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The Recommended Reading List for Year 6 is shown below or the list is available to download as a PDF document.

Try to read at least two of these books during the term holidays, plus others of your own choice.

Be selective – not all will appeal to you .Other titles by these authors are good, too, if you can’t find these particular books. Keep a record if you can - dates and a BRIEF comment or mark out of 10.

To download the Year 6 Recommended Reading List please click here

Adams, Richard

Watership Down

Albright, Flossie

My Secret War Diary* (WW2)

Aiken, Joan

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase

Almond, David

Skellig

Bawden, Nina

Carrie’s War*(WW2)

Blackman, Malorie

Noughts and Crosses

Dangerous Reality

Boyne, John

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas*(WW2)

Bronte, Charlotte

Jane Eyre

Burnett, Frances Hodgson

The Secret Garden

A Little Princess

Carroll, Lewis

Alice in Wonderland

Through the Looking Glass

Crompton, Richmal

Just William series

Cross, Gillian

The Demon Headmaster

The Prime Minister’s Brain

Fine, Anne

Goggle-Eyes

The Tulip Touch

Frozen Billy

Funke, Cornelia

The Thief Lord

Inkheart trilogy

Gardner, Sally

I, Coriander*(Stuarts/Cromwell)

Garner, Alan

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

Gavin, Jamila

Coram Boy

Green, Roger Lancelyn

Tales of Ancient Egypt*

Tales of the Greek Heroes*

Halam, Anne

Siberia

Horowitz, Antony

Stormbreaker series

Ibbotson, Eva

The Dragonfly Pool

Le Guin, Ursula

The Wizard of Earthsea trilogy

Magorian, Michelle

Goodnight Mr Tom*(WW2)

McCaughrean, Geraldine

 

Stop the Train

Casting the Gods Adrift* (Ancient Egypt)

Not The End of the World

Montgomery, L.M.

Anne of Green Gables

Morpurgo, Michael

Private Peaceful*(WW1)

PTO

 

Out of the Ashes

War Horse*(WW1)

Paver, Michelle

Wolf Brother series

Pearce, Philippa

Tom’s Midnight Garden

Pullman, Philip

Northern Lights trilogy

Sewell, Anna

Black Beauty

Serraillier, Ian

The Silver Sword*(WW2)

Shipton, Paul

The Pig Scrolls*(Ancient Greece)

Snicket, Lemony (Daniel Handler)

A Series of Unfortunate Events

Streatfield, Noel

Ballet Shoes

Stroud, Jonathan

The Amulet of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Trilogy)

Sutcliffe, Rosemary

The Eagle of the Ninth*(Ancient Rome)

Dragon Slayer

The Story of Beowulf

Tolkien, J.R.R.

The Hobbit

White, E.B.

The Sword in the Stone

Wynne Jones, Diana

The Chronicles of Chrestomanci

 

* These books have a historical base to their storyline