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Book Discovery Guide

Learning type: Professional learning
Category: Author/book resource
Programme: First Ministers Reading Challenge, Reading Schools
Language: English
Genre: Animals, Art, Family, Fantasy, Inspiration, Science, Scotland
Age group: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18
Topics: Empathy

Research by the Open University shows that teacher knowledge of contemporary children's books makes a big difference when it comes to instilling a love of reading in pupils.

Our Book Discovery Guides, produced bi-annually for the First Minister's Reading Challenge, are full of book recommendations for primary and secondary school pupils, including:

Browse Scottish Book Trust's latest Book Discovery Guide(this link will open in a new window) or take a look through some of the previous issues below. You can view these in PDF/digital format or download PowerPoint versions to share with colleagues.