Our theme for 2025 is Isle Read That

The theme for 2025 is Isle Read That we will be reading books set around the British Isles. We hope that you will enjoy reading and perhaps get inspired to do some travelling!

The shortlist

Books 2025

Alex in Wonderland by Simon James Green
Chinglish by Sue Cheung
Run For Your Life by Jane Mitchell
Sawbones by Catherine Johnson
Smart by Kim Slater
STAGS by M.A. Bennett
The Burning by Laura Bates
The Crossing by Manjeet Mann
The Haunting of Aveline Jones by Phil Hickes
The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
Where the River Takes Us by Leslie Parr
Where the World Ends by Geraldine McCaughrean

Why don’t you join in the fun too?

We would love to welcome other South East secondary schools to our book award!
Pooling our ideas, experience, resources and enthusiasm is a great way to introduce reading for pleasure activities into your school
or take them to the next level.
Contact us via the link below if you would like to find out more about how to join in the fun.