YEAR Seven pupils at Pilton Community College have each been given the chance to choose a free book from a selection of 12 top titles by famous authors. The free book programme, part of a national initiative being supported by the Government s Department

YEAR Seven pupils at Pilton Community College have each been given the chance to choose a free book from a selection of 12 top titles by famous authors.The free book programme, part of a national initiative being supported by the Government's Department for Children, Schools and Families, is designed to encourage 11-year-olds to read for pleasure. Pilton's head of English, Ric Nowik, said: "This is a really exciting opportunity for all our Year Seven pupils. "It introduces them to many new authors, many good books and a chance to share the enjoyment of reading.