Loreto Secondary School
St Michael's

Reading Lists Summer 2023

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Click here for our Halloween Recommended 2023 Reading List

Top Tips to Encourage Teen Reading!

Click here for our reading lists for 1st years, 2nd years, 3rd years, TYs, 5th years and 6th years


  1. Make time for reading - block off some quiet time everyday to read. It might be before bedtime, or in the afternoon, whatever suits your house.
  2. Model reading - Read at home where your daughter can see you. Talk about your reading, recommend books you have enjoyed when you were your daughter's age.
  3. Merge books and film - there are a lot of young adult fiction adaptations that are also films, suggest reading the book then watching the film!
  4. Audio books - these are a great way to promote reading. Choose an audio book for a long drive, and in fact audio books are free from your local library.
  5. Join the local library - if you are not already a member!
  6. Give the gift of reading - buy your daughter a book! Choose a topic or type of book she might enjoy. Graphic novels, biographies, science fiction, a magazine - these are all reading!

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The Great Reads Awards - recommended reads

9 Science backed ways that reading makes you smarter

Reading for as little as 6 minutes can reduce stress by up to 60%

A short history of reading - from tablet to tablet

Slowing down the distracted generation - tips and tools to get children refocused on the written word

Aug 21
Staff Planning Day
Aug 21
3rd year Induction
Aug 21
2nd year Induction
Aug 22
Staff Planning Day
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