Favorite Books – Chapter Books

This is part 4 of my 5 part series of favorite books.

  • Part 1: Audiobooks
  • Part 2: Picture Books
  • Part 3: Easy Readers
  • Part 4: Chapter Books
  • Part 5: Read-Aloud Books

Wow, there are so many great chapter books for kids out there.

In no particular order, here are some of our favorite chapter books for kids (“kids” is loosely defined; these could be appropriate for a variety of ages, you can do the research to figure out which ones will work best for your family).

Books by Dick King-Smith: Harry’s Mad, Babe, A Mouse Called Wolf, Lady Lollipop, The Invisible Dog, Martin’s Mice, The Terrible Trins, Ace the Very Important Pig, Funny Frank, Mysterious Miss Slade, and others.

Wildwood, Colin Meloy

The Land of Stories, Chris Colfer

Inkheart, Cornelia Funke

The House of Sixty Fathers, Meindert DeJong

The Wild Book, Juan Villoro

Septimus Heap Series, Angie Sage

A Single Shard, Linda Sue Park

Counting on Grace, Elizabeth Winthrop

The Fighting Ground, Avi

Johnny Tremain, Ester Hoskins Forbes

Down the Mysterly River, Bill Willingham

Wild Magic (series), Tamora Pierce

The Trumpet of the Swan, E. B. White

Charlotte’s Web, E. B. White

Akimbo books by Alexander McCall Smith

My Side of the Mountain, Jean Craighead George

James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl

Danny the Champion of the World, Roald Dahl

The BFG, Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl

Bud, Not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis

Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis

Wonder, R. J. Palacio

Mysterious Benedict Society (series), Trenton Lee Stewart

Island of the Blue Dolphins, Scott O’Dell

Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Richard and Florence Atwater

The Goblin’s Puzzle, Andres Chilton

A Girl Named Disaster, Nancy Farmer

Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman

The list goes on!

There are MANY wonderful books out there for kids and youth.  These are just a few that we read as a family and all enjoyed.  I hope you get inspired to try some new books and enjoy some of them as well.