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17 September 2018

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Celebrating Twenty-Five Years of the Macmillan Children's Books Poetry List

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?

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16 August 2018

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The Distance Between Me and the Cherry Tree

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.

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13 August 2018

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Shelf Help: Exam results stress

The Reading Well for young people booklist has a section especially dedicated to how you can handle stress.

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8 August 2018

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The Novella Project

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.

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23 July 2018

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Books for National Poetry Day

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.

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22 July 2018

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The 57 Bus

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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20 July 2018

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And the winner is...

The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje was announced as the winner of the Golden Man Booker Prize on Sunday 8 July at the closing event of the Man Booker 50th Anniversary Festival.

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4 July 2018

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Golden Man Booker Prize

The Golden Man Booker is a special, one-off prize to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Man Booker Prize. It will crown the best work of fiction from the last 50 years, and is chosen by a public vote.

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9 March 2018

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Top Ten Volunteer Reads 2018

We’re excited to announce this year’s Top Ten Volunteer Reads list – a stunning collection of the very best in YA for 2018.

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4 October 2017

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A Day in the Life of a Reading Hacker: Aimee

“I struggle with anxiety so doing the volunteer program was always going to be hard, but being a volunteer has helped me overcome my fears”

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