July 21, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Mystery in the English Class

Events, people, occurrences which are difficult or impossible to explain are intriguing for most of us. Stories of mystery can distract us from our everyday routines and make us focus at the same time. Good mysteries are real page-turners, which engage the readers … Continue reading

June 6, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Our Most Anticipated Holiday Reads 2016

School is almost over, and the moment has come when we finally have some time to read what we really love and not what we have to. Have you noticed that we tend to turn to the same authors and genres we have always enjoyed reading? … Continue reading

May 3, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Stories from the city: two new readers for teens and adults

The Mystery of the Three Domes Would you like to go on a journey across Europe? Would you also like to solve puzzles and explore some beautiful architecture? When you choose a story written by Elspeth Rawstron and illustrated by Nick … Continue reading

February 16, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Transformation Stories and Activities for Your Teen Classes

With the growing number of performances related to Shakespeare this year, it is easy to come across A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Watching this play in my local theatre recently I inevitably started thinking about transformations in literature. I soon realized that many of my favourite … Continue reading

January 12, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Classics to read based on your YA preferences

Reading the classics and reading contemporary young adult literature are often considered to be two very different reading experiences and students who read one often miss out on the other. Good young adult fiction offers engaging plots, accessible language, familiar topics … Continue reading