@CHS_Literacy - Reading Lists

 

Department Reading Lists for Junior School

English Department
Fiction: Louisa May Alcott – Little Women, Steve Backshall – Tiger Wars, Francis Hodgson Burnett – The Secret Garden Lewis Carroll – Alice in Wonderland, Cassandra Clare – City of Bones, Cassandra Clare – City of Glass, Eoin Colfer – Artemis Fowl, Suzanne Collins – The Hunger Games Trilogy, Roald Dahl: Various Novels, Kimberly Derting – The Last Echo, Neil Gaiman - Coraline, Michael Grant - Plague, Joanne Harris – The Lollipop Shoes, Lian Hearn – Across the Nightingale Floor, Julia Jarman – Ghost Writer, Julia Jarman – Hangman, Andrew Lane: Young Sherlock Holmes Series, CS Lewis - The Chronicles of Narnia Series, George RR Martin - A Game of Thrones Series, Nicola Morgan - The Highway Man's Footsteps, Michael Murpurgo - Private Peaceful, Michael Murpurgo - War Horse, Michael Murpurgo - Running Wild, Veronica Roth – Divergent Trilogy, Darren Shan - Cirque Du Freak, Darren Shan - Zomb-B, Linda Strachan - Spider, Margaret D Taylor - Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry, JRR Tolken - The Hobbit, JRR Tolken - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Benjamin Zephaniah – Refugee Boy.

Non Fiction: Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl, Adeline Yeh Mah - Chinese Cinderella: The true Story of an Unwanted Daughter, Dave J Pelzer - A Child Called It.

Art and Design Department
The Life and Works of Charles Rennie MackIntosh by Nathaniel Harris, Departmental note on The Scottish Colourists; SJ Peploe & GL Hunter, Departmental note on Portraiture and Vincent Van Gogh .

Drama Department
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare, Tam O' Shanter by Robert Burns

BE-IT Department

Author

Lost in Space

Irwin Allen

The Machine Stops

E.R. Forster

Home Economics Department

Author

All About Food

Helen McGrath

Skills in Home Economics Food

Jenny Ridgewell

Skills in Home Economics Technology

Jenny Ridgewell

Examining Food and Nutrition

Jenny Ridgewell

Skills in Textile Technology

Rose Sinclair

Geography Department

Author

Wuthering Heights

Emily Bronte

Modern Studies Department

Author

1984

George Orwell

History Department

Author

Cider with Rosie

Laurie Lee

Science Department

Author

Chemistry of Death

Simon Beckett

First Life: A Journey Back in Time

David Attenborough

Wonders of the Universe

Brian Cox

Wonders of Life

Brian Cox

 

Department Reading Lists for Senior School

English Department
Chinua Achebe – Things Fall Apart Isabel Allende – Daughter of Fortune Margaret Atwood – Alias Grace Jane Austen – Pride and Prejudice Iain Banks – The Crow Road Iain Banks – The Wasp Factory Ray Bradbury – Fahrenheit 451 Truman Capote – Breakfast at Tiffany’s Jung Chang – Wild Swans Kate Chopin – The Awakening Emma Donoghue – The Room Nicholas Evans: The Horse Whisperer Arthur Golden – Memoirs of a Geisha David Guterson – Snow Falls on Cedars Joanne Harris – Chocolat Khaled Hosseini – The Kite Runner Kazuo Ishiguro – The Remains of the Day Ken Kesey – One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird Ian McEwan – Amsterdam Ian McEwan – Atonement Bernard MacLaverty – Grace Notes David Mitchell – Cloud Atlas Kate Mosse – Labryrinth Michael Ondaatje – The English Patient Alice Sebold – The Lovely Bones Mary Shelley – Frankenstein Muriel Spark – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Bram Stoker – Dracula Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray H G Wells – The Time Machine Carlos Ruiz Zafon – The Shadow of the Wind

Art and Design Department
Art-A Crash Course by Julian Freeman, Design-A concise History by Thomas Hauffe, The Shock of The New by Robert Hughes

Drama Department
The Crucible by Arthur Miller, Tally's Blood by Anne Marie Di Mambro, Perfect Days by Liz Lochhead, Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn, The Wall by DC Jackson, Iron by Rona Munro

BE-IT Department

Author

Digital Fortress

Dan Brown

iSteve The Book of Jobs

Walter Isaacson

What You See is What You Get

Alan Sugar

Enter the Dragon

Theo Paphitis

Billionaire Boy: Mark Zuckerburg

George Beahm

Reach for the Skies

Richard Branson

2001 A Space Odyssey

Arthur C Clarke

Computing Machinery & Intelligence

A.M. Turing

Home Economics Department

Author

Health & Food Technology National 4/5

Revision Guide

GCSE D&T Food Technology

Revision Guide

Essentials GCSE D&T Food Technology

Revision Guide

Examining Food and Nutrition

Jenny Ridgewell

Fashions & Textile Technology National 4/5

Revision Guide

GCSE D&T Textiles Technology

Revision Guide

Essentials GCSE D&T Textiles Technology

Revision Guide

Geography Department

Author

A Passage to India

E.M. Forster

Modern Studies Department

Author

Revolutionary Road

Richard Yates

History Department

Author

Angela's Ashes

Frank McCourt

Science Department

Author

The Usbourne Illustrated Dictionary of Chemistry

Science Paper

Chemistry of Death

Simon Beckett

Rosalind Franklin: Dark Lady of DNA

Brenda Maddox

Mission of Gravity

Hal Clement