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Christmas reads

Looking for some wintry or festive page-turners?

Here's a selection of teenage books to curl up with during the holidays. Some are the perfect cosy read. Others have storylines to get the blood pumping!

Some ideas for Christmas holiday reads:


Looking for some inspiration for your Christmas bakes or decorations? Try a free eMagazine from Cambridgeshire Libraries.

Just for fun! Christmas quiz:

Have you seen the Netflix series Dash & Lily? (Age 13+)

Netflix: “Opposites attract at Christmas as cynical Dash and sunny Lily trade messages and dares in a red notebook they pass back and forth around New York City.”

Watch the trailer here. 

Borrow the Young Adult books the series is based on from the academy library:




Have you seen the Netflix movie Let is snow? (Age 13+)

Watch the trailer here.

Borrow the Young Adult book the movie is based on from the academy library:

Plan your festive viewing and reading with the Reading Times. Helen Smith, librarian at Eckington School, has put together this publication listing all the books being shown in adaptations on TV over Christmas. 

Bitesize: How to keep your mind healthy over Christmas:

Bitesize: Have yourself a merry, healthy Christmas:

Please note: All library books need to be returned by Thursday 17th, but holiday loans can be arranged for students who wish to keep books over the break, to be returned by 7th January.