TGS 50 Book Challenge

We are pleased to announce the TGS 50. It is a list of 50 books selected by the school to expand your boundaries, enhance your vocabulary, make you more knowledgeable and take you to the limits of your imagination.

The Challenge – Can you read all 50 before you leave TGS?

The Rewards

  • 5 books – 10 merits
  • 15 books – 15merits
  • 25 books – 50 merits
  • 30 books – 70 merits
  • Full TGS 50 – 100 merits

Title Author
1 1984 Orwell George
2 Animal Farm Orwell George
3 Cider with Rosie Lee Laurie
4 Dracula Stoker Bram
5 Farenheit 451 Bradbury Ray
6 Flowers in the Attic Andrews Virginia
7 Gone with the Wind Mitchell Margaret
8 Great Expectations Dickens Charles
9 King Rat Clavell James
10 Little Women Alcott Louisa May
11 On the Road Kerouac Jack
12 One Flew over the Cuckoos Nest Kesey Ken
13 Parades End Ford Ford Madox
14 Pride and Prejudice Austen Jane
15 Tess of the d’Urbervilles Hardy Thomas
16 The Diary of Anne Frank Frank Anne
17 The Grapes of Wrath Steinbach John
18 The Help Stockett Kathryn
19 The Hobbit Tolkein JRR
20 The Life of Pi Martel Yann
21 The Lord of the Rings trilogy Tolkein JRR
22 The Secret Garden Burnett Frances Hodgson
23 To Kill a Mockingbird Lee Harper
24 Wild Swans Chang Jung
25 Wuthering Heights Bronte Emily
26 Before I Die Downham Jenny
27 The Graveyard Book Gaiman Neil
28 Mates Dates Series Hopkins Cathy
29 Goodnight Mr Tom Magorian Michelle
30 Harry Potter Series Rowling J K
31 Heidi Spyri Joanna
32 Huckleberry Finn Twain Mark
33 Kensukes Kingdom Morpurgo Michael
34 Lionboy Corder Zizou
35 Lord of the Flies Golding William
36 Skellig Almond David
37 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas Boyne John
38 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Haddon Mark
39 The H I V E Series Walden Mark
40 The Hunger Games trilogy Collins Suzanne
41 The Journey to the River Sea Thomas Hugh
42 The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe Lewis CS
43 The London Eye Mystery Dowd Siobhan
44 The Silver Sword Serraillier Ian
45 The Story of Tracy Beaker Wilson Jacqueline
46 The Half Bad Trilogy Sally Green
47 Treasure Island Stevenson Robert Louis
48 Twilight Meyer Stephanie
49 War Horse Morpurgo Michael
50 The Book Thief Markus Zuzak

For more information please speak to your form tutor.


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