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Bookzilla trailer
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Using Bookzilla in your Secondary School

Bookzilla is Scottish Book Trust's free app for early secondary school students in Scotland, designed by and with teenagers. The app encourages pupils to read for pleasure, whether they are already regular readers or just embarking on their reading journey, including book recommendations, ratings and reading dares.

This resource includes ideas for using the app in school, including activities to use in school library sessions, class time and book group meetings.

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Illustrated Harry Potter story board
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Your Reading Journey Through Film with Into Film

This resource pack was created in partnership with Into Film to help you make connections between reading for pleasure and film-making.

Part 1 of this resource guides you through a number of creative ways to respond to what you are reading using film, from book review videos to book trailers. Part 2 gives you great tips on how to illustrate your reading journey through film, which is particularly useful if you are submitting an entry to one of the challenges at the end of the year and would like to do so through a video.

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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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Pupils promoting reading at Preston Street Primary School
13 January 2020

Colette Nimbley and pupils from Preston Street Primary School share their experience of promoting reading for pleasure through pupil voice and creative activities.

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Pile of books
Festive Ideas to Boost Your Reading Culture
6 December 2019

As the weather gets colder and we creep closer to the Christmas holidays, it’s the perfect time to settle down with a great book.

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