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Level 2

If (series) and or (author) are detailed - any book in the series and/or by the author is appropriate.

FICTION
A Swift Pure Cry Dowd, Siobhan Teenage pregnancy, poverty, grief, lies, secrets
A Thousand Splendid Suns Khaled Hosseini abuse, belonging, prejudice, 
A Time To Kill John Grisham (author) justice, revenge, tolerance, racism
Bad Luck and Trouble Lee Childs (author) crime, justice, mystery, murder, 
Banquo’s Son Roxborogh T. K (series) revenge, betrayal, loyalty, love, obligations
Before I die Downham, Jenny terminal illness, 
Break no bones Reichs, Kathy (author) Crime, murder, mystery,
Chalkline Mitchell, Jane child soldiers, violence,
Come Clean Paddock, Terri addiction, bullying, friendship, abuse, grief, corruption
Compulsion Tania Roxborogh (NZ) 
Cuckoo in the Nest Michelle Magorian prejudice parent / child relationships
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time Mark Haddon disability, autism, family relationships,
Death Du Jour Reichs, Kathy (author) Crime, murder, mystery,
heroine, Identity, belonging, courage, corruption, dystopia, prejudice, 
Dune HERBERT, Frank Science Fiction,
Ender's game Orson Scott Card dystopia, deception, hero, war, 
Falling Anne Provost 
Game of Thrones Martin, George cruelty, death, war, politics, magic, mystery, romance, 
Genesis Bernard Beckett (NZ) Apocalyptic, deception,
The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Larsson, Steig murder, crime, serial killer, thriller, heroine,
In my Father's Den Maurice Gee (NZ) murder, religion, mental illness, violence, 
Lovely Bones Alice Sebold supernatural, justice, murder, 
Mice Reece, Gordon, Bullying, murder, revenge, 
My Sister's Keeper Jodi Picoult (author) organ donor, court case, deception,
Nothing to lose Lee Childs (author) suspense, conspiracy, hero, justice,
Out of shadows Wallace, Jason colonialism, historical, racism, political, bullying,
Persuader Lee Childs (author) crime, suspense, drugs, murder, justice,
Red cliff Beckett, Bernard (NZ) belonging, identity, peer pressure, 
Shadow Girl Larking, John survival, child abuse, runaway, courage, homeless, street kid,
Smashed Mandy Hagar (NZ) 
Snow Falling on Cedars Guterson, David war, prejudice, justice, Murder, mystery, love
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak Holocaust, growing up, survival
Stoner and Spaz Ron Koertg disabilities, friendship, drugs abuse, 
The Crossing Hager, Mandy dystopia, survival, control, deception
The Crush Scot Monk
The Davinci Code Brown, Dan (series and author) Mystery, intrigue, religion,
The Hard Way Lee Childs (author) crime, justice, hero, murder, kidnapping,
The Horse Whisperer Nicholas Evans survival, rescue, healing
The Innocent Posie Graeme-Evans (series) love, honour, deception,
The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini redemption, tolerance, cruelty, rescue, betrayal, prejudice
The Pesthouse Grace, Jim survival, dystopia, plague, 
The Quickie Patterson, John revenge, murder, thriller, suspense, adultery, crime 
The Raging Quiet JORDAN, Sheryl (NZ) prejudice, tolerance, cruelty, hope, disabilities,
The Road Cormack McCarthy survival, parent/child relationships, hope
The Strain Hogan, Chuck horror, plague, murder, survival,
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee court case, racism, justice,
Tripwire Lee Childs (author) crime, hero, revenge, justice, murder, mystery 


NON FICTION – Biographies, Level 2 (7)
If (series) and or (author) are detailed - any book in the series and/or by the author is appropriate.
Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt poverty, prejudice,
Bent not broken Lauren Roche (NZ) runaway, abuse, addiction, ambition, 
Bite of the Mango Kamara, Mariatu et al. courage, resilience, hope, war, amputee, survival
Chinese Cinderella : The story of an unwanted daughter Mah, Adeline Yeh abandonment, ambition, belonging, 
Desert Flower Waris Dirie – (series) runaway, ambition, survival, hope 
Into the wild Jon Krakauer survival, belonging
Laff A Friendship John Boyle friendship,
Sickened Julie Gregory illness, deception,
Sleepers Carcaterra, Lorenzo child abuse, revenge, friendship,

 

 

Level 3

If (series) and or (author) are detailed - any book in the series and/or by the author is appropriate.
FICTION
A Painted House John Grisham (author) poverty, courage, deception, prejudice
A swift pure cry Dowd, Siobhan courage, redemption, family relationships,
A Time To Kill John Grisham (author) justice, revenge, tolerance, racism,
Angels Fall Nora Roberts mystery, murder, crime victim, romance, suspense
Beach Music Pat Conroy redemption, deception, regret,
Cross Stitch Gabaldon, Diana (author) love, hate, courage, honour, historical, loyalty, violence,
Cuckoo in the Nest Michelle Magorian prejudice parent/child relationships
I am David Holm, Ann hope, belonging, survival, prejudice,
Jessica Bryce Courtenay (author) justice, murder, courage, racism, historical, 
Mice Gordon Reece bullying, courage, murder, survival,
Mister Pip Lloyd Jones growing up, survival, war,
Once Were Warriors Alan Duff (NZ) violence, domestic abuse, regret,
Redemption Blues Tim Griggs redemption, regret, fame, family,
Sing You Home Picoult, Jody (author) Gay rights, marriage, divorce, relationships, Family, Friendship, 
The Good Thief Tinti, Hannah Abandoned, crime, growing up, belonging, Corruption, survival,
Out of Shadows Wallace, Jason bullying, racism, friendship, violence, gangs, power, suffering,
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak Holocaust, growing up, survival
The Bronze Horseman Simons, Paulina historical, war, love, Russia, 
The Horse Whisperer Nicholas Evans survival, rescue, courage
The Last Child John Hart deception, neglect, abuse, hope,
The Last Ride Thomas EIDSON redemption, rescue
The lovely bones Alice Sebold murder, supernatural, grief, justice,
The Power of One Bryce Courtenay survival, belonging, courage, prejudice
The Road Cormack McCarthy dystopia, survival, hope
The Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk, Kidd prejudice, abuse, abandonment, belonging
The Weta Shed Brian Mossman (NZ) child abuse, revenge, belonging,
Wolf of the Plains Iggulden, Conn (series) love, loyalty, honour, courage, survival, betrayal, leadership, war,

NON FICTION – Biographies, Level 3 (8)
If (series) and or (author) are detailed - any book in the series and/or by the author is appropriate.
Angela's Ashes Frank McCourt poverty, prejudice,
April’s Fools Day Bryce Courtenay illness, addiction, hope,
Broken Shy Keenan child abuse, hope, 
Goodbye Sarajevo : A true story of courage, love and survival Reid, Atka and Hana Schofield 
courage, love, survival, redemption, kindness, war,
Not Without my Daughter Betty Mahmoudy rescue, survival, prejudice,
Sickened Julie Gregory mental illness, deception,
Signor Kiwi F.N. Millar (NZ) War, prisoner of war, escape, resistance, bravery, survival, hero,
Sold Zana Muhsen slavery, belonging, prejudice, kidnapping, abuse, 
The Blindside Michael Lewis poverty, belonging, ambition, 
The Color of Water James McBride racism, memoirs,
This Barren Rock Sylvie Haisman survival,
To Calm My Dreams : Surviving Auschwitz Tyminski, Kazimierz survival, courage, war, holocaust, evil, 
concentration camp, prisoner, persecution, 
Torn Apart James Patterson illness, disabilities, hope, addiction,

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