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NEWS

ReadingZone Festival

Look out for the inaugural ReadingZone Festival, launching on 25th June 2014 with a host of author and illustrator events streamed live each day from schools on the themes of Graphix, Comedy and Suspense.

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Complete a Comic

Under 12's are being challenged to finish a comic started by Bunny vs Monkey creator Jamie Smart. The closing date is 15th May and the prize is a year's subscription to the comic.

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ASK A LIBRARIAN

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

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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