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Resources

05 April 2022

Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Sofia Khan and the Baby Blues by Sofia Malik. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Cutting Season: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Cutting Season by M.W. Craven. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Swimmer: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Swimmer by Graham Norton. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

Witness: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Witness by Alex Wheatle. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

My Name Is Why (Quick Reads): Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title My Name Is Why (abridged for Quick Reads) by Lemn Sissay. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Black Mountain: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Black Mountain by Kate Mosse. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

Blind Spot: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title Blind Spot by Paula Hawkins. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

05 April 2022

The Kiss: Discussion Guide

Reading guide and discussion questions to accompany the Quick Read title The Kiss by Santa Montefiore. Print this resource to use with a book group or literacy class.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 toolkit for libraries and bookshops

Please use this toolkit for ideas on how to use and promote Quick Reads. Share this toolkit with colleagues and do get in touch to tell us how you’ve used the books!

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 book jackets

The eight covers of the 2022 Quick Reads can be found at the below dropbox link for use on publicity materials.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 editable poster

This poster can be edited with local information, for example event details or information on borrowing. It can be printed out or used online to promote the 2022 Quick Reads.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 poster Welsh/English bilingual

This poster is in Welsh/English bilingual for promoting the 2022 Quick Reads collection in Wales.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 poster

This poster can be used online or downloaded and printed out to advertise the 2022 Quick Reads.

17 March 2022

Quick Reads 2022 assets for social media

Please find cards sized for posting on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to advertise the 2022 Quick Reads! Remember to tag @readingagency #QuickReads

19 October 2021

RISE by Maliha Abidi: competition resources

This pack contains an PDF sampler of the book RISE by Maliha Abidi and a promotional poster for a competition inspired by the book. RISE celebrates the inspirational stories of 100 remarkable women of colour. From the entrepreneur with a homemade...

12 August 2021

Reading Ahead Toolkit 2021-2

This toolkit covers everything you need to run Reading Ahead, how to get started and ideas for partnerships and engagement.

23 July 2021

Reading Ahead 2019-20 evaluation report

Evaluation report for the Reading Ahead programme 2019-20.

22 July 2021

Quick Reads evaluation report 2020-1

Evaluation report for the Quick Reads programme 2020-1.

20 July 2021

BOTH Books

Books On The Hill is an independent bookshop and now a publishing that produces dyslexic friendly books for adults. Set up by Alistair Sims, they had huge success in April after launching their kickstarter campaign and smashed original targets to...

20 July 2021

Crime and Thriller

Struggling to get into reading? Can’t find a book to keep you hooked? Why not take your pick from this selection of these gripping Crime and Thriller titles…

20 July 2021

Sports!

A selection of twelve sport-related titles to get you inspired!

03 June 2021

Share our Reading Ahead evaluation form with participants!

Feedback on Reading Ahead from participants enables us to evaluate the impact of the programme. Please share this survey with participants and support them to fill it out if required. They can access the evaluation form through clicking on the...

03 June 2021

Reading Ahead evaluation form - organisers

After delivering the Reading Ahead 2021-2 programme please complete our evaluation form. It is available at the link below or to download as a word document and email to lily.staunton-howe@readingagency.org.uk.

01 June 2021

Read with Pride - Summer of Reading List 2021 A3 poster

The second Paper & Hearts Society adventure. Join Olivia and The Paper & Hearts Society gang in this joyful comfort read and celebration of books from Booktuber Lucy Powrie. The perfect book for fans of Alice Oseman, Holly Smale and...

19 May 2021

Wish You Were Dead: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

Saving the Day: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

The Baby Is Mine: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

How to be a Woman: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

The Motive: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...

18 May 2021

The Skylight: Quick Reads learning resource

This learning resource has been written to support the use of Quick Reads with less confident readers. It suggests discussion points and activities chapter by chapter. The resource is in an editable word document format as you may find that...