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    The Glass Bird Girl – Esme Kerr

    “Edie crouched on her bedroom windowsill, training her field glasses on the three boys by the stone pond. Their names were Lyle, Jason and Tom, and she hated them. They were like foxes, thin and cunning, with eyes that flashed through mops of filthy hair.  It was nearly a month since Edie had come to live with her cousins at Folly Farm, and she had learned to keep out of their way. If she wanted to know what they were doing, she spied.” Edie’s grandmother has been put in a home and she’s been forced to move from her home in London to a farm with her three horrible cousins…

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    The Lost Journals of Benjamin Tooth – Mackenzie Crook

    “Monday 18th April 1768 My name is Benjamin Tooth. This is my journal.  One day I will be remembered as the greatest scientist that the world has ever known and so it is my duty to mankind to record my thoughts the future generations are able to study the progress of a genius.  I am eleven years old.” At eleven years old Benjamin Tooth knows he is destined for greater things than his humble home can offer. He will go to university and become a master of the sciences, he will marry the most beautiful girl and be happy. Or at least this is what he believes, and when he…