September 11, 2019

Engaging Novels For Year 6-8 Students.

We all want to read to our students, but sometimes we can get stuck for ideas. Trust you find these suggestions helpful. (Please ensure that you read the book first to check it is suitable for your class. Some novels may trigger strong emotions.) Our  ‘A Novel Response’ resource can be used to respond to any of these novels. Happy reading!

 Holes by Loius Sachar

 Paper Planes by Steve Worland

 Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman

 Wonder by R.J. Palacio

 Once/Then/After/Now series by Morris Glietzman

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

Hatchet by Gary Paulsen

 Refugee by Alan Gratz

 Storm Boy by Colin Thiele

 Everything To Live For by Turia Pitt

 City of Ember by Anne Duprau

 I am David by Anne Holm

 Rowan of Rin Series by Emily Rodda

 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

Crash! The Story of Poddy by William Taylor

Somewhere Around the Corner by Jackie French

 The Giver by Lois Lowry

Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt

 Lord of the Flies by William Golding

 Warhorse by Michael Morpurgo

Naomi x

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