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Girls 13 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....



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Skellig
Skellig

by David Almond (1998)

First book in the Skellig series


Shark girl
Shark girl

by Kelly Bingham (2007)

First book in the Shark girl series


River boy
River boy

by Tim Bowler (1997)

 


See you in the cosmos
See you in the cosmos

by Jack Cheng (2017)

 


The weight of
              water
The weight of water

by Sarah Crossan (2012)

 


The happiest refugee
The happiest refugee

by Anh Do (2010)

 


The heaven shop
The heaven shop

by Deborah Ellis (2004)

 


The snow goose
The snow goose

by Paul Gallico (1940)

 


The silver
              donkey
The silver donkey

by Sonya Hartnett (2004)

 


See you at Harry's
See you at Harry's

by Jo Knowles (2012)

 


The book of everything
The book of everything

by Guus Kuijer (2004)

 


Secrets in
              the fire
Secrets in the fire

by Henning Mankell (1995)

First book in the Sofia series


Trash
Trash

by Andy
Mulligan (2010)

 


A monster calls
A monster calls

by Patrick
Ness (2011)

 


Wonder
Wonder

by R.J. Palacio (2012)

First book in the Wonder series


Follow the
              rabbit proof fence
Follow the rabbit proof fence

by Doris Pilkington (1996)

First book in the Follow the rabbit proof fence series


My sister
              lives on the mantlepiece
My sister lives on the mantlepiece

by Annabel
Pitcher (2011)

 


Feather boy
Feather boy

by Nicky
Singer (2002)

 


Geek girl
Geek girl

by Holly Smale (2013)

First book in the Geek girl series


Drums,
              girls, and dangerous pie
Drums, girls, and dangerous pie

by Jordan Sonnenblick (2004)

 


Becoming Joe DiMaggio
Becoming Joe DiMaggio

by Maria
Testa (2002)

 


Popular
Popular

by Maya Van Wagenen (2014)

 


Blueback
Blueback

by Tim
Winton (1997)

 


Refugee
              boy
Refugee boy

by Benjamin Zephaniah (2001)

 



If you want more


Squashed
Squashed

by Joan Bauer (1992)

 


Hidden girl
Hidden girl

by Shyima Hall (2014)

 


The
              little prince
The little prince

by Antoine de Saint Exupéry (1943)

 


The happiness
              quest
The happiness quest

by Richard Yaxley (2018)

 



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