Year 7 Recommended Reading

General Reading

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The Gods and Warriors Series by Michelle Paver

The Artemis Fowl Series by Eoin Colfer

The Cherub Series by Robert Muchamore

The Henderson Boys Series by Robert Muchamore

The Power of Five Series by Anthony Horowitz

The Skulduggery Pleasant Series by Derek Landy

The Wardstone Chronicles by Joseph Delaney

The Young Bond Series by Charlie Higson

The Thirteen Treasures by Michelle Harrison

The Thirteen Secrets by Michelle Harrison

The Thirteen Curses by Michelle Harrison

Theodore Boone by John Grisham

The Hundred Year Old Man who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson

Radiance by Alyson Noel

The Grail Quest series by Bernard Cornwall

The Hunger Games Trilogy by Suzanne Collins

The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

Clay by David Almond

Nation by Terry Pratchett

Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson

Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge

I am David by Anne Holm

The Ghost’s Child by Sonya Hartnett

A Song for Emma Grey by David Almond

Chocolate Cake with Hitler by Emma Craigie

The Girl Who Fell From The Sky by Heidi Durrow

The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd

Savannah Grey by Cliff McNish

Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo

Frozen Fire by Tim Bowler

River Boy by Tim Bowler

Breathe by Cliff McNish

Angel by Cliff McNish

The Maximum Ride Series by James Patterson

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

The Land by Mildred E Taylor

Born Free by Joy Adamson

The Road to Memphis by Mildred E Taylor

Dodgem by Bernard Ashley

Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe

Elephant Bill by J. H. H. Williams

Ring of Bright Water by Gavin Maxwell

Encounters with Animals by Gerald Durrell

Thomasina by Paul Gallico

Three Singles to Adventure by Gerald Durrell

Duncton Wood by William Horwood

Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson

White Fang by Jack London

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

A Trip to the Light Fantastic: Travels with a Mexican Circus by Katie Hickman

The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham

Death of Grass by John Christopher

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Brother in the Land by Robert Swindells

Run for Your Life by David Line

Plague 99 by Jean Ure

Parcel of Patterns by Jill Paton Walsh

One More River by Lynne Reid Banks

The Road to Memphis by Mildred E Taylor

Out of Bounds by Beverley Naidoo

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

A Wedding Man is Nicer Than Cats Miss by Rachel Scott

Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian

101 Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

Silent Snow, Secret Snow by Adele Geras

Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Puffin Book of Christmas Stories ed. Wendy Cooling

Oxford Book of Christmas Stories ed. Dennis Pepper

A Child's Christmas in Wales by Dylan Thomas

A Castaway Christmas by Margaret J Baker

The Family from One End Street and Some of Their Adventures by Eve Gamett

Tristan and Iseult by Rosemary Sutcliff

Junk by Melvyn Burgess

The Garbage King by Elizabeth Laird

Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin

Girls Out Late by Jacqueline Wilson

The Keys to the Street by Ruth Rendell

The Sign of the Four by A Conan Doyle

Little Soldier by Bernard Ashley

Firedrake’s Eye by Patricia Finney

Holes by Louis Sacher

Small Steps Louis Sacher

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Rice Without Rain by Minfong Ho

The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross

The Wind Caller's Children by Amanda Cockrell

The Clay Marble by Minfong Ho

Drought by J. G. Ballard

Pigeon Post by Arthur Ransome

The Land by Mildred D. Taylor

The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier

Fat Boy Swim by Catherine Forde

The Protectors by Pete Johnson

Playing it Cool by Jacqueline Roy

The Bailey Game by Celia Rees

Chicken by Alan Gibbons

Tom Brown’s Schooldays by Thomas Hughes

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Blitzcat by Robert Westall

The Red Pony by John Steinbeck

The Plague Dogs by Richard Adams

If Only They Could Talk by James Herriot