First impressions of: Book by John Agard

So as well as writing, I love to read. I read a number of different things and even have been known to read YA fiction as well as non-fiction. Running a Beaver/Cub unit with kids ranging from 6-10 also helps with my wide variety of books - fiction interests me,  as well as how it … Continue reading First impressions of: Book by John Agard

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Feminism.

Definition: the advocacy of women's rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes.I've never said I'm a feminist. I've never even thought or heard of the word until perhaps this year when feminism became the forefront of many minds.Have you seen Emma Watson's speech for the UN campaign of HeforShe? You really should watch … Continue reading Feminism.

First Impressions of : Junk by Melvin Burgess

Another Book for my Childrens Literature course.http://g-ecx.images-amazon.com/images/G/02/ciu/a3/ea/05fef96642a04a7e4056a110.L._SY445_.jpgJunk was published by Penguin Books in 1997. And it's main focus is around drugs and the people/kids that take them. I actually found this hard to read, even though it took me less time to read than Coram Boy. There is a number of different narratives and each character … Continue reading First Impressions of : Junk by Melvin Burgess

First Impressions Of: Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin

This is one of the books I have to read for my Children's Literature section of my degree. I have a few more books to read but I thought I'd do a short review/first impressions of the books as I read them. http://goodtoread.org/image/covers/coram-boy.jpg?style=imageCoram Boy is written by Jamila Gavin and was first published in the year … Continue reading First Impressions Of: Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin