St. Mary's

Literary Canon

Students will begin their St Mary’s Literary Canon reading journey when they join us in Year 7. During afternoon reading time, students read with their form tutor and form group. The book lists can be found below. 

Book list

Our current Literary Canon book list consists of the following:

After The First Death
After The First Death

by Robert Cormier

Coram Boy
Coram Boy

By Jamila Gavin

I Am Malala
I Am Malala

by Christina Lamb and Malala Yousafzai

Letters of Note

by various authors

Notes From A Small Island
Notes From A Small Island

by Bill Bryson

Peter Pan
Peter PAn

By James Matthew Barrie

To Kill A Mockingbird
To Kill A Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Book Thief
The Book Thief

by Markus Zusak

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

by Mark Hudson

The Diary of Anne Frank
The Diary of Anne FRANK

By Anne Frank

Mark's Gospel
The Gospel

According to Mark

The Help
The Help

by Kathryn Stockett

The Hobbit
The Hobbit

by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book

by Rudyard Kipling

The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man And The Sea

By Ernest Hemingway

You Are Awesome
You Are Awesome

by Matt Syed