Six Days By Philip Webb Published by Chicken House/Scholastic ISBN 97819064277Sunday, 29 July, 2012, 12:00am
Delirium By Lauren Oliver Published by Hodder/Hachette Children's Books ISBN 978 0 340 98093 422 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
The Keepers' Daughter By Gill Arbuthnott Published by Chicken House ISBN 978 1 05294 94 7
Nyssa never feels sorry for herself. She knows she is lucky to be living the life she has, even though her days are filled with hard work and questions. Nyssa doesn't know who she is.8 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
'No one will forget me. The girl who was on fire'
A fully formed hero6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
If someone tells you that you look like the cat that got the cream, what do they mean? Listen to two conversations with people who look like 'the cat that got the cream', and then answer the questions.
1 How old is Paul?
c. 1726 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Jasper Jones By Craig Silvey Published by Windmill Books ISBN 978 0099 537540
A knock on his bedroom window one summer night in 1965 changes the comfortable, innocent life of 13-year-old Charlie Bucktin.25 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
The Haunting of Charity Delafield By Ian Beck Published by The Bodley Head ISBN 978 0370 33210917 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
'Do not meddle in the affairs of wizards. They are quick to anger'
J R R Tolkien (1892-1973), novelist
A quick question13 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Each morning at about 8.30, the TV programme Breakfast Time has a section called 'Good Deed Feed'. Viewers are invited to phone in to express their thanks to someone who has recently done them a good deed. Listen to yesterday's four callers and answer the questions.
1 Where was Kate when she fainted?
a. in the kitchen at home12 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
When someone tells you he got rich through hard work, ask him 'whose?' - Don Marquis, American writer (1878 - 1937)
Work it out
The verb 'to work' has different meanings when it is used with the prepositions at/out/off/up. What do these phrases mean?
1 to work at (something)
a. to try hard to achieve something6 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
Have you ever felt that something was really unfair? Listen to Ryan speaking to his friend, Maggie, about something he thinks was very unfair. Then answer these questions.
1 Who is Ryan complaining about?
2 When was the Ryan's birthday?
a. over a week ago
b. last month5 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
India Dark By Kirsty Murray Published by Templar ISBN 978 1 84877 210 6
Kirsty Murray's new novel is based on the true story of a troupe of Australian child performers who toured Asia in the early 1900s. It tells what happened when these exploited kids fought back against their cruel manager.4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
1 Where does Lena Pahlsson live?
a. b. c.
2 Lena has a big garden behind her house. In which part was she working when she made a surprising discovery?
a. b. c.
3 What was her reaction?
a. b. c.
4 Which is Lena's ring?
a. b. c.
5 When did Lena lose the ring?29 May 2012 - 12:00am
Go to the Young Post website, choose 'Listening' from the menu and find the sound clip for this week's article. It relates to the questions below Listen to this interview with Max Jones, a member of the boy band Two Streets, and then answer the questions
1 How is the band's latest single different from the other tracks on their album?
a. it wasn't written by them22 May 2012 - 12:00am
Orpheus never grew tired of making music. He played the lyre and sang better than any other young man on the island of Thrace. Every morning, he would wake up with the sun and begin to make music to welcome the day.21 May 2012 - 12:00am