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St.Patrick's High School Keady

2016 Bookbuzz

30th Sep 2016

We are delighted to be involved with Bookbuzz again this year

Year 9s have all picked their books and can’t wait to get started reading their favourites.

How many will you read? We have an additional 2 copies of each book in the library, for anyone who would like to get involved.  See Mrs McArdle for more information on this year’s Bookbuzz collection or to borrow any of the books.

“All of the books chosen are designed to appeal to all students, regardless of their level of reading. The list embraces all sorts of genres - such as thrillers, magic and fantasy - and contains picture books and graphic stories, as well as novels. As a result, the programme is a great opportunity to inspire a love of reading” Bookbuzz web page

Bookbuzz: here are the new books to read this year

There is a book for every reader on our new Bookbuzz list, which includes both debut novelists and well-known names such as former Children's Laureate Michael Morpurgo.

  • You Killed Me! By Keith Gray (Barrington Stoke Ltd)
  • Gorilla Dawn by Gill Lewis (Oxford)
  • 13 Hours by Narinder Dhami (Tamarind, Random House)
  • My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons (Nosy Crow)
  • Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon by Pamela Butchart and illustrated by Gemma Correll (Nosy Crow)
  • The Many Worlds of Albie Bright by Christopher Edge (Nosy Crow)
  • The Boy Who Sailed the Ocean in an Armchair by Lara Williamson (Usborne)
  • River of Ink: Genesis by Helen Dennis (Hachette Children's Group)
  • I am Malala by Malala Yousafzaia and Patricia McCormick (Hachette Children's Group)
  • Arrowhead by Ruth Eastham (Scholastic)
  • An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo and illustrated by Michael Foreman (HarperCollins)
  • The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge (Macmillan)