Any teacher whose pupils are studying the past 100 years will find resources of great value in the catalogue of QueenSpark Books in Brighton. This non-profit organisation publishes books by local people about their lives. There are vivid accounts of what it was like on the military and the Home Front during both world wars; evocations of childhood and oral histories of schools; and stimulating stories from much newer communities. Photographs, maps and news cuttings add an extra dimension to the text.
QueenSpark Books cost about pound;4 each and are available at 49 Grand Parade, Brighton BN2 2QA * Tel: 01273 571710 www.queensparkbooks.org.uk