Discover the books included in Bookbuzz 2022

The Girl in Wooden Armour

The Bookbuzz 2022 books are here! We've selected a wide variety of titles, from non-fiction reads for curious minds to fast-paced page-turners to make sure that Bookbuzz has something for everyone.

Each Bookbuzz student can choose their book to take home and keep, and all Bookbuzz schools will get two copies of every book to boost their bookshelves.

  • Waiting for Murder

    Author: Fleur Hitchcock

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 11+

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  • Waiting for Murder

    Author: Fleur Hitchcock

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 11+

    Dan and his archaeologist mum are staying in a Westcountry village for the summer while she works on an ancient burial site that’s…

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  • The Girl in Wooden Armour

    Author: Conrad Mason Illustrator: George Ermos

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 11+

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  • The Girl in Wooden Armour

    Author: Conrad Mason Illustrator: George Ermos

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 11+

    Hattie knows her grandmother Dee is quite eccentric. But even after receiving a cryptic note from her, asking the family to visit,…

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  • You are a Champion

    Author: Marcus Rashford and Carl Anka

    Interest level: 9-11

    Reading age: 8+

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  • You are a Champion

    Author: Marcus Rashford and Carl Anka

    Interest level: 9-11

    Reading age: 8+

    England footballer Marcus Rashford shares tips and advice that he's learned on his journey from being a football-mad kid in Manche…

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  • Orion Lost

    Author: Alastair Chisholm

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 9+

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  • Orion Lost

    Author: Alastair Chisholm

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 9+

    When her spaceship is attacked and all adults incapacitated, 13 year old Beth is appointed new Captain of the Orion. It's a r…

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  • Lu

    Author: Jason Reynolds Illustrator: Selom Sunu

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 11+

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  • Lu

    Author: Jason Reynolds Illustrator: Selom Sunu

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 11+

    Athletics star Lu is generally pretty sure of himself – who he is and what he’s good at. But there’s suddenly a lot of change in h…

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  • Horror Heights: The Slime

    Author: Bec Hill Illustrator: Berat Pekmezci

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 10+

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  • Horror Heights: The Slime

    Author: Bec Hill Illustrator: Berat Pekmezci

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 10+

    Connie is proud to be known as the ‘Queen of Slime’ at school and intends to keep it that way – even though her entire slime colle…

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  • Amber Undercover

    Author: Em Norry

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 9+

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  • Amber Undercover

    Author: Em Norry

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 9+

    Shy, cool-headed Amber has just been chosen to be a spy by a mysterious agency - and before long she's sent to foil an evil cyberc…

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  • When the Sky Falls

    Author: Phil Earle

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 10+

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  • When the Sky Falls

    Author: Phil Earle

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 10+

    It's the Second World War and while everyone else is evacuated to the countryside, 12-year-old Joseph ends up in the city with a w…

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  • Wave Riders

    Author: Lauren St John

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 9+ years

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  • Wave Riders

    Author: Lauren St John

    Interest level: 11-14

    Reading age: 9+ years

    Twins Jess and Jude wake one morning to find their yacht adrift and their guardian missing. Packed with half-truths, deception, re…

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  • My Big Mouth

    Author: Steven Camden Illustrator: Chanté Timothy

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 8+

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  • My Big Mouth

    Author: Steven Camden Illustrator: Chanté Timothy

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 8+

    Jay makes up stories in an attempt to look cool and to forget about his family troubles –until the stress of keeping up his new fa…

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  • Factopia

    Author: Kate Hale Illustrator: Andy Smith

    Interest level: 10-14

    Reading age: 10+

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  • Factopia

    Author: Kate Hale Illustrator: Andy Smith

    Interest level: 10-14

    Reading age: 10+

    The perfect book for any fact-lover, Factopia contains 400 different facts to discover and be wowed by, covering almost anything f…

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  • The House of Clouds

    Author: Lisa Thompson Illustrator: Alice McKinley

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 10+

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  • The House of Clouds

    Author: Lisa Thompson Illustrator: Alice McKinley

    Interest level: 11-13

    Reading age: 10+

    Everything is feeling very upside-down in Tabby’s life right now. Not only has her best friend gone off and found another entirely…

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  • Star Cat

    Author: James Turner Illustrator: Yasmin Sheikh

    Interest level: 10-14

    Reading age: 10+

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  • Star Cat

    Author: James Turner Illustrator: Yasmin Sheikh

    Interest level: 10-14

    Reading age: 10+

    This bright, super-fun graphic novel stars Captain Spaceington and his wacky crew as they travel the universe in their spaceship, …

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  • Bad Panda

    Author: Swapna Haddow Illustrator: Sheena Dempsey

    Interest level: 8-11

    Reading age: 8+

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  • Bad Panda

    Author: Swapna Haddow Illustrator: Sheena Dempsey

    Interest level: 8-11

    Reading age: 8+

    If being good gets you sent to a zoo thousands of miles from home, maybe being bad will get you sent back? Anyone who’s ever …

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