This summer holiday, our family went to Scotland so that we could appear at the ‘Edinburgh Book Festival’. First thing to say: Scotland is STUNNING! We climbed lots of mountains, went for long walks, and saw lots of red deer and rare birds. 296 more words
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Noughts & Crosses
Callum is a nought – an inferior white citizen in a society controlled by the black Crosses.
Sephy is a Cross – and the daughter of one of the most powerful, ruthless men in the country. 229 more words
If you’ve been paying attention you will have noticed that I read this book in a day. It is an awkward book for me to talk about because it is about a sensitive topic and it really exposed a lot of my own ignorance, for which I am incredibly ashamed. 515 more words
In three days at the brilliant Edinburgh Book Festival I packed in a mighty amount, and came away with so much learned and so much to think about that I thought I’d put some of it down here, before I forgot everything :) 996 more words
British author and Children’s Laureate Malorie Blackman took a 24-hour hiatus from Twitter after an interview posted Sunday on Sky News led to a barrage of what she called “ 390 more words