Suggested reading for Year 8


Watership Down Richard Adams The Tunnel Series Roderick Gordon
Midnight is a Place Joan Aiken Going for Stone Philip Cross
Skelig David Almond Fever Pitch Nick Hornby
My Name is Mina David Almond I am David Anne Holm
Kit's Wilderness David Almond The Alex Rider series Anthony Horowitz
Heaven's Eyes David Almond The Redwall series Brian Jacques
Johnnie's Blitz Bernard Ashley When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Judith Kerr
Empire of the Sun JG Ballard The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
Pig Heart Boy Malorie Blackman Lost Riders Elizabeth Laird
Tiger Eyes Judy Blume Goodnight Mr Tom Michelle Magorian
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas John Boyne Ring of Bright Water Gavin Maxwell
Young Samurai series Chris Bradford Twilight series Stephanie Meya
Whispers in the Graveyard Theresa Breslin Escape from Shangri-la Michael Morpurgo
Sebastian Darke series Philip Caveney Out of the Ashes Michael Morpurgo
The Hound of the Baskervilles Arthur Conan Doyle War Horse Michael Morpurgo
Walk Two Moons Sharon Creech Trash Andy Mulligan
Where I Belong Gillian Cross Silverwing Kenneth Oppel
Arthur, the Seeing Stone Kevin Crossley-Holland Animal Farm George Orwell
The Spooks series Joseph Delaney Lioness series Tamora Pierce
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens Ruby in the Smoke Philip Pullman
Street Child Berlie Doherty The Tin Princess Philip Pullman
Powder Monkey Paul Dowswell The Brentford Trilogy Robert Rankin
My Family and Other Animals Gerald Durrell Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransome
The Shepherd Frederick Forsyth Virals Kathy Richardson
Inkheart Cornelia Funke Septimus Heap series Angie Sage
Inkdeath Cornelia Funke Revolver Marcus Sedgwick
Mister God Fynn My Swordhand is Singing Marcus Sedgwick
This is Anna Fynn Cirque du Freak Darren Shan
The Snow Goose Paul Gallico Smith Leon Garfield
Coram Boy Jamilla Gavin Feather Boy Nicky Singer
Shadow of the Minotaur Alan Gibbons The Eagle of the Ninth Rosemary Sutcliff
The Cat Royal Julia Golding Blitzcat Robert Westall
The Tunnel series Roderick Gordon The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham
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