Recommended reads age 8 to 11

Can't find anything you want to read?  A book can be a good way to explore how to deal with the world . Why not try one of these titles  for Empathy Day on Thursday 10 June and let us know what you think, or if you've read a great book you want to share with us, then send a review in by emailing

The Taylor turbochaser by David Baddiel

The space we're in by Katya Balen

Talking to the moon by S.E Durrant

A different land by Paul Jennings

The faraway truth by Janae Marks

The time of green magic by Hilary McKay

A kind of spark by Ellie McNicoll

The super miraculous journey of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson

The star outside my window by Onjali Rauf


Check out further suggestions from these websites

Book Trust Bookfinder

Empathy Lab

Scottish Book Trust Book Lists


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