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NEWS

Join Christopher Edge live online!

18/05/2019

Children will have the chance to put their questions to author Christopher Edge (The Jamie Drake Equation, The Infinite Lives of Maisie Day) as part of ReadingZone Live's online programme on Wednesday 12 June at 2.30pm.

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Shadow the CLiPPA poetry award

18/05/2019

Free teaching resources are available to schools that would like to shadow the CLiPPA Poetry Award, the national children's poetry award run by CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education).

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Forum

Question : Current Debates, Reading ideas in the forum:

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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

My So-Called Bollywood Life

Bollywood film fanatic Winnie has grown up believing the future is written in the stars. Her family's pandit predicted she would find the love of her life before her 18th birthday. So when her relationship with Raj...

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Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing and two men were there to witness it for the first time ever ... Their names were Edmund Hillary...

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