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Girls 10 I love an author who knows when a story has been told and a book should finish. These books are all under 100 pages and brilliant. No weighty brick doorstoppers here!



Try these first


Cloud
              busting
Cloud busting

by Malorie Blackman (2004)

 


Sadako and
              the thousand paper cranes
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

by Eleanor Coerr (1977)

 


Love that dog Love that dog

by Sharon Creech (2001)

First book in the Love that dog series


The field
              guide
The field guide

by Tony DiTerlizzi & Holly Black (2003)

First book in The Spiderwick chronicles series


War game
War game

by Michael Foreman (1989)

 


Sarah,
              plain and tall
Sarah, plain and tall

by Patricia MacLachlan (1985)

First book in the Sarah, plain and tall series


Becoming Joe DiMaggio
Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria
Testa (2002)

 


Storm boy
Storm boy

by Colin
Thiele (1963)

 



If you want more


The iron man
The iron man

by Ted Hughes (1968)

First book in The iron man series


Onion tears
Onion tears

by Diana Kidd (1989)

 


The dancing
              bear
The dancing bear

by
Michael Morpurgo (1994)

 



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