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Live webcast with Cakes in Space duo!

28/05/2015

Join cosmic writer/illustrator duo Sarah McIntyre and Philip Reeve for a free live webcast on 11 June, 11-11.40am, via Scottish Book Trust's Authors Live programme.

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Children's vocabulary under the spotlight

28/05/2015

Ebola, Sheeran, Zoella, Youtuber, selfies and blogs are among the words that have grown in use by children writing stories for the 500 Words competition, according to new research from OUP.

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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

Captive

In Captive, a strong debut YA novel by AJ Grainger, we see politics 'from the inside', through the eyes of Robyn who is the daughter of the prime minister. Indeed the story begins inside Number 10 Downing Street as...

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All That Glitters

All That Glitters, the fourth book in the Geek Girl series, sees Harriet Manners arrive at sixth form college where she hopes to make new friends and to shine academically but invariably, embarrassing social gaffes,...

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