Books for Year 2

Suggested reading list books for Year 2 pupils age 6-7

A selection of reading books for Year 2 to challenge and interest pupils aged 6-7 in KS1 classes in UK primary schools. Authors include Eoin Colfer, Clotilde Perrin, Michael Rosen and Enid Blyton.

Books for Year 4

Suggested reading list books for Year 4 pupils age 8-9

Suggested reading books for Year 4 pupils, aged 8-9. A selection of exciting titles aimed at boys and girls of all abilities in lower KS2. Featured authors include Roald Dahl, Helen Cresswell, Andy Griffiths, Pamela Butchart and Malorie Blackman.

Books for Year 5. Suggested reading list for Year 5 pupils aged 9-10 in Key Stage 2.

Suggested reading list books for Year 5 pupils age 9-10

This suggested reading list offers lots of books choices for 9 and 10 year olds. From fantasy to animal stories and mysteries to science fiction adventure, there’s something for every upper primary child. These books for Year 5 include titles suitable for inspiring both able and reluctant readers.

Best books for Year 7. Suggested reading books for children in Year 7 of secondary school.

Books for Year 7 reading list for pupils in KS3 aged 11-12

Books for year 7 – our reading recommendation for 11 year olds at the start of secondary school in Year 7. There’s a selection of choices including classics, well-known authors, new titles, cult fiction and short stories. This recommended Year 7 reading list is aimed at all ability ranges.

Graphic novels for children aged 7-11 in KS2.

Graphic novels for KS2 children aged 7-11

Our recommended graphic novels for children aged 7-11 to appeal to reluctant and able readers alike. This list includes works by Ben Clanton, Gary Northfield, Shannon Watters, Deborah Ellis, Jeanne DuPrau and Alastair Humphreys.

Travelling round the world in Children's Literature

Travel locations and holiday destinations inspired by children’s books

Looking for a travel destination to engage your children? How about a location from a favourite children’s book, or an actual landmark or building which inspired a magical or legendary setting from a story? Here’s a list of top holiday spots with literary themes.

Volcanoes and earthquakes topic books for KS2

Volcanoes and earthquakes topic books for KS2

Volcanoes and earthquakes topic books for KS2. Authors include Ben Hubbard, Sophie Williams, Philip Pullman, Lauren St John, Caroline Lawrence, Anita Ganeri, Anne-Sophie Baumann and Meredith Hooper.

School Reading List KS2 Christmas children's books quiz

100 question children’s book quiz for pupils aged 7-11 in KS2

A 100 question quiz with a festive Christmas round for children aged 7-11 in KS2. Genres include fantasy, historical, mystery, adventure and picture books. This literacy quiz is ideal for end of term school activities, family fun in the holiday, or something for your children to do at your local library.

 

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