Challenge Level : K-2 Challenge Level : 3-4 Challenge Level : 5-6 Challenge Level : 7-9

Books are now being added to the PRC booklists during the year, instead of once a year. Below are the list of books that have been added for Term 1 and for Term 2:

Books added in Term 1
Books added in Term 2

These books will not be visible on the full PRC booklists until the end of the year, when the full 2018 booklist is released.

Scroll down to download individual titles in approved series.

K-9 booklists can be downloaded at the right of this screen:

  • in short form (title and author only)
  • with full details (including annotation and publication details)
  • new books for 2017 or download this basic excel version

To find specific booklists, select the required Challenge level above and choose listed by author or title before downloading. Students may need guidance when using the short booklist to choose titles.

Please note:
Only the name of the approved series is included in the PRC booklists. Individual titles in an approved series are listed in the series lists below, with their PRC ID number.

Books are also listed in categories eg animal fiction, fantasy, adventure. Select Books by Category under the required Challenge level, above.

Easy Reads
For easy reads on the 3, 4, 5 or 6 lists, select the appopriate link below or use the search function at the top right of screen by searching for 'Year 3 easy reads', etc.

Series books - approved substitute books!

Series Books
In an approved series, any two books from the series can be read as part of official PRC reading.
Up to five other books from the same series can be read as personal choice books.

Approved series with their individual titles and PRC ID numbers can be viewed below.

Booklist legend

Star This title also appears on 5-6 booklist and is an easy  read for Years 7-9.

Hash This title is for more mature readers and is usually read by students in Years 9, 10 and above.

New Books This title is a new addition to the PRC booklist this year.

You can email your suggestions for the PRC booklists to PRC Team.

Information on our booklists is provided to help our readers to source book titles. To help us keep the lists up-to-date, please advise by email the PRC Team, if publication details are incorrect.

Would you like to suggest a book that you think should be on the PRC booklist?