Bookbuzz is a reading programme from BookTrust that aims to help schools inspire a love of reading in Year 7 and 8 students.

Participating schools give their students the opportunity to choose their own book to take home and keep from a list of 17 titles suitable for 11 to 13-year-olds. They are all carefully selected by a panel of experts to ensure quality and suitability. 

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Bookbuzz 2018

Registration for Bookbuzz 2018 is now open!



About Bookbuzz

Find out why your school should sign up for Bookbuzz in 2018.

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Find out more about this year's Bookbuzz books. Which one will you choose?


Bookbuzz coordinators from signed-up Bookbuzz schools can login to find guides, resources and the Bookbuzz film.

Go to the registered coordinators' area

Access all the tools you need to run Bookbuzz in your school this year, including the author film, guides and resources.

Go to the coordinators' area

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Our surveys found that coordinators were very positive about the impact the Bookbuzz programme has had on students, with particularly for students frequency of reading and attitudes.

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