Reading Recommendations

LGS Summer Reading Challenge

  1. Read the assigned book for your year group

Year 8The History Keepers: the storm begins (Bk 1) by Damien Dibben. (RL 6)

Year 9Gold Rush by Geraldine McCaughrean (RL 6.5)

Year 10Tunnels by Roderick Gordon (RL 7)

  • Year 8 Winner: Philip Carten & Eve Wallace
  • Year 9 Winner: Tiana O’Kane
  • Year 10 Winner: Daniel Devenney
  • Read-a-book:

    Pupil recommendations for books they have read this year from the LGS Library:

    Book Title, Author & Reading Level Recommended by:
    Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snickett  (RL 6.5) Logan Ferguson
    Girl Online by Zoe Sugg  (RL 5.5) Kasey Cooke
    Geek Girl by Holly Smale  (RL 5.3) Lauren McShane
    Mortal Chaos by Matt Dickinson (RL 6.4) Max Loughery
    Pawn of Prophecy by David Eddings  (RL 5.9) Kyle McGillivray
    H.I.V.E. series by Mark Walden RL (6.8-7.5) James Doherty
    Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy  (RL 5-5.5) Brandon Buttress


    Year 8 Recommended Reading List

    Read On Events

    Several events take place each year to promote literacy and reading including:

    Reading Programme years 8- 10:

    Reading 1 book per month and completing tasks from the programme


    Organised by Mrs J McLaughlin in March every year for years 8-10 as a fundraiser for Clic Sargent NI. This year just over £3,500 was raised.

    Book Fair:

    Organised by Mrs S Farmer and the English department in March 2017 and run from the Library AV room. This was well supported by years 8 and 9