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UKLA Book Awards winners announced

The winners of the UKLA Book Awards for 2019 - the only book awards to be judged solely by teachers - have been announced and include a picture book, middle grade adventure and a book for older readers.

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Little Rebels 2019 award winner

Catherine Johnson has won the 2019 Little Rebels Award for Radical Fiction for her short historical novel, Freedom.

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You Won't Believe This

From the author of bestselling and Carnegie-nominated debut Boy Underwater comes another moving, hilarious novel of friendship and family secrets, which shows that people are people, no matter where they’re...

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Bad Mermaids: On Thin Ice

In the kingdom of Frostopia, mermaids Beattie, Mimi and Zelda have come to the aid of Maritza Mist, a famous water witch who supplies magic spells to the underwater kingdoms. Two notoriously bad mermaids have...

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