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Can anyone find me/ provide any Year 3 /4 reading/booklists for boys?

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Legacy Wed 29-Aug-07 13:31:53

DS1 is a voracious reader and I can't really keep up! I tend to get books out of the library for him, but would like to know if there are any lists of 'recommended books' suitable for 8-9 year old boys?

His reading ability far exceeds his emotional maturity to cope with e.g. very scarey/ horror/ complex stories.

The sort of stuff he likes is your typical action/ secret agent/ space adventure etc, so:

- Astrosaurs
- Jack Stalwart
- All the Jeremy Strong


I'd just love to have a list of 'age appropriate' books/ authors I could looks for!

LIZS Wed 29-Aug-07 13:41:42

Michael Morpurgo
Roald Dahl
The Roman Mysteries by Caroline Lawrence
Usborne Readers (they are in graded difficulty and range from traditional stories, Myths and Legends to whackier stories about Robots, Chocolate etc)

jellybrain Thu 30-Aug-07 22:26:58

Try the Beast Quest books its a series of six books and was BOGOf in Waterstones recently. Sorry too lazy to go upstairs and check the author.

Could do you a much longer list (need to check the book cases though)have 2 avid readers 10 & 7. Will pop back and post at the weekend.

Hurlyburly Thu 30-Aug-07 22:28:08

Yes I've got one - will post it for you as soon as I dig it up.

Furball Thu 30-Aug-07 22:29:21

have a scout around here

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