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Overall Winner of the 2014 competition

16/07/2014

We are delighted to be able to share the Overall Winner of the 2014 ReadingZone Picture Book Competition - How the Zebra Got its Stripes by the Reception class of Harby C of E Primary School in Leicestershire.

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James Dawson crowed 'Queen of Teen'

14/07/2014

UK author James Dawson, whose titles include Hollow Pike and Say Her Name, has made history by being crowned the first ever male Queen of Teen (#boyqueen), beating bestselling US author John Green.

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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

City of Fate

Set in the battle for Stalingrad, the story follows the struggle for survival of Yuri, a young teenage boy, and five-year-old Peter who he found in the rubble of their city. Snipers, Nazi shelling, lack of food and not...

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The Freedom Frontier

This is the fourth and final part of the Metawars series. The books are set in a world which is polluted, crowded and violent. Most people make life bearable by escaping to the Metasphere, a virtual space which allows...

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