Reading Lists - Years 7-13

 

Reading List: Year 7 & 8

Reading Levels:

 

Beginner /Reluctant

Good/ Proficient

Excellent

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Dahl, Roald

x

The Twits

Humour

Beginner

Deary, Terry

x

Dick Turpin. Legends and Lies

History

Beginner

Horowitz, Anthony

x

The Diamond Boys Series

Detective/Humour

Beginner

Kinney

x

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Humour

Beginner

Mc Donald, Megan

 

Judy Moody books

Humour

Beginner

Morpurgo, Michael

 

Red eyes at midnight

Humour

Beginner

Meadows, Daisy

 

Fairy Books

Fairies

Beginner

Orme, David

x

Boffin Boy

Adventure

Beginner

Pichon, Liz

x

Tom Gates books

Humour

Beginner

Pilkey, Dave

x

Captain Underpants Series

Humour

Beginner

Simon, Francesca

x

Horrid Henry Series

Humour

Beginner

 

 

 

 

 

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Almond, David

x

Skellig

Mystery/Various

Good

Blackman, Malorie

x

Pigheart Boy, Thief!

Various

Good

Boyce, Frank Cottrell

x

Cosmic, Framed, Millions

Various

Good

Cassidy, Cathy

 

Scarlett

Friendship

Good

Dahl, Roald

x

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, Matilda, George's marvellous medicine, James and the Giant Peach

Humour

Good

Freedman, Dan

x

Jamie Johnson series

Football

Good

Garner, Alan

x

Elidor

Fantasy

Good

Ibbotson, Eva

 

Journey to the River Sea

Adventure

Good

Peterson Haddix, Margaret

x

Among the Hidden

Fantasy/Sci Fi

Good

Hinton, Nigel

x

Buddy

Families

Good

Muchamore, Michael

x

Cherub Series

Spy

Good

Nix, Garth

x

Sabriel

Fantasy

Good

Palmer, Tom

x

Foul Play series

Football

Good

Paver, Michelle

x

Woolf Brother: Chronicles of Ancient Darkness Book 1

Fantasy

Good

Sachar, Louis

x

Holes

Various

Good

Snicket, Lemony

x

Series of Unfortunate Events Series

Humour

Good

Stein, R L

x

Goosebumps Series

Horror

Good

St John, Lauren

x

Dead Man’s Cove

Mystery

Good

Ure, Jean

x

Frankie Foster: Fizzy Pop

Friendship; Humour

Good

Wilson, Jacqueline

 

Any book

Friendship and Family

Good

 

 

 

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Blackman, Malorie

x

Noughts and Crosses Series

Various

Excellent

Boyne, John

x

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Historical

Excellent

Bosh, Pseudonymous

x

The Name of this Book is Secret

Mystery

Excellent

Colfer, Eion

x

Artemis Fowl Series

Fantasy

Excellent

Collins, Suzanne

x

The Hunger Games Series

Fantasy

Excellent

Frank, Anne

 

Diary of A Young Girl

Biography

Excellent

Horowitz, Anthony

x

Alex Rider Series

Spy

Excellent

Laird, Elizabeth

x

Crusade

Historical; Adventure

Excellent

Ness, Patrick

x

Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Trilogy)

Adventure

Excellent

Pullman, Philip

x

Northern Lights etc (His Dark Materials series)

Fantasy/Adventure

Excellent

Rees, Celia

 

Witch Child

Historical

Excellent

Riordan, Rick

x

Percy Jackson Series

Fantasy

Excellent

Rowling, JR

x

Harry Potter Series

Fantasy

Excellent

 

 

Reading List: Year 9 & 10

Reading Levels:

 

Beginner /Reluctant

Good/ Proficient

Excellent

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Blackman, Malorie

x

Pigheart Boy, Thief!

Various

Beginner

Boyne, John

x

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Historical

Beginner

Garner, Alan

x

Elidor

Fantasy

Beginner

Higson, Charlie

x

Young Bond Series

Spy

Beginner

Peterson Haddix, Margaret

x

Among the Hidden

Fantasy/Sci Fi

Beginner

Kinney, Jeff

x

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Humour

Beginner

Muchamore, Michael

x

Cherub Series

Spy

Beginner

Nix, Garteth

x

Sabriel

Fantasy

Beginner

Sachar, Louis

x

Holes

Various

Beginner

 

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Burgess, Melvin

x

Kill All Enemies

Various

Good

Cabot, Meg

 

Princess Diaries

Princesses/Humour

Good

Colfer, Eion

x

Artemis Fowl Series

Fantasy

Good

Pitcher, Annabel

x

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

Families

Good

Cormier, Robert

x

Heroes

Historical/War

Good

Hopkins, Cathy

 

Mates, Dates Series

Romance

Good

Horowitz, Anthony

x

Alex Rider Series

Spy

Good

McNab, Andy

x

Boy Soldier

Action

Good

Meyer, Stephanie

 

Twilight series

Horror

Good

Ness, Patrick

x

Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Trilogy)

Adventure

Good

Pullman, Philip

x

Northern Lights etc (His Dark Materials series)

Fantasy/Adventure

Good

Riordan, Rick

x

Percy Jackson Series

Fantasy

Good

Sedgwick, Marcus

x

Revolver

Thriller

Good

 

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Garcia & Stohl

 

Beautiful Creatures series

Romance/fantasy

Excellent

Golding, William

x

Lord of the Flies

Various

Excellent

Grant, Michael

x

Gone; Hunger; Lies

Sci-fi

Excellent

Green, John

x

The Fault in Our Stars

Various

Excellent

Hill, Susan

x

The Woman in Black

Horror

Excellent

Masson, Richard

x

Boonie

Dystopia

Excellent

Peace, David

x

The Damned United

Football

Excellent

Rosoff, Meg

x

How I Live Now

Various

Excellent

Shah, Darren

x

Zom-B

Horror

Excellent

Stevenson, Robert Louis

x

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and Other Tales of Terror

Horror

Excellent

Stiefvater, Maggie

 

Shiver, Linger and Forever

Romance; Horror

Excellent

 

 

Reading List: Year 11 – 13

Reading Levels:

 

Beginner /Reluctant

Good/ Proficient

Excellent

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Blackman, Malorie

x

Noughts and Crosses

Various

Beginner

Collins, Suzanne

x

Hunger Games Series

Sci Fi/Fantasy

Beginner

Higson, Charlie

x

Silver Fin etc.

(Young Bond Series)

Action/Adventure/Spy

Beginner

McNab, Andy

x

Boy Soldier

Action

Beginner

Muchamore, Robert

x

The Recruit etc. (Cherub series)

Action/Adventure/Spy

Beginner

Pullman, Philip

x

His Dark Materials Trilogy

Fantasy/Mystery

Beginner

Rowling, JR

x

Harry Potter Series

Fantasy

Beginner

 

 

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Garcia & Stohl

 

Beautiful Creatures series

Romance/Fantasy

Good

Grant, Michael

x

Gone; Hunger; Lies

Sci-fi

Good

Green, John

x

The Fault in Our Stars

Various

Good

Harper, C.J.

x

The Disappeared

Dystopia

Good

Meyer, Stephanie

 

Twilight

Horror/Romance

Good

Ness, Patrick

x

Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Trilogy)

Adventure

Good

Plum, Amy

 

Die for Me; Until I Die; If I Should Die

Supernatural; Romance

Good

 

 

 

Author

Boys

Title/Series

Genre

Reading Level

Ali, Monica

x

Brick Lane

Biography

Excellent

Austen, Jane

 

Pride and Prejudice, Emma, Northanger Abbey; Mansfield Park

Classic

Excellent

Brown, Dan

x

Da Vinci Code; Angel and Demons

Historical, Crime

Excellent

Larsson, Stieg

x

Girl with the Dragon Tattoo etc.(Millennium Series)

Crime

Excellent

Lee, Child

x

Jack Reacher series

Action

Excellent

Levy, Andrea

x

Small Island

Historical

Excellent

Martell, Yan

x

The Life of Pi

Fantasy

Excellent

Mitchell, David

x

Cloud Atlas

Various

Excellent

Peace, David

x

The Damned United

Football

Excellent

Pelzer, Dave

x

A Child Called It series

Biography

Excellent

Salinger, J.D.

x

The Catcher in the Rye

Coming of Age

Excellent

Sebold, Alice

x

The Lovely Bones

Coming of Age

Excellent

E.B. Sledge

x

With the Old Breed: At Peleliu and Okinawa

Biography

Excellent

Zusak, Markus

x

The Book Thief

Various, Historical

Excellent