Stuck For Books

Our lives are shaped by stories- let's make sure they're good ones! A talk series recommending children's books for those stuck in a reading rut.
Stuck For Books

Stuck For Books

Stuck for Books is a series of talks hosted by children’s books advocate and enthusiast Ruth Concannon that recommends great books for young readers. If you have ever struggled to find good books for a child in your life, or know a young reader who is stuck trying to move on from a particular author or series, Ruth can help.

Next Event: Stuck For Books | Graphic Novels

Date: 09/02/2023 Time: 19:30 Click here to book your tickets As requested by popular demand; a Stuck for Books special on graphic novels! Graphic novels... Read More "Next Event: Stuck For Books | Graphic Novels"

About Stuck For Books

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Stuck for Books will tackle a number of common reading ruts that young readers can find themselves in. Filled with great book recommendations covering readers from picture books to teenage reads and everything in between. 

Stuck for Books is aimed at parents, librarians, teachers, booksellers and book enthusiasts who have a young reader in their life that is in need of some guidance when it comes to books and reading. 

The next talk in the Stuck for Books series is on the topic of graphic novels taking place on the 9th of February 2023. In this talk Ruth will recommend the best graphic novels for children covering readers from 8-14 years.

The first talk in the Stuck for Books series held in November covered recommended reading for early readers. The Stuck for Books Christmas Wishlist talk held in December recommended the best books for Christmas gifts.

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About Ruth

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Ruth Concannon is a children’s books enthusiast and advocate. Literature and a love of sharing stories with others has always been at the heart of Ruth’s career. 

For the past eight years Ruth has worked in the world of children’s books in various guises; as a children’s bookseller and buyer, a Reader in Residence, a storyteller, events programmer, a Book Doctor, reviewer, editor and writer.

Ruth holds a BA in English and History, and an MA in Children’s and Young Adult Literature from Dublin City University.

Ruth now works as an Education Assistant at The National Library of Ireland as part of the Exhibitions, Learning and Programming department.

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