Doctor Who: The Secret in Vault 13

A Doctor Who Story

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 1405937602

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 9009

Written by best-selling children's author David Solomons! A sinister school where graduation means death . . . A monstrous mystery lurking below a quiet London street . . . A desperate plea for help delivered by . . . hang on. A potted plant? The Doctor has been summoned. The galaxy is in terrible danger, and only a Time Lord can save it. But to do so, she must break in to an ancient vault on a remote and frozen world - from which nobody has ever returned alive . . . Can the Doctor and her friends Yaz, Ryan and Graham uncover the shocking secret in Vault 13? A thrilling, hilarious and scary adventure for the Thirteenth Doctor, as portrayed by Jodie Whittaker. Perfect for younger readers, this will be a must-have for fans, and an ideal introduction to Doctor Who and the brilliant new series airing in autumn 2018.

My Brother Is a Superhero

Author: David Solomons

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0147516056

Category: FICTION

Page: 320

View: 6958

Eleven-year-old Luke, a hardcore fan of comics and superheroes, is jealous when his undeserving older brother Zack is zapped by an alien and turned into a superhero, until a plot to destroy the Earth incapacitates Zack, and Luke, accompanied by Lara, the nosy girl next door, must come to the rescue.

After Iris

A Novel

Author: Natasha Farrant

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0803739826

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 260

View: 9392

Twelve-year-old Bluebell Gadsby's written and video diary chronicles life in a rowdy London family, and how Zoran, the new au pair, and Joss, the troublemaking boy next door, help to pull her out of her shell and cope with the loss of her twin three years before.

The Kite Rider

Author: Geraldine McCaughrean

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192751577

Category: Children's stories

Page: 212

View: 3030

Up and up the wind drew him. Haoyou looked about him and saw the wholeworld beneath him. And it was his. The Great Miao, master of the Jade Circus, offers Haoyou the amazing chance to escape his family's poverty -- by becoming a kite rider. Strapped onto a beautiful scarlet-and-gold kite, Haoyou is sent into the sky, earning money, freedom, and unexpected fame. Miao even plans for Haoyou to perform before Kublai Khan himself. From Carnegie Medalist Geraldine McCaughrean comes a dazzling story of adventure, betrayal, family, and sacrifice set in the dramatic world of thirteenth-century China.

Odd Dog Out

Author: Rob Biddulph

Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books

ISBN: 9780008184780


Page: 32

View: 1068

Itâe(tm)s a dogâe(tm)s life in the big cityâe¦ Come join one busy dog on her journey to find her place in the world, in this third sublimely illustrated book from the bestselling, award-winning Rob Biddulph. For busy dogs A busy day Of busy work And busy playâe¦ But one dog doesnâe(tm)t quite fit in. Itâe(tm)s lonely being the odd dog out, when all she wants to do is find her place in the world. Sheâe(tm)s willing to go to the other side of the world to look for itâe¦ but it might take a different kind of journey for her to discover that maybe where sheâe(tm)s meant to be is right back where she startedâe¦ A gloriously illustrated story about leaving home and finding yourself, from the bestselling and award-winning Rob Biddulph, author of Blown Away and GRRRRR!

Agent to the Stars

Author: John Scalzi

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780765357007

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 8718

Hot Hollywood agent Thomas Stein advocates on behalf of the peace-seeking Yherajk race, but finds his considerable negotiating talents challenged by his efforts to win humanity's trust in the ugly, bad-smelling aliens.

Evil Emperor Penguin

Author: Laura Ellen Anderson

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 1338150774

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 1207

Far away in the icy wastes of Antarctica lives a warm and cuddly, kind-hearted penguin who only wants to do good in the world . . . NOT! This is no ordinary penguin. This is . . . EVIL EMPEROR PENGUIN! And he wants to take over the world!Of course, every evil ruler needs a sidekick and a minion, and Evil Emperor Penguin is no different. That's why he has Number 8, a very polite and thoughtful octopus who knits, and Eugene, the incredibly cuddly abominable snowman who loves hugs.Join this fearsome team of Evil as they try to take over the world--and obviously, destroy it--but get waylaid by evil cats, rogue farts, killer plants, and visiting sisters.

The Light Jar

Author: Lisa Thompson

Publisher: Scholastic UK

ISBN: 1407184598

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 9770

Nate and his mother are running away, hiding out in a dilapidated cottage in the middle of a dark forest. When Mum heads off for provisions, and then doesn't return, Nate is left alone and afraid. But comfort can come from the most unexpected of places - a mysterious girl trying to solve a treasure hunt and the reappearance of an old friend.

The Astounding Broccoli Boy

Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0230766374

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 6402

Rory Roose likes to be prepared for all eventualities. His favourite book is Don't Be Scared . . . Be Prepared, and he has memorized every page of it. He could even survive a hippo attack. He knows that just because something is unlikely doesn't mean it won't ever happen . . . But Rory isn't prepared when he suddenly and inexplicably turns green. Stuck in an isolation ward in a hospital far from home with two other remarkably green children, Rory's as confused by his new condition as the medics seem to be. But what if it's not in their genes, or a virus, or something they ate? What if turning green actually means you've turned into a superhero? Rory can't wait to make it past hospital security and discover exactly what his superpower might be . . .

Funny Boy

Author: Shyam Selvadurai

Publisher: Emblem Editions

ISBN: 1551997193

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

View: 7715

In this remarkable debut novel, a boy’s bittersweet passage to maturity and sexual awakening is set against escalating political tensions in Sri Lanka, during the seven years leading up to the 1983 riots. Arjie Chelvaratnam is a Tamil boy growing up in an extended family in Colombo. It is through his eyes that the story unfolds and we meet a delightful, sometimes eccentric cast of characters. Arjie’s journey from the luminous simplicity of childhood days into the more intricately shaded world of adults – with its secrets, its injustices, and its capacity for violence – is a memorable one, as time and time again the true longings of the human heart are held against the way things are.

Public School Superhero

Author: James Patterson,Chris Tebbetts

Publisher: jimmy patterson

ISBN: 0316405965

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 304

View: 6342

Kenny Wright is a kid with a secret identity. In his mind, he's Stainlezz Steel, super-powered defender of the weak. In reality, he's a chess club devotee known as a "Grandma's Boy," a label that makes him an easy target for bullies. Kenny wants to bring a little more Steel to the real world, but the question is: can he recognize his own true strength before peer pressure forces him to make the worst choice of his life? Featuring more than 150 pieces of line art and comic-style sequences, James Patterson's newest illustrated novel is a genuinely funny yet poignant look at middle school in a challenging urban setting, where a kid's life can depend on the everyday decisions he makes.

The Boys' Book: How to Be the Best at Everything

Author: Dominique Enright,Guy MacDonald,Scholastic

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054534297X

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

View: 2299

A spiffy guide to anything and everything a boy needs to know! How to do almost anything in one handy book. Found yourself in a sticky situation? Inside you'll learn how to escape quicksand (p. 40), build a raft (p.41), start a survival fire (p.99), or fly a helicopter (p. 11). Want to impress your friends? Now you can rip a phonebook in half (p. 35), hypnotize a chicken (p. 56), or read their minds (p. 73). Boring Saturday afternoon? Not anymore when you find out how to make a waterbomb (p. 79), a boomerang (p. 95), or a volcano (p. 88). And loads of other keen things you need to know how to do!

The Best Medicine

Author: Christine Hamill

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1925712435

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

View: 3548

Things aren’t going well for Philip Wright. It’s not just the detentions or the girl problems that are getting him down. Or the fact that he weighs about the same as a medium-sized dog even though he’s practically a teenager. Now his best friend is acting super weird, his mum has stopped laughing at his jokes, and his English teacher thinks Philip is... a poet. When Mum gives him some seriously bad news, Philip looks to his comedy hero, Harry Hill, for an answer. But what if it’s impossible to joke his way out of this? The Best Medicine is an unforgettable reminder that laughter is the ultimate remedy.

Greek Warriors (Time Hunters, Book 4)

Author: Chris Blake

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 0007514050

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

View: 2680

Join Tom on an incredible treasure hunt through time and battle history’s mightiest warriors. The fourth book in a new time-travelling series – perfect for fans of Beast Quest.


Author: James Ponti

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1481436333

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 384

View: 6437

In Washington, D.C., twelve-year-old Florian Bates, a consulting detective for the FBI, and his best friend Margaret must uncover the truth behind a series of private middle school pranks that may or may not involve the daughter of the President of the United States.