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Free books to read & review

04/12/2018

We're looking for help to review the following books for ReadingZone. Email the title you would like to review during the holidays to info@readingzone.com.

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Costa shortlist announced

27/11/2018

The shortlists for the 2018 Costa Book Awards have been announced. The Costa Children's Book Awards shortlist includes novels by David Almond, Candy Gourlay, Matt Killeen and Hilary McKay.

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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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