Year Six into Seven

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The Shakespeare Stories by Andrew Matthews and Tony Ross

(Read these short story versions to understand the storyline

before tackling the play)

Romeo and Juliet


Twelfth Night

A Midsummer Night’s Dream



Life Doesn’t Frighten Me by Maya Angelou

Funky Chickens by Benjamin Zephaniah

A-Z: The best children's poetry from Agard to Zephaniah by Michael Rosen

A Poem for Every Day of the Year by Allie Esiri

Let in the Stars: New Poetry for Children by Mandy Coe

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by TS Eliot


The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Rauf

The Nowhere Emporium by Ross Mackenzie

Time Travelling with a Hamster by Ross Welford

The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

SeaBEAN by Sarah Holding

Eren by Simon P Clark

Raspberries on the Yangtze by Karen Wallace

Kensuke’s Kingdom by Michael Morpurgo

Lion Boy by Zizou Corder

The Machine Gunners by Robert Westall

My Swordhand is Singing by Marcus Sedgwick

The Other Side of the Truth by Beverley Naidoo

Tell Me No Lies by Malorie Blackman

The Wheel of Surya by Jamila Gavin

Silverfin by Charlie Higson

Oranges in No Man’s Land by Elizabeth Laird

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness



Absolutely Everything by Christopher Lloyd

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

Amelia Lost by Candace Fleming

How We Got to The Moon by John Rocco

Kay’s Anatomy by Adam Kay