Please note: This list was published in 2015. 3 Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. 43. 5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon… Are you sure you want to delete this comment? The Lord of the Rings trilogy by JRR Tolkien, 20. In 2015, a team of experts put together this list: broken down into four age groups, with 25 books in each. You might start with those that simply sound the most interesting to you, or you could look for themes in the books that relate to what you're learning in school. Books, including JD Salinger's Catcher in the Rye, are said to be banned in the string of schools, “It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.”, “All happy families are alike but an unhappy family is unhappy after its own fashion.”, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way.”, “I have just returned from a visit to my landlord – the solitary neighbour that I shall be troubled with", which pitches you straight into the story.”, “Miss Brooke had that kind of beauty which seems to be thrown into relief by poor dress.”, "It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. So he never touched them. This cannot be undone. 7 The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Reaction to TES list – as chosen by teachers – is mixed. Which books should every teenager have read before they leave secondary school? 100 fiction books all children should read before leaving secondary school – according to teachers. Animal Farm by George Orwell. Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal by Eric Schlosser. 100 books to read before you leave secondary school. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (John Boyne), The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain), The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Robert Louis Stevenson). The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne, 19. The best novels for pupils to read, according to teachers, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. 9. 5 The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson. Plato’s Republic, Rousseau’s Émile and Dewey’s Democracy and Education – there’s a strong case to be made, as Dennis Hayes has, that these are the only books on education that teachers need to read. 1984 by George Orwell. Compiled by our team of librarians and curriculum specialists, this must-have collection is made up of some of the best fiction and non-fiction suitable for secondary school students aged 11–18. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee. Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Our journalists will try to respond by joining the threads when they can to create a true meeting of independent Premium. From timeless classics to timely hits, here are 11 books we think should be required reading before going to high school. In school, we are encouraged to read the great literary classics—Shakespeare, Orwell, Austen, etc. There are a lot of incredible books for kids and preteens out there, but here are a few must-reads for every kid before they reach high school. 1. 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