To gain the diploma read eight (8) books from the list. Try to find titles from different categories. 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.
Every night, tiny stars appear out of the darkness in little Sandy's bedroom. She catches them and creates wonderful creatures to play with until she falls asleep...
I guess you think you know this story. You don’t. The real one’s much more gory.
Duffy, Carol Ann
Among the enchanting voices to be heard are those of the Loch Ness Monster's husband, the oldest girl in the world and a herd of cows on a shopping trip to Manchester.
Lying awake at night, Tom hears the old grandfather clock downstairs strike . . . eleven . . . twelve . . . thirteen . . . Thirteen!
Sergeant Fluffy Vandermere's number-one job is protecting the world from alien domination (aka bugs), and he takes his responsibility very seriously.
Percy Jackson didn't want to be a half-blood or the son of a Greek God. He was just a normal kid. That is until he accidentally vaporized his maths teacher...
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...
Anderson, Jodi Lynn
Spirited, restless Gracie Lockwood has lived in Cliffden, Maine, her whole life. She's a typical girl in an atypical world...
Serafina and her pa have secretly lived in the basement of the grand old house on the Biltmore Estate, surrounded by dark forests, for as long as Serafina can remember. She takes the greatest of care never to be seen...
Twelve-year-old villain, Artemis Fowl, is the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history. His bold and daring plan is to hold a leprechaun to ransom. But hes taking on more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Captain Holly Short...
Jamie Drake’s dad is an astronaut and is orbiting the Earth in the International Space Station. When his dad’s mission goes wrong, can Jamie prove that he’s a hero too?
Nobody Owens, know to his friends as Bod, is a perfectly normal boy. Well, he would be perfectly normal if he didn't live in a graveyard, being raised and educated by ghosts...
Something bad has happened to Prince Alexander. Something worse than kidnapping or murder…
While visiting her grandmother's house, an old photograph leads Tanya to an unsolved mystery.
Meet Skulduggery Pleasant. Sure, he may lose his head now and again (in fact, he won his current skull in a poker match), but he is much more than he appears to be—which is good, considering that he is, basically, a skeleton.
When a mysterious Amelia Pigeon asks Kirby in the dead of the night: “Are you brave?” things start to happen…
Martin, George R. R.
From ancient times the ice dragon was a creature of legend and fear, for no man had ever tamed one.
The monster showed up just after midnight. As they do. But it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting.
When Aladdin’s parents discover food is being stolen from their restaurant, he and his friends decide to investigate…
Lyra Belacqua and her animal daemon live half-wild and carefree among scholars of Jordan College, Oxford. The destiny that awaits her will take her to the frozen lands of the Arctic, where witch-clans reign and ice-bears fight.
Goblins live in the great towers of Clovenstone. They spend their time fighting and looting, until one day…
Stewart, Trenton Lee
Can Reuben outwit the sly villain and save his city from a terrible fate?
Some people think opening a book is a simple thing. It's not. Most people don't realise that you can get truly lost in a book. You can. Especially you.
Do you want to know how animals move and fly? Find that and a lot of other facts from this book.
Do you want to know how to make your own animations? If you do, this book is for you!
Discover superheroes, rebels, world leaders and sport legends true stories.
Learn about the ten of the most important bridges in the world and their creators.
De la Bédoyère, Camilla
Discover the intriguing lives of insects, spiders and creepy crawlies!
Stone Age Sentinel – basic news from the past for basic people.
An eye-catching information book filled with one hundred interesting facts to learn about the human body.
There have been women that haven't cared of the opposition. They have done science and changed the world.
James , Alice
Find out what you can do outdoors! It's not just walking around...
50 maps of the world to show you for example how many films a produced everywhere in the world.
Ever wondered how to make your computer do what you want it to? If so, then it is time to get coding!
Travel through time and learn about the most popular fashion trends in history, from the animal furs of prehistory to the golden crowns of ancient Egypt.
This book will teach you to play chess.
From gigantic sharks to giant sloths, meet the beasts of the past!