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Literature matters - useful links

Literature Matters is a national teacher training initiative to boost reading in schools. Use the links below to find our more...

ACHUKA: News about children’s book publishing

Bookbox: linked to the Channel 4 series

Book Ends: Magazine of ‘The Book Place' (Book Trust pages about children’s books)

Children’s Laureate

Children’s Literature Web Guide: encyclopaedic Canadian site

CILIP: The professional association for librarians

Cool Reads: for 10-15s, by two teenagers

Federation of Children’s Book Groups

International Children’s Digital Library: full texts of books in many languages

Just for Kids who love books: site by a Canadian school librarian

KidsReads: US site

Kids’ Review: book reviews by children for children

Mrs Mad’s Book-a-Rama: reviews, fun and games

National Literacy Trust: a very extensive site for teachers

National Reading Campaign

Reading Matters: UK Review site

Stories from the Web: important UK library site for children, with ‘computer clubs’

Readathon: Sponsored reading for cancer and other causes

Reading is Fundamental: distributing books to children

Reading Zone: Arts Council children’s books site

School Library Association: supporting everyone running school libraries

Seven Stories: A national centre for children’s books

UK Children’s Books: a good guide to authors’ sites and more

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