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Reading is a skill that will stay with you for life, and which will bring you hours of enjoyment.  Reading is also proven to have a positive impact on your wellbeing.

That's why we are extending our hugely successful library online.  Here you can find out book recommendations as well as other reading-related links.  Read on to find out more...

Books of the Week

Each week we will upload book recommendations to help you to find your next great read. 

See the recommendation for W/C 30 November.

See the recommendation for W/C 23 November

See the recommendation for W/C 16 November.

See the recommendation for W/C 9 November.

See the recommendation for W/C 2 November.

See the recommendation for W/C 19 October.

See the recommendation for W/C 12 October.

See the summer reading recommendations.

See the recommendations for W/C 13 July.

See the recommendations for W/C 6 July.

See the recommendations for W/C 29 June.

See the recommendations for W/C 22 June.

See the recommendations for W/C 15 June.

See the recommendations for W/C 1 June.

See the recommendations for W/C 18 May.

See the recommendations for W/C 11 May.

See the recommendations for W/C 27 April.

Literary links

Here are some links to help you continue your love of reading online.

Harry Potter at Home: join the star-studded read along of the first Harry Potter novel beginning with Daniel Radcliffe reading chapter 1.  Upcoming narrators include Noma Dumezweni, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Fry and David Beckham. Check in each week for the next chapter.

Tales from a sinking land: author Marcus Sedgwick, who would have been visiting our school this spring, has been reading a chapter of his book Floodland every day and posting videos on his website.

Calling all budding historical fiction writers: the prestigious Young Walter Scott Prize, a UK-wide historical writing prize for 12-19 year olds, is now open for entries. The prize challenges young people to write a short fiction set in a time before they were born. 

'Authors Live on Lockdown': the BBC & Scottish Book Trust 'Authors Live on Demand' have an amazing array of video workshops with top writers and illustrators.

Be inspired to write your own poetry by seeing what a group of Year 9 poets achieved during a project with the Roundhouse.

You can also visit our popular 'Extending learning' page for more links to help fuel your imagination! 

The positive power of reading

Reading is a great way to support positive mental health and wellbeing.  Go to the Reading Well web pages to see fiction and non-fiction recommendations that will support good mental health.

Camden Library Service

Our friends at  Camden Library Service want you to join them!  Whether public libraries are open or closed, you can join online to get instant access to e-books and e-audiobooks.  Don't delay; join today!