Year 9


War Horse by Michael Morpurgo

Remembrance by Theresa Breslin

Private Peaceful Michael Morpurgo

All Quiet on the Western Front

Exploring History Student Book 3 : Trenches, Treaties and Terror By Rees, tomlin and Bircher


Bloody brilliant women by Cathy Newman

Things a Bright Girl can do by Sally Nicholls

Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary by Anita Anand

Women's Suffrage: The Short History of a Great Movement Kindle Edition by Millicent Garrett Fawcett

Life under the Nazis and WW2

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada

Empire of the Sun by JG Ballard

The diary of Anne Frank

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

Sophie Scholl and the White Rose by Annette Eberly Dumbach and Jud Newborn

Cold War

Stasiland by Anna Funder

Animal Farm by George Orwell

Civil Rights

The secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Noughts and Crosses Series by Malorie Blackman

Black and British: A short essential History David Olusoga

Windrush Child Book by Benjamin Zephaniah

Hidden Figures Margot Lee Shetterly

The Help

Liberalisation of Society

Boys Don't Cry - Malorie Blackman

Alex as Well - Alyssa Brugman

The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky

Freakboy - Kristin Elizabeth Clark

Hollow Pike - Juno Dawson

Will Grayson, Will Grayson - John Green & David Levithan

Two Boys Kissing - David Levithan

The Color Purple - Alice Walker

Orlando - Virginia Woolf.



Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Medicine Through Time, C1250-Present: Student Book (Edexcel GCSE History (9-1)) by Hilary Stark

Medicine & Health Through Time: an SHP Development Study by Schools History Project, Ian Dawson,

Germany 1918-48

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939 Student Book library edition by John Child

1984 by George Orwell

The story of a polish exile by Witold Kaswicki

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History Weimar and Nazi Germany, 1918-1939 (EDEXCEL GCSE HISTORY (9-1)) by John Child

The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich by William L Shirer

Under Fire: Black Britain in Wartime 1939–45 by Mr Stephen Bourne

Decolonization: A Very Short Introduction by Dane Kennedy

British America

Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History British America, 1713-1783: empire and revolution Student Book (EDEXCEL GCSE HISTORY (9-1)) by Simon Davis

Women Heroes of the American Revolution by Susan Casey

Watch Hamilton the Musical on Netflix, or listen on spotify

Pirates and Privateers in the 18th Century By Mike Rendell

A Level

French revolution

Oxford AQA History: A Level and AS Component 2: France in Revolution 1774-1815 (Oxford A Level History for AQA) by Sally Waller

The Oxford History of the French Revolution By William Doyle

The French Revolution Lefebvre

Reflections on the Revolution in France by Edmunds Burke


D Farr, Stuart Britain and the crisis of Monarchy 1603-1702

O Bullock, My Revision Notes: AQA AS/A-level History: Stuart Britain and the Crisis of Monarchy, 1603-1702

William III Peter Claydon

White King: the tragedy of Charles I by Leanda de Lisle

Civil Rights

Access to History: Civil Rights in the USA 1865–1992 for OCR Second Edition by Nicholas Fellows

Access to History: Civil Rights and Race Relations in the USA 1850–2009 for Pearson Edexcel Second Editionby Vivienne Sanders

OCR A Level History A: Civil Rights in the USA 1865-1992 by David Paterson

Edexcel A Level History, Paper 3: Civil rights and race relations in the USA, 1850-2009 Student Book + ActiveBook (Edexcel GCE History 2015) by Derrick Murphy

Social Media Suggestions

Crash Course History on YouTube

In our Time Podcast

Dan Snow’s History Hit Podcast