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RECOMMENDED READing

The following books are what we recommend for your children to read:

  • The Road to Wigan Pier – George Orwell

  • Tom Sawyer- Mark Twain

  • The Mill on the Floss – George Elliot

  • Tobermory – H.H. Monroe

  • Far from the Madding Crowd – Thomas Hardy

  • Longitude – Dava Sobel

  • The Destructors – Graham Greene

  • Jane Eyre – Charlotte Bronte

  • Wolves of Willoughby Chase series-Joan Aiken

  • The Complete Fairy Tales- Hans Christian Andersen

  • Dragon’s Fire- Charles Ashton

  • Beyond The Spiderwick Chronicles: A Giant Problem- Holly Black

  • Noughts and Crosses Trilogy- Malorie Blackman

  • The Secret Island- Enid Blyton

  • Fairest- Gail Carson Levine

  • Scarlett- Cathy Cassidy

  • The Lost World- Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Artemis Fowl- Eoin Colfer

  • The Witches- Roald Dahl

  • Animal Ark series-Lucy Daniels

  • Robinson Crusoe- Daniel Defoe

  • Inkheart Trilogy- Cornelia Funke

  • Caught in the Crossfire- Alan Gibbons

  • Pure Dead Magic- Debbi Gilori

  • Lord of the Flies- William Golding

  • Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales- Jacob Grimm

  • Fly by Night- Frances Hardinge

  • I Am David- Anne Holm

  • A Pack of Liars- Anne Fine

  • The Mysterious Adventures of Clemency Wrigglesworth- Julie Lee

  • Stormbreaker- Anthony Horowitz

  • Wolves of Willoughby Chase series- Joan Aiken

  • Fairy Tales- Hans Christian Andersen

  • Carrie’s War- Nina Bawden

  • The Spiderwick Chronicles- Holly Black

  • Shakespeare’s Secret- Elise Broach

  • New Heroes series- Michael Carroll

  • Fairest- Gail Carson Levine

Recommended Reading
  • Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of the Baskervilles-Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

  • Swallows and Amazons and other books in this series- Arthur Ransome

  • All of the Narnia Series starting with The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe- C.S Lewis

  • Little House on the Prairie, Little House in the Big Woods (good for girl readers)- Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • The Secret Garden, A Little Princess- Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • Lord of the Flies- William Golding

  • The Lord of the Ring (3 books: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King)- J.R.R Tolkein

  • The Hobbit

  • The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer- Mark Twain

  • Animal Farm- George Orwell

  • Tell Me No Lies, Thief, Pig Heart Boy- Malorie Blackman

  • Little House on the Prairie series (good for girl readers)- Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • The Railway Children, The Phoenix and the Carpet, Five Children and It, The Wouldbegoods, The Treasure Seekers- E. Nesbit

  • The Butterfly Lion, War Horse, From Hereabout Hill, Why the Whales Came-Michael Morpurgo

  • Holes- Louis Sachar

  • Carrie’s War- Nina Bawden

  • Redwall series (Good for reluctant boy readers)- Brian Jacques

  • Nancy Drew mysteries- Carolyn Keene

  • The Water Babies- Charles Kingsley

  • Stig of the Dump- Clive King

  • The Boy In The Dress- David Walliams

  • The Borrowers- Mary Norton

  • The Secret Garden- Frances Hogdon Burnett

  • Tom's Midnight Garden- Phillipa Pearce

  • Black Beauty- Anna Sewell