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Year 6 Book List

Level 4 (average readers)  
Title Author
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase Joan Aiken
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe  C.S. Lewis
Stig of the Dump Clive King
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH Robert C. O'Brien
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe Penelope Lively
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tyler Gene Kempe
The Hundred and One Dalmatians Dodie Smith
Quirky Tales Paul Jennings
War Horse Michael Morpurgo
Private Peaceful Michael Morpurgo
The Demon Headmaster Gillian Cross
Kensuke's Kingdom Michael Morpurgo
The Silver Sword Ian Serrailier
Noughts and Crosses Malorie Blackman
Private Peaceful Michael Morpurgo
Clockwork Philip Pullman
Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe
Oliver Twist Charles Dickens
Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
Alex Rider Series Anthony Horowitz
A Boy in Stripped Pyjamas John Boyne
Skellig David Almond
Holes Louis Sacher
The London Eye Mystery Siobhan Dowd
Talking Turkeys Benjamin Zephaniah
Krindlekrax Philip Ridley
The Borrowers Mary Norton
A Monster Calls Patrick Ness
Moonfleet John Meade Falkner
My Swordhand is Singing Marcus Sedgwick
The Railway Children E Nesbit
Abomination Robert Swindells
Carrie's War Nina Bawden
The Crowstarver Dick King-Smith
From Hereabout Hill Michael Morpurgo
Lion Boy Zizou Corder
The Machine Gunners Robert Westall
Once Morris Gleitzman
The Weathermonger Peter Dickinson
Why the Whales Came Michael Morpurgo
Siverfin Charlie Higson
The City of Ember Jeannae Buprau
Inkheart Cornelia Funke
   
Level 5 (advanced readers)  
Title Author
The Hobbit J.R.R Tolkien
The Secret garden Francis Hodgson Burnett
The Phantom Tollbooth Norton Juster
Carrie's War Nina Bawden
The Weirdstone of Brisingaman Alan Garner
Elidor Alan Garner
The Owl Service Alan Garner
Dragon-Slayer Rosemary Sutcliff
The Wizard of Earthsea Ursula Le Guin
The Sword in the Stone T.H. White
The Once and Future King T.H. White
Harry Potter Series J.K. Rowling
The Eagle of the Ninth Rosemary Sutcliff
Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransome
The Tripods John Christoher
Watership Down Richard Adams
The Wind in the Willows Kenneth Grahame
The Railway Children E Nesbit
Holes Louis Sachar
Mortal Engines Philip Reeve
Stormbreaker Anthony Horrowitz
Goggle Eyes Anne Fine
Pig-Heart Boy Malorie Blackman
Goodnight Mr Tom Michelle Magotian
The Dark is Rising Susan Cooper
The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents Terry Pratchett
The Wizard of Oz Frank L Baum
Peter Pan JM Barrie
The Seeing Stone Kevin Crossley-Holland
Boy Roald Dahl
Going Solo Roald Dahl
Northern Lights Philip Pullman
The Subtle Knife Philip Pullman
The Amber Spyglass Philip Pullman
The Indian in the Cupboard Trilogy Lynne Reid Banks
Black Beauty Anna Sewell
The Adventure of Huckleberry Finn Mark Twain
Blitzcat Robert Westall
Framed Frank Cottrell Boyce
The Graveyard Book Neil Gaiman
Wonder R.J Palacio
The Book Thief Marcus Zusak
The Box of Delights John Masefield
The Call of the Wild Jack London
Twelve Minutes to Midnight Christopher Edge
   
Challenging Reading  
Title Author
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson
Jane Eyre Charlotte Bronte
A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens
The Red Pony John Steinbeck
The Pearl John Steinbeck
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck
Animal Farm George Orwell
1984 George Orwell
Lord of the Flies William Golding
Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien
Silas Marner George Elliot
Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
The Day of the Triffids John Wyndham

The Chrysalids

John Wyndham
Alone on a Wide, Wide Sea Michael Morpurgo
The Chronicles of Narnia CS Lewis
Wolf Brother Michelle Paver
Silverfin Charlie Higson
Millions Frank Cottrell Boyce
Witch Child Celia Rees
The Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling
I, Coriander Sally Gardener
A Stitch in Time Penelope Lively
The Boy in Striped Pyjamas John Boyne
Little House on the Prairie Laura Ingals Wilder
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit Judith Kerr
My Family and Other Animals Gerald Durrell
   
Plays by William Shakespeare (such as 'Twelfth Night', MacBeth', 'Julius Ceaser', 'A Midsummer Night's Dream') and George Bernard Shaw (Such as 'Androcles and the Lion' or 'Ceaser' and 'Cleopatra').
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