Literary Canon

Students will begin their reading journey through a series of carefully selected books. During afternoon reading time, students will read with their form and Form Tutor. The books that make up St Mary’s Literary Canon have been chosen to ensure pupils read books from different genres, cultures and eras. This will allow pupils to successfully navigate reading with confidence.

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What We're Reading This Term

Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie
The Diary of Anne Frank
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Year 7 Books

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie
You Are Awesome by Matt Syed

Year 8 Books

You Are Awesome by Matt Syed
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Diary of Anne Frank
The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
Notes From A Small Island by Bill Bryson

Year 9 Books

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
I Am Malala by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai
After The First Death by Robert Cormier
The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Year 10 Books

Letters of Note by Various
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger
Anita and Me by Meera Syal

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