Behind The Scenes

Usually when reading a good book, you wouldn’t pay much attention to the author apart from seeing what else they’ve written. In this article we will take a look at the life of some of the most famous authors, going as far back as their childhood.
First, we’ll look at John Green, he is most famous for his book “The Fault in Our Starshe has also written many other amazing teen fiction novels such as “Paper Towns” and “Looking for Alaska”.
So, let’s take a look at his early life, John Michael Green was born on August 24th 1977 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Three weeks after he was born, his family moved to Michigan, then Birmingham, Alabama, and finally to Orlando, Florida. One of the schools he attended was Indian Springs school which he used as the inspiration for the setting of his first book Looking for Alaska Green graduated from Kenyon College in 2000 with a double major in English and Religious studies. John said that he was bullied during his teenage years and spoke a…
Books to Movies
These days, studios are increasingly looking to turn popular young adult books into movies. Do fans rush to the cinema or stay at home and tightly clutch their books?
There are literally over a hundred books being adapted to movies at any given moment, so of course, there are also plenty of young adult books. If you want to read the next Hunger Games before it becomes the next Hunger Games or want to try a book of a film that you have seen go online and see what is coming out next.

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LRC Reading Challenge

Your task is to read as many of the books on the “challenge list” which can be found in the LRC.
This list comprises of: ·A book recommended by a friend ·An award winning book ·A fantasy book ·A collection of short stories ·A book with a person’s name in the title ·A book published in 2017 ·A book set during a conflict ·A book that has become a film ·
Book VS Movie
After watching a movie, we often hear the phrase “The book was so much better!” But is that always true? This article looks at three books that have been adapted into movies and compares which was better!
1.The Harry Potter series: Yes, the Harry Potter series is more than one book but if I compared them all individuallythis article would go on way too long!

Since JK Rowling released the first book in 1997, the seven-book series has sold over 450 million copies, it has also had a big impact on the number of young people who read for fun. A study by a market research firm in 2006 showed that 51% of kids, who were ages 5 to 17, said that they never read books for fun before the Harry Potter series; 75% of children stated that the series had encouraged them to start reading other books. So, let’s take a look at the movies.
One of the most controversial differences between the books and movies is the role of some of the characters (secondary and main characters); in the series, Ro…
The Top Ten Books every Child should Read

·Harry Potter Series – J K Rowling
·Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl
·Alice in wonderland – Lewis Carroll
·The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe – C S Lewis
·Winnie the Pooh – A A Milne
·Wonder – R J Palacio
·Great Expectations – Charles Dickens
·Noughts and Crosses – Malorie Blackman
·The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson-Burnett
·The Diary of a Young Girl – Anne Frank
·Black Beauty – Anna Sewell