September 11, 2021

Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for September 11, 2021

Today's Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday's Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake for $1.99 The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri for $2.99 The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory for $1.99 Priestdaddy by Patricia Lockwood for $1.99 Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson for $1.99 The Magician's Assistant by Ann Patchett for $3.99 The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix for $1.99 Dread Nation by Justine Ireland for $1.99 A Witch in Time by Constance Sayers for $2.99 The Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes for $2.99 Pride and Premeditation by Tirzah...

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Growing Up in Ireland report reveals impact of library funding’s 2008 scrapping

In 2008, as the global financial crisis peaked and Ireland faced a long period of austerity, the government announced that the primary school library fund would be cut in its entirety. The €2.2m annual investment from the then-Department of Education & Science had been in place for 37 years; public libraries funded the remainder (58%) of the €5.19m spend on the schools library service. 

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Hannah Gold | ‘You can’t change the world, but you can try to influence your little corner’

"If you can give children hope and empowerment, it makes them much more inclined to do something,” says Hannah Gold. “Frightening children about climate change just makes them paralysed with fear.” Gold is speaking to me over video call from her home in Lincolnshire about her début children’s book The Last Bear (HarperCollins Children’s Books).

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