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  • Junk by Melvin Burgess
    Junk (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    This 20th Anniversary edition of the classic novel comes with an introduction from former children's laureate Malorie Blackman and bonus content following its controversial history, from its writing to when it won both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Children's Fiction Prize.

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  • Billy Elliot by Melvin Burgess
    Billy Elliot (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    Billy Elliot's tough, funny and heart-warming story is given new depth by best-selling author, Melvin Burgess.

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  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London
    The Call of the Wild (English, Paperback) Jack London

    Life is good for Buck in Santa Clara Valley, where he spends his days eating and sleeping in the golden sunshine. But one day a treacherous act of betrayal leads to his kidnap, and he is forced into a life of toil and danger. Dragged away to be a sledge dog in the harsh and freezing cold Yukon, Buck must fight for his survivial.

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  • Persist by Melvin Burgess
    Persist (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess, Cathy Brett

    A haunting, powerful drama from Carnegie Medalist Melvin Burgess about a struggle to return to life. A girl in a coma. A desperate mother. Can they both persist long enough to find a way back to one another? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 12+

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  • The Call of the Wild by Jack London
    The Call of the Wild (English, Hardback) Jack London

    Buck is forced into life as a sled dog, where he must fight for his survival. Can he rise above his enemies and become master of his realm? This edition features a new Introduction by Carnegie Medal-winner Burgess.

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  • Junk by John Retallack
    Junk (English, Paperback) John Retallack, Melvin Burgess

    Two runaway teenagers are drawn into a web of heroin addiction and prostitution when their search for adventure takes an unfortunate turn.

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  • Smack by Melvin Burgess
    Smack (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    Smack is a timely and penetrating novel about the ecstasies and horrors of heroin use. Smack is the 1996 winner of the Carnegie Medal in Literature.

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  • The Cry of the Wolf by Melvin Burgess
    The Cry of the Wolf (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    It was a mistake for Ben to tell the Hunter that there were still wolves in Surrey. For the Hunter was a fanatic, always on the lookout for unusual prey. Driven by an ambition to wipe out the last English wolves, the Hunter set out on a savage quest. But what happens when the Hunter becomes the hunted?

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  • The Lost Witch by Melvin Burgess
    The Lost Witch (Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    Bea has started to hear and see things that no one else can - creatures, voices, visions. Then strangers visit Bea and tell her she is different: she has the rare powers of a witch. All Bea wants to do is get on with her life, and to get closer to Lars, the mysterious young man she has met at the skate park.

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  • The Hit by Melvin Burgess
    The Hit (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    A new drug is out. Everyone is talking about it. Death. Take it, and you have one week to live. It's the ultimate high. At the ultimate price ... Purple and red cover available.

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  • The Lost Witch by Melvin Burgess
    The Lost Witch (English, CD-Audio) Melvin Burgess

    Bea has started to hear and see things that no-one else can - creatures, voices, visions. Then strangers visit Bea and tell her she is different: she has the rare powers of a witch. ...

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  • Junk by Julia Eccleshare
    Junk (English, Paperback) Julia Eccleshare, Melvin Burgess

    Junk = heroin = bliss = despair = a love affair you'll never forget Tar loves Gemma, but Gemma doesn't want to be tied down - to anyone or anything. Gemma wants to fly. But no one can fly forever. One day, somehow, finally, you have to come down.

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  • Nicholas Dane by Melvin Burgess
    Nicholas Dane (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    When his single mother dies of a heroin overdose, Nick is sent into England's institutional care system, where he endures and witnesses horrors on a daily basis before emerging, emotionally scarred but still alive.

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  • Old Bag by Melvin Burgess
    Old Bag (Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    In Gangland, you play by the rules if you know what's good for you. And Mikey knows all the rules. It's just a pity he's too stupid to stick to them. This modern-day gangster story is suitable for older readers.

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  • Doing It by Melvin Burgess
    Doing It (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    Dino's girlfriend won't give him what he wants. Jonathon is afraid of what his mates will think of the girl he likes. And Ben is having extra lessons from his sexy teacher. Three seventeen-year-old boys discover sex for the first time: but do they really know what they're doing?

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  • Lady by Melvin Burgess
    Lady (Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    If you gotta be a dog, be a bitch. Sandra Francy is seventeen and under pressure - pressure to be good and work hard at school. But she's fed up with all that. She's been having fun, running wild - some say too wild. Then she gets turned into a dog. She's frightened at first, but she quickly realises there are pleasures she hardly knew existed.

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  • Hunger by Melvin Burgess
    Hunger (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    When Beth wakes up one morning covered in dirt, she puts it down to an extreme case of sleep-walking. But when reports of a desecrated grave start to circulate, her night-time wanderings take on a sinister air. Something that's filling her with an urgent, desperate hunger that demands to be satisfied - at any cost ...

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  • Hunger by Melvin Burgess
    Hunger (Hardback) Melvin Burgess

    When Beth wakes up one morning covered in dirt, she puts it down to an extreme case of sleep-walking. But when reports of a desecrated grave start to circulate, her night-time wanderings take on a sinister air. Something that's filling her with an urgent, desperate hunger that demands to be satisfied - at any cost ...

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  • Kill All Enemies by Melvin Burgess
    Kill All Enemies (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    Everyone says fourteen-year-old Billie is nothing but trouble. A fighter. A danger to her family and friends. But her care worker sees someone different. Her classmate Rob is strong; he can take care of himself and his brother. But his violent stepdad sees someone to humiliate. And Chris is struggling at school; he just doesn't want to be there.

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  • Doing IT by Melvin Burgess
    Doing IT (English, Paperback) Melvin Burgess

    Dino really fancies fit, sexy Jackie, but she just won't give him what he wants. Jonathan likes Deborah, but she's a bit fat; what will his mates say? Ben's been secretly shagging his teacher for ages. He used to love it, but what if he wants to stop? Three lads discovering sex for the first time; but do any of them really know what they're doing?

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