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Reading Blog » September 2016RSS 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.

Older blog posts are still available, though archived, on the website, but please check the date at the top of the post to make sure the offer or information is likely to be valid.

Malcolm McNeill Guest blog

The Beginning Woods by Edinburgh based author Malcolm McNeill was published by Pushkin Press on 1st September - here is a guest blog Malcolm has written for SLA members. Writing from your condition vs writing to entertain The other day someone asked me what kind of books I wrote. I said I write children’s books. She asked me to tell her about the book I’d written, and so I did. It doesn’t sound like a children’s book,...
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Books for 8-12 review bonus

Now for the books aimed at that crucial 8-12, or Middle Grade, age group which could not be squeezed into the print edition Balch,Jaylee. Tomas of Terra. Xlibris,2014, pp444, £19.38. This book is the first incursion in fiction writing by Jaylee Balch, a spiritual and empowerment coach with a background in psychology, hypnotherapy, and yoga. Th...
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