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  1. 'Refugee Boy' by Benjamin Zephaniah

    Duration: 05.51

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    Actor Alexander Vlahos reads extracts from 'Refugee Boy' by Benjamin Zephaniah.

  2. 'Refugee Boy' by Benjamin Zephaniah (3 minute version)

    Duration: 03.01

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    Actor Alexander Vlahos reads extracts from 'Refugee Boy' by Benjamin Zephaniah.

  3. 'Romeo and Juliet'

    Duration: 04.56

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    Newsround's Ricky Boleto and Leah Gooding look at the story of 'Romeo and Juliet'.

  4. 'Sea Timeless Song' by Grace Nichols (dramatisation and analysis)

    Duration: 02.23

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    Poet Grace Nichols speaks about her inspirations for writing poetry.

  5. 'Season Sketch' by Berlie Doherty (dramatisation and analysis)

    Duration: 02.24

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    Berlie Doherty describes the creation of her poem 'Season Sketch'.

  6. 'Stormman' by Grace Nichols (introduction and poem)

    Duration: 02.09

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    Grace Nichols introduces and reads aloud her poem 'Stormman'.

  7. 'The Bed and Breakfast Star' by Jacqueline Wilson - the character of Elsa (dramatisation)

    Duration: 02.29

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    A dramatised extract from Jacqueline Wilson's 'The Bed and Breakfast Star'.

  8. 'The Butterfly Lion' by Michael Morpurgo

    Duration: 06.00

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    Actress Natalie Cassidy reads extracts from 'The Butterfly Lion' by Michael Morpurgo.

  9. 'The Falcon's Malteser' by Anthony Horowitz

    Duration: 05.34

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    Scott Haran and Percelle Ascott read from 'The Falcon's Malteser' by Anthony Horowitz.

  10. 'The Falcon's Malteser' by Anthony Horowitz (3 minute version)

    Duration: 03.01

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    Scott Haran and Percelle Ascott read from 'The Falcon's Malteser' by Anthony Horowitz.