Religious and moral education

Lari Don is emerging as one of Scotland's most exciting writers for children, with fiction ranging from picture books to gritty YA sci-fi. Here, you'll find resources inspired by her children's books First Aid for Fairies and Other Fabled Beasts and The Beginner's Guide to Curses, as well as her provocative teen book Drawing a Veil which explores the freedom to express religious beliefs.

In November 2014 the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour visited secondary schools in Falkirk, East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire with the brilliant author Phil Earle.

Get inspired by these fantastic projects from Kyle Academy, Kilmarnock Acadmey, Graeme High School and St. Mungo's High School, watch Phil's top tips for writing great dialogue, and take a look at learning resources designed to help you explore Phil's books with your pupils.

This resource gives you and your pupils a chance to tackle discrimination and intolerance by spreading positive messages in your school and community. The activities are inspired by Hate, Alan Gibbons' hard-hitting novel about inertia in the face of hate crimes.

Resources to help you explore Michael Byrne's debut novel Lottery Boy with your pupils.

A touching story about a child's perception of his mother's battles with mental health issues.

This tale of a friendship tested to the limit is supported here by some great resources for creative learning

Inspired by our Authors Live event with Darren Shan, librarian Louise Edwards organised a feast of cross-curricular learning across every department in the school, generating so much enthusiasm for the book that every single S1 and S2 borrowed it from the library!

Cathy MacPhail's fiction runs the gamut from fun action and adventure to gritty and challenging stories of teen struggles. Grass was voted the favourite book of 2010 by Scottish teens in the 

A range of activities to help you get the most out of Tony Robinson's Weird World of Wonder series.

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