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Here’s some more EPIC Reads to enjoy if you’ve read your way through my Summer Reading Lists.

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As they say themselves, small books about BIG IDEAS

Entitled ‘Beren and Lúthien’, it’s about man and an elf who try to steal from the greatest of all evil beings, Melkor.

Have a look at this BBC report for further details http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-oxfordshire-40109396

Whether mid-air on a long-haul flight, at the beach or at home in the garden I hope you’ll enjoy the books by Irish Authors and those written ‘as gaeilge’.  They have been selected to appeal to 12-18 year olds.  All are available in the St. Andrew’s College Library. Recommended Reading For Young Adults 2017 – Irish Authors  Bain taitneamh as!

Whether mid-air on a long-haul flight, at the beach or at home in the garden I hope you’ll enjoy the Recommended Reading Summer 2017 – Fiction and Non Fiction I’ve selected to appeal to 12-18 year olds.  It comprising a wide variety of genre – contemporary fiction, horror, love stories, mystery and detective stories and my favourite – historical fiction.  All are available in the St. Andrew’s College Library.

YALSA’s Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens like you nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year.  Nominators are members of teen book groups in US schools and public libraries.

The nominations with details of titles, authors and a precis of the story can be found HERE

 

 

All the books on my Recommended Reading For Young Adults Summer 2016 – Fiction and Non Fiction are great reads – specially picked by me for you to enjoy over the summer.

Fantastic flowchart found on the NYPL website recommending 101 great summer reads.

The second 2nd Year Book of the Year is Harper Lee’s classic ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’.  Congratulations to Olivia (2K) who was one of the many students who voted for the book.

 

Read about the inspirational John Wood who left his job at Microsoft to create ‘Room To Read’ a non-profit organisation that builds and stocks libraries around the world.  He hopes to reduce child illiteracy and inequality in less developed parts of the world.  Read on…..http://www.bbc.com/news/business-34465031

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