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Susan Morton

Search Opens for Top Learning Professional in Scotland

Schools and libraries across the country are urged to nominate an exceptional colleague who works tirelessly to inspire a love of reading or writing

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Scottish Book Trust Launches Search for Teen Writers & Illustrators

Scottish Book Trust has launched a search for Scottish teens who want to develop their talents in creative writing or illustration and help build the teen literary scene in Scotland

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£20k funding for Scottish Book Trust ‘Shared Reading’ project

£20k funding for Scottish Book Trust ‘Shared Reading’ project

Schools chosen for innovative programme to build pupils’ confidence and reading skills

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James Saville

Scottish Book Trust Appoints Four New Board Members

Scottish Book Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Trustees. The national charity now has 10 board members overseeing its work transforming lives through reading and writing.

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Scottish Book Trust Shortlisted for 2017 Charity Times Award

A project in partnership with Scottish Gas to develop pupils' skills in reading and writing in one of Edinburgh's most deprived areas has been shortlisted for the Corporate Community Local Involvement category

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Bookbug Picture Book Prize Shortlist Revealed

Every P1 in Scotland will be gifted a copy of the shortlisted books #BookbugPrize The shortlist for the 2018 Bookbug Picture Book Prize has been announced today as voting for the winner opens. Scottish authors Michelle Sloan, Debi Gliori and Chae Strathie, and illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek, have...

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Pupils at Northfield School and Sports College using poetry stones as starting points for writing

Canadian Poet Brings Migrant Experiences to Teesside Pupils

Poet Theresa Munoz visited 10 secondary schools in Teesside in July 2017 as part of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour.

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Theresa Munoz

Canadian Poet Bringing Migrant Experiences to Teesside Pupils

Theresa Munoz will visit secondary schools in Teeside between 3 and 7 July

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Success for StoryCon Return

The second creative writing conference for teens took place in Glasgow

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Mairi Hedderwick Honoured at Scottish Book Trust Awards

Scottish Book Trust is pleased to announce the winners of our first ever Scottish Book Trust Awards, recognising those who have an inspiring impact on young readers in Scotland

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