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!
Top tips for your virtual author event
If you received Inspiring Classrooms, Creative Workshops, Library or Community funding this year, you might be wondering where to start when organising digital author events for children.
Planning virtual author visits at Douglas Academy
As part of the First Minister's Reading Challenge, Douglas Academy in East Dunbartonshire received Creative Workshop funding in November 2019 for an exciting Scots language project. School Librarian Shiona McConnachie shares how they ada