Saturday, December 29, 2012

Year Six recommend ...

Each year I report on books that our departing students recommend in their Year Book.  I was not in my school library in 2012 but I am pleased to see a terrific variety of books on this list.  I have only included books that are in our school library.  Here is the list from 2011 and now for 2012 ...

Year Six 2012 recommend …

  • Boom by Carl Hiaasen
  • The invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
  • Once, Then, Gone Morris Gleitzman
  • A series of Unfortunate events by Lemony Snicket
  • Fearless by Tim Lott
  • The Hobbit by JRR Tolkein
  • Brotherband by John Flanagan
  • Harry Potter series by JK Rowling

  • Spirit Walker series by Michelle Paver
  • Rangers Apprentice series by John Flanagan
  • Mortal Engines series by Philip Reeve
  • Redwall series by Brian Jacques
  • Wildwood by Colin Meloy
  • Narnia series by CS Lewis
  • Snap by Alison McGhee
  • Double act by Jacqueline Wilson
  • Clarice Bean by Lauren Child
  • Conspiracy 365 series by Gabrielle Lord
  • The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart
  • The brilliant world of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon

  • Magyk by Angie Sage
  • Angel Creek by Sally Rippin
  • A horse named Elvis by John Heffernan
  • Why I hate school by Michael Fatarsky
  • The one and only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
  • Candy Floss by Jacqueline Wilson
  • Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
  • Mud sweat and tears by Bear Grylls
  • Cherub series by Robert Muchamore
  • Moonrunner by Mark Thomason
  • Pangur Ban the White cat by Fay Sampson
  • There’s a boy in the girls bathroom by Louis Sacher
  • UFO Unavoidable family outing by Dave Hackett

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