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Home Learning Activities for Children Aged 12 and older

Support learning and keep children entertained at home with these book-based activities and teaching resources for ages 12 and over.


The Deathless Girls

By Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Themes: gothic, LGBTQ+, romance

Download the discussion questions here

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The Bone Sparrow

By Zana Fraillon

Themes: refugee story, migrant crisis, friendship, hope

Download teaching resources for The Bone Sparrow

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You Got This

By Bryony Gordon

Themes:  body positivity, mental health,  managing anxiety

Download the Teacher’s Pack 

Download quote posters to decorate

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The Boxer

By Nikesh Shukla

Themes: friendship, radicalisation, belonging

Download the discussion questions

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The Haven

By Simon Lellic

Themes: secret agents, thriller, adventure

Download the Teacher Notes  – created for Hachette Schools by Reading Rocks

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By Alice Oseman

Themes: LGBTQ+, love, romance, relationships

Download the Heartstopper Teacher Pack

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The Henna Wars

By Adiba Jaigirdar

Themes: LGBTQ+, love, romance, homophobia, cultural appropriation and racism

Download The Henna Wars Discussion Questions 

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