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Suggested Reading List

Top 25 books for Year 10 students to read.  A more comprehensive list can be dowloaded below.

Classics
Catcher in the Rye by J D Salinger
The Big Sleep by R Chandler
Wuthering Heights by E Bronte
The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Science Fiction
The Player of Games by I M Banks
Farseer Trilogy by R Hobb
Eye of the World by R Jordan

Adventure/Crime/Thriller
No Time For Goodbye by L Barclay
The Runaways by V Canning

History/Current Affairs
The Silver Pigs by L Davis
Nicholas Dane by M Burgess

FantasyHorror
Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge
                            (Carnegie Award Shortlist)
Say her Name by James Dawson
                            (Ashcroft Winner FAB Award 2015)
Black Magician Trilogy by T Canavan

Biography/Autobiography
It’s Not About the Bike by L  Armstrong
Fever Pitch by N Hornby

Different Cultures
Burn my Heart by B Naidoo
When the Snow Fell by H Mankel

General
When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan
                                  (Carnegie Award Shortlist)
The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
Angela’s Ashes by F McCourt
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by A Pitcher
The Lovely Bones by A Sebold
Chocolat by J Harris
Notes from a small island by B Bryson
Boys Don’t Cry by M Blackman

 Year 10 Suggested Reading List