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Book Lists

Books for Starting School and Going Back to School

If your child is feeling anxious about going to school, the books below can help you discuss any worries and prepare them for September. These recommended reads are ideal for sharing with children starting school […]

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Book List – discussing race and racism with children

Fiction and non-fiction books to support children learning about race and racism at primary and secondary level.   Key Stage 1   Questions and Feelings About: Racism by Anita Ganeri This informative picture book explains […]

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Refugee Week

Monday 15th June marks the beginning of Refugee Week, an opportunity to celebrate the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees. Held annually in the UK, Refugee Week promotes understanding of why people seek sanctuary, and […]

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Pride Picks: LGBTQ+ reading list

From fiction to non-fiction, we have lots of great books that celebrate LGBTQ+ people, history and stories. These books are all aimed at readers aged 11+. Our teen and YA community, @teambkmrk are running a […]

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Black History Month

October is Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate and learn about the achievements and contributions of the black community in the UK and around the world. We have some fantastic books for primary and […]

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Books to support Mental Health Awareness Week

Children’s Mental Health Awareness Week is 3rd – 9th February and this year’s theme is Find Your Brave. An important opportunity to open up discussion with children about their worries and how this affects their […]

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