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The Boy with the Butterfly Mind

Jamie Lee just wants to be normal, but his ADHD isn't making it easy. If only he could control his butterfly mind, then he'd have friends, be able to keep out of trouble, live with his mum, and not be sent to stay with his dad. Elin Watts just wants to be perfect. If she could be the best student and daughter possible, then maybe her dad would leave his new family and come back to Glasgow to ...
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Outcasts

Tristan and Dylan have escaped death and conquered destiny. Finally, there is nothing to stop them from being together.  But every action has a consequence, and their escape to the real world has caused an imbalance in the afterlife. It's owed two souls—and it wants them back. When the world of the dead claims Dylan's parents to restore the balance, Dylan and Tristan are offered a terrible ...
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The Girl Who Lost Her Shadow

“Shadows were meant to stay stuck, like ears and promises.” On the morning of Gail's birthday, she watches her shadow slip under the kitchen door. She's not surprised it decided to leave. Her dad has gone for good. Her big sister Kay, once Gail's best friend, has disappeared into sadness—and now her shadow has left, too. Determined to make things right, Gail chases after the shadows. But her ...
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9781782506072 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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It's Only the End of the World

Charlie thinks he's a pretty normal guy, until someone breaks into his room one night and reveals that everything he's ever thought about anything is wrong.  1. His parents are boring—nope—they're actually highly skilled computer hackers with a history of radical action.  2. He has no special talents—nah—he's been jacked up with the Atlas serum, making him near enough a super hero (minus the ...
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9781782505174 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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The Fox Girl and the White Gazelle

Reema runs to remember the life she left behind in Syria. Caylin runs to find what she's lost. Under the grey Glasgow skies, twelve-year-old refugee Reema is struggling to find her place in a new country, with a new language and without her brother. But she isn't the only one feeling lost. Her Glasgwegian neighbour Caylin is lonely and lashing out. When they discover an injured fox and her cubs ...
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Ruby McCracken

Ruby McCracken's life is OVER. Her parents have forced her to move to the Ordinary World and that means—new home, new school and worst of all, no magic! Seriously?! A witch without magic? That's LITERALLY tragic.  Ruby has to leave behind her broomstick (and walk everywhere—YUCK!) and her friends (no more watching Hex Factor together on a Saturday night). She's absolutely STARVING with no snack ...
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9781782504467 Paperback
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The Hill of the Red Fox

It is the time of the Cold War. Soviet spies are feared, and secrets are traded. People disappear. Thirteen-year-old Alasdair, living in London, knows nothing of this world. He can’t wait to start his long summer holiday on the Isle of Skye, away from his mother and aunt. But things don’t go quite as planned. On the journey, a stranger gives him a mysterious note before jumping from the train. ...
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9781782502067 Paperback
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The Nowhere Emporium

When the mysterious Nowhere Emporium arrives in Glasgow, orphan Daniel Holmes stumbles upon it quite by accident. Before long, the "shop from nowhere," and its owner, Mr Silver—draw Daniel into a breathtaking world of magic and enchantment. Recruited as Mr. Silver's apprentice, Daniel learns the secrets of the Emporium's vast labyrinth of passageways and rooms—rooms that contain wonders beyond ...
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First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts

When Yann the injured centaur clip clops into Helen's life she decides to help him even though she's not exactly a vet. But that's just the beginning...  Helen's first aid kit comes in very handy when she meets Yann's friends—a gang of fabled beasts with a habit of getting into trouble. Together they must solve riddles, fight fauns, and defeat the dangerous Master of the Maze before midwinter ...
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9781782501374 Paperback (Trade paperback (UK))
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Pyrate's Boy

"The boy looks about seven or eight years old and should weigh next to nothing. And yet it takes four men to drag him out of the water. We soon realize why. Padlocked around his ankle is a thick metal chain, which plummets right down to the sea's bottom. If we want to save him, we have to pull up the chain. And whatever is at the end of it."... Silas Orr, an 11-year-old runaway from Greenock, is ...
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9781782500131 Paperback
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The Flight of the Golden Bird

“Stories are something you carry with you, something to last your entire life, to be passed on to your children, and their children for evermore.” —Duncan WilliamsonDuncan Williamson was one of Scotland's Travelling People, born on the shores of Loch Fyne. He has been celebrated as the bearer of Scotland's greatest national treasure: the richest trove of story and song in Europe. As a child, ...
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The Accidental Time Traveller

Winner of the Scottish Children's Book Award 2013 Younger Readers (8-11 years) category  One ordinary day, Saul is on his way to the corner shop when a girl appears suddenly in the middle of the road. She doesn't understand traffic, or the things in shops, and she's wearing a long dress with ruffled sleeves. Her name is Agatha Black. Agatha Black is from 1812, and Saul needs to find a way to get ...
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9780863159541 Paperback
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Auragole of the Mountains

Meekelorr, lying near a stream in the Easternlands with a small troop of his soldiers sleeping nearby, woke suddenly from a strange dream. He sat up, pushing away both the blankets and the grogginess. He wanted to think about the dream, to fix it in his mind so he could tell it to Pohl.  A young man was standing over a grave. Then, as happens in dreams, the young man was walking in the mountain ...
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The Boy with the Bronze Axe

Kathleen Fidler’s classic story is set in the ancient stone-age village of Skara Brae on Orkney, now a major tourist attraction. This is a fascinating and vividly portrayed story of life nearly 3,000 years ago. Kali and Brockan are in trouble. They have been using their stone axes to chip limpets off the rocks, but they’ve gone too far out and find themselves trapped by the tides. Then, an ...
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The Coming of the Unicorn

Duncan Williamson came from a family of Traveling People. They told stories around the campfire for entertainment and for teaching, and as a child Duncan learned the ways of the world through those stories. “My father's knowledge told us how to live in this world as natural human beings—not to be greedy, not to be foolish, not to be daft or selfish—by stories.” In this collection, Duncan passes ...
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