Browse our recommended books for children aged 11 to 13, including fantastic fiction, graphic novels, fun facts, growing up and essential life skills, and illustrated dictionaries for SATs and GCSEs.
Our top picks for 11-13 year-olds this Christmas include an epic story of destiny and magic, a guide to creating your own magazines and an infographic-style book about our incredible planet.
With the UK preparing for a General Election in December, it's never too early for children to start learning about politics and issues such as human rights, freedom of speech and whether 16 year-olds should have the right to vote.
An informative guide to political systems, elections, voting and government, and issues including feminism, human rights, freedom of speech and fake news, all explained with clear text and bright, infographic style illustrations. Includes tips on how to argue and debate, a glossary, and links to specially selected websites with more information.
This entertaining book does an admirable job of explaining politics... An excellent trigger for debate. The Sunday Times (Children's Book of the Week)
Authors Alex Frith, Rosie Hore and Louie Stowell discuss writing Politics for Beginners – and why the book is important in turbulent times.
Take a look at our top fiction for 11-13 year olds, including the CILIP Carnegie Medal award-winning Where the World Ends – or the Jurassic Park meets The Hunger Games world of The Extinction Trials.
If you're looking for engrossing and easy to read introductions to classic stories and legends, try these adventures packed with thrills and swashbuckling heroes.
Did you know that Neil Armstrong's boots are still on the Moon? Or that thousands of mites live inside the skin of your face? Discover hundreds more fun facts in these lively books with infographic-style illustrations.
Entering teenage years brings many challenges, but these frank and friendly books will help young people with growing up, managing their money, looking after their mental health and using the internet safely.
Key concepts and basic ideas are clearly explained in these essential home or school reference books for SAT and GCSE students.