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Reading Blog » July 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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Bonus Under 8 review round-up

This is the final review catchup - this time for the Under 8 younger readers. Andreae, Giles and Wojtowycz, David. Mad about Mega Beasts. Orchard, 2014, pp32, £11.99. 978 1 40832 935 1 Woolly mammoths, emperor penguins, elephant seals, giant squids et al. – all have one thing in common: they are all...
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Bonus reviews continued!

Now other delights to catch up on for the 12-16 year olds! Alderson, Sarah. Conspiracy Girl. Simon & Schuster, 2015, pp304, £7.99 978 1 4711 2196 8 The infamous Cooper Killings had only one survivor, teenager Nic Preston, now two years later Nic is trying hard to rebuild her life after the murders of her mum and stepsister. Nic liv...
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Bumper edition of bonus reviews

This is a double helping of extra reviews for the 8-12's. The spring round-up went AWOL but I am determined to catch up - that is what the summer holidays are all about! Bradford, Chris. Ninja Assassin. Barrington Stoke, 2014, pp72, £5.99. 978 1 78112 376 8 The third book in the series, the story nevertheles...
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