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Recite a poem to help Nepal

Poet Brian Moses has adapted his poem, The Friendship Bench, for a special initiative with the University of Sussex that aims to raise funds for Nepal following the devastating earthquake last month.

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Information Book Award shortlist announced

The School Library Association has announced the shortlist for the 2015 Information Book Award, which celebrates non-fiction texts.

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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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