A safari turned Ambush

A safari turned Ambush

Ambush

 

Bodyguard: Ambush is the third in the series by author Chris Bradford. What should have been a holiday of an assignment quickly becomes anything but when an African safari suddenly becomes a hunt.

Connor’s bodyguard training is pushed to the limit as he protects his principle from the gunmen intent on killing them and the animals who are eyeing up their next meal.

Find out more about Chris Bradford, the Bodyguard series, or his previous series Young Samurai

A trilogy we’re itching to know the end of

A trilogy we’re itching to know the end of

Itchcraft

 

 

In the final book of the trilogy Itchingham Lofte, science-mad reluctant hero, has found himself the target of both criminals and MI5 after discovering a new element; I26.

Involved in a freak radioactive accident in South Africa, and then the victim of a parcel bomb which kills his teacher, Itch realises he must track down a deadly enemy before it is too late.

To find out more about Simon Mayo and the Itch series click here or on the youtube clip below.

 

School detention turns into an epic disaster… ‘Delete’ by Jeff Povey

School detention turns into an epic disaster… ‘Delete’ by Jeff Povey

Delete

 

 

A gripping Sci-Fi adventure which will appeal to fans of Michael Grant.

After being thrown into another universe, Rev, Billie and co. fight to get back to their real world, but find themselves trapped in a nightmarish world of doppel-gangers. Surrounded by killing machines they find this nightmare is the least of their problems..!

An Oath becomes a Curse

An Oath becomes a Curse

Shadow's Curse

 

Shadow’s Curse is Amy McCulloch’s sequel to Oathbreaker’s Shadow. Raim is in the impossible position of being bound by a magical oath to protect the Khan who has taken the person he cares most about; Wadi.

He has to find a way to keep his promises or be cursed forever but, in order to do that, he must first of all discover the truth about his past…

Click here to read a review of Oathbreaker’s Shadow by the library staff.

Its a funny old game! A new sport story for the LSL

Its a funny old game! A new sport story for the LSL

Extra timeMorris Gleitzman has a knack for comedy which often leaves his readers laughing out loud.

This latest story centres on 13 year old Matt, discovered in a remote Australian town showcasing his soccer skills. Given the chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity to come and play for a European club, he discovers the downsides of the money and pressure at the top of the football world.

Sport stories are one of the topics on the Boys’ Division reading award certificate. If you enjoy reading stories with a sporting theme then ask the library staff to recomend some more titles.

You can also find out about Morris Gleitzman

How well do you know these fictional families?

How well do you know these fictional families?

At the end of last half term we ran a famiy-based quiz for the Junior girls’ of Hesquith House and Girls’ Division senior school.

They were set the following challenge (downloadable version: FAMILIES QUIZ):

FAMILIES QUIZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Test your knowledge before downloading the answers (Answers to the Family Quiz). No cheating now!

There are lots of family-based stories across all the libraries to read as we come to the end of the school year and the summer holidays.