Reading List

A list of official textbooks for AQA, OCR and Edexcel is listed on their individual pages:

AQA A-level books

OCR A-level books

Edexcel A-level books

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Below is a list of non-fiction books suitable for reading at A-level. Great if you want to expand your horizons beyond the standard textbook.

Human anatomy

Body: An amazing tour of human anatomy-Robert wintson

The Concise Human Body Book: An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function and Disorders – Dorling Kindersley

Biochemistry and Cell Biology








Bad Science – Ben Goldacre



The Elements: A Very Short Introduction – Philip Ball

Uncle Tungsten: Memories of a Chemical Boyhood – Oliver Sachs

Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements – Hugh Aldersey

Molecules at an Exhibition: Portraits of Intriguing Materials in Everyday Life – John Emsley

The Periodic Table – Primo Levi

Biochemists’ Song Book – Harold Baum

Asimov’s New Guide to Science – Isaac Asismov

Why Chemical Reactions Happen – James Keeler