Upper School recommended reading list Spring 2016


Years 5 and 6

Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien

The Chronicles of Narnia by C S Lewis

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham

Artemis Fowl series by Eoin Colfer

I am David by Anne Holm

The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes

Clockwork by Phillip Pullman

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier

Shakespeare Stories by Leon Garfield

Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

Treasure Island by R L Stevenson

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman

The Railway Children by E Nesbit

Kidnapped by R L Stevenson

Eragon by Christopher Paolini

Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff

Street Child by Berlie Doherty

The Happy Prince and Other Stories by Oscar Wilde

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Face by Benjamin Zephaniah

The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tyler by Gene Kemp

The Skulduggery Pleasant series by Derek Landy

Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver

Birds Beasts and Relatives by Gerald Durrell

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner

The Fib and Other Stories by George Layton

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Holes by Louis Sachar

Redwall series by Brian Jacques

The Suitcase Kid and other titles by Jacqueline Wilson

Journey to Jo’burg and other titles by Beverley Naidoo

Flour Babies and other titles by Anne Fine

War Horse and other titles by Michael Morpurgo

Wheel of Surya and other titles by Jamilia Gavin

Alex Rider series by Anthony Horowitz

Stories written by Terry Pratchett