GT Recommended Reading List for 2018-2019

For Grade 3 to Grade 5

  1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain
  2. The Blue Sword by Robin McKinley* (fantasy)
  3. Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine* (fantasy)
  4. The Dark is Rising Series by Susan Cooper (fantasy)
  5. Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift (fantasy, travel)
  6. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (travel, survival)
  7. The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald* (fantasy)
  8. Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott (historical fiction)
  9. Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens* (realism)
  10. The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas* (adventure)

For Grade 6 to Grade 8

  1. Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen
  2. The Abolition of Man, by C. S. Lewis
  3. Politics and the English Language, by George Orwell
  4. War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
  5. The Hound of the Baskervilles, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  6. The Time Machine, H.G. Wells
  7. Frankenstein, Mary Shelley