Featured Poem: The Voice by Thomas Hardy

This week’s featured poem, The Voice by Thomas Hardy, has got thinking about reading aloud in Shared Reading groups, the importance of hearing the written word out loud in different voices.

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Featured Poem: When I heard the learn’d astronomer by Walt Whitman

This week our Featured Poem comes from the great American poet Walt Whitman, When I heard the learn’d astronomer.

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Featured Poem: December Stillness by Siegfried Sassoon

The last month of the year has arrived – perhaps unexpectedly for some, and for others much anticipated. Either way, we might all appreciate some December Stillness from Siegried Sassoon.

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Read of the Week: The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

This week we say a fond farewell to our Reading Resources Intern Drew but before she heads off on the next big adventure she’s got a Read of the Week to share – The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

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Featured Poem: There’s A Certain Slant Of Light by Emily Dickinson

This week we’re dipping back into the mists of time for our Featured Poem and a recommendation from Vic during her time working on the Wirral Get into Reading project.

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Volunteer Month: Shared Reading North West needs you!

The Reader is building a volunteer-led movement across the North West. Could you help us make that happen?

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