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Fifty shades of read: your sun-lounger hits revealed

From textbooks to Christmas classics, the books teachers will be taking to the pool

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For some teachers, this summer’s poolside reading includes such page-turners as The A Level Mindset and the AQA A-level biology textbook. For others, nothing says “height of summer” quite like Charles Dickens’ classic, A Christmas Carol.

And then there are those who take a more conventional path, loading their suitcases with blockbusters by James Patterson, Lee Child and Jodi Picoult.

A snap poll by Tes reveals that some teachers clearly have an idiosyncratic definition of poolside reading. More than half – 55 per cent – of the those who responded will be reading books about education ...

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