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.

We understand the challenges that schools are currently facing and want to make sure that no one misses out on their Bookbuzz orders.

We’ve extended the registration to close on 9th October 2020.

See our updated timeline

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Register for Bookbuzz 2020


Explore Bookbuzz

About Bookbuzz

Find out how Bookbuzz can get your Year 7 and 8 students excited about reading. All this for just £3 per student.

The Bookbuzz books

From non-fiction reads for curious minds, to fast-paced page-turners, Bookbuzz has something for everyone.


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

Latest from Bookbuzz

Read the latest blogs

Bookbuzz in my school

How Bookbuzz encouraged independent reading 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

  • Been umming and aahing about signing up for #MyBookbuzz? Registration isn't open for much longer, so make sure your students don't miss out - they'll each get to choose a book to keep, plus you'll get books for your library and great resources! https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/Q9JjnE1huo 1 day ago
  • Secondary schools, there's less than a fortnight left to register for #MyBookbuzz! Don't miss out - your Year 7/8 students will each get to choose one of these brilliant books to keep, and you'll get copies for your library, too! https://t.co/9BmrxVie9z https://t.co/L7vZMiDLqH 2 days ago
  • These are the brilliant books we selected for #MyBookbuzz this year... and now we need help to choose next year's titles! If you'd like to have a say in which books we send to students in 2021, find out how to apply to join our selection panel here: https://t.co/4x27AiKQJa https://t.co/FPn3ZmB7HQ 3 days ago
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