Chapter Books

It’s that time of year for… chapter books! Here are some great series that hook emerging readers into a lifetime of reading. 

Reading aloud chapter books with your child is a great way to end your day together and also develops important comprehension skills. Chapter books have just a few illustrations so your child can practice visualizing the story events. These books can also enrich vocabulary and present interesting characters that change in surprising ways. Some of these Level J books might be close or right at your child’s level.

Look for these chapter book series at the library, bookstore or in future book orders. (You can always search for more titles online when buying books through our class book orders.)

You can also find more titles with the online tool Book Wizard. Use the Guided Reading and Subject tabs to refine your search.

Freddie Fernortner, Fearless First Grader by Jonathan Rand

Toys Go Out by Emily Jenkins (Level Q)

The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Warner

Henry & Mudge by Cynthia Rylant (Level J)

Poppleton by Cynthia Rylant (Level J)

Mr. Putter & Tabby by Cynthia Rylant (Level J)

Frog & Toad by Arnold Lobel (Level K)

Mercy Watson by Kate DiCamillo (Level K)

Magic Tree House by Mary Pope Osborne

Andrew Lost  by J.C. Greenburg

American Girl Doll Books

Cam Jansen by David A. Adler (Level L)

Fancy Clancy  by Jane O’Conner

Jigsaw Jones by James Preller (Level N)

Soccer Cats by Matt Christopher (Level M)

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