12 Notable Rebels (8-11)

Characters who wouldn't accept 'no'

History is hardly ever made by those who follow the rules. The same is true of a good story. What fun is it, reading about someone who just sits quietly and does as they're told? Nah, we want a good rebel, don't we?

Blood Runner cover

5. Blood Runner

James Riordan
William Wallace cover

6. William Wallace and All That

Allan Burnett, Scoular Anderson (Illus)
Dreamsnatcher cover

7. The Dreamsnatcher

Abi Elphinstone
Girl of Ink and Stars cover

8. The Girl of Ink and Stars

Kiran Millwood Hargrave
Pippi Longstocking cover

9. Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren, Lauren Child (Illus)
Osbert the Avenger cover

11. Osbert the Avenger

Christopher William Hill
I Am Malala cover

12. I Am Malala

Malala Yousafzai

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Brianne Moore

Brianne is a website editor with Scottish Book Trust