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Book List for your P.E. Classroom

A selection of books relevant to pupils studying P.E. This list will support staff in recommending books to interested pupils, or building reading into a cross-curricular project.

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Book List for your Science Classroom

This list features a selection of books that may be interesting to pupils studying science. It is a great resource for staff who want to recommend books to pupils, or build reading into a cross-curricular project.

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Book Personality Quiz (PDF)
Book Personality Quiz (PDF)

A multiple choice personality quiz to point pupils towards book categories they might enjoy in our Places to Start Your Reading Journey recommendations resource.

We also have a PowerPoint version so that your whole class can answer at the same time without needing to print anything off!

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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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Fewer books, more engagement with Carmuirs Primary School
20 October 2021

Mary Jalland, Primary 1 teacher at Carmuirs Primary School in Falkirk, writes about her innovative approach to engaging younger readers with books by offering a curated, smaller choice of titles.

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Welcome back to the Reading Challenge
1 October 2021

We can’t believe it’s October already and we’re into another year of the First Minister's Reading Challenge! We’ve been delighted to see so many of you register for this year’s challenge already.

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