School Novels

Here’s a selection of the popular school novels and plays featured on the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate curriculums. 

It's Not Yet Dark

Paperback, 08/01/2015, €10.40
'A story of courage, heart, of coming back for more, of love and struggle and the power of both' Joseph O'Connor

Next Step in the Dance

Paperback, 06/11/2014, €12.95

The Spinning Heart

Paperback, 19/12/2013, €10.40
In the aftermath of Ireland's financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town. As violence flares, the characters face a battle between public persona and inner desires. This book captures the language and spirit of rural Ireland and with uncanny perception articulates the words and thoughts of a generation.

The Foster

Paperback, 02/09/2010, €10.40
A small girl is sent to live with foster parents on a farm in rural Ireland, without knowing when she will return home. In the strangers' house, she finds a warmth and affection she has not known before and slowly begins to blossom in their care. And then a secret is revealed and suddenly, she realizes how fragile her idyll is.

All My Sons

Paperback, 03/12/2009, €12.75
In Joe and Kate Keller's family garden, an apple tree - a memorial to their son Larry, lost in the Second World War - has been torn down by a storm. But his loss is not the only part of the family's past they can't put behind them.

The Playboy of the Western World

Paperback, 01/01/1986, €8.00
Synge's masterpiece about a father, a son, a woman in love and a tragedy.