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.