Great Books for Each Grade Level

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Kindergarten

Bang, Molly    When Sophie Gets Angry
Brett, Jan    Annie and the Wild Animals, The First Dog, The Three Snow Bears, Hedgie's Surprise, The Hat,
     The Mitten, Fritz and the Beautiful Horses, Christmas Trolls, Comet's Nine Lives, The Wild Christmas    
     Reindeer, 
and Cinders
Carle, Eric     The Mixed-Up Chameleon, The Secret Birthday Message, The Tiny Seed, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The
     Very Busy Spider, The Greedy Python, Pancakes, Pancakes,
 and The Very Quiet Cricket
Crews, Donald    School Bus, Ten Black Dots, and Truck
De Beer, Hans    Little Polar Bear
Elhert, Lois    Feathers for Lunch, Nuts to You, Pie in the Sky, Snowballs, Top Cat, Wag a Tail, and Waiting for Wings
Emberley, Ed    Go Away, Big Green Monster!
Falconer, Ian    Olivia
Fleming, Denise    Time to Sleep
Fox, Mem    Boo to a Goose, Feathers and Fools, Harriet, You Drive Me Wild, Hattie and the Fox, Koala Lou, The Magic Hat,      Night Noises, Shoes from Grandpa, Time for Bed, Tough Boris, Guess Who, and Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge
Henkes, Kevin    Chester's Way, Chrysanthemum, Julius, the Baby of the World, Lilly and the Purple Plastic Purse, Lilly's    
     Big Day, Lilly's Chocolate Heart, Owen,
and Wemberly Worried
Hughes, Shirley    Alfie Gets In First, Alfie Wins a Prize, Angel Mae, Dogger, Alfie and the Big Boys, and Sally's Secret
Knudsen, Michelle    Library Lion
Lies, Brian    Bats at the Beach and Bats at the Library
Lionni, Leo    Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse, The Alphabet Tree, An Extraordinary Egg, Fish Is Fish, Inch by Inch, It's  
     Mine, Little Blue and Little Yellow, Six Crows, Geraldine and the Music Mouse, 
and Tillie and the Wall
Lobel, Arnold    The Frog and Toad books, Mouse Soup, and Mouse Tales
Long, Melinda    How I Became a Pirate
Martin, Bill, Jr.    Chicka-Chicka Boom-Boom
McAllister, Angela    The Tortoise and the Hare
McPhail, David    Edward and the Pirates
Munsch, Robert    Thomas' Snowsuit
Muntean, Michaela    Do Not Open This Book
Myller, Rolf    How Big Is a Foot?
Pelham, David    A Is for Animals
Penn, Audrey    The Kissing Hand
Pinkney, Jerry    The Lion and the Mouse
Shannon, David    Alice the Fairy, David Gets in Trouble, No, David, and Too Many Toys
Slobodkina, Esphyr     Caps  for Sale
Stadler, John    Wilson and Miss Lovely
Stevens, Janet    Tops and Bottoms
Troll, Ray    The Sharkabet
Wells, Rosemary    Max's Chocolate Chicken, Max's Dragon Shirt, Bunny Cakes, Fritz and the Mess Fairy, Yoko, Bunny    
     Money,
and McDuff Goes to School
Willems, Mo    Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late, The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog, The
     Pigeon Wants a Puppy, I Broke My Trunk 
and My Friend Is Sad
Wood, Audrey    Alphabet Mystery, King Bidgood's in the Bathtub, Elbert's Bad Word, The Little Mouse, the Red, Ripe
     Strawberry, The Napping House, Jubal's Wish, Heckedey Peg, The Scaredy Cats, Silly Sally, Weird Parents, 
     Sweet Dream Pie, Twenty-Four Robbers 
and Tooth Fairy

Gr. 1-2

Abbott, Tony    The Secrets of Droon books 
Ada, Alma Flor and Leslie Tryon    Dear Peter Rabbit: Stories to Go 
Ahlberg, Alan and Janet    Each Peach, Pear, Plum and The Jolly Postman
Avi    Poppy, Poppy and Rye, Poppy Returns, and Ereth's Birthday
Bang-Campbell, Monika    Little Rat Rides and Little Rat Sets Sail
Barrows, Annie    The Ivy and Bean series
Bemelmans, Ludwig     Madeline's Rescue
Benton, Jim    The Franny K. Stein series
Blade, Adam     The Beast Quest series
Brett, Jan     The Hat, The Mitten, Town Mouse, Country Mouse, Annie and the Wild Animals, and Gingerbread Baby
Brown, Jeff    The Flat Stanley books
Burton, Virginia    The Little House and Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Carnett, Suzanne    Pet Stories
Chaconas, Dori    Cork and Fuzz series
Cleary, Beverly    Ralph S. Mouse, Ramona's World, Runaway Ralph, Henry Huggins, Henry and Ribsy, Henry and the
     Paper Route, 
and Henry and the Clubhouse
Cowell, Cressida    The Hown to Train Your Dragon series
Craft, K.V.    Cinderella
Creech, Sharon    Love That Dog, Hate That Cat, and Pleasing the Ghost
Dadey, Debbie     The Bailey School Kids Series:  Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers
Dahl, Roald    Danny, Champion of the World; Giraffe, Pelly, and Me; The BFG; Fantastic Mr. Fox; and The Enormous
     Crocodile

Daywalt, Drew    The Day the Crayons Quit
De Paola, Tomie    The Legend of the Bluebonnet, The Knight and the Dragon, Strega Nona, The Art Lesson, and Pancakes
     for Breakfast

Doyle, Roddy    The Meanwhile Adventures
Fienberg, Anna and Gamble, Kim    The Minton series
Fosberry, Jennifer    My Name Is Not Isabella: Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? and My Name Is Not Alexander
Gannett, Ruth Stiles    The My Father's Dragon series
Gibbons, Gail    Frogs and her other nonfiction books
Henkes, Kevin    A Good Day, Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, Lily's Big Dog, Owen, Weekend with Wendell, and Kitten's First
     Full Moon

Jeffers, Oliver    The Great Paper Caper, How to Catch a Star, The Book Eating Boy, Lost and Found, The Heart and the
     Bottle,
 and The Way Back Home
Jenkins, Emily    Toys Go Out and Toy Dance Party
Johnson, Crockett    Harold and the Purple Crayon
Joslin, Sesyle    What Do You Do, Dear? and What Do You Say, Dear?
Kimmel, Eric    Seven at One Blow
Kimpton, Diana    The Pony-Crazed Princess series
King-Smith, Dick    Martin's Mice, A Mouse Called Wolf, The Mouse Family Robinson, and Pigs Might Fly
Krauss, Robert    Whose Mouse Are You?
Krauss, Ruth    The Carrot Seed
Krulik, Nancy    The Katie Kazoo Switcheroo series and the George Brown, Class Clown series
Lattimore, Deborah   
Cinderhazel
Levine, Gail Carson    The Princess Tales
Lionni, Leo    The Greentail Mouse, Mr. McMouse, On the Beach There Are Many Pebbles, Flea Story, An Extraordinary
     Egg, Frederick,
 and It's Mine!
Lobel, Arnold    The Frog and Toad books, Mouse Soup, Mouse Tales, Small Pig, Uncle Elephant, Fables, and Grasshopper
     on the Road

Maguire, Gregory    Leaping Beauty and Other Animal Fairy Tales
Marshall, Edward    Four by the Shore and Three by the Sea
Marshall, Edward and James    The Fox books: Fox on Stage, Fox All Week, Fox Outfoxed, and Fox in Love
McCloskey, Robert    Blueberries for Sal, Make Way for Ducklings, One Morning in Maine, and Time of Wonder
McDonald, Megan    The Judy Moody and Stink series
Miles, Ellen    The Puppy Place series and the Taylor-Made Tales books
O'Ryan, Ray    The Galaxy Zack series
Osborne, Mary Pope    The Magic Tree House books 
Parish, Peggy    The Amelia Bedelia books
Park, Barbara  The Junie B. Jones series:  Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
Pilkey, Dav   The Dumb Bunnies' EasterThe Dumb Bunnies
Portis, Antoinette    Not a Stick, Not a Box and A Penguin Story
Provensen, Alice and Martin    A Book of Seasons, Our Animal Friends at Maple Hill Farm and The Year at Maple Hill Farm
Rinker, Sherri Dusky    Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site and Steam Train, Dream Train
Rose, Nancy   
The Secret Life of Squirrels
Roy, Ron    A-Z Mysteries series
Rylant, Cynthia    Cat Heaven, Dog Heaven, Gooseberry Park, The Mr. Putter and Tabby series, the Henry and Mudge series,
     and the Poppleton series

Silverman, Erica    Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa series
Steig, William    Amos and Boris, Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Dr. DeSoto, and Spinky Sulks
Stevenson, James    The Castaway, Quick, Turn the Page, Rolling Rose, Brrr!, Don't Make Me Laugh, Fast
     Friends, 
and Worse than Willy
Stilton, Geronimo    The Geronimo Stilton series
Stone, Rex    The Dinosaur Cove books
Strauss, Linda Leopold    A Fairy Called Hilary
Thaler, Mike   
The Three Wise Guys
Trine, Greg    The Melvin Beederman series
The Usborne collection of fairy tales, folk tales, fiction, and nonfiction
Viorst, Judith     Lulu and the Brontosaurus
Voight, Cynthia and Tom Leigh    Angus and Sadie
White, E.B.    Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little and The Trumpet of the Swan
Willems, Mo    The Pigeon books, the Elephant and Piggie series, and Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs
Wilson, Karma    Bear Snores On and the rest of the Bear books

Gr. 3-4 Boys

Abbott, Tony    The Hidden Stairs and the Magic Carpet
Avi    The End of the Beginning, Ereth's Birthday, The Good Dog, and the Poppy series
Banks, Kate    The Magician's Apprentice
Barker, Clive    Abarat and Days of Magic, Nights of War
Barry, Dave    The Peter and the Starcatchers series and Science Fair
Birdsall, Jeanne    The Penderwicks
Blume, Judy    Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing, Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great, Superfudge, Fudge-a-
     mania, 
and Double Fudge
Beck, W.H.    Malcolm at Midnight
Buckley, Michael    The Nerds trilogy and the Sisters Grimm series
Byars, Betsy    My Dog, My Hero
Colfer, Eoin    Half Moon, Wish List, and the Artemis Fowl series: Artemis Fowl, The Arctic Incident, The Eternity Code, etc.
Cowell, Cressida    The How to Train Your Dragon series
Creech, Sharon    Love That Dog
Cronin, Doreen    The Legend of Diamond Lil
Dadey, Debbie     The Bailey School Kids Series:  Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers
Dahl, Roald    James and the Giant Peach, The Witches, and The Twits
Delaney, Joseph    The Last Apprentice series
Di Camillo, Kate    Because of Winn-Dixie and The Tale of Despereaux
Doyle, Roddy    The Giggler Treatment, The Meanwhile Adventures, and Rover Saves Christmas
Eager, Edward    Knight's Castle
Evans, Lissa    Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms
Flanagan, John    The Ranger's Apprentice series
Funke, Cornelia    Dragon Rider, Inkheart, Inkspell, The Thief Lord, and When Santa Fell to Earth
Gardiner, John    Stone Fox
George, Jean Craighead    My Side of the Mountain and There's an Owl in the Shower
Goscinny, Rene    The Nicholas series
Gutman, Dan     My Weird School series:  Miss Daisy is Crazy, Mrs. Lane is a PainMrs. Roopy is LoopyMr. Harrison is Embarrassin'Mrs. Lilly is Silly; The Baseball Card series
Haig, Matt    Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest
Hiaasen, Carl    Flush and Hoot
Howe, James    The Bunnicula series
Hunter, Erin    The Warriors series
Ibbotson, Eva    Dial-a-Ghost, Island of the Aunts, Pleasing the Ghost, and Which Witch?
Kinney, Jeff    Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Kurzweil, Allen    Leon and the Champion Chip and Leon and the Spitting Image
LaFevers, R.L.    The Theodosia series
Lasky, Kathryn    The Guardians of Ga'Hoole series: The Capture, The Journey, and The Rescue
Lewis, C.S.    The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Prince Caspian, etc.
Lin, Grace    Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Lubar, David    Invasion of the Road Weenies
Lupica, Mike    The Bat Boy and The Big Field
MacHale, D.J.    The Pendragon series
Maguire, Gregory    Leaping Beauty
Martin, Ann    A Dog's Life: The Autobiography of a Stray
Mass, Wendy    The Candymakers
McSwigan, Marie    The Snow Treasure
Meadows, Daisy     The Rainbow Fairies series:  Brianna the Tooth FairyKatie the Kitten Fairy, Sky the Blue Fairy, Olympia the Games Fairy, Shannon the Ocean Fairy, Poppy the Piano Fairy
Mull, Brandon    The Fablehaven series and The Candy Shop War
Nimmo, Jenny    Midnight for Charlie Bone and the other Charlie Bone books
Oppel, Kenneth    Skybreaker
Oliver, Lauren    Leisel and Po
Paolini, Christopher    Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr 
Patterson, James    Treasure Hunters
Paulsen, Gary    Hatchet
Paver, Michelle    Wolf Brother, Spirit Walker, and the rest of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness
Pearson, Ridley     The Kingdom Keepers series
Pilkey, Dav   The Dumb Bunnies' EasterThe Dumb Bunnies
Prineas, Sarah    The Magic Thief
Riordan, Rick    The Lightning Thief, Sea of Monsters, and Titan's Curse
Rose, Nancy   The Secret Life of Squirrels
Rowling, J.K.    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the
     Prisoner of Azkaban,
 etc.
Sachar, Louis    Holes
Sage, Angie    Flyte, Magyk, and Physik
Seidler, Tor    The Wainscot Weasel
Selden, George    A Cricket in Times Square and Harry Cat's Pet Puppy
Selznick, Brian    The Invention of Hugh Cabret
Smith, Jeff    The Bone series
Snicket, Lemony    The Series of Unfortunate Events books
Soup, Dr. Cuthbert    A Whole Nother Story
Sperry, Armstrong    Call It Courage
Spinelli, Jerry    Crash, and Jake & Lily
Stein, Garth    Racing in the Rain
Stewart, Trenton Lee    The Mysterious Benedict Society series
Stilton, Geronimo  The Hunt for the Golden Book, Cavemice: Don't Wake the Dinosaur, The Volcano of Fire
Stone, Jeff    The Five Ancestors series
Swope, Sam    Jack and the Seven Deadly Giants
Tarshis, Lauren  I Survived: Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Thaler, Mike   The Three Wise Guys
Tolkien, J.R.R.    The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King, and The Silmarillion
Vernon, Ursula    Dragonbreath books: When Fairies Go Bad
Viorst, Judith     Lulu and the Brontosaurus, Lulu's Mysterious Mission
Wallace, Bill    Snot Stew, Furball, Puppy, and Me, and Goosed!
Westerfield, Scott    The Leviathan trilogy

Gr. 3-4 Girls

Appelt, Kathi    The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
Avi    Ereth's Birthday, The End of the Beginning, and the Poppy series
Barker, Clive    Abarat and Days of Magic, Nights of War
Barry, Dave    Peter and the Starcatchers and Science Fair
Bemelmans, Ludwig     Madeline's Rescue
Blume, Judy    Blubber, Double Fudge, and Superfudge
Bode, N.E.    The Anybody series
Bond, Michael    The Paddington series
Buckley, Michael    The Nerds trilogy and the Sisters Grimm series
Byars, Betsy    My Dog, My Hero
Campbell, Joanna    The Thoroughbred series
Carey, Elizabeth Doyle    The Callahan Cousins series
Cleary, Beverly    Ribsy
Clements, Andrew    Lunch Money
Colfer, Eoin    Artemis Fowl and Half Moon Investigations
Coville, Bruce    Jennifer Murdley's Toad and Juliet Dove, Queen of Love
Cowley, Joy    Chicken Feathers
Creech, Sharon    Hate That Cat and Love That Dog
Cronin, Doreen    The Legend of Diamond Lil
Dadey, Debbie     The Bailey School Kids Series:  Cupid Doesn't Flip Hamburgers
Dahl, Roald    George's Marvelous Medicine, The Witches, and The Twits
Dale, Anna    Whispering to Witches
Delaney, Joseph    The Last Apprentice series
Di Camillo, Kate    Because of Winn-Dixie, The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, and The Tale of Despereaux
Doyle, Roddy    The Giggler Treatment and Rover Saves Christmas
Eager, Edward    Knight's Castle
Epstein, Adam Jay    The Familiars series
Estes, Eleanor    The Moffets, Ginger Pye, and Pinky Pye
Evans, Lissa    Horten's Miraculous Mechanisms
Farran, Christopher    Animals to the Rescue: True Stories of Animal Heroes
Field, Rachel    Hitty: Her First Hundred Years
Fitzhugh, Louise    Harriet the Spy
Funke, Cornelia    Dragon Rider, Inkheart, Inkspell, and The Thief Lord
Gutman, Dan     My Weird School series:  Miss Daisy is CrazyMrs. Lane is a Pain, Mrs. Roopy is LoopyMr. Harrison is Embarrassin'Mrs. Lilly is Silly
Hawking, Lucy and Stephen    George's Cosmic Treasure Hunt 
Herlong, M.H.    Buddy
Hesse, Karen    The Music of the Dolphins
Hiaasen, Carl    Flush and Hoot
Howe, James    The Bunnicula series
Ibbotson, Eva    Dial-a-Ghost and Which Witch?
Jacobson, Jennifer Richard    Truly Winnie
Jenkins, Emily    Toys Go Out
Keene, Carolyn    The Nancy Drew series
Kelly, Lynne    Chained
Kessler, Liz    The Tail of Emily Windsnap
Kilse, Kate    Letters from Camp and Regarding the Fountain
King-Smith, Dick    The Cat Lady
Kinney, Jeff    Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules, and Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Laiz, Jana    The Twelfth Stone
Lasky, Kathryn    The Guardians of Ga'hoole series and the Wolves of the Beyond series
Lattimore, Deborah   Cinderhazel
Levine, Gail Carson    Ella Enchanted
Lewis, C.S.    The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
     
and The Magician's Nephew
Lin, Grace    Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Year of the Dog, and Year of the Rat
Lowry, Lois    Number the Stars
Lovelace, Maud Hart    The Betsy-Tacy series
Maguire, Gregory    Leaping Beauty
Martin, Ann    The Doll People, The Runaway Dollsand The Meanest Doll in the World
Mass, Wendy    The Candymakers
Matson, Nancy    The Boy Trap
Meadows, Daisy     The Rainbow Fairies series:  Brianna the Tooth FairyKatie the Kitten FairySky the Blue FairyOlympia the Games FairyShannon the Ocean FairyPoppy the Piano Fairy
Miles, Ellen   The Puppy Place series and Kitty Corner series:  Callie
Mills, Claudia    7 x 9 = Trouble
Mlynowski, Sarah    The Whatever After series
Mull, Brandon    The Fablehaven series and The Candy Shop War
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds    All But Alice and Carlotta's Kittens
Oliver, Lauren    Leisel and Po
Paolini, Christopher    Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr
Park, Barbara  The Junie B. Jones series:  Junie B. Jones is Not a Crook
Paterson, Katherine    Bridge to Terabithia
Riordan, Rick    The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series
Rose, Nancy   The Secret Life of Squirrels
Rowling, J.K.    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the    
     Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,
 etc.
Sachar, Louis    Holes
Sage, Angie    Flyte, Magyk, and Physik
Schndback, Mindy    Princess from Another Planet
Seidler, Tor    Toes and The Wainscot Weasel
Selznick, Brian    The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Snicket, Lemony    The Bad Beginning and the rest of the Series of      Unfortunate Events books.
Spinelli, Jerry    
Jake & LilyFourth Grade Rats
Stilton, Geronimo  The Hunt for the Golden BookCavemice: Don't Wake the Dinosaur
Stilton, Thea     The Secret of the Snow, The Secret of the Fairies, The Secret of the Fairies
Telgemeier, Raina    Smile
Tolkien, J.R.R.    The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring
Van Cleve, Kathleen    Drizzle
Viorst, Judith     Lulu and the BrontosaurusLulu's Mysterious Mission
Wallace, Bill    Snot Stew and Furball, Puppy, and Me
West, Jacqueline    The Books of Elsewhere series
Wilder, Laura Ingalls     Little House on the Prairie

Gr. 5-6 Boys

Alexie, Sherman    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Almond, David    Skelling, Raven Summer, Kit's Wilderness, Clay, The Savage, My Name is Mina, and Heaven's Eyes
Alphin, Elaine    The Perfect Shot
Anderson, M.T.    The Game of Sunken Places and Octavian Nothing
Applegate, Katherine and Patricia Castelao    The One and Only Ivan
Avi    Wolf Rider and Murder at Midnight
Bacigalupi, Paolo    Ship Breaker 
Barry, Dave and Ridley Pearson    The Peter and the Starcatchers series
Barker, Clive    The Abarat series 
Barraclough, Lindsey    Long Lankin 
Bartoletti, Susan Campbell    They Called Themselves the K.K.K.
Baskin, Nora Raleigh    Anything But Typical 
Beddor, Frank    The Looking Glass Wars series
Bowler, Tim     Storm Catchers
Boyne, John     The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Bradbury, Jennifer     Shift
Bradbury, Ray    The Illustrated Man and 
Brennan, Herbie    The Faerie Wars series
Burg, Ann E.     All the Broken Pieces
Cameron, W. Bruce    A Dog's Purpose and A Dog's Journey
Card, Orson Scott    Ender's Game
Carman, Patrick    Thirteen Days to Midnight and the Atherton series
Carey, Janet Lee    The Beast of Noor
Cary, Kate    Bloodline
Chabon, Michael     Summerland
Chima, Cinda Williams    The Warrior Heir trilogy
Cody, Matthew    Powerless
Colfer, Eoin    The Artemis Fowl series and The Wish List
Collins, Suzanne    The Hunger Games series and The Underland Chronicles
Coy, John    Crackback
Crewe, Megan    The Fallen World trilogy
Crichton, Michael    Jurassic Park
Croggon, Alison    The Naming and the rest of the Pellinor trilogy
Cummings, Priscilla    The Red Kayak
Dashner, James    The Maze Runner trilogy
Dekker, Ted    The Lost Books series: ChosenInfidel, etc.
Delaney, Joseph    The Last Apprentice series
De Mari, Silvana    The Last Dragon
Deuker, Carl    Heart of a Champion
D'Lacey, Chris    The Fire Within
Doctorow, Cory    Little Brother and For the Win
Draper, Sharon    Copper Sun and Out of My Mind
Dumas, Alexandre    The Man in the Iron Mask
Duprau, Jeanne    The City of Ember series
Engle, Margarita    Hurricane Dancers and The Surrender Tree
Enthoven, Sam    The Black Tattoo
Erskine, Kathryn    Absolute Value of Mike
Evans, Richard Paul    Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Farmer, Nancy    House of the Scorpion
Feinstein, John    The Rival
Felin, M. Sindy    Touching Snow
Fisher, Catherine    The Incarceron series
Flanagan, John    The Ranger's Apprentice series
Flood, Nancy Bo    Warriors in the Crossfire
Flynn, Gillian    Dark Places 
Forman, Mark    Slathbog's Gold
Fukuda, Andrew Xia    Crossing and The Hunt
Fukui, Isamu    The Truancy books
Gaiman, Neil    Anansi Boys, The Graveyard Book, Coraline, Good Omens, Neverwhere, and Odd and the Frost Giants
Gantos, Jack    Hole in My Life and Dead End in Norvelt
Gardner, Sally    The Red Necklace
Gleizman, Morris    Once
Golden, Christopher    Last Breath
Gonzalez, Julie    Imaginary Enemy
Graff, Lisa    The Thing About Georgie
Grant, Michael    The Gone series 
Gratz, Alan     The Brooklyn Nine
Griffin, Paul    The Orange Houses and Ten Mile River
Haddix, Magaret Peterson    Found and the rest of the Missing series, and Double Identity
Haddon, Mark    Boom!
Haig, Matt    Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest and the rest of the Samuel Blink series
Harris, Joanne  Runemarks
Hartley, A.J.    Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact
Hautman, Pete    Blank Confession, Rash, Invisible, and Godless
Herzlong, M.H.    The Great Wide Sea
Hiassen, Carl    Flush and Hoot
Higgins, F.E.    The Black Book of Secrets and The Bone Magician
Higson, Charlie    Silverfin, The Dead, and The Enemy
Hirsch, Jeff    The Eleventh Plague
Holmes, Sarah Lewis    Operation Yes
Hoffman, Alice    The Foretelling
Horowitz, Anthony    The Alex Rider series: Stormbreaker, Point Blank, Skeleton Key, etc. and the Witch and Wizard series
Howe, James    The Misfits and Totally Joe
Jaramillo, Ann    La Linea
Jinks, Catherine    Evil Genius
Kamkwamba, William and Mealer, Bryan    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Kerr, P.B.    Children of the Lamp
Klages, Ellen    The Green Glass Sea
Kluger, Steve   My Most Excellent Year
Koertge, Ron    Shakespeare Bats Cleanup
Korman, Gordon    Born to Rock, Schooled, Pop, Swindle, The Juvie Three and the On the Run series
Kostick, Conor    The Epic series
Krakauer, Jon    Into Thin Air
Kristoff, Jay    Stormdancer
Landy, Derek    The Skulduggery Pleasant books
Law, Ingrid    Saavy
Leavitt, Martinne    Keturah and Lord Death
Lewis, C.S.     The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and The Horse and His Boy
Lieb, Josh    I am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want To Be Your Class President
Lockhart, E.    The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau Banks
Lore, Pittacus    The I Am Number Four series
Lowry, Lois    The Giver, Gathering Blue, and The Silent Boy
Lu, Marie    Legend
Lupica, Mike    Hero, Miracle on 49th Street
MacHale, D.J.    The Pendragon series: The Merchant of Death, The Lost City of Faar, The Never War, and The Quillan
     Games

McCormick, Patricia    Never Fall Down
McKinty, Adrian    The Lighthouse trilogy
McKissack, Jr., Frederick    Shooting Star
McMann, Lisa    Cryer's Cross
McNamee, Graham    Bonechiller
Messner, Kate    Capture the Flag
Meyer, L.A.    Bloody Jack, Curse of the Blue Tattoo, and Under the Jolly Roger
Morpurgo, Michael    War Horse
Mosley, Walter    47
Mourlevat, Jean-Claude    The Pull of the Ocean and Winter's End
Mowll, Joshua    Operation Red Jericho
Muchamore, Robert    The CHERUB series and the Henderson's Boys books
Myers, Walter Dean    Autobiography of My Dead Brother, Fallen Angels, Hoops, Sunrise Over Falluja, and Shooter
Mull, Brandon    The Fablehaven series and the Beyonders series
Mulligan, Andy    Trash
Ness, Patrick    The Knife of Never Letting Go and the rest of the Chaos Walking series, The Monster Calls
Nix, Garth    The Keys to the Kingdom series, Lirael and One Beastly Beast
Nolan, Han    Crazy
Northrop, Michael    Gentlemen
O'Brien, Caraugh    The Birthmarked series
Oppel, Kenneth    Airborn, Skybreaker, Half Brother, and the Silverwing series
Palacio, R.J.    Wonder
Paolini, Christopher    Eragon, Eldest, and Brisingr
Parrado, Nando    Miracle in the Andes
Patterson, James    Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment, Maximum Ride: School's Out Forever, and Maximum Ride:
     Saving the World and Other Extreme Sports

Patterson, Katherine    Bread and Roses Too
Pattou, Edith    East, Fire Arrow and Hero's Song
Paulson, Gary    The Secret Life of Birds, Hatchet, and Wood's Runner
Paver, Michelle    Wolf Brother, Spirit Walker, and the rest of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series
Pearson, Ridley and Dave Barry    Peter and the Shadow Thieves
Peet, Mal    Keeper and Tamar
Peirce, Lincoln    The Big Nate series
Petrucha, Stefen    Ripper
Pfeffer, Susan    Life as We Knew It
Pierce, Tamora    The Wild Magic series
Pinkwater, Daniel    The Neddiad, The Iggysey, Lizard Music, The Hoboken Chicken Emergency, and Adventures of a Cat-
     Whiskered Girl

Porter, Pamela    Crazy Man
Pratchett, Terry    Nation
Preus, Margi    Heart of a Samurai
Price, Lissa    Starters
Prose, Francine     After
Pullman, Phillip    The Dark Materials trilogy
Quick, Matthew    Boy 21
Ralston, Aron    Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Rex, Adam    The True Meaning of Smekday
Richardson, E.E.    Devil's Footsteps
Riordan, Rick    The Lightning Thief, Sea of Monsters, Titan's Curse, and The Lost Hero
Rocklin, Joanne    One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street
Roth, Veronica    Divergent and Insurgent
Roy, Jennifer    Yellow Star
Russell, Solveig Paulson    The Mushmen
Rutkoski, Marie    Cabinet of Wonders
Rylant, Cynthia    God Went to Beauty School
Sachar, Louis    Holes and Small Steps
Sage, Angie    Magyk, Flyte and Physik
Schmidt, Gary    What Came From the Stars
Scott, Michael    The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series
Selznick, Brian    The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck
Shaw, Susan    The Boy from the Basement
Shelton, Dave    A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
Shulman, Polly    The Grimm Legacy
Shusterman, Neal    The Schwaa was Here, Antsy Does Time, Unwind, Full Tilt, Downsiders, and Everlost
Simmons, Kristen    Article 5
Sniegoski, Tom    Sleeper Code
Sonnenblick, Jordan    Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie, Notes from the Midnight Driver, Zen and the Art of Faking It, After
     Ever After

Soup, Dr. Cuthbert    A Whole Nother Story
Spinelli, Jerry    Crash, Milkweed, Stargirl, Smiles to Go, Wringer, Maniac Magee, and Eggs
Stein, Garth    The Art of Racing in the Rain
Steinbeck, John    Of Mice and Men
Stone, Jeff    Monkey, Snake, Tiger, and the rest of the Five Ancestors series
Stork, Francsico    Marcelo in the Real World and The Last Summer of the Death Warriors
Stroud, Jonathan    The Bartimaeus trilogy: The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye, and Ptolemy's Gate
Swope, Sam    Jack and the Seven Deadly Giants
Tanner, Lian    Museum of Thieves
Tarshis, Lauren  I Survived: Hurricane Katrina, 2005
Teller, Janne    Nothing
Tezuka, Usamu    The Buddha series (graphic novels)
Tolkien, J.R.R.    The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King
Trueman, Terry    Stuck in Neutral and Cruise Control
Ungar, Richard    Time Snatchers
Van Draanen, Wendelin    Swear to Howdy and The Running Dream
Vonnegut, Kurt    Cat's Cradle and Welcome to the Monkey House
Voorhees, Coert    The Brothers Torres
Wells, Robison    The Variant series
Westerfeld, Scott    LeviathanBehemoth, and Goliath
White, Robb    Deathwatch
Wiles, Deborah    Countdown
Wilson, N.D.    100 Cupboards
Winerip, Michael    Adam Canfield of the Slash
Wiseman, Eva    Puppet
Wynne-Jones, Tim    The Rex Zero series
Yancey, Rick    The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp and The Monstrumologist
Yang, Gene    American-Born Chinese
Zevin, Gabrielle    Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac and All These Things I've Done

Gr. 5-6 Girls

Agell, Charlotte    Welcome Home or Someplace Like It
Abel-Fattah, Randa    Does My Head Look Big In This?
Aguirre, Ann    Enclave
Alexie, Sherman    The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Almond, David    My Name Is Mina
Angleberger, Tom    The Strange Case of Origami Yoda
Barrows, Annie    The Magic Half
Baskin, Nora Raleigh    Almost Home
Bell, Ted    Nick of Time
Blundell, Judy    What I Saw and How I Lied
Booraem, Ellen    Small Persons with Wings
Bower, Joan    Almost Home and Close to Famous
Bowler, Tim    Storm Catchers
Boyne, John    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Bradbury, Jennifer    Shift
Brashares, Ann    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants trilogy
Bryant, Jen    Pieces of Georgia
Buckley, Michael    The NERDS series and the Sisters Grimm series: The Fairy Tale Detectives, The Unusual
     Suspects, 
and The Problem Child
Bunce, Elizabeth    A Curse Dark as Gold
Burkhart, Jessica    The Canterwood Crest series
Buyea, Rob    Because of Mr. Terupt and Mr. Terupt Falls Again
Cabot, Meg    Haunted and the Princess books: The Princess Diaries, Princess in the Spotlight, Princess in Love, etc.
Campbell, Joanna    The Thoroughbred series
Carey, Janet Lee    Dragon's Keep and The Beast of Noor
Carman, Patrick    The Dark Hills Divide and Thirteen Days to Midnight
Chima, Cinda Williams    The Warrior Heir
Choldenko, Gennifer    If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period
Collins, Suzanne    The Hunger Games series
Competstine, Ying Chang    Revolution is Not a Dinner Party
Condie, Ally    The Matched series
Connor, Leslie    Waiting for Normal
Cooney, Caroline B.    The Face on the Milk Carton trilogy
Cory, Janet Lee    The Beast of Noor
Creech, Sharon    Chasing Redbird
Cushman, Karen    The Loud Silence of Francine Green
Dashner, James    The Maze Runner series
De Goldi, Kate    The 10 PM Question
De La Pena, Matt    Mexican Whiteboy
De Mari, Silvana    The Last Dragon
Dowell, Frances    Falling In
Draper, Sharon    Copper Sun and Out of My Mind
Duprau, Jeanne    City of Ember
Erskine, Kathryn    Mockingbird
Evans, Richard Paul    Michael Vey: The Prisoner of Cell 25
Farmer, Nancy    House of the Scorpion
Felin, M. Sindy    Touching Snow
Fisher, Catherine    Sapphique and Incarceron
Fitzpatrick, Becca    Crescendo and Hush, Hush
Flanagan, John    The Ruins of Gorlan and the other Ranger's Apprentice books
Flood, Nancy Bo    Warriors in the Crossfire
Friend, Natasha    Bounce, My Life in Black and White, and Perfect
Fukuda, Andrew Xia    Crossing
Fukui, Isamu    Truancy
Funke, Cornelia    Inkheart, Inkspell, and The Thief Lord
Gardener, Sally    I, Coriander
Gidwitz, Adam    A Tale Dark and Grimm
Gleitzman, Morris    Once
Golden, Christopher    Body Bags
Grant, Michael    The Gone series
Grimes, Nikki    The Road to Paris
Haddix, Margaret Peterson    Among the Hidden and the other Shadow Children books, Uprising, A House on the Gulf, and the
     Found series

Hale, Dean    Calamity Jack
Haig, Matt    Samuel Blink and the Forbidden Forest
Han, Jenny    Shug
Hannigan, Katherine    Ida B.
Hautman, Pete    Blank Confession, Godless, and Rash
Herlong, M.H.    The Great Wide Sea
Hesse, Herman    Out of the Dust
Hiassen, Carl    Flush and Hoot
Hicks, Faith Erin    Friends with Boys
Higgins, F.E.    The Black Book of Secrets
Higson, Charlie    The Enemy and the Silverfin series
Hobbs, Will    Jackie's Wild Seattle
Hoffman, Alice    Aquamarine and The Foretelling
Hole, Stian and Bartlett, Don    Garmann's Summer
Holm, Jennifer    Turtle in Paradise
Holmes, Sara    Operation Yes
Holt, Kimberly Willis    Water Seeker
Horowitz, Anthony    Ark Angel, Raven's Gate, South by Southeast, Stormbreaker, and Three of Diamonds
Howe, James    The Misfits, Addie on the Inside, and Totally Joe
Hunt, Lynda Mullaly    One for the Murphys
Jones, Traci L.    Standing Against the Wind
Kent, Rose    Kimchi and Calamari and Rocky Road
Kessler, Liz    The Tail of Emily Windsnap
Kinney, Jeff    The Ugly Truth
Kinsey-Warnock, Natalie    Gifts from the Sea
Klages, Ellen    The Green Glass Sea
Kluger, Steve    My Most Excellent Year
Konigsburg, E.L.    Silent to the Bone
Koertge, Ron    Shakespeare Bats Cleanup
Korman, Gordon    Schooled, Son of the Mob, Ungifted, and Born to Rock
LaFevers, R.L.    Flight of the Phoenix and the Theodosia series
LaFleur, Suzanne    Love, Aubrey and Eight Keys
Lai, Thanhha    Inside Out and Back Again
Law, Ingrid    Savvy
Leavitt, Martinne    Keturah and Lord Death
Lee, Tanya    The Good, The Bad, and the Barbie
Levine, Kristin    The Lions of Little Rock
Lieb, Josh    I Am a Genius of Unspeakable Evil and I Want To Be Your Class President
Lin, Grace    Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
Little, Jean    Somebody's Else's Summer
Long, Mark    The Silence of Our Friends
Lord, Bette Bao    In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Lord, Cynthia    Rules and Touch Blue
Lore, Pittacus    The I Am Number Four series
Lorentz, Dayna    No Safety in Numbers
Lowry, Lois    The Giver and Number the Stars
Lu, Marie    Legend
Lubar, David    Sleeping Freshmen Never Lie
MacLean, Jill    The Nine Lives of Travis Keating
Magoon, Kekia    The Rock and the River
Marino, Nan    Neil Armstrong Is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me
Martin, Ann    The Doll People
Mass, Wendy    Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, A Mango-Shaped SpaceFinally, 11 Birthdays, Candymaker, and 
     Heaven's A Lot Like the Mall
McBride, Lish    Hold Me Closer, Necromancer
McGowan, Keith    The Witch's Guide to Cooking with Children
McKinnon, Hannah Roberts    Franny Parker and The Properties of Water
McKinty, Adrian    The Lighthouse Land
McMann, Lisa    Cryer's Cross
McNeil, Gretchen    Ten
Meyer, L.A.    Bloody Jack, The Curse of the Blue Tattoo, In the Belly of the Bloodhound, and Under the Jolly Roger
Mikaelsen, Ben    Red Midnight and Tree Girl
Miller, Kirsten    KiKi Strike
Morpurgo, Michael    War Horse and Shadow
Mull, Brandon    The Fablehaven series and Beyonders
Mulligan, Andy    Trash
Myers, Walter Dean    Fallen Angels and Monster
Myracle, Lauren    Eleven, Twelve, and Thirteen
Naylor, Phyllis Reynolds    Jade Green
Neri, G.    Yummy
Ness, Patrick    The Chaos Walking series, Birthmarked, and Monster Calls
Nix, Garth    One Beastly Beast
Nolan, Han    Crazy
O'Dell, Kathleen    The Aviary
O'Dell, Scott    Island of the Blue Dolphins
Oppel, Kenneth    Airborn, Half Brother, Dark Endeavor, and Skybreaker
Padian, Maria    Brett McCarthy: Work in Progress
Palacio, R.J.    Wonder
Park, Linda Sue    A Long Walk to Water
Patron, Susan    The Higher Power of Lucky
Pattou, Edith    East
Patterson, James    Maximum Ride: The Angel Experiment, Maximum Ride: School's Out Forever and Confessions of a
     Murder Suspect

Patterson, Katherine    Bread and Roses Too
Paver, Michelle    Wolf Brother, Spirit Walker, and the rest of the Chronicles of Ancient Darkness series
Pearson, Ridley    The Kingdom Keepers
Peet, Mal    Keeper and Tamar
Petrucha, Stefen    Ripper
Peyton, K.M.    Blind Beauty
Philbrick, Rodman    The Young Man and the Sea
Pierce, Tamora    Alanna: The First Adventure and Wild Magic
Pinkwater, Daniel    The Neddiad
Porter, Pamela    The Crazy Man
Potter, Ellen    The Kneebone Boy
Price, Lissa    Starters
Pullman, Phillip    His Dark Materials trilogy
Quick, Matthew    Boy 21
Revis, Beth    Across the Universe
Rhodes-Courter, Ashley    Three Little Words
Riordan, Rick    The Lightning Thief, Sea of Monsters, The Lost Hero, and The Red Pyramid
Rocklin, Joanne    One Day and One Amazing Morning on Orange Street
Roth, Veronica    Divergent
Rowling, J.K.    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the
     Prisoner of Azkaban,
 etc.
Roy, Jennifer    Yellow Star
Rutkoski, Marie    The Cabinet of Wonders
Ryan, Pam Munoz    Becoming Naomi Leon, The Dreamer, and Esperanza Rising
Rylant, Cynthia    A Fine White Dust, God Went to Beauty School, and The Islander
Sachar, Louis    Holes
Sage, Angie    Flyt and Magyk
Scattergood, Augusta    Glory Be
Schmatz, Pat    Bluefish
Schmidt, Gary    The Wednesday Wars and OK for Now
Scott, Michael    The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel series
Selznick, Brian    The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck
Sepetys, Ruta    Between Shades of Gray
Shaw, Susan    The Boy from the Basement
Shelton, Dave    A Boy and a Bear in a Boat
Shusterman, Neal    The Schwa Was Here
Slade, Arthur    The Hunchback Assignments
Sleator, William    The Boy Who Couldn't Die
Smiley, Jane    A Good Horse
Sonnenblick, Jordan    After Ever After, Curveball, Drums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie, Notes from the Midnight
     Driver,
 and Zen and the Art of Faking It
Spinelli, Jerry    Crash, Stargirl, Love, Stargirl, and Milkweed
Steifvater, Maggie    Shiver and Linger
Steinbeck, John    Of Mice and Men
Stewart, Trenton Lee    The Mysterious Benedict Society
Stroud, Jonathan    Buried Fire and the Bartimaeus trilogy: The Amulet of Samarkand, The Golem's Eye, and Ptolemy's Gate
Taylor, Laini    Daughter of Smoke and Bone
Telgemeier, Raina    Smile and Drama
Teller, Janne    Nothing
Vail, Rachel    Ever After
Van Draanen, Wendelin    Flipped, The Running Dream, and Swear to Howdy
Velde, Vivian Vande    Stolen
Volponi, Paul    The Final Four
Ward, Rachel    Numbers
Watkins, Yoko Kawashima    So Far from the Bamboo Grove
Wells, Robison    Variant and Feedback
West, Jacqueline    The Book of Elsewhere
Wilder, Laura Ingalls     
Little House on the Prairie
Wiles, Deborah    Countdown
Williams, Michael    Now Is the Time for Running
Wilson, N.D.    100 Cupboards
Wiseman, Eva    Puppet
Woodson, Jackie    Feathers
Wright, Barbara    Crow
Wright, Bil    Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy
Yancey, Rick    The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp
Yang, Gene Luen    American-Born Chinese
Yolen, Jane    The Devil's Arithmetic
Yovanoff, Brenna    The Replacement
Zevin, Gabrielle    Elsewhere
Zhang, Kat    What's Left of Me