Spotlight: Engaging Teens with Classics by Emma Carroll

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Book Angel Booktopia is delighted to welcome Emma Carroll today to share her tips on engaging teen readers with the Classics.

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ENGAGING TEENS WITH CLASSICS

Some people seem to be born reading classics. Or if not born exactly, then fluent in all things ‘Jane Eyre’ or ‘Great Expectations’ by the time their eighth birthday arrives.Continue Reading

Spotlight: The Importance of Geeks by Matt Imrie

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Within the school library I pick a reading theme each month and run presentations and reading lessons based around that particular theme. Having covered Gaming and Computer Genius within the last few weeks with Year 8 students the next logical step naturally paved the way to looking at the role of Geeks – not only in fiction but within real life as well.… Continue Reading

Spotlight: Mystery and Mayhem Blog Tour

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Book Angel Booktopia is delighted to welcome Harriet Whitethorn today to share her insight into helping reluctant readers as part of the Mystery and Mayhem virtual tour.

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Why Short stories can help Reluctant Readers by Harriet Whitehorn.

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“Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get,”-so said that great philosopher of the twentieth century, Forrest Gump. … Continue Reading

Spotlight: Home and Identity by Alexander Yates

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Book Angel Booktopia is delighted to welcome Alexander Yates today to share just how identity is shaped – something I constantly discuss as part of library lessons ♥

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Now that I’m here, who will I be?

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 It’s fair to say that Axel and Tess—the two protagonists of my second novel, The Winter Place—have a rough time of it.… Continue Reading