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Bookbuzz 2017

Where Monsters Lie

Here are the Bookbuzz titles for 2017! Year 7 and 8 students in Bookbuzz schools were able to choose their own book to keep from this list - with something for every reader.

This list is a great illustration of what BookBuzz can provide for your school, with something for everyone, including books fro veracious readers, reluctant readers amd SEND pupils.

  • Murder in Midwinter

    Author: Fleur Hitchcock

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

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  • Murder in Midwinter

    Author: Fleur Hitchcock

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

    On a cold, midwinter day, 13-year-old Maya spots a man holding a gun. She doesn't know exactly what's going on - but the man looke…

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  • The Boundless

    Author: Kenneth Oppel

    Interest level: 11+

    Reading age: 11+

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  • The Boundless

    Author: Kenneth Oppel

    Interest level: 11+

    Reading age: 11+

    Travelling on a gigantic train, The Boundless, Will witnesses a brutal murder - and it is up to Will to save the train. A rollerco…

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  • Wonder

    Author: R J Palacio

    Interest level: 9+

    Reading age: 9+

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  • Wonder

    Author: R J Palacio

    Interest level: 9+

    Reading age: 9+

    August ('Auggie') Pullman can't help but stand out - he was born with a severe facial deformity. Written in the first person, Wond…

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  • The Wickford Doom

    Author: Chris Priestley

    Interest level: 8+

    Reading age: 8+

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  • The Wickford Doom

    Author: Chris Priestley

    Interest level: 8+

    Reading age: 8+

    Harry and his mum have just inherited Wickford Hall from his father's family. They know it's a grand house by the sea, but when th…

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  • Ocean Animals

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    Interest level: 6+

    Reading age: 9+

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  • Ocean Animals

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    Interest level: 6+

    Reading age: 9+

    Get close-up with ocean animals - from sharks and manatees to turtles and blobfish. This book, full of amazing underwater photogra…

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  • Phoenix

    Author: S F Said Illustrator: Dave McKean

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

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  • Phoenix

    Author: S F Said Illustrator: Dave McKean

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

    Lucky is on the run and joins up with a group of aliens - refugees from the ongoing war between aliens and humans - who agree to h…

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  • The Blood Guard

    Author: Carter Roy

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

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  • The Blood Guard

    Author: Carter Roy

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

    Ronan discovers why his mother has filled all his spare time with classes of every kind, from martial arts to fencing. Think Antho…

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  • Where Monsters Lie

    Author: Polly Ho-Yen

    Interest level: 9+

    Reading age: 9+

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  • Where Monsters Lie

    Author: Polly Ho-Yen

    Interest level: 9+

    Reading age: 9+

    It all began when Effie's rabbit Buster escaped from his hutch. It was on the night of the offering - a tradition in Mivtown to ke…

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  • Danger is Everywhere

    Author: David O'Doherty Illustrator: Chris Judge

    Interest level: 7+

    Reading age: 7+

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  • Danger is Everywhere

    Author: David O'Doherty Illustrator: Chris Judge

    Interest level: 7+

    Reading age: 7+

    Just like this book says, danger is everywhere. Don't worry, though, because Docter Noel Zone (yes, Docter) is an experienced Dang…

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  • Fuzzy Mud

    Author: Louis Sachar

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

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  • Fuzzy Mud

    Author: Louis Sachar

    Interest level: 10+

    Reading age: 10+

    Marshall and Tamaya take a short cut home from school one day to avoid the school bully – through the forbidden, completely …

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  • Girl on a Plane

    Author: Miriam Moss

    Interest level: 11+

    Reading age: 11+

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  • Girl on a Plane

    Author: Miriam Moss

    Interest level: 11+

    Reading age: 11+

    Anna has spent the summer with her family in Bahrain and is on her way back to boarding school in England. Minutes into her flight…

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