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- It's #AntiBullyingWeek and we've got a really good booklist for high schoolers on difference, acceptance and bullying. The list includes titles such as @malorieblackman's hard-hitting Boys Don't Cry and @MelvinBurgess's gripping Kill All Enemies https://t.co/4z4WpVtOgv https://t.co/EUy9cD5AA5 12 hours ago
- INTERVIEW! Author @lthompsonwrites tells us why war stories are still so important for children, and how reading can help us walk in other people's shoes... https://t.co/sfZgiWlrST https://t.co/qAgLF5YRYq 14 hours ago
- BLOG! @cerrieburnell, our Writer in Residence, has launched a creative writing competition for schools and wants EVERY child to know that they're a storyteller, with inspiration all around them... https://t.co/P3vWRjK8Dl 15 hours ago