Christine Boal

About Christine Boal

Christine is a librarian in an Edinburgh school. In between running CPD courses, supporting English classes, organising testing and delivering certificate courses, Christine still finds time to read. She keeps up to date with teenage fiction and looks for books that have both an interesting subject matter for students and ones which will stretch their comprehension, vocabulary and sentencing skills. Golf and hillwalking also get squeezed in.

“We Know What’s Best …”

Ever wished that all the difficult decisions of life were taken for you? Yet when we were ‘wee’ the last thing we wanted to hear was that someone else knew what was better for us, usually followed by them making … Continue reading

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“I think the book is Orange”

As might be expected, I am a member of a Book Group. Imagine my surprise at our last meeting when I found out that it was my turn to recommend the next book. My mind went blank but then I … Continue reading

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Latest Teenage ‘Must Read’

An occupational hazard sometimes can deliver a gem! I have just finished reading the ‘Hunger Games’ trilogy – “The Hunger Games”, “Catching the Fire” & “Mockingjay” (and I was the “worst mother in the world” because I made my daughter … Continue reading

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