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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
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