School Life

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Adam's Starling

Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Barry Reynolds

Winner of the Eilís Dillon Memorial Award. Adam's Starling tells the story of nine-year-old Adam who is finding life very diffficult. At home no-one has any time for him and at school bullies pick on him.

Alice Next Door

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox

Best friends NEED to be together. Don't they? Megan's best friend Alice has moved away -- but the two friends hatch a risky plot to get back together.

The Bad Karma Diaries

Best friends Anna and Denise need some cash, so they come up with a mad money-making scheme and the Instruments of Karma are born, taking revenge on bullies - for a fee!

But Karma is a funny old thing, and the girls learn that revenge isn't always sweet …

The Big Break Detectives Casebook

Written by and Illustrated by Alan Nolan

The Big Break Detectives: three school friends who, from their secret base under the school, solve crimes, right wrongs, unravel mysteries and nab evil-doers - all on their lunch break!

An exciting graphic novel for children of all ages.

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.

The Broken Spell

Trainee witch Grace and her four best friends love to have fun with spells. But the daring friends make a magical mistake that drags the past into the present. Suddenly Grace has to work out who she can really trust ...

Central Park Showdown

With the arrival of her father from Australia, Evie’s life is thrown into turmoil. Not only has she to contend with a new woman in Scott’s life, but now she has to face the prospect of a custody battle between her uncle and her father. Can Evie’s friends rally and convince her father to withdraw his application for custody?

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 ...

The Clubhouse Mystery

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Vince Reid

There’s an intruder in the clubhouse!

The gang find the door left open, crumbs on the table and hairs on the floor. Someone has been sneaking in when nobody’s home.
But who?

Join Cass and the Bubble Street Gang as they investigate The Clubhouse Mystery.

Dancing in the Dark

Part of a dance team who have turned from friends to enemies. Dealing with her dead brother’s ghost -- things sure aren't easy for Jessie! Her brother James -- sports star, popular kid, and apple of her parents' eyes -- has died in an accident, leaving Jessie to cope with her parents, classmates and stagefright.

The Demon Notebook

Grace and her four best friends, Jenny, Rachel, Adie and Una, are failed witches. But one night, they stumble upon real magical powers – and their notebook takes on a diabolical life of its own.

Can Grace and her friends stem the wave of powerful magic … before tragedy strikes?

Emma the Penguin

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara

Emma has to be a penguin in the school play, but she is NOT happy about it.
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Finding A Voice

Friendship is a Two-Way Street ...

Shortlisted for the Bookseller YA Prize 2015!

Jo can’t tell anyone how hard it is living with her mentally ill mother. Chris literally has no way to speak at all.  Together, can they finally find their voices?

Fintan's Fifteen

Ireland's Worst Hurling Team Wants You!

Written by and Illustrated by Alan Nolan

Ray is tired of losing every match he plays with his team, the Ballybreen Terriers. Before they become the laughing stock of the leadership, Ray persuades Fintan Heffernan, ex-star player of U10's to leave his early retirement and computer games to help bring his rival 'Dirty Den' down and lead the Ballybreen Terriers to the victory they deserve.

Missing Ellen

Ellen and Maggie have been best friends for as long as they can remember. But now Ellen’s not there and Maggie’s left alone and she feels no one understands what she is going through. Can Maggie get used to missing Ellen?

The Real Rebecca

Rebecca’s mum Rosie writes books for adults, but when she writes a novel for teens, everyone thinks it's based on her daughter!

Rebecca is horrified and vows to prove that she is different.

But how will she show the world the real Rebecca?