NT Summer Reading Challenge 2020 – Read a Rainbow
How do I enter?
Read 5 books over the summer holiday. Keep a list of the titles and when finished rate them out of five. For your favourite of the five you can either;
Design a new front cover – think about why you liked the book, what the cover will say to other readers,
Write a new back cover for the book – you should include a blurb, review and images if you wish.
Submit your entry via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or hand in in by the end of September.
What should I read?
You can read anything you would like, but the theme this year is ‘Read a Rainbow’ and we encourage you to read widely about other people and their lives. recommendations will be posted over the summer on the school social media but here is a list of categories and some ideas for each to get you started.
The Diary of a Young Girl
Mud, Sweat and Tears
The Reason I Jump
Messi: From the Playground to the Pitch
Bob: No Ordinary Cat
I am Malala
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Black Lives Matter
The Hate You Give
Noughts and Crosses
Children of Blood and Bone
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Mildred D Taylor
Understanding and Celebrating Difference
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime
The Silence Between Us
Freak the Mighty
The Taylor Turbochaser
Song for a Whale
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13b
I’ll Give You the Sun
Leah on the Upbeat
The Art of Being Normal
My brother’s Name is Jessica
More Than This
What is Gender? How does it define us? and Other Big Questions
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
John Green and David Levithan
Salt to the Sea
Dancing the Charleston
Laurie Halse Anderson
The Somerset Tsunami
The Austen Girls
Orphan, Monster, Spy
An Elephant in the Garden
What can I win?
1st Prize – Kindle Fire and your cover design professionally printed as a poster and displayed in school and in your local library.
2nd and 3rd Prize – £10 book voucher
There will be a small prize for all those who take part.
Where can I get books from?
Visit the school library website for details of e-platform our schools e-book app.
Your local library is now open for click and collect, you can reserve books online and collect them from your library.
You have all been given log in details for BorrowBox, which has a huge selection of e-books to download and read.
MyOn is still free to use, you can visit the site here and login using the following details;
School Name Newquay Tretherras (type the first few letters and select from drop-down menu)
Username newqyay852student (no, that is not a typo, it is newqyay!)
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