Welcome to Bookbuzz
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, suitability and to encourage reading for pleasure.
find out how Bookbuzz can get your Year 7 and 8 students excited about reading.
Find out more more about this year's Bookbuzz books and authors. Which one will you choose?
Bookbuzz coordinators from signed-up Bookbuzz schools can login to find guides, resources and the Bookbuzz film.
Read the latest blogs
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.
Bookbuzz on Twitter
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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.
A big thank you to everyone who donated to the BookTrust Christmas appeal. With your amazing support, we have reached over 11,500 children who are vulnerable or in care with a festive book parcel, and made them feel special this Christmas.