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Authentic stories exquisitely told through the eyes of young narrators.

Ever so occasionally, a young character appears that opens the door to our own remembered experiences of youth. Here are some examples where every heightened syllable of adolescence rings frighteningly, humorously and, at-times, agonisingly true.

  • Some nightmares are real.

  • One of the greatest novels of the twentieth century - reissued in a stunning hardback design to celebrate the Salinger centenary.

  • A celebration of a truly extraordinary book and author, this very special edition brings together Wonder and its companion book, Auggie & Me, together for the first time.

  • 'Gripping, devastating and terrifying. The scariest thing is that everything that happens in Risk is all too possible.' Rebecca James, bestselling author of Beautiful Malice

  • Multi-award-winning, a bestseller and made into an award-winning feature film, Looking for Alibrandi has become a modern classic.

  • Will Kostakis, award-winning author of The First Third, perfectly depicts the pain and pleasure of this teenage world, piecing together three points of view with intricate splendour.

  • The compelling and beautiful story of a girl who learns to live from a boy who intends to die. Now a major movie from Netflix starring Elle Fanning and Justice Smith.

  • Everyone’s going to be talking about The Pause, the new novel from award-winning author John Larkin.

  • A heartbreaking novel of raw survival and hope, and the children society likes to forget. Stone Girl is the powerful and moving story of Sophie, who becomes a ward of the state. Winner of the 2019 Readings YA Book Prize.

  • A beguilingly original and satirical debut novel of friendships, imagination, and the bodies we live in

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