Episode 2 - Should classrooms have wall displays?
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School Reading List
Episode 2 - Should classrooms have wall displays?
Aug 24, 2022 Season 1 Episode 2
Tom Tolkien

School Reading List podcast hosted by Tom Tolkien

Season 1: Episode 2

For transcripts, links to all the books featured, resources, show notes and contact details, click here: https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/podcasts/series-1-episode-2 

Part one.
Book post:

  • Stone by Finbar Hawkins 
  • Who's Hiding by Satoru Onishi 
  • The Curse of the Tomb Robbers by Andy Seed 
  • Stories of Peace and Kindness For a Better World by Elizabeth Laird 
  • The Worlds We Leave Behind by A.F. Harrold illustrated by Levi Pinfold 
  • The Little Match Girl Strikes Back by Emma Carroll
  • My Rhinoceros by Jon Agee
  • The Tale of Truthwater Lake by Emma Carroll
  • No Place For Monsters by Kory Merritt 
  • Unraveller by Frances Hardinge 
  • The TreeKeepers by Kieran Larwood 
  • Shu Lin's Grandpa by Matt Goodfellow and Yu Rong 
  • The Island by Armin Greder

Rundown - top 30 children's and YA books to buy in August 2022:

  • It's Tough to be Tiny by Kim Woolcock
  • Rapunzella, Or, Don't Touch My Hair by Ella McLeod
  • Egyptian Myths by Jean Menzies
  • Ella and the Waves by Britta Teckentrup
  • All the Pieces of Me by Libby Scott and Rebecca Westcott
  • World of Weird: A Creepy Compendium of True Stories by Tom Adams
  • Paper Boat, Paper Bird by David Almond
  • The Dangerous Life of Ophelia Bottom by Susie Bower
  • Ergo by Alexis Deacon
  • The Last Whale by Chris Vick
  • The Accidental Stowaway by Judith Eagle
  • The Girl Who Rowed the Ocean by Alastair Humphreys
  • Giant Island by Jane Yolen
  • The Worlds We Leave Behind by A.F. Harrold.
  • Our Tower by Joseph Coelho
  • Which Bum's Mum's? by Jonny Leighton.
  • Medicine: A Magnificently Illustrated History by Briony Hudson
  • The Blue-Footed Booby by Rob Biddulph
  • The Cartoons That Saved The World by Tom Ellen
  • Vi Spy: The Girl with the Golden Gran by Maz Evans
  • Resist!: One Girl's Fight Back Against the Nazis by Tom Palmer
  • To Catch A Cloud by Elena de Roo
  • Passionate about Penguins by Owen Davey
  • Bad Panda: The Cake Escape by Swapna Haddow
  • How Many Ways Can You Cook An Egg? By Lizzie Mabbott Berlin
  • Britannica's Word of the Day by Patrick and Rennee Kelly
  • Waking the Witch by Rachel Burge.
  • Lift-the-flap Strongest, Cleverest, Deadliest… by Darran Stobbart and Lan Cook
  • Rosie Raja: Churchill's Spy by Sufiya Ahmed
  • Powered by Plants by Clive Gifford
  • The Beastly Bunch by Leisa Stewart-Sharpe

August 2022 books of the month:

  • Fiction: Resist by Tom Palmer
  • Nonfiction: Britannica's Word of the Day by Patrick and Rennee Kelly & Sue Macy
  • Picture book: Ella and the Waves by Britta Teckentrup

Part two.
Time travelling to a world of second-hand books. In this episode, we feature children's science fiction writer, Nicholas Fisk.

Part three.
Should school classrooms feature wall displays? (And how this impacts reading for pleasure). With a social media poll.

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