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.

Registrations for Bookbuzz 2020 is now closed. Look out for more details in March 2021.

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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.

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

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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.

Bookbuzz on Twitter

  • Secondary schools - this really is your LAST CHANCE to sign up for #MyBookbuzz this year! Registration is closing tomorrow, so make sure you've got your Year 7/8s signed up. It's such a good way to get everyone excited about books and reading 🙌 https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/XYSxFEIR8w 142 days ago
  • Secondary schools! We extended registration for #MyBookbuzz to make sure no-one misses out, but it closes on Friday - don't let it slip by! You'll get these super books for your school, and your registered students will each get to choose one to keep... https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/x3JDn9xu85 143 days ago
  • Secondary schools! Don't forget that you only have a few more days to register your Year 7/8s for #MyBookbuzz - we've loved seeing students getting excited about receiving their books this year! If you want to get your classes involved too, sign up here: https://t.co/qLBcAgRxvG https://t.co/DFhajuAHKl 144 days ago
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