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 August 27, 2021.

The Pug Who Wanted to Be a Unicorn Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781534486782
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Published: Aladdin - August 31st, 2021

All for One (Definitely Dominguita #3) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781534465114
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Published: Aladdin - August 17th, 2021

See the rest of the books in the Definitely Dominguita series.


Evie and the Truth about Witches Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780735271005
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Published: Tundra Books - August 17th, 2021

Monday - Into the Cave of Thieves (Total Mayhem #1) Cover Image
By Ralph Lazar, Ralph Lazar (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338770377
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 3rd, 2021

If this one is a hit, check out Total Mayhem #2: Tuesday - The Curse of the Blue Spots!


J.D. and the Family Business (J.D. the Kid Barber #2) Cover Image
By J. Dillard, Akeem S. Roberts (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780593111574
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Published: Kokila - August 3rd, 2021

Catch up here with J.D. the Kid Barber #1.


Bo and the Merbaby: A Branches Book (Unicorn Diaries #5) Cover Image
By Rebecca Elliott, Rebecca Elliott (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338745542
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - August 3rd, 2021

Catch up on the rest of the books in the Unicorn Diaries series!


She Persisted: Ruby Bridges Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593115879
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Published: Philomel Books - August 24th, 2021

See other books in the nonfiction She Persisted series, including Sonia Sotomayor, Nellie Bly, Sally Ride, Harriet Tubman, and Virginia Apgar.


Wave of the Sea Dragon: A Branches Book (Dragon Masters #19) Cover Image
By Tracey West, Matt Loveridge (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781338635485
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 20th, 2021

The Bad Guys in Cut to the Chase (The Bad Guys #13) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338329520
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - July 6th, 2021

Catch up on the rest of the Bad Guys series.


Karen's Witch (Baby-sitters Little Sister #1) Cover Image
By Ann M. Martin, Christine Almeda (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781338762822
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - July 6th, 2021

Books #1-4 are available in the Baby-Sitters Little Sister series.


Scaredy Squirrel in a Nutshell Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780593307557
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - June 15th, 2021

Rabbit & Bear: Rabbit's Bad Habits Cover Image
By Julian Gough, Jim Field (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781645177104
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Published: Silver Dolphin Books - June 8th, 2021

See the rest of the books in the Rabbit & Bear series.


Mia Mayhem Rides the Waves Cover Image
By Kara West, Leeza Hernandez (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534484429
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Published: Little Simon - June 1st, 2021

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Mac Saves the World (Mac B., Kid Spy #6) Cover Image
By Mac Barnett, Mike Lowery (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781338742459
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Published: Orchard Books - June 1st, 2021

See the rest of the books in the Mac B., Kid Spy series.


Twins vs. Triplets #1: Back-to-School Blitz (HarperChapters) Cover Image
By Jennifer Torres, Vanessa Flores (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780063059443
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Published: HarperCollins - June 1st, 2021