Research by the Open University(this will open in a new window) 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:
- New highlights from Scottish publishers
- Guest recommendations from booksellers, librarians and more
- Themed booklists
- Top picks from Scottish Book Trust staff
Browse Scottish Book Trust's latest Book Discovery guide, or take a look through some of the previous issues below.