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Live Stream: War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading from Book 12, Chapter 10 of War and Peace by Leo…

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New national lockdown: an update from Calderstones

“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, “and so do…

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Live Stream: What the Thrush Said by John Keats

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading What the Thrush Said by John Keats with The Reader's Learning…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: Persuasion by Jane Austen

In this feature we're thinking about which bits of literature – whether that be in the form of poems, novels,…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy

The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy is chosen and read for us today by The Reader's Head of Learning and…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

Today's Lines by Heart reading is brought to us by Learning and Quality Leader at The Reader, Katie Clark. Katie…

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Places to Go

Places To Go: Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Learning and Quality Coordinator at The Reader, Lisa Spurgin reads from Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. The theme for our daily readings…

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My Inner Anthology

My Inner Anthology: The Oxen by Thomas Hardy

Katie Clark, Learning and Quality Leader at The Reader, shares her experience of reading the poem The Oxen by Thomas…

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Live Stream: Papa Panov’s Special Christmas by Leo Tolstoy

In today's Shared Reading live stream we are reading Papa Panov's Special Christmas by Leo Tolstoy with The Reader's Manchester…

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Featured Poems

Featured Poem: The Winter Evening by William Cowper

This week's Featured Poem, The Winter Evening by William Cowper, is brought to us by The Reader's Head of Publications,…

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Lines By Heart

Lines by Heart: Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore

Head of Learning and Quality at The Reader, Dr. Clare Ellis reads Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke…

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Places to Go

Places to Go: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Learning and Quality Leader at The Reader, Natalie Kaas-Pontoppidan reads from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The theme for our…

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