Year 11 Reading List
English
Macbeth – Shakespeare Selection of sonnets – Shakespeare To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee 1984 – George Orwell
Science
Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare? by Paul A Colinvaux
How to Fossilise Your Hamster by Mick O’Hare
Art
Savage Messiah By HS Ede
Music
The Story of Music -Howard Goodall
The AB Guide to Music Theory – by Eric Taylor
How Music Works – David Byrne
How Music got Free – The Inventor, the music man and the Thief – by Stephen Witt.
PE
Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby
Technology
It’s disgusting & we ate it.  By James Solheim.
Nelly Nit pick . Kid food critic.   By Jamie Michalak. Upside down greats. By Jo franks
History
Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Geography
Natural Disasters and How We Cope by Robert Coenraads
Around the World in Eighty Days by Michael Palin
Read a quality newspaper once a week
 

RS, PSHE and Citizenship

  • Belief in God:
The life of Pi – Yann Marshall
The Alchemist – Paulo Coehlo
Sophies world – Jostein Gaarder
Go tell it on the mountain – James Baldwin
Crime and Punishment:
Junk – Melvin Burgess
Monster – Walter Dean Myers
Les Miserables – Victor Hugo
One day in the life of Ivan Denisovich – Alexander Solzhenitsyn
  • Community Cohesion:
Does my head look big in this? – Randa Abdel-Fattah
Gangsta Rap – Benjamin Zephaniah
Anita and me – Meera Syal
The Arrival- Shaun Tan
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  • Marriage and the Family:
The Member of the Wedding – Carson McCullers
Breathing Underwater – Alex Finn
Anna of the Five Towns – Arnold Bennett
The Scarlett Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
Matters of Life and Death:
Veronika Decides to Die – Paulo Coelho
The Fault in our Stars – John Green
Death Note – Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata
Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
Big Fish – Daniel Wallace
Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
Where There’s Smoke – Jodi Picoult 
  • Environmental and Medical:
My Sisters Keeper – Jodi Picoult
Pig Heart Boy – Malorie Blackman
Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
The Boy from Reactor 4 – Orest Stelmach
Blood Ties – Sophie McKenzie
The Handmaids Tale – Margeret Attwood
Flowers for Algernon- Daniel Keyes
  • Rights and Responsibilities:
The Wind Singer – William Nicholson
Survivors – Terry Nation
The Other Side of Truth – Beverly Naidoo
The Garbage King – Elizabeth Laird
Talking in Whispers – James Watson
The Wave – Rhue Morton
V is for Vendetta – Alan Moore
  • Peace and conflict:
Refugee Boy – Benjamin Zephaniah
Men in the Sun – Ghassan Kanafani
The Book Theif – Markus Zusak
Number the Stars – Lois Lowry
The Return of the Soldier – Rebecca West
Maus – Art Spiegelman
Artist in a Floating World – Kazuo Ishiguro French
Sarah’s Key byTatiana De Rosnay
Spanish
Incantation by Alice Hoffman
  ICT
Rebel Code by Glyn Moody.
Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges 
Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hoftstadter 
What the Dormouse Said by John Markoff 
Algorithms Unplugged, ed Vocking, 2011.
The Pattern on the Stone, Danny Hillis, 1999
Algorithmic Puzzles, Levitin & Levitin, 2011.
The Singularity is Near, Ray Kurzweil, 2006.
Code: The Hidden Language of Computer Hardware and Software, Charles Petzold, 2000.
Bebop To The Boolean Boogie , Clive ‘Max’ Maxfield,
Bit by Bit: Illustrated History of Computers, Stan Augarten
Hey, T (2014) The computing universe: a journey through a revolution.
Algorithms to live by: the computer science of human decisions. Christian and Griffiths
Maths
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Babylon Game by Katherine Roberts
100 Cupboards by ND Wilson
Sir Thomas Boteler Church of England High School by STB