Resource type: School book supplier
Price band: £
Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4
Region(s): All of UK
Letterbox Library is based in London, but will ship books to anywhere within the UK and abroad. It sells books for children and Young People from EYFS to KS4. Letterbox Library specialises in books that challenge negative stereotypes and promote ideas of social justice. Services include:
- Book packs to support a range of subjects, including gender equality, identity, and diversity and inclusion.
- Book approval options for orders worth £200+.
- Book selection services for schools looking for expert advice on setting up a book corner or refreshing their school library.
- Workshops and talks for teachers on topics such as using inclusive books in the classroom.
Anyone can buy books from Letterbox Library, but becoming a member provides discounts of 10% or more, as well as access to Themed Book Searches on specialised topics such as bereavement, family break-up, disability and making friends.
Cost: £5 per year membership. Book prices vary.
About Letterbox Library: Letterbox Library is a not-for-profit social enterprise and workers’ cooperative. They were founded in 1983 with the aim of providing books that reflect the diversity of our world community, challenge negative stereotypes and promote ideas of social justice.
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- All books featured by Letterbox Library are assessed and approved by a team of volunteer readers.
- Books are selected for excellence in storyline and artwork, as well as for their inclusive content.
- Letterbox Library also administers the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award.