Early Chapter Books


 

Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781984848390
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Published: Delacorte Books for Young Readers - July 30th, 2019

A Trio of Tolerable Tales Cover Image
By Margaret Atwood, Dusan Petričic (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554989331
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Published: Groundwood Books - May 16th, 2017

Ivy & Bean – Book 1 (Ivy and Bean Books, Books for Elementary School) Cover Image
By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackall (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780811849098
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Published: Chronicle Books - May 3rd, 2007

Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers Book #1 Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419733604
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 2nd, 2018

Ada Twist and the Perilous Pants: The Questioneers Book #2 Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419734229
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 16th, 2019

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Rabbit and Robot: The Sleepover (Candlewick Sparks) Cover Image
By Cece Bell, Cece Bell (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780763668754
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Published: Candlewick - February 11th, 2014

Yes, beginning readers can be truly hilarious. Evidence: the part where Rabbit spends a whole chapter with a remote control stuck in his ear without realizing it.

— Kate


Rabbit and Robot and Ribbit (Candlewick Sparks) Cover Image
By Cece Bell, Cece Bell (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780763697822
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Published: Candlewick - October 10th, 2017

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Dumpster Dog! Cover Image
By Marc Boutavant (Illustrator), Colas Gutman
$8.95
ISBN: 9781592702527
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Published: Enchanted Lion Books - June 11th, 2019

Dumpster dog may be a bit smelly, ratty, and unintelligent, but these are attributes that plague the best of us. Join this sweet dog and his bff Flat Cat in their quest for an owner who will love them with all their flaws.

— Laurel


Flat Stanley: His Original Adventure! Cover Image
By Jeff Brown, Macky Pamintuan (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780060097912
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2013

The Phantom Bully (Star Wars: Jedi Academy #3) Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545621267
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 30th, 2015

Star Wars: Jedi Academy Cover Image
By Jeffrey Brown, Jeffrey Brown (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338552553
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 30th, 2019

Monkey & Robot Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781442429796
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - June 10th, 2014

Frindle Cover Image
By Andrew Clements, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780689818769
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 1998

The Chicken Squad: The First Misadventure Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442496774
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - September 29th, 2015

The Case of the Weird Blue Chicken: The Next Misadventure (The Chicken Squad #2) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Kevin Cornell (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781442496804
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - May 3rd, 2016

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Mercy Watson to the Rescue Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780763645045
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Published: Candlewick - December 22nd, 2009

Powered by hot buttered toast, Mercy Watson is no mere pet pig: she is a porcine wonder. (Bonus: next-door neighbors the Lincoln sisters, who I will admit to reading with over-the-top southern accents.)

— Kate


Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763645052
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Published: Candlewick - December 22nd, 2009

Mercy Watson Fights Crime Cover Image
By Kate DiCamillo, Chris Van Dusen (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780763649524
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Published: Candlewick - June 4th, 2010

Mouse Scouts Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780385756020
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Published: Yearling - January 5th, 2016

Dodsworth in New York (A Dodsworth Book) Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780547248318
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 19th, 2009

Dodsworth in Rome (A Dodsworth Book) Cover Image
$3.99
ISBN: 9780547722108
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 3rd, 2012

Eva Sees a Ghost: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #2) Cover Image
By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545787833
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 26th, 2015

Eva's Treetop Festival: A Branches Book (Owl Diaries #1) Cover Image
By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545683623
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 6th, 2015

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Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School (Two Dogs in a Trench Coat #1) Cover Image
By Julie Falatko, Colin Jack (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338189513
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - May 29th, 2018

These two dogs miss their friend so much they decide to put on a trench coat and go to school! Full of hijinks and ridiculousity, this book is perfect for reluctant and ravenous readers alike.

— Parrish


My Father's Dragon Cover Image
$7.95
ISBN: 9780394890487
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 12th, 1987

The Adventures of Sophie Mouse 3 Books in 1!: A New Friend; The Emerald Berries; Forget-Me-Not Lake Cover Image
By Poppy Green, Jennifer A. Bell (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781481485241
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Published: Little Simon - October 4th, 2016

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The 13-Story Treehouse: Monkey Mayhem! (The Treehouse Books #1) Cover Image
By Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250070654
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Published: Square Fish - April 7th, 2015

All the absurdity and radical wackiness of the Captain Underpants novels with surprisingly little insipidity. If you've ever hated Captain Underpants, this is a welcome and wonderful alternative.

— Allison


The Princess in Black Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763678883
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Published: Candlewick - April 14th, 2015

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The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763687588
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Published: Candlewick - April 12th, 2016

Princess Magnolia only looks like your standard-issue – until her monster alarm goes off. Perfect for beginning readers and perfect read-alouds for even younger kids – my son has been demanding Princess Magnolia at bedtime since he was two.

— Kate


Dory Fantasmagory: 2 Books in 1! Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781984815279
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Published: Puffin Books - January 7th, 2020

Dory Fantasmagory Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780147510679
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Published: Puffin Books - July 7th, 2015

Animal Inn 3-Books-in-1!: A Furry Fiasco; Treasure Hunt; The Bow-wow Bus Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534409644
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Published: Aladdin - October 3rd, 2017

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Toys Go Out: Being the Adventures of a Knowledgeable Stingray, a Toughy Little Buffalo, and Someone Called Plastic Cover Image
By Emily Jenkins, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780385736619
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Published: Yearling - September 9th, 2008

Meet Lumphy (a buffalo), StingRay (a stingray) and Plastic (a rubber ball). Their adventures are a read-aloud delight perfect for a kid or parent looking for something like (and yet entirely unlike) Winnie-the-Pooh.

— Kate


Babe: The Gallant Pig Cover Image
By Dick King-Smith, Melissa Manwill (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780679873938
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Published: Yearling - July 18th, 1995

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Fairy Mom and Me #1 Cover Image
By Sophie Kinsella, Marta Kissi (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524769932
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Published: Yearling - January 29th, 2019

This book is about a girl who is not a fairy yet, but her mom is. Her mom is very bad with her wand; she forgets the codes and does what are maybe not the right spells. Perfect for readers who want a small adventure.

— Najela, Age 9


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The Dragonsitter (The Dragonsitter Series #1) Cover Image
By Josh Lacey, Garry Parsons (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780316298988
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 12th, 2016

96 pages on Eddie, tasked with watching his uncle's pet dragon for a week; the greatest epistolary novel of our generation.

— Cristin


Flight of the Phoenix (Nathaniel Fludd, Beastologist #1) Cover Image
By R. L. LaFevers, Kelly Murphy (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780547408453
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 13th, 2010

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Catwings Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780439551892
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Published: Orchard Books - May 1st, 2003

I have already given you all of the information you need to know in order to understand that this book is awesome, namely: there exists in the world a five dollar novel for seven year olds written by Ursula Le Guin about CATS that HAVE WINGS.

— Cristin

 

 

This book is the drawing of the hat in The Little Prince. Exquisitely and plainly, near devastatingly told. No moral. No teaching moment. No pandering. Only magic.

— Allison


Catwings Return Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780439551908
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - April 1st, 2003

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Gooney Bird Greene Cover Image
By Lois Lowry, Middy Thomas (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780544225275
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - January 6th, 2015

Gooney Bird Greene might be the strangest second-grader there ever was. Her stories are full of wordplay and silliness and will have you giggling on every page.

— Annie


Barkus: Book 1 (Dog Books for Kids, Children's Book Series, Books for Early Readers) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781452172620
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Published: Chronicle Books - August 7th, 2018

Juana and Lucas Cover Image
By Juana Medina, Juana Medina (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536206395
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Published: Candlewick - March 5th, 2019

Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets (Captain Underpants #2) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780590634274
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - February 1st, 1999

The Adventures of Captain Underpants (Captain Underpants #1) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780590846288
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 1997

Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants: Color Edition (Captain Underpants #4) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545871877
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 29th, 2015

The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby (Captain Underpants) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545665445
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - June 24th, 2014

Captain Underpants and the Attack of the Talking Toilets: Color Edition (Captain Underpants #2) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545599320
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 7th, 2014

Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-Boxers (Captain Underpants #10) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator), Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780545175364
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - January 15th, 2013

Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People (Captain Underpants #8) Cover Image
By Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey, Dav Pilkey (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780439376143
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Published: The Blue Sky Press - September 1st, 2006

Third Grade Mermaid Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780545918169
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 31st, 2017

Anna, Banana, and the Monkey in the Middle Cover Image
By Anica Mrose Rissi, Meg Park (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781481416092
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - July 5th, 2016

Princess Cora and the Crocodile Cover Image
By Laura Amy Schlitz, Brian Floca (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536208788
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Published: Candlewick - October 8th, 2019

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Nate the Great Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780440461265
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Published: Yearling - April 15th, 1977

Nate the Great is your child's intro to classic noir. He works alone; speaks in short, decisive sentences; wears a trench; walks moodily in the rain; and loves pancakes above all else.

— Bekah


Magic on the Map #1: Let's Mooove! Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781635651669
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - May 7th, 2019

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Charlie & Mouse: Book 1 (Classic Children’s Book, Illustrated Books for Children) Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder, Emily Hughes (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781452172637
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Published: Chronicle Books - April 2nd, 2019

I've given this some thought, and I think Laurel Snyder may be my favorite author. Give Charlie and Mouse to someone who loves Frog and Toad, and they will probably love you forever.

— Kate


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Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142408889
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Published: Puffin Books - September 6th, 2007

Despite competition from shady neighborhood thug Wikipedia Brown, our boy EB is still exactly as awesome as he was when you were in elementary school. Anyone who makes it a decade on this earth without knowing this series should be held back from turning 11 until the situation is remedied.

— Cristin

 

 

I read this when I was 7 and I will remember The Case of the Champion Egg Spinner for the rest of my life. Next stop, Agatha Christie.

— Bekah


I Survived the Battle of Gettysburg, 1863 (I Survived #7) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545459365
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 1st, 2013

I Survived the Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived #10) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780545459396
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 26th, 2014

I Survived the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, 1941 (I Survived #4) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780545206983
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 1st, 2011

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1) Cover Image
By Lauren Tarshis, Scott Dawson (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780545206945
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - June 1st, 2010

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Lulu and the Brontosaurus (The Lulu Series) Cover Image
By Judith Viorst, Lane Smith (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781416999621
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - April 3rd, 2012

If a brontosaurus in the forest wants to pet little girl, and a bossy little girl in the forest wants a pet brontosaurus, whose will will win?

— Laurel


Stick Dog Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062110787
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Published: HarperCollins - January 8th, 2013

Stick Cat: A Tail of Two Kitties Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062411006
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Published: HarperCollins - May 3rd, 2016