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  • May Book of the Month

    12th May 2021
    The Girl Who Became a Tree by Joseph Coelho   There’s no getting away from the fact that the verse novel is one of my favourite formats at the moment.  Here’s another one for you and this one is beautifully...More
  • April Book of the Month

    30th April 2021
    Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes   This is the gripping story of a twelve year old Black boy called Jerome.  He is bullied at his school in Chicago, but befriends the new kid, Carlos who arrives from San...More
  • March Book of the Month

    10th March 2021
    The Lines We Cross by Randa Abdel-Fattah The blossoming of young love across the divide of differing beliefs (or warring families in the case of Romeo and Juliet) is a classic storyline.  In this case, we...More
  • February Book of the Month – Years 9, 10 and 11

    10th February 2021
    Run Rebel by Manjeet Mann At the end of January, the organisation EmpathyLab launched its Reading for Empathy Booklist.  Each book has been chosen to do a specific job in building up your empathy.  I’ve chosen one...More
  • February Book of the Month – Years 7 & 8

    10th February 2021
    When Stars are Scattered by Victoria Jameson and Omar Mohamed At the end of January, the organisation EmpathyLab launched its Reading for Empathy Booklist.  Each book has been chosen to do a specific job in building up...More