Home
True stories


Girls 12 Yes, that's right, these stories really happened. Jaw-dropping, mind-boggling and awe-inspiring. There's definitely nowt so queer as folk!!



Try these first


Boy
Boy

by Roald
Dahl (1984)

First book in his autobiographical series


The happiest refugee
The happiest refugee

by Anh Do (2010)

 


My family
              and other animals
My family and other animals

by Gerrald Durrell (1956)

First book in the Corfu trilogy series


A fortunate life
A fortunate life

by A.B. Facey (1985)

 


The endless
              steppe
The endless steppe

by Esther Hautzig (1968)

 


If only they
              could talk
If only they could talk

by James Herriot (1970)

First book in the All creatures great and small series


Ugly
Ugly

by Robert Hoge (2015)

 


Hana's suitcase
Hana's suitcase

by Karen Levine (2002)

 


Chinese Cinderella
Chinese Cinderella

by Adeline Yen Mah (1999)

 


Follow the
              rabbit proof fence
Follow the rabbit proof fence

by Doris Pilkington (1996)

First book in the Follow the rabbit proof fence series


The promise
The promise

by Eva Schloss & Barbara Powers (2006)

 


I am Sasha
I am Sasha

by Anita
Selzer (2018)

 


Popular
Popular

by Maya Van Wagenen (2014)

 



If you want more


I am Nujood,
              aged 10 and divorced
I am Nujood, aged 10 and divorced

by Nujood Ali (2010)

 



The boy on the
              wooden box
The boy on the wooden box

by Leon Leyson (2013)

 


Brown girl
              dreaming
Brown girl dreaming

by Jacqueline Woodson (2014)

 



Help
Hope
Hype
Haste
Have
Hello
Home