How about a girly themed playlist?
Cookie by Jacqueline Wilson
Looking for Alaska by John Green
and his Fault in Our Stars
how ’bout Zoe Sugg’s Girl Online?
Or R J Palacio’s Wonder?
Then there’s The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Gayle Foreman’s If I Stay
A whole series about keeping a pet dragon and they’re read by someone who used to be The Doctor! I think they’re in the right order!
so the obvious choices here are The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, the Divergent trilogy by Veronica Roth and The Maze Runner trilogy by James Dashner.
THE HUNGER GAMES:
THE MAZE RUNNER:
DIVERGENT BOOK 1:
The books that have sat on every child’s shelf for the past fifty years BECAUSE THEY ARE REALLY GOOD! Give them a try…
The Jungle Book
Alice in Wonderland and then Alice Through the Looking Glass
The Secret Garden
The Wind in the Willows
If you enjoy watching James Bond or Jason Bourne then you might like this. A teenage boy is hired by the British Secret service and sent on missions.
Do you like delving off into other fantastical lands? Then these are for you…
Ursula Le Guin’s A Wizard of Earthsea
Garth Nix’s Lirael
Neil Gaiman’s The Graveyard Book (you might have to visit YouTube to get the full playlist for this one.)
Ransom Rigg’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones (this is the first in the Mortal Instruments series)
Rick Riordan’s Percy Jackson & the Lightening Thief
Sarah J Mass’s A Court of Thorns & Roses
C S Lewis’s The Magician’s Nephew (this is the start of a seven part series!)
J K Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find them (because the film is out soon!)
because it would be weird if I didn’t include one of the biggest selling series for kiddie-winkles and teeny-bops so here’s the playlist on YouTube…
Looking for something to make you smile? Wanting to laugh out loud? Then Kinney’s Diary of a Wimpy Kid series may be the one for you. Here are a few to try out…
The Long Haul
The Ugly Truth
The Last Straw
If you’re looking for something more advanced to listen to, with a fantasy spin to it then His Dark Materials is right up your street…
1. Northern Lights or to give it it’s American name, The Golden Compass
2. The Subtle Knife
3. The Amber Spyglass
For your Accelerated Reader periods some of you might prefer to listen to a book. Below are some Roald Dahl books you might enjoy.
P.S. Remember if you do this then you must click ‘read to’ or ‘read along with’ before you take the test.
1. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory
2. Charlie & the Great Glass Elevator
4. James & the Giant Peach
5. Fantastic Mr Fox
7. The Witches
8. The Twits
9. Danny Champion of the World
10. The Giraffe, the Pelly & Me
11. The WOnderful Story of Henry Sugar