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The Recommended Reading List for Year 5 is shown below or the list is available to download as a PDF document.
Please be guided by your child and if they find an author that they like then look for other titles by the same author.

To download the Year 5 Recommended Reading List click here

Year 5 recommended book list

• The Giant Baby - Allan Ahlberg

• The Peppermint Pig - Nina Bawden

• A Thief in the Village - James Berry

• Hacker - Majorie Blackman

• The Eighteenth Emergency - Betsy Byars

• Figgie Hobbin - Charles Causley

• Moondial - Helen Cresswell

• The Green Children - Kevin Crossley-Holland

• Children in Winter - Berlie Doherty

• Elidor - Alan Garner

• The Iron Woman - Ted Hughes

• The Secret Platform - Eva Ibbotson

• Just So Stories - Rudyard Kipling

• Maphead - Leslie Howarth

• Hiawatha - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow &
Susan Jeffers

• The Daydreamer - Ian McEwan

• The Exiles - Hilary McKay

• Ishtar & Tammuz - Christopher Moore &
Christina Balit

• The Wreck of the Zanzibar - Michael Morpurgo

• Earthways Earthwise - Judith Nicholls

• Matt's Millions - Andrew Norris

• The Highwayman - Alfred Noyes

• Krindlekrax - Philip Ridley

• Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - J. Rowling

• How Dogs Really Work - Alan Snow

• The Capricorn Bracelet - Rosemary Sutcliff

• Pigeon Summer - Ann Turnbull

• The Mennyms - Sylvia Waugh

• Charlotte's Web - E. White

• The Lottle Project - Jacqueline Wilson