Scary Schools and Horrid Homework by John Townsend
  

Synopsis

Scary Schools and Horrid Homework by John Townsend

Raintree Freestyle is a new, eye-catching range of colourful non-fiction books for the less able and reluctant reader, aged between 11 and 15 years old. Designed for students with a reading age of 11 and 13 years old, these high interest books will enable readers to encounter curriculum-linked topics at an appropriate reading level. This latest addition to out popular 'painful history' series provides readers with a fascinating look at how life as a child has dramatically changed through the ages, from ancient times to modern day. Each title takes an aspect of life to which all children can relate, such as school, illness and family, in order to examine how children have been treated - and mistreated - throughout history. Each title includes real-life photos and accounts that offer a close-up glimpse and bring the subject to life. 'What's it like now?' feature compares children's lives through time so that readers can relate the content to their own lives. It is an excellent resource to hook reluctant readers or those usually turned off by history.

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
48 pages
Interest Age: 11+ years

Author

John Townsend
More books by John Townsend

Author's Website

www.johntownsend.co.uk/

Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd
www.raintreepublishers.co.u...

Publication date

27th April 2007

ISBN

9781406200850


Love “Lovereading4kids” as my son gets to hear about & read new books before his mates which keeps him interested in reading=a very happy Mum

Liz Evans

At @HHSHaringey we love @lovereading4kids because our pupils can practice reviewing & get free upcoming books before anyone else!

Helen Swinyard – Heartlands High

We love Lovereading4kids because it promotes reading choices, new authors and a sense of community for children of all ages!

Rachel Bridgeman

I love all the books they recommend & put up for me to review. I also love the fact that they give new authors the chance to share their boo

Daisy Pennock – age 15

It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love Lovereading as it provides an honest opinion and showcases a range of fiction. Suited to both parents & kids alike, it’s a must-use.

Georgie Rowe – age 16
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools