I am adding this page as a way of listing all the good books that we have read and are busy reading now that the kids are older. These are going to be books aimed at ages 11+ so really kids in either Year 6 or in KS3.
- Sky Hawk – lovely story, really good for Year 7, there are free to download resources (link in post)
- The Last wolf – A Michael Morpurgo book, there are free to download resources (link in post)
- White Dolphin – lovely story there are free to download resources (link in post)
- Scarlet Ibis
- Edgar and Adolf – Super-Readable Rollercoaster story by OUP, comes with free to download resources.
- Lightning Strike – Super-Readable Rollercoaster story by OUP based in Victorian England, brilliant story comes with free to download resources.
- Bug Muldoon and the Garden of Fear – fun story for a Year 7 or reluctant reader
- Out of the Rubble – World War II
Books with a Historical theme
- Lady Mary – Queen Mary’s life when she was a child
- My name is Victoria
- Eliza Rose – set in Tudor Times
- The Austen Girls – story about Jane Austen’s nieces
- Raven Boy – set in 1666 and deals with the plague and the fire of London
- Children of the Winter – set during the plague
- Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – WWII story, beautiful but sad
- Waiting for Anya – WWII story by Michael Morpurgo
- Private Peaceful – WWI story by Michael Morpurgo, brilliant story
- Soldier Dog – WWI story, there are free to download resources (link in post)
- Blitzcat – WWII