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Popular books for 11-14-year-olds?

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Puffinity Thu 28-Apr-16 11:01:20

I'm starting my PGCE soon and have advised to catch up on books that are popular for KS3 kids to read. So far I have Sachar's Holes, Almond's Skellig, Morpurgo's Private Peaceful and Stone cold (can't remember the author) on my list. Any other suggestions?

Puffinity Thu 28-Apr-16 11:01:55

Have been advised...

Lilaclily Thu 28-Apr-16 11:04:01

Philip pullman northern lights
Terry Pratchett
Ds 12 just read a book called How To Be Invisible which was recommended by his teacher, I've forgotten the author, Tim Lott I think

BlueChampagne Thu 28-Apr-16 12:57:06

Popular with kids or with teachers ... you might want 2 lists!!

My Family and other Animals?

Sadik Thu 28-Apr-16 14:31:21

Do you want the books that non-readers read, or books that readers read? Can ask 14 y/o DD if it would be helpful (in yr 9, on the school library team so knows what everyone reads!).

I know the Youtuber books are very popular with non-readers - dd has mentioned them making displays with them to encourage more pupils into the library - and that there was steep competition over their copy of Girl Online.

schmalex Sat 30-Apr-16 07:05:23

Geek Girl by Holly Smale
The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson

bodiddly Sat 30-Apr-16 07:23:08

The maze runner series, the cherub
Series, the hunger games series are all popular.

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