Great Reading Books for Year 5 Children!

When the children reach Year 5, they may be exposed to books with deeper meaning and deeper themes, and the books are often alot thicker! This is such an exciting time for a child and my favourite year group to teach!

The book is a cover of theres a boy in the girls bathroom by louis sachar

<——– Go to My List of Great Books for Year 4!

———> Go to My List of Great Books for Year 6!

  • The Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson
  • There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom by Louis Sachar
  • Freedom for Bron by NS Blackman
  • The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams
  • Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver
  • Who Let the Gods Out? by Maz Evans
  • Beetle Boy by MG Leonard
  • The Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen
  • The Wolf Wilder by Katharine Rundell
  • Heidi by Johanna Spyri
  • Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer
  • The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
  • The Butterfly Lion by Michael Morpurgo
  • Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Great for boys!)
  • Clockwork by Philip Pullman
  • Danny The Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
  • Dial a Ghost by Eva Ibbotson
  • The Nowhere Emporium by Ross MacKenzie
  • Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
  • Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
  • The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm by Norman Hunter
  • Peter in Peril by Helen Bate
  • The Ghost of Thomas Kempe by Penelope Lively
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling
  • The Witches by Roald Dahl
  • Nevermore by Jessica Townsend
  • Cogheart by Peter Bunzl
  • The Variety of Life by Nicola Davies
the cover of the book the nowhere emporium by ross mackenzie a great reading book for year 5 children

Hope this helps and you enjoy the books on the list! Have I missed your favourite book? Let me know! Happy reading guys!

<——— Go to my List of Great Books for Year 4!

———–> Go to my List of Great Books for Year 6!

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