The School Reading List compiles this list of recommended books monthly. This book of the month list highlights new releases and editions of fiction and non-fiction books suitable for children and young adults aged 5-16.
Please find below our suggested reading lists for Year 7 (11-12 year olds), Year 8 (12-13 year olds), and Year 9 (13-14 year olds). These book choices are regularly updated and feature titles from a wide range of genres to appeal to both confident and relucatant readers
A selection of reading books to challenge and interest Year 9 pupils – aged 13-14 – in KS3 secondary schools. Authors include Gary Paulsen and Judy Blume.
A selection of reading books to challenge and interest Year 8 pupils – aged 12-13 – in KS3 secondary schools. Authors include Michael Morpurgo and Anne Fine.
Peruse our selection of reading tips for 11 and 12 year olds at the start of secondary school in Year 7. There’s a selection of reading choices for girls and boys, including classics, well-known authors, new titles, cult fiction and short stories. This recommended reading list is aimed at all ability ranges including the more […]