School Reading List Book of the Month

School Reading List Children’s Book of the Month

The School Reading List compiles this list of recommended books monthly. This children’s and YA books of the month list highlights new releases and editions of fiction and non-fiction books suitable for children and young adults aged 2-16.

Children's books about kindness, empathy and love.

Empathy, kindness and love books for children

Kindness, empathy and love children’s books for students aged 3-12+ including titles by Laura Dockrill, Malcolm Duffy, Dan Smith, Alice Oseman, Jess McGeachin, Michael Rosen, Catherine Rayner, Satoshi Kitamura, Suma Subramaniam, Benjamin Dean, R J Palacio & more.

Minibeast books for children

Minibeast books for children

Children’s books about minibeasts, including titles by Britta Teckentrup, David McKee, Sharon King-Chai, Eric Carle, Libby Walden, Steve Jenkins, Giles Andreae, M.G. Leonard, Lynne Reid Banks and Isabel Thomas.

September 2023 book club picks

September 2023 book club picks

September 2023’s set of book club recommendations features magic, adventure and fun from Britta Teckentrup, Wilbur Smith, Paige Braddock, Edouard Manceau, Alison D. Stegert, Seb Braun, and Anna Brooke.

The reading framework - guidance for teachers and schools from DfE.

The Reading Framework | Series 1, Episode 13

Season 1, Episode 13 of the School Reading List podcast. New book post, 30 great books for August 2023 and the DfE’s reading framework updates.

August 2023 book club picks

August 2023 book club picks

August 2023’s set of book club recommendations features adventure, mystery and fun from Britta Teckentrup, Andy Jones, N.S. Blackman, Janelle McCurdy, Judith Eagle, Jo Simmons, Kieran Larwood and Sophie McKenzie.

January 2023 book club recommendations

January 2023 book club picks

January 2023’s set of book club recommendations features a selection of vibrant and creative titles by Britta Teckentrup, Joy Cowley, Stephanie Blake, i-SPY, Julie Vosburgh Agnone and Kerry Hyndman, Jonathan Meres, Ed J Brown & Maureen Johnson.


Bestselling books by Britta Teckentrup

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