Reading Recommendations for Secondary

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Our training sessions are always full of excitement and enthusiasm around reading for pleasure, so we decided to ask the secondary teachers and school librarians who have come along this year for their book recommendations to help you inspire the young people you work with! Whether you're looking for an interesting book to study with an S2 class, the perfect stimulus to help you build a cross-curricular project or a recommendation for a specific young person, this list is a great place to start, with a variety of themes, genres and reading ages included.

Look out for more recommendations on the blog, and check out #FMRCYuleRead on Twitter for some great video recommendations from children and young people across Scotland.  

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A Monster Calls  By Patrick Ness

The Bone Sparrow          By Zana Fraillon

Dream On                        By Bali Rai

The Graveyard Book      By Neil Gaiman

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Heroic                            By Phil Earle

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece                  By Annabel Pitcher

Once                                By Morris Gleitzman

Sal                                    By Mick Kitson

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The Hate U Give             By Angie Thomas

The Red Tree                  By Shaun Tan

Where the World Ends  By Geraldine McCaughrean

Wonder                            By R.J. Palacio


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