Samir, a Palestinian boy, is sent for surgery to an Israeli hospital where he has two otherworldly experiences, making friends with an Israeli boy, Yonatan, and traveling with him to Mars where Samir finds peace over his younger brother's death in the war.
When Geoff and Hilary Robinson are offered the opportunity to caretake a house in Sweetholm for the summer, they see it as a perfect opportunity to work at patching up their marriage. Their daughter Tansy also welcomes it as a chance to forget her unsuccessful experiments in magic in Bristol.
Fiction - YA
|Reading Level:||From 11 To 14|
It is 1966 in apartheid South Africa and the Group Areas Act is wishing to turn Cape Town\\\'s District Six into a whites only area. Whole families are being forced to move to segregated zones, according to the colour of their skin. What will this mean for 13-year old Siesie\\\'s family?
Eric's legs may be skinny, but can they move! For one week of the year after his win at the athletics carnival, he's a hero; but for the other fifty one, he's a loser. People at Pendle Hill High drift into his life - and drift out again. He's just the guy they call Spaghetti legs. Bu... read more
Fiction - YA
|Reading Level:||From 10 to 99|
Nathan has always dreamed about pirates. So when Tamo White, the son of a pirate, suggests that Nathan go home with him to Madagascar, it is too good a chance to miss. But dreams are one thing, and reality another - is Nathan ready to meet real pirates?