05 June 2019
To celebrate National Reading Group Day on 15 June, we asked reading groups which books inspire them to change the world. Tackling themes of identity, discrimination and equality, these are some of the books that make you want to make...
27 March 2019
March 2019 Young People's booklist - All the World's a Stage
Today is World Theatre Day so we have created a booklist of some of our favourite books for young people that were adapted into a theatre production, tv show or film. We have selected six books for young people to read...
08 March 2019
International Women's Day 2019
This International Women’s Day we have come up with a list of twelve books that we hope express a small section of the enormous range of challenges faced by women across the world in the 21st century. Let us know...
08 January 2019
January 2019 Young People's booklist - Epic Tales (Myths and legends)
Our January Young People’s booklist – Myths and Legends This month we have been thinking about myths and legends and modern retellings of these stories. We have selected six books for young people which include three novels, two graphic novels and...
07 November 2018
The Reading Agency booklists for ESOL learners
Here are two booklists compiled as part of the Reading Ahead with ESOL in prisons project funded by The Bell Foundation together with some guidance provided by NATECLA. These are useful for anyone working with young people and adults with...
26 September 2017
The book loving team at The Reading Agency has put together a list of their favourite travel books.
02 August 2017
Women in Translation booklist
August is Women in Translation Month. Only a tiny fraction of fiction published in English is translated, and only about a quarter of that translated fiction was originally written by women. For some reason, fiction in translation by women remains...
24 July 2017
Podcasts for Book Lovers
We’ve put together a list of our favourite reading related podcasts for you to enjoy. From celebrity storytelling to a tour of the fascinating connections between Shakespeare and the world around us, there should be something to suit all tastes....
03 May 2016
Interactive Prescriber leaflet - Reading Well for young people
A digital version of the user leaflet for Reading Well for young people. The prescriber can digitally select titles from the list, then print the leaflet. The leaflet also provides information about how the scheme works, resources available in your local...
14 April 2016
Dystopia Hack Pack
This Hack Pack includes 5 hacks that engage creatively with the genre of dystopian fiction plus a Dystopian Book List.
12 April 2016
Format availability - Reading Well for young people
A list of titles on the Reading Well for young people and which formats they are available in.
12 April 2016
Overview of the books - Reading Well for young people
A detailed overview of the titles on the Reading Well for young people list, including background information, formats, publisher details and publication dates.
12 April 2016
Book list - Reading Well for young people
A list of the 35 Reading Well for young people titles.
29 October 2015
Books for emergent readers
Our Find a Read database contains hundreds of books from mainstream and specialist publishers that have been assessed for readability. Also attached here is a list of publishers, their websites and the levels they cater for.