Links to good authoritative online information for students, staff and parents:
The world at your fingertips
What to read next?
Need ideas on what to read next?
- Find a book of a film or TV programme
- Look for short stories
- Find out about popular books from friends, TV, websites etc
- Try graphic novels – brilliant books with wonderful illustrations
- Find out about winning and short-listed books in book awards eg Carnegie, Oxfordshire, Richard and Judy
- Look in “Who Next” a guide to authors who write like your favourite authors. It also lists authors by genre so if you want a book about spies, families, school or want a good laugh check out this book next time you are in the library.
Check out these book lists for ideas of brilliant books to read
- Everyone's Reading
- Boys into Books 11-14
- Caboodle's 16 highly-anticipated books of 2016
- 50 novels everyone should read
Use good book websites eg
This is a great website where students can add reviews of books they have written. The website focuses on children’s books for ages up to 12, it’s an amazing resource for keeping up to date with which books children are really enjoying reading. Take a look and see what book you could read next.
- Ask friends – if they like a book, you might like it too
Ask teachers, teaching assistants, parents, aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters...
- The Library
- Look around
- Ask for help
- Eclipse - the Library’s computer system which includes lots of fab information about books. To access Eclipse quickly, go to:
- Click on this link to Eclipse or go to the The world at your fingertips page under the Students tab
- Enjoy browsing for ideas on
- Latest Reviews
- Top Ten
- New Arrivals
- Returns Trolley
- Author Corner
- What other people have read
- Search for an author etc
- Banbury Library, Marlborough Road
- Neithrop Library, Wood Green
KEEP TRYING! THERE ARE GOOD BOOKS FOR EVERYONE!