BOOKLISTS FOR KIDS 



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Action Novels


The Boy Soldier series by Andy McNab (an ex SAS soldier)

 The Alpha Force series by Chris Ryan

 The Thunderfish series by Simon Higgins (probably yrs 7-8; has a female protagonist.

The Cherub series by Robert Muchamore

The Power of Five series by Anthony Horowitz (plus all his others)


               BOOKLISTS FOR KIDS 



               BOOKLISTS FOR KIDS 


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