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Reading Blog » February 2015RSS Feed RSS

The SLA Reading Blog is designed to highlight new books and related resources plus publishers' offers for our Members that we think may be of interest to school librarians and to others working in related fields. The blog is available to logged-in SLA Members at http://www.sla.org.uk/reading-blog.php and a summary RSS feed is available at http://www.sla.org.uk/sla-reading-blog-rss.php. SLA Members, please submit any reviews you may wish to post here to bookblog[at]sla.org.uk and remember to quote your membership number in your e-mail. This blog is moderated by the SLA.

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5th Year of Wicked Young Writers Award Launches

WICKED, is of course the award-winning West End  musical that tells the untold story of the witches of Oz and the writing awards that bear its name  was established in 2010, spearheaded by author Michael Morpurgo, to recognise excellence in writing, encourage creativity and develop writing talent in young p...
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World Book Day Virtual Author Event

National Literacy Trust Ambassador, Frank Lampard, is to do a Livestream event for schools and libraries across the UK on 5th March, which is , of course World Book day 2015! Frank’s event will be broadcast on the Hachette Children’s Group new l...
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Anthony Horowitz and Patrick Ness

Although it is hard to believe Alex Rider  celebrates his 15th anniversary this year! In honour of  Anthony Horowitz’s action-packed  series and to engage children in creative writing and reading for pleasure, the National Literacy Trust and Walker Books are hosting the Alex Rider Secret Mission for the spring 2015 term....
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Carnegie and greenaway longlists published

Just in case any of you missed  the announcement, lovely online coverage and all the Twitter action yesterday.. at long last we have the announcement of the top 20 books for each medal. http://www.carnegiegreenaway.org.uk/pressdesk/press.php?rele...
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