One of the tasks we really enjoy doing in the Centre is helping our students find children’s books on certain topics or recommending books for particular age groups. To help with our most frequent requests, we have put together lists of themed/age related books on our online catalogue which you may find useful:

Recommended picture books for ages 8+

Recommended books for ages 6-8

Recommended books for ages 8-10

Recommended books for ages 10-12

Children’s books which celebrate books, libraries and reading

Children’s books which represent a multicultural UK

(and supporting blog post)

Wordless picture books

Multimodal children’s books

(and supporting blog post)

Picture books for diversity issues

Learning to read with picture books

Geography through picture books

Music through picture books

Books featuring LGBT characters

Books to read aloud

Books featuring refugees and asylum seekers

Picture Books which support outdoor learning

Books exploring World War One

Books exploring technology (or a sudden lack of)

Books for the Football World Cup

Books for Autism Awareness Week

Books for challenging transphobia

Books translated from other languages

Science through story

Recommended picture books for science

Picture books for teaching phonics


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