In general, students should read texts that they can read with very few errors as well as have a solid understanding of what they are reading.  The book list below has been provided to you to help your child find books that are at an appropriate level to improve their reading skills.  Please remember that this list is a general guide.  Students should be enjoying reading other texts of their choice, as well as texts at their independent reading level.   Happy Reading!  

The Adventures of Ali Baba Bernstein by Johanna Hurwitz

Aldo series, Johanna Hurwitz

All about Sam by Lois Lowry

Allen Jay and the Underground Railroad by Marlene Brill

And Then What Happened, Paul Revere? By Jean Fritz

Angel Park Soccer Stars series by Dean Hughes

Ant Cities by Arthur Dorros

The Arctic Ocean by Anne Ylvisaker

The Atlantic Ocean by Anne Ylvisaker

Aunt Clara Brown: Official Pioneer by Linda Lowery

Baseball Fever by Johanna Hurwitz

Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki

Baseball’s Best, Five True Stories by Andrew Gutelle

Beezus and Ramona by Beverly Cleary

Benjamin Banneker by Ginger Wadsworth

The Blind Pony by Jeanne Betancourt

The Blossoms Meet the Vulture Lady by Betsy Byars

Borreguita and the Coyote by Verna Aardema

The Boxcar Children series by Gertrude C. Warner

Bugs by Nancy Parker

Can’t You Make Them Behave, King George? by Jean Fritz

The Case of the Dirty Bird by Gary Paulsen

Charles Lindbergh by Lucile Davis

Chocolate Fever by Robert Smith

Class Clown by Johanna Hurwitz

Corn Is Maize by Aliki

The Courage of Sarah Noble by Alice Dalgliesh

Cowpokes and Desperadoes by Gary Paulsen

Davy Crockett by Kathy Feeney

Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl

Dogs Don’t Tell Jokes by Louis Sachar

Dragon Bones by Paul Hindman

Earthworms by Kevin Holmes

Einstein Anderson, Science Detective series by Seymour Simon

Eleven Kids, One Summer by Ann M. Martin

Elizabeth Cady Stanton by Lucile Davis

Face-Off by Matt Christopher

The Finch’s Fabulous Furnace by Roger Drury

Flossie and the Fox by Patricia McKissack

Foolish Gretel by Jennifer Armstrong

The Fortune-tellers by Lloyd Alexander

Frederick Douglass by Margo McLoone

George Washington’s Socks by Elvira Woodruff

The Ghost Pony by Jeanne Betancourt

Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes

Good Grief Third Grade by Colleen McKenna

Gorgonzola Zombies in the Park by Elizabeth Levy

The Great Little Madison by Jean Fritz

Gymnastics by Christin Ditchfield

Happily Ever After by Anna Quindlen

The Haunting of Grade Three by Grace Maccarone

Henry Huggins series by Beverly Cleary

Her Seven Brothers by Paul Goble

Herbie Jones series by Suzy Kline

Here Comes McBroom by Sid Fleischman

The Hundred Dresses by Eleanor Estes

Jason and the Aliens Down the Street by Greg Greer

The Key to the Playhouse by Carol York

The King’s Equal by Katherine Paterson

Lake Huron by Anne Ylvisaker

Lake Michigan by Anne Ylvisaker

Lavender by Karen HesseThe Legend of the Bluebonnet by Tomie DePaola

Leif Eriksson by Jason Glaser

Like Jake and Me by Mavis Jukes

Lions by Kevin J. Holms

Lucretia Mott by Lucile Davis

Ma and Pa Dracula by Ann Martin

Make a Wish, Molly by Barbara Cohen

Malcolm X by Lucile Davis

Martial Arts by Bob Knotts

Mary McLeod Bethune by Margo McLoone

Maxie, Rosie and Earl – Partners in Grime by Barbara Park

McBroom’s Wonderful One-Acre Farm by Sid Fleischman

Mieko and the Fifth Treasure by Eleanor Coerr

Moons by Gregory Vogt

Moonwalk – the First Trip to the Moon by Judy Donnelly

The Most Beautiful Place in the World by Ann Cameron

The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary

A Mouse Called Wolf by Dick King-Smith

Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series by Betty MacDonald

Much Ado about Aldo by Johanna Hurwitz

Muggie Maggie by Beverly Cleary

Mystery on October Road by Alison Herzig

The Night Crossing by Karen Ackerman

No One Is Going to Nashville by Mavis Jukes

The Not-Just-Anybody Family by Betsy Byars

Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

The Pacific Ocean by Anne Ylvisaker

Patrick Doyle is Full of Blarney by Jennifer Armstrong

Pippi Longstocking series by Astrid Lindgren

Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary

Ramona series by Beverly Cleary

Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar

Socks by Beverly Cleary

Sojourner Truth by Margo McLoone

Spider Kane and the Mystery Under the May Apple by Mary P. Osborne

Stay away from Simon! by Carol Carrick

The Story of Benjamin Franklin by Margaret Davidson

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

The Sun by Ralph Winrich

Susan B. Anthony by Lucile Davis

The Swamp of the Hideous Zombies by Geoffrey Hayes

Talk about a Family by Eloise Greenfield

Ten True Animal Rescues by Jeanne Betancourt

They Led the Way: 14 American Women by Joanna Johnston

Tornado by Betsy ByarsTrack and Field by Bob Knotts

Tyrannosaurus Rex by Daniel Cohen

Velociraptor by Daniel Cohen

The Vicar of Nibbleswick by Roald Dahl

Virtual Fred by Vincent Courtney

Wall of Names: The Story of the Viet Vets Memorial by Judy Donnelly

Walt Disney by June Preszler

What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? by Jean Fritz

The Whipping Boy by Sid Fleischman

Wingman by Daniel Pinkwater

Wrestling by Christin Ditchfield