(often used from 11 Plus to GCSE exams)


Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Animal Farm by George Orwell

1984 by George Orwell

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck


Recommended Series

Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Percy Jackson & the Olympians by Rick Riordan

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

Track Series:  Ghost, Patina, Sunny, Lu by Jason Reynolds

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Divergent by Veronica Roth