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Stormbreaker series - Anthony Horowitz

This is an action series all about a teenage spy who helps to save the world.


I Funny – James Patterson

This book is about a boy in a wheelchair who dreams of being a stand up comedian. It can be very moving in places.


Middle school series – James Patterson and Lisa Papademetriou

This story is about a brother and a sister. The brother is ruining his sister’s life with his behaviour and actions.


Harry Potter series – JK Rowling

This book is set in Hogwarts (a school of witchcraft and wizadry). It can get scary at times, it definitely fires up the imagination.


Lola Rose – Jacqueline Wilson

This is about a family who are ill treated by their dad. The mum becomes ill and an aunt comes to stay. A very moving book.


Gangsta Granny – David Walliams

A boy who’s granny is a thief. The most daring theft ever takes place – they steal the crown jewels. Sad in places.


A Girl called Dog – N Davies

The girl in the story tries to escape from home because she is unhappy.


The Hunger Games – Suzanne Collins

Each year, teenagers from each district are forced to battle. The book is about the rebellion agains this fighting and the adventures are gripping.



Take a look on the Booktrust website for other recommendations        Booktrust Best Book Guide