Have you considered changing your class novel?
Do you need something that talks to today's students and is excellently written?
It doesn't have to be difficult choice with a fantastic selection of titles for students from The O'Brien Press.
As Ireland's leading independent book publisher, we're offering teachers a great choice of contemporary, fantasy and historical fiction titles that are ideal for today's students. With good writing, a broad spectrum of contemporary themes and issues and fresh exciting stories, our books are ideal for class reading and discussion. Find a book that will be perfect for your students, whether they are mixed or single sex, urban or rural, Irish or multi-cultural.
When Hetty’s family move to Martin Street near Portobello bridge in Dublin, they’re not sure of their welcome.
And next door, Ben’s family are not sure about their new Jewish neighbours: it’s The Emergency and they are suspicious of strangers.
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.
Mollie Carberry is a suffragette! Well, sort of. Mollie and her best friend Nora have been bravely fighting for women’s rights – even though no one else really knows about it. But when they hear a big protest is being planned, they know they have to take part.
#WELCOME TO EPIC: PRESS START TO PLAY#.
On New Earth, Epic is not just a computer game, it's a matter of life and death. If you lose, you lose everything; if you win, the world is yours for the taking.
Yola's leg is blown off by a landmine and her life in Africa is changed forever. She travels to Ireland for an artificial limb, and her adventures continue.
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