Best Chapter Books

Staff Recommendations for Kids
Crossover / Alexander

Crossover

Birdie / Spinelli

Birdie

Magnificent Mya Tibbs / Allen

Magnificent Mya Tibbs

Crenshaw / Applegate

Crenshaw

My Diary from the Edge of the World / Anderson

My Diary from the Edge of the World

Refugee / Gratz

Refugee

Out of My Shell / Goebel

Out of My Shell

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s  Library / Grabenstein

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library

Lions of Little Rock / Levine

Lions of Little Rock

White Crane / Fussell

White Crane

Me and Marvin Gardens / King

Me and Marvin Gardens

Freak the Mighty / Philbrick

Freak the Mighty

Fortune Falls / Goebel

Fortune Falls

Shiloh / Naylor

Shiloh

Maniac Magee / Spinelli

Maniac Magee

Soar / Bauer

Soar

Wonder / Palacio

Wonder

Home of the Brave / Applegate

Home of the Brave

The Best School Year Ever / Robinson

The Best School Year Ever

The One and Only Ivan / Applegate

The One and Only Ivan

Harbor Me / Woodson

Harbor Me

To Night Owl from Dogfish / Sloan

To Night Owl from Dogfish

Out of My Mind / Draper

Out of My Mind

Inside Out and Back Again / Lai

Inside Out and Back Again

Roller Girl / Jamieson

Roller Girl

El Deafo / Bell

El Deafo

Number the Stars / Lowry

Number the Stars

Space Case / Gibbs

Space Case

Upside-Down Magic / Mlynowski

Upside-Down Magic

The Girl Who Drank the Moon / Barnhill

The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Greetings from Witness Protection / Burt

Greetings from Witness Protection

Bob / Mass

Bob

The Girl with the Ghost Machine / DeStefano

The Girl with the Ghost Machine

The Island at the End of Everything / Hargrave

The Island at the End of Everything

The Fourteenth Goldfish / Holm

The Fourteenth Goldfish

The Unicorn in the Barn / Ogburn

The Unicorn in the Barn

Making Friends / Gudsnuk

Making Friends

Sweep / Auxier

Sweep

Words with Wings / Grimes

Words with Wings

Sanity and Tallulah / Brooks

Sanity and Tallulah

Dragons in a Bag / Elliott

Dragons in a Bag

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe / Hernandez

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe

The Darkdeep / Condie

The Darkdeep

Night Diary / Hiranandani

Night Diary

Brown Girl Dreaming / Woodson

Brown Girl Dreaming

Coo / Noel

Coo

Beyond the Bright Sea / Wolk

Beyond the Bright Sea

Counting by 7s / Sloan

Counting by 7s

City of Ghosts / Schwab

City of Ghosts

When You Reach Me / Stead

When You Reach Me