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Welcome to Bookbuzz
Bookbuzz is a reading programme from BookTrust that aims to help schools inspire a love of reading in 11 to 13-year-olds.
Participating schools give their students the opportunity to choose their own book to take home and keep from a list of 17 titles. They are all carefully selected by a panel of experts to ensure quality, suitability and to encourage reading for pleasure.
Registration for Bookbuzz 2021 has now closed. Lookout for more in 2022.
Find out how Bookbuzz can get your Year 7 and 8 students excited about reading. All this for just £3 per student.
Find out more more about this year's Bookbuzz books and authors. Which one will you choose?
A helpful summary of dates for the coming year to help you run Bookbuzz in your school.
Read the latest blogs
Bookbuzz in my school
We spoke to English teacher, Charlie Hield, about how Bookbuzz has encouraged independent reading for his school's Year 7 and 8 students.
Bookbuzz on Twitter
- Fancy giving each of your Year 7/8s the chance to choose one of these super books to keep AND getting copies for your school too AND getting great resources on top of all that? Just sign up for #MyBookbuzz, but be quick - registration closes on FRIDAY! https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/sNy2k8eBBz 19 days ago
- Registrations for #MyBookbuzz close on FRIDAY... there's no time to waste! Get your Year 7/8s signed up now and they'll be able to choose a book to take home and keep (and you'll get books and resources for your school, too!) https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/copbXDjljl 21 days ago
- Hey, secondary school teachers - finish your week on a high by signing up your Year 7/8s for #MyBookbuzz! There's not long left before registration closes, so don't miss out on all the fun and excitement it could bring to your school: https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/9MyxUamsGj 24 days ago
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.