Teenage Mexican author Aura Xilonen's novel of an immigrant's tale proves perspective and talent is ageless
Aura Xilonen started writing The Gringo Champion, which won Mexico’s Mauricio Achar/Random House Award, when she was just 16.
Romeo and Juliet is one of the most famous works of literature of all time. It tells the story of two teenagers from rival families who fall in love – but of course, their love is doomed. This classic story has inspired countless other books, films and stage musicals.
Book titles don’t come any more self-explanatory than this. No prizes for guessing the story the witty and funny Kaye Umansky is going to tell in her latest spellbinding novel.
The well loved British author of countless children’s classics also has a darker side to his literary genius. Read these short stories to find out more.
If your parents suddenly announced that you were packing up and moving to a town called “Perfect”, you, you might hear a few alarm bells ringing. Violet Brown has no desire to move house, thank you very much.
A lazy young rabbit matures into a warrior after his home is attacked in The Legend of Podkin One-Ear [Review]
With inspiration from epics such as The Hobbit and Watership Down, Podkin's tale is a fun adventure.
The wildlife of northern England – in particular grouse and hen harriers – are given focus in Gill Lewis’ novel about one boy’s struggle to raise an orphaned hen harrier chick.
The winner of the 2011 Soji Shimada Mystery Award talks to Young Post about his success, reading The Three Musketeers, and what takes a mystery novel from middling to mesmerising.
Patrick Ness is an award-winning YA writer whose novels are about teenagers living in today’s world, not in magical lands or fantasy kingdoms.
Continuing the story of intrigue started in Cogheart, find out how the first human with a mechanical clockwork heart deals with a notorious escaped criminal.