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									                        Year 7 Book List.
 The following books are given as suggested reading in a textbook recommended by
                          ISEB and are in themed groups.
                        We hope that you find the list useful.
The following books all about circuses, animals or the southern USA

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn        Mark Twain
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer              Mark Twain
The Road to Memphis                       Mildred E. Taylor
The Land                                  Mildred E. Taylor
Dodgem                                    Bernard Ashley
Uncle Tom’s Cabin                         Harriet Beecher Stowe
Born Free                                 Joy Adamson
Elephant Bill                             J.H.H. Williams
A Trip to the Light Fantastic:
Travels with a Mexican Circus             Katie Hickman
The Complete Poems of C Day Lewis

The following books all about survival

Lord of the Flies                         William Golding
Robinson Crusoe                           Daniel Defoe
The Odyssey                               Homer
Parcel of Patterns                        Jill Paton Walsh
Plague 99                                 Jean Ure
Death of Grass                            John Christopher
Z for Zachariah                           Robert O’Brien
The Chrysalids                            John Wyndham
Kensuke’s Kingdom                         Michael Morpurgo
Brother in the Land                       Robert Swindells

The following books all about Race

Noughts and Crosses                       Malorie Blackman
Knife Edge                                Malorie Blackman
Out of Bounds                             Beverley Naidoo
The Joy Luck Club                         Amy Tan
Things Fall Apart                         Chinua Achebe
One More River                            Lynne Reid Banks
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry               Mildred E. Taylor
Across the Barricades                     Joan Lingard
To Kill A Mockingbird                     Harper Lee
Cry the Beloved Country                   Alan Paton
To Sir with Love                          E.R. Braithwaite
A Wedding Man is Nicer than Cats Miss     Rachel Scott

The following books all about Christmas

Under the Greenwood Tree                  Thomas Hardy
A Child’s Christmas in Wales              Dylan Thomas
A Christmas Carol                         Charles Dickens
A Castaway Christmas                      Margaret J. Baker
                           Year 7 Book List.
 The following books are given as suggested reading in a textbook recommended by
                          ISEB and are in themed groups.
                       We hope that you find the list useful.
The following books have some kind of love interest

Silas Marner                                 George Eliot
Gone With the Wind                           Margaret Mitchell
Pride and Prejudice                          Jane Austen
The Woman in Black                           Susan Hill
A Town Like Alice                            Neville Shute
Tristan and Iseult                           Rosemary Sutcliff
Wuthering Heights                            Emily Brontë
Rebecca                                      Daphne du Maurier
Tiger Eyes                                   Judy Blume
The Shell House                              Linda Newberry
Postcards From No Man’s Land                 Aidan Chambers

The following books all about growing up

Walkabout                                    James Vance Marshall
Life in a Liberty Bodice                     Christabel Burniston
Sisterland                                   Linda Newberry
Catcher in the Rye                           J. D. Salinger
A Gathering Light                            Jennifer Donnelly

The following books all about London

The Sign of Four                             Arthur Conan Doyle
Little Soldier                               Bernard Ashley
The Moonstone                                Wilkie Collins
Coram Boy                                    Jamila Gavin
Oliver Twist                                 Charles Dickens
The Keys to the Street                       Ruth Rendell
Girls out Late                               Jacqueline Wilson
Brick Lane                                   Monica Ali

The following books all about water (or a lack of it)

Rice without Rain                            Minfong Ho
The Clay Marble                              Minfong Ho
Drought                                      J.G. Ballard
Pigeon Post                                  Arthur Ransome
Holes                                        Louis Sachar
The Wind Caller’s Children                   Amanda Cockrell
The Great Elephant Chase                     Gillian Cross
                        Year 7 Book List.
 The following books are given as suggested reading in a textbook recommended by
                          ISEB and are in themed groups.
                        We hope that you find the list useful.
The following books all about bullying

I’m the King of the Castle                Susan Hill
The Chocolate War                         Robert Cormier
Fat Boy Swim                              Catherine Forde
The Bailey Game                           Celia rees
Chicken                                   Alan Gibbons
Malarkey                                  Keith Grave
Playing it Cool                           Jacqueline Roy
The Protectors                            Pete Johnson

The following books all about animals

Watership Down                            Richard Adams
The Plague Dogs                           Richard Adams
Encounters with Animals                   Gerald Durrell
Tarka the Otter                           Henry Williamson
Jennie                                    Paul Gallico
Thomasina                                 Paul Gallico
Blitzcat                                  Robert Westall
If Only They Could Talk                   James Herriot

								
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