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Reading List - Year 10

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


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


No Time For Goodbye by L Barclay
The Runaways by V Canning

Different Cultures

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


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

Science Fiction

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


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

History/Current Affairs

The Silver Pigs by L Davis
Nicholas Dane by M Burgess


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