Action & Adventure

Exciting tales for all ages, from The Saga of Erik the Viking (D-29) to The Three Musketeers (Further Reading 20).

Level D

Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (D-10)

by Robert C O'Brien

Emil and the Detectives (D-14)

by Erich Kästner

James and the Giant Peach (D-15)

by Roald Dahl

The Firework-Maker's Daughter (D-17)

by Philip Pullman

How to Train Your Dragon (D-18)

by Cressida Cowell

Peter Pan (D-20)

by J M Barrie

My Side of the Mountain (D-21)

by Jean Craighead George

The Indian in the Cupboard (D-22)

by Lynne Reid Banks

The Cay (D-23)

by Theodore Taylor

Stig of the Dump (D-25)

by Clive King

Mary Poppins (D-27)

by P L Travers

Five on a Treasure Island (The Famous Five) (D-28)

by Enid Blyton

The Saga of Erik the Viking (D-29)

by Terry Jones

Level E

Varjak Paw (E-2)

by S F Said

Charlotte's Web (E-3)

by E B White

Island of the Blue Dolphins (E-5)

by Scott O'Dell

The Wizard of Oz (E-6)

by L Frank Baum

Journey to the River Sea (E-11)

by Eva Ibbotson

The Borrowers (E-15)

by Mary Norton

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (E-18)

by Joan Aiken

The Sign of the Beaver (E-20)

by Elizabeth George Speare

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (E-21)

by J K Rowling

The Phoenix and the Carpet (E-24)

by E Nesbit

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia) (E-26)

by C S Lewis

Level F

The Iliad and the Odyssey (F-1)

by Marcia Williams

The Incredible Journey (F-5)

by Sheila Burnford

The House with Chicken Legs (F-7)

by Sophie Anderson

Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness) (F-8)

by Michelle Paver

The Book of Three (The Chronicles of Prydain) (F-10)

by Lloyd Alexander

A Wizard of Earthsea (F-11)

by Ursula Le Guin

Swallows and Amazons (F-15)

by Arthur Ransome

SilverFin (F-19)

by Charlie Higson

From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler (F-20)

by E L Konigsburg

The Sword in the Stone (F-22)

by T H White

The Wind in the Willows (F-24)

by Kenneth Grahame

Treasure Island (F-25)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Redwall (F-28)

by Brian Jacques

Level G

Z for Zachariah (G-1)

by Robert C O'Brien

Holes (G-2)

by Louis Sachar

The Yearling (G-4)

by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

The Old Man and the Sea (G-11)

by Ernest Hemingway

The Recruit (CHERUB) (G-12)

by Robert Muchamore

Scythe (G-14)

by Neal Shusterman

The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate Events) (G-17)

by Lemony Snicket

The Giver (G-18)

by Lois Lowry

Tales of the Greek Heroes (G-20)

by Roger Lancelyn Green

The Call of the Wild (G-24)

by Jack London

Moonfleet (G-26)

by J Meade Falkner

One Thousand and One Arabian Nights (G-27)

by Geraldine McCaughrean

Tomorrow, When the War Began (G-28)

by John Marsden

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (G-30)

by Mark Twain

Level H

The Thirty-Nine Steps (H-1)

by John Buchan

The Hobbit (H-3)

by J R R Tolkien

Across the Nightingale Floor (Tales of the Otori) (H-5)

by Lian Hearn

Kidnapped (H-10)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Northern Lights (His Dark Materials) (H-12)

by Philip Pullman

How I Live Now (H-20)

by Meg Rosoff

The Lost World (H-25)

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Around the World in Eighty Days (H-26)

by Jules Verne

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

by Jennifer Armstrong

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (H-30)

by Philip K Dick

Level I

Life of Pi (I-8)

by Yann Martel

Watership Down (I-9)

by Richard Adams

Cat's Cradle (I-12)

by Kurt Vonnegut

The Chrysalids (I-15)

by John Wyndham

The Time Machine (I-21)

by H G Wells

The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking) (I-23)

by Patrick Ness

Empire of the Sun (I-28)

by J G Ballard

Further Reading

Lord of the Flies (FR-1)

by William Golding

Nineteen Eighty-Four (FR-7)

by George Orwell

Into Thin Air (FR-9)

by Jon Krakauer

The Lord of the Rings (FR-11)

by J R R Tolkien

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty and Other Pieces (FR-14)

by James Thurber

The Three Musketeers (FR-20)

by Alexandre Dumas

Heart of Darkness (FR-26)

by Joseph Conrad

On the Road (FR-27)

by Jack Kerouac

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