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How can you help children to develop a love of reading and books? Which books are the best ones to use in primary teaching? How do you make the most of children's literature in teaching across the curriculum?

Stories and Poems from and about Different Cultures
Stories and poems from and about different cultures
Introduction

Mona Siddiqui, a well-known academic commentator on Islam, said on the BBC's Desert Island Discs in October 2012, celebrating diversity is creating difference, and this is always a potential problem for teachers to bear in mind. Why should we present children with the experience of children growing up in very different worlds from their own? Many children whose family is from a different cultural or religious background from that surrounding them in a modern British school already feel a ...

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