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If you missed Erica's list of absolute favorite books for younger children, you can find it here.

Hi again! I’m back with a list of some of my favorite chapter books. On this list, you are not going to find titles that have spent years on best-selling lists about a certain young wizard or teenaged demi-god. While I do indeed love them, those series do quite well on their own. Here I am including books you may have heard of, but not necessarily picked up yet, and even a couple you may remember from your own youth that have stood the test of time. Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo is a great transition from books for early readers to chapter books. Emmaline and the Bunny by Katherine Hannigan is a delicious sweet of a book about a girl who wants a bunny. Arabel’s Raven by Joan Aiken is one that I downloaded as an audiobook from the library, and my family has enjoyed on many car trips, at times nearly needing to pull over because we were laughing so hard.

I've compiled the over 110 comments from you and created a PDF with all your suggestions!

Download it or print it out, and enjoy this great library resource! Enjoy! Reading chapter books to your 3-8 year olds is a great way to get them to use their imaginations and to more advanced vocabulary. But with the advanced vocab, can sometimes come advanced content (sorry...I am not interested in emotionally scarring my 4 year olds by reading about vampires) or they simply have plots that can't capture the attention of preschool age kids. Sometimes it's a matter of not having enough pictures intertwined in the chapters to keep them turning pages with you. So, thank you so much for your recommendations!

I have learned to never underestimate the reading comprehension of your children! folks is the list you put together! The mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary Ramona Books by Beverly Cleary Emily’s Runaway Imagination Beverly Cleary Ralf S. Mercy Watson series by kate dicamillo. 110.7K Flares Twitter 94 Facebook 2.7K Pin It Share 107K Google+ 6 StumbleUpon 1 Made with Flare More Info 110.7K Flares × “Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.” ~ Emilie Buchwald Reading to our children is one of THE most important things we can do as a parent.

Marilyn Jager Adams said, “Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.” Ages 6-9 | Grades 1-3 The Adventures of Daniel Boom, AKA Loud Boy #1: Sound Off by By D.J.

Steinberg | Illustrated by Brian Smith Ages 6-8 | Grades 1-3 In this first adventure, Daniel Boom is the new kid in town with no volume control on his voice, but he discovers an even bigger problem: the evil Kid-Rid Corporation has silenced the entire world! Daniel taps into his inner superhero to become Loud Boy, along with his new pals who have bad habits (aka superpowers) of their own. Watch the Daniel Boom book trailer here! Bones and the Big Yellow Mystery #1 by David A. Mr. Dinkin Dings by Guy Bass, illustrated by Pete Williamson Ages 6-8 | Grades 1-3 Dinkin Dings is afraid of everything. It’s back-to-school season!

There are a lot of wonderful back-to-school picture books out there, but kindergartners aren’t the only ones who enjoy reading about school. I’ve selected eight of my favorite chapter books set in schools, perfect for ages 7-10. Sideways Stories from Wayside School. Amazon. Chapter books-that final leap into the world of literature where pictures matter less and less.

Young readers are now able to be spirited away to strange and far off places, without the limitations of what is drawn on a page. It’s a beautiful thing, to see that door open up for them. Below you will find a list of some of the best children’s chapter books, suitable for a wide range of ages. They are the ones that continue to be loved for ages upon ages because they are, simply put, quite wonderful. Looking for picture books? Top 10 Children’s Chapter Books Charlotte’s Web: This is truly a gem of a children’s book. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone: Although they weren’t written terribly long ago, the Harry Potter books have quickly become classics.

A Wrinkle In Time: This is a simply fascinating chapter book for children to dig into. The Phantom Tollbooth: One day, a bored young boy named Milo unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth, which he decides to drive through in his toy car.