FREE Book Report Bundle & 5-Star Book List About The United Kingdom

July 9, 2019

Shannan Swindler

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Inspire Adventure With Quality Literature Book List & FREE Book Report Bundle!

Amazon Prime Day is right around the corner! You can grab these paper, digital, and audiobooks and save on your homeschool curriculum budget. If you miss Prime Day, don’t worry! Most of these books are quite affordable and some are down-right cheap! This UK book list is great at any time of year.

Are your tweens & teens learning about the United Kingdom?

Maybe you are studying the Middle Ages? Knights & Castles? Perhaps you are planning a trip to the UK and want to incorporate as much learning as possible about your destination before you get there.

This list of books for tweens & teens is perfect to help you learn more about the United Kingdoms of England, Scotland & Wales throughout history. Literature from this brief, but rich, eclectic compilation of reading resources is included in a number of well-known curricula.


Get ready to inspire adventure by bringing delight through reading about the people and places of the United Kingdom. This is the perfect time to start learning about the United Kingdom’s history, its struggles, and what makes this country unique and great. Inspire adventure and enjoy quality literature all at the same time with these books about famous people from Britain and a few little-known works by some of Britain’s most famous authors for children and young adults.

Add these to your book list stash!

Get ready to learn all about England and Scotland with these 4 & 5-star rated books your kids are going to love!

A Cup of Cold Water, by Christien Farenhorst. An excellent book (5 stars) about Edith Cavell.

Daniel & the Drum Rock,  by Florence Parker Simister. Follow Daniel on his journey from France, to England to America.

David Living Stone: Africa’s Trailblazer, by Janet & Geoff Benge. One of Scotland’s most famous missionaries. 

Eric Liddell: Something Greater Than Gold, by Janet & Geoff Benge. One of Britain’s Olympians who traded fame to be a missionary in China.

The Happy Prince & Other Stories, by Oscar Wilde. this Kindle edition contains beautifully sketch illustrations from the original edition.

The Lost Prince of Samavia, by Francis Hodgson Burnett. The author of The Secret Garden does not disappoint with this classic book with a 4-star rating.

The Magna Carta, by James Daugherty. Follow the saga of King John, Richard the Lionheart, Robinhood and a full cast of “characters” in this 4.5-star historical account available in paperback or audio.

The Ocean of Truth: The Story of Sir Isaac Newton, by  Joyce McPherson. This highly rated book explores Newton’s scientific accomplishments and deep Christian faith in an engaging manner for readers.

The Story of Madame Curie, by Frederico Castellon. If you can find this out-of-print book, grab it! It is excellent and very difficult to find.

Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson. An exciting book by one of Scotland’s most famous authors.

Black Fox of Lorne, by Marguerite De Angeli. Another book to add to your shelf, if you can find it at a price you can afford. It gets rave reviews for its enchanting story of a Danish Family that settles in Northern Scotland in 1000 AD.

Castle, by David Macauley. an in-depth book on the construction and technology of medieval castles.

George Meuller: the Guardian of Bristol’s Orphans, by Janet & Geoff Benge. Read about the man who set the standard of faith & generosity.

Jacob T. Marley, by R. William Bennett. An excellent (4.5 stars!) twist on Dicken’s A Christmas Carol.

Little Lord Fauntleroy, by  Frances Hodgson Burnett. This lesser-known work ( 4.5 starts) by the author of The Secret Garden,  is sure to be enjoyed with its rich characters and beautiful illustrations.

Now, bring it full circle, and grab your FREE Book Report Bundle.

Your family will enjoy these highly-rated books for middle school & high school. Do you want more books? Then head here, where you can add even more rich, quality literature to your reading list about the United Kingdom (England, Scotland & Wales). 

While many of these books are for teens & tweens, you may find that these easy-to-understand and follow book reports are perfect for teaching who draw out basic themes, and ideas in books. They are perfect for written book reports, but can even be used as simple discussion guides.

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