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Poetry and prose

A Braw Brew, edited by Liz Niven and Pete Fortune (Watergaw). Short stories in Scots, with teacherpupil worksheets due out soon.

For lower secondary The KistA Chiste (SCCCNelson). Anthology, worksheets, cassettes.

For lower secondary A Tung in Yer Heid, edited by James Robertson (Black amp; White).

Short stories for upper secondary Mak it New, edited by MacCallum and Purves (Mercat). Prose and poetry.

For upper secondary

The Devil and the Giro: Two Centuries of Scottish Stories edited and introduced by Carl MacDougall (Canongate Classics).

For upper secondary The Poetry of Scotland, edited by Roderick Watson (Edinburgh University Press). From Barbour to living poets.


Language and Scottish Literature, edited by Alan MacGillivray (Edinburgh University Press). Exemplars for teachers Teaching Scottish Literature by John Corbett (EUP). Comprehensive essays on language The Scots Language; its Place in Education edited by Liz Niven and Robin Jackson (Watergaw). Contributors include HMI, SOEID, SCCC, introduced by Sam Galbraith Scots School Dictionary edited by Iseabail Macleod (Chambers). Related worksheets available and CD-Rom Cannie Spell Concise Scots Dictionary edited by Mairi Robinson (Chambers) Scots Thesaurus introduced by Alexander Fenton (Aberdeen University Press)

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