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Great Books for Year 5

Welcome to our reading list for Year 5. It is full of suggestions for books to read and contains a good mixture of the most recent fiction, classics and everything in between. Why not curl up with a good book!

 

 

 
BB The Little Grey Men
Down The Bright Stream
 

 
Lynne Reid Banks The Indian in the Cupboard
Frances H Burnett The Secret Garden
Georgia Byng Molly Moon’s Hypnotic Time Travel
Cressida Cowell How to be a Pirate
Tony Diterlizzi Spiderwick Chronicles
Tobias Druitt Coryden and the Island of Monsters
Coryden and the Fall of Atlantis
Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book
Madeline L’Engle A Wrinkle in Time
 

 
Anne Fine Goggle Eyes
Madame Doubtfire
 

 
Nicholas Fisk Grinny
Space Hostages
Trillions
Charlie Fletcher Stone Heart
Iron Hand
Michael Foreman War Game
War Boy
Jamilia Gavin Grandpa Chatterji
I Want to be an Angel and Other Stories
 


 
Adele Geras Cleopatra
A Candle in the Dark
 

 
Morris Gleitzman Stickybeak
Toad Heaven
The Gift of the Gab
Julia Golding The Chimera’s Curse – Companions Quartet
Nigel Hinton The Finders
Beaver Towers (series)
Anothony Horowitz Groosham Grange
Diamond Brothers (series)
 

 
Ted Hughes The Iron Man  

 
Robin Jarvis The Alchemist’s Cat
The Woven Path
Norton Juster The Phantom Tollbooth
Judith Kerr When Hilter Stole Pink Rabbit
Bombs on Aunty Dainty
Noel Langley The Land of Green Ginger
Caroline Lawrence The Thieves of Ostia
The Pirates of Pompeii
Geraldine McCraughrean One Thousand and One Arabian Nights
Ian McEwan The Daydreamer
 


 
Michael Morpurgo The Wreck of Zanzibar
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
 


 
Jenny Nimmo The Snow Spider Trilogy
Philippa Pearce A Dog so Small
Minnow on the Say
Philip Pullman I Was a Rat
Count Karlstein
Rick Riordan Percy Jackson (series)
Dodie Smith 101 Dalmations
Lemony Snicket An Series of Unfortunate Events
 
 
Russell Stannard Uncle Albert (series)  
 
Riddell and Stewart Fergus Crane
Noel Streatfield Ballet Shoes
J R Tolkein The Hobbit
Henry Treece The Viking Saga
The Children’s Crusade
Ann Turnball et al. Historical House (series)
Robert Westall Blitzcat
E B White Charlotte’s Web
Dianna Wynne-Jones Charmed Life
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