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 is still open.

Resources for the School Library Packs will be available for download in December.

Erika Meza illustration

See the full list of books for this year

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 full list

Calm Down Boris by Sam Lloyd

I Love You (Nearly Always) by Anna Llenas

Firecrackers by Zaro Weil (illustrated by Jo Riddell)

Beast Quest: The Dark Cauldron by Adam Blade

The 91-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths (illustrated by Terry Denton)

Prehistoric Actual Size by Steve Jenkins

See Inside: Great Cities by Rob Lloyd Jones & David Hancock

Animal Record Breakers by Steve Parker

Mega Robo Bros by Neil Cameron

They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel

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