5 wonderful books for summer reading

Summer reading for dyslexic students

Summer reading has so many advantages for dyslexic children. A traditional paper book allows them to move around chapters or pages with greater easier – particularly useful when reading poetry, too.

The British Dyslexia Association provides some very useful guidelines for dyslexia-friendly paper books; usually they’re black text on a cream background to reduce visual stress, and have wide line spacing, a large font and thick paper.

A great place to start is Barrington Stoke, who have a wonderful range of books for ages 6 – 16, all of which conform to the BDA’s guidelines.

Reading is such a positive habit, and it becomes much easier if the book interests the reader – so here are our top picks for splendid summer reading:

  1. The Tom Gates series by Liz Pichon
  2. The World’s Worst Children by David Walliams
  3. The World of Norm by Jonathan Meres
  4. The Twits by Roald Dahl
  5. Unboxed by Non Pratt

Happy summer reading!