Discovery Storytime Term 2: Historical Fiction
For TA Storytime this term, classes will be reading Historical Fiction books. These range from the age of the dinosaurs all the way to the World Wars.
Lower down in the school, children will have books read to them about Androcles, T-Rex and what life may have been like for a pirate! They’ll also read books on Ancient Greece discover what it was like before the railways became almost fully automated!
Towards the Higher years, children will go back in time to the Middle Ages, Ancient Rome, a Celtic land of cats and embark on a Viking adventure!
See below for a list of this term’s TA reading texts:
T. Rex by Vivian French
Androcles and the Lion by Russel Punter
Captain Teachum's Buried Treasure by Korky Paul and Peter Carter
Olympia: Run like the Wind by Shoo Raynert
Railway Jack by K.T Johnston
The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo
The Gold in the Grave by Terry Deary
Tail-End Charlie by Brita Granström and Mick Manning
Viking Tales by Terry Deary
The Great Sea Dragon Discovery by Pippa Goodhart
Escape from Pompeii by Christina Balit
The Savage Damsel and the Dwarf by Gerald Morris
Boudicat by Robin Price
Treason by Berlie Doherty
Mission to Marathon by Geoffrey Trease
Sorcery and Gold by Rosalind Kerven
The Diary of a Young Soldier in WWI by Dennis Hamley
The Diary of a Young Nurse in WWII by M Butterfield
King of Shadows by Susan Cooper