Sybil Andrews Academy

Reading list

Year 7

  • A Place called Perfect (series), by Helena Duggan
  • The Bone Sparrow, by Zana Fraillon
  • Cogheart (series), by Peter Bunzl
  • The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank
  • Framed, by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • The Garden of Lost Secrets, by A M Howell
  • The Goldfish Boy, by Lisa Thompson
  • The Island at the End of Everything, by Kiran Millwood Hargrave
  • Northern Lights (series), by Philip Pullman
  • Skullduggery Pleasant (series), by Derek Landy

Year 8

  • Coram Boy, by Jamila Gavin
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon
  • The House with Chicken Legs, by Sophie Anderson
  • The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins
  • I am Malala, by Malala Yousafszai
  • Lord of the Flies, by William Goulding
  • The Murderer’s Ape, by Jakob Wegelius
  • Northern Lights (series), by Philip Pullman
  • Time travelling with a Hamster, by Ross Welford
  • Watership Down, Richard Adams

Year 9

  • Alpha – Abidjan to Gare du Nord, by Bessora & Barroux
  • Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley
  • The Book Thief, by Marcus Zusak
  • Chaos Walking trilogy, by Patrick Ness
  • City of Bones (series), by Cassandra Clare
  • Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley
  • Ketchup Clouds, by Annabelle Pitcher
  • Noughts & Crosses (series), by Malorie Blackman
  • Revolution is not a Dinner Party, by Ying Chang Compestine
  • The Witch’s Kiss (series), by Katharine & Elizabeth Corr

Year 10

  • 13 Minutes, Sarah Pinborough
  • Henderson’s Boys (series), by Robert Muchamore
  • Lord of the Rings Trilogy, by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Nineteen Eighty-Four, by George Orwell
  • Orangeboy, by Patrice Lawrence
  • Paper Avalanche, Lisa Williamson
  • Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier
  • The Fault in our Stars, John Green
  • The Hate You Give, by Angie Thomas
  • We Are All Made of Molecules, Susin Nielsen

Year 11

  • The Art of being Normal, by Lisa Williamson
  • The Boy with the Top Knot, by Sathnam Sanghera
  • Birdsong, by Sebastian Faulkes
  • Dune (Trilogy), by Frank Herbert
  • Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury
  • Hidden Figures, by Margot Lee Shetterley
  • The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
  • Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys
  • Survivor, by Tom Hoyle
  • The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells