Bookbuzz 2024

Get your year 7 & 8 students excited about reading with Bookbuzz - our flagship programme for students aged 11 – 13, to support and encourage reading for pleasure in your school.

With thanks to Great Sankey High School for sharing their 2023 Bookbuzz displayWith thanks to Great Sankey High School for sharing their 2023 Bookbuzz display

For just £3.45 per student Bookbuzz provides:

A book for every student to choose, take home and keep

With a list of 16 fantastic titles to choose from, every student will find something they love whatever their interest or ability. The books have been selected by an expert panel including school librarians, teachers and children's booksellers.

Two extra copies of all these books for your school

Every school that registers for Bookbuzz will also get two copies of all 16 titles in their free Launch Pack. So that’s 32 extra books for your school library or classrooms.

Practical resources to help you bring reading to life in your school

To save you time and help you create a buzz about reading in your school, you will receive a launch pack, plus access to the Bookbuzz website. Both are packed with tips and ready-made resources, including posters, a film introducing the books, bookmarks and more.

When can I register?

Registration is now open! 

Sign up for Bookbuzz here

Registration closes on 20 September.

See our handy Bookbuzz timeline for your guide on the key dates.

Find out more about Bookbuzz

Bookbuzz FAQs

If you have a question about Bookbuzz then check our FAQs.


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

Why schools love Bookbuzz

Here's what the schools who receive Bookbuzz packs have to say about the programme.

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