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Year 6 Book List

Here is a list of books that we recommend for a Year 6 child.



Carrie's War

Nina Bawden

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit

Judith Kerr

The Diamond of Drury Lane

Julia Golding


Frank Cottrell Boyce


Cynthia Voigt

Noughts and Crosses

Malorie Blackman

Knife Edge

Malorie Blackman

Private Peaceful

Michael Morpurgo

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson

Mortal Engines

Philip Reeve


Philip Pullman

Dragon Keeper

Carole Wilkinson

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon

Peter Pan

J M Barrie

Wizard of Oz

F Baum

Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe

Oliver Twist

Charles Dickens

Jungle Book

Rudyard Kipling

The Railway Children 

E Nesbit

The Borrowers

M Nortan

Alex Rider Series

Anthony Horowitz

My Story

Various Authors

Boy Overboard

Morris Gleitzman


Garth Nix

Alice in Wonderland

Lewis Carroll

Goodnight Mr Tom

Michelle Magorian

Emil and the Detectives

Erich Kästner

Jurassic Park

Michael Crichton

Northern Lights

Phillip Pullman

The One Hundred and One Dalmations

Dodie Smith

White Fang

Jack London

Call of the Wild

Jack London

The Light Jar

Lisa Thompson

The Girl Who Stole an Elephant

Nizrana Farook

Wolf Wilder

Katherine Rundell

Various titles

Enid Blyton

Cogheart – Moonlocket – Skycircus

Peter Bunzl

The London Eye Mystery

Siobhan Dowd