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Seven Stories

Seven Stories, the centre for children's books in Newcastle, has reopened following a three month refurbishment and the installation of a range of new exhibitions and activities. The centre is also celebrating its...

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Joseph Coelho wins CLiPPA poetry award

Performance poet and playwright Joseph Coelho (pictured) has been announced as the winner of CLiPPA 2015 for his first solo collection of poems, Werewolf Club Rules!, illustrated by John O'Leary and published by...

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Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

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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