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Black and Asian Characters: Older Children's Fiction -

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Kites and Lemonade by Yasmeen bint Ahmad
    Kites and Lemonade - by Yasmeen bint Ahmad

    £12.99   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781448218295 | ISBN 10: 1448218292

    An amazing journey of secrets, self-discovery, kites, and lemonade!  Leena, who suffers from selective mutism, and her family move to Riyadh because of her father's job. Her new home is in a modern apartment building where she meets and makes ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1) by Jaimal Yogis and Vivian Truong
    The Awakening Storm: A Graphic Novel (City of Dragons #1) - by Jaimal Yogis and Vivian Truong

    £8.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9781338660425 | ISBN 10: 133866042x

    Grace and her friends must protect a newly hatched dragon from mysterious evildoers. When Grace moves to Hong Kong with her mum and new stepdad, her biggest concern is making friends at her fancy new boarding school. But when a mysterious old woman g ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Competition by Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu
    The Christmas Carrolls: The Christmas Competition - by Mel Taylor-Bessent, illustrated by Selom Sunu

    £7.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780755503742 | ISBN 10: 0755503740

    'A Christmas book about kindness and cheer to make even Scrooge's heart melt' ~ Dame Jacqueline Wilson on The Christmas Carrolls  Funny festive middle grade about the world's most Christmassy family from the founder of Authorfy, perfect for 8 ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair by Natasha Hastings, illustrated by  Alex T. Smith
    The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair - by Natasha Hastings, illustrated by Alex T. Smith

    £12.99   hardback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780008496050 | ISBN 10: 0008496056

    An amazing and captivating, curl-up-on-the-sofa debut about a magical frost fair and the lasting power of friendship.  It’s a cold winter during the Great Frost of 1683. Thomasina and Anne are the best of friends, one running her father’s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom by Sangu Mandanna
    Kiki Kallira Breaks a Kingdom - by Sangu Mandanna

    £7.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781444963441 | ISBN 10: 1444963449

    Kiki Kallira is more of a worrier than a warrior - but today she will learn to be a hero. The mythical beasts she loves to draw have come to life, and she is the only one who can defeat them. A middle-grade fantasy inspired by Hindu legends about anx ... more

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  • Cover image of book Vi Spy: Licence to Chill by Maz Evans
    Vi Spy: Licence to Chill - by Maz Evans

    £6.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781912626892 | ISBN 10: 1912626896

    Imagine...  Her Mum's a Super-Spy.  Her Dad's a Super-Villain.  And while her parents get divorced, an evil Overlord will take over the world.   Unless Vi does something about it!  When life give your piranhas... swim faster!  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asha & the Spirit Bird by Jasbinder Bilan
    Asha & the Spirit Bird - by Jasbinder Bilan

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911490197 | ISBN 10: 1911490192

    Asha lives on the family farm with her mother in rural India.   Her father is away working in the city, and when the money he sends stops suddenly, a wicked debt collector arrives. She’s determined to seize the property – and the treasure ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amina
    Amina's Voice - by Hena Khan

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781481492072 | ISBN 10: 1481492071

    A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this “compassionate, timely novel” (Booklist, starred review) from the awa ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Kid in My Class by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell
    A Kid in My Class - by Rachel Rooney, illustrated by Chris Riddell

    £10.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781910959879 | ISBN 10: 1910959871

    He’s not scared of nothing. Nobody. Never. Nah. Which means that he is. Tough kid. Not tough enough. I know - I once met his dad. ​  They’re all here... every kid in the class. The pushy one, the shy one. The whizz kid and th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World by Various authors
    Voices of the Future: Stories from Around the World - by Various authors

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472949431 | ISBN 10: 1472949439

    A wonderful anthology of eight stories addressing children's rights and sustainable development, written by child authors from all around the world and produced in conjunction with UNESCO's Voices of Future Generations initiative.   UNESCO's Voice ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales by Jamila Gavin, illustrated by Richard Collingridge
    Blackberry Blue And Other Fairy Tales - by Jamila Gavin, illustrated by Richard Collingridge

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781848531079 | ISBN 10: 1848531079

    Prepare to enter a world of magicians, enchanted forests, talking animals and wicked witches...   Here are six magical stories to thrill and enchant you. Watch Blackberry Blue rise from the bramble patch; follow Emeka the pathfinder on his mis ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Beautiful Lie by Irfan Master
    A Beautiful Lie - by Irfan Master

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781408805756 | ISBN 10: 1408805758

    An atmospheric, quirky and moving debut novel, set in India. Shortlisted for the Waterstones Childrens Book Prize and nominated for the 2011 Branford Boase Award.  An extraordinarily rich debut novel, set in India in 1947 at the time of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Journey to Jo
    Journey to Jo'burg - by Beverley Naidoo

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780007263509 | ISBN 10: 0007263503

    This is the story of love, commitment and the flowering of the human spirit against the background of South Africa's apartheid.  Frightened that their baby sister Dineo will die, thirteen-year-old Naledi and her younger brother Tiro run away from ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anancy
    Anancy's African Adventures - by Beulah Richmond

    £5.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9789768202116 | ISBN 10: 9768202114

    Follow Anancy and his friend Chaka in their adventures to Africa as they see new sites, animals, and things they have never seen before.  An exciting sequel to Anancy and Friends, Anancy's African Adventures features an imaginative story which c ... more

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