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Great reading this CNY.

Whether it’s about teaching children to find the magic all around them or telling of courageous young heroes who overcame profound hardships, the Global Library features inspiring titles that every Nord Anglia Education student will love to read this year. 

 

Parents and students can jump into Nord Anglia’s Global Library, which has inspirational suggestions for books and activities to make the most of the year ahead.

One child, one teacher, one book and one pen can change the world. Malala Yousafzai - Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Before the events that brought her to international recognition, Malala Yousafzai spent her summer holidays together with her family watching an Indian children’s TV show about a magic pencil, which could be used to redraw reality. This memory inspired Malala to write her first picture book Malala’s Magic Pencil (4 years and up) which tells her own story in a sensitive, child-friendly style. It explores how we can all hold on to hope in the most difficult of times and help build a world where all our dreams can be fulfilled. The book is beautifully illustrated and makes a great conversation starter for families to share ideas for the world we want to create and how we would use our own magic pencils.

Click on the link below to view the read-along version of this enlightening book.

What is the Global Library?

It is no fairy tale to say the stories we read when we’re young profoundly influence the rest of our lives. Books don’t just help us make sense of our world; they also prepare us for academic success. Nord Anglia’s Global Library is a worldwide reading club across all 56 Nord Anglia schools, where students of all age groups can enjoy a shared reading experience through debates, competitions and reflections with a worldwide network of engaged, open minded readers.