Bookzilla Reading App

From Scottish Book Trust

Resource type: Digital platforms and tools

Price band: Free

Key stage: KS2, KS3

Region(s): All of UK

Bookzilla is a free reading app created to encourage pupils in upper primary and early secondary to read for pleasure, whether they are already established readers or need some extra encouragement. Co-designed with teenagers, Bookzilla’s features allow users to:

  • Set their reading profile and receive tailored book recommendations.
  • Share reviews and recommendations with their friends and peers.
  • Set reading dares and challenges
  • Record and rate the books that they have read.
  • Widen their reading repertoire with the monthly featured collections.
  • Create their own ‘ones to read’ lists.

The app is available to download from the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Cost: Free.

About Scottish Book Trust: Scottish Book Trust is a national charity that promotes literature, and the benefits of reading and writing for pleasure. Founded in 1998, it delivers world-class programmes and annual awards for children and adults across the length and breadth of Scotland.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • The Bookzilla app was designed by young people for young people.
  • Find activities to introduce the app and support its use in secondary schools in this free resource from Scottish Book Trust.
  • Bookzilla’s book recommendations are provided by leading school book supplier, Browns Books.

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scottishbooktrust.com

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0131 524 0160

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