Every year, the staff at The Reading Agency enjoy picking and sharing our favourite books for children and young people.
How can libraries improve the ways they work with young people?
Take a look at the six shortlisted books for the 2018 Man Booker Prize.
Last year for Banned Books Week (24-30 September) we brought you some of our top banned YA books, and this year we’re back for more!
These books have been banned or challenged for reasons such as offensive language, sexual content and violence. Have you read any of them?
To celebrate twenty-five years of the Macmillan Children’s Books poetry list, we’ve launched a nationwide competition and two lucky winners will get their hands on a bundle of poetry books!
Can you imagine what might happen in the library when the librarian isn’t there?
The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree is a novel about Mafalda, a nine-year-old girl who knows that within the next six months, she’ll lose her sight. She wonders what she’ll be able to do in the future and, with the help of her family and friends, she discovers the things that will be important to her when her sight fails.
The Reading Well for young people booklist has a section especially dedicated to how you can handle stress.
Holland House publishers is running The Novella Project, supported by Arts Council England. The purpose of the project is to publish two novellas by new authors from minority and working class backgrounds. The project is to be run by interns from similar backgrounds, with training and education given throughout.
Thursday 4 October is National Poetry Day and we’re excited to let you know our top suggestions of poetry collections we think you’ll love.
10 groups across the country were given the opportunity to read The 57 Bus. Take a look at what they thought of it.
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