Friday, April 24, 2009

The Elementary Book List ~ First Chapter Books

(Levels 1 & 2 Here)

(Levels 3 & 4 Here)

First Chapter Books

*The Knights’ Tales (series) (Gerald Morris)

Tales from the Odyssey (series) Mary Pope Osborne

The Minstrel in the Tower (Gloria Skurzynski)

*Jenny and the Cat Club (series) (Esther Averill)

(Sid Fleischman)
The Whipping Boy
McBroom’s Wonderful One-Acre Farm

(Clyde Robert Bulla) (range from very easy to more difficult…)
The Sword in the Tree
The Chalk Box Kid
The Paint Brush Kid
The Secret Valley
A Lion to Guard Us
Viking Adventure
Riding the Pony Express
Squanto: Friend of the Pilgrims

The Bears on Hemlock Mountain (Alice Dalgliesh)

The Hundred Dresses (Eleanor Estes)

The Midwife’s Apprentice (Karen Cushman)

Dragon Slayers’ Academy (series) (Kate McMullan)

The Light at Tern Rock (Julia Sauer)

*(Dick King-Smith)
The School Mouse
Babe: The Gallant Pig
A Mouse Called Wolf

*(Ruth Stiles Gannett)
My Father’s Dragon
Elmer and the Dragon
The Dragons of Blueland

*The Last Little Cat (Meindert DeJong)

Magic Tree House (series) (Mary Pope Osborne)

The Magic School Bus (chapter book series)

Flat Stanley (series) (Jeff Brown)

The Littles (series) (John Peterson)

The Velveteen Rabbit (Margery Williams)

1 comment:

Christine Cline said...

Thanks for the list! My kids have different taste in reading. I am reminded how good of a read The Hundred Dresses and The Whipping Boy was! Off to add it to our collection!