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Young Reading: Jason and the Golden Fleece

Young Reading: Jason and the Golden Fleece

by: Claudia Zeff

 

Intended for beginner readers, this story about Jason and the Golden Fleece has simple text and is written for readers who have or are gaining confidence in reading alone.


ISBN: 9780746054109

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 5 To 9

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The Science of Philip Pullman's ''His Dark Materials''

The Science of Philip Pullman's ''His Dark Materials''

by: Mary Gribbin

 

With an introduction by Philip Pullman, award-winning science writers Mary and John Gribbin reveal how "Pullman's His Dark Materials" trilogy ("Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife" and "The Amber Spyglass") is rooted in astonishing scientific truth. Drawing on string theory and spacetime, quantum...


ISBN: 9780340881590

Publisher: Hachette Children's Books

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

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The Quangle Wangle's Hat

The Quangle Wangle's Hat

by: Edward Lear

 

Climb to the top of the Crumpetty Tree and meet the Blue Baboon, the Fimble Fowl, the Dong with a luminous nose - and, of course, the Quangle Wangle in his huge and lovely Hat!


ISBN: 9780744567946

Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 5 To 9

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Improve Your English

Improve Your English

by: Jane Chisholm

 

If you muddle up your commas with your colons, struggle with your adjectives and your verbs, and are never quite sure when "i" goes before "e", then this text should help. Simple explanations unravel the rules, regulations and variations of the English language and special emphasis has been given...


ISBN: 9780746029206

Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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A Murder of Crows

A Murder of Crows

by: Penny Bates

 

In this title Ben, who is an only child, moves to the country and befriends a crow. However, when a local boy sees this, Ben becomes a laughing stock. The bullies want him to hurt the thing he loves, but they haven't reckoned on the power of Crow Law.


ISBN: 9780237526481

Publisher: Evans Publishing Group

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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Who Cares?

Who Cares?

by: Helen Bird

 

This is the story of Tara, a teenage girl who refuses to toe the line and so is sent to a special unit, which she hates more than anything. When she meets Liam, things start to look up, but he doesn't approve of her taking drugs and desperately wants her to stop.


ISBN: 9780237526252

Publisher: Evans Publishing Group

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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Tulip Touch

Tulip Touch

by: Anne Fine

 

What's the hook? A jaw-dropping novel by popular children's novelist Anne Fine. What are the themes? Family and friendship raise PSHE issues such as reasons and the effects of bullying and peer pressure. Teaching points? Many excellent passages which are good models for pupils' writing.


ISBN: 9780582817821

Publisher: Pearson Education Limited

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry

The Kingfisher Book of Children's Poetry

by: Michael Rosen

 

An anthology of 250 items which include ballads, limericks, riddles, boasts, nonsense verse and a wide range of other poetry from Britain and overseas. The book is intended for use at home or in the classroom. Michael Rosen also compiled "Mind Your Own Business" and "Wouldn't You Like to Know".


ISBN: 9780862727840

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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A World of Poetry

A World of Poetry

by: Michael Rosen

 

An eclectic mixture of poetry, ballads, limericks, riddles and nonsense verse from all over the world. They range from the famous to the unknown, from the thoughtful to the hilarious, and from poems thousands of years old to some that are new.


ISBN: 9781856972215

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12

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Poets of the First World War

Poets of the First World War

by: Nicola Barber

 

A look at the life and work of five of the most significant writers of World War I. Men who were able to use their talent and skill with language to convey sights, sounds and emotions that the rest of the world away from the front line could barely imagine.


ISBN: 9780237522391

Publisher: Evans Publishing Group

Subject: Children, Language and Literature

Readership level: From 10 To 12, Teenagers

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