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Booktrust School Library Pack

Don’t miss out on free books and resources for your school library – register for the School Library Pack today!  This autumn Booktrust are pleased to offer every secondary school in England the School Library Pack: a free pack of books and resources which aims to support school libraries to create a reading culture that reaches all students, encouraging students to discuss what they are reading and join in activities such as reading groups.
The School Library Pack is funded by the Department for Education, and generously supported by children’s book publishers. Each pack will contain the following:
Contemporary Classics - Five copies each of:

  • Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman
  • Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
  • Oranges in No Man’s Land by Elizabeth Laird
  • Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

Supported by specially commissioned Reading Group Guides
Non-fiction titles - One copy each of:

  • How to Make a Universe from 92 Ingredients by Adrian Dingle
  • Phenomenal! The Small Book of Big Words by Jonathan Meres
  • Murderous Maths: Guaranteed to Bend Your Brain by Kjartan Poskitt
  • The Worst Children’s Jobs in History by Tony Robinson

Graphic novels - One copy each of:

  • Manga Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Kate Brown
  • SilverFin: The Graphic Novel by Charlie Higson and Kev Walker
  • Boffin Boy and the Forest of the Ninja by David Orme and Peter Richardson
  • Super Animal Adventure Squad by James Turner

Please note: a different selection of titles will be available to special schools; further details will be available shortly.

The School Library Pack is available free of charge to any school or education provider in England with a Year 7 intake and is ideal to support your school library, learning resource centre, multimedia centre, or to help build on the range of books available for reading for pleasure in your classrooms.   

Register now!
To receive this completely free resource containing 33 books you must register online by Friday 5 October. Registration is now open on the Booktrust website: http://www.booktrust.org.uk/bookgifting/registration/
For more information about the School Library Pack please contact us by emailing schoollibrarypack@booktrust.org.uk

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