Tag Archives: Secondary

School & Library Book Awards in Sussex

The shortlist for Picture Books to Shout About: West Sussex Children’s Picture Book Award 2019 – 2020 was revealed last week. West Susse [...]

Poetry Live! and poetry resources online

Poetry Live!, an event which is aimed at GCSE English students, is taking place at Brighton Dome tomorrow (22nd November 2019) with performa [...]

CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medal 2020 nominations

91 nominations for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2020 and 71 nominations for the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2020 have been revealed this week. A [...]

Creative writing & poetry competitions

If you are looking for competitions to inspire your students to do some creative writing or poetry, here are two options which are currently [...]

Celebrating National Poetry Day with verse novels

It’s National Poetry Day today and we hope that you have all been busy writing or talking about poetry. One way of writing poetry is [...]

National Poetry Day – 3rd October 2019

Are you ready for National Poetry Day next week? It’s the 25th anniversary this year and the theme is Truth. On the National Poetry Day w [...]

Reflecting Realities Report

Reflecting Realities: Survey of Ethnic Representation within UK Children’s Literature 2018 was published this morning on CLPE’s webs [...]

Reflecting Realities : a new report on the way

In July 2018, CLPE published a report called Reflecting Realities, which showed that there was a significant need for better ethnic represe [...]

UKLA & Little Rebel Children’s Book Award winners

Little Rebels Children’s Book Award Freedom by Catherine Johnson, a short historical novel about slavery, was announced as the winner [...]

Award-winning young adult fiction

Both the sales and publication of YA books are in decline at the moment and many YA books are being cancelled or withdrawn by publishers. (& [...]

Life outside of technology

BookTrust published some disturbing research this week, showing that a quarter of parents now use technology to give their children a bedtim [...]

Shortlist for Branford Boase Award

The shortlist for the 2019 Branford Boase Award was announced yesterday.  The Branford Boase Award identifies outstanding authors at the st [...]
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