At Calverley CE Primary School, we study a wide range of books that provide our children with a great level of exposure to range of genres and authors. 

The table below shows the books that each year group will be reading. 

Year 2

Summer term  Eric - Shaun Tan Cakes in Space - Phillip Reeve Ada Twist and the Perilous Pantaloons - Andrea Beaty  The Street Beneath my Feet - Charlotte Gullian 

Year 3

Autumn term  The Lost Spells - Robert McFarline Arthur and the Golden Rope - Joe Todd Stanton Charlottes Web - E.B White The BFG - Roald Dahl 
Spring term  The Pied Piper of Hamelin - Robert Browning Earth Shattering events - Robin Jacobs Old Possums book of Practical Cats - T.S Eliot Africa, Amazing Africa - Atinkue
Summer term Mr Penguin and the lost treasure - Alex T.Smith  I am the seed that grew the tree - Fiona Waters A necklace of raindrops - Joan Aiken  Fortunately, the Milk - Neil Gaimen 

Year 4

Autumn term Undefeated - Kawame Alexandria  Zomberilla - Joseph Coelho The Story of Flight - Jacob Whitfields The Wild Roberts - Peter Brown 
Spring term The Polar Bears Explorers club - Alex Bell Tarmarid and the Star of Ishta - Jasminder Bilan How does a lighthouse work? - Robin Belyaev Letters from the Lighthouse - Emma Caroll
Summer term The Humans: Ancient civilisations - Johnny Marx  The Firework Makers Daughter - Phillip Pullman The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe - C.S Lewis Two weeks with the Queen - Morris Gleitzman 

Year 5

Autumn term Who let the Gods out - Maz Evans Cosmic - Frankie Coterell Boyce The Race for Space - Clive Gilfford The Good Thieves - Katherine Randell
Spring term Overheard in a Tower block - Joseph Coelho When the stars come out - Nicola Edwards Skellig - David Almond Black and British: A short, essential history - David Olusoga
Summer term The story of the Titanic for children - Joe Fulman  Poems from the Second World War - Gaby Morgan When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit - Judith Kerr Real life mysteries: Can you explain the unexplained? - Susan Martineau and Vicky Barker 

Year 6

Autumn term Once - Morris Gleitzman/After the war - Tom Palmer Langston Hughes - 2022 - 2023 Caged bird - Maya Angelou Politics for beginners - Louie Stowell Beetle Boy - M. G Leonard 
Spring term Poems for Young People - Langsten Hughes Holes - Louis Sachar On the move: Poems about migration - Michael Rosen The Wolves of Willoughby Chase - Joan Aitkin  
Summer term Grimm Tales for young and old - Phillip Pullman Incredible Journeys - Levison Wood Fly me home - Polly Ho Yen Poetry for Kids - William Shakespeare