Lists and Suggestions for Kids


Category: grades 2-4

List: Funny Stories

Angleberger, Tom.

Sixth-grader Tommy and his friends describe their interactions with a paper finger puppet of Yoda, w...

Applegate, Katherine.

When the first-graders' bee antennae would not stay on their heads and the drummers would not s...

Barnett, Mac, author.

When master prankster Miles Murphy moves to sleepy Yawnee Valley, he challenges the local mystery pr...

Brockington, Drew, author, illustrator.

Alerted to a global energy crisis, the President consults with the World's Best Scientist, who ...

Bruel, Nick, author, illustrator.

Kitty's life is really hard. Like really, REALLY hard. All she asks for is twenty-two hours a d...

DiCamillo, Kate.

After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on t...

Dougherty, John, author.

Stinkbomb and his sister, Ketchup-Face, with help from King Toothbrush Weasel, go on an adventure to...

Gutman, Dan.

Miss Daisy's unusual teaching methods surprise her second grade students, especially reluctant ...

Iwasa, Megumi, 1958- author.

This book is about friendship and the distinctions of living in different parts of the world. A gira...

Korman, Gordon.

Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Di...

Lee, Jenny, 1971-

All his life Benji, now ten, has been sickly and he has long been targeted by the school bully, but ...

McDonald, Megan.

The shortest kid in the second grade, James Moody, also known as Stink, learns all about the shortes...

Pastis, Stephan.

Meet Timmy Failure, the founder, president, and CEO of the best detective agency in town, probably t...

Pilkey, Dav, 1966-

Irrepressible friends George and Harold create a new comic book superhero, Super Diaper Baby....

Stanton, Matt, 1988- author, illustrator.

When eleven-year-old Max Walburt decides to run for class president claiming he is the funniest stud...