Often, when lists of books for year groups are published, there is a request for more books with female protagonists. I have noticed in the past year or so there has been a rise in books with a female lead.
Protagonist: The central character of a story. They make the key decisions and experience the consequences of those decisions. The protagonist is often the character who faces the most significant obstacles as well as propelling agent for the narrative.
I have put together this list from books I have read this academic year and I have enjoyed. I feel that they will be really good to share with UKS2 (children aged 9-11) as whole class texts and could drive English learning as well as Reading for Pleasure.
Can you add to the list? As always comments are welcome.
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