Year 10

The tutor reading programme was set up to keep teenagers reading and accessing quality texts and stories from different cultures, transitions and time periods. These novels selected for their grittier more adult themes to keep young adults engaged. All titles are available as class sets or whole year group quantities.

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1984

1984

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. Winston Smith has always been a dutiful citizen of Oceania, rewriting history to meet the demands of the Ministry of Truth. But with each lie that he writes, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 344
  • MBE Code : 431
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1984

1984

Acclaimed to be one of Britain’s most popular novels, George Orwell’s creation of 1984 is set in a society which is terrorised by a totalitarian ideology, that is cultivated by “The Party.” Winston Smith works for the Ministry of Truth in ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 336
  • MBE Code : 164
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A Thousand Splendid Suns

A Thousand Splendid Suns

Mariam is only fifteen when she is sent to Kabul to marry Rasheed. Nearly two decades later, a friendship grows between Mariam and a local teenager, Laila, as strong as the ties between mother and daughter. When the Taliban take over, life becomes a ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 432
  • MBE Code : 345
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Ace Of Spades

Ace Of Spades

Hello, Niveus High. It's me. Who am I? That's not important. All you need to know is...I'm here to divide and conquer. - AcesWelcome to Niveus Private Academy, where money paves the hallways, and the students are never less than perfect. Until now. ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 470
  • MBE Code : 513
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All That's Left In The World

All That’s Left In The World

When the Superflu wipes out most of the population, Jamie finds himself completely alone in a cabin in the woods - until an injured stranger crosses his path. Life is dangerous now and, armed with a gun, Jamie goes to pull the trigger. But there's...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 354
  • MBE Code : 542
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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others. When the ill-treated animals of Manor Farm rebel against their master Mr Jones and take over the farm, they start to believe in a life of freedom and equality for all. But slowly, the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 116
  • MBE Code : 430
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Animal Farm

Animal Farm

'All animals are equal - but some are more equal than others' First published on August 17th 1945 by George Orwell, being refused by publisher after publisher, his simple, tragic fable has since become a world-famous classic. Animal farm is the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 120
  • MBE Code : 107
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Anita & Me

Anita & Me

The debut novel from the award-winning screenwriter of Bhaji on the Beach. The title of Anita & Me reflects on the character of nine-year-old Meena, growing up in the only Punjabi family, surrounded in the Black Country mining village of ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 336
  • MBE Code : 205
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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When they meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the two loners start spending time together, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 379
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Birthday

Birthday

Meet Eric and Morgan. Born on the same day, at the same time, in the same place.They’ve always shared this one day together, but as they grow up they begin to grow apart. Everyone expects Eric to get a football scholarship, but no one knows he’s ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 312
  • MBE Code : 463
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Bog Child

Bog Child

Digging for peat in the mountain with his Uncle Tally, Fergus finds the body of a child, and it looks like she's been murdered. As Fergus tries to make sense of the mad world around him - his brother on hunger-strike in prison, his growing feelings ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 336
  • MBE Code : 361
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Boy Kills Man

Boy Kills Man

Nothing is more unsettling in this world than a kid with a gun... On the streets of Medellin, Colombia, actions speak louder than words, and the rule of the bandidos is the only law worth listening to. Like most kids of their age, Shorty and ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 144
  • MBE Code : 391
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Brighton Rock

Brighton Rock

A gang war is raging through the dark underworld of Brighton. Seventeen-year-old Pinkie, malign and ruthless, has killed a man. Believing he can escape retribution, he is unprepared for the courageous, life-embracing Ida Arnold. Greene's gripping ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 288
  • MBE Code : 368
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Crossing The Line

Crossing The Line (Shortlisted For The Yoto Carnegie Medal 2024)

'Do you feel safe?' A powerful novel exploring how teenagers can be swept up into county lines. Erik's life has been falling apart ever since his dad died. Homework and being good at school stop feeling important when you're the new man of the ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 368
  • MBE Code : 580
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Cuts Both Ways

Cuts Both Ways

London is everything to Cynthia, so when her parents move her to a place where there is only one bus an hour and the faint smell of horse manure continuously permeates the air, it's a culture shock, to say the least. As is transitioning to a private ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 667
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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

Guy Montag is a fireman. His job is to burn books, which are forbidden, being the source of all discord and unhappiness. Even so, Montag is unhappy; there is discord in his marriage. Are books hidden in his house? The Mechanical Hound of the Fire ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 172
  • MBE Code : 425
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Flowers For Algernon

Flowers For Algernon

The classic novel about a daring experiment in human intelligence Charlie Gordon, IQ 68, is a floor sweeper and the gentle butt of everyone's jokes - until an experiment in the enhancement of human intelligence turns him into a genius. But then ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 224
  • MBE Code : 405
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Guard Your Heart (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Guard Your Heart (Carnegie Shortlisted 2022)

Boy meets girl on the Northern Irish border.Derry. Summer 2016. Aidan and Iona, now eighteen, were both born on the day of the Northern Ireland peace deal.Aidan is Catholic, Irish, and Republican. With his ex-political prisoner father gone and his ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 296
  • MBE Code : 450
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Heartbreak Boys

Heartbreak Boys

At the start of summer, Jack and Nate find themselves dumped as their respective exes, Dylan and Tariq, start up a new relationship together. Not only that, their exes start posting pics on social media, showing the whole world how fabulous their ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 405
  • MBE Code : 464
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Homers Odyssey

Homer’s Odyssey

Originally commissioned for BBC Radio, Simon Armitage recasts Homer's epic as a series of dramatic dialogues. His version bristles with the economy, wit and guile that we have come to expect from one of the most individual voices of his generation.
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 272
  • MBE Code : 686
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I Am Legend

I Am Legend

An acclaimed SF novel about vampires. The last man on earth is not alone ... Robert Neville is the last living man on Earth ... but he is not alone. Every other man, woman and child on the planet has become a vampire, and they are hungry for ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 176
  • MBE Code : 365
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I Am Thunder

I Am Thunder

I Am Thunder is the Branford Boase Award-winning debut YA novel which questions how far you'll go to stand up for what you believe. Fifteen-year-old Muzna Saleem is used to being invisible. So no one is more surprised than her when Arif Malik, the...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 320
  • MBE Code : 407
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I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle is the diary of Cassandra Mortmain, which tells of her extraordinary family and their crumbling castle home. Cassandra's father was once a famous writer, but now he mainly reads detective novels while his family slide into ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 592
  • MBE Code : 384
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Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre

This gothic infused masterpiece includes explosive passion, dark secrets and acclaimed to be one of the greatest love stories of all time. Jane Eyre tells the journey of a humble, plain governess who falls deeply in love with the dashing gentleman, ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 624
  • MBE Code : 143
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Life of Pi

Life of Pi

One boy, one boat, one tiger... After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, a solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild blue Pacific. The only survivors from the wreck are a sixteen-year-old boy named Pi, a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a ...
  • Book Cover : Paperback
  • Number Of Pages : 352
  • MBE Code : 335
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