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Mrs R’s Recommended Read

Stuck in a reading rut? Not sure what to read next? Try this!

Inspired by the English Language Paper 1 GCSE extract, this week I am recommending Life of Pi by Yann Martel.

After deciding to sell their zoo in India and move to Canada, Santosh and Gita Patel board a freighter with their sons and a few remaining animals. Tragedy strikes when a terrible storm sinks the ship, leaving the Patel’s teenage son, Pi, as the only human survivor. However, Pi is not alone; a fearsome Bengal tiger has also found refuge aboard the lifeboat. As days turn into weeks and weeks drag into months, Pi and the tiger must learn to trust each other if both are to survive.

Reading age = 12+

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