Research by the Open University(this will open in a new window) has shown that teacher knowledge of contemporary children's books makes a big difference when it comes to instiling a love of reading in pupils.
This Book Discovery Guide, produced by Scottish Book Trust for the First Minister's Reading Challenge, is full of book recommendations for primary and secondary school pupils, including:
- New highlights from Scottish publishers
- Recommendations from The Mainstreet Trading Company(this will open in a new window)
- Themed booklists
- Top picks from Scottish Book Trust staff