CBSE Recommended Reading List

Here is the list of books recommended by CBSE under CCE to promote reading habit among children.
Majority of these books are available in our school library. Many of the ebooks can be download free.

Class V to VI

  • TheNoddy Series – Enid Blyton
  • Talesfrom Panchtantra
  • KaradiTales
  • TheYoungVisitorsDaisy Ashford
  • Thewind in the Willows-Kenneth Graham
  • TheTale of Mr. Tod- Beatrix Potter
  • Gulliver’sTravels- Jonathan Swift
  • TheFamous Five Series – Enid Blyton
  • TheHappy Prince – Oscar Wilde
  • Charlie and theChocolate Factory- RoaldDahl

For classes VII and VIII:

  1. The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain(Kindle version available for free download now)
  2. TheAdventures of Hucklebury Finn – Mark Twain (Kindle version available for free download now)
  3. Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
  4. Around the World in 80 Days– Jules Verne
  5. TheTime Machine– H.G. Wells  (9 version available for free download now)
  6. Harry Potter– The Series – J K Rowling
  7. Twenty Thousand Leagues under the sea– H.G. Wells
  8. Books by George Herriott
  9. TheCuriousCase of a Dog in the Nighttime– Alexander McCall Smith
  10. Stories by Roald Dahl

For classes IX and X

  1. Books by Agatha Christie
  2. Books by Arthur Conan Doyle
  3. TheRoom on the Roof– Ruskin Bond
  4. Little Women– Louisa May Alcott
  5. The Call of the Wild– Jack London
  6. Rebecca of Sunny brook Farm– Kate Douglas Wiggin (Kindle version available for free download now)
  7. The Canterville Ghost– Oscar Wilde
  8. The Great Grammatizator and other Stories– Roald Dahl
  9. SnappySurprises– Ruskin Bond
  10. Moby 8– Herman Melville
  11. Artemis Fowl series – Eoin Colfer
  12. Daddy Long Legs- Jean Webster
  13. School Stories by P.G. Wodehouse

For classes XI and XII

  1. FatherBrown– GK Chesterton  (Kindle version available for free now)
  2. Pay It Forward
  3. Uncle Tom’s cabin– Harriet Beeche Stowe
  4. To kill a Mocking Bird– Harper Lee
  5. Animal Farm– George Orwell
  6. Nineteen eighty four-George Orwell
  7. Short Story Collections By Indian Authors
  8. Books by Jane Austen(Kindle version available for free download now)
  9. Books by George Elliot
  10. Books by 7 Bronte (The Professoravailable free for Kindle now)
  11. Books by Emily Bronte
  12. Pickwick Papers- Charles Dickens
  13. The Diary of a Young Girl- Anne Frank
  14. Three men in a Boat- Jerome K Jerome
  15. My Family and Other Animals- Gerald Durrell
  16. Rosie is My Relative- Gerald Durrell
  17. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Other Books and Authors suggested by the Committee:

  1. Satyajeet Ray
  2. RK Narayan
  3. Sudha Murthy
  4. Ismat Chugtai
  5. Vikas Swaroop
  6. APJ Abdul Kalam
  7. Mark Twain
  8. Guy de Maupassant
  9. O’Henry