Many educational books and digital resources are published each year to support new qualifications. To help you find the right resource for your students, we approve textbooks for most of our specifications.

AQA Approved logoOnce a textbook has successfully completed our approval process, it will be published with the 'AQA approved' badge on its cover.

An AQA-approved textbook is certified by our subject experts to provide good support for our specifications. Textbooks without 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 textbooks included below for GCSE English Language and GCSE English Literature by Cambridge University Press, Collins and Oxford University Press are now AQA approved.

You can order AQA-approved textbooks directly from the publishers. You don't need to buy approved textbooks in order to teach our specifications.

GCSE English Language for AQA Progress

GCSE English Language for AQA Progress

Authors: Imelda Pilgrim (Series Editor), Clare Constant, Bernard Ward
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45313-5
Price: £19.00
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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GCSE English Language for AQA Progress Plus

GCSE English Language for AQA Progress Plus

Authors: Imelda Pilgrim (Series Editor), Marian Slee, Lindsay McNab
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45297-8
Price: £19.00
Publication date: March 2015 - out now
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AQA GCSE English Language: Developing the skills for learning and assessment

AQA GCSE English Language: Developing the skills for learning and assessment

Authors: Helen Backhouse, Beverley Emm. Consultant David Stone
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN-13: 978-0-1983-4074-4
Price: £16.99
Publication date: February 2015 - out now
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AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature: Core Student Book

AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature: Core Student Book

Authors: Sarah Darragh, Phil Darragh, Mike Gould and Jo Heathcote
Publisher: Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-759679-9
Price: £16.99
Publication date: January 2015 - out now
Digital version available: TBC
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AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature: Advanced Student Book

AQA GCSE English Language and English Literature: Advanced Student Book

Authors: Sarah Darragh, Phil Darragh, Mike Gould and Jo Heathcote
Publisher: Collins
ISBN-13: 978-0-00-759680-5
Price: £11.99
Publication date: March 2015 - out now
Digital version available: TBC
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: An Inspector Calls Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: An Inspector Calls Student Book

Authors: Peter Thomas (Series Editor), Jon Seal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45455-2
Price: £10.50
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: Frankenstein Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: Frankenstein Student Book

Authors: Peter Thomas (Series Editor), Jon Seal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-131-65010-30
Price: £10.50
Publication date: September 2015 - out now
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: Great Expectations Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: Great Expectations Student Book

Authors: Peter Thomas (Series Editor), Jon Seal
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45412-5
Price: £10.50
Publication date: June 2015 - out now
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: Macbeth Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: Macbeth Student Book

Authors: Anthony Partington, Richard Spencer, Peter Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45395-1
Price: £10.50
Publication date: May 2015 - out now
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: Romeo and Juliet Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: Romeo and Juliet Student Book

Authors: Peter Thomas (Series Editor), Chris Sutcliffe, Bernard Ward
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45382-1
Price: £10.50
Publication date: May 2015
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Student Book

Authors: Peter Thomas (Series Editor), Caroline Woolfe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1-107-45422-4
Price: £10.50
Publication date: July 2015 - out now
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GCSE English Literature for AQA: A Christmas Carol Student Book

GCSE English Literature for AQA: A Christmas Carol Student Book

Authors: Imelda Pilgrim, Peter Thomas
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN-13: 978-1316-5046-04
Price: £10.50
Publication date: September 2015
Digital version - out now