Explore how to make reading an adventure, linking the curriculum and information books, to help engage reluctant readers and develop a love of reading and learning.
A comprehensive list of popular fiction titles with synopsis written by Black and Asian authors from picture books to YA fiction
Two girls who lived through two frightening wars, 80 years apart. Both wrote diaries describing their experiences. Both entries start with a birthday. One ends tragically, the other with sanctuary.
Appropriate horror fiction and non-fiction for KS2 readers is often requested but tricky to identify. Here West Sussex Schools Library Service recommend scary reads for the more discerning KS2 horror fan in a bid to inspire more reading for pleasure.
Exploring real-life heroes is a great way of combining the children’s interest in superheroes to spark their curiosity about ordinary people.
Alternative versions of fairy tales can help children understand how the stories came to be told, how they are passed down through generations and how they change over time.
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