Bookbuzz author blog: Are you fascinated by monsters? Do you dream of solving crimes? Could you laugh in the face of danger? 18/09/2017
If you answered “yes” to those questions, then we might have a lot in common.
Could I do it? That was the question running round my head after I’d taken some newspap...
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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Access all the tools you need to run Bookbuzz in your school this year, including the author film, guides and resources.
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Bookbuzz really works
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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New books we love
We review lots of new books every month, and here's where you can find the ones we liked best of all.
School Library Pack
School Library Pack is available free to any school or education provider in England with Year 7 students. It aims to support staff to create a reading culture that encourages students to discuss what they are reading and join in activities.