Tag: story

Best New YA (Young Adult) Novels

Think you know the story of The Little Mermaid? Think again…
This is a book with the darkest of undercurrents, full of rage and rallying cries: storytelling at its most spellbinding.
Blurb, Amazon

The windows on all the skyscrapers are smashed . . .
No power, no lights, no people . . .
It’s a parallel New York of some kind.
Blurb, Goodreads

Great introduction to a character not many people get to know.

Mera is strong and ferocious while exuding kindness and struggling to find a way to balance her own beliefs with what she thinks is best for her kingdom.Goodreads reviewer

The Kaiser murdered Theodosia’s mother, the Fire Queen, when Theo was only six. He took Theo’s country and kept her prisoner, crowning her Ash Princess–a pet to toy with and humiliate for ten long years.Blurb, Goodreads

Kellen and Reichis have just finished fighting a duel in the desert when Kellen inadvertently smears blood on the Daroman flag – an act of treason for which the Marshals have no choice but to arrest him. Just before he’s put before the Queen to be executed, Kellen is given a strange piece of advice from one of his fellow prisoners: kill the Queen and he’ll be given clemency by those who take power.Blurb, Amazon

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Guided Reading Questions – KS2 and KS3

Think about the last book or story that you read. Can you answer some of these questions?

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