Resource type: Classroom resources
Audience: Primary, secondary
Key Area: 1.2.5 Staff knowledge of contemporary children's literature, 1.5.1 Access to high-quality books
Level: Core, Silver, Gold
(this will open in a new window)Research by the Open University shows that teacher knowledge of contemporary children's books makes a big difference when it comes to instilling a love of reading in pupils.
Our Book Discovery Guides, produced bi-annually, are full of book recommendations for primary and secondary school pupils, including:
- New highlights from Scottish publishers
- Guest recommendations from booksellers, librarians and more
- Themed booklists
- Top picks from Scottish Book Trust staff
The Book Discovery Guide is an important document for meeting key areas (1.2.5 Staff knowledge of contemporary children's literature, and 1.5.1 Access to high-quality books) of the Reading Schools framework.
Browse (this will open in a new window)Scottish Book Trust's latest Book Discovery guide, or take a look through some of the previous issues below.
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