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 free pack includes a variety of accessible formats: sensory books, interactive books, picture books, dyslexia friendly books, short fiction, books with audio CDs and graphic novels. Registration for the Special School Library Pack 2019 opens 17 September.

Download this year's Special School Library Pack guides and posters

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Additional practitioner guidance for each book provides ideas and advice on supporting all students to read for pleasure, no matter their reading needs, through a range of fun and sociable activities.

This pack is most suitable for students aged 11-14 with additional needs and is designed to be used flexibly in a range of school settings.

‘The pack included a wide enough range to engage students across a broad spectrum of interests, it was a lovely high quality pack and has been very beneficial to our students. Thank you so much.’ Deputy Head Teacher

This year's selected Special School Library Pack books are...

Special School Library Pack 2017 full list

Jelly Boots, Smelly Boots by Michael Rosen (illustrated by David Tazzyman)

The Awesome Body Book by Adam Frost

Survivors of the Holocaust by Kath Shackleton (illustrated by Zane Whittingham and Ryan Jones)

Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits by Julian Gough (illustrated by Jim Field)

Here I Am by Patti Kim and Sonia Sánchez

The Bear and the Hair, Claire Evans

Opposites, Patrick George

The Bet, David Grant

Look Inside Space, Rob Lloyd-Jones

Sense-ational Illusions, DK

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