Best Young Adult Authors 2018 - Whickham Library

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AUTHOR
STORY LINE
The Good Thieves by Katherine Rundell

Vita Marlowe has a job to do. Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated out of his home and possessions by a notorious conman with Mafia connections. Seeing Jack's spirit is broken, Vita is desperate to make him happy again.
Masters of Mischief by Rachel Renee Russell

Max and Erin face foes both new and old as their misadventures continue. Can the two friends avoid detection and detention while keeping South Ridge Middle School safe from bullies and criminals?
The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance by Clare Balding

Charlie's best friend Polly is still recovering from an accident that left her almost paralysed. Polly has a real talent with horses and she and Charlie are determined not to let it go to waste. Can the two friends find a way to make Polly's equestrian dreams come true, and forge a new path for the racehorse who wouldn't gallop?
Scalamanx the Fiery Fury by Adam Blade

In the land of Rion, our heroes are on the trail of a thief who has stolen some powerful objects from the Circle of Wizards. In a battle with the thief, a terrifying fiery Beast is brought to life. Can Tom and Elenna tackle the Beast and defeat their enemies?
The Lost Treasure by Abie Longstaff

The final book in 'The Trapdoor Mysteries', a series about Tally, a code-breaking, animal-loving girl and her best friend, a squirrel named Squill, who solve mysteries with the help of a secret library.
Muck and Magic by Michael Morpurgo

Bonny has always wanted to be a top cyclist.  When she gets a new racing bike for her birthday, she heads out into the Dales like always, speeding along. When she's distracted by some horses, she comes off her bike and discovers that the horses belong to a woman who has an amazing collection of statues on her lawn.

The Hideaway Deer by Holly Webb

When Lola moves to a new house and finds a fawn in her back garden who seems to be in trouble, she is determined to do everything she can to help the terrified little deer. But will she be able to do it on her own?
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