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BookTrust announces new books for Bookbuzz 2018 programme

Bookbuzz is a reading programme that supports schools to encourage reading for pleasure. The programme is suitable for schoolchildren aged 11 - 13, regardless of their reading ability or learning needs.

The 17 books, carefully selected by our panel of experts, ensures the programme is fully inclusive and offers something for every student. It is designed to be flexible and work alongside the English Department’s existing reading strategy. Bookbuzz offers students the element of choice, allowing them to find the right book for them and get excited about books and reading. For more information please read the information document at the end of the news post. 

Bookbuzz titles to choose from:

  • Amazing Animals by Guinness World Records

  • Shadowsmith by Ross MacKenzie

  • Accidental Superstar by Marianne Levy

  • Bus Stop Baby by Fleur Hitchcock

  • Defenders: Killing Ground by Tom Palmer

  • Boris Babysits by Sam Lloyd

  • The Mystery of Me by Karen McCombie

  • Sky Dancer by Gill Lewis

  • Car-Jacked by Ali Sparkes

  • Zebra Crossing Soul Song by Sita Brahmachari

  • Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman & illustrated by Chris Riddell

  • The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

  • Chasing Danger by Sara Grant

  • The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan

  • The Guggenheim Mystery by Robin Stevens

  • Haunt: Dead Scared by Curtis Jobling

  • Oi Frog! by Kes Gray & Jim Field

For more information: 

Press Release_Get year 7s and 8s excited about reading again

Word document, 337 kB

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