Skip to main content


Shelf-Help comes to The Green School for Girls...

Shelf-Help is an initiative by the Reading Agency to encourage reading in a new perspective. These books are self-help books for teenagers from bullying, anxiety to just 'being a teenager'.  Please find below the books that we have for this initiative in the CIRCLE, or if they are out on loan then head down to your local library.  If you would like any further information, then do not hesitate to contact Miss. Gray, Librarian.  More information will be found here...  
Recent posts


About the Series THE WAYS OF THE WORLD  Paris, 1919 With the fate of the world's nations hanging in the balance, a secret affair ends with the death of a senior British diplomat. As the authorities try to pass it off as a bizarre accident, ex-RFC flying ace, James 'Max' Maxted is convinced otherwise and throws himself headfirst into the dark heart of a seemingly impenetrable mystery - hellbent on uncovering the truth. With friends indistinguishable from foes, the only way is to keep pushing . . . until you can see who's pushing back! THE CORNERS OF THE GLOBE  Spring, 1919 Max Maxted has left Paris after avenging the murder of his father, Sir Henry Maxted, convinced the only man who knows about the mysterious events leading up to his death is elusive German spymaster, Fritz Lemmer. To find out more, he turns double agent and is despatched by Lemmer to the Orkney Isles to gain possession of a document secreted aboard one of the German battleships interned in Sc


With equal fascination for the local gang - the Dell Farm Crew - and the pigeon who visits his balcony, 11-year-old Harri absorbs the many strange elements of his new life in England. But when a boy is knifed to death and a police appeal for witnesses draws only silence, Harri decides to start a murder investigation of his own.Longlisted for the 2011 Man Booker Prize.Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award 2011. Staff Reader, Mr Carter, has reviewed Pigeon English , here's what he has to say about it: Told from the perspective of Harri, an eleven year old who recently moved from Ghana to an inner city council estate, Pigeon English perfectly depicts the horrifying reality of gangs and knife-crime in London. When a boy is murdered outside a fast food restaurant, Harri and his CSI-obsessed friend Dean take it upon themselves to investigate the crime themselves. However in an estate which is run by the Dell Farm Crew and where the police can't be trusted, Harri's


I know the mill has a story cos there’s something strange going on. I heard something. I’ve decided that I’m going to find out what it is later today when Ma leaves. Cos even if it is scary, we live here and we’re never leaving. So if there’s something going on, I need to know. In an old, abandoned mill in the heart of Dublin, Sam and her ma take shelter from their memories of life on the streets, and watch the busy world go by. The windows are boarded up and the floorboards falling in, but for Sam neither of those things matter. It’s The Castle – a home of her own like no other, and a place of safety. But hard as she tries to hold on to her world, things are starting to change. As the men in yellow coats close in on their refuge, and her ma spins further out of control, Sam finds herself seeking friendship in the ghosts of the mill – and questioning who is really there. Our Year 7 Book Group, Shadows read a reviewed The Girl In Between and here is what they have to say about it..