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Berlie Doherty

Berlie Doherty

·3.7·4,629 Ratings
“ Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. ” ― Walt Whitman
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  • Daughter of the Sea

    2000·
    ·3.83·89 Ratings
    Gioga is a gift from the sea to the childless Jannet and Munroe--but only a temporary one. The couple treat Gioga as if she were of their own flesh and blood, not understanding that they would need to let her go before long. When it comes time to return t
  • Dear Nobody

    2001·
    ·3.4·1,082 Ratings
    The moving and very real story of two teenagers and an unplanned pregnancy. It is told from two viewpoints - that of Helen as she writes her thoughts in a series of letters to the unborn baby, the Dear Nobody of the title, and of Chris as he reads the let
  • Street Child

    1993·
    ·3.98·523 Ratings
    A fictional account of the experiences of Jim Jarvis, a young orphan who escapes the workhouse in 1860's London and survives brutal treatment and desperate circumstances until he is taken in by Dr. Barnardo, founder of a school for the city's "ragged" chi
  • Spellhorn

    1989·
    ·3.71·156 Ratings
    A blind girl and a unicorn in a world where magic and reality merge together. Can Laura save the Wild Ones and take them to the safety of the Bright Wilderness? Laura is blind, but though she cannot see, she is an acutely perceptive child. As soon as she
  • The Company of Ghosts

    2015·
    ·3.52·160 Ratings
    A beautiful, haunting ghost story from a Carnegie award-winning writer of young adult fictionIt was a seascape, moody with rocks and cliffs and wild showers of spray. Ellie’s own reflection was drawn into it, like a ghost image among the lights and sh
  • War Girls

    2014·
    ·3.81·118 Ratings
    1914: War has broken out across Europe and beyond. Nothing will ever be the same again for those caught up in the conflict.This collection of short stories explores how the First World War changed and shaped the lives of women forever. A courageous nurse
  • Haunted

    2013·
    ·3.67·61 Ratings
    A fantastic collection of ghost stories from leading children's authorsDerek Landy (Scepter of the Ancients), Philip Reeve (Mortal Engines), Joseph Delaney (Revenge of the Witch), Susan Cooper (The Dark Is Rising), Eleanor Updale (Montmorency), Jamila Gav
  • The Girl Who Saw Lions

    2007·
    ·3.93·134 Ratings
    "BE STRONG MY ABELA."  Orphaned by AIDS in Africa, Abela has a long journey ahead.When Abela’s mother dies of Aids in their African village, she is left to face the lions of the world. Lions like her Uncle Thomas who has plans to sell her in Europe. Li
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