Michael Morpurgo said: "This target sounds like a neat solution, but the Government is depriving the massive number of children who don't read of the chance to discover books." Mr Gove made his comments after observing a school in Harlem, New York, which sets pupils a "50-book challenge" over a year.
Philip Pullman * Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll. The great classic beginning of English children's literature.
We asked three of Britain's leading children's authors and two of our in-house book experts to each pick 10 books, suitable for Year 7 students. The authors chose books that have brought them huge joy, while expressing their outrage at the "great big contradiction" of Mr Gove's claim to wish to improve literacy while closing libraries across the country. By taking advantage of free online resources, you can print a diverse library of children's books without breaking your budget, and introduce young readers to the joys of reading.Education Secretary Michael Gove says that children aged 11 should be reading 50 books a year to improve literacy standards. I believe Ann delivers a God-given message in this book. Have you ever had mediocre expectations starting a new book only to be absolutely blown away by how God shows up and moves you through it?
There will be hangups and mess ups and dark alleys and long stretches. But Truth still stands and truth is, Jesus has Overcome. We first listened to this book on dramatized audio while taking a road trip.
We all struggle with it to varying degrees and Chuck does an incredible job of showing how we are trained to battle it through the Word of God. and if you can’t tolerate the idea of reading through a YA fiction book, get the audio version. Okay, that’s it for now (although there are many more I love!
) Tell us what ONE book you would recommend every Christian woman read?
I love the humanity of this story and how one man's efforts can change the future for so many.
There WILL be times of great loneliness and times of facing my deepest fears. Yes, I recommend reading it and letting it remind you of Truth… So Chuck Black writes for young adults but a little secret? My younger kids enjoy his books and my husband and I do too.
No one wanted to stop for bathroom or lunch breaks!! This book gives glimpse after beautiful glimpse of God’s Amazing Grace. This book has a morning and evening scripture compilation reading.