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.

May 2024 book club picks

May 2024 book club picks

May 2024’s set of book club recommendations features a selection of exciting new titles by Judith Kerr, Angela Woolfe and Mark Chambers, Bethan Clarke, Louise Forshaw, Stephen Mulhern and Tom Easton, Ravena Guron, Ros Roberts, Sarah Naughton and Angeline Boulley.

Books for Year 5

Year 5 recommended reading list for children aged 9-10

This suggested reading list offers lots of books choices for 9 and 10 year olds. From fantasy to animal stories and mysteries to science fiction adventure, there’s something for every upper primary child. These books for Year 5 include titles suitable for inspiring both able and reluctant readers.

Best books for Year 9. Year 9 Booklist - suggested reading books for children aged 13-14 in KS3.

Year 9 recommended reading list for teens aged 13-14

Books for Year 9 – a selection of reading books to challenge and interest pupils aged 13-14 in KS3 secondary schools. Authors include Gary Paulsen and Judy Blume.

Booktious reading challenge for KS1, KS2, KS3 and KS4.

Summer Reading Challenge

Summer reading challenge – A good reading challenge will not only promote reading and encourage reading for pleasure, but it will encourage a reading culture to spread like a virus throughout your school.

The Thief of Farrowfell by Ravena Guron

The Thief of Farrowfell by Ravena Guron

The Thief of Farrowfell is the first in a new series of fast-paced children’s books by YA author Ravena Guron. The action is fast-paced and the side characters well developed. The ending is satisfying while leaving room for further books in the series.

Why we should not ban books

Why we shouldn’t ban books | Series 1, Episode 6

Season 1, Episode 6 of the School Reading List podcast. With new book post, 30 great books for January 2023, a look at our year 1 book list and why we shouldn’t ban books.

This Book Kills by Ravena Guron

This Book Kills by Ravena Guron

This Book Kills would appeal to fans of Gossip Girl and Holly Jackson’s A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder, and without spoiling the reveal, the denouement is satisfying and does justice to the plot.


Bestselling books by Ravena Guron

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