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20 Books to Read in the 2020's

            In order enable everyone to be reading a range of exciting and interesting texts as well as making informed                recommendations, we are launching our read 20 books in the 2020's challenge. Branching out and trying new     new  authors is a fantastic way to widen and improve reading opportunities.

               What do I need to do?

            Try reading as many books as you can and record the best 20 books on your sheet as shown below.

            Don’t forget to draw or note down the title, author/ illustrator and rate the book out of 5. (This is to help you              recommend it to friend). Once you have completed all 20 books, please bring it into to share with your class.


2020 Books to Read in 2020 Reception - Year 2 (You can download a copy below)


20 Books to Read in 2020 Year 3 - Year 6 (You can download a copy below)

              What should I do if I don’t know what to read?

            If you are unsure of what to text to read, then please click on your year group tab, where you will find year                  group specific information.  But don’t forget the best people to recommend books to you are your teachers                and your friends. Also don’t forget to visit our library!

              Where can I find more recommendations?

            Please click on your year group tab to see a range of recommended books for your age range. Or                                  alternatively use the recommended websites listed below.

is helpful for year group, topic or reading for pleasure ideas 

is helpful for searching books by genre, age or by book awards

is helpful for searching for what book to read next

is helpful for searching year group reading lists

            TES' 100 Books all children should read before leaving Primary School (can be downloaded below

Book trust guide 2019

The book sorter