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Books and Reading: Find Your Next Great Read

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Discover the latest issue of Spine Out - a magazine specifically for Young Adult (YA) readers featuring all the latest new books, reviews and competitions!

As a part of the 2019 Somerset Storyfest, school-aged students are invited to participate in the Somerset National Poetry Prize.

The Somerset National Poetry Prize aim is to encourage a love of writing poetry amongst secondary school students, to affirm it as a worthwhile literary pursuit, and to stimulate excellence in writing. It also aims to inspire and enrich YA literature.

Entries are open to Junior and Senior students. 

For more information click here.

BGS150 Staff Reads!

Check out what other departments are enjoying as part of the BGS150 Staff Reads!

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Visit some of these helpful sites for some inspiration when finding your next book:

Read the first chapter of newly published Young Adult  books here to see if you would like them.


Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova

Your One and Only by Adrianne Finlay

Inherit the Stars by Tessa Elwood