The boy in the striped pyjamas

Are you someone who has enjoyed reading this novel in class? You may have liked the sensitive retelling of an aspect of history, the innocent narration, the realism or the fact it is about war. Whatever the reason, you should think about reading these books from our school and elsewhere.

Goodnight, Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian

Hitler’s daughter by Jackie French

I am David by Anne Holm

Number the stars by Lois Lowry

One more river by Lynne Reid Banks

Once by Morris Gleitzman

Let me whisper your story by Moya Simons

The diary of a young girl by Anne Frank

The hiding place by Corrie Ten Boom

The wooden horse by Paul Bricknell

The silver sword by Ian Serraillier

Boy on the wooden box by L Leyson


There are many more in the library. Go and talk to our librarians and tell them what it is you like about the novel. They will point you in the direction of similar books.

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