Posts Tagged ‘Elizabeth Wein’

  1. 27th June 2013 WeRead Prize Day

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    March 5, 2013 by Lydia Syson

    I’ll be taking part in a day of readings, discussion and voting at UCS School in North London will decide the winner – see below for full shortlist, and check out the website to find out how your school can take part. keep reading


  2. Top Ten

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    November 29, 2012 by Lydia Syson

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    I’ve been having a lot of fun and also a little anguish this week choosing my ten favourite historical novels for young readers for the Guardian Children’s Book Website.  Do visit the site to find out more. These lists are inevitably distinctly personal, and of course I’d love to know what you think of my choices.  Well, that’s as long as you love the books as much as I keep reading


"an outstanding debut novel for teenagers" THE GUARDIAN

"a fantastic historical fiction debut" THE BOOKSELLER

"a novel of extraordinary resonance and power" ARMADILLO

"a compelling story of politics and passion, bravery and love" BOOKTRUST

'the writing is powerful, the events terrifying' THE BOOKBAG

'Highly recommended' BOOKS FOR KEEPS

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