Non-Fiction

Amazing tales from the real world, including a playful look at our oceans in Odious Oceans (Horrible Geography) (E-16) and fascinating biographies such as Boy (G-22).

Level D

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes (D-1)

by Eleanor Coerr

Just the Right Size (Animal Science) (D-2)

by Nicola Davies and Neal Layton

Who Was Albert Einstein? (D-6)

by Jess Brallier and Robert Andrew Parker

My Life with the Chimpanzees (D-11)

by Jane Goodall

Level E

Castle Diary (E-4)

by Richard Platt and Chris Riddell

Quest for the Tree Kangaroo (Scientists in the Field) (E-13)

by Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop

Odious Oceans (Horrible Geography) (E-16)

by Anita Ganeri

George's Secret Key to the Universe (E-29)

by Lucy Hawking and Stephen Hawking

Level F

Volcanoes (100 Facts) (F-6)

by Chris Oxlade

Bomb (F-9)

by Steve Sheinkin

Level G

The Philosophy Files (G-6)

by Stephen Law and Daniel Postgate

The Snake Scientist (Scientists in the Field) (G-10)

by Montgomery Sy and Nic Bishop

Chinese Cinderella (G-19)

by Adeline Yen Mah

The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition (G-21)

by Anne Frank

Boy: Tales of Childhood (G-22)

by Roald Dahl

A Little History of the World (G-25)

by E H Gombrich

Chemical Chaos (Horrible Science) (G-29)

by Nick Arnold and Tony De Saulles

Level H

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (H-7)

by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

Don’t Know Much about Geography (H-15)

by Kenneth C Davis

Coal: A Human History (H-19)

by Barbara Freese

Cool Architecture (H-22)

by Simon Armstrong

Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World (H-29)

by Jennifer Armstrong

Level I

Silent Spring (I-7)

by Rachel Carson

Cider With Rosie (I-13)

by Laurie Lee

A Walk in the Woods (I-20)

by Bill Bryson

Seven Wonders of the Industrial World (I-27)

by Deborah Cadbury

Nathaniel's Nutmeg (I-30)

by Giles Milton

Further Reading

The Code Book (FR-4)

by Simon Singh

Into Thin Air (FR-9)

by Jon Krakauer

The Motorcycle Diaries (FR-13)

by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

Captain James Cook: A Biography (FR-18)

by Richard Hough

A Brief History of Time (FR-28)

by Stephen Hawking

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