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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
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Young Adult Audio Book
      Pub date
      2001 Whitbread Childrens
    • Search Result #16. The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman

    • Title
      The Amber Spyglass
      Author
      Philip Pullman
      Holdings
      7 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 7 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
      3 copies available at 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
      5 copies available at Barrett Branch and 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
      6 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
      1 copy available at Beatley Central Library in Juvenile Fiction
      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
      1 copy available at Duncan Branch in Juvenile Audio Book
      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 Beatley Central Library, 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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