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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!

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Submitting to the First Minister's Challenge: Gathering Evidence and Capturing Children’s Voice
8 April 2022

Impact and Evidence

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Findochty Primary's journey through the Reading Challenge
15 March 2022

Where it began

Findochty Primary joined the First Minister’s Reading Challenge in August 2018. Joining the challenge gave us training, resources and a goal to help us on our journey to creating a reading culture within our school.

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