Siblings Jonathan, Holly and Davy have been struggling to survive since the death of their mother, and are determined to avoid being taken into care. When the family's wealthy but eccentric Great-Aunt Irene has a stroke, they go to visit her. Unable to speak or write, she gives Holly some photographs that might lead them to an inheritance that could solve all their problems. But they're not the only ones after the treasure...From one of today's most exciting young writers comes another stunning tour de force.
Eleven-year-old Olivia Brown has been in care since she was five. She has just been asked to leave her tenth placement Her new home is a secluded farmhouse, centuries old, where she slowly bonds with her foster family. But the house holds dark secrets. Olivia discovers that abandoned children were once left there to die and becomes convinced that the place is haunted. She is desperate to save her new family from the ghosts. The danger is real - but does it come from the twisted mind of a very disturbed child? A powerful and thrilling story from one of today's most exciting young writers.
My name is Sam. I am eleven years old. I collect stories and fantastic facts. By the time you read this, I will probably be dead. Sam loves facts. He wants to know about UFOs and horror movies and airships and ghosts and scientists, and how it feels to kiss a girl. And because he has leukaemia he wants to know the facts about dying. Sam needs answers to the questions nobody will answer. WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER is the first novel from an extraordinarily talented young writer. Funny and honest, it is one of the most powerful and uplifting books you will ever read.
In a wild winter storm Molly sees a desperate figure running for his life. She discovers an injured man. But who is he? And why has he come to help her? Sally Nicholls' second novel weaves legends of pagan gods and a family coping with tragedy into a haunting story of love and loss that will touch readers' hearts - like her award-winning WAYS TO LIVE FOREVER.
Catastrophic disasters don't mean the end of the world. When Nat's Yorkshire village is wiped out by the Black Death, he escapes from servitude to find that a new and hopeful society will be created out of the destruction of the old