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 November 17, 2022.

Our Friend Hedgehog: A Place to Call Home By Lauren Castillo Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524766740
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 18th, 2022

Our Friend Hedgehog returns with another adventure.


The Bad Guys in the Others?! (The Bad Guys #16) By Aaron Blabey Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338820539
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - November 1st, 2022

The latest in the Bad Guys series!


The Labyrinth of Doom (Once Upon a Tim #2) By Stuart Gibbs, Stacy Curtis (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Stuart Gibbs, Stacy Curtis (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781534499287
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - November 1st, 2022

Catch up with Once Upon a Tim #1!


Marya Khan and the Incredible Henna Party (Marya Khan #1) By Saadia Faruqi, Ani Bushry (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Saadia Faruqi, Ani Bushry (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781419761164
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Published: Amulet Books - October 18th, 2022

Book Buddies: Marco Polo, Brave Explorer By Cynthia Lord, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cynthia Lord, Stephanie Graegin (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781536228229
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Published: Candlewick - October 4th, 2022

Rica Baptista: Llamas, Iguanas, and My Very Best Friend By Janet Costa Bates, Gladys Jose (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Janet Costa Bates, Gladys Jose (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781536216301
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Published: Candlewick - October 25th, 2022

The Underland: A Branches Book (The Last Firehawk #11) By Katrina Charman, Judit Tondora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Katrina Charman, Judit Tondora (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338832525
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - November 1st, 2022

The latest in The Last Firehawk series.


The Enchanted Snow Pony (Princess Evie #4) By Sarah KilBride, Sophie Tilley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Sarah KilBride, Sophie Tilley (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781534476363
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Published: Aladdin - November 1st, 2022

Zara's Rules for Finding Hidden Treasure By Hena Khan, Wastana Haikal (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hena Khan, Wastana Haikal (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781534497610
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Published: Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for You - October 18th, 2022

The Underdogs Fake It Till They Make It By Kate Temple, Jol Temple, Shiloh Gordon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kate Temple, Jol Temple, Shiloh Gordon (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593526989
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Published: Razorbill - November 15th, 2022

Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls By Atinuke, Onyinye Iwu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Atinuke, Onyinye Iwu (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781536225174
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Published: Candlewick - October 18th, 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.