The School Reading List compiles this list of recommended books monthly. This book of the month list highlights new releases and editions of fiction and non-fiction books suitable for children and young adults aged 5-16.
Please find below our regularly updated lists of suggested reading books for children in Key Stage Two (KS2) in UK primary schools. We have compiled lists of chapter books for 7 years olds, 8 year olds, 9 year olds, 10 years olds and 11 year olds in Year 3, Year 4, Year 5 and Year 6. With mystery books, adventure stories, myths and legends, biographies, graphic novels, funny stories and fantasy reading, there should be a genre for everyone.
Suggested reading books for pupils in Year Three, aged 7-8. A diverse and interesting range of exciting titles aimed at boys and girls of all abilities in lower key stage two including books by Roald Dahl, Jacqueline Wilson and Tony Bradman
Suggested reading books for pupils in Year Four, aged 8-9. A selection of exciting titles aimed at boys and girls of all abilities in lower key stage two.
Suggested reading books for pupils in Year Six, aged 10-11. A selection of exciting titles aimed at boys and girls of all abilities in upper key stage two.
This suggested reading list offers lots of choice for nine and ten year olds. From fantasy to animal stories and mysteries to science fiction adventure, there’s something for every upper primary child. These titles are suitable for children aged 9-10 in Year 5 of primary school and include titles suitable for inspiring reluctant readers.