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.

There will be accompanying guides for each of the Great for Groups titles to support group reading activities, and a 'Making the most of your School Library Pack' leaflet with tips on how to use the pack to get students reading. The pack is perfect for promoting sociable reading experiences and reading for pleasure.

Check out the the guides and resources to support the 2020/21 School Library Pack

School Library Pack illustration

View the full list of School Library Pack books for 2020/21

This pack is most suitable for students aged 11-14 and is designed to be used flexibly in a range of school settings. It includes a variety of formats, such as fiction, non-fiction, verse, graphic novels and accessible titles, to engage all students, no matter where they are on their reading journey.

‘I am always delighted with the range and scope of the packs and have found them a great help in supporting and developing reading for pleasure across school. There is something for everyone!’ School Librarian

School Library Pack 2020/21 Future Classics list

 SLP future classics jackets strip

Where the World Turns Wild, Nicola Penfold
Malamander, Thomas Taylor
Clean Getaway, Nic Stone
Beverly, Right Here, Kate DiCamillo
Can You See Me?, Libby Scott & Rebecca Westcott


School Library Pack 2020/21 Reluctant Reader list

SLP Reluctant readers book jackets 

Look Both Ways, Jason Reynolds
Seven Ghosts, Chris Priestley
Pumpkin Heads, Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks
Jane Eyre, Tanya Landman
Everything All At Once, Stephen Camden


School Library Pack 2020/21 Non-Fiction list

School Library Pack 2020/21 Non-Fiction list

Philosophy for Beginners, Various
Simone Biles: Golden Girl of Gymnastics, Sally Morgan
Fearless, Liam Hackett
Unlocking the Universe, Stephen & Lucy Hawking
100 Things to Know About Saving the Planet, Various

Find out about the Special School Library Pack

More about the School Library Pack

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...

Getting students involved with the School Library Pack books

Running a Gr8 Book Debate

Sarah Day, LRC manager at The Ridgeway School, explains how her school ran the Gr8 Book Debate using the School Library Pack to get students involved and enthusiastic about the books.

How to engage students with the School Library Pack

Top tips from the School Librarian of the Year

Lucas Maxwell has been sharing the books and resources with his students at Glenthorne High School. Here's how he's made reading fun there.

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