South West Reading Passport 2016: Book to the Future

Category Archives: Further Reading

It’s World Book Day and We’re Celebrating with a Love Letter to Our project Coordinator’s Favourite Book

Today really is the best kind of day for the team at Reading Passport HQ. A day when all the bookish people of the world celebrate those glorious things called books. As people young and old celebrate the books that make them laugh and cry, here at Reading Passport, our Projects Coordinator joins in with […]

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REVIEW: The Bombs That Brought Us Together: Costa Children’s Book Award 2016 Winner

Charlie Law is a fourteen year who dreams of what life would be like on the other side. The other side of the border that is.

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The Costa Book Awards 2016 Category Winners Have Been Announced

Last night saw the announcement of the Costa Book Awards 2016 category winners, let’s take a look who won…

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Book to the Future Event Happening at Petroc and Barnstaple Libraries: Visiting Author, Jem Lester

The Library at Petroc will be hosting its first ever author visit next month in conjunction with Barnstaple library.

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Irenosen Okojie Features in the Long List of Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year by a Writer of Colour

We featured her in the Reading Passport as one of our Future Voices and we reviewed Speak Gigantular here and we were delighted here at Reading Passport HQ to hear the news that Irenosen Okojie has been long listed for a prize celebrating authors of BAME origins. 

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Special Feature: Library Picks #5, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is a 1997 novel by JK Rowling.

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Special Feature: Library Picks #4, A Taste of Honey

A Taste of Honey is a 1958 play written by Shelagh Delaney. Delaney was an Irish playwright and screenwriter who became known for being a part of the ‘kitchen sink realism’ literary movement.

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Special Feature Library Picks #3, The Dark Is Rising

The Dark is Rising is a 1973 novel by Susan Cooper and is the second book in the five sequence set of children’s novels.

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Special Feature: Library Picks#2, Room At the Top

Room at the Top is a 1957 novel by John Braine. Braine was an English novelist who became known as one of the Angry Young Men of British Literature. His novels often concerned marriage, relationships and infidelity which drew on experiences in his own life.

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Special Feature: Library Pick #1, Watership Down

 Watership Down is a 1978 novel by British writer Richard Adams.

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