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The Shadow Of The Wind
1.  The Shadow Of The Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
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  "A beautifully written book with many narratives. Lots of twists and turns through its setting, plot and characterisation. A great message looking at the relationship bwt reader and book."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (800 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Book Thief
2.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
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  "A goldmine of a story set in WW2 from the perspective of Death. Death's descriptions of the world around him are both astounding and moving as you see the story of the main character through his eyes."
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The Wolves in the Walls
3.  The Wolves in the Walls by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "I have used this book with all ages, abilities as it perfectly explores the relationship between words and pictures. It also is rich in its interpretations of both the imaginative and real life world."
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Skellig
4.  Skellig by David Almond
The list author says:
  "A powerful book with many themes. The relationship between Michael and Skellig opens up much disucssion and is a great forum for drama work."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (277 customer reviews)

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Noughts and Crosses
5.  Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman
The list author says:
  "Any book written by this author has been fantastic to use in the classroom. She writes in different styles which creates rich and varied interpetations. Issues in today's society from dif perspective."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (533 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

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His Dark Materials Slipcase
6.  His Dark Materials Slipcase by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "I have used these books with varied ages and abilities and it has never ceased to be a valuable book. It is written on so many different levels with several narratives and stories working together."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (447 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Private Peaceful
7.  Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
The list author says:
  "A wonderful story to use alongside WW1 poetry. It offers affevtive learning and identification with young soldiers discussed when studying the poetry."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (406 customer reviews)

Bambert's Book of Missing Stories
8.  Bambert's Book of Missing Stories by Reinhardt Jung
The list author says:
  "This book is a wonderful story made up of many little ones. I have often used it to model story - mood, setting and character building. Good for comprehension too."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Works: Every Kind of Poem You Will Ever Need at School
9.  The Works: Every Kind of Poem You Will Ever Need at School by Paul Cookson
The list author says:
  "Fantastic book with many types of poems for all your needs! Great to use when modelling composition."
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
10.  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
The list author says:
  "This offers great insight into autism asking the reader to step outside their world in order to understand someone else's. A great mystery to see who did it!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,425 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
Discussion Replies Latest Post
Cannot read Max's story due to the size of the print on kindle paperwhite! 5 26 Sep 2014
links in the book 0 20 Mar 2014
Autism/ASD/Aspergers 18 5 Mar 2014
Before I die 2 4 Apr 2013
Genre of The Book 3 24 Feb 2013
Wanted...another great read like shadow of the wind... 6 10 Dec 2012
Mind-blowing SF recommendations, anyone? 2 18 Nov 2012
e-book contains many errors. 0 10 Aug 2011
George - book about a rabbit 4 9 Jun 2011
Genre of The Book 1 7 May 2011
The Book Thief versions? 0 3 Mar 2011
Genre of The Book 3 21 Jan 2011
 
   

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Z. L. Ratcliffe "Myron" (UK)
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Qualifications: Teacher of English and Literacy
Last updated: 01/07/2007
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