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 book suggestions for teenagers in Year 10 and Year 11, aged 14-16, in secondary schools. There is a mix of texts suitable for GCSE study and also novels and short stories for wider reading to challenge and inspire enquiring minds. Both classics and contemporary fiction are included, as well as a number of graphic novel titles.
A selection of reading books to challenge and interest Year 11 pupils – aged 15-16 – in KS4 secondary schools. Authors include Ray Bradbury and John Steinbeck.
A selection of reading books to challenge and interest Year 10 pupils – aged 14-15 – in KS4 secondary schools. Authors include Jeanette Winterson and JRR Tolkien.