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:
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!
Reading Challenge Awards 2021
This time last year we looked forward to a return to normality, and though that wait continues, schools, libraries and communities across Scotland have stepped up to deliver amazing work through the First Minister’s Reading Challenge.
Submitting your Reading Challenge entry
This year, everyone has faced uncertainty and disruption to their work.