I must read…

March 23, 2011 § Leave a comment

This is a great list of “must-reads” by blogger Benji from White Like Milk:  follow the link here: “Children should read 50 books a year” says Gove...

1) Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak.

2) On The Road by Jack Kerouac.

3) The Catcher In The Rye by J. D. Salinger

4) The Chronicles of Narnia by CS Lewis

5) Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

6) 1984 – George Orwell

7) Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

8) Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol

9) Anything written by Roald Dahl. Just grab one of the books, they’re all marvellous.

10) Lord of the Flies  by William Golding

11) Oliver Twist by  Charles Dickens.

12) Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

13) The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

14) The Jungle Book by  Rudyard Kipling

15) The Railway Children by E Nesbit.

16) Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

17) The Sterkarm Handshake/The Sterkarm Kiss by Susan Price

18) Charlotte’s Web by EB White

19) Tom’s Midnight Garden byPhilippa Pearce

20) The Sheep-Pig by Dick King-Smith

21) The Iron Man by Ted Hughes

22) Finn Family Moomintroll by Tove Jansson

23) To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

24) Watership Down by Richard Adams

25) Nation by Terry Pratchett

26) Partners in Crime by Agatha Christie

27) The knife of never letting go – Patrick Ness

28) Ways to Live Forever by Sally Nicholls

29) A Begonia for Miss Applebaum by Paul Zindle. (I cried my heart out!)

30) Grinny by Nicholas Fisk

31) Leviathan by Schott Westerfield

32) Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien

33) Plague 99, After the Plague and Watchers at the Shrine by Jean Ure

34) Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

35) The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg

36) Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus by Mo Willlems

37) The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

38) The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

39) Struwwelpeter by Heinrich Hoffman

40) Underwater Adventure by Willard Price

41) The Go-Between by LP Hartley

42) Coraline, by Neil Gaiman

43) The Water Babies by Charles Kinglsey

44) The Wave by Morton Rhue

45) A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K LeGuin

46) His Dark Materials Box Set by Philip Pullman

47) The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket

48) The Spiderwick Chronicles by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi

49) Nicholas Dane by Melvin Burgess

50) Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman

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