Lukudiplomi

Läsdiplom

Reading diploma

ДИПЛОМ ЧИТАТЕЛЯ

ENGLISH READING DIPLOMA 4 (GRADES 7-9)

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To gain the diploma read eight (8) books from the list. Try to find titles from different categories. If you can't find suitable books, ask an adult to help you. The grade recommendations are for guidance only, not a strict rule. If you can find the titles as audio books, you can also listen to some of them.


Fantasy and scifi worlds


The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

Adams, Douglas

The hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy

180 sivua.

HelMet!

Everything was ordinary for Arthur Dent until his house got demolished and soon after Earth as well. His best friend has just announced that he's an alien and now they are hurtling through space with nothing but their towels and innocuous-looking book...

Darkest powers series

Armstrong, Kelley

Darkest powers series

390 sivua.

HelMet!

YA All Chloe Saunders wants is a life like any normal teenager – the chance to get through school, make friends, and maybe meet a boy. But when she starts seeing ghosts, she knows that life will never be the same again.

The Grisha trilogy

Bardugo, Leigh

The Grisha trilogy

305 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Alina Starkov has never been good at anything. But when her regiment is attacked, Alina reveals a dormant power that could change everything…

Six of Crows series

Bardugo, Leigh

Six of Crows series

494 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Kaz Brekker is a criminal prodigy and he has been offered wealth beyond his wildest dreams. He just needs to pull off a seemingly impossible heist…

Magisterium series

Black, Holly

Magisterium series

295 sivua.

HelMet!

Most kids would do anything to pass the Iron Trial. Not Callum Hunt. He wants to fail.

The Selection series

Cass, Kiera

The Selection series

327 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Thirty-five beautiful girls. Thirty-five beautiful rivals!

Moondust

Fowler, Gemma

Moondust

287 sivua.

HelMet!

YA The Moon has been colonized. Earth is torn apart by war and energy crisis. What will happen to poster girl Aggie when she learns more about the world she’s living in?

Rebel of the sands series

Hamilton, Alwyn

Rebel of the sands series

358 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Dustwalk is Amani's home. The desert sand is in her bones. But she wants to escape. More than a want. A need.

The Howl series

Jones, Diana Wynne

The Howl series

301 sivua.

HelMet!

"How about making a bargain with me?" said the demon. "I'll break your spell if you agree to break this contact I'm under."

Throne of glass series

Maas, Sarah J.

Throne of glass series

432 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Meet Celaena Sardothien. Beautiful. Deadly. Destined for greatness.

The summoner series

Matharu, Taran

The summoner series

390 sivua.

HelMet!

YA When Fletcher discovers that he has the ability to summon demons from another world, he travels to Adept Military Academy. There Fletcher is trained in the art of summoning and put through grueling training to fight against orcs...

The Lunar Chronicles series

Meyer, Marissa

The Lunar Chronicles series

390 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Cinder is a sixteen-year-old cyborg, being a cyborg does have its benefits. But on the downside she is considered a technological mistake by most of society and a burden by her stepmother.

The rest of us just live here

Ness, Patrick

The rest of us just live here

344 sivua.

HelMet!

Mikey is just an ordinary guy that isn’t supposed ti fight zombies or whatever the heck this new this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?

Nimona

Stevenson, Noelle

Nimona

266 sivua.

HelMet!

Comic. Nimona is an impulsive young shapeshifter with a knack for villainy. Lord Ballister Blackheart is a villain with a vendetta. As sidekick and supervillain, Nimona and Lord Blackheart are about to wreak some serious havoc.

Book of Lies

Terry, Teri

Book of Lies

427 sivua.

HelMet!

YA They are trapped, frozen. Waiting. Straining against the wood that holds them.

The time-traveling fashionista series

Turetsky, Bianca

The time-traveling fashionista series

262 sivua.

HelMet!

What if a beautiful vintage dress could take you back in time?

Uglies Trilogy

Westerfeld, Scott

Uglies Trilogy

425 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Tally is turning 16 soon and she can’t wait as she’ll be operated to become pretty. But then her friend skips town and Tally’s life gets complicated…

The suspense is killing me


City of saints & thieves

Anderson, Natalie C.

City of saints & thieves

401 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother's murder but uncovering startling secrets...

Anna dressed in blood

Blake, Kendare

Anna dressed in blood

369 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Just your average boy-meets-girl, girl-kills-people story.

Don't turn around

Gagnon, Michelle

Don't turn around

310 sivua.

HelMet!

YA After waking up on an operating table with no memory of how she got there, Noa must team up with computer hacker Peter to stop a corrupt corporation with a deadly secret.

You killed me!

Gray, Keith

You killed me!

77 sivua.

HelMet!

There's a dead man at the end of Toby's bed. He says that Toby killed him. Did he?

Witching legacy series

Jarvis, Robin

Witching legacy series

277 sivua.

HelMet!

Something is brewing in the town of Whitby. To best friends Lil and Verne, it just seems like a particularly bad storm. But Cherry Cerise fears that it's not...

We were liars

Lockhart, E.

We were liars

227 sivua.

HelMet!

YA We are the Liars. We are beautiful, privileged and live a life of carefree luxury. We are cracked and broken.

Goblins and ghosties : stories of darkness from around the world

Pearson, Maggie

Goblins and ghosties : stories of darkness from around the world

152 sivua.

HelMet!

Collection of traditional tales and legends that brings together stories from all over the world. Watch out for things that go bump in the night...

The saga of Darren Shan series

Shan, Darren

The saga of Darren Shan series

HelMet!

Comic. Darren goes to a freak show with his friend. It's the gothic Cirque du Freak where weird, half human/half animals appear and interact with the audience.

Trollhunters

Toro , Guillermo del

Trollhunters

322 sivua.

HelMet!

Jim Sturges is a typical teen and lives in sleepy town. Everything changes when a 45-year-old mystery resurfaces and threatens the lives of everyone in his town…

See how they lie

Wallman, Sue

See how they lie

312 sivua.

HelMet!

YA All’s not well at the Hummingbird Creek wellness resort. No one can see in. No one can get out...

Life’s ups and downs


A poem for every night of the year

A poem for every night of the year

HelMet!

This is a magnificent collection of 366 poems compiled by Allie Esiri, one to share for every night of the year. The poems - together with introductory paragraphs - have a link to the date on which they appear.

Little Women

Alcott, Louisa May

Little Women

368 sivua.

HelMet!

Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there's tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there's Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Together they are the March sisters.

Adulthood is a myth

Andersen, Sarah

Adulthood is a myth

109 sivua.

HelMet!

Comic. Do you love networking to advance your career? Is adulthood an exciting new challenge for which you feel fully prepared? Ugh. Please go away.

This beats perfect

Denton, Rebecca

This beats perfect

325 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Even though Amelie has impeccable taste in music, she somehow finds herself backstage at the Keep’s only UK gig. She expects to hate being there with the boyband, but she feels a grudging respect…

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Green, John

Will Grayson, Will Grayson

308 sivua.

HelMet!

YA One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, teenager Will Grayson crosses paths with...

To all the boys I've loved before

Han, Jenny

To all the boys I've loved before

355 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Sixteen-year-old Lara Jean has written a love letter to all the boys she has ever loved. One day the letters get accidentally mailed and Lara Jean’s love life gets complicated…

Finding Audrey

Kinsella, Sophie

Finding Audrey

279 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Aubrey suffers from an anxiety disorder. She’s unable to leave the house or even take off her dark glasses. With the help of therapy and the friendship of her brother’s friend Linus she starts slowly to get better.

Finnish nightmares : a different kind of social guide to Finland

Korhonen, Karoliina

Finnish nightmares : a different kind of social guide to Finland

91 sivua.

HelMet!

Comic. Finnish Nightmares is a book about what it is like to be a Finn in social occasions. For a foreigner the book opens implied codes that can be difficult to understand but are shared with all Finns.

Dimily series

Maskame, Estelle

Dimily series

422 sivua.

HelMet!

YA DIMILY trilogy follows the lives of Eden Munro and Tyler Bruce as they try to find their way in an increasingly confusing world.

How to build a girl

Moran, Caitlin

How to build a girl

343 sivua.

HelMet!

What would you do if you shamed yourself on local TV? In 1990 Johanna Morrigan did that and decides that she can’t be Johanna anymore. She reinvents herself as Dolly Wilde…

Instructions for a second-hand heart

Murray, Tamsyn

Instructions for a second-hand heart

322 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Jonny has a faulty heart. Niamh has just lost her twin brother in a tragic accident. Soon Jonny is on the mend but desperate to know more about his donor.

Eleanor & Park

Rowell, Rainbow

Eleanor & Park

324 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Eleanor is the new girl and she couldn't stick out more. Park is the quiet boy and thinks he's made himself invisible. But slowly, steadily, through late-night conversations and an ever growing stack of mix tapes, they fall for each other.

Fangirl

Rowell, Rainbow

Fangirl

459 sivua.

HelMet!

A tale of fanfiction, family, and first love.

Kindred spirits

Rowell, Rainbow

Kindred spirits

62 sivua.

HelMet!

Elena is a huge Star Wars fan, so when the new Star Wars: the Force Awakens is coming Elena decides to queue in front of her local cinema. Elena expects bonding and celebration, instead she finds out she’s one of only three people and has no place to go to the bathroom.

Extra cheesy zits : A Zits Treasury

Scott, Jerry

Extra cheesy zits : A Zits Treasury

HelMet!

Comic and e-book. Teenagers are unpredictable creatures. They don’t seem to follow a schedule, observe rules (of the road or basic logic), but every once in a while, they make a surprising amount of sense.

Ghosts

Telgemeier, Raina

Ghosts

239 sivua.

HelMet!

Comic. Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister is sick. Cat finds very quickly that there's something different about the town of Bahía de Luna...

Drama

Telgemeier, Raina

Drama

233 sivua.

HelMet!

Comic. Callie loves theater but she can't sing. So instead she's the set designer for the drama department stage crew. She's determined to create an awesome set, but how can she when there's so much drama onstage and offstage?

Same difference

Vivian, Siobhan

Same difference

287 sivua.

HelMet!

Does change always do you good?

All about Mia

Williamson, Lisa

All about Mia

363 sivua.

HelMet!

One family, three sisters. And Mia is the mess in the middle.

Sometimes life is hard


13 reasons why

Asher, Jay

13 reasons why

288 sivua.

HelMet!

You can't stop the future. You can't rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play.

Before I die

Downham, Jenny

Before I die

326 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Tessa has just months to live. So, she compiles a list: To Do Before I Die.

If I stay

Forman, Gayle

If I stay

223 sivua.

HelMet!

YA After a terrible car crash Mia must make the most difficult decision of the life.

I was here

Forman, Gayle

I was here

270 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Cody’s best friend Meg has committed suicide. Heartbroken and alone Cody tries to understand what drove Meg to take her own life.

The outsiders

Hinton, S. E.

The outsiders

215 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Youngsters in a small Oklahoma town have split into two gangs, divided by money, tastes and attitude.

A dangerous crossing

Mitchell, Jane

A dangerous crossing

232 sivua.

HelMet!

YA Ghalib doesn't want to leave his home in Syria, but it's too dangerous there. Ghalib leaves his home with his family, but he gets separated from his family...

Wonder

Palacio, R. J.

Wonder

315 sivua.

HelMet!

Auggie Pullman is an ordinary boy with an extraordinary face. When he starts his very first school year, he just hopes that people in his school can see that he's just like them.

If I Was Your Girl

Russo, Meredith

If I Was Your Girl

292 sivua.

HelMet!

Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school in Lambertville, Tennessee. Like any other girl, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret...

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