Special School Library Pack

For students with additional needs, this collection of ten books was selected by a panel of SEND practitioners.

The pack provides you with a selection of top-quality titles to support your students in reading for enjoyment, discussing books and developing a long-term love of reading. The ten books offer a wide range of styles, themes and formats to ensure there’s something for everyone.

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, and graphic novels.

If you have any questions about this then please email schoollibrarypack@booktrust.org.uk.

View the full list of 2021/22 Special School Library Pack books

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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.

Check out the guides and resources to support the 20201/22 Special School Library Pack

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

'The children's delight was heartwarming': Using the Pack

The 2020/21 Special School Library Pack books

Special School Library Pack 2021/22 books

Animal Antics, DK
Fox and Rabbit, Beth Ferry & Gergely Dudas
I Am Not a Label, Cerrie Burnell
Lift-the-Flap Biggest Fastest Tallest, Darren Stobbart & Kasia Serafin
Lights on Cotton Rock, Amanda Li 
Nighttime Symphony, Timabaland, Christopher Myers & Kaa Illustration
Sounds of the Skies, Moira Butterfield & Jonathan Woodward
Survival in Space, David Long & Stefano Tambellini
Wild Animals: A Mix and Match Book, Sophie Corrigan
Would You Rather?, Make Believe Ideas & Scott Barker

Read our tips and advice for special schools

Find out about the School Library Pack for mainstream schools

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