The Wee Free Men (2003) by Terry Pratchett. A delightful read, though delightful is a strange word to use about the determined and non-sentimental Tiffany and the fighting Nac Mac Feegles. Finished 2nd Sept 2015, probably fourth read.
there was never an apple, in adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it. | Neil Gaiman tattoo | Quote from Good Omens | Source: Liz, inked by Robbie at Gypsy Tattoo Parlor