GO ON, CHALLENGE YOURSELF!
Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THESE?
Z for Zachariah by Robert C O’Brien
Rebound by Kwame Alexander
I am Malala by Malala Yousifzai
After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo
Going Up! The no-worries guide to secondary school by J. Alexander

JUST FOR FUN
Billionaire Boy by David Walliams
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney
Danger is Everywhere by Dr Noel Zone
Demolition Dad by Phil Earle
Dork Diaries series by Rachel Renee Russell

READING LIST by interests

Here is an exciting collection of books sorted by interests. You’re sure to find a book that will grab you. Remember to write me a book review and you will earn 10 merit points.

READ ABOUT OTHER LANDS
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Bone Talk by Candy Gourlay
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar

READ SOMETHING SCARY!
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge
Bluebeard’s Castle by Gene Kemp
The Positively Last Performance by Geraldine McCaughrean

READ ABOUT WAR
I Am David by Ann Holm
Blitzcat by Robert Westall
Biggles and the Rescue by W.E. Johns
The Emergency Zoo by Miriam Halahmy

READ ABOUT SCHOOL
Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo
The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Boom! By Mark Haddon
The Mallory Towers series by Enid Blyton

READ SOMETHING SCARY
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
A Skinful of Shadows by Frances Hardinge
Tales of Terror from the Black Ship by Chris Priestley
Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan

MYSTERIES
Murder Most Unladylike by Robin Stevens
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
Butterfly Summer by Anne-Marie Conway

READ ABOUT WAR
I Am David by Ann Holm
Blitzcat by Robert Westall
Biggles and the Rescue by W.E. Johns
The Emergency Zoo by Miriam Halahmy
Oranges in No Man’s Land by Elizabeth Laird

READ ABOUT SCHOOL
Midnight for Charlie Bone by Jenny Nimmo
The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
The Mallory Towers series by Enid Blyton
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart

READ ABOUT FAMILIES
Artichoke Hearts by Sita Brahmachari
Bindi Babes by Narinder Dhami
The Memory Cage by Ruth Eastham
The Land of Neverendings by Kate Saunders

BOOKS SET IN THE OCEAN
Emily Windsnap books by Liz Kessler
Ingo by Helen Dunmore
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo
Life of Pi by Yann Martel

READ ABOUT TIME TRAVEL
Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford
Frozen in Time by Ali Sparkes
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer

READ ABOUT TRAINS
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
Railhead by Philip Reeve
An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo

READ ABOUT ANIMALS
A Different Dog by Paul Jennings
Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell
Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH by Robert C. O’Brien
Pax by Sarah Pennypacker
A Kestrel for a Knave by Barry Hines

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