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... More

Frank, Anne, 1929-1945.

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

Robinson, Barbara, 1927-2013.

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

Dahl, Roald.

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

Leyson, Leon, 1929-2013, author.

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

Paulsen, Gary.

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

Child, Lauren.

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

Hoose, Phillip M., 1947-

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

Snyder, Zilpha Keatley.

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

Kogge, Michael, author.

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

Lee Shetterly, Margot, author.

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

Walden, Mark.

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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... More

Burnford, Sheila, 1918-1984.

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

O'Dell, Scott

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

Murphy, Jim, 1947-

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

Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.

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

Durbin, William, 1951-

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

Benton, Jim.

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

Creech, Sharon.

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

MacDonald, Betty Bard.

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

Paulsen, Gary.

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

Juster, Norton, 1929-

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

Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds.

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

Law, Ingrid, 1970-

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

Hopkinson, Deborah.

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