Books for Topics

From Books for Topics

Resource type: Booklists and book reviews

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS1, KS2

Region(s): All of UK

Books for Topics is a website dedicated to helping teachers find high quality texts to support all areas of the primary curriculum.

The books are reviewed by a panel of 50 reviewers from across the primary education community, ensuring that books have been tried out in a variety of school settings before they are recommended on the website.

Areas covered include:

Cost: Free.

About Books for Topics: Books for Topics was launched in 2015 by Alison Leach, an experienced primary teacher and English lead. Its recommendations have now reached over a million users, with thousands of schools accessing the booklists each month.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • Booklists are continually revised to ensure that they are up to date, and new booklists are added regularly.
  • The Branching Out booklists and printable display posters encourage children who have been hooked on a particular author or series to try something new.
  • The Books of the Month and Ones to Watch booklists allow you to stay up to date with the very latest titles.
  • Packs containing titles from Books for Topics’ most popular booklists are available to buy from Peters at a 20% discount.

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