Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: Grades 2-4

List: Advanced Readers, Careful Content

Atwater, Richard.

Also avilable in Overdrive and Hoopla. The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarc...

Bearn, Emily.

Also available in Overdrive. Wealthy, married mice Tumtum and Nutmeg find adventure when they secret...

Birdsall, Jeanne.

Also available in Overdrive. While vacationing with their widowed father in the Berkshire Mountains,...

Brink, Carol Ryrie,

Also available in Overdrive and RBdigital. The adventures of an eleven-year-old tomboy growing up on...

Broach, Elise.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After Marvin, a beetle, makes a miniature drawing as an ele...

Cleary, Beverly.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla (in Hoopla, also available in English and Spanish). A reckles...

Dahl, Roald.

Also available in Overdrive. Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr....

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,

Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RBdigital. The disappearance of a new puppy named Ginger an...

Estes, Eleanor,

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Relates the adventures and misadventures of the four Moffat ...

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,

Also available in Hoopla. Two youngsters' determination to own a Chincoteague pony is greatly i...

Horvath, Polly.

Also available in Overdrive. Middle-schooler Madeline's hippy parents have been kidnapped from ...

Howe, Deborah.

Also available in Overdrive. Though scoffed at by Harold the dog, Chester the cat tries to warn his ...

King-Smith, Dick.

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

Klise, Kate.

When the principal asks a fifth-grader to write a letter regarding the purchase of a new drinking fo...

Levine, Gail Carson.

Also available in Overdrive. In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against ...

Lovelace, Maud Hart,

Also available in Hoopla. Set in turn-of-the-century Minnesota, this is the first in the well-loved ...

Namioka, Lensey.

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

Selden, George,

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. After Chester, a cricket, arrives in the Times Square subway...

Selfors, Suzanne.

Also available in Overdrive. Spending the summer in his grandfather's rundown town, ten-year-ol...

Taylor, Sydney,

Also available in Overdrive. Share in adventures of a family living in New York City at the turn of ...

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

Also available in Overdrive. Wilbur, the pig, is desolate when he discovers that he is destined to b...