Best School Books – Class 1 to 12 – English

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We’ve compiled a list of the best school books for students studying English, categorized by grade level (Class 1-12). Most of the schools follow CBSE, ICSE, IGCSE, IB or State Boards syllabus and we have compiled the list of books based on these Educational Boards. These textbooks will help students succeed in their English classes and exams.

Here’s a full list of best school books on Class 1 to Class 12 English.

Senior Secondary School/Higher Secondary School English Books: (Class 11th and 12th)

Secondary School English Books: (Class 10th and 9th)

Middle School English Books: (Class 8th, 7th and 6th)

Primary School English Books: (Class 5th, 4th, 3rd, 2nd and 1st)

Class 12 English Books

Here is a comprehensive list of the top school books for Class 12 – English.

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1.”Together With CBSE The Invisible Man Unabridged Edition Novel for Class 12 for 2018 Exam” by Rachna Sagar

“Together With CBSE The Invisible Man Unabridged Edition Novel for Class 12 for 2018 Exam” Book Review: This book is useful for class 12th exams. This book is in accordance with the syllabus of Class 12 as per CBSE Norm.

2.”Together with CBSE/NCERT Practice Material Sectionwise for Class 12 English Core with Assignment and Solution for 2019 Examination” by Meenakshi Gupta

“Together with CBSE/NCERT Practice Material Section wise for Class 12 English Core with Assignment and Solution for 2019 Examination” Book Review: This book provides complete solutions on questions based on theories. Fully solved question papers, previous year question papers, HOTS,value based question with answers, everything is provided in this book.

3.”CBSE Chapterwise Solved Papers English Core for Class 12 2017-2009″ by Lucy Shaily

“CBSE Chapterwise Solved Papers English Core for Class 12 2017-2009” Book Review:
This book is designed for class twelveth students. It contains solved question papers from the past 9 years. Topic wise questions are also provided with solutions.questions on novels have also been provided. CBSE sample papers are also provided.

4.”English Core Class 12 CBSE (2018-19)” by Ravi Kumar Sharma

“English Core Class 12 CBSE (2018-19)” Book Review: The book provides students with complete knowledge and understanding of how to attempt and design answers according to the question. Self trials for students to check their improvement is also provided.

5.”Questions and Answers : The Hound ot the Baskervilles Terms 1 and 2″ by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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“Questions & Answers : The Hound of the Baskervilles Terms 1 & 2” Book Review: The book provides a complete set of answers to all the possible questions that could be asked from the novel.

6.”Silas Marner (With Annotations) Class – XII” by Neeraj Raj Jain

“Silas Marner (With Annotations) Class- XII” Book Review: in this book, every chapter ends with meanings of difficult words, summaries of each chapter along with questions and answers.

7.”The Invisible Man (With Annotations) Class – XII” by H.G. Wells

“The Invisible Man (With Annotations) Class – XII” Book Review: The book provides summary and solved questions from the novel.

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8.”APC Digest Functional English Class- XII” by R.K. Jain and Partap Rastogi

“APC Digest Functional English Class- XII” Book Review: The book has been written in a very clear and simple language. The book has been written keeping in mind the needs the students may have.

9.”New Essays on Invisible Man (The American Novel)” by Robert G. O’Meally

“New Essays on Invisible Man (The American Novel)” Book Review: The book contains critical essays analysing the novel. The political and philosophical background of the novel has also been highlighted. It has been written in a comprehensive manner which would help major level students.

10.”New Essays on The Rise of Silas Lapham (The American Novel)” by Donald E. Pease

“New Essays: Rise of Silas Lapham (The American Novel)” Book Review: The book contains essays that talks about the importance of Howells’s novel. The aim is to understand the literature as a social force. The focus of the novel is on economics of morality, manners and pain, along with the marketplace. There also lies an argument on the relationship that exists between Howells’s realism and its socioeconomic context.

Class 11 English Books

The complete list of the top textbooks for class 11 english is provided below.

1.”Together With CBSE Canterville Ghost Unabridged Edition Novel Class 11 for 2018 Exam” by Rachna Sagar
2.”English Core Class 11 CBSE (2018-19)” by Ravi Kumar Sharma
3.”CBSE UP FROM SLAVERY Class 11 for 2018 – 19″ by BookT Washington
4.”CBSE The Canterville of Ghost Class 11 for 2018 – 19″ by Oscar Wilde
5.”Textbook in English – Hornbill for Class – 11 (Core Course) – 11072″ by NCERT
6.”Snapshots English Supplementary Reader for Class – 11 (Core Course) – 11073″ by NCERT
7.”CBSE NCERT Solutions – English Core for Class 11 for 2018 – 19″ by Beena Chaturvedi
8.”Woven Words Textbook in English for Class – 11 (Elective Course) – 11074″ by NCERT
9.”OXFORD COMMUNICATIVE English Resource Book class-11″ by renu and neena kaul
10.”15 Sample Question Papers English Class 11th CBSE” by Arihant Experts

“15 Sample Question Papers English Class 11th CBSE” Book Review: It contains sample question papers of English for the CBSE students. And also contains unsolved question papers.

Class 10 English Books

Here is a complete list of the best English books for Grade 10.

1.”The Story of My Life (Unabridged Edition) for Class X for Term I and II” by Indu Lekha Wanchoo

“The Story of My Life (Unabridged Edition) for Class X for Term I and II” Book Review: The Story of My Life, first published in 1903, is Helen Keller’s autobiography detailing her early life. It especially describes her experiences with Anne Sullivan. It is the story of her triumph over her blindness and deafness. Portions of it have been adapted by William Gibson for a 1957 Playhouse 90 production, a 1959 Broadway play, a 1962 Hollywood feature film, and the Indian film Black. The book is dedicated to inventor Alexander Graham Bell. In her own words, she reveals the heart of an exceptional woman, her struggles and joys. It includes the memorable moment when she finally understands that Anne’s finger-spelled letters w-a-t-e-r mean the fluid rushing over her hand.

2.”ICSE 100% Success Sample Question Papers in English Language Paper I Class – 10″ by P.N. Rajput

“ICSE 100% Success Sample Question Papers in English Language Paper I Class – 10″ Book Review: This book is based on the latest ICSE syllabus pattern. The salient features include simple and student-friendly language. It embeds past 5 years of ICSE Examination Question Papers. It provides authentic solutions to every problem and is ideal for self-study. 20 Evergreen Model Test Papers have been given for thorough practice and revision.

3.”BBC ENGLISH LITERATURE COMPANION 2018 ED. LATEST CLASS 10″ by BBC

“BBC ENGLISH LITERATURE COMPANION 2018 ED. LATEST CLASS 10″ Book Review: This book is a special supplement on Internal Assessment. It consists of easy-to-use modules on Reading, Writing, Grammar and Literature. Classroom, Practice and Homework assignments have been provided. It summarizes the stories and plays of the main textbook. It discusses characters, themes, titles, morals and messages of each chapter in detail. It also extracts to test understanding of different literary genres. Short and Long Answer type questions and Model Assessment Papers have been embedded for rigorous practice.

4.”All in One English Communicative CBSE Class 10th Term-II” by Gajendra Singh and Kapil Sabharwal

“All in One English Communicative CBSE Class 10th Term-II” Book Review: This book provides all explanations and guidance needed for effective study and success in the CBSE Class 10th examination. It consists of four sections namely Reading, Writing & Grammar, Literature and Long Reading Text: Novel. Each section contains complete study of all the chapters covered in the NCERT English Communicative Textbook. Detailed theory, sample questions, practice questions, summative assessment and formative assessment for all sections have been given. The writing section covers standard formats of all types of writing tasks i.e. Letter to Editor, Article Writing, Short Story and Grammar Skills. Literature section covers Prose, Poetry and Drama containing different types of questions such as Very Short Answer, Short Answer, Long Answer, HOTS and Value Based Questions. The Diary of a Young Girl and The Story of My Life with chapterwise summary, important questions and character sketches are some valuable additions to this book.

5.”CBSEThe Diary of a Young Girl Class 10 for 2018 – 19″ by Anne Frank

“CBSEThe Diary of a Young Girl Class 10 for 2018 – 19″ Book Review: The Diary Of A Young Girl is the real diary of a teenage girl that begins on Anne’s 13th birthday (12 June 1942) when she gets a diary. It tells the story of her family who live in Frankfurt, Germany. They suddenly have to go into hiding as a result of Hitler and the Nazi Party’s treatment of Jews in Europe during the second world war. They escape to Amsterdam where they go into hiding with other Jews. The diary ends suddenly on 1 August 1944. The most important message in this novel is that all people have the right to live in freedom. Anne’s story shows us that just because people may be a different religion or race, doesn’t mean that they should be treated differently.

6.”Together With English Communicative Pull – out Worksheets Term 2 – 10″ by Rachna Sagar
7.”Frank Way to Successful ICSE English Literature Papers, Class – 10″ by Macmilan Education

“Frank Way to Successful ICSE English Literature Papers, Class – 10″ Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the entire syllabus. It has been designed in accordance with the latest ICSE syllabus and examinations specifications. Specimen Paper has been provided. Solved and Unsolved Model Test Papers have been given for rigorous practice. Solved model test papers based on the Previous Years’ question papers help in making the student exam ready.

8.”A Students Companion to English Language” by Chhanda Roy

“A Students Companion to English Language” Book Review: This book is meant for UG and PG students of english language, literature and linguistics. It presents the history of the English language. It traces the processes which have led to its development from being the tongue of the Anglo-Saxon tribes to its present international status. The sections on the structure of English deal with the main features of English Speech. They also deal with word formation and basic syntactic structures, patterns and devices of modern English.

9.”All in One English Communicative CBSE Class 10 (based on textbook Literature Reader) for 2018 – 19″ by Gajendra Singh

“All in One English Communicative CBSE Class 10 (based on textbook Literature Reader) for 2018 – 19″ Book Review: This book provides accurate, to the point reading material, and allows complete assessment and practice. It is a scoring study material for students preparing for the upcoming examination. It is based on the updated CBSE syllabus. Textbook folders are given with questions of CBSE Textbooks along with their detailed answers. The endpapers of the book include 5 Sample Question Papers and CBSE Solved Papers of previous years to enhance the full subject knowledge of the students. Online Support on Grammar Charts, e-textbooks, short tricks, etc are other plus points.

10.”Self-Help to I.C.S.E. Total English Language For 10(Solutions of Xavier Pinto)” by Dr. J Randhawa

Class 9 English Books

Here is the complete list of the top textbooks for english in class 9.

1.”Moments : Supplementary Reader in English for Class – 9 – 960″ by NCERT
2.”cbse evergreen 100 % success sample papers in English Communicative term -2 for class 9″ by h. r. tagra
3.”Gulliver’s Travels (Prescribed by CBSE as a Long Reading Text for Class IX)” by Jonathan Swift and BBC Compacta
4.”CBSE NCERT Questions-Answers – English Communicative for Class 9 for 2018 – 19″ by Raina Jain
5.”Together With English Communicative Term 2 – 9″ by Rachna Sagar

“Together With English Communicative Term 2 – 9” Book Review: This book is highly useful for students.

6.”Together with CBSE/NCERT Practice Material Sectionwise for Class 9 English Language and Literature for 2019 Examination” by Sharma and Neeta

“Together With English Communicative Solution Term 2 – 9” Book Review: This book is highly useful for students.

7.”Together With CBSE Three Men In A Boat To Say Nothing of the Dog Unabridged Edition Novel for Class 9 Exam” by Rachna Sagar

“Together With CBSE Three Men In A Boat To Say Nothing of the Dog Unabridged Edition Novel for Class 9 Exam” Book Review: Excellent book. Covered with term 1 & 2 in only one book.

8.”Together with ICSE Practice Material for Class 9 and 10 English Language for 2019 Examination” by AK Saxena
9.”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 9″ by Zarrin Ali Khan
10.”BBC LITERATURE COMPANION ENGLISH CLASS 9″ by BBC EDITORS and BBC

“BBC LITERATURE COMPANION ENGLISH CLASS 9” Book Review: Best guide book.You will get good words and content to answer the exams.

Class 8 English Books

Here is a complete list of the best english textbooks for 8th grade.

1.”Essentials of English Grammar and Composition – 8″ by Rajendra Pal and H.C.Katyal

“Essentials of English Grammar and Composition – 8″ Book Review: This book’s notable feature is that the elements have been extended to make them stand out on the printed screen. There are also writing tips and warnings to help you prevent typical blunders. These recommendations would be helpful to both teachers and students. There are areas for reviewing the learning outcomes. The number of exercises is adequate, and they are well-graded. They also offer a lot of variety, as they include crossword puzzles, word searches, and riddles, among other items. Exercises have been designed to inspire students to be optimistic and to instil ethical principles in them without them understanding it. Each chapter is given with various diagrams, illustrations, principles, glossaries, and production flow charts. Advancements and application of biofuels are highlighted in this book for research purposes.

2.”Candid New Trends in Science 8″ Ms Tejinder sondhi

“Candid New Trends in Science 8″ Book Review: Evergreen Frank Emerging Developments in Science for Class 8 is based solely on the CBSE syllabus and is planned to please children’s curious and creative minds. To establish a scientific approach, the text is written in plain and lucid language with thought-provoking and relaxing practises and exercises. The book contains diagrams, images, and core facets of the subjects, as well as life lessons, to make learning enjoyable. It would come as no surprise if this series produces more Raman’s, Newtons, and Einstein’s. The technology, methods, and methodologies used in the development are illustrated, and concise descriptions with diagrams and examples are given. Students are given classification diagrams, advances, appendices, prospects, and uses to help them better understand the principles and perform analysis.

3.”Practical English Grammar: Exercises 2: Grammar exercises to accompany” by A. J. Thomson
4.”New Broadway Literature Reader Class 8″ by Shefali Ray
5.”Elementary English Grammar and Composition with Online Support for Class 8″ by N.K. Aggarwala
6.”New Grammar Magic 8″ by Anuradha Murthi

“New Grammar Magic 8″ Book Review: The New Grammar Magic series consists of eight books for students in grades 1 through 8. The learner-friendly approach seeks to make it easier for students to understand grammatical principles. It includes appropriate syntax, understanding, and writing instruction. This series’ coverage of all related issues complies with the most recent NCERT/CBSE, ICSE, and several state boards (SSC) syllabus. Topics are graded and advanced progressively across the series. Definitions, rules, and explanations that are simple and succinct All subjects have satisfactory definitions and review drills. Reinforcement tasks with recapitulation.

7.”New Oxford Style Manual” by Oxford University Press

“New Oxford Style Manual” Book Review: This is the authoritative guide to the written word, merging New Hart’s Laws with the New Oxford Dictionary for Authors and Editors. Oxford’s definitive guide to style, New Hart’s Laws, offers authoritative and professional guidance on how to prepare copy for print and electronic publication. How to punctuate and hyphenate properly, capitalization rules, text structuring, how to use quotes and citations clearly, how to include valid references, UK and US usage, and many more are among the topics discussed. These rules are supplemented by the New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors, which includes 25,000 A to Z entries that include definitive guidance on all words and names that create confusion due to pronunciation, capitalization, hyphenation, or cultural and historical meaning. The New Oxford Style Manual also contains excellent appendices with proofreading labels, countries and currencies, and alphabets for easy reference.

8.”CBSE All In One English Class 8 for 2018 – 19″ by Arihant Experts

”CBSE All In One English Class 8 for 2018 – 19″ Book Review: This book has become synonymous with performance for CBSE class 6th to 12th students. Its detailed Research Content, which is accurate and to the point, as well as its capacity to enable full assessment and practise, has helped them achieve resounding success in both academic and competitive assessments. All in One English CBSE for class VIII students has been fully revamped to match the most current CBSE exam trend. It is divided into four parts, each of which includes condensed NCERT chapters on literature, grammar, publishing, and reading as per the CBSE syllabus. Any principle has been extensively illustrated by the use of graphs, flow maps, tables, and other visual aids to assist comprehension.

9.”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 8 for 2018-19″ by Zarrin Ali Khan

”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 8 for 2018-19″ Book Review: Workbooks for the International English Olympiad (IEO) was structured to familiarise students with the kinds of questions that would be asked on Olympiad exams. The Workbook comprises a chapter-by-chapter multiple choice question bank divided into general questions and an Achievers section at the top. The IEO Olympiad workbook also provides the most recent 2016 Olympiad exam paper with a solution key to help students grasp the most recent IEO Olympiad exam. It provides full question practise as well as a short recap with self-analysis for great Olympiad results.

10.”CBSE All In One Social Science Class 8 for 2018 – 19″ by Arihant Experts

”CBSE All In One Social Science Class 8 for 2018 – 19″ Book Review: The detailed research content, correct and up-to-date, and full assessment and practise allow the students to achieve rounding progress in both their academic and competitive evaluation. This book has been specifically updated according to the new CBSE curriculum exam pattern. In line with the CBSE syllabus, it is split into NCERT chapters of history, geography, civil society and disaster management. Every definition has been carried out in depth to help you visualise graphs, flow maps, tables etc. In VSA, LA, SA and VBQs questions are structured and cover the whole curriculum in a logical and realistic manner. Furthermore, copy Questions from NCERT & NCERT are given. Chapter Assessments in chapter Practice are mapped to track interpretation, and at the end of the book five sample question papers are presented for complete planning. This remarkable book of the best-selling series All in One is an invaluable companion and guide and is the greatest source to hit your best standard.

Class 7 English Books

Here is a comprehensive list of the top school books for Class 7 – English.

1.”Essentials of English Grammar and Composition – 7″ by Rajendra Pal and H.C. Katyal

”Essentials of English Grammar and Composition – 7″ Book Review: This book contains salient features of the series are as follows: concepts have been highlighted to make them stand out on the printed page. It includes the tips to write correctly and alerts to avoid common errors have also been highlighted. It is useful for both teachers and students. There are review sections to evaluate learning outcomes. There are sufficient exercises and are well-graded. They also include crossword puzzles, word searches, riddles, etc. It helps to inculcate ethical values in them without their being conscious of it.

2.”Oxford Learner’s Grammar and Composition 7: Middle” by Sanghita Sen

”Oxford Learner’s Grammar and Composition 7: Middle” Book review: This book aims to fulfil the needs of young learners of English as a second language by helping them to understand the nuances of English grammar. It includes comprehension and composition sections, at the end of each book, enable learners to sharpen their reading skills and provide writing practice. It helps learners to see the direct relationship between language forms.

3.”New Oxford Modern English Coursebook Class 7″ by Nicholas Horsburgh
4.”BBC COMPACTA ENGLISH CLASS 7 BASIC” by BBC EDITORS and BBC
5.”Oxford Reading Circle Class 7″ by Nicholas Horsburgh
6.”English Ferry 2016 Workbook Class 7″ by Macmillan Publishers
7.”English Ferry 2016 Reader Class 7″ by Macmillan Publishers
8.”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 7 for 2018-19″ by Zarrin Ali Khan

”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 7 for 2018-19″ Book Review: This book is designed to familiarize students with the type of questions coming in Olympiad exams. The Workbook contains chapter-wise multiple choice question banks divided in general questions and Achievers Section in the end of the book. It also contains the latest 2016 Olympiad exam paper with answer key to give recent IEO Olympiad exam understanding. It gives complete question practice and quick recap with self-analysis for great performance in the Olympiads.

9.”CBSE All In One English Class 7 for 2018 – 19″ by Arihant Experts

“CBSE All In One English Class 7 for 2018 – 19″ Book Review: It is a comprehensive Study Material, Accurate and To the Point, and allowing Complete Assessment and Practice has helped them witness resounding success in their academic evaluation as well as competitive. It is divided into 4 sections containing NCERT chapters of Literature, Grammar, Writing and Reading as per CBSE syllabus in a simplified way. Every concept has been elaborated in a detailed manner with support of diagrams, flow charts, tables etc. to help you understand easily. Chapter Tests for Chapter Practice are mapped to keep track of comprehension and 3 Sample Question Papers are given at the end of the book to enable full preparedness.

10.”English Class 7 CBSE (2018-19)” by Subhendu Chakroborty

”English Class 7 CBSE (2018-19)” Book Review: This book is revised as per the latest NCERT textbooks and CBSE guidelines. It is divided into 4 sections – reading, writing, grammar, literature. The summary of each lesson/poem of the textbook and the meanings of difficult words of the important passages have been given in both English and Hindi. All NCERT textual questions and varieties of additional questions have been given with their answers for the sound practice of students.

Class 6 English Books

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 6 – English.

1.”Friday Afternoon Comprehension and Composition 6: Middle” by Radha Kunjappa

“Friday Afternoon Comprehension and Composition 6: Middle” Book Review: Every exercise in the arrangement contains a perusing section followed by broad activities. Utilizing an assortment of sources and topics, the writings have been chosen remembering the language competency and interest levels of understudies. Friday Afternoon Comprehension and Composition satisfies the destinations of building up the perception and arrangement abilities of the students, empowering them to peruse, compose and comprehend writings of various sorts.

2.”Self-Learning English Course with Activities – Class 6 (For 2019 Exam)” by Rita Wilsom and Milan Gowel

“Self-Learning English Course with Activities – Class 6 (For 2019 Exam)” Book Review: Self-Learning English Course with Activities is intended to show understudies the essential abilities of correspondence and to utilize English adequately and with trust altogether circumstances. These books are composed for classes 0A to VIII. The themes just as activities toward the finish of each section has been altogether changed dependent on savvy criticism from schools all over India.

3.”Easy English Grammar (Textbook) – 6: Educational Book” by Shalini Verma
4.”The Grammarite Class – 6″ by Malini Khatri

“The Grammarite Book Class – 6” Book Review: The Grammarite 6: Encyclopedia Britannica’s English language arrangement, The Grammarite, has been very generally welcomed by the two students and teachers for a long time. We currently present the modified release of The Grammarite. The arrangement contains eight reading material for classes 1 to 8. In light of a winding article of English sentence structure, the modified release of The Grammarite builds up learning and permits the student to conclude the ideas instead of follow an absolutely enlightening methodology. The punctuation structures are evoked through models that normally lead on to straightforward clarifications. Definitions and rules of language subjects are just introduced. Organized, top to bottom, and context oriented practice sharpens exactness in oral and composed correspondence. This arrangement is intended to go with and supplement all principle ELT courses. Striking highlights of the arrangement Deductive way to deal with sentence structure ideas through language exercises Spiral degree across the arrangement Concepts introduced through the 4 Es: Example-Explanation-Exercise-Evaluation Recapitulation of ideas in each evaluation Intensive and broad practice through different sorts of activities Exercises reviewed cautiously, driving the students from guided practice to free composing Contextual practice through various understanding and synthesis practices Teacher’s manuals to help study hall encouraging The amended release of The Grammarite builds up the ability to precisely utilize the English language while participating in a wide scope of inventive exercises spread across the arrangement. The point is to energize the student.

5.”Creative English Course Book 6″ by Rev. Fr. Cosmos

“Creative English Course Book 6” Book Review: School text books. Goyal Brothers Prakashan (1 January 2016).

6.”Golden English Guide: A Book with a Difference Class – 6 (For 2019 Final Exams)” by R. K. Gupta

“Golden English Guide: A Book with a Difference Class – VI (For 2021 CBSE Final Exams)” Book Review: A Book with a Difference Class – 6: v. VI. Golden English VI book will be of great help for the students and teachers alike. The book has been written in a very simple and lucid language. Summary with Word Notes in English and Hindi is given so that every student can understand the chapters easily. In addition to it solutions to NCERT Textual Exercises are given in detail. Further to prepare the students for their examinations important Comprehension Passages with Questions and their Answers are given. Furthermore Additional Questions and Multiple Choice Questions are also provided for better understanding of the chapters.
To assess the learning of the subject three Golden Sample Papers have been given at the end of the book.

7.”New Communicate in English Literature Reader 6″ by Ratna Sagar Experts
8.”Revised Communicate in English Workbook 6″ by Uma Raman and Nina Sehgal

“Revised Communicate in English Workbook 6” Book Review: The amended version of Communicate in English, in light of the CCE approach and broad criticism from schools, will engage students to convey and communicate in English. It will likewise prepare them for a quickly changing worldwide scene. This release mirrors the changing patterns and improvements in the informative methodology. Topic related concealed understanding sections are trailed by numerous decision inquiries as per the CCE design. The Activity Books stress the mastering of language abilities through fascinating, intelligent and singular errands. The composing assignments in each exercise/unit will open the understudies to an assortment of composing designs.

9.”Poetry Magic 6″ by Ratna Sagar and Keki N. Daruwalla

“Poetry Magic 6” Book Review: In a world torn by difficulty and shaken by pressure, verse is the thing that kids need. Verse Magic takes youngsters to the mystical universe of verse and tries to teach in them an adoration for it. Chosen and altered by two of India’s most noteworthy living writers, Ruskin Bond and Keki N Daruwalla, these books are deliberately reviewed into eight sections.

10.”New English Junction Course Book 6″ by Samson Thomas

“New English Junction Course Book 6” Book Review: School textbook. Orient Blackswan Private Limited; Revised Edition (1 January 2017).

Class 5 English Books

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 5 – English.

1.”On the Xpressway Literature Reader 5″ by Macmillan Publishers
2.”Kites : Reader 5 [Kites]” by Vidya Bhawan Education Resource Centre
3.”Graded Spellwell Wordbook Part 5″ by Editorials
4.”Mosaic English Reader – 5″ by Urmila Chowdhury
5.”The English Marvel -Workbook 5″ by Brinda Dutta
6.”English Composition Class 5, Yes I can!” by Dr. Sunita Gandhi
7.”BMA’s Talent and Olympiad Exams Resource Book for Class – 5 (EVS)” by Brain Mapping Academy
8.”Learning Grammar and Composition for Smarter Life – Class 5″ by Anju Choudhary
9.”International General Knowledge Olympiad (IGKO) Workbook – Class 5″ by Raghav Singh
10.”CBSE WORKBOOK ENGLISH CLASS 5 for 2018 – 19″ by Arihant Experts

Class 4 English Books

The complete list of the top textbooks for class 4 english is provided below.

1.”Jiwan Global English Grammar – Part 4″ by Kripa

”Jiwan Global English Grammar – Part 4″ Book Review:This book is an integrated presentation of all the various concepts in English grammar that have been presented in graded level and amalgamated with related worksheets.

2.”Tulips Class 4 Semester 2: An Integrated Semester Course” by Crj

”Tulips Class 4 Semester 2: An Integrated Semester Course” Book Review:This book is for LKG and UKG comprises the core subjects at the kindergarten level – English, Mathematics and Environmental Studies (EVS).

3.”New Broadway Course Book Class 4″ by K. Rajeevan
4.”Springboard Class 4 Semester 1″ by Rj V.Singh
5.”New Pathways Literature Reader 4: Primary” by Mala Palani
6.”Friday Afternoon Comprehension and Composition 4: Primary” by Pratibha Nath
7.”Cambridge School Grammar 4 Students Book” by Uma Raman
8.”New World-Interactive English Reader Class – 4″ by Anjali Dere & Uma Mani
9.”National Cyber Olympiad Work Book (NCO) – Class 4 for 2018-19″ by Meetu Misra

Class 3 English Books

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 3 – English.

1.”Using Grammar – Book 3″ by John Mason
2.”Essentials of English Grammar and Composition – 3″ by Rajendra Pal

”Essentials of English Grammar and Composition – 3″ Book Review: This book is developed for the Nepalese children. It covers illustrated; Simple, precise and easy to understand definitions; wide variety of exercises including crossword puzzles, word searches, riddles, etc.; interesting, easy to conduct grammar activities to strengthen conceptual grasp and to promote accuracy; review sections to evaluate learning outcome, vocabulary enrichment, emphasis on writing skills relevant for communicative purposes, writing skills include telegrams, notices, brochures, messages, report writing, picture composition, besides the traditional skills of writing paragraphs, essays, letters and stories and web support for additional practice material.

3.”Marigold Textbook in English for Class – 3 – 324″ by NCERT

“Marigold Textbook in English for Class – 3 – 324″ Book Review: This book comprise of good morning, the magic garden, bird talk, nina and baby sparrows, little by little, the enormous turnip, sea song, little fish story, balloon man, yellow butterfly, trains, story of the road, puppy and I, little tigers, big tiger, what’s in the mailbox, my silly sister, don’t tell, he is my brother, how creatures move and ship of the desert.

4.”Perfect Genius English Worksheets for Class – 3: Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy” by Disha Experts

“Perfect Genius English Worksheets for Class – 3: Based on Bloom’s Taxonomy” Book Review: This book has six learning stages which shows a shift from lower thinking skill to higher order based on Bloom’s taxonomy. It is developed on the basis of guidelines provided by NCERT syllabus; worksheets that measure whether student understood concepts or not; 100 activity worksheets related to english, life skills, attitude and values; workbook follows the National curricular framework, NCF 2005; worksheets have been classified in the 6 Learning stages of Bloom’s Taxonomy; builds a strong foundation for NTSE, Olympiads, JEE and other exams; does not restrict to the academic requirements but will question the students on various aspects needed intelligence quotient; exercises for students to expand their learning horizons and questions designed for establishment and encouragement of critical thinking.

5.”Candid New Trends in Science Class – 3″ by Baljinder Kaur

”Candid New Trends in Science Class – 3″ Book Review: This book is fully based on the syllabus suggested by CBSE. It focuses on the fundamental scientific facts in simple and understandable language that infuse the excitement of learning science, generate curiosity in the children and help them to explore facts. It includes illustrations, fill in the blank, match the following, true or false, short answers and questions, multiple choice questions, activities, puzzles and HOTS.

6.”Great Fun With Grammar Class – 3″ by N K Aggarwala
7.”Graded Spellwell Wordbook Part 3″ by Editorials
8.”Oxford Reading Circle Class 3″ by Nicholas Horsburgh

“Oxford Reading Circle Class 3″ Book Review: This book comprises a huge range of literary text and targets to inculcate a deep appreciation of literature in English. It focuses on exercises which are designed to improve language skill and word power, classic and contemporary selections from a wide range of literature and comprehensive teacher’s books are available for all levels.

9.”Tune Into Grammar for ICSE Class 3″ by Swarna Joshua

“Tune Into Grammar for ICSE Class 3″ Book Review: This book has a systematic strategy for approaching grammar. It contains chapters on topics Alphabetical Order, The Sentence, Negative Sentences, Nouns: Common and Proper, Nouns: Singular and Plural, Nouns: Gender, Nouns: Possession, Personal Pronouns, Articles, Adjectives, Comparison of Adjectives, Verbs, Helping Verbs, Simple Present and Present Continuous Tenses, Simple Past and Simple Future Tenses, Contractions, Adverbs, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Interjections, Comprehension, Composition, Test Paper 1 and Test Paper 2.

10.”Active Grammar for Class 1-3″ by Scholastic

“Active Grammar for Class 1-3″ Book Review: This book’s features are it is banded across to offer teachers the flexibility to prescribe lessons according to the needs and pace of the students, systematic and full coverage of essential grammar topics, clear and concise explanations facilitate rapid understanding, examples and helpful notes illustrate meaningful applications and aid retention, numerous exercises provide ample opportunities for practice and reinforcement and separate answer key offers flexibility of guided or independent evaluation.

Class 2 English Books

Here is a complete list of the best English books for Grade 2.

1.”Marigold Textbook in English for Class – 2 – 218″ by NCERT
2.”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 2″ by Zarrin Ali Khan

”International English Olympiad Workbook (IEO) – Class 2″ Book Review: The Workbook contains chapter-wise multiple choice question banks divided in general questions and Achievers Section at the end of the book. The IEO Olympiad workbook also contains the latest 2016 Olympiad exam paper with answer key to give recent IEO Olympiad exam understanding.

3.”Elementary English Grammar and Composition for Class 2 (With Online Support)” by N.K. Aggarwala
4.”The Smart Kid’s Guide to Knowing What to Say (Smart Kid’s Guide to Everyday Life)” by M. J. Cosson

”The Smart Kid’s Guide to Knowing What to Say (Smart Kid’s Guide to Everyday Life)” Book Review: This book enlightens the readers why words matter and provides scenarios showing examples of what a person can say in a variety of situations.

5.”CBSE WORKBOOK ENGLISH CLASS 2 for 2018 – 19″ by Arihant Experts
6.”Together With Be A Genius – 2″ by Rachna Sagar
7.”Jiwan Basic English Comprehension and Composition for Primary Classes” by Jiwan Experts
8.”Cornerstone 2 : English Grammar and Composition Book” by Pearson for CBSE Class 2
9.”Grammar Champ by Pearson for Class 2″ by Ratna Dhar

”Grammar Champ by Pearson for Class 2″ Book Review: This is a book for all the early learners which focuses on teaching the basics of English grammar essential for understanding and correct usage of the language. While special care has been taken to keep the explanations of grammatical terms easy to understand with ample examples, the practice exercises have been designed to pose enough challenge to help hone the learner’s intelligence in applying the grammatical concepts learnt.

10.”Active Teach Frames: English Course Book for CBSE Class – 2″ by Santhini Govindan

”Active Teach Frames: English Course Book for CBSE Class – 2″ Book Review: A book developed in collaboration with some of the finest practising English teachers of the country, it provides a brand new framework for engaging the learners in exciting and challenging ways to acquire age-appropriate language skills. The series includes the latest learning indicators prescribed by NCERT to help learners achieve proficiency in language skills.

Class 1 English Books

Here is the full list of best school books on Class 1 – English.

1.”Learner’s English Grammar And Composition” by Dr. N.D.V. Prasada Rao

”Learner’s English Grammar And Composition” Book Review: This book is designed for those students who want to learn english. Elements of grammar are explained in the first section of the book. Information about verbs is also given in detail. Types of tense are explained along with examples. Nouns and determiners are also given in the book. This book also contains more functional grammar concepts in detail. Analysis, transformation and synthesis is given stepwisely. Common mistakes done while english speaking/writing are also given. Spelling rules and punctuation methods are also given in the book. Vocabulary, comprehension and composition is given in a detailed manner which include synonyms, antonyms, letter writing, story writing, essay writing.

2.”Self-Learning English Course with Activities – Class 1″ by Kalpna Aggarwal, Milan Gowel & Rita Wilson

”Self-Learning English Course with Activities – Class 1″ Book Review: This book is designed for those students who want to learn english. Reading comprehension is given which include topics like A Wonderful Holiday, Our Clean Surroundings. A Healthy Lunch, My Computer, I Wonder. Under Grammar section vowels and consonants, sentences, nouns, singular and plural, gender, proper nouns, use of a and an, pronoun and verbs is explained. Adjectives, prepositions and conjunctions are also given in the book. Pronunciation methods also explained in this book. This book also contains vocabulary and creative writing topics. At the end of every chapter the exercise based on that concept is given in the book.

3.”Grammar Magic” by Anuradha Murthi

”Grammar Magic” Book Review: This book is designed for those students who want to learn english. Noun, verbs and non-finite are explained in the beginning of the book. Type of tense, its information and examples are also given in the book. This book also contains information about modals, pronouns, adjectives and adverbs in detail. Determiners also given in the book. Preposition, conjunctions and punctuation is explained in this book. This book also contains phrases, clauses and relative clauses concepts in detail. Type of sentences i.e. simple, compound and complex sentences also given in the book. Direct-Indirect speech, active-Passive voice, transformation of sentences and synthesis of sentences is explained in the book in a detailed manner. This book also contains information about conditionals, homophones and homonyms, synonyms and antonyms, idioms, proverbs, comprehension and composition along with examples and its explanations.

4.”ALL-IN-ONE (English, Hindi, Mathematics and EVS)” by Full Marks

”ALL-IN-ONE (English, Hindi, Mathematics and EVS)” Book Review: This book is designed for those students who want to learn english. Under english section types of tense, noun, pronoun, adverb, preposition, verbs, interrogation and gender are explained in a detailed manner. The hindi section includes the chapters and poems in hindi and the exercise based on them. Mathematics section includes a basic introduction to all arithmetic operation i.e. addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

5.”New Saraswati Easy English Grammar for Class 1″ by Dr. Shalini Verma

”New Saraswati Easy English Grammar for Class 1″ Book Review: This book is designed for those students who want to learn english. In this book Part-I includes consonants and vowels introduction, jumbled letters, small and big words, rhyming words, opposite words and word family. The sentence parts, capital letters, full stop and question mark details are also given. Tense banks include the type of tense, example and use of words. Body parts name, non-living things name and name of people who help us from our daily life is also mentioned in the book. Composition types and its examples are also given in the book. This book also contains test paper which helps to memorise things. Methods and formulas to find area, volume, perimeter and angles are also given along with time and calendar detail. Environmental studies are also given in the book that include body parts, flowers and fruits, types of food, details about birds, insects and animals and plant information. This book also contains family relationship information, indian culture details.

6.”Candid Let us Interact In English” by Mamta Chauhan & Anupam & Deep Jot Singh

”Candid Let us Interact In English” Book Review: This book is designed for those students for classes from KG to 8th. The basic introduction about the topic is given in the book. This book also contains details about nouns and pronouns. The types of tenses are given along with their examples. This book also contains writing skills and their example. This book also contains the ways to interact in english. Composite types and its examples are also given in the book.

7.”Candid English Conversation” by T.Balasubramaniam & K. Bala

”Candid English Conversation” Book Review: This book is designed for students from primary classes 1 to 8. The details about noun, pronoun and adverb is given. This book also contains a collection of interviews and major personalities of modern times. The types of tense and their examples is also given in the book. The use of a, an is explained. This book also contains english conversation to learn. Direct and Indirect sentence and their use is also explained in the book.

8.”Marigold English” by NCERT

”Marigold English” Book Review: This book is designed for those students who want to learn english. This book contains chapters and poems in english. Chapter like a happy child, three little pigs are given in the book. This book also contains poems in english. At the end of every chapter and poem the exercise based on that chapter is given in the book. The meaning of the new words are also given in the book.

9.”The English Channel” by Illa Vij and Maryan Vaisoha

”The English Channel” Book Review: This book is designed for those students from primary classes 1 to 8. This book contains basic grammar and its explanation in detail. The writing skills and the examples are given in detail. This book also contains details about nouns, adverbs, pronouns and adjectives in a detailed manner. This book also contains chapters and poems. The use of a, an is also explained in the book. This book also contains the details about the sentence.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on the English subject and came out with a recommended list of the top 10 English books for each grade. If any more book needs to be added to the list of best books on English, please let us know. We hope you find this list helpful in your studies.

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