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English Hub: Books for Inspirational Teachers

Routledge Education's hub of high quality teaching resources will help you boost literacy skills in your classroom.

The Routledge Education English Hub contains details of our latest practical and professional books to support literacy teaching in schools.

We work in partnership with a number of authors and organisations to ensure that you create real impact in your school. Browse our collection of specially curated books and download a number of free resources today. 

Book of the Term

  • Closing the Vocabulary Gap

    1st Edition

    By Alex Quigley

    As teachers grapple with the challenge of a new, bigger and more challenging school curriculum, at every key stage and phase, success can feel beyond our reach. But what if there were 50,000 small solutions to help us bridge that gap? In Closing the Vocabulary Gap, Alex Quigley explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-04-11

Featured Primary Books

  • Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs Book 2: Building Words

    Working on Word Structure with Basic Sounds, 1st Edition

    By Ann Sullivan

    Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs is a complete, structured, multisensory programme for teaching reading and spelling, making it fun and accessible for all. This fantastic seven-part resource offers a refreshingly simple approach to the teaching of phonics, alongside activities to…

    Paperback – 2018-10-08
    Phonics for Pupils with Special Educational Needs

  • The Story Maker

    Helping 4 – 11 Year Olds to Write Creatively, 3rd Edition

    By Frances Dickens, Kirstin Lewis

    The Story Maker is an innovative manual designed to help children aged 4-11 write creatively. Packed with original colour illustrations, the book is full of handy tips and guidance that will inspire children of all abilities to write their own stories and broaden their vocabulary. Each chapter…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20

  • Reading Between the Lines Set Two

    Inference skills for children aged 8 – 12, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Delamain, Jill Spring

    Reading Between the Lines Set Two is a sequel to the popular Reading Between the Lines. It is a resource book for teachers, teaching assistants, SENCOs and Speech and Language Therapists who need to support the development of inference skills in children aged 8–12. These unique guides offer…

    Paperback – 2018-06-29

Featured Secondary Books

  • English Grammar and Teaching Strategies

    Lifeline to Literacy, 2nd Edition

    By Joy Pollock, Elisabeth Waller

    English Grammar and Teaching Strategies aims to demystify grammar and equip any teacher to teach it in the classroom. Carefully set out for ease of reference, this book covers every aspect of grammar, from nouns, adjectives and verbs to punctuation and prepositions. Each grammatical term is…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07
    David Fulton Publishers
    Routledge Education Classic Edition

  • Grammar Survival for Secondary Teachers

    A Practical Toolkit, 3rd Edition

    By Geoff Barton, Jo Shackleton

    This third edition of Grammar Survival brings the content fully up-to-date with the new National Curriculum and GCSEs, making it current and relevant for all secondary school English teachers. Grammar Survival for Secondary Teachers combines knowledge about grammar with pedagogical approaches.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-17

  • Redefining English for the More Able

    A Practical Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ian Warwick, Ray Speakman

    Redefining English for the More Able is a practical guide offering English teachers a range of strategies to stretch and challenge their students. Written by Ian Warwick, founder of London Gifted and Talented, and Ray Speakman, this book provides a fresh perspective on the purpose of English…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23
    Redefining More Able Education

Descriptosaurus Genre Writing Toolkit FreeBook

Descriptosaurus Genre Writing Toolkit

To help you take your students' writing to the next level, this FreeBook brings together a selection of resources from the latest Descriptosaurus books.

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Spotlight on Dyslexia and Dyspraxia: A Routledge and nasen FreeBook

In partnership with nasen

Brought to you by Routledge and nasen, Spotlight on Dyslexia and Dyspraxia has been written to help teachers, teaching assistants, special educational needs coordinators, and other educational professionals better support children with dyslexia and dyspraxia.

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Literacy Intervention: Supporting struggling readers and writers FreeBook

In partnership with The National Literacy Trust

The pressure on schools to ensure all pupils make progress in helping struggling children has intensified greatly over the years. To help teachers and school leaders, this Free ebook provides a handy compendium of direct insights and practical advice, as well as an exclusive statement from the National Literacy Trust. 

​Ideas and Activities for Literacy Teaching in the Primary Classroom FreeBook

Free EBook Literacy Teaching Primary Classroom

Drawing from the experience of key authors Pie Corbett, Julia Strong, Alison Wilcox, Tony Martin, Chira Lovat and Glynis Purnell, this Free ebook brings you ideas and activities for teaching grammar, poetry, speaking, listening and drama, and creative writing in the primary classroom.

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Journals from Routledge

We have a number of journals covering Literacy and Technology, Language and Literacy, plus Early Years Education, for more information on our journals visit