To gain the diploma read eight (8) books from the list. Try to find titles from different genres. If you can't find suitable books, ask an adult to help you. The grade recommendations are for guidance only, not a strict rule. If you can find the titles as audio books, you can also listen to some of them.
The Adventures of Jake, the Best Dog in the World. When his pedigree friends are stolen he's determined to help, even though it puts him in real danger. Can Jake save them all from a terrible fate?
One of the wildly funny tales in HarperCollins brand new AWESOME ANIMALS series, about daring, adventure and friendship from the award-winning author of the SPY DOG series.
Ellen's life is turned upside down by the hilarious Mirror-Belle, a naught princess who claims to be from somewhere mysterious and far away.
When Frankie and his friends go to a kung fu lesson to improve their football skills, a giant Chinese puppet magically transports them to the gates of The Forbidden City.
Bad moods, good moods, even back-to-school moods - Judy has them all!
Isadora Moon is special because she’s different. Her mum is a fairy and her dad is a vampire and she is a bit of both.
Penny Dreadful becomes a Hairdresser - Pennys convinced her stint as a haredresser will quickly earn her enough money to pay back her debt to her mum. Armed with all kinds of equipment, what could possibly go wrong?
Features an ordinary horse with a very ordinary and really quite boring little life... until a rock band called The Tumbling Pebbles come to town.
You'll never guess what Mr Butternut said at school today: This is your first day with me and I can see that there is something amazing about you ...all of you are hiding a big secret. And do you know what it is?
Woollard , Elli
Lil is a pirate, a good sort of pirate, and when there is someone to save, she'll do what is right (if it takes her all night). Yes, she'll always be bold and be brave.
Warning! Contains wizards, giants, werewolves, escaped convicts, and some very nasty smells! And some awesome jokes.
In the maze-like dungeons of Castle Grotteskew, the frightfully insane Professor Erasmus conducts his bizarre experiments on living things...
Harper lives in the City of Clouds with her Great Aunt Sassy and her beloved cat, Midnight. When Midnight goes missing - together with all the cats of the neighbourhood - Harper realises that only her magical scarlet umbrella can help her find him...
Piotr, Minnie, Andrew, Flora and Sylvia are true friends and they must solve the mystery of Hollywood star Betty Massino's missing diamond necklace.
Meet Piotr, Minnie, Andrew, Flora and Sylvia – true friends and even better mystery-solvers!
Do you believe in magic? Maia and her friends do! When they meet the Star Animals, a whole world of adventure unfolds.
A monstrously funny book about monsters, what else!
Grainne's Mom disappeared years ago when her parents were divorced, and Mom moved to the U.S. Now, bafflingly, she's reappeared and wants to meet. What could she be up to?
Shelby Holmes is not your average nine-year-old. It just so happens that she is the best detective her neighbourhood has ever seen…
Giants live on top of Mount Grumble, hidden from humans below. But not all of them are big and they are being laughed at. So small Muncle Trogg decides to go look at the Smallings...
When Room 11 realize that their beloved pet hamster is missing, the class quickly descends into chaos. It's up to Smashie and Dontel to do some super-sleuthing...
Terrier Fleck arrives on Hals birthday, but when Hal discovers that his dog must be returned, he runs away. Hal and Fleck are joined by a group of pedigree breeds joyfully escaping from a convenient dog-rental agency Easy Pets.
Ten days, ten tasks - can Holly complete her very own Dadventure?
A hilarious series about a group of magical misfits. When Nory flunks out of her father’s magic academy, she has to enter the remedial classes. She and her new friends decide that they are going to prove that upside-down magic is definitely better than right-side up!
When Fran the Fabulous Fairy turns up in Tiga Whicabim's shed to tell her she's a witch, Tiga doesn't believe her. But the Fran magics her away down the drainpipes...
Since starting ballet classes at the Paris Opera, Meg has explored every nook and cranny of the majestic, mysterious building, places where she is allowed to go . . . and places where she isn’t!
When Evie finds herself magically transported into the world of a diary from 1870's Wisconsin, it's up to her to help keep a tiny wolf cub safe...
Polly is amazed when the stone dog that guards Penhallow Hall comes to life and the dog isn't the only ghost in the house...
Cherry Costello's life is about to change forever. She and Dad are moving to Somerset where a new mum and a bunch of brand-new sisters await.
Discover Bird Island, where life is easy, peaceful and happy: except if your name is Red!
When Caleb’s dad vanishes, Caleb’s only clue is his treasured old taxi cab. Caleb needs to unravel the mystery and fast!
Masher is the bully of Storey Street. No one ever dares stand up to him and that's the way he likes it. But then Jemima and her family move into the plot of land next door.
Boys don’t keep diaries—or do they?
Martin, Ann M.
Squirrel is a dog that was born in a wheelbarrow. And life as a stray can be hard – but filled with adventure!
Timmy Failure is the founder of the 'best' detective agency in town – Total Failure Inc. He may only be 11, but he already has plans for world domination.
Jacky Ha-Ha is an expert on wisecracks, pranks, gags, and anything else that’ll bring on the chuckles. What else can you expect with a name like Jacky Ha-Ha?
Victor is a failure at everything – school, girls, making his dad feel better about his mother having left them. When Marie-Jose, the smartest girl in the class and musical prodigy, starts helping him with his maths homework, there must be something she wants in return.
Barry Loser has never minded his name, because his coolness has always cancelled it out. But now Darren Darrenofski has joined school and has been completely ruining Barry’s life about it.
Dear Reader, I'm sorry to say that the book you are holding in your hands is extremely unpleasant. It tells an unhappy tale about three very unlucky children.
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Fifteen men on the dead man's chest . . . yo ho ho and a bottle of rum . . .
Stratford , Jordan
Mary Godwin and Lady Ada Byron didn’t start with friendly relations. But crime is on the rise, so the unlikely pair form a detective agency to hunt down clever criminals on the streets of London.
11-year-old Ben has to visit his grandma every Friday. On one of these days he finds a cookie jar - full of jewelry and diamonds! Turns out his grandma isn't so boring after all...
Collection of all time favorite fairy tales, dressed up as comics.
The neighborhood cats are pursuing her to steal her fish, her little monkey Boubou almost ends up in a frying pan, and she's nothing but a pest to her older brother Fofana, but Akissi is a true adventurer, full of silliness and fun, and nothing will scare her for long!
Comic book adaptation of Philip Pullman's beloved Golden Compass book. Lyra lives in a mythical Oxford, where people's souls reside outside their bodies in the shape of daemons, companion animals.
Hilda lives in a wonderful world filled with creatures from the old folk tales of the North.
Whats Geronimo to do in order to prevent the Pirate Cats from turning the almost-complete Eiffel Tower into a gigantic monument to Catardones already monumental ego?
Hiro's a genius, but what he really wants is to be like his inventor big brother, Tadashi -- but one day, Tadashi vanishes while saving Hiro's life. The only thing left behind to console the grief-stricken Hiro is Tadashi's last invention, the health-care companion robot Baymax.
Yang, Gene Luen
Aang and his friends begin with a face-off against the Fire Nation that threatens to throw the world into another war, testing all of Aang's powers and ingenuity.
Become a nature explorer and find out what to look out for when you walk in the woods.
From an amazing stick insect to gigantic spiders, this book is full of amazing bugs!
Stuff you should know! is the fascinating story behind the daily activities we take for granted. What exactly happens when you turn on the tap, send a message on the Internet, or telephone a friend? Have you wondered where garbage goes once you've throw it out?
Dar is a teenager who lived around 15,000 years ago during the Upper Palaeolithic era (late stone age). Dar will show us how he hunted, trapped, sheltered, played and lived in the distant past.
Introduces you to a whole range of amazing machinery, robots and vehicles, complete with facts and incredible stories.
Covers everything from the iron horses of the Wild West and Stephensons Rocket to the luxurious Orient Express and todays high-speed vehicles.
An adventure in coding!
This book will help budding young developers explore the fundamental elements of computer code: programming languages, algorithms, loops, variables, co-ordinates ...and what to do when things go wrong!
Get into the world of free running with this colorful book that introduces you to the moves and the runners.
Sink your teeth into Predators, a brand-new book all about hunters - from dinosaurs and lions to wolverines!
An in-depth look at some of the most incredible inventions from throughout history.
In the past, amazing and strange animals roamed the Earth, including giant sea scorpions and tiny horses. These and many other fantastic extinct animals are illustrated in this whimsical collection.
Shows you how to horse ride with simple step-by-step photographs and easy-to-follow instructions, from basic exercises and grooming techniques to more advanced cantering and jumping.
Titanic Unclassified takes readers on a journey back in time to uncover the events of one of the most tragic disasters at sea in history. Real-life artifacts and documentation produced at the time of the event enables readers to build a true and real account of what happened and the causes behind it.
The egg is such a simple miracle of nature. Its beauty has inspired artists since ancient times.
The world around us is always growing and changing - no two days are ever the same!