As we approach the end of the year, it’s a natural time to look back and reflect upon our reading in 2018 and consider what we most enjoyed and what we would recommend to our friends, colleagues and classmates.

So… what would the members of the LLP team recommend?

Elaine- CEO

Refuge- Anne Booth and Sam Usher (3+)

John Grisham- Camino Island (grown up read)

Alice- Cultural Education Coordinator

Days Without End- Sebastian Barry (grown up read)

Nicola- Admin Assistant

Mortal Engines- Philip Reeve (10+)

Jenny- Reading Coordinator

The Right One- Violeta Noy (picture book)

The ‘Lockwood and Co’ series (10+)

Long Way Down- Jason Reynolds, illustrated by Chris Priestley (13+)

Grief is the Thing with Feathers- Max Porter (grown up read)

So… what have some of the pupils of Liverpool schools been reading this year and what would they recommend?

Pleasant St Primary School

The Nowhere Emporium- Ross MacKenzie

A Story Like The Wind- Gill Lewis

Ultimate Football Heroes- Matt and Tom Oldfield

There’s A Yeti in the Playground- Pamela Butchart

St Julie’s High School- Reading Ambassadors

Moxie- Jennifer Mathieu

Wonder- RJ Palacio

Goodnight Mr Tom- Michelle Magorian

Blue Exorcist- Kazue Kato

Dorothy Must Die- Danielle Paige

Simon Vs The Homo Sapiens Agenda- Becky Albertalli

The Midnight Gang- David Walliams

Reflection: A Twisted Tale- Elizabeth Lim


What have the pupils at your school been reading in 2018? What books would they recommend to their peers?