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A Kind of Spark resource

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Author/book resource
Language: English
Genre: Activism, History, Identity, Scotland
Age group: 9-11, 12-14

A Kind of Spark by Scottish author Elle McNicoll follows Addie, an 11-year-old autistic girl who campaigns for her town to erect a memorial to the women murdered during the Scottish witch trial. 

This learning resource has Literacy and English activities for Third Level to help you explore:

If you're looking for further resources on Scottish history, see our (this link will open in a new window)Scottish myths and legends resource, or for more learning activities exploring social justice, see our Read Woke learning resources.

For further book recommendations, see our book lists on empowering books for girls, and books featuring disability and neurodiversity