School Library Pack

Please note: our School Library Pack will not be delivered in 2023 while we take time to learn and research how we can best offer more targeted support for secondary school aged children from low-income backgrounds in the face of rising costs. Our Special School Library Pack will still be delivered to qualifying Special Schools. 

For more information on this and other key details of the School Library Pack, please visit our FAQ page.

Find out more about the packs

Illustration by Erika Meza of an older child carrying a stack of books

School Library Pack

For students in Years 7-9, the free pack includes fifteen titles, split across three categories – Future Classics, Reluctant Readers and Non-Fiction. There are five titles in each category. Five of these titles come with six copies as they are great for reading groups, making a total of 40 books.The pack is perfect for promoting sociable reading experiences and reading for pleasure.

Illustration by Erika Meza of an older child reading by a tree

Special School Library Pack

For students with additional needs, this collection of ten books was selected by a panel of SEND practitioners. Covering themes and topics appropriate for 11-14 year olds, the pack includes a variety of accessible formats including sensory books, interactive books, picture books, dyslexia friendly books, short fiction, books with audio CDs and graphic novels.

You might like

Five ways to use your School Library Pack

Use your pack to get the whole school reading

Last year’s School Library Pack was used in lots of creative ways by teachers and librarians to get students reading. Here are five great ways the pack was used...


Encourage reading for pleasure

Bookbuzz supports schools to encourage reading for pleasure. Participating schools give their students the opportunity to choose their own book to keep from a list of 17 titles suitable for children in Year 7 or 8 and selected by a panel of experts.


Find your next book

Use the Bookfinder to find the perfect book for you, your family and friends.

With thanks to our supporters