Research by the Open University has shown that teacher knowledge of contemporary children's books makes a big difference when it comes to instiling 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.
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!
Findochty Reads - Building and sustaining our reading culture
Having established a successful reading culture within Findochty Primary, we thought long and hard about how to keep things fresh and engaging for all of our children.
Support for libraries to keep sharing a love of reading
Libraries are at the heart of our reading culture, offering books, resources and expertise to the whole community. While schools and libraries were closed, the free provision of e-books and audio books through library services helped keep Scotland reading.