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Summer Reading Challenge – Recommended Reading

Summer Reading Challenge 2022 – Recommended Reading List

As you know, this summer we are holding a reading challenge asking students to read a title that matches each of the below prompts:

  • Read a memoir
  • Read something by an Irish author
  • Read a science fiction novel
  • Read a spy/detective novel
  • Read an award winning book
  • Read a historical fiction novel
  • Ask someone for a book recommendation and read it
  • Read a book featuring royalty
  • Read a book featuring magic or magical realism

Students who create a reading list which records each book they’ve read that matches the above will receieve a prize! One book might match multiple prompts. As long as read materials match, they’re applicable to the challenge.

How to Enter

Deadline for reading lists will be announced closer to September. Reading lists can be given to Ms. Curtin in the library or emailed to

It can be hard to find materials that match reading prompts, particularly if it is not a genre or kind of book you’d normally read. To assist students finding novels that might be of interest to them, we have created the following list of recommended reading titles as well as online platforms to find additional recommendations. We hope this list helps.

Recommended Reads

Reading Websites

Additional Information

For more reading lists, take a look at the updated library reading lists which are sorted by year group and themes. These are available to view on the following page: Recommended Reading Lists.

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