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Ashcroft Technology Academy

Suggested Reading List

Top 25 books for Year 7 students to read and enjoy. A more comprehensive list can be downloaded below.

Classics
The Railway Children by E Nesbit
Anne of Green Gables by L.M.Montgomery

Science Fiction
Ship Between the Worlds by J Golding
Earthfall by Mark Walden
Maze Runner by James Dashner

Adventure/Crime/Thriller
The Outlaw Varjak Paw by S.F.Said
Alpha Force Series by Chris Ryan
Emil and the Detectives by E Kastner

History/Current Affairs
Soldier Dog by Sam Angus
Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
Oranges in No Man’s Land by E Laird

Fantasy/Horror
How to Train your Dragon series by Cressida Cowell
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
A Wrinkle in Time by M L’Engle

Different Cultures
The Garbage King by Elizabeth Laird
Haroun and the Sea of Stories by S Rushdie
The Girl Savage by Katherine Rundell
Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

Biography/Autobiography
Bob: No Ordinary Cat by James Bowen
Diary of Anne Frank
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr

General
Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossan
A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson
Big Numbers by M Morrison (non-fiction)
Big Questions by M Morrison (non-fiction)

 Year 7 Suggested Reading List