Is Sarah little more than "a vegetable" or an ordinary nine-year old trapped in a body damaged by cerebral palsy? When teenagers Bel and Claire start their community project at Willowbank special school, they have to learn the difference between wishful thinking and practical help. Age 12+
THE STROLLERS. By Lesley Beake. (Red Fox Pounds 2.99)
A shanty town in South Africa and a boy leaves home and his bullying stepfather as his seven brothers and sisters have done before him. The scene is set for teenage sensitivities to unfold in the harsh world of streetlife. Age 9 - 12
IN THE MONEY. By Helen Dunmore.(Red Fox Pounds 3.50).
Paul's Dad is suddenly rich. But who are the men who come to the house? And who is Sarah Louise, huddling down in the cellar, dressed in the rags of 100 years ago? A compulsive mixture of thriller, ghost story, and morality tale.