Latest Teens Books
Note: This work explores the many issues which surround death. It looks at ways in which we might plan for our death, the cost of a funeral and explores different funeral rites throughout the world. It also explores the ways in which grief affects people and the help which is available to them.
Note: Being obese or overweight can lead to many health issues, and this book explores how eating a healthy, nutritious diet can help. From 5-a-day to planning meal budgets there is advice on how to make healthier choices.
Note: Social networking has seen a massive rise in a relatively short period of time. It is constantly evolving and transforming the way we live our lives. Social media is used, on average by 99% of 16-24 year olds and for about an hour every day. This book explores the rise of social media sites and how to use them safely.
Note: Sport is a part of many people's lives, whether they are participants in sport or spectators. This book explores the many issues which sport raises, such as violence amongst football fans, discrimination against women in sport, and the issue of doping in sport. It also considers the impact of Olympic success which has caused a surge in youngsters taking up sport for the first time.
Note: This work explores the rights of children throughout the world and the conditions in which some of those children are working. It also looks at child marriage and the steps being taken to try to combat this.
Note: Herbal medicines, acupuncture, yoga and 'giggle doctors' are just a few of the complementary and alternative medicines and therapies available today. This book explores the many treatments which are on offer to patients. It also considers the safety and effectiveness of using them.
Note: Originally published: 2017 Fox Benwell delivers a harrowing and beautifully written novel that explores the relationship between two girls obsessed with music, the practice of corrective rape and the risks and power of using your voice. Neo loves music, and all she ever wanted was a life sharing this passion, on the radio. When she meets Tale, the lead singer in a local South African band, their shared love of music grows. So does their love for each other. But not everyone approves. Then Neo lands her dream job of working at a popular radio station, and she discovers that using your voice is sometimes harder than expected, and there are always consequences.
Note: Contents: The darkness / Lucy Christopher -- The twins of Blackfin / Kat Ellis -- Matchstick girl / Rhian Ivory A chilling collection of three novellas from YA authors Lucy Christopher, Kat Ellis and Rhian Ivory.
Note: 15-year-old Kel Crow lives in a water-logged world, with a family with whom she shares nothing but blood and a heart defect that she knows could kill her any day. She has a plan to escape, and it's a good one: stowaway on the ship, kidnap the girl, swap the girl to buy passage to America and a life-saving operation. But plans never go how they're meant to.
Note: The maths needed to succeed in GCSE Computer Science is harder than ever before. Suitable for all awarding bodies, this practical handbook addresses all of the maths skills needed for the GCSE. Worked examples, practice questions, 'remember points' and 'stretch yourself' questions give students plenty of practice to build their confidence.