Difference, prejudice, intolerance

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Purple Flag: For readers aged 5+ (includes Pandas)

The Little Black Sheep

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Written by and Illustrated by Elizabeth Shaw

This charming book tells the adventures of an outcast little black sheep: how he saved the whole flock in a snowstorm, put Polo the bossy sheepdog in his place - and gave the shepherd a great idea!

A story about being different, and becoming a hero.

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Snobby Cat

Written by Patrick Deeley, Illustrated by Tatyana Feeney

Orlando the snobby cat doesn't want to have to catch mice: who can he get to help him?
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Strawberry Squirt

Strawberry Squirt is a great game, but the rabbits don't want Short Legs to play.
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Yellow Flag: For readers aged 6+ (includes Flyers)

Ed's Funny Feet

Written by Eoin Colfer, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Ed Cooper has a problem with his big toes. Even his DIY foot-straighteners don't work and he has to wear very uncool 'correction shoes'.
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The Leprechaun Who Wished He Wasn't

Written by Siobhán Parkinson, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Laurence is a leprechaun who has been small for 1100 years and is sick of it! He wants to be TALL. He wants to be cool. Then he meet Phoebe, a large girl who wants to be small.

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Red Flag: For readers aged 8+

Animals Don't Have Ghosts

Written by Siobhán Parkinson, Illustrated by Cathy Henderson

A witty and engaging account of a visit to the weird and wonderful city of Dublin, where Michelle's country cousins struggle to understand the curious local customs.

An tUan Beag Dubh

Written by and Illustrated by Elizabeth Shaw, Translated by Daire MacPháidín

Bíonn an t-uan beag dubh i dtrioblóid i gcónaí, go speisialta le Póló, an madra caorach.
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Blue Flag: For readers aged 10+

Across the Divide

When Liam, a poor eleven-year-old boy, and Nora, a rich ten-year-old girl meet at a Feis Ceol, an unlikely bond is formed - a bond that leads to a friendship spanning the deeply divided city that was Dublin in 1913.

Benny and Omar

Moving to Tunisia is a real eye-opener for a young Wexford hurling fan. Eoin Colfer's hilarious debut novel.

The Blue Horse

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Katie's whole world is turned upside down when her family's home is destroyed by fire. Everything they had is gone, and instead of pulling together it seems as though her family is falling apart.

Cherokee

Gene's grandfather, Cherokee, is a famous jazz musician and Gene travels the world with him. He loves the life and his only ambition is to be a musician too. But his aunt is totally opposed to the idea ...

City of Fate

Sunday 23 August 1942 is an important day for Yuri. It is his fourteenth birthday and also the day that the Nazis began their carpet-bombing campaign of Stalingrad, which continued every day for the next two weeks. Facing overwhelming odds, it will take all his determination and wits to survive.

Eva and the Hidden Diary

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

When Eva and Kate find an old diary, they end up determined to right old wrongs! But they can’t spend all their time living in the past as the present, too, is throwing all sorts of challenges at them …

But when the girls get together they can handle anything!

Eva's Holiday

Eva Gordon likes fashion, fun and hanging out with friends, so she can't believe she is stuck all summer with Kate, who doesn't care about being cool. But when the girls have to pull together to solve a problem, Eva finds out that there's more to life than having the right hair or clothes and sometimes 'weird' girls can make the best friends.

Eva's Journey

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Eva is the girl with everything. Her parents throw her lavish parties in their luxury home, and her friends admire her designer clothes and manicured nails. But Eva’s world is turned upside down when her father loses his job.

Faraway Home

Two Jewish children are sent from Nazi-occupied Austria to a refugee farm in Northern Ireland. Will they ever see their families again? Based on the true story of Millisle refugee farm in Ards, Co Down.