Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Lexile Levels 1000-1400

Verne, Jules, 1828-1905.

Also available on OverDrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital. Professor Arronax and his two companions, t...

Frank, Anne, 1929-1945.

Also available on OverDrive and Hoopla. Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years...

Snicket, Lemony.

Also available on OverDrive and Hoopla. After the sudden death of their parents, the three Baudel...

Lawson, Robert, 1892-1957.

Also available on Hoopla and RB Digital. Benjamin Franklin's companion, Amos the mouse, rec...

Robinson, Barbara, 1927-2013.

Also available on Hoopla. The six horrible Herdmans, the worst kids in the history of the world,...

Dahl, Roald.

Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norw...

Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013, author.

Also available on OverDrive. The biography of Leon Leyson, the only memoir published by a former ...

Paulsen, Gary.

Also available on OverDrive. Instead of being rescued from a plane crash, as in the author's...

Child, Lauren.

Clarice Bean, aspiring actress and author, unsuccessfully tries to avoid getting into trouble as she...

Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-

Based on extensive interviews with Claudette Colvin and many others, Phillip Hoose presents the firs...

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley.

A group of children, entranced with the study of Egypt, play their own Egypt game, are visited by a ...

Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888.

Also available on OverDrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital Orphaned Rose Campbell finds it difficult to...

Kogge, Michael, author.

"Meet Newt, Tina, Queenie, Jacob, and many more in this comprehensive character guide..."-...

Lee Shetterly, Margot, author.

Explores the previously uncelebrated but pivotal contributions of NASA's African-American women...

Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973.

Also available on OverDrive and Hoopla. Bilbo Baggins, a respectable, well-to-do hobbit, lives co...

Burnford, Sheila, 1918-1984.

Also available on OverDrive and Hoopla. A doughty young Labrador retriever, a roguish bull terrie...

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Also available on OverDrive. Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of Calif...

Murphy, Jim, 1947-

James Edmond, a sixteen-year-old orphan, keeps a journal of his experiences and those of "G&quo...

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

In 1871 Joshua Loper, a sixteen-year-old black cowboy, records in his journal his experiences while ...

Durbin, William, 1951-

In 1867, fifteen-year-old Sean experiences both hardships and rewards when he joins his father in wo...

Benton, Jim.

In her diary, middle school student Jamie Kelly describes her life at home and at school, including ...

Creech, Sharon.

Also available on OverDrive and Hoopla. A young student, who comes to love poetry through a perso...

MacDonald, Betty Bard.

Also available on OverDrive, From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues...

Paulsen, Gary.

Also available on OverDrive. The author describes some of the dogs that have had special places i...

Juster, Norton, 1929-

Also available on OverDrive, A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words ...

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

Also available on OverDrive. Sixth-grader Marty and his family try to help their rough neighbor,...

Law, Ingrid, 1970-

Also available on OverDrive. Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday ...

King-Smith, Dick.

Spider, a baby abandoned on an English farm, grows up to be mentally slower than other children but ...

Hopkinson, Deborah.

Also available on OverDrive, On April 15, 1912, the magnificent ocean liner the RMS Titanic stru...