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Books for primary and secondary schools

At Peters we have decades of experience, and we're passionate about inspiring children and young people to read.

We believe all young people should have access to great books, and inspiring spaces to enjoy them in. Our librarians and curriculum specialists read and review more than 10,000 newly published children's and young adult books every year, so we can help and advise on your reading requirements.


News and blog

Information Book Award 2022 shortlist announced!

23 Jun 2022

Information Book Award 2022 shortlist announced!

The SLA have announced the shortlist for this year's Information Book Award, which highlights the importance of non-fiction and celebrates the high standard of children's information books published in the UK.

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New and highlighted

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A selection of the latest new children's and young adult titles, recently published.

UK Top 20 Children's and YA fiction

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Bestselling children's and young adult fiction for the week ending 18th June 2022.

Pride Month 2022

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A selection of books to help primary school pupils celebrate and understand LGBTQIA+ history and community.

BookTok for secondary schools

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The books all your students are talking about! Made popular by creators on BookTok, the majority of these titles are young adult, young adult fantasy and romance novels.

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I've always wanted a Peters library and it doesn't disappoint! The furniture is bright and sturdy and the pupils (and all our visitors) absolutely love our new library space. We love it!

C. Dunnaker, Librarian, King Edward VI Northfield School for Girls

The expert team of librarians at Peters created a fantastic book list to complement the KS3 English knowledge-rich curriculum of one of our schools, saving us hours of work and broadening book choices. These now provide a great resource in the school library to support students’ understanding of the topics in the curriculum and extend their reading.

Nicola Gale, Project Manager, School Development Support Agency

The books Peters selected are excellent - new, current and perfectly pitched to our children's interests. The books have reinvigorated enthusiasm for reading across the school and are worth every penny we spent!

Jo Lowe, Deputy Head Teacher, Inglehurst Junior School

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