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School Librarians: a precious resource by Linda Strachan

Linda Strachan’s passionate defence of school librarians on the Awfully Big Blog Adventure.

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The ‘angst canon’

Is there an ‘angst canon’ of books that teenagers read?

A BBC report discussing the reading choices of older teenagers:

At the age of 17 and 18, readers are often searching for something with a bit of existential angst. And nothing taps into teenage angst quite like the idea of exceptionalism.

It also discusses how reading choices are changed.

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