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The Story Cure – new book for our parent library

Here is another great book we have found for our FOSS Parent Library. The Story Cure by Ella Berthoud & Susan Elderkin was recommended by a fellow librarian. Here is what a Goodreads reader had to say about it: “Presenting … Continue reading

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Great books you will love if you enjoyed Wonder

Like Wonder, there are a number of new books in our library which really put you in the shoes of children living with challenges. They promote empathy. There is also humour and quirkiness in all of these books. They were … Continue reading

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Competition launched to celebrate Wonder film

This is the new edition of one of our library favourites Wonder, the story of a boy with facial differences who has been unable to attend school until 5th grade. Despite warm family backing, Auggie finds the going tough until … Continue reading

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My favourite books ever for new readers

The beautiful characters of Houndsley with his “soft as a rose petal” voice and his best friend Catina face a few challenges in this lovely series of books now in the library. They show extreme tolerance, courage, friendship and kindness … Continue reading

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Some recommended reads by great book reviewers

On our blog there are direct links to some book reviewers who spend a lot of time reading children’s books and telling us which ones are worth reading. Look to the right of this post – you will see two … Continue reading

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These holidays I was mostly reading … John Green books

Quentin Jacobsen, known to his friends as Q, has loved Margot Spiegelman for just about his whole life. Margot is out of his league, so when in the middle of the night she taps on his window and asks him … Continue reading

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The Thing about Jellyfish – great new book in the library

When I read Wonder for the first time I couldn’t stop thinking about it for quite a long time afterwards and this book had the same effect on me. The Kids’ Lit Quiz man, who has read every children’s book … Continue reading

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