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Heroes is a series of short novels and plays intended for young boys, created with series editor Frank Cottrell Boyce. The series includes teaching resources and is designed to motivate reluctant readers.

The series comprises three novels and one play intended for use in Year 7, and three novels and one play intended for use in Year 8, as part of Key Stage 3 . Each novel and play is also accompanied by an "ActiveTeach" CD-ROM providing interactive learning opportunities linked to the source material. There is also a Teacher Guidebook, Improve Boys' Reading.


For Year 7 teaching

  • Eg and Me (by David Grant)
  • Ghost Game (by Nigel Hinton)
  • i-ssassins (by Christopher Edge)

For Year 8 teaching

  • Blood Oath (by Chris Priestley)
  • Do Not Wake the Devil (by A&P Peters)
  • Monster Island (by Justin Richards)


For Year 7 teaching

  • The Death of Jude Hill (by Richard Conlon)

For Year 8 teaching

  • Chamber of Nothing (by Cathy Forde)
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