Oxford Literacy Web: Fiction: Year 5 Fiction: The Casa Montego Smugglers (Oxford literacy web. Fiction, Year 5/Primary 6)
These are the titles for the "OLW" fiction strand for upper Key Stage 2, (Y5 and Y6) designed to fit the National Literacy Strategy. Year 5 contains: "The Treasure in the Mud" by Gillian Cross - an historical story set in Victorian Britain; "The River Runs to the End of Time" by Frances Usher - a story about friendships during the English civil war; "How Did the World Begin?" by Rosalind Kerven - creation myths from around the world; "The Legend of King Arthur" by Mick Gowar - a retelling of part of this famous legend; "Lennox and the Casa Montego Smugglers" by Errol Lloyd - Lennox and his grandfather discover a smuggling ring while on holiday in Jamaica; and "Cloud Forest" by Mark Leyland - children in Equador lay a ghost to rest.