Many educational books and digital resources are published each year to support new specifications and it can be a challenge for teachers to find the right resource for their students. To help with this selection, we approve 2-3 textbooks for the specifications listed below. 

AQA Approved logoUsing an 'AQA approved' textbook ensures our subject experts have checked that it provides good support for our specifications. Textbooks which do not carry the 'AQA approved' badge have not been through our approval process and do not provide the same reassurance, even if the AQA name is used in the title. 

The following textbooks for AS and A-level English by Cambridge University Press have successfully completed the approval process and are now ‘AQA approved’.

AQA approved textbooks can be ordered direct from the publishers. Please note that purchase of these books is not essential to deliver our specifications.

A/AS Level English Language for AQA Student Book

A/AS Level English Language for AQA Student Book

Authors: Marcello Giovanelli (Series Editor), Gary Ives, John Keen, Raj Rana, Rachel Rudman
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-1074-6562-6
Price: £28.00
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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A/AS Level English Language and Literature for AQA Student Book

A/AS Level English Language and Literature for AQA Student Book

Authors: Marcello Giovanelli (Series Editor), Andrea Macrae, Felicity Titjen and Ian Cushing
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-1074-6566-4
Price: £28.00
Publication date: July 2015 - out now
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A/AS Level English Literature A for AQA Student Book

A/AS Level English Literature A for AQA Student Book

Authors: Marcello Giovanelli (Series Editor), Tom Rank, Anne Fairhall and Russell Carey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-1074-6792-7
Price: £28.00
Publication date: November 2015 - out now
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A/AS Level English Literature B for AQA Student Book

A/AS Level English Literature B for AQA Student Book

Authors: Marcello Giovanelli (Series Editor), Andrew Green, Carol Atherton, , Gary Snapper
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-1074-6802-3
Price: £28.00
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
Digital version - out now
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