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Book Blurb Quiz
Book Blurb Quiz

A printable quiz for middle-upper primary challenging pupils to match sentences from children’s book blurbs with their front covers.

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Book discovery guide
Book Discovery Guide

Research by the Open University shows that teacher knowledge of contemporary children's books makes a big difference when it comes to instilling a love of reading in pupils.

This Book Discovery Guide, produced by Scottish Book Trust for the First Minister's Reading Challenge, is full of book recommendations and themed booklists to help you find great reads for primary and secondary school pupils, including:

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Case studies and inspiration

Our blog is full of ideas about building a reading culture and encouraging young people to read for pleasure, with case studies from participants, book suggestions and more!

Teens walking in park with takeaway coffee and tablet in hands
'Growing Up in a Pandemic': a Workshops-funded project from Simpson Library Bathgate, West Lothian
7 November 2022

'Growing Up in a Pandemic' was the focal theme for our partnership project between Simpson Library in Bathgate, Bathgate Academy and Ellie Stewart.

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Cressida Cowell talking in front of an audience of school children at Stirling Castle
Finding inspiration for your Workshop funding application
28 October 2022

We can't believe it's already November and almost time to award our exciting funding opportunities!  

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