01 November 2023
Everyday Action, Everyday Change by Natalie and Noami Evans
Making changes that help make the world a fairer place can feel overwhelming. Where do you even start? Well… Small actions really can make a big difference! In this inspiring guide, changemakers, sisters and founders of Everyday Racism, Natalie and Naomi Evans,...
02 February 2023
The Reading Agency’s February booklist for Children and Young People – Translated Books
On 21 February it is Mother Language Day so this month we have created a booklist of some terrific, translated books for children and young people to enjoy. Each book has been translated from their original language or are available...
30 January 2023
Reading Well for teens - classroom prompts
Questions and relevant reading to prompt class discussions and activities based upon the topics covered on the Reading Well for teens booklist.
18 October 2022
The Reading Agency’s October booklist for Children and Young People – Poetry
Celebrate National Poetry Day on 6 October and share the magic of poetry. Take inspiration this autumn with some of the best poetry writing and who knows, maybe you’ll become inspired to write your own poem. Tell us what you...
30 August 2022
The Reading Agency's September Booklist for Children and Young People - Back to School
For many children and young people, September marks the start of the new school year, a time that can be both exciting and daunting. We have created a booklist for all children, from nursey school age through to secondary students,...
16 August 2022
'The Last Whale' Teaching Resources
Explore the themes of Chris Vick’s ‘The Last Whale’ in your classroom with these Teaching Resources, including Whales and Whalers, Artificial Intelligence and Climate Change. About the Book From killers to conservationists, Carnegie-shortlisted Chris Vick tells the story of three generations of...
19 July 2022
'The Dragon in the Bookshop' Teachers' Notes
Use these Teachers’ Notes for ‘The Dragon in the Bookshop’ to help guide conversation in your classroom about the book and further discuss the themes. About the Book The Dragon in the Bookshopby Ewa Jozefkowicz An old Polish city fizzes with fear. The...
15 July 2022
The Reading Agency's August Booklist for Children & Young People - Escape with a Book
As lots of people head off on their holidays, we selected books that can transport a reader somewhere else even if they’re not going away. From picking up plastic pollution on a Caribbean Island to rural Ireland to Memphis, we...
01 June 2022
The Reading Agency's June Booklist for Children & Young People - Around the World/Refugee Week
This month we are celebrating books set in different countries and those by authors and illustrators from around the world! Read on to be transported to Mumbai, Paris, Nigeria and many other locations across the globe and discover Samurai, the...
24 May 2021
The Yearbook by Holly Bourne - Teachers' Notes
Paige is used to staying quiet in the face of lies. Like how popular girl Grace is a such an amazing person (lie). How Laura steals people’s boyfriends (lie). How her own family are so perfect (lie). Now Grace and friends...