Recommendations for children 9 to 11

Recommendations for children, nine to eleven


Grandpa's Great Escape
by David Walliams
The latest hilarious offering from this much-loved writer.
Noah Barleywater Runs Away
by John Boyne
A magical modern fairy tale about a young boy runs away from home and in a forest meets some unusual people who do strange things.
Maggot Moon
by Sally Gardner
A bleak setting offset by the heroism of ordinary people. A stunning book.
Sky Hawk
by Gill Lewis
Children discover a rare bird of prey and keep it safe even tracking its migration pattern.
The Apple Tart of Hope
by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
A book covering some dark and serious subjects, but the tone is magical and uplifting.
by Philip Kerr
A young girl rescues a breeding pair of horses and crosses Ukraine pursued by Nazis.
by Lauren St John
A classic girls' story of overcoming the odds, with perseverence and hard work, to realise your dream.