14 Books Before You’re 14!

Key Stage 3 Reading

We all know that reading is fun and evidence is clear that reading for pleasure improves your attainment and life chances. Join us on a reading challenge and read the following 14 books. Most are available from the LRC or local library and all are available for e-readers or at book shops.

  1. White Crow – Marcus Sedgewick
  2. Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte
  3. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
  4. The Fault in our Stars – John Green
  5. Northern Lights – Philip Pullman
  6. How I live Now – Meg Rosoff
  7. The Knife of Never Letting Go – Patrick Ness
  8. The Book Thief – Marcus Zusak
  9. The Hunger Games Series – Suzanne Collins
  10. The Owl Service – Alan Garner
  11. 1984 – George Orwell
  12. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian – Sherman Alexie
  13. Black Swan Green – David Mitchell
  14. The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13¾ – Sue Townsend