Tag Archives: literacy

How to combat the summer reading slump

A big thank you to our guest blogger, Bev Humphrey, for her top tips on how to combat the summer reading slump. “The countdown to the summer holidays has now started and I’m sure for many of us it can’t … Continue reading

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NACE 2015 poetry competition

Congratulations to Eppie Andrews from Bute House Preparatory School for Girls and Kyle Huish from Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, winners of the NACE 2015 Poetry Competition. The Poetry Competition is an annual event sponsored by the National Association for Able … Continue reading

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UKLA Book Awards 2016 Shortlist

The aim of the UKLA Book Awards is to celebrate children’s books. These awards are unique as they are judged entirely by teachers, who are able to share the books with their classes and determine what works with young readers. Sixty … Continue reading

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Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway shortlists 2016 announced

The shortlist for the CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Children’s Book Awards was announced yesterday. The Carnegie Medal is dominated by teen-fiction this year with the following titles being available on RM Books: One by Sarah Crossan There Will Be … Continue reading

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YA Book Prize 2016 shortlist out now

The shortlist for the YA Book Prize 2016 was announced yesterday. The YA Book Prize was set up by The Bookseller Magazine to celebrate the wide diversity of YA books being written in the UK and Ireland. Congratulations to Bloomsbury … Continue reading

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NLT study: “Using ebooks increases boys’ reading progress and makes them keener, more confident readers.”

Today, the National Literacy Trust has published a new study entitled The Impact of ebooks on the Reading Motivation and Reading Skills of Young People: A study of schools using RM Books. The study is one of the first and … Continue reading

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Penguin Random House UK’s ebook Extended Lending Trial now available to UK schools via RM Books

Penguin Random House UK today announced its full catalogue of ebooks are available for libraries to lend. RM Education, the UK’s leading education technology supplier, today announces that children’s and young adult fiction titles from Penguin Random House UK are … Continue reading

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