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'The Times' newspaper-style series

17/06/2018

If you're running a reporter's club, looking for examples of non-chronological reports, or simply trying to hook in reluctant readers, then The Times books by Stella Gurney, illustrated by Matthew Hodson and published...

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Free Secondary books to read and review

17/06/2018

We are working with publishers to give away some brilliant books this summer for you to read and review! The books range from ages 11+ to 14+ and include titles by David Almond, Brian Conaghan and Amy Alward. Find out...

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Library Initiatives

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Setting up your Chatterbooks group

Chatterbooks, the national reading group initiative based in public libraries, is now moving into schools. What is Chatterbooks? Chatterbooks is a nationally-coordinated programme of reading groups run...

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Latest Titles

St Grizzle's School for Girls, Geeks and Tag-along Zombies

This is the third in the series of McCombie's and Becka Moor's collaboration featuring St Grizzle's School for Girls. In the first, Dani arrived at this very strange school when her mother had to go abroad for an...

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Max and the Millions

As with all good children's books these days, this isn't just a straight yarn. Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery begins by introducing one of the unlikely heroes of the story - a school caretaker with more than...

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