8 to 10 Year Olds Reading List 

Visiting the Library 

Make visiting your local library a part of your weeks activity and put the time in you home learning diary. 

The library is a great place to find some great books and you can borrow them for free.

The library service has a very large number of books to look at and you can borrow them as often as you like. 

Choose the books you want to read this week and then swop them next week for some new ones. It is that easy!

A Bay Called Hope by Lara Williamson

A series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Aquila by Andrew Norriss

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

Barry Loser and the Trouble with Pets by Jim Smith

Becoming Naomi Lean by Pam Muinoz Ryan 

Beetle Boy by MG Leonard

Bill’s New Frock by Anne Fine

Billionaire Boy by David Walliams 

Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen

Carrie’s War by Nine Bawden 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

Charlotte’s Web by E. B. White

Chinglish by Sue Cheung

Chronicles of Ancient Darkness by Michelle Paver

Cliffhanger by Jacqueline Wilson

Clockwork by Philip Pullman

Cogheart by Peter Bunzi

Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl

Desirable by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Dial a Ghost by Eva Ibbotson

Divers Daughter: A Tudor Story by Patrice Lawrence

Dragon rider by Cornelia Funke

Emil and the Detectives by Erich Kastner

Fairy Tales by terry Jones

Framed by Frank Cottrell Boyce

Frank Einstien and the Antimatter Motor by Jon Scieszka 

From Hereabout Hiil by Michael Morpurgo 

Fruit and Nutcase by Jean Ure

George’s Marvellous Medicine by Roald Dahl

Give Peas a Chance by Morris Gleitzman

Goodnight Mister Tom by Michele Magorian 

Granny by Anthony Horowitz

Hacker by Malorie Blackman 

Harry Potter and the chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J. K. Rowling 

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling

Heard It In the Playground by Allan Ahlberg

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

How to train Your Dragon by Cressida Cowell

I am David by Ann Holm

I know What You Did Last Wednesday by Anthony Horowitz

Illegal by Eoin Colfer

King of the Forest Clouds by Michael Morpurgo

Laughter is an Egg by John Agard

Lightning Mary by Anthea Simmons

Lion Boy by Zizou Corder

Lizzie dripping by Helen Cresswell

Max and the Millions by Ross Montgomery

Moondial by Helen Cresswell

My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons

My Name is Victoria by Lucy Worsley

Now or Never: A Dunkirk Story by Bali Rai

Operation Gadget Man! By Malorie Blackman 

Peter in Peril by Helen Bate

Rasberries on the Yangtze by Karen Wallace

Story Book Suggestions 

Scribbleboy by Philip Ridley 

Stig of the Dump by Clive King

The 13 Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths

The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo 

The Battle of Bubble and Squeak by Philippa Pearce 

The Borrowers by Mary Norton 

The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis

The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo

The Children of green Knowe by Lucy M. Boston

The Clocktower Ghost by Gene Kemp

The Crowstarver by Dick King-Smith

The Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross

The Factory Made Boy by Christine Nostlinger

The Falcon Malteser by Anthony Horowitz 

The Firework Maker’s Daughter by Philip Pullman 

The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively 

The Girl of Ink and Stars b Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross

The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien

The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith

The House That Sailed Away by Pt Hutchins

The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

The Incredible Adventure of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter

The Invisible Dog by Dick King-Smith

The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

The last Castaways by Harry Horse

The Legend of Captain Crow’s Teeth by Eoin Colfer

The Lion, the Withc and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis

The Longest Night of Charlie Noon by Christopher Edge

The Lost Tide Warriors by Catherine Doyle 

The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban 

The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie

The Peppermint Pig by Nina Bawen 

The Phoenix and the Carpet by E Nesbit

The Railway Children by e Nesbit

The Scarecrow and his Servant by Philip Pullman 

The Sheep-pig by Dick King-Smith

The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier 

The Suitcase Kid by Jacqueline Wilson

The Twits by Roald Dahl

The Way to Sattin Shore by Philippa Pearce

The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine

The Wonder Garden by Jenny Bloom and Kristjana Williams

The Worse Witch by Jill Murphy 

The Yearling by Marjorie Rawlings 

There’s a Werewold in My Tent by Pamela Butchart

Time Travelling With a Hamster by Ross Welford

Toad Rage by Morris Gleitzman

War Game by Michael Foreman

What's that in Dogs Year? by Ben Davis and illustrated by Julia Christians

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit by Judith Kerr

Who let the Gods Out by Maz Evans

Woof by Allan Ahlberg

Girls in the Library

Non Fiction Suggestions

Amazing Evolution by Anna Claybourne  

Amazing Expeditions by Anita Ganeri

Ask a Scientist by Robert Winston

Brain-Fizzing Facts by Dr Emily Grossman

Dr Maggie's Grand Tour of the Solar System Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Earth Heroes by Lily Dyon

Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tensing Norgay by Alexandra Stewart

Exploration of Science by Robert Winston

Greta's Story by Valentina Camerini

How To Make A Comic Book by Neil Gaiman's

How To Help a Hedgehog and Protect a Polar Bear by Jes French

Ice: Chilling Stories from a Disappearing World by DK

Ocean: Secrets of the Deep by Sabrina Weiss

Rock Spotter by Dan Green

Science You Can Eat by Stefan Gates 

The Big Book of Birds by Yuval Zommer

The Language of the Universe by Colin Stuart

The Marvellous Adventure of Being Human by Max Pemberton

The Sea by Miranda Krestovnikoff

The Space Race by Sarah Cruddas

The Wonders of Nature by Ben Hoare

Under Threat: An Album of Endangered Animals by Martin Jenkins 

What a Waste by Jess French

WildLives by Ben Lerwill and Sarah Walsh

2020 Nature Month-by Month Children's Almanac by the National Trust

Magazines and Comic Suggestions

Science and Nature

The Week

National Geographic