Buckingham Park Primary School Suggested Reading List for

Buckingham Park Primary School
Suggested Reading List for children in Year 6
This is a list of more challenging reads for those in Year 6. The Year 3/4 and 5 suggested reading lists are also worth looking at.
Midnight is a Place
Joan Aiken
Skellig, Heaven Eyes
David Almond
Artemis Fowl series, The Supernaturalist, Half Moon Investigations
Eion Colfer
The Dark is Rising sequence Icefire, Shrinking Ralph Perfect,
Susan Cooper
The Salt Pirates of Skegness
Chris D’Lacey
Helen Dunmore
Inkheart, Inkspell, The Thief Lord
Cornelia Funke
The Owl Service, Elidor
Alan Garner
Warriors of the Raven
Alan Gibbons
Little White Horse
Elizabeth Goudge
The Power of Five series
Anthony Horowitz
Warrior Cats series
Erin Hunter
Brian Jaques
Eight Days of Luke, The Chrestomanci Series
Diane Wynne Jones
The Divide, Back to the Divide etc
Elizabeth Kay
Tooth and Claw
Stephen Moore
The Wind on Fire Trilogy, The Noble Warriors Trilogy
William Nicholson
Charlie Bone series
Jenny Nimmo
Measle and the Mallockee
Ian Ogilvy
Eragon, Eldest
Christopher Paolini
Wolf Brother, Spirit Walker, Soul Eater Johnny and the Bomb,
Michele Paver
Diggers, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents
Terry Pratchet
His Dark Materials Series
Philip Pullman
Mortal Engines
Philip Reeve
Mighty Fizz Chilla
Philip Ridley
Harry Potter
J. K. Rowling
Holes, Small Steps
Louis Sachar
Septamus Flyte series
Angie Sage
Shapeshifter series
Ali Sparkes
The Edge Chronicles series
Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell
Golem’s Eye
Jonathan Stroud
In the Nick of Time
Robert Swindells
G. P. Taylor
The Swithchers Trilogy, The Missing Link
Kate Thompson
The Hobbit / Lord of the Rings
J. R. R.Tolkein
Dr Who story books
The Last Free Cat
Jon Blake
Millions, Framed, Cosmic
Frank Cottrell Boyce
An Angel for May
Melvin Burgess
Jimmy Coates series
Joe Craig
The Blood Stone,
Jamila Gavin
Surya Trilogy
Carl Hiaasen
Charlie Higson
The Young Bond books
Alex Rider series
Anthony Horowitz
Girl Missing
Sophie Mckenzie
Volcano Adventure etc
Willard Price
Alpha Force series
Chris Ryan
The Runaways
Ruth Thomas
H.I.V.E series
Mark Walden
Jeanette Winterson
World War 2
Carrie’s War
Nina Bawden
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas
John Boyne
I am David
Anne Holm
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit
Judith Kerr
Tom’s War
Robert Leeson
Goodnight Mr Tom
Michele Magorian
Blitz Boys
Buckingham Park Primary Year 6 Reading List
Fly Away Home
Dolphin Crossing
The Machine Gunners
The Diary of Anne Frank
Street Child
Powder Monkey
The Oracle
The Knight and the Squire, Saga of Erik the Viking
The Roman Mysteries
Percy Jackson series
Endymion Spring
Montmorency series
The Haunting
Mokee Joe series
Cirque Du Freak, The Vampire’s Assistant
Vampirates series
The Thousand Eyes of Night
The Secret Garden, The Little Princess, Little Lord Fauntleroy
The Lost World
The Three Musketeers
Anne of Green Gables
The Railway Children
The Borrowers
Swallows and Amazons
Black Beauty
Treasure Island
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Around the World in 80 Days
Modern Classics
Watership Down
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
The Indian in the Cupboard
The Demon Headmaster series, The Great Elephant Chase
Charlotte Sometimes
The Phantom Tollbooth
White Fang, Call of the Wild
The Snow Spider Trilogy
Tom’s Midnight Garden
The Homecoming
Little House on the Prairie
Tarka, The Otter
Well-loved authors
Stop the Train, The Stones are Hatching, A Little Lower than
Out of the Ashes, Private Peaceful, Alone on the Wide Sea,
Adolphus Tips, Why the Whales Came
The Illustrated Mum, Vicky Angel, My Sister Jodie
Thought provoking books
Pig Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies
The Kin
Village by the Sea
The Breadwinner series
The Chinese Cinderella
Aliens Don’t Eat Dog Food
Killer Mushrooms Ate My Gran
Trust Me I’m a Trouble maker
Jones Charmed Life
Night of the Living Dead, Night of the Living Veg
Harry and the Wrinklies
Buckingham Park Primary Year 6 Reading List
Linda Newberry
Christine Nostlinger
Robert Westall Blitzcat
Berlie Doherty
Paul Dowswell
Catherine Fisher
Terry Jones
Caroline Lawrence
Rick Riordan
Matthew Skelton
Eleanor Updale,
Maragret Mahy
Peter J Murray
Darrren Shan
Justin Sompter
Robert Swindells
Frances Hodgson Burnett
Arthur Conan Doyle
Alexandre Dumas
C. S. Lewis
L. M. Montgomery
E. Nesbit
Mary Norton
Arthur Ransome
Anna Sewell
R. L, Stevenson
Mark Twain
Jules Verne
Richard Adams
Joan Aiken
Lynne Read Banks
Gillian Cross
Penelope Farmer
Norman Juster
Jack London
Jenny Nimmo
Phillipa Pearce
Sylivia Voight
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Henry Williamson
Roald Dahl
Geraldine McCaughrean
Michael Morpurgo,
Jacqueline Wilson
Malorie Blackman
Zizou Corder
Peter Dickinsnon
Anita Desai
Deborah Ellis
Adeline Yen Mah
Dinah Capparucci
Susan Gates
Pete Johnson
Diana Wynne
Phillip Reeve
Alan Temperley
Buckingham Park Primary Year 6 Reading List