Must-read books for 1st grade children – curated and compiled by teachers, home educators and librarians for elementary school students aged 6-7 and including picture books and short single chapter books to suit all abilities. Authors include Jon Scieszka, Mal Peet, Mo Willems, Dr. Seuss, and Eleanor Estes.
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A list of recommended best books for grade 2 children aged 7 and 8 in elementary school. These reading suggestions have been compiled by professional teachers and librarians to appeal to all abilities in the second grade including reluctant readers.
Here are our recommended best books for grade 3, including short stories and chapter books to appeal to 8 and 9-year-olds. Authors include Dick King-Smith, Judy Blume, Roald Dahl, and Cornelia Funke.
This collection of the best books for 4th grade readers has been selected by experienced teachers and librarians. There is a range of genres and styles to appeal to 9 and 10 year olds. Authors include Roald Dahl, Tui Sutherland, Rudyard Kipling, Neil Gaiman, Shannon Hayle and JK Rowling.
Here are our recommendations for the best reading books for grade 5. The list includes challenging reads for 10 and 11-year-olds as well as easier texts for children who find reading more challenging. Authors include Kate Messner, James Patterson, and E.B. White.
The list of books for grade 6 children includes more challenging reads for 10 and 11-year-olds as well as gripping series and easier texts for reluctant readers. Authors include Sharon Creech, Anna Sewell, Lous Sachar, and Jason Reynolds.