Suggested Reading Lists

The library has suggested reading lists for all year groups.  All the books are labelled to make it easier to find the book you are looking for.

If you would like any help finding a book to read please just ask.

Year 7
  • War Horse by Michael Morpurgo
  • Percy Jackson and the Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan
  • Millions by Frank Cotterell Boyce
  • Coraline by Neil Gaiman
  • Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
  • Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman
  • Harry Potter and the Philosophers stone by J K Rowling
  • The Shadow of the Minotaur by Alan Gibbons
  • Wild on Fire Trilogy by William Nicholson
Year 8
  • The Graveyard Book by Neil Gairman
  • Itch by Simon Mayo
  • Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo
  • A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
  • My Swordhand is Singing by Marcus Sewdgwick
  • Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys
  • Witch Child by Celia Rees
  • Northern Lights / Golden Compass by Phillip Pullman
  • Subtle Knife by Phillip Pullman
  • The Amber Spyglass by Phillip Pullman 
Year 9
  • Matched by Ally Condie
  • Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
  • Chaos Walking Trilogy by Patrick Ness
  • The Hobbit by JFF Tolkein
  • How I Live Now by Meg Rosoff
  • Oranges in No Mans Land by Elizabeth Laird
  • The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak
  • Delirium by Lauren Oliver
  • The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night by Mark Hadden
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • Divergent by Veronica Roth
Year 10 and 11
  • Touching the Void by Joe Simpson
  • The 39 Steps by John Buchan
  • Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin
  • The Alchemist by Paul Coelho
  • Lord of the Flies by William Golding
  • The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee
  • Brighton Rock by Graham Greene
  • The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
  • Nineteen Eighty Four by George Orwell
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • About a Boy by Nick Hornby
  • The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
6th Form
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • The Wasp Factory by Ian Banks
  • Small Island by Andrea levy
  • Foundation by Isaac Asimov
  • The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
  • Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre