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Reading guides

Our reading guides are to be used in book circles, in schools or just as inspiration for further reading. They are free of charge and aimed for adults who want to read with children and young adults. Enjoy your reading!

Reading guides to books by the laureates

The guides have different content and structure, but common to all is that they contain an introduction to the author or illustrator, an introduction to the book's main themes and stylistics and give recommendations for activities or topics to discuss. All reading guides are available as a downloadable pdf.

2023 laureate Laurie Halse Anderson

Reading guides to the novels Speak and The Impossible Knife of Memory

2021 laureate Jean-Claude Mourlevat

Reading guide to the novel Jefferson

2020 laureate Baek Heena 

Reading guides to the picturebooks Cloud Bread, Magic Candies and Bath Fairy

2019 laureate Bart Moeyaert

Reading guides to the novels Everyone's Sorry Nowadays and It’s Love We Don’t Understand

2018 laureate Jacqueline Woodson

Reading guide to the autobiographical Brown Girl Dreaming