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Write a story about journeys

Children across Scotland are being invited to submit a story about a memorable journey, through a Scottish Book Trust competition. Tips and resources for writing about 'Journeys' are available online.

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Put your questions to Sarah McIntyre!

Bestselling author and illustrator Sarah McIntyre, who has also been a World Book Day Illustrator, will be joining ReadingZone Live on Wednesday 30th April - and you can put your questions to her!

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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

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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