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Books for Reluctant Readers

Exciting books for those with reading difficulties (published by Barrington Stoke)


Bomb Bomb
The clock is ticking! Rob’s a bomb disposal expert. He has to defuse a bomb in a school before it’s too late. Can he do it?

“Bomb!” has been shortlisted for the 2012 Sheffield Children’s Book Awards in the “Quick Reads” category.


Afghanistan. Captain Joe McBride and Dr Sari Patel come under fire when the Taliban attack a hospital they are building. A young girl is seriously wounded. Joe must draw fire away while Sari carries out the most dangerous operation of her life in the remains of a bombed out house. Will they survive?


Gunmen have attacked the building where Alex and her dad are working. They’ve got her dad, but not Alex. Can Alex rescue her dad and the other hostages?


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