The KPMG children’s books Ireland Awards Junior juries programme is a unique activity for schools, libraries and book clubs, designed to encourage children and young people to read widely and to engage with reading in an innovative and exciting way.

The newly formed bookclub in Scoil Mhuire are taking part this year reading a selection of the shortlisted books and collectively scoring them and voting for their favourite to win the junior juries award to be announced at the end of May.

The books they are reading and discussing are 

April’s Garden – Isla McGuckin, The hare shaped hole – John Dougherty, Three tasks for a dragon-Eoin Colfer, Global-Eoin Colfer, Wider than the sea – Serena Molloy, The girl who fell to earth – Patricia Forde.