A 40 Book Summer

Working on the 30 or 40 Book Challenge this summer? We've got some suggestions for you!

Are you (or your kids) working on the 30 or 40 Book Challenge as part of our Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program?  Or are you going through your pile of books faster than a melting ice cream cone in the middle of July?  If so, the Children's Room has some suggestions for you!  We've pulled together a list of some great series for 1st-5th graders working on their reading challenges or who just love to read!  Follow the links below to check the availability of the first book in each series or ask a librarian when you visit the Children's Room.  

Series for 1st -2nd Graders: 

Amelia Bedelia series by Peggy Parish

Cam Jansen series by David A. Adler

Cowgirl Kate & Cocoa series by Erica Silverman

Fly Guy series by Tedd Arnold

Frog and Toad series by Arnold Lobel

High Rise Private Eyes series by Cynthia Rylant

Katie Woo series by Fran Manushkin 

Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo

Nate the Great series by Marjorie Sharmat





Series for 3rd-5th Graders:

Brixton Brothers series by Mac Barnett

Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Clementine series by Sara Pennypacker

The Dark is Rising series by Susan Cooper

Double Detectives series by Zack Norris

The Edge Chronicles by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Emily Windsnap series by Liz Kessler

Fablehaven series by Brandon Mull

Never Girls series by Kiki Thorpe

Genius Files by Dan Gutman

I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis

Ivy + Bean series by Annie Barrows

The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place series by Maryrose Wood

Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald

Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osbourne

Molly Moon series by Georgia Byng

Mysterious Benedict Society series by Trenton Lee Stewart

Peter and the Starcatchers series by Dave Barry 

Red Blazer Girls series by Michael D. Beil

Redwall series by Brian Jacques

Septimus Heap series by Angie Sage

Time Warp Trio series by Jon Scieszka


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