Five Exmouth youngsters to receive Book Track awards

FIVE Exmouth youngsters will this month have their reading efforts rewarded when they each receive a Book Track award.

FIVE Exmouth youngsters will this month have their reading efforts rewarded when they each receive a Book Track award.

All the youngsters receiving the gold badge and certificate have each read scores of books.

Eight-year-old Beacon Primary School pupil Pete Lockwood Lauren Clarke, seven, who attends Bassetts Farm Primary School, Jordan Nichols, aged eight, who goes to Beacon Primary School, Elliott Hodge, eight, who is at Lympstone Primary School and Marcus Carson, seven, who is at Exeter Road Primary School, will receive their awards at Exmouth Library.

Jane Cordy, children's assistant at Exmouth Library, said: "All five have read 100 books each and have chatted to and entertained the staff with 500 plots and the characters involved.


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"During this time we have seen each child grow and improve with their reading skills and confidence."

Devon Library Services operates Book Track as a leisure time reading activity for children aged six and over.

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Badges are awarded at regular intervals, culminating in the award of a gold badge when the goal of 100 books has been reached.

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