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Friday, 10 September 2010

Reading Lists: Junior Fiction, ages 8 - 12

Herewith a sensational collection of recommended junior fiction that would suit both boys and girls. This age group is broad - older and younger readers may also enjoy these books, depending on their reading level.

Always Jack by Susanne Gervay
Cherry Crush by Cathy Cassidy
Darius Bell and the Glitter Pool by Odo Hirsch
Dog Gone by Carole Poustie
The Great Big Enormous Book of Tashi by Anna Fienberg and Barbara Fienberg
Grimsdon Deborah Abela
Noah Barleywater Runs Away by John Boyne
Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
Once by Maurice Gleitzman
The Red Wind by Isobelle Carmody
Samurai Kids: Fire Lizard by Sandy Fussell
Star Jumps by Lorraine Marwood
The Song of the Winns by Frances Watts
Surface Tension by Meg McKinlay
Unstoppable Brainspin by Dave Hackett
Who Ate All the Pies? by CB Lindsay
The Witches by Roald Dahl

For more Reading Lists, see here.

1 comment:

  1. I first came across the Tashi series when I first started working as a teacher in the primary school sector. It was all the craze for Grade One children at the time (as a read aloud book). I fell in love with the character instantly. So glad he made it on your list!


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