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Man Booker Resources 2014

Man Booker14The Man Booker Prize promotes the finest in fiction by rewarding the very best book of the year.
The prize is the world's most important literary award and has the power to transform the fortunes
of authors and even publishers. One of the main objectives of the prize is to encourage the widest possible readership for the best in literary fiction and for many years the prize has worked closely with public libraries to engage a broad range of readers and over the last two years has worked
with secondary schools and sixth form colleges. The interest and levels of engagement has been fantastic and as a result the prize is increasing the resources and support for schools and colleges. This year the package, which is free to all schools and colleges, comprises the following;
Hard copy resources:

  • A brochure detailing all the past winners and shortlisted titles along with interesting
  • snippets of information about the prize
  • Posters
  • Bookmarks
  • Stickers

Downloadable resources:

  • New for 2014 ‐Man Booker Prize quiz designed specifically for secondary schools
  • New for 2014 – A booklist of Man Booker Prize titles that have been made into a film along
  • with a toolkit of ideas to support work with the book and the accompanying film
  • 'Have you thought of…’ ideas for using the Man Booker Prize with your reading groups and
  • students
  • A booklist of past winners and shortlisted titles that focuses on books which are likely to
  • appeal to sixth form students
  • Readers Guides for each of the longlisted titles
  • Posters for each of the shortlisted titles

If you would like to receive the package of display material simply send an email to Helen Thomas (helen[at]bookcommunications.co.uk) and include the name of your school and school address as soon as possible  - and before end of this term. The resources will be sent to you at the beginning of the autumn term.

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