Year 6 Fab 50 Books

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson         

Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce         

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl:  an autobiography edited by Otto H. Frank             

The Borrowers by Mary Norton

A book by Anthony Horowitz e.g. Alex Rider      

Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie             

Johnny’s Blitz by Bernard Ashley              

A book written by Michael Morpurgo e.g. Warhorse      

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott            

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer/The Adventures of Huck’ Finn by Mark Twain  

Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian            

Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson      

Hero on a Bicycle by Shirley Hughes        

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe or another book by C. S. Lewis    

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon         

The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall             

The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler by Gene Kemp              

A book written by Jonathan Swift            

The Ghost of Thomas Kemp by Penelope Lively

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame  

The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford          

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome        

Call of the Wild or White Fang by Jack London    

The Hobbit (or another book from the Lord of the Rings series) by J.R.R. Tolkien               

Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery     

Wolf or The Great Elephant Chase or another book by Gillian Cross         

A book by Philip Pullman e.g. Clockwork or Northern Lights         

What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge             

The Haunting by Margaret Mahy             

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne  

Dragon Killer by Carole Wilkinson             

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll           

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling        

Carrie’s War by Nina Bawden    

The Railway Children by E. Nesbit            

Talking Turkeys by Benjamin Zephaniah

Varjack Paw by S.F. Said                Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier     

A book of your own choice from the Recommended Reading List

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne       

Noughts and Crosses  or another book by Malorie Blackman      

Ghost Hunter by Michelle Paver               The Village by the Sea by Anita Desai     

Any book from the ‘Young Sherlock’ series by  Andrew Lane      

Heidi by Joanna Spyri    

I am David by Anne Holm