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Transition texts for Years 6 & 7

Keep children reading for pleasure, and help them prepare for the transition from KS2 to KS3 with this selection of captivating books whose main characters face and overcome a range of challenging new situations.

The Boy Who Fooled the World

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Cole is the odd one out at school: the other kids have the latest gadgets and trainers, while his family struggles to make ends meet. Until the day one of his paintings is talent-spotted and sells for thousands of pounds at a posh London gallery. Suddenly, Cole is the toast of the international art world, the star guest on TV shows, rich beyond his wildest dreams, hailed as a boy genius. Being famous is FANTASTIC, but Cole has a guilty secret that if exposed will bring everything crashing down around him…

ATOS Book Level 4.5 | Points Value 8

£6.99 £3.50

The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh

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Billy Plimpton is an eleven-year-old boy with a big dream. He wants to be a stand-up comedian when he grows up: delivering pinpoint punch-lines and having audiences hang on his every hilarious word.

A tough career for anyone – but surely impossible for Billy, who has a stammer. How will he find his voice, if his voice won’t let him speak?

ATOS Book Level 4.9 | Points Value 9

£6.99 £3.50

You Are a Champion

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Marcus Rashford MBE is famous worldwide for his skills both on and off the pitch – but before he was a Manchester United and England footballer, and long before he started his inspiring campaign to end child food poverty, he was just an ordinary kid from Wythenshawe, South Manchester. Now the nation’s favourite footballer wants to show YOU how to achieve your dreams, in this positive and inspiring guide for life.

ATOS Book Level 5.9 | Points Value 5.

£9.99 £4.99

You Can Do It

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From Marcus Rashford MBE and Carl Anka, the bestselling authors of You Are a Champion, comes the eagerly-awaited inspiring and positive follow-up, You Can Do It: How to Find Your Voice and Make a Difference.

Marcus uses the power of his voice to shine a light on the injustices that he cares passionately about, and now he wants to help YOU find the power in yours! From surrounding yourself with the right team, to showing kindness to those around you, to celebrating and championing difference, You Can Do It shows you that your voice really does matter and that you can do anything you put your mind to. You don’t have to be an international footballer to make a difference – even the smallest changes can have the biggest impact.

ATOS Book Level 6.1 | Points Value 5

£7.99 £3.99

The Haunting of Aveline Jones

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Aveline Jones loves reading ghost stories, so a dreary half-term becomes much more exciting when she discovers a spooky old book. Not only are the stories spine-tingling, but it once belonged to Primrose Penberthy, who vanished mysteriously, never to be seen again. Intrigued, Aveline decides to investigate Primrose’s disappearance.

ATOS Book Level 5.6 | Points Value 5

£6.99 £3.50

Striking Out

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Thirteen-year-old Jerome Jackson dreams of becoming a world-class footballer.

But with a difficult home life, Jerome can’t see how he’ll ever make this dream come true… until he meets a mentor figure who can hopefully put him on the right track.

ATOS Book Level 4.6 | Points Value 8

£7.99 £3.99

The Last Firefox

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Between bullies at school and changes at home, Charlie Challinor finds life a bit scary. And when he’s made guardian of a furry fox cub called Cadno, things get a whole lot scarier. Because Cadno isn’t just any fox: he’s a firefox: the only one of his kind, and a sinister hunter from another world is on his trail.

Swept up into an unexpected adventure to protect his flammable friend, Charlie’s going to need to find the bravery he never thought he had, if he’s going to save the last firefox…

ATOS Book Level 4.6 | Points Value 6

£7.99 £3.99

Skandar & the Unicorn Thief

Thirteen-year-old Skandar Smith has only ever wanted to be a unicorn rider. To be one of the lucky few selected to hatch a unicorn. To bond with it for life; to train together and race for glory; to be a hero.

But just as Skandar’s dream is about to come true, things start to take a more dangerous turn than he could ever have imagined. A dark and twisted enemy has stolen the Island’s most powerful unicorn – and as the threat grows ever closer, Skandar discovers a secret that could blow apart his world forever . . .

ATOS Book Level 5.7 | Points Value 15

£7.99 £3.99

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