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18 September 2019

The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave - Discussion Questions and book trailer

Gothic, feminist and romantic – The Deathless Girls is the untold story of the brides of Dracula, breathtakingly imagined by bestselling author Kiran Millwood Hargrave, author of The Girl of Ink and Stars. On the eve of her divining, the day...

11 September 2019

The Wilbur & Niso Smith Adventure Writing resources

The Reading Agency has been working with The Wilbur & Niso Smith Foundation to promote adventure writing. These resources are mainly targeted at students in further education and sixth form colleges who may also be taking part in Reading Ahead....

09 September 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20 Registration Form

Please use this template to sign people up for Reading Ahead and keep for your own records. The data requested matches that required for our data return that we require by July 2020.

06 September 2019

Reading Ahead best practice and participant case studies 2019

Please use this link to see our best practice case studies from practitioners around the country. If you’re looking for some inspiration or to illustrate the impact of your work, we also have participant case studies with new readers sharing...

06 September 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20 Advocacy Leaflet for Prisons

Here is a one-pager about Reading Ahead in prisons with endorsements from participants and organisers in prisons for you to use when putting the case for the programme. It’s not intended for use with prisoners themselves.

06 September 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20 Advocacy Leaflet

Here is a one-pager about Reading Ahead with endorsement from participants and organisers for you to use when talking to potential partners. It’s not intended for use with participants.

06 September 2019

Reading Ahead 2019-20 Materials and Incentives

A one pager that contains all our purchasable materials and incentives for 2019/20 Reading Ahead. They are available to buy from The Reading Agency shop throughout the year. This can be used alongside the Advocacy leaflet to explain the programme to...

05 September 2019

Winter Mini Challenge 2019 - Promotional Assets

We’re snow excited to be teaming up with our publisher partner Oxford Children’s Books for a brrr-illiant Pugs of the Frozen North themed Mini Challenge! Pugs of the Frozen North is an action-packed adorable-pug-filled adventure from Philip Reeve and...

06 August 2019

September 2019 Children's and Young People booklist - Back to School Books

Our September booklist for children and young people is a selection of our favourite books either set in a school or about starting a new academic year. It includes picture books, guides for teenagers, a graphic novel and some amazing...

09 July 2019

Space Chase Family Favourites Activity Sheet

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge for children celebrates 50 years since the first Moon landing, making it the perfect theme to inspire readers of all ages. Use this activity sheet to create a record of the books you’re enjoying and to...

05 June 2019

Changemaker Reads

To celebrate National Reading Group Day on 15 June, we asked reading groups which books inspire them to change the world. Tackling themes of identity, discrimination and equality, these are some of the books that make you want to make...

08 May 2019

Space Chase A4 poster: England

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019!

08 May 2019

Space Chase A4 poster: Scotland

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019!

08 May 2019

Space Chase A4 poster: Wales

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Space Chase, Summer Reading Challenge 2019!

22 April 2019

Summer Volunteering Recruitment Toolkit

Resources to support libraries recruiting young volunteers for the summer holidays and year-round. This pack includes: an advocacy card to share with schools, key stakeholders and across the library service a volunteer recruitment guide a promotional poster with space to add local...

03 April 2019

World Book Night 2019 Activity Toolkit

However you’re getting involved, and whether you’re taking part as an organisation or an individual, we’ve gathered together some ideas in this pack. They include tips on giving books, running your own events, promoting World Book Night by creating displays...

27 March 2019

March 2019 Young People's booklist - All the World's a Stage

Today is World Theatre Day so we have created a booklist of some of our favourite books for young people that were adapted into a theatre production, tv show or film. We have selected six books for young people to read...

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Urdu

Download the Urdu translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Turkish

Download the Turkish translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Russian

Download the Russian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Romanian

Download the Romanian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Portuguese

Download the Portuguese translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Polish

Download the Polish translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Nepalese

Download the Nepalese translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Latvian

Download the Latvian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Lithuanian

Download the Lithuanian translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Hindi

Download the Hindi translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: French

Download the French translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Czech

Download the Czech translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.

24 March 2019

Space Chase Family Leaflet: Cantonese

Download the Cantonese translation of the Space Chase Family Leaflet. This handy leaflet is aimed at parents and carers to encourage take-up of the Summer Reading Challenge.