Tuesday 17 February 2015

Top 10 Books for Reluctant and Dyslexic Readers

Book lists are always good, and books to encourage reluctant readers are even better. This is a great list published in The Guardian last month of the Top 10 Books for Reluctant and Dyslexic Readers. It is taken from an even larger guide to tempt reluctant readers, Dive In, from dyslexiaaction.org.uk.

The Guardian article includes great descriptors for each book, make sure you click through to the original list.

Ruby the Red Fairy - Daisy Meadows

Horrid Henry Robs the Bank - Francesca Simon

Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney

Dork Diaries - Rachel Renee Russell

Goth Girl - Chris Riddell

Stormbreaker - Anthony Horowitz (review coming soon)

Brock - Anthony McGowan (see my review)

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief - Rick Riordan

The Recruit - Robert Murchamore

The Enemy - Charlie Higson


I just had to order Brock despite never having heard of it before, as the concept of a story about badger baiting was too much to resist.

April 2015 now 3/10


Brona said...

I recommend all these books at work for this exact purpose, but have never heard of Brock before...will check it out thanks :-)

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Horrid Henry should get more press here in the US. It's really a US-spirited sort of book.