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    Some Suggested Titles Based on Reading Levels
    M through U

     List M

    Call of the Wild - Action/Adventure

    Magic Tree House - Action/Adventure

    My Secret Unicorn- Fairy Stories

    Pet Fairies - Fairy Stories

    Beany and the Magic Crystal - Fantasy

    Evil Queen Tut and the Great

    Pyramids -Fantasy

    How I Fix the Year 1000

    Problem - Fantasy

    Magic Tree House - Fantasy

    My Magic Unicorn - Fantasy

    Never Trust a Cat Who Wears

    Earrings - Fantasy

    Friends Forever - Friendship

    Magic Tree House- Friendship

    Junie B. Jones - Funny Stories

    Stink - Funny Stories

    A to Z Mysteries - Mystery

    Ghostville Elementary - Mystery

    Secrets of Droon - Scary Stories

    Bailey School Kids-School

    Molly's Pilgrim - School

    Airy Fairy

    Amber Brown

    Flat Stanley

    Lily Series

    Marvin Redpost

    Pixie Tricks

    Rainbow Fairy Series

    Robert Series

    Super Emma / Emma Series

    The Bugville Critters

    The Littles


     List N

    Catwings Return - Action/ Adventure

    Day of the Iguana-  Action/ Adventure

    The Night I Flunked My Field Trip -Action/Adventure

    The Gadget War- Fantasy

    Herbie Jones and the Class Gift- Friendship

    Zack Files -   Funny Stories

    Geronimo Stilton- Mystery

    Jigsaw Jones- Mystery

    A-Z Mysteries

    Dear Max series

    Ivy and Bean Series

    The Jewel Fairies Series

    Zack Files


     List O

    Animal Ark -Animal

    Pony Pals -Animal

    Rascal -Animal

    Fairy Realm -Fairy Stories

    Chocolate Fever- Fantasy

    Chocolate Touch -Fantasy

    Franny K. Stein -Fantasy

    George's Marvelous Medicine -Fantasy

    The King's Equal- Fantasy

    Aldo Applesauce -Friendship

    Babysitter's Club (Little Sisters)- Friendship

    Mieko and the Fifth Treasure- Friendship

    Rent a 3rd Grader- Friendship

    Captain Underpants Series -Funny Stories

    Good Grief 3rd Grade- Funny Stories

    The Twits- Funny Stories

    Boxcar Children --Mystery

    Goosebumps Mystery

    Nancy Drew Series- Mystery

    Derek Jeter- Non-fiction

    Third Grade is Haunted -Scary Stories

    Hey, New Kid School

    Run Billy Run -Sports

    Dragon Slyer Academmy -Fantasy

    Geronimo Stilton

    Horray for Ali Berstien

    Nancy Drew Mysteries

    Secret of Droon -Fantasy

    The Babysitters Club

    The Hundred Dresses


     List P

    Fantastic Mr. Fox Roald Dahl

    The Battle for the Castle Elizabeth Winthrop

    Time Warp Trio Jon Scieszka

    Wayside School is Falling Down Louis Sachar -funny

    Hank the Cowdog John R. Erickson

    Franny K. Stein Mad Scientist Jim Benton- fiction

    Encyclopedia Brown Donald Sobol - mystery

    Nancy Drew Notebooks Carolyn Keene -mystery

    Andrew Jackson Mike Venezia - nonfiction

    Heroes of the Revolution David Adler - nonfiction

    If You Lived When There Was Slavery in America Anna Kamma - nonfiction

    Partners in the Sea Mary Jo Rhodes - nonfiction

    The Road to the NFL Tim Green -nonfiction

    The True or False Book of Horses Patricia Lauber - nonfiction

    What Makes You Cough, Sneeze, Burp, Hiccup, Shiver…Jean Stangl-nonfiction


    Where Have All the Pandas Gone Melvin Berger - nonfiction

    Amazing Days of Abby Hayes Anne Mazer - realistic fiction

    Hank Zipzer Henry Winkler - realistic fiction

    The Best School Year Ever Barbara Robsinson - realistic fiction

    In the Rain Forest Dina Anastasio - nonfiction

    The Trail of Tears Joseph Bruchac - nonfiction


     List Q

    Help!I'm Trapped in the First Day of School Todd Strasser- fantasy

    Spiderwick Chronicles (Books 1-3) and DiTerlizzi- fantasy

    Dear Mr. Henshaw Beverly Cleary- fiction

    Fudge-a-mania Judy Blume -fiction

    Help! I'm a Prisoner in the Library Eth Clifford- mystery

    Adventures of the Shark Lady:

    Eugenie Clark around the World

    Ann McGovern -nonfiction

    Amazing but True Sports Stories Phyllis Hollander- nonfiction

     Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues Patricia C. McKissack- nonfiction

    Fabulous Facts About the 50 States Wilma S. Ross- nonfiction

    I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King Margaret Dickinson- nonfiction

    Anastasia Krupnik (Series) Lois Lowry- realistic fiction

    Animal Ark (Series) Ben. M. Baglio- realistic fiction

    Fourth Grade Celebrity Patricia Reilly Giff -realistic fiction

    Junebug Alice Mead- realistic fiction

    Just Juice Karen Hesse -realistic fiction

    The Flunking of Joshua T. Bates Susan Shreve- realistic fiction


    List R 

    Charlotte's Web E. B. White- fantasy

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Roald Dahl- fantasy

    Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Roald Dahl- fantasy

    Indian in the Cupboard Lynne Reid Banks- fantasy

    Stuart Little E. B. White- fantasy

    The Library Card Jerry Spinelli- fantasy

    The Witches Roald Dahl- fantasy

    Trumpet of the Swan E. B. White- fantasy

    Shiloh Phyllis Reynolds Naylor - fiction

    The Family Under the Bridge Natalie Savage Carlson - fiction

    Sarah, Plain and Tall Patricia MacLachlan  -historical fiction

    The Whipping Boy Sid Fleischman -historical fiction

    A Negro League Scrapbook Carole Boston Weatherford - nonfiction

    Ancient Greeks Daisy Kerr- nonfiction

    Chief: The Life of Peter J. Ganci,

    A New York City Firefighter

    Chris Ganci -nonfiction

    Kids at WorK: Lewis Hine and the Crusade Against Child Labor-


    The Secret Soldier: The Story of Deborah Sampson Ann McGovern -nonfiction

    Frindle Andrew Clements- realistic fiction

    Iggie's House Judy Blume -realistic fiction

    Strider Beverly Cleary- realistic fiction

    Hatchet Gary Paulsen -realistic fiction/ adventure


    List S

    Book Title Author Color/Level Genre

    y Teachers Fried My Brains Bruce Coville Yellow-Fiction

    Afternoon of the Elves Janet Taylor Lisle - Fantasy

    The Bell, the Book, and the Spellbinder Brad Strickland - Fantasy

    The Lamp from the Warlock's Tomb John Bellairs - Fantasy

    Which Witch? Eva Ibbotson  -Fantasy

    From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler E.L. Konigsburg-  Fiction

    Poppy Avi - Fiction

    The Broccoli Tapes Jan Slepian - Fiction

    Ben and Me Robert Lawson-  Historical Fiction

    In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Bette Bao Lord  -Historical Fiction

    Journey to Jo'burg Beverly Naidoo - Historical Fiction

    Letters from Rifka Karen Hesse -Historical Fiction

    Morning Girl Michael Dorris -Historical Fiction

    The Orphan of Ellis Island Elvira Woodruff - Historical Fiction

    Dead Letter Betsy Byars - Mystery

    Disappearing Acts Betsy Byars- Mystery

    The Baby-Sitter Burglaries (and other books from the Nancy Drew series) Carolyn Keene -Mystery

    The Case of the Missing Cutthroats  Jean Craighead George - Mystery

    The Dollhouse Murders Betty Ren Wright  -Mystery

    The House with a Clock in its Walls John Bellairs- Mystery

    Ancient Greece Journey to Civilization- Nonfiction

    Anne Frank Rachel Epstein -Nonfiction

    Earthquake! A Story of Old San Francisco Kathleen Kudlinski  -Nonfiction

    Eleanor Barbara Cooney - Nonfiction

    Leonardo Da Vinci (part of a series on artists) Masterpieces: Artists and Their Works - Nonfiction

    A Taste of Blackberries Dorris B. Smith - Realistic Fiction

    Boys Against Girls (series) Phyllis Reynolds Naylor- Realistic Fiction

    Flying Solo Ralph Fletcher - Realistic Fiction

    The Cookcamp Gary Paulsen  -Realistic Fiction

    The Cybil War Betsy Byars- Realistic Fiction

    The Good Dog Avi - Realistic Fiction

    The Twinkie Squad Gordon Korman - Realistic Fiction

    BMX Racing (part of a sports series)- X-Sports Sports

    Golf for Fun! (part of a sports series) Sports for Fun-  Sports


     List T

    Book Title Author Color/Level Genre

    Bright Shadow Avi Double Yellow-Fantasy                                                                                                                           

    Danny, Champion of the World Roald Dahl - Fantasy

    Goosebumps: It Came From Under the Sink R.L. Stein  - Fantasy

    The BFG Roald Dahl  Fantasy

    The Boggart Susan Cooper Fantasy

    The Werewolf Chronicles Rodman Philbrik -   Fantasy

    The Wish Giver Bill Brittain Fantasy

    Vulpes The Red Fox Jean Craighead George Fantasy

    Behind Rebel Lines Seymour Reit Historical Fiction

    Birchbark House Louise Erdrich  - Historical Fiction

    Gentleman Outlaw and Me- Eli, The: A Story of the Old West Nancy Dawning Hahn -Historical


    Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: The Story of Sarah Nita, a Navajo Girl Ann Turner-  Historical


    Journey to Topaz Yoshiko Uchinda

    Preacher's Boy Katherine Paterson

    The Night Journey Kathryn Lasky

    The Man Who Was Poe Avi

    Boy Ronald Dahl

    China: The Culture Bobbie Kalman

    China: The People Bobbie Kalman


    China:The Land Bobbie Kalman

    Clothes and Crafts in Ancient

    Egypt Richard Balkwill

    Great African Americans in

    Entertainment Pat Rediger

    Great African Americans in Literature Pat Rediger

    The First Woman Doctor Rachel Baker

    Blubber Judy Blume

    Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis

    Cousins Virginia


    Cracker Jackson Betsy Byars

    My Life as a Fifth Grade

    Comedian Elizabeth Levy

    Sounder William Armstrong

    The Schernoff Discoveries Gary Paulsen

    Us and Uncle Fraud Lois Lowry

    Alex Rodriguez Sports Heroes

    Becoming Joe DiMaggio Marie Testa

    Michael Jordan: The Best Ever High Five

    Serena and Venus Williams Sports Heroes

     Level U
    Graven Images Paul Fleischman
    Mr. Revere and I Robert Lawson
    Stay! Keeper's Story Lowis Lowry
    The BFG Roald Dahl
    Night Journeys Avi
    Of Nightingales that Weep Katherine Paterson
    Nancy Drew: The Clue of the Broken Locket Carolyn Keene
    Nancy Drew: Mystery at Lilac Inn Carolyn Keene
    The Falcon's Malteaser Anthony Horowitz
    Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia Deborah Kent
    Boys Who Rocked the World: From King Tut to Tiger Woods L. Carlsmith
    In the Line of Fire: Eight Women War Spies George Sullivan
    The Mysteries of History Paul Aron
    The Mystery of Stonehenge Nancy Lyon
    Heartbeat: A Book of Poetry Sharon Creech
    Baseball in April and Other Stories Gary Soto
    Julie of the Wolves Jean Craighead George
    The Sign of the Chrysanthemum Katherine Paterson
    Heat Mike Lupica
    Summer Ball Mike Lupica
    The Big Field Mike Lupica