What do elementary school age kids (6-9 years old) like to read? They still want to laugh. They still enjoy pictures book but are most likely learning to read or just getting comfortable with reading on their own, so they will be wanting to read something more sophisticated like chapter books . There is a whole world of early reader chapter books that will overjoy this age group. It's so fun to watch kids at this age find a chapter book that they love and emerge into the world of loving to read!
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A funny, rhyming early independent reader book that shows what it means to be a pair.
A unique picture book with an entertaining retelling of Goldilocks and the Three Bears with a pirate theme!
A kidlit detective novel featuring a spunky fourth-grade detective who has to team up with her little brother to solve a mystery.
Gumshoe Zoo has to solve the case of the stolen pastires in this word play mystery.
A gorgeous picture book featuring an original fairy tale in the style of Neil Gaiman about a girl named Hortense who wants her shadow to stop following her. In the end, her shadow is what saves her from evil bandits.
A book filled with strong, positive role models for both boys and girls.
Dan Santat is always a solid choice. He is a natural-born storyteller who produces the most original twists on classic stories.
The first picture book by the Nobel Peace Prize winner that was inspired by her childhood.
The latest from the author of The Day the Crayons Quit. Everybody loves playing Rock Paper Scissors!
An adventure story picture book about an animal crew aboard a unique ship.
Jabari works up the courage to jump off the high dive!