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Indie book awards

Independent booksellers have awarded The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson (Usborne) the Children's Fiction award for the Books are My Bag award. Don't Worry, Little Crab by Chris Haughton (Walker Books) won the...

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CILIP letter promoting school librarians

CILIP has created a letter to support those whose schools do not have a professional school librarian, which you can download here and send to a head teacher, senior leader or school governor.

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Specialist school library service and public librarians are ready to answer your book and reading-related questions. Whether you are searching for a book for a young football enthusiast or historical fiction set in the Elizabethan era, these experts will have the answer.

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EXTRACTS TO DOWNLOAD

Here Lie the Secrets

Mia's best friend Holly died when they were thirteen. But years later, Holly still hasn't left her. Spending the summer in New York, Mia is hoping to escape the visions of Holly that haunt her life at home. There she...

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Hideous Beauty

Dylan is forced to come out after his secret relationship with Ellis is exposed on social media, but to his surprise, everyone is really supportive - or appears to be. But Dylan's and El's happiness is short-lived, and...

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