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Secondary Hub

Welcome to our Secondary Hub

World Book Day is about celebrating books and reading all year round. We hope you find activities and advice here to help you enjoy reading not just on World Book Day but every day of the year. This year, we are working with our partners at the National Literacy Trust to turn our focus toward young people and their reading experiences. Find out more and host your own conversation.

Watch our Author & Illustrator Academy videos to give you hints and tips, and talk to your friends for inspiration. Or, why not check out our TOP 25 BOOKS FOR TEENS to share as voted for by you.

Our approach incorporates six elements which evidence shows support children and young people to read for pleasure:

  • Being read to regularly
  • Having books at home and at school
  • Having a choice in what to read
  • Finding time to read
  • Having trusted help to find a book
  • Making reading FUN!

These 6 elements shape and guide what World Book Day does and all our resources support one of these elements.

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World Book Day® is a charity sponsored by National Book Tokens.