Level 2 / Year 12

FICTION

  • About a boy by Nick Hornby
  • After the first death by Robert Cormier
  • The alchemist by Paul Coelho
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • Banquo's son by T.K. Roxborogh - revenge, betrayal, loyalty, love, obligations
  • The bean trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Before I die by Jenny Downham - terminal illness
  • The bonesetter's daughter by Amy Tan
  • The book thief by Marcus Zusak - holocaust, growing up, survival
  • Bootleg by Alex Shearer
  • Catcher in the rye by J D Salinger
  • Closed, stranger by Kate de Goldi (NZ)
  • Collected stories by Patricia Grace (NZ)
  • The color purple by Alice Walker
  • Cousins by Patricia Grace (NZ)
  • The crush by Scott Monk
  • Cry Freedom by John Briely
  • The Da Vinci code by Dan Brown - mystery, intrigue, religion
  • Dogside story by Patricia Grace (NZ)
  • Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox (NZ)
  • Ender's game by Orson Scott Card - dystopia, deception
  • The fault in our stars by John Green - terminal illness
  • Ganglands by Maureen McCarthy
  • The girl with the dragon tattoo by Steig Larsson
  • I am David by Ann Holm - hope, belonging, survival, prejudice
  • In my father's den by Maurice Gee (NZ)
  • Iti Te Kopara - the Bellbird is small by Apirana Taylor
  • Jessica by Bryce Courtenay
  • The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
  • Junk by Melvin Burgess
  • To kill a mockingbird by Harper Lee - court case, racism, justice
  • The killer's cousin by Nancy Werlin
  • The kite runner by Khaled Hosseini - redemption, tolerance, cruelty, rescue, betrayal, prejudice
  • Krystna's story : a Polish refugee's journey by Halina Ogonowska-Coates
  • The lake at the end of the world by Caroline MacDonald
  • Life of Pi : a novel by Yann Martel
  • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • Love and other excuses by Jane Westaway
  • The lovely bones by Alice Sebold - supernatural, justice, murder
  • Malarkey by Keith Gray
  • The memory keeper's daughter by Kim Edwards
  • The messenger by Markus Zusak
  • Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones (NZ)
  • Mistik lake by Martha Brooks
  • My sisters keeper by Jodi Picoult
  • Night swimming by Emma Neale
  • No country for old men by Cormac, McCarthy
  • No shame, no fear by Ann Turnbull
  • Noughts and crosses by Malorie Blackman
  • Once were warriors by Alan Duff (NZ)
  • One flew over the cuckoo's nest by Ken Kesey
  • One in the life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzehnitsyn (trans. H.T. Willets)
  • Owls do cry by Janet Frame (NZ)
  • Paper towns by John Green
  • The prodigal summer by Barbara Kingsolver
  • Purple hibiscus : a novel by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Queen Kat Carmel & St Jude get a life by Maureen McCarthy
  • Red rabbit by Tom Clancy
  • The red tent by Anita Diamant
  • The road by Cormac McCarthy - survival, parent/child relationships, hope
  • Saving Francesca by Melina McCarthy
  • The secret life of bees by Sue Monk Kidd
  • The shipping news by Annie Proulx
  • Skin and other stories by Roald Dahl
  • The sky people and other stories by Patricia Grace (NZ)
  • Smashed by Mandy Hagar (NZ)
  • Smith's dream by C.K. Stead (NZ)
  • Stoner and Spaz by Ron Koertg
  • A swift pure cry by Siobhan
  • A thousand splendid suns by Kaled Hosseini - abuse, belonging, prejudice
  • Tides of Kawhia by Tom O'Connor
  • Walkabout by James Vance Marshall
  • Wild swans by Jung Chang
  • The wind singer by William Nicholson
  • Wuthering heights by Emily Bronte
  • Z for Zachariah by Robert O'Brien