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Suggested titles are for young readers (2nd and 3rd grade) reading above their grade level. These titles

have 4th and 5th grade readability levels, which were determined using the Accelerated Reader leveling

system. Parents, however, are always the best judge for content and appropriateness.


Magic Half, Annie Barrows 

Peter and the Starcatchers, Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Penderwicks,: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy, Jeanne Birdsall 

World According to Humphrey, Betty G. Birney 

Mouse and the Motorcycle, Beverly Cleary 

Frindle, Andrew Clements 

James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl 

Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Kate DiCamillo 

Half Magic, Edward Eager 

Harriet the Spy, Louise Fitzhugh 

Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key, Jack Gantos 

Bunnicula, James Howe 

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, E.L. Konigsburg 

Attaboy Sam, Lois Lowry 

Willoughbys, Lois Lowry 

Mrs. Piggle Wiggle, Betty MacDonald 

Being Teddy Roosevelt, Claudia Mills 

Owls in the Family, Farley Mowat 

Sideways Stores from Wayside School, Louis Sachar 

Little House in the Big Woods, Laure Ingalls Wilder


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