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    Default Book for 9yr old?

    Looking for books that are suitable for a 9yr old girl to read.
    I saw some Nancy Drew books in big w and I remember loving these when I was a kid.
    Just don't really know what a typical 9yr old is capable of reading?
    The nancy Drew was in the "younger readers 8yr +" section.

    Any of popular books you could recommend?

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    I would say go for it - Enid Blyton books have had a make over too.

    My DS is 8, he reads andy Griffiths, Roald Dahl and is about to start Harry potter books.

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    My DD is nine and has recently finished
    The BFG, The Witches and Matilda by Roald Dahl.
    Hating Alison Ashley by Robin Kline.
    The Borrowers by Mary Norton.

    She also got through a lot of my old Baby-Sitters Club books!

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    Oh thanks for this thread! Thinking of getting my neices and nephews books for christmas

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    Thanks everyone! That's a great help. I will go shopping for my niece tomorrow.

    Can't wait for my DD to be old enough to read all my baby sitters club books ☺️

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    My nine year old also loves Goosebumps and Diary of a Wimpy Kid (although she tells me the 5th one says santa isn't real in it so be careful if the kid still believes. Mine doesn't.)
    I hated Dork Diaries so avoid those! I thought they'd be like wimpy kid but the part I read was all mobile phones/make-up/looking pretty etc. My DD hasn't asked to get another one either.

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    If she likes horses why not the silver brumby books by Elaine Mitchell? Or black beauty.
    Harry potter could be good depending on how good a reader she is, because it starts off quite easy but as you progress through the books they do get quite a bit trickier.

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    She's probably old enough for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe?

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    When I was that age I loved Paul Jennings & Roald Dahl books.

    Hating Alison Ashley by Robyn Klein was my favourite book in late primary school.

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    Yea I forgot about the diary of a whimpy kid books my DS loves those too.


 

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