In honour of Harper Lee’s gift of a well-crafted child-narrator and Elizabeth Halsey’s pedagogic flair, here are 6 books with a child as a primary narrator. I snuck in Salvage the Bones, because let’s face it, it’s an amazing book.

*Here are links to both goodreads and the cheapest buys!

Salvage the Bones: here and here

When God Was a Rabbit: here and here

Room: here and here

In the Shadow of the Banyan: here and here

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn: here and here

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close: here and here