights of international cricketing superstardom.

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