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Dulwich College (Singapore) - Read for Change

School is almost out, your reading nook is beckoning and it's time to fill your days with stories! In this list, you'll find recommendations just for you - from non-fiction to poetry to graphic novels, from stories of children who have changed the world to stories that will inspire you to change the world. 

Dulwich Families, please use your special discount code at the checkout. And if you need help deciding, we can make a recommendation just for your child(ren) - use the chat button to talk to us in real-time!

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  • Mya's Strategy To Save The World

    $12.30

    Written by Tanya Lloyd KyipaperbackMya Parsons runs her school’s social justice club with her best friend, Cleo. Her lifelong desire is to work for...

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    $12.30
  • Through My Eyes: Naveed

    $17.60

    Written by John Heffernanpaperback Naveed is sick of war - of the foreign powers and the Taliban, the warlords and the drug barons that together ha...

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    $17.60
  • Through My Eyes: Hasina

    $17.60

    Written by Michelle Aung Thin paperback A gripping story of one child's experience of the refugee crisis in Myanmar.  The men come at night. The fi...

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    $17.60
  • Slime

    $24.50

    Written by David Walliams  |  Illustrated by Tony RosspaperbackWELCOME TO THE ISLE OF MULCH!This little island is home to a large number of horrib...

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    $24.50
  • The Little Wave

    $17.00

    Written by Pip HarrypaperbackA moving and heartwarming verse novel from CBCA shortlisted author Pip Harry about friendship, new experiences and st...

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    $17.00
  • Aru Shah and the Song of Death

    $14.90

    Written by Roshani Chokshipaperback Aru is only just getting the hang of this whole Pandava thing when the Otherworld goes into full panic mode. T...

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    $14.90
  • Overheard in a Tower Block

    $15.00

    Written by Joseph Coelhopaperback A disappearing father and a Mermaid-Queen mother; statues that sing for flesh and blood; bullies who kick you un...

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    $15.00
  • The Miscalculations of Lightning Girl

    $13.80

    Written by Stacy McAnultypaperback Lucy Callahan’s life was changed forever when she was struck by lightning. She doesn’t remember it, but the zap ...

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    $13.80
  • Amal Unbound

    $15.50

    Written by Aisha Saeedpaperback Amal has big dreams, until a nightmarish encounter . . .Twelve-year-old Amal’s dream of becoming a teacher one day ...

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    $15.50
  • The Girl Who Speaks Bear

    $18.00

    Written by Sophie Andersonpaperback Found abandoned in a bear cave as a baby, Yanka has always wondered about where she is from. She tries to ignor...

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    $18.00
  • Rebel Genius

    $15.50

    Written by Michael Dante DiMartinopaperback In 12-year-old Giacomo’s Renaissance-inspired world, art is powerful, dangerous, and outlawed. A few ar...

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    $15.50
  • Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire

    $16.90

    Written by Nat AmoorepaperbackThe hilarious story of one bag of cash, two best friends and a whole lot of trouble.Finding a million dollars in your...

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    $16.90
  • Takedown

    $13.80

    Written by Laura ShovanpaperbackDiscover what happens when one girl wants to break barriers in a sport dominated by boys in this exciting and thoug...

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    $13.80
  • Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change

    $23.90

    Written by Robin Stevenson  |  Illustrated by Allison SteinfeldhardcoverEvery activist started out as a kid — and in some cases they were kids when...

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    $23.90
  • Unlocking the Universe

    $27.80

    Written by Stephen & Lucy Hawkingpaperback What would it have been like to walk the lava-filled earth four and a half billion years ago? Or tak...

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    $27.80
  • what if?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

    $22.50

    Written and Illustrated by Randall MunroepaperbackMillions visit xkcd.com each week to read Randall Munroe's iconic webcomic. Fans ask him a lot of...

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    $22.50
  • Heroes : Incredible true stories of courageous animals

    $23.50

    Written by David Long and Kerry HyndmanpaperbackFor as long as there have been wars, animals have been out there saving lives. Courageous dogs, ca...

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    $23.50
  • Earth Heroes: 20 Inspiring Stories of People Saving Our World

    $21.50

    Written by Lily DyuhardcoverThis inspirational collection of stories about how individual people are saving the planet is the ultimate gift for any...

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    $21.50
  • The Colours of History : How Colours Shaped the World

    $23.50

    Written by Clive Gifford  |  Illustrated by Marc-Etienne PeintrepaperbackWhy did Roman emperors wear purple? Which colour is made from crushed beet...

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    $23.50
  • Animal Record Breakers

    $21.30

    Written by Steve ParkerpaperbackWith bold and colourful illustrations, eye-catching photographs and the latest expert research, Record Breakers boo...

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    $21.30
  • Literally: Amazing Words and Where They Come From

    $25.70

    Written by Patrick Skipworth  |  Illustrated by Nicholas StevensonhardcoverThis stunning picture book explores the extraordinary stories behind the...

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    $25.70