70 Years Celebration
Welcome to the Reading Resources section. The anniversary resources are designed to encourage readers to interact with the Carnegie and Kate Greenaway winning titles from the past 70 years. Select from:
Reader Development Packs
Visual Literacy Packs
Collection Interpretation Packs
Reader Development Pack 1 provides talking points and fun activities for all ages for the following books:
14 page colour document
Reader Development Pack 2 provides talking points and fun activities for all ages for the the books on the anniversary top ten Carnegie list.
22 page colour document
Visual Literacy Pack 1 is full of activities designed to encourage children and young people to look more closely and critically at illustrations. This pack focuses on the following books:
The Jolly Christmas Postman (1991 Greenaway Winner)
31 page colour document
Visual Literacy Pack 2 is full of activities designed to encourage children and young people to look more closely and critically at illustrations. This pack focuses on the anniversary top ten Greenaway titles.
33 page colour document
Collection Interpretation Pack 1 takes a look at the past winners list and how the books have dealt with ideas of difference, outsiderness, and diversity. This brief journalistic overview demonstrates how some of the past winning books have exemplified these themes – from The Family From One End Street (1937 Carnegie Winner) to The Other Side of Truth (2000 Carnegie Winner).
Collection Interpretation Pack 2 discusses the theme of how past winning books have reflected different ways of looking both at the UK, and at the world beyond our shores.
Collection Interpretation Pack 3 takes a look at how different representations of boyhood can be traced through a number of the winning books, in relation to changing social expectations.
Collection Interpretation Pack 4 takes a look Changing Pictures
Visual Literacy Timeline plots out a timeline from 1950s (the decade in which the Kate Greenaway Medal was born) to the present day. The timeline contrasts historical and political detail with significant moments for popular culture - from felt tip pens and flares to political tensions and technological advances.
18 page colour document
21 page b&w document
Generously Funded by Arts Council