Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: grades 2-4

List: Advanced Readers, Careful Content

Atwater, Richard.

The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortun...

Bearn, Emily.

Wealthy, married mice Tumtum and Nutmeg find adventure when they secretly try to help two human sibl...

Birdsall, Jeanne.

While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains, four lovable sisters, ages f...

Brink, Carol Ryrie,

The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on the Wisconsin frontier in the mid-nineteen...

Broach, Elise.

After Marvin, a beetle, makes a miniature drawing as an eleventh birthday gift for James, a human wi...

Cleary, Beverly.

A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and...

Dahl, Roald.

Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysteriou...

Edwards, Julie,

With help from an eccentric professor who gives their imaginations special intensive training, three...

Enright, Elizabeth,

Four New York City siblings decide to pool their resources so that each can do a special thing on th...

Estes, Eleanor,

The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger and the appearance of a mysterious man in a mustard ye...

Estes, Eleanor,

Relates the adventures and misadventures of the four Moffat children living with their widowed mothe...

Fleming, Candace.

A nine-year-old East Indian boy tries to adjust to his new life in suburban America....

Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

The daughter of two magicians, twelve-year-old Igraine wants nothing more than to be a knight, and w...

Henry, Marguerite,

Two youngsters' determination to own a Chincoteague pony is greatly increased when the Phantom ...

Horvath, Polly.

Middle-schooler Madeline's hippy parents have been kidnapped from Hornby Island, Canada, by fox...

Howe, Deborah.

Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his human family that their found...

King-Smith, Dick.

A piglet destined for eventual butchering arrives at the farmyard, is adopted by an old sheep dog, a...

Klise, Kate.

Ages: 8-12....

Levine, Gail Carson.

In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forc...

Lovelace, Maud Hart,

Set in turn-of-the-century Minnesota, this is the first in the well-loved Betsy books published in t...

Namioka, Lensey.

Recently arrived in Seattle from China, musically untalented Yingtao is faced with giving a violin p...

Selden, George,

After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway station, he takes up residence in a new...

Selfors, Suzanne.

Spending the summer in his grandfather's rundown town, ten-year-old Ben meets an adventurous lo...

Taylor, Sydney,

Share in adventures of a family living in New York City at the turn of the century....

White, E. B. (Elwyn Brooks), 1899-1985.

Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to be the farmer's Christmas...