Recommended Reading Books -Year 5

Tom’s Midnight Garden
by Phillippa Pearce

Awful Auntie
by David Walliams

The Boy who Swam with Piranhas
by David Almond

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
by Joan Aiken

Frank Cottrell-Boyce

The Kites are Flying
by Michael Morpurgo

Eye of the Wolf
by Daniel Pennac

Fastest Boy in the World
by Elizabeth Laird

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
by J k Rowling

Hitler’s Canary
by Sandi Toksvig

How to Train Your Dragon
by Cressida Cowell

Thieves of Ostia
by Caroline Lawrence

Tiger, Tiger
by Lynne Reid Banks

by Frank Cottrell Boyce

The Bomber Dog
by Megan Rix

Danny the Champion of the World
by Roald Dahl

The Emily Windsnap series
by Liz Kessler

A Soldier’s Friend
by Megan Rix

The Great Escape
by Megan Rix

The Story of Matthew Buzzington
by Andy Stanton

Gangsta Granny
by David Walliams

I am David
by Anne Holm

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
by Judith Kerr

The Silver Sword
by Ian Serraillier

The Machine Gunners
by Robert Westall

The Treasure Seekers
by Edith Nesbit

The Time Travelling Cat and the Roman Eagle
by Julia Jarman

Treasure Island
by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Thief of Time
by Terry Pratchett

Tom Palmer Sports books
by Tom Palmer

Black, White and Gold
by Kelly Holmes

Martin Johnson The Autobiography
by Martin Johnson

Black Ships Before Troy
by Rosemary Sutcliffe

The Rattle Bag
by Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney

A Zoo in my Luggage
by Gerald Durrell

Golden Bats and Pink Pigeons
by Gerald Durrell

The River at Greene Knowe
by Lucy Boston

We Didn’t Mean to go to Sea
by Arthur Ransome

The Dolphin Crossing
by Jill Paton Walsh

The Midnight Fox
by Betsy Byars