Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Chapter Book Read Alouds

Beasley, Kate.

Also available in Overdrive. "Gertie is a girl on a mission to be the best fifth grader ever in... More

Buyea, Rob.

Also available in Overdrive. Seven fifth-graders at Snow Hill School in Connecticut relate how their... More

Cleary, Beverly.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy ... More

Clements, Andrew.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. The noisy fifth grade boys of Laketon Elementary School chal... More

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Also available in Overdrive. Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter, his friend Russell, ... More

Dahl, Roald.

Also available in Overdrive. Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends... More

Davies, Jacqueline.

Also available in Overdrive. Evan and his younger sister, Jesse, react very differently to the news ... More

DiCamillo, Kate.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves on... More

Howe, Deborah.

Also available in Overdrive. In 1979 Atheneum first published Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery to... More

Jones, Kelly.

Also available in Overdrive. Through a series of letters, Sophie Brown, age twelve, tells of her fam... More

Juster, Norton.

Also available in Overdrive. A journey through a land where Milo learns the importance of words and ... More

Kurtz, Christopher.

Also available in Overdrive. "Flora the pig ditches the sedentary life on the farm for an adven... More

Larson, Kirby.

Also available in Hoopla. In 1910, Audacity Jones is an eleven-year-old orphan living a monotonous l... More

Law, Ingrid.

Also available in Overdrive. Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has... More

Lawson, Jessica.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Eleven-year-old Tabitha Crum, whose parents were just about ... More

Look, Lenore.

Also available in Overdrive. A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes ... More

Lloyd, Natalie.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. The Pickles are new to Midnight Gulch, Tennessee, a town whi... More

MacDonald, Betty Bard.

Also available in Overdrive. From her upside-down house, the eccentric Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle issues to ... More

Park, Linda Sue.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. While working on a project for an after-school club, Julia, ... More

Parr, Maria.

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Pinkwater, Daniel Manus.

Arthur goes to pick up the turkey for Thanksgiving dinner but comes back with a 266-pound chicken. ... More

Perkins, Lynne Rae.

Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RB Digital. After surviving being carried off by a hawk, a ... More

Rockwell, Thomas.

Also available in Overdrive. Two boys set out to prove that worms can make a delicious meal. ... More

Sachar, Louis.

Also available in Hoopla. Humorous episodes from the classroom on the thirtieth floor of Wayside Sch... More

Sage, Angie.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Araminta enlists the help of several ghosts in an attempt to... More

Sloan, Holly Goldberg.

Also available in Overdrive. A young possum strikes out on her own and winds up trapped in a human h... More

Spinelli, Eileen.

"Susie is jealous when her brother is deemed a town hero, so she finds solace in the poetry and... More

Turnage, Sheila.

Also available in Overdrive. Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBe... More

Weeks, Sarah.

Quirky fourth-grader Oggie Cooder goes from being shunned to everyone's best friend when his un... More