isiXhosa reading list

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Foundation Phase (Grades R, 1 - 3):

  • T Chaane, P Qabazi: Zamkele
  • Trish Cooke: Kakhulu
  • Carl de Souza: UCitronelle
  • T Midiohovan, HD Sonon: U-Afi negubu lomlingo
  • J Dreyer: Uyavuma na Nkonjane?
  • E Browne: Isothuso sikaHanda
  • M Hadithi: Umntwana wemfene
  • W Baum: Kiboko
  • MacMillan: Amagama ali-100 okuqala
  • MacMillan: Izilwanyana ezili-100 zokuqala
  • Ndunge,B & Molefe, T: Usisa
  • Mvinjelwa,TA & Ndungane N: Izicengcelezo zamandulo zabantwana
  • Weber L: Masincedise ekhaya (Jasper Series)
  • Weber L: Ubumnandi epakin (Jasper Series)
  • Weber L: Ndim lo!:amalungu omzimba(Jasper Series)
  • Weber L: Bala kunye nam:amanani(Jasper Series)
  • Weber L: Ndingawenza umfanekiso(Jasper Series)
  • Gillham, B: Abantwana ababini
  • Molefe, T & Qabazi, P: Yintoni ingxaki
  • Leggat, G: Ukuthanda Imibala
  • Dreyer, J: UBanzi ebegula
  • Arrison, L: Ivili
  • Vanyaza, M: Umboleki
  • Randal, I: Siyanxiba
  • Bebey, K: Kutheni ndingekho emfanekisweni nje?
  • Cooke, T: Kakhulu
  • Dreyer,J: Utata uthenga imoto
  • Mennen, I: Ngobusuku obumnyama
  • Viljoen, G: Amaqanda
  • Bruna, D: Funda noMiffy
  • Leggat, G: Gom Gom Bhanana
  • Schermbruker, R: Egoli
  • Atkinson, H: Ibhola phezu kophahla
  • Dilley, B: Imibala
  • Walton, A: Usuku olumnandi
  • Manxiwa N: Isitiya sikamama
  • Tuntulwana, N: Uthando lukamama
  • Tuntulwana, N: Nokuba yintoni na kodwa iyingozi
  • Tuntulwana, N: UPixie
  • Tuntulwana, N: UNtondo
  • Tuntulwana, N: Kutheni incanda ihlaba ngeentsiba zayo
  • Ngcelwane et al: Vuya, Siya vuya
  • Ngcelwane et al: UVela noVelile
  • Diara, O: UNana nombungu
  • Dilley B & Davies D: Umnqwazi wam
  • Bruma , D: USnuffy nomlilo
  • Minya N: UVusumzi ngumongi
  • Poulton, P: Ubume bendawo yasedolophini
  • Howse-Chisale: Intlanzi ka-Orama

Foundation/Intermediate Phases

    Grades 1 - 4

    • Mari Grobler: Uhambo lukaMusa
    • Mari Grobler: Ingubo yeziziba KaLulama
    • Dux van der Walt: Ilokhwe ebomvu
    • JoanRankin: UKatana noMpangele
    • Peta Coplans: Inja nekati

    Grades 1 - 5

    • G Leggat: Khawundiculele

    Grades 2 - 4

    • M Midgley, H Hoveka,H: Umlindo omde kaVusi
    • E B Sisulu: Mhla uGogo waya kuvotna
    • Velthuijs, M-Translated by Dr Z Zotwana: Usele liqhawe
    • Velthuijs, M-Translated by Dr Z Zotwana: Usele ungusele
    • G Mhlophe: Molo Zoleka
    • P Saville, TP Mlakalaka: UKwanele ubuyela ekhaya
    • E B Sisulu: Mhla uGogo waya kuvotna
    • J Heale: Akanatyala
    • U Koch & RD Mtabati: Intlonti yezihlangu zikaMegan
    • M Schwartz: ULindiwe iqhawekazi lethu
    • B Gqokoma: Umakhulu nezinto zasendle
    • A Walton & B Gqokoma: Usiswana sibomvu
    • B Ndunge & S Jacobs: Mazithule zithi tu iimfene
    • B Ndunge & A Walton: Isikhukukazi noDyakalashe
    • I Herbert: Iminqatha emininzi kakhulu

    Grades 2 - 7

    • B L Gbado: Inzwakazi uDebo

    Grades 3 - 4

    • G Leggat: Imoto emavili matathu
    • F Ngobese, N Mtshali: Ndiyamthanda umama wam
    • F Ngobese, N Mtshali: Ndiyamthanda utata wam
    • N Daly: Min'emnandi Jamela
    • N Daly: Ingoma kaJamela

    Grades 3 - 5

    • M Levy: Indlela kaTokazi eya ekhaya
    • MacDonald: Ingubo kaKhumalo
    • T A Nevin: UMbali nenganyama

Intermediate Phase (Grades 4 - 5)

  • U Koch & R D Mtabati: Yiza John, khawuleza

Intermediate Phase (Grades 4 - 6)

  • J Bloch & S Hese: NdingumAfrika
  • I Randall: Ibhayisekile kaBusisiwe
  • N Tsoeu & SZ Mbude: Ungawudeli umqulu iiyadi ungekazibali
  • N Tsoeu, Z Mbude: Ungawudeli umqulu iiyadi ungekazibali
  • Jacobs et al: Amaqhawe aseHout Bay
  • P Maseko: Ikhubalo likaMadiba
  • Biblionef (publisher): Oompondwana bodwa
  • N Daly: Uphi UJamela
  • S Magona: Esona-sona sidlo
  • S Jacobs & M M Fika: Abahlobo
  • Ngcelwane et al: Umvundlana nabahlobo
  • U Koch & R D Mtabati: Ihlebo likaClare
  • U Koch & R D Mtabati: Ingxaki kaFranny
  • H Atkinson: Ndiyakwazi ukuqubha
  • R Deetlefts: Umculo weentaka ezintandathu
  • N Daly: USalma omhle Kunene
  • Ladybird: Ufudo olufuna ukubhabha
  • Ladybird: Umdyarho omkhulu
  • Ladybird: U-Anantsi noThixo wesibhakabhaka
  • J Madingwane & L Beake: Ukuthiywa kukaKea
  • S Y Abiathar: ULouba Umdlali wesoka omncicane
  • S Woodward: Ipasile ka-Emmanuel
  • G Leggat: Umorabaraba
  • G Mhlophe & K Becker: Ulovane oluculayo
  • L Beak: Ekhaya ngoku
  • N Bangeni: Impangele namanye amabali

Intermediate Phase (Grades 4 - 7)

  • S M Sefako: Umtshakazi owayengenanto
  • U Koch & F Samente: Imoto kaJack

Intermediate Phase (Grades 5 - 7)

  • N Turkington & A Camreon: Usapho lakwaNgesi luyakhuphisana
  • G Ditlhokwa: Isigcawu esingukumkani
  • F Keita: Isela elincumileyo
  • G Mongwe: UTickles
  • K Siwundla: Zinga ziya labana nje azihlabani

Intermediate Phase (Grades 6 - 8)

  • J William & T Ntshinga: Ukujuxuza ngochulumanco
  • D Servant: UKhethiwe
  • D Steward: Abatwana bezikhwebu zombona

Senior Phase (Grades 7 - 9)

  • P Rule: "Shoooooes!" Ibali likaLeonard Gregory
  • Stewart, D-Translated by Dr SZ Zotwana: UMondi umdlali wefluti
  • J William & T Ntshinga: Udaniso woloyiso
  • L Molefe & Z Nazo: Isizwe esitsha
  • E Molver: ULindiwe ufumana indlela
  • H Dube: Uthando lunzima
  • H Lewin: Umfanekiso owavela uphila
  • A Umelo: Umlambo wethemba (gift)
  • U Koch, R D Mtabati: Isiphithi-phithi efama
  • S Molobi: Amanzi obugqi kaThulani
  • S Zotwana: Amanzithinzithi kaMzingisi

Senior/FET Phases (Grades 8 - 10)

  • L Van Dyk: Uthemba
  • S Yawa: Ubunzulu bentliziyo
  • P N Mayekiso-Dlulane: Iinzingo sisifo sempumelelo
  • K Papmallis: Wayilwela inkululeko
  • M L Sibindla: Kwaqosha umbombo
  • S Kula: Ndakuyicel'ivuthiwe
  • B Cekisa: Umvandedwa
  • L M Mgqatsa: Zakuphela iinkuni uyacima umlilo
  • J B Weza: Kuqala kube mnyama xa kuza kukhanya
  • K L Molope: Sijuxuza eluthulini
  • Vegter,O-Translated by Dr Z Zotwana: Uphuziwe uWhitney
  • L B N N Bomela: Ithemba
  • P T Mtuze: UYese namahla-ndinyuka obomi
  • R H Kaschula: Lajuxuz'igqirha
  • R H Kaschula: Lajuxuz'igqirha latshon'etipini
  • N Mazibuko: Oomashayela phezulu
  • M Mzngwana, O Mfeketho: Khwela-khwela yomoto kamama
  • T T Mabeka: Sithi silapha sibe silapha
  • J J Sankqele: Kazi yozala nkomoni

FET Phase (Grades 10 - 12)

  • V Magadla: Isazela sidl'umniniso
  • W K Tamsanqa: Ithemba liyaphilisa
  • P T Mtuze: Alitshoni lingaphumi
  • G S B Xundu: Kusalawula yena
  • N Saule: Ukhozi olumaphiko
  • N Saule: Umthetho kamthetho
  • Nelson R Mandela: Indlela ende eya enkululekweni
  • Z Sisusa: Isahluko sokugqibela
  • R F Mcimeli: Kazi Ndenzeni na
  • R F Mcimeli: UMakhwekhwetha
  • R Siyongwana: Ubulumko bezinja
  • P Coelho: Usomachiza
  • G M Belebesi: Kobe kuphole
  • E F Gwasho: Izigigaba zelifa
  • P M Mzileni: Xa ingakhalanga iyayekwa
  • W K Tamsanqa: Nyana wam! Nyana wam!
  • T Ngenelwa: Ukuvuka kwam ekufeni
  • P Gongo: Ukutshona kwehotyazana
  • K M Manciya: Izango zothando
  • P N Mayekiso-Dlulane: Iinzingo sisifingo sempumelelo
  • S Magona: Bunzima nje buhle ubomi
  • M N Ndawo: UNozimanga
  • G S R Dlulane: Kungcono ukuhleka mva
  • N Faku & M S M Kebeni: Ukuba ndandingangxamanga
  • K S Bongela: Alitshoni lingenandaba
  • M Mbambo: Amakroza
  • W K Tamsanqa: Ukuba ndandazile
  • M Nzo: Nandiweza
  • M Nzo: Zinzame bubulungisa kusini na
  • G I M Mzamane: Izinto zodidi
  • J J F Sankqele: Nantso ke inqontsonqa
  • Z Mtumane: Izinto zalo mhlaba ngamajingiqhiwu
  • H Sondlo: Bakubuya
  • N Vapi: Litshona lliphume
  • R F Mcimeli: Ingqumbo yothando
  • M A P Ngani: Umqol'uphandle
  • A C Jordan: Ingqumbo yeminyanya
  • M Sibidla: Kwaqhosha umbombo
  • N Saule: Unyana womntu

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