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Reading Resources

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

ALCS Copyright Awareness

Reader Development Pack 1

Reader Development Pack 1 provides talking points and fun activities for all ages for the following books:

Flour Babies (1992 Carnegie winner)
Millions (2004 Carnegie winner)
The Edge of the Cloud (1969 Carnegie winner)
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tyler (1977 Carnegie winner)
Tamar (2005 Carnegie winner)
Postcards From No Man’s Land (1999 Carnegie winner)

14 page colour document
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Reader Development Pack 2 (Anniversary Top Tens)

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
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Visual Literacy Pack 1

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)
Way Home (1994 Greenaway Winner)
When Jessie Came Across the Sea (1997 Greenaway Winner)
Zoo (1992 Greenaway Winner)
Crafty Chameleon (1987 Greenaway Winner)
Haunted House (1979 Greenaway Winner)
Old Winkle and the Seagulls (1960 Greenaway Winner)
Pumpkin Soup (1998 Greenaway Winner)
Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady (1985 Greenaway Winner)
Snow White in New York (1986 Greenaway Winner)

31 page colour document
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Visual Literacy Pack 2

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
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Collection Interpretation Pack 1 - Outsiderness/Difference/Diversity

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).

5 page colour document
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Collection Interpretation Pack 2 - Home and Abroad

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.

9 page colour document
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Collection Interpretation Pack 3 - Carnegie Boys

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.

7 page colour document
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Collection Interpretation Pack 4 - Changing Pictures

Collection Interpretation Pack 4 takes a look Changing Pictures

30 page colour document
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Visual Literacy Timeline

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
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ALCS Copyright Awareness pack

21 page b&w document
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Downloadable PDF resources commisioned by CILIP: Chartered Institute of Library & Information Professionals on the occasion of 70th Anniversary of the Carnegie & Greenaway Children's Book Awards.

Generously Funded by Arts Council