Recommended Books – Green

Green Area Recommended Books

STOP PRESS: During term 2, all Green Area classes will be reading ‘Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator’ by Roald Dahl. Children are welcome to bring in their own copies of the book from home if they are marked with their name.

Reading is a vital part of your child’s education and it is very important that you continue to hear your child read and share and enjoy books with them – even as they get older. In order to help and encourage further reading with your child, we have compiled a recommended reading list. You will see some popular books on this list and some books which are perhaps less well known. We are hoping that this will enable the children to read more widely and enjoy a range of styles and genres. We have also included some classic books on the list that we feel children should read. Many of these titles are available in school or in the local library. It is also worth having a look at Blue Area book recommendations.

My Family and Other Animals – Gerald Durrell Snow Spider – Jenny Nimmo
Skellig – David Almond Kensuke’s Kingdom – Michael Morpurgo
Stormbreaker – Anthony Horowitz Artemis Fowl – Eoin Coffer
Northern Lights Trilogy – Philip Pullman The Secret Garden – Frances Hodgson Burnett
The Midnight Fox – Betsy Byars Tom’s Midnight Garden – Phillipa Pearce
Goodnight Mr Tom – Michelle Margorian Holes – Lois Sacher
Young Bond series – Charlie Higson Truckers – Terry Hatchett
The Hobbit – JRR Tolkein Flour Babies – Anne Fine
Danny Champion of the World – Roald Dahl Boy – Roald Dahl
The Breadwinner – Deborah Ellis Narnia (series) – C.S. Lewis
Indian in the Cupboard – Lynne Reid Banks How the whale became – Ted Hughes
Street Child – Berlie Doherty Carrie’s War – Nina Bawden
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tyler – Gene Kemp Charlotte’s Web – E.B.White
Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne Eagle of the Ninth (series) – Rosemary Sutcliffe
I am David – Anne Holm Iron woman – Ted Hughes
Horrible Histories Watership Down – Richard Adams
Wolves of Willoughby Chase – Joan Aitken Arthur High King of Britain – Michael Morpurgo
Sword in the Stone – T.H. White Little Women – LM Alcott
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight – Michael Morpurgo