GO ON, CHALLENGE YOURSELF!
Eagle of the Ninth by Rosemary Sutcliff
The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood-Hargrave
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken
Northern Lights by Phillip Pullman
The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

HAVE YOU CONSIDERED THESE?
My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell
Booked by Kwame Alexander
One by Sarah Crossan
After Tomorrow by Gillian Cross
Where the World Turns Wild by Nicola Penfold

JUST FOR FUN
Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney
Danger is Everywhere by Dr Noel Zone
Demolition Dad by Phil Earle
Middle School Series by James Patterson

TRANSITION BOOK 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
Oranges in No Man’s Land by Elizabeth Laird
The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
Echo Mountain by Lauren Wolk
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed

READ SOMETHING SCARY!
Stranger With My Face by Lois Duncan
The Positively Last Performance by Geraldine McCaughrean
Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol
The Wickford Doom by Chris Priestley
Coraline by Neil Gaiman

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
Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli

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
The Children of Castle Rock by Natasha Farrant

READ ABOUT FAMILIES
Artichoke Hearts by Sita Brahmachari
Bindi Babes by Narinder Dhami
Me, My Dad, and the End of the Rainbow, by Benjamin Dean
Pay Attention, Carter Jones by Gary D Schmidt
Chinglish by Sue Cheung

READ ABOUT TRAINS
The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
Railhead by Philip Reeve
The Highland Falcon Thief (Adventures on Trains I) by MG Leonard

READ ABOUT TIME TRAVEL
The Infinite by Patience Agbabi
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
Time Travelling With a Hamster by Ross Welford
Frozen in Time by Ali Sparkes
Charlotte Sometimes by Penelope Farmer

BOOKS SET IN THE OCEAN
Emily Windsnap books by Liz Kessler
Deeplight by Frances Hardinge
The StormKeeper’s Island by Catherine Doyle
Alone on a Wide Wide Sea by Michael Morpurgo
Girl.Boy.Sea. by Chris Vicks

TRUE STORIES
Becoming: Adapted for Younger Readers by Michelle Obama
Dosh by Rashmi Sirdeshpande
Philosophy for Beginners (Usborne)
Born a Crime: Adapted for Younger Readers by Trevor Noah
No One is Too Small to Make a Difference by Greta Thunberg

ALL KINDS OF PEOPLE
Rain, Reign by Anne M Martin
Diary of a Young Naturalist by Dara McAnulty
The Good Hawk by Joseph Elliott
A Kind of Spark by Elle McNicoll
I Have No Secrets by Penny Joelson

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