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Chatterbooks children's reading groups

 

Chatterbooks reading groups are where children catch up once a month to have a great time talking about books. We have some new Chatterbook groups starting up and would love to see some new faces. 115 more words

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Several studies suggest that teachers have lower expectations of academic and social success for lower class children than they do for middle- and upper-class children (Cooper 1979; Hollingshead 1948, 0-bu 1978).

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Laura Reviews: Jo Walton's Farthing

Farthing by Jo Walton

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First published in 2006, Jo Walton’s Farthing was hailed as a masterpiece, a darkly romantic thriller set in an alternate postwar England sliding into fascism.

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Our reading group meets monthly at my house and has done for 8 years (next month). I order the books from the library, and collect and return them.  676 more words

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

 

Our reading group meets monthly at my house and has done for 8 years (next month). I order the books from the library, and collect and return them.  676 more words

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Chestnut Centre Book Club Read Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory: A Respectable Trade

The devastating consequences of the slave trade in 18th century Bristol are explored through the powerful but impossible attraction of well-born Frances and her Yoruban slave, Mehuru. 158 more words

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Laura reviews: Sense and Sensibility by Joanna Trollope

The Austen Project is my kind of thing. I love Jane Austen and I can’t get enough of the various adaptations and text transformations about all things Austen. 379 more words

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