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  • Writer's pictureMiss Cunningham

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

This term's class book is the fantastic, The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q Ralf.




This is the story about how one ordinary nine-year-old child and three classmates are full of empathy for Ahmet, a boy that comes to their school as a refugee from Syria (he is the boy at the back of the class). Through their sensitivity, curiosity, ingenuity, bravery and innocent niceness, they make a massive impact on Ahmet’s life, friends, class, school, community and wider world. There’s a lovely lack of stereotyping on gender and backstory for the narrator, which adds to the message of not judging people before you know them.


We all know that reading is a wonderful pastime: it is beneficial both academically and personally. It's really important to spend some time reading every day. That's why you should take a reading book home daily. Here are some questions that your adult can ask you about the book you are reading. Don't forget to fill in your reading journals!




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