Scotland

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.

Sunset Song was published in 1932. It is the story of Chris Guthrie, a resilient and hard working girl growing up in the fictional estate of Kinraddie.

Discover or rediscover three of Burns best-loved poems alongside three great Liz Lochhead poems, chosen to complement or contrast them

The Testament of Gideon Mack is a hugely readable and gripping book which poses challenging questions about belief and truth.

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 

Kidnapped tells the story of David Balfour, a young, protestant man of the Lowlands, who travels to Edinburgh in search of his inheritance.

The adventures of Hamish and his friends are the ideal starting point for some exciting cross-curricular learning!

These resources feature Katie Morag and the Tiresome Ted, Katie Morag and the Dancing Class and Katie Morag Delivers the Mail.