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Featured Poem: Winter Heavens by George Meredith

Today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Lisa Spurgin, our Teaching and Learning Coordinator at The Reader. This poem…

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From The Reader Bookshelf… The Borrowers by Mary Norton

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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Featured Poem: Sonnet 50 by William Shakespeare

Today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Lizzie, our Teaching and Learning Leader at The Reader. In this sonnet…

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Literature

Gravity Festival lifts off

Thanks to all of you who joined us earlier this month for Gravity – a new kind of festival where…

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From The Reader Bookshelf… The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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Thank you to BBC Children in Need

Reading Heroes is a BBC Children in Need funded project that matches trained volunteers to read one-to-one with looked-after children…

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Featured Poem: Autumn Idleness by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Jamie Barton, our Business and Content Manager at The Reader. This poem…

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From The Reader Bookshelf… My Antonia by Willa Cather

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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Literature

November Stories and Poems

This month saw The Reader's first Gravity festival which took place online and in person 5 - 7 November. Taking…

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Featured Poem: The Prelude by William Wordsworth

Today's Featured Poem is brought to you by Julie Gaukroger from the Volunteer Support Team at The Reader. This excerpt…

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The Vintage Book of African-American Poetry
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From The Reader Bookshelf… The Vintage Book of African-American Poetry

As part of our ongoing work around The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked staff to share their thoughts about some of the…

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The Storybarn selects… from The Reader Bookshelf

As part of our ongoing work exploring texts from The Reader Bookshelf, we've asked members of our Children & Young People…

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