Year 6 Recommended Books
Please find below a list of recommended books for Year Six from ‘Choosing Texts for the National Literacy Strategy.’
Frank Baum
The Wizard of Oz

Lewis Carroll
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

Philippa Pearce
Tom’s Midnight Garden

Anna Sewell
Black Beauty

The Hobbit

Nina Bawden
The Peppermint Pig

Berlie Doherty
Street Child
The Sailing Ship Tree

Leon Garfield
Jack Holborn

Alan Garner
The Stone Book Quartet
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

Rosemary Sutcliff
The Armourer’s House
The Eagle of the Ninth

Jacqueline Wilson
The Lottie Project

Jenny Nimmo
The Snow Spider

Philip Pullman
Northern Lights
The New Cut Gang

Harry Potter Series

Nicholas Fisk
A Rag, a Bone and a Hank of Hair

Anne Fine
Goggle Eyes

Paul Jennings

Betsy Byars
The Dark Stairs
Tarot Says Beware

Anthony Horowitz
The Falcon’s Malteser

Penelope Lively
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe

Gillian Cross
The Demon Headmaster

Bernard Ashley
Justin and The Demon Drop Kick

Rob Childs
Moving the Goalposts
Soccer Mad Collection