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Carnegie & Greenaway nominations announced

The official nominations for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals have been announced. The final shortlist will be announced on Tuesday 15th March 2015, when the shadowing scheme for schools will begin.

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Book group sets to give away

We have two sets of this month's highlighted books to give away to book groups - Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Orion, ages 10+) and The Imaginary (Bloomsbury, ages 9+).

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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

The City of Fear: Bk.3

This is the third book in the Battles of Ben Kingdom trilogy. Victorian London is ruled by fear. The bloodthirsty Legion have captured the Queen and walled off the city, ushering in a reign of terror. Only Ben Kingdom...

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Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Quest for the Magic Porcupine

This is the latest addition to the hilarious Stinkbomb & Ketchup Face books from the OUP stable, for ages seven years plus. Oi! You at the back! Yes, you! Stop mucking about and get a move on. Some of us are waiting to...

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