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The Journey

…me having taught in London schools where asylum seekers and refugees enriched our lives as they shared their personal stories with us. Every child, and every adult should read and…


Girl with a White Dog

…Booth sets the brutal practices of the Nazis alongside contemporary prejudices towards immigrants, asylum seekers, the disabled, anyone weaker or less popular than yourself in school. Her Author’s Note confirms,…



Quin cannot wait for the final test that will see her, and her two closest friends Shinobu and John, inducted as Seekers; that secret group with the ability to move…


We Played With Fire

…the gold seekers heading out to California. A truly exciting work of historical fiction, We Played With Fire is also a genuinely chilling Gothic read. As with Catherine’s debut, Troublemakers,…


Mr Sparks

…in an asylum. His future seems bleak, until an unusual guest arrives. Otto Schilling is a ventriloquist, a frail and elderly man whose luggage attests to his long travelling life….


England: Poems from a School

…many children from immigrant and asylum-seeking families. These poems are the result not only of the encouragement of teachers but of the work of Kate Clanchy, the book’s editor, who…


These Shallow Graves

…his inspiration, a bleak lunatic asylum where the sane might be incarcerated by their enemies, and a warren of grimy alleyways peopled by scar-faced men with knives. There is even…


Only Eva

…are living in a detention centre while seeking asylum. Eva tackles them as she always does, positively, with good-humour and boundless energy. Her enthusiasm is contagious and, with the help…