The Holmwood House Library has a multitude of uses; poetry recitals, three minute talks, book exchanges, prep, Element Meetings, lunchtime chess, newspaper and magazine reading, storytelling, library skills, group singing events including Songfest heats and Vibes - lunchtime music and poetry - as well as being a repository for several thousand books.
Please see the English page for recommended reading lists by year group.
Essex Library Online Service
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|The Rainbow Fish||Eat Your Peas||The Gruffalo Child|
Heroes and Heroines
Have you ever thought about your Hero or Heroine from a book you have read and enjoyed? Click on the link below for a few suggestions. You never know, you might come across a book that you haven't yet read and that sounds interesting!
Please click here for a few suggestions.
Remember... keep reading!
|It will soon be National non-fiction November- a whole month dedicated to celebrating the incredible range of information books written for children and young people.|
Click here to download a sheet to write your own book review.
* World Book Day (Shakespeare) - March
* Scholastic Half Price Book Sale - June
Games and Quizzes
Why great librarians matter!
|“This is my childhood memory of being force fed words by rote learning and how it put me off books, and how one librarian made a huge difference. We need to inspire kids to read by sharing great stories and showing them the magic within books.” ~ Gill Lewis|
What to read after finishing The Hunger Games ...
Follow Emma Chichester Clark's Plumdog blog ...
|“Creator of children's books, including the Blue Kangaroo and Wagtail Town series. I also have the honour of illustrating Plum's diary, which appears here when she writes it, from time to time ... if something exciting happens ... or even if it doesn't.” ~ Emma Chichester Clark|
Follow the Barrington Stoke 'Cracking Reading' blog ...
|TOP 10 BEST BOOK BLOGGERS|