Tag Archives: Booklists

Useful booklists

We had some students in the Centre recently looking for picture books that they could use to enrich a music lesson. You can search our catal [...]

Science through story

Our latest booklist is a catalogue of good quality picture books that would enrich many a science topic.      Click here for the full lis [...]

Recommended books for challenging transphobia

Wednesday 17th May 2017 was International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia and I was fortunate enough to join the related se [...]

Brilliant books for Autism Awareness Week

March 27th to 2nd April 2017 is School’s Autism Awareness Week. The National Autistic Society has free teacher resource packs from Ear [...]

May is National Share-a-Story Month

  May is National Share-a-Story Month (NSSM), an annual celebration of storytelling and story sharing. NSSM was founded by the Federati [...]

Books for Holocaust Memorial Day 2016

Today (January 27th) is Holocaust Memorial Day, the day when we remember all those affected by the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution and subseque [...]

Challenging stereotypes through fairy tales

    Ensuring that the books we share with children include characters which represent our diverse world can be difficult when it comes to [...]

Books featuring LGBT characters

February is LGBT History Month and I thought that I would take this opportunity to recommend a few children’s books featuring LGBT cha [...]

Great books to read aloud

It’s National Storytelling Week (Jan 31st to Feb 7th 2015) so why not mark this event with your class by settling down with a book and [...]

The CLPE’s Core Booklist is now available for free online

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education’s (CLPE) Core Booklist is a selection of carefully chosen texts for teachers to use when [...]

Refugees and asylum seekers in children’s books

Stories which offer the reader a new or different viewpoint are essential books for children to help them understand the world. The often na [...]

Cultural diversity – 50 of the best children’s books

Seven Stories, the National Centre for Children’s Books has released Diverse Voices – a list of 50 books celebrating cultural di [...]
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