Featured Books

Reading with dyslexia can be fun - you just have to pick the right books!

Luckily, this is where we can help. Click on your age group (below), to discover the best new books out there for young readers with dyslexia. Whether you like funny fictions or scary stories, we're sure you'll find something you'll like.

And don't forget to check back every month. We're always updating this page with new books for you to try and share. 

So what are you waiting for? Go on - get reading!

Survival in Space: The Apollo 13 Mission  by David Long

Illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

50 years on from Apollo 13 David Long brings readers a truly fascinating retelling of an incredible story of teamwork and survival against all odds.

Blurb: 

11 April 1970: Apollo 13 was launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. It should have been the third manned Apollo mission to land on the moon. But when an explosion on board damaged the spacecraft, it became a perilous and near-impossible fight for survival. Battling to get back to Earth, the crew on board travelled further into space than any humans had done before …

Review:

“Packed with astounding facts … Perfect for information-hungry young minds”That Boy Can Teach, Blog

ISBN: 978-1-78112-938-8
Reading Age: 8
Interest Age: 8+

The Starlight Watchmaker by Lauren James

Take a trip to a world like no other with androids, aliens and living planets, in this completely unique sci-fi adventure.

Blurb: 

At an elite academy where the wealthiest students from across the galaxy come to be educated, Hugo works as a watchmaker in a dusty attic room. But he is one of the lucky ones. Many androids like him are jobless and homeless. A privileged student like Dorian could never understand their struggle – or so Hugo thinks when the pompous duke comes knocking at his door. But when Hugo and Dorian uncover a potential terrorist threat, android and student must overcome their differences and work together to track down the culprit before the whole academy is placed in danger.

Review:

A rich and brilliantly bonkers story” – The Irish News

​​ISBN: 978-1-78112-895-4
Reading Age: 8
Interest Age: Teen