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Costa Children's Book Award - Recommended Reading

Formerly Whitbread; Awarded annually to works by authors who have lived for three or more years in Great Britain or Ireland. 
    • Search Result #1. Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner

    • Title
      Maggot Moon
      Author
      Sally Gardner
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2012 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #2. Blood Red Road by Moira Young

    • Title
      Blood Red Road
      Author
      Moira Young
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2011 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #3. Out of Shadows by Jason Wallace

    • Title
      Out of Shadows
      Author
      Jason Wallace
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2010 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #4. The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness

    • Title
      The Ask and the Answer
      Author
      Patrick Ness
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2009 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #5. The Ask and the Answer by Patrick Ness

    • Title
      The Ask and the Answer
      Author
      Patrick Ness
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2009 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #6. Just Henry by Michelle Magorian

    • Title
      Just Henry
      Author
      Michelle Magorian
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2008 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #7. The Bower Bird by Ann Kelley

    • Title
      The Bower Bird
      Author
      Ann Kelley
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      2007 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #8. Set in Stone by Linda Newbery

    • Title
      Set in Stone
      Author
      Linda Newbery
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2006 Costa Childrens
    • Search Result #9. The New Policeman by Kate Thompson

    • Title
      The New Policeman
      Author
      Kate Thompson
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2005 Whitbread Childrens, 2005 Guardian Children's Fiction, 2006 Irish Children's Book
    • Search Result #10. The New Policeman by Kate Thompson

    • Title
      The New Policeman
      Author
      Kate Thompson
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2005 Whitbread Childrens, 2005 Guardian Children's Fiction, 2006 Irish Children's Book
    • Search Result #11. Not the End of the World by Geraldine McCaughrean

    • Title
      Not the End of the World
      Author
      Geraldine McCaughrean
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2004 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #12. The Fire-Eaters by David Almond

    • Title
      The Fire-Eaters
      Author
      David Almond
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2003 Whitbread Childrens, 2004 Horn Book /Fiction, 2003 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #13. Saffy\'s Angel by Hilary McKay

    • Title
      Saffy's Angel
      Author
      Hilary McKay
      Holdings
      4 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2002 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #14. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

    • Title
      The Amber Spyglass
      Author
      Philip Pullman
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      2001 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #15. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

    • Title
      The Amber Spyglass
      Author
      Philip Pullman
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2001 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #16. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

    • Title
      The Amber Spyglass
      Author
      Philip Pullman
      Holdings
      6 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      2001 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #17. Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin

    • Title
      Coram Boy
      Author
      Jamila Gavin
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      2000 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #18. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

    • Title
      Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
      Author
      J. K. Rowling
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread Childrens, 2001 WEMA Intermed., 2004 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2002 Soaring Eagle, 1999 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #19. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

    • Title
      Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
      Author
      J. K. Rowling
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread Childrens, 2001 WEMA Intermed., 2004 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2002 Soaring Eagle, 1999 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #20. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

    • Title
      Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
      Author
      J. K. Rowling
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 10 days)
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread Childrens, 2001 WEMA Intermed., 2004 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2002 Soaring Eagle, 1999 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #21. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

    • Title
      Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
      Author
      J. K. Rowling
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Burke Branch and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread Childrens, 2001 WEMA Intermed., 2004 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2002 Soaring Eagle, 1999 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #22. Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

    • Title
      Harry Potter And The Prisoner Of Azkaban
      Author
      J. K. Rowling
      Holdings
      3 copies available at Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1999 Whitbread Childrens, 2001 WEMA Intermed., 2004 Indian Paintbrush 4-6, 2002 Soaring Eagle, 1999 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #23. Skellig by David Almond

    • Title
      Skellig
      Author
      David Almond
      Holdings
      5 copies available at Beatley Central Library, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1998 Carnegie, 1998 Whitbread Childrens, 2002 Garden St.6-8 Fic
    • Search Result #24. Skellig by David Almond

    • Title
      Skellig
      Author
      David Almond
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      1998 Carnegie, 1998 Whitbread Childrens, 2002 Garden St.6-8 Fic
    • Search Result #25. Aquila by Andrew Norriss

    • Title
      Aquila
      Author
      Andrew Norriss
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1997 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #26. The Tulip Touch by Anne Fine

    • Title
      The Tulip Touch
      Author
      Anne Fine
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1996 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #27. The Wreck of the Zanzibar by Michael Morpurgo

    • Title
      The Wreck of the Zanzibar
      Author
      Michael Morpurgo
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1995 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #28. Gold Dust by Geraldine McCaughrean

    • Title
      Gold Dust
      Author
      Geraldine McCaughrean
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1994 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #29. Flour Babies by Anne Fine

    • Title
      Flour Babies
      Author
      Anne Fine
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Young Adult Fiction
      Pub date
      1992 Carnegie, 1993 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #30. The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross

    • Title
      The Great Elephant Chase
      Author
      Gillian Cross
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1992 Whitbread Childrens, 1992 Nestlé 9-11
    • Search Result #31. Harvey Angell by Diana Hendry

    • Title
      Harvey Angell
      Author
      Diana Hendry
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Juvenile Fiction
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #32. Harvey Angell by Diana Hendry

    • Title
      Harvey Angell
      Author
      Diana Hendry
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Juvenile Fiction
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #33. Harvey Angell by Diana Hendry

    • Title
      Harvey Angell
      Author
      Diana Hendry
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Barrett Branch and Burke Branch
      Pub date
      1991 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #34. AK by Peter Dickinson

    • Title
      AK
      Author
      Peter Dickinson
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1990 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #35. Why Weeps the Brogan? by Hugh Scott

    • Title
      Why Weeps the Brogan?
      Author
      Hugh Scott
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1989 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #36. Awaiting Developments by Judy Allen

    • Title
      Awaiting Developments
      Author
      Judy Allen
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1988 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #37. A Little Lower than the Angels by Geraldine McCaughrean

    • Title
      A Little Lower than the Angels
      Author
      Geraldine McCaughrean
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1987 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #38. The Coal House by Andrew Taylor

    • Title
      The Coal House
      Author
      Andrew Taylor
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1986 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #39. The Nature of the Beast by Janni Howker

    • Title
      The Nature of the Beast
      Author
      Janni Howker
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1985 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #40. The Queen of the Pharisees\' Children by Barbara Willard

    • Title
      The Queen of the Pharisees' Children
      Author
      Barbara Willard
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1984 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #41. The Witches by Roald Dahl

    • Title
      The Witches
      Author
      Roald Dahl
      Holdings
      2 copies available at Beatley Central Library
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #42. The Witches by Roald Dahl

    • Title
      The Witches
      Author
      Roald Dahl
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Online
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #43. The Witches by Roald Dahl

    • Title
      The Witches
      Author
      Roald Dahl
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Barrett Branch in Juvenile Audio Book
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #44. The Witches by Roald Dahl

    • Title
      The Witches
      Author
      Roald Dahl
      Holdings
      No copies currently available. (Estimated wait is 5 days)
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #45. The Witches by Roald Dahl

    • Title
      The Witches
      Author
      Roald Dahl
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Juvenile Audio Book
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #46. The Witches by Roald Dahl

    • Title
      The Witches
      Author
      Roald Dahl
      Holdings
      6 copies available at Barrett Branch, Burke Branch, and Duncan Branch
      Pub date
      1983 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #47. The Song of Pentecost by W. J. Corbett

    • Title
      The Song of Pentecost
      Author
      W. J. Corbett
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1982 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #48. The Hollow Land by Jane Gardam

    • Title
      The Hollow Land
      Author
      Jane Gardam
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1981 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #49. John Diamond by Leon Garfield

    • Title
      John Diamond
      Author
      Leon Garfield
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1980 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #50. Tulku by Peter Dickinson

    • Title
      Tulku
      Author
      Peter Dickinson
      Holdings
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Fiction
      Pub date
      1979 Carnegie, 1979 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #51. The Battle of Bubble & Squeak by Philippa Pearce

    • Title
      The Battle of Bubble & Squeak
      Author
      Philippa Pearce
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1978 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #52. No End to Yesterday by Shelagh Macdonald

    • Title
      No End to Yesterday
      Author
      Shelagh Macdonald
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1977 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #53. A Stitch in Time by Penelope Lively

    • Title
      A Stitch in Time
      Author
      Penelope Lively
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1976 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #54. How Tom Beat Captain Najork & His Hired Sportsmen by Russell Hoban & Quentin Blake

    • Title
      How Tom Beat Captain Najork & His Hired Sportsmen
      Author
      Russell Hoban & Quentin Blake
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1974 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #55. The Emperor\'s Winding Sheet by Jill Paton Walsh

    • Title
      The Emperor's Winding Sheet
      Author
      Jill Paton Walsh
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1974 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #56. The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper\'s Feast by Alan Aldridge & William Plomer

    • Title
      The Butterfly Ball & The Grasshopper's Feast
      Author
      Alan Aldridge & William Plomer
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1973 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #57. The Diddakoi by Rumer Godden

    • Title
      The Diddakoi
      Author
      Rumer Godden
      Holdings
      No copies of this title were found.
      Pub date
      1972 Whitbread Childrens
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