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!

The Ghost Garden  by Emma Carroll

Illustrated by Kaja Kajfež

A perfect pick for history fans, Emma Carroll weaves a spine-tingling story in this novella of superstition and childhood on the brink of war.

Blurb: 

In the first of a series of unsettling coincidences, Fran uncovers a bone in the garden of Long Barrow House on the same afternoon that Leo breaks his leg. Leo must remain in a wheelchair for the rest of the summer and Fran is roped in to keep him company, forced to listen to his foolish theories about the looming threat of war in Europe. Suddenly the garden she has loved all her life seems to hold threatening shadows of the future and Fran starts to fear what she and Leo might find next …

Review:

“Creepy and compelling” – Peter Bunzl, author of Cogheart

ISBN: 978-1-78112-900-5
Reading Age: 8
Interest Age: 8+

 

 

 

 

 

The Humiliations of Welton Blake  by Alex Wheatle

Hilarity follows disaster in this hilarious tale of the trials of teen life from Crongton series author Alex Wheatle.

Blurb: 

Welton Blake has done it – he’s asked out Carmella McKenzie, the best-looking girl in school, and she’s only gone and said yes! But just as he thinks his luck, and life, is starting to change, Welton’s phone breaks, kickstarting a series of unfortunate and humiliating events. With bullies to avoid, girls ready to knock him out and all the drama with his mum and dad, life for Welton is about to go very, very wrong …

Review:

“Wheatle’s characteristic lively language, impassioned Star Wars references and colourful invented insults make for a brief but riotously relatable slapstick romp” – Guardian

​​ISBN: 978-1-78112-949-4
Reading Age: 8
Interest Age: Teen