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16 Favorite Chapter Books for Kids
Reading aloud chapter books for kids will build a strong foundation for language and literacy. As your kids sit down to listen to you read aloud a fun chapter book, they are building their attention span, vocabulary, comprehension, and imagination. Pull up your favorite reading chair, let the kids get comfortable, and choose one of the following kids’ chapter books to read aloud.
The Adventures of The Baily School Kids
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book
Charlottes Web Chapter Book
This classic, award winning, chapter book is based on the movie about a spider and a pig forming an unbreakable friendship.
The Flat Stanley Collection Box Set: Flat Stanley, Invisible Stanley, Stanley in Space, Stanley, Flat Again!
Flat Stanley Adventures Series Box Set: Flat Stanley, Stanley Flat Again, Stanley in Space, The Japanese Ninja Surprise, The Amazing Mexican Secret, The African Safari Discovery, The Australian Boomerang Bonanza, The US Capital Commotion, The Flying Chinese Wonders, The Big Mountain Adventure, The Magic Lamp, Invisible Stanley
Frog and Toad Chapter Books for Kids
Lois Lowry Gooney Bird Greene
This series was recommended by a teacher inside the Teachers on a Budget Facebook group. She said this was her favorite for first graders.
Ivy and Bean
Ivy and Bean’s Treasure Box: Ivy and Bean, Ivy and Bean and the Ghost That Had To, Ivy and Bean Break the Fossil Record
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2: Ivy and Bean Take Care of the Babysitter, Bound to Be Bad, Doomed to Dance
Ivy and Bean Box Set 3: What’s the Big Idea?, No News is Good News, Ivy and Bean Make the Rules
Junie B Jones
There are so many awesome Junie B Jones chapter books for kids. To help break it down by grade level, I have listed the kindergarten and first grade collection sets below. I have also included the popular numbered Junie B Jones sets below.
Little Bear Series
Magic Tree House Chapter Books for Kids
#1-4 Magic Tree House Set: Dinosaurs Before Dark, The Knight at Dawn, Mummies in the Morning, and Pirates Past Noon
#5-8 Magic Tree House Set: Night of the Ninjas, Afternoon on the Amazon, Sunset of the Sabertooth, and Midnight on the Moon
#9-12 Magic Tree House Set: Dolphins at Daybreak, Ghost Town at Sundown, Lions at Lunchtime, and Polar Bears Past Bedtime
#13-16 Magic Tree House Set: Vacation Under the Volcano, Day of the Dragon King, Viking Ships at Sunrise, and Hour of the Olympics
#17-20 Magic Tree House Set: The Mystery of the Enchanted Dog
#21-24 Magic Tree House Set: American History Quartet
#25-28 Magic Tree House Set: Stage Fright on a Summer Night, Good Morning, Gorillas, Thanksgiving on Thursday, and High Tide in Hawaii
Pedro and Katie Woo
Ralph Mouse Kids Chapter Books
Zoey and Sassafras
Book 1: Dragons and Marshmallows
Book 2: Monsters and Mold
Book 3: Merhorses and Bubbles
Book 4: Caterflies and Ice
Book 5: The Pod and The Bog
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