Monday, 10 September 2018

Challenging Books

Challenging Books for Years 5 and 6 

In our School Library we have a selection of books appropriate for high-level readers. The purpose of which is to provide a greater challenge and to allow the exploration of a greater range of themes. Some of these books may be unsuitable for younger readers due to the subject matter, which is aimed at much older children (Secondary School and beyond).

The following is a list of the books 
available at present.

Blackman, Malorie
Noughts And Crosses series, Thief, Pig-Heart Boy
Boyne, John
Stay Where You Are And Then Leave
Colfer, Eoin
Artemis Fowl – The Graphic Novel series, Warp Series
Collins, Suzanne
The Hunger Games series
D'lacey, Chris
The Last Dragon Chronicles
Durrell, Gerald
My Family and Other Animals
Doyle, Arthur Conan
The Extraordinary Adventures Of Sherlock Holmes, The Hound of the Baskervilles
Horowitz, Anthony
Alex Rider series - The Graphic Novels
Landy, Derek
Skulduggery Pleasant series
Lane, Andrew
Young Sherlock Holmes series
Martel, Yann
Life Of Pi
Masson, Richard
Millwood, Kiran
The Girl of Ink and Stars
Ness, Patrick
Chaos Walking: A Trilogy, A Monster Calls, More Than This
Palacio, R. J.
Paolini, Christopher
The Inheritance Cycle (Series)
Pullman, Philip
Northern Lights
Reeve, Philip
Mortal Engines series
Sachar, Louis
There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom, Holes
Schmatz, Pat
Stine, R.L.
Goosebumps Series
Stroud, Jonathan
Lockwood & Co series
Tolkien, J. R. R.
The Lord Of The Rings: Trilogy, The Hobbit
Zusak, Markus
The Book Thief
Parents and Carers are invited to opt in to this service if they wish their child to borrow this type of reading material from the library.
I would appreciate it if you could confirm your agreement that your child may borrow from this list by signing the permission slip on the letter that has been sent home. 
Please return it to the school office.
Thank you,

Mrs Rooney
School Librarian

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