Book Lists

Year 7

Author – – Title (Book Level)
Baddiel, David Head Kid (4.4)
Bradford, Chris Gamer (4.1)
Briggs, Andy Drone Racer (5.6)
Carroll, Emma Letters From a Lighthouse (4.9)
Cassidy, Cathy Love From Lexie (5.4)
Cowell, Cressida The Wizards of Once (6.5)
Dhami, Narinder Thirteen Hours (5.3)
Forrest, Juliette Twister (4.4)
Freedman, Dan The Kick Off (4.9)
Gleitzman, Morris Once (4.1)
Griffiths, Andy The 13 Storey Treehouse (3.9)
Grylls, Bear Gold of the Gods (6.3)
James, Greg Kid Normal (6.2)
Joelson, Penny I Have No Secrets (4.1)
Johnson, Mitch Kick (5.0)
Kwame, Alexander Booked (3.9)
Leonard, M. G. Beetle Boy (4.9)
Norriss, Andrew Jessica’s Ghost (5.3)
Palacio, R. J. Wonder (4.8)
Rundell, Katherine The Explorer (4.5)
Solomons, David My Arch Enemy is a Brain in a Jar (5.5)
Stevens, Robin A Murder Most Unladylike (5.8)
Thompson, Lisa The Goldfish Boy (5)
Walden, Mark H.I.V.E. (7.5)

Year 8

Author – – Title
Anderson, Sophie The House with Chicken Legs
Bell, Alex Charlotte Says
Briggs, Andy Inventory: Iron Fist
Carter, Ally All Fall Down
Dashner, James The Maze Runner
Davis, Ben Private Blog of Joe Cowley
Eagar, Lindsay Hour of the Bees
Garrod, Beth Access All Awkward
Grisham, John Theodore Boone
Higson, Charlie The Gates of Hell
Joelson, Penny Girl in the Window
Kwame, Alexander Crossover
McCaughrean, Geraldine Where the World Ends
Ness, Patrick A Monster Calls
Palacio, R. J. Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories
Peet, Mal Keeper
Pullman, Philip Ruby in the Smoke
Shan, Darren Cirque de Freak
Slater, Kim A Seven Letter Word
Smith, Dan Big Game
Thompson, Lisa The Day I was Erased
Walden, Mark Earthfall: The Battle Starts Here
Woodfine, Katherine The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow
Yoon, Nicola Sun is Also a Star

Years 9

Author – -Title
Bell, Alex Frozen Charlotte
Blackman, Malorie Pig Heart Boy
Bourne, Holly Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes?
Broadway, Alice Ink
Cassidy, Ann Looking for JJ
Foreman, Gayle I Have Lost My Way
Grant, Michael Gone
Gratz, Alan Grenade
Hardinge, Frances A Skinful of Shadows
Heathfield, Lisa Paper Butterflies
Kaufman, Amie/Kristoff, Jay The Illuminae Files
Levithian, David Every Day
Martharu, Taran Summoner: the Novice
McNab, Andy Boy Soldier
Muchamore, Robert Rock War
Murray, Tamsyn Instructions For a Second-Hand Heart
Ness, Patrick The Knife of Never Letting Go
Nicholls, Sally Things a Bright Girl Can Do
Reeve, Philip Rail Head
Sutcliffe, William We See Everything
Terry, Teri Contagian
Thomas, Angie The Hate U Give
Wilson, S.M. Exile
Wheatle, Alex Liccle Bit

Years 10 and 11

Author – -Title
Adams, Douglas Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
Adeyemi, Tomi Children of Blood and Bone
Almond, David Song for Ella Grey
Blackman, Malorie Chasing the Stars
Bourne, Holly Are We All Lemmings and Snowflakes?
Chbosky, Stephen The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Crossan, Sarah One
Dawson, Juno All of the Above
Flood C. J. Night Wanderers
Golding, William Lord of the Flies
Hadden, Mark The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
Haig, Matt The Humans
Higgins, Jack Death Run
Hornby, Nick Slam
Landy, Derek American Monsters
Maas, Sarah J. Throne of Glass
Mayo, Simon Blame
McKenzie, Sophie All My Secrets
Nielson, Susan Optimists Die First
Orwell, George Nineteen Eighty-Four
Pollack, Tom White Rabbit, Red Wolf
Salinger, J. D. The Catcher in the Rye
Westerfield, Scott Afterworlds

Super Books for Boys
Alan Durant Doing the Double
Tommy Donbavand Scream Street Blood of the Witch
T. S. Easton Boys don’t knit
Morris Gleitzman Belly Flop
Andy Griffiths  Treasure Fever
Jeff Kinney Diary of a Wimpy Kid series
David O’Doherty Danger is everywhere
James Patterson Middle School series
Lincoln Peirce  Big Nate series
Liz Pichon Tom Gates series
Rick Riordan The Red Pyramid – The graphic novel
Andy Stanton Mr Gum and the power crystals
Jeremy Strong Beware! Killer Tomatoes
Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver – Hank Zipzer, The World’s Greatest Underachiever and The Crazy Classroom Cascade
Jonny Zucker – Speed Machine

Non-Fiction
796.334 Adam Sutherland  Footballers earn less than their underpants do!
821 Gareth Owen Can we have our ball back please

Faith and Religion

Christianity

The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe (Narnia series) by C.S Lewis
Are you there God, it’s me Margaret by Judy Blume
Crusade by Elizabeth Laird
The Wishlist by Eoin Colfer
Killing God by Kevin Brooks
Skellig by Aidan Chambers
A swift pure cry by Siobhan Dowd
The Testament of Gideon Mack by James Robertson
Prisoner of the Inquisition by Theresa Breslin (Spanish Inquisition)

Islam

Alis by Naomi Rich
Does My Head Look Big In This? By Randa Abdel-Fattah
Where the streets had a name By Randa Abdel-Fattah
Secrets of a Henna Girl by Sufiya
Killing Honour by Bali Rai
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Boy Vs Girl by Na’ima B.Robert

Judaism

The chosen by Chaim Potok

Quakers

No Shame no fear by Anne Turnbull

Cults

Everything Beautiful by Simmone Howell
Grace by Morris Gleitzman
Abomination by Robert Swindells
The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams
Saved by Eleanor Updale

Medical Students

Wider Reading

Daniels, Benjamin
Confessions of a GP: Life, death and earwax

Goldacre, Ben
Bad Pharma: How Drug Companies Mislead Doctors and Harm Patients

Greenfield, Susan
Human Brain, The: A Guided Tour

Hope, Tony
Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Nuland, Sherwin B.
How We Die

Pemberton, Max
Trust Me, I’m a (Junior) Doctor

Pollock, Allyson M
NHS Plc: The Privatisation of Our Health Care

Ridley, Matt
Nature via nurture

Wolfe, Nathan D.
Viral Storm, The: The Dawn of a New Pandemic Age

Worth, Jennifer
In the Midst of Life: Is There Such a Thing as a Good Death?

Getting into Medical School

Chopdar, Chris
Get into UK Medical School For Dummies

Cross, Adam
Getting into Dental School

Horner, Simon
Getting into Medical School

BMAT/UCAT

Preparing for the BMAT:
The Official Guide to the BioMedical Admissions Test

Campbell, Lydia
Get into Medical School: 400 BMAT Practice Questions: With Contributions from Official BMAT Examiners and
Past BMAT Candidates

Green, Matt et al
Succeeding in the UKCAT: Comprising Over 780 Practice Questions Including Detailed Explanations, Two Mock Tests and Comprehensive Guidance on How to Maximise Your Score (Developmedica)

Picard, Olivier
Get into Medical School: 600 UKCAT Practice Questions: Includes Full Mock Exam, Comprehensive Tips, Techniques and Explanations

Taylor, Felicity; Hutton, Glenn
Passing the UKCAT and BMAT 2010

Tyreman, Chris
How to Master the BMAT: Unbeatable Preparation for Success in the Biomedical Admissions Test

Preparing for Interviews

Lee, George; Picard, Olivier
Medical School Interviews: A Practical Guide to Help You Get That Place at Medical School – Over 150 Questions Analysed

Picard, Oliver
Medical School Interviews: a Practical Guide to Help You Get That Place at Medical School – Over 150 Questions Analysed. Includes Mini-multi Interviews

Ravi, Sri H
Dentistry Interview Questions and Answers with Full Explanations (Includes Sections on MMI and 2013 Nhs Changes).: The Number One Dentistry Interview Book with Model Answers

See, Christopher
Succeed in Your Medical School Interview: Stand Out from the Crowd and Get into Your Chosen Medical School

Sixth Form Books

Author – – Title
Angelou, Mary I Know Why the Caged Birds Sings
Banks, Iain The Wasp Factory
Bradbury, Ray Farhenheit 451
Cruz, Nicky Run Baby Run
Dunn, Mark Ella Minnow Pea
Faulkes, Sebastian Birdsong
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl
Hemmingway, Ernest The Old Man and the Sea
Haddon, Mark A Spot of Bother
Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns
Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go
Kerouac, Jack On the Road
Lee, Harper Go Set a Watchman
Orwell, George Animal Farm
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye
Shackleton, Ernest South: the Endurance Expedition
Shelley, Mary Frankenstein
Walsh, Helen The Lemon Grove

Short Stories:

Hardy, Thomas Any short stories
Poe, Edgar Allan Fall of the House of Usher , The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Lovecraft, H.P. The Call of Cthulhu

Sixth Form Books - Ashworth House

Author  – – Title
Angelou, Mary I Know Why the Caged Birds Sings
Banks, Iain The Wasp Factory
Bradbury, Ray Farhenheit 451
Cruz, Nicky Run Baby Run
Dunn, Mark Ella Minnow Pea
Faulkes, Sebastian Birdsong
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl
Hemmingway, Ernest The Old Man and the Sea
Haddon, Mark A Spot of Bother
Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns
Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go
Kerouac, Jack On the Road
Lee, Harper Go Set a Watchman
Orwell, George Animal Farm
Salinger, J.D. The Catcher in the Rye
Shackleton, Ernest South: the Endurance Expedition
Shelley, Mary Frankenstein
Walsh, Helen The Lemon Grove

Short Stories:

Hardy, Thomas Any short stories
Poe, Edgar Allan Fall of the House of Usher ,The Murders in the Rue Morgue
Lovecraft, H.P. The Call of Cthulhu

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