Teenage Reads for Reluctant Readers

Per Dyslexic Librarian

Per Dyslexic Librarian

Teenage Reads for dyslexic and 聽reluctant readers 13+. 聽There's lots out there for younger children who struggle to read, but with older kids it's a bit more difficult the stories have to be appropriate for their age dealing with the issues and interests of a teen. I've included a mix of fiction and non-fiction texts

Invisible Emmie

Terri Libenson

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

A graphic novel for younger teens, by American cartoonist Terri Libenson. This graphic novel tells the story of two very different girls whose lives become intertwined, shy quiet Emmie and popular outgoing Katie. This is a funny and heartwarming story perfectly showing the awkwardness and self conscious early teen years.

The Dyslexia, ADHD, and DCD-Friendly Study Skills Guide: Tips and Strategies for Exam Success

Ann-Marie McNicholas

14,99 鈧

This book offers strategies for those with dyslexia, ADHD to help deal with exam stress offering active rather than passive learning skills.

The Front Room

Michelle Magorian i Vladimir Stankovic

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

Barrington Stoke offer books for dyslexic reader, with type face, font layout all designed to help the reader. This book aimed at teens tells the story of a family holiday where Hannah can feel a ghostly presence in her room but will she ever find out what or who the spirit is?

Know My Place

Eve Ainsworth

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

Another Barrington Stoke publication designed with the dyslexic reader in mind. This book is set around a young girl in long term foster care, when her placememt breaks down, Amy is sent to live with the Dawson's. It takes time for Amy to trust this new family, but just as she thinks she has found a place an overheard phone call sets doubt in her mind, will she ever find her forever home?

Animal Farm: Barrington Stoke Edition

George Orwell

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

A dyslexic friendly print version of the George Orwell classic Animal Farm. Following the animals on Manor Farm who are mistreated by their master Mr Jones, the animals rise up to take over . But have they simply replaced one bully with another?

Jane Eyre: A Retelling

Tanya Landman

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

Jane Eyre remains one of my favourite classics, this dyslexic friendly version. Is retold by Tanya Landman. Following the heroine Jane as she pursues love, freedom and a place to belong.

You Are a Champion: How to Be the Best You Can Be

Marcus Rashford

9,99 鈧 9,29 鈧

One for older kids age 10-14 In this book Marcus Rashford provides inspiration to help kids achieve your dreams, whilst building confidence and learning to be comfortable in your own skin. A great read for any child but definetly for dyslexic kids. I strongly believe dyslexia is a gift but also know it can take time to appreciate that. This book is full of important positive life lessons on empathy, learning from your mistakes and positive thinking.

The Missing: The True Story of My Family in World War II

Michael Rosen

8,99 鈧 8,36 鈧

A good book to help older children understand the horrors of the Holocaust, as told by famous author Michael Rosen. Based on Rosen's own family history, using poetry, narrative and images to tells his account of the search for his relatives who went missing during the second world war. This book will help kids to understand the real horrors of war, in a manner they can understand. The mix of styles used in the book and the use of maps and images to break up text make it an accessible book for dyslexic readers.

The Poet X - WINNER OF THE CILIP CARNEGIE MEDAL 2019

Elizabeth Acevedo

8,99 鈧 8,36 鈧

This is a coming of age story about a young girl who discovers slam poetry as a way of understanding the world she inhabits. Exploring issues such as misogyny in religion, religious belief, self acceptance and racism the main characterXiomara Baptista uses poetry to express her frustrations. The text takes the form of a poem leaving plenty of space on the page which I found easy to read, I also found the style of writing accessable to reluctant readers allowing them to explor some complex issues faced by modern teenagers.

Crater Lake

Jennifer Killick

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

I've included this in both the pre teen and teen section as I think it will appeal to reluctant or struggling readers across a wide age range. Telling the story of a year 6 residential to a new activity centre, which is mysteriously empty when the main characters arrive, so begins a school trip from hell, the five classmates band together to fight off an alien force . Described by some reviewers as Hunger games meets stranger things a great thrilling read.

The Ecology Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

19,98 鈧 18,58 鈧

I've included a few books from the Big ideas simply explained series on this list these books use graphics and quotes to explain some major ideas covering many major school subjects as. The language is simplified and I think these books are great way to engage struggling and dyslexic readers with non fiction topics. I love the use of graphics and imagery which I find more accessible.

The History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

18,98 鈧 17,65 鈧

I've included a few books from the Big ideas simply explained series on this list these books use graphics and quotes to explain some major ideas covering many major school subjects as. The language is simplified and I think these books are great way to engage struggling and dyslexic readers with non fiction topics. I love the use of graphics and imagery which I find more accessible.

The Medicine Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

19,98 鈧 18,58 鈧

I've included a few books from the Big ideas simply explained series on this list these books use graphics and quotes to explain some major ideas covering many major school subjects as. The language is simplified and I think these books are great way to engage struggling and dyslexic readers with non fiction topics. I love the use of graphics and imagery which I find more accessible.

I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World; Teen Edition Retold by Malala for her Own Generation

Malala Yousafzai i Patricia McCormick

7,99 鈧 7,43 鈧

The story of Malala retold for the teen market. A first hand and personal account of modern history.

Ace of Spades

Faridah Abike-Iyimide

8,99 鈧 8,36 鈧

This book explores issues such as racism, homophobia and misogyny through a mystery centred around three non white students at a predominantly white school. When two of these students start to receive text messages from the mysterious Aces, threating to expose their deepest darkest secrets a game of cat and mouse begins as they try to discover who is behind the messages, with shocks and revelations aplenty along the way. Although not designed for the dyslexic reader this book deals with issues faced by many teens in 2021, dealing with serious issues this book will make you think and contains characters dealing with issues teens can relate to.

Ark Angel: The Graphic Novel

Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston, et al.

12,99 鈧 12,08 鈧

Point Blanc Graphic Novel

Anthony Horowitz, Antony Johnston, et al.

12,99 鈧 12,08 鈧

Northern Lights - The Graphic Novel

Philip Pullman i Clement Oubrerie

18,98 鈧 17,65 鈧

Hamlet Graphic Novel

Russell Punter i Valentino Forlini

9,99 鈧 9,29 鈧

Snapdragon

Kat Leyh

9,99 鈧 9,29 鈧

Not Here To Be Liked

MICHELLE QUACH

8,99 鈧 8,36 鈧

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air)

Holly Black

8,99 鈧 8,36 鈧