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.

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About Bookbuzz

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

Student zone

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

Timeline

A helpful summary of dates for the coming year to help you run Bookbuzz in your school.

Find out how we choose the books

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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.

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  • 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 65 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 67 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 70 days ago
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