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Tag: Picture Books

WKAR Quiz Writers’ Choice Award nominees for 2019!

Here at Renaissance we are getting excited for next week’s launch of our annual What Kids Are Reading report! During the 2017-2018 school year, we in the Content team were lucky enough to read hundreds of books which we quizzed for Accelerated Reader. The Quiz Writers’ Choice Award gives our writers and editors a chance […]

LGBT History Month

Nearly fifty years on from the Stonewall Riots that helped kick-start the Gay Liberation Movement, this February marks LGBT History Month. The theme for 2019 is Peace, Activism and Reconciliation. To celebrate, we’ve picked out some great fiction and non-fiction books for all interest levels that are sure to get kids exploring LGBT history and […]

Golden Oldies

If you’ve read any of my recent blogs, you might have noticed that I believe picture books are vastly undervalued when it comes to the contribution they can make to supporting children’s reading development. So, as picture books appear to be a recurring theme as part of other blog topics, I thought it was about time I gave the ‘power of the picture’ book some dedicated ‘airtime’. With that in mind, I want to share with you ‘part one’ of my picture book series, where I’ve pulled together my top three list of ‘Golden Oldies’ along with some ideas as to how you could use them to support whole class reading.


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January 2019

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Key Awards and Lists

We aim to quiz all of the books from the major awards and reading promotions. See below for details of AR quizzed books on recent lists.