Feeling glum, bored, braindead, and lazy? Do you need
motivation, meaning and a message to make the most
of the wonder that is life? Read on, get inspired....









   
Skellig
by David Almond (1998)
First book in the Skellig series


The snow goose
by Paul Gallico (1940)








Joey Pigza swallowed the key
by Jack Gantos (1998)
First book in the Joey Pigza series
   
Two weeks with the queen
by Morris Gleitzman (1989)
   
The silver donkey
by Sonya Hartnett (2004)







Ugly
by Robert Hoge (2015)
   
I am David
by Anne Holm (1963)
   
The book of everything
by Guus Kuijer (2004)
   
Hatchet
by Gary Paulsen (1989)
First book in the Hatchet series







Feather boy
by Nicky Singer (2002)







Roll of thunder, hear my cry
by Mildred D. Taylor (1976)
Second book in the Logan family saga series
Can be read & loved without having read the previous book in this series







Becoming Joe DiMaggio
by Maria Testa (2002)
   

Blueback
by Tim Winton (1997)

   

   
Kit's wilderness
Kit's wilderness
by David Almond (1999)
   

Out of my mind
by Sharon M. Draper (2010)








George
by Alex Gino (2015)







See you at Harry's
by Jo Knowles (2012)
   
Sky hawk
by Gill Lewis (2011)







Trash
by Andy Mulligan (2010)







Wonder
by R.J. Palacio (2012)







A long walk to water
by Linda Sue Park (2010)







My sister lives on the mantlepiece
by Annabel Pitcher (2011)







The little prince
by Antoine de Saint Exupery (1943)
   
Refugee boy
by Benjamin Zephaniah (2001)