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    Reading List for the 13 Plus (Year 7 and 8) Preparation

    March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

Reading List for the 13 Plus (Year 7 and 8) Preparation

Reading is a crucial part of preparing any child for the 13 Plus exams. With technology taking over the spare time of many children, these days, it can be an uphill struggle to get them to read. However, reading is important for all subjects – not just for English.
Here is a list of mixed genre books to read in preparaton for the 13 Plus exams.

March

A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens

April

Watership Down, by Richard Adams

May

To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

June

Purple Hibiscus, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

July

Goodnight Mr Tom, by Michelle Magorian

August

Shakespeare Stories, by Leon Garfield

September

Skellig, by David Almond

October

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas , by John Boyne

November

Boys Don’t Cry, by Malorie Blackman

December

Northern Lights, by Philip Pullman

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