What to Read Now - Early Chapter Books

Early chapter books are designed to appeal from ages 6-7 to ages 9-10. Early chapter books can vary widely in reading level but all include some level of illustrations throughout.

Last updated October 1, 2022.

Team Up: El Toro & Friends (World of ¡Vamos!) By III Raúl the Third Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780358394716
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Published: Versify - September 20th, 2022

Kitten Chaos (Must Love Pets #2) By Saadia Faruqi Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338783452
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 4th, 2022

The Princess in Black and the Mermaid Princess By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781536225792
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Published: Candlewick - September 13th, 2022

Pug's Road Trip: A Branches Book (Diary of a Pug #7) By Kyla May, Kyla May (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyla May, Kyla May (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338713503
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 4th, 2022

Phoebe the Moonlight Dragon (Dragon Girls #8) By Maddy Mara Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338846607
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - October 4th, 2022

Catch up with book #1 in the Dragon Girls series.


The Poodle of Doom: A Branches Book (Pets Rule! #2) By Susan Tan, Wendy Tan Shiau Wei (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Susan Tan, Wendy Tan Shiau Wei (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338756364
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - October 4th, 2022

Guarding the Invisible Dragons: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #22) By Tracey West, Matt Loveridge (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Matt Loveridge (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338776904
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 6th, 2022

See the rest of the Dragon Masters series.


I Survived the Wellington Avalanche, 1910 (I Survived #22) By Lauren Tarshis Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338752564
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 6th, 2022

The Science of Baking (Ada Twist, Scientist: The Why Files #3) (The Questioneers) By Andrea Beaty, Theanne Griffith Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419761539
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 6th, 2022

Spooky Sleuths #1: The Ghost Tree By Natasha Deen, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natasha Deen, Lissy Marlin (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593488874
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - August 30th, 2022

Trouble with Tattle-Tails (The Fabled Stables Book #2) By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jonathan Auxier, Olga Demidova (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781419742736
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Published: Amulet Paperbacks - September 13th, 2022

Catch up with the first book in the Fabled Stables series.


The Sea Monster: An Acorn Book (Mermaid Days #2) By Kyle Lukoff, Kat Uno (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kyle Lukoff, Kat Uno (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338794656
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 6th, 2022

Kitten Around (Home for Meow #3) By Reese Eschmann Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338784008
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - September 6th, 2022

Catch up with the first book in the Home for Meow series.


The World of Emily Windsnap: Shona Finds Her Voice By Liz Kessler, Joanie Stone (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Liz Kessler, Joanie Stone (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536225556
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Published: Candlewick - September 6th, 2022

Cranky Chicken: A Cranky Chicken Book 1 By Katherine Battersby, Katherine Battersby (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534469891
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - September 6th, 2022