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You’re never too young to start reading Ursula K. LeGuin. This science fiction novella was originally published in 1972, and is set on the fictional planet of Athshe, which is threatened by a military logging colony — until the natives begin a revolt. Because of some mature themes, this is a read better suited for teens.

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Every Leaf a Hallelujah - Ben Okra

Mangoshi lives with her mum and dad in a village near the forest. When her mum becomes ill, Mangoshi knows only one thing can help her – a special flower that grows deep in the forest. The little girl needs all her courage when she sets out alone to find and bring back the flower, and all her kindness to overpower the dangers she encounters on the quest. Ben Okri brings the power of his mystic vision to a timely story that weaves together wonder, adventure and environmentalism.


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