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The Reader Bookshelf

Paradise Lost, John Milton (Epic Poem)

The Other Side of You, Salley Vickers (Fiction)

Julius Caesar, Shakespeare (Play)

Wuthering Heights, Emily Bronte (Fiction)

Through the Corridors of Light, ed. John Denny (Poetry Anthology)

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Ancient)

Half of a Yellow Sun, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Fiction)

Gitanjali, Rabindranath Tagore (Poetry Collection)

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times, Katherine May (Non-Fiction)

Collected Stories, Anton Chekhov (Short Stories)

The Third Life of Grange Copeland, Alice Walker (Fiction)

Red Dust Road, Jackie Kay (Non-fiction)

The Reader's Children and Young People's Bookshelf

Glow, Ruth Forman & Geneva Bowers (Board Book, 0-3 years)

The House in the Night, Susan Swanson & Beth Krommes (Board Book, 0-3 years)

Found You, Devon Holzwarth (Children’s Picture Book, 2-6 years)

The Emperor’s New Clothes, Hans Christian Anderson (Children’s Picture Book, 5+)

The Dark, Lemony Snicket & Jon Klassen (Children’s Picture Book, 6-11 years)

From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea, Kai Cheng Thom, Wai-Yant Li and Kai Yum Ching (Children’s Picture Book, 3-8 years)

Rooftoppers, Katherine Rundell (Children & Young People’s Novel, 9-11 years)

A Glasshouse of Stars, Shirley Marr (Children & Young People’s Novel, 7-12 years)

The Colour of the Sun, David Almond (Children & Young People’s Novel, 12-15 years)

Everyone Sang: A poem for Every Feeling, Ed by William Seighart & Emily Sutton (Illustrated Poetry, All Ages)

The Star, Ann Taylor & Jane Taylor (Poetry, All from birth)

Somebody Give This Heart a Pen, Sophia Thakur (Young Adults’ Poetry Anthology, 14+)