Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

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Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby Bigleg » Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:29 am

Anyone has recommendations for good reads for 8-10 yr old boys? Very much appreciated!

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby sundaymorning » Fri May 24, 2013 2:29 am

1) The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
by Hiawyn Oram

2) The Witches - RoaLd Dahl

3) The Hobbit

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby slmkhoo » Fri May 24, 2013 8:01 am

sundaymorning wrote:1) The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
by Hiawyn Oram

2) The Witches - RoaLd Dahl

3) The Hobbit

CS Lewis wrote the Narnia books.

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby ammonite » Fri May 24, 2013 9:23 am

Maybe go by your child's interests?

My 9 year old heartily recommends Jeff Stone's 5 ancestor series for active boys. It is like watching a shaolin gongfu flick in words. He raced through the books. Available at NLB.

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby Lexmark » Fri May 24, 2013 12:46 pm

Series:
1. The 39 Clues
2. The Genius Files
3. Infinity Ring
4. Harry Potter
5. Sherlock Holmes

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby Steadyberry » Fri May 24, 2013 1:18 pm

Lexmark wrote:Series:
1. The 39 Clues
2. The Genius Files
3. Infinity Ring
4. Harry Potter
5. Sherlock Holmes


Hi lexmark

I would like my p3 ds to read Sherlock Holmes and harry potter too but the moment he saw the size of font and the thickness of the book, he :siam:

I hv not read them so not sure whether they are too difficult for a p3. Pls advice. Thx.

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby Lexmark » Fri May 24, 2013 2:08 pm

6. The Sherlock Files by Tracy Barrett
7. Field Trip Mysteries
8. Famous Five
9. Secret Seven
10. Horrible Histories / Horrible Geography / Horrible Science / Murderous Maths
11. Roald Dahl's books
12. Jeremy Strong's books
13. Flat Stanley
14. Nate the Great
15. Sherlock Sam / Sherlock Hong / Sherlock Mr. Croc
16...
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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby slmkhoo » Fri May 24, 2013 2:30 pm

Steadyberry wrote:Hi lexmark

I would like my p3 ds to read Sherlock Holmes and harry potter too but the moment he saw the size of font and the thickness of the book, he :siam:

I hv not read them so not sure whether they are too difficult for a p3. Pls advice. Thx.

You can try easier books like Hardy Boys, the adventure books by Willard Price, Roman Mysteries by Caroline Lawrence. I can't remember more as my kids are older now. You could take your son to NL and let him browse.

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby iRabbit » Fri May 24, 2013 2:52 pm

I asked a similar qn before and many forummers selflessly shared their recommendation below.

http://www.kiasuparents.com/kiasu/forum ... =1&t=53133

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Re: Recommendations for books for 8-10 yr old boys

Postby Always21 » Fri May 24, 2013 2:53 pm

sundaymorning wrote:1) The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (Chronicles of Narnia, #1)
by Hiawyn Oram

2) The Witches - RoaLd Dahl

3) The Hobbit


My boy started with Charles and the chocolate factory by Ronald Dahl. After that he starts reading the rest from the same author.

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