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Beginner Chapter Book: Ages 6-8

Anna Hibiscus
Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. She lives with her whole family in a wonderful house. There is always somebody to laugh or play with. She loves to splash in the sea with her cousins and have parties with her aunties. But more than anything else in the world, Anna Hibiscus would love...
Item No. 9781536225235
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Anna Hisbiscu #8 You're Amazing, Anna Hibiscus

Anna Hibiscus lives in Africa. Amazing Africa. She lives with her whole family in a wonderful house. There is always somebody to laugh and play with.

Grandad is very old and very tired, and Anna Hibiscus perfectly conveys the sadness, confusion, loss and anger that comes...

Item No. 9781610676816
$5.99
Anne's Kindred Spirits
George, Kallie
The sweet and funny second book in a new early-reader series, starring the spirited and outspoken Anne Shirley as she makes friends and settles into life at Green Gables -- with a few hijinks along the way, of course!

Anne is nervous and excited to meet Diana, a neighbor girl who she...

Item No. 9780735266940
$8.99
Arlo & Pips: King of the Birds
Gravel, Elise

Staff Pick


Perfect for fans of Narwhal and Jelly, Arlo...

Item No. 9780062982223
$7.99
Arlo & Pips #2 Join the Crow Crowd
Gravel, Elise

Everyone's crowing about Arlo...

Item No. 9780063050778
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Arlo & Pips #3 New Kids in the Flock
Gravel, Elise

In the grand finale of Elise Gravel's graphic chapter book series that Kirkus called a charming treasure, Arlo the crow is going to be a dad! The third book in this quirky series from acclaimed author Elise Gravel is perfect for fans of Narwhal and Jelly and Castronauts....

Item No. 9780063050792
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Bink & Gollie (Book 1)
McGhee, Alison
"If James Marshall's George and Martha were not hippos and were both girls, they would be much like best friends Bink and Gollie. . . . More, please!" -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

Meet Bink and Gollie, two precocious little girls -- one tiny, one tall, and both utterly...

Item No. 9780763659547
$6.99
Cody and the Fountain of Happiness
Springstubb, Tricia
Middle-grade readers drawn to Judy Moody or Clementine will find a funny and charismatic companion in Cody, star of this delightful series.

For whimsical Cody, many things are beautiful, especially ants who say hello by rubbing feelers. But nothing is as beautiful as the first day of...

Item No. 9780763658571
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Definitely Dominguita #1 Knight of the Cape
Catasus Jennings, Terry
Judy Moody meets Netflix's One Day at a Time in this first book in a new chapter book series featuring a young Cuban American girl who tries to find adventure based on the classics she read with her beloved abuela--can Dominguita become a noble knight?

All Dominguita wants to do...

Item No. 9781534465022
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Definitely Dominguita #2 Captain Dom's Treasure
Catasus Jennings, Terry
In this second book of the charming and heartfelt chapter series that is Judy Moody meets Netflix's One Day at a Time, will Dominguita find that X marks the spot?

When Dominguita finds an old map in the back of an even older book in her beloved library, she is excited to see a...

Item No. 9781534465053
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Definitely Dominguita #3 All for One
Catasus Jennings, Terry
Judy Moody meets the One Day at a Time remake in this third story in a chapter book series featuring a young Cuban American girl who tries to find adventure based on the classics she read with her beloved abuela--can Dominguita save a quinceañera?

Dom,...

Item No. 9781534465114
$6.99
Elmer And The Dragon
Gannett, Ruth Stiles
A stand-alone sequel to "My Father's Dragon, " in which Elmer Elevator
and the flying baby dragon help the king of the canaries find treasure. "Rich,
humorous, thoroughly satisfying."--(starred) "Library Journal."
Item No. 9780394890494
$7.99
Infamous Ratsos (paperback)
Lareau, Kara
A 2017 Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor Book

Louie and Ralphie Ratso are no softies! Readers are sure to chuckle as the determined Ratso brothers' plans to act tough go hilariously awry.

Louie and Ralphie Ratso's dad, Big Lou, always says that there are two kinds of...

Item No. 9780763698751
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J.D. and the Great Barber Battle
Dillard, J
Eight-year-old J.D. turns a tragic home haircut into a thriving barber business in this hilarious new illustrated chapter book series

J.D. has a big problem--it's the night before the start of third grade and his mom has just given him his first and worst home haircut. When the steady...

Item No. 9780593111543
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Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen
Florence, Debbi Michiko

*A fun activity included in every book!*

A Junior Library Guild Fall 2017 Selection
An Amazon's Best Children's Books of 2017


A Beverly Clearly Children's Choice Award Nominee
An Evanston Public Library's 101 Great Books for Kids List 2017
A Chicago Public...

Item No. 9780374308346
$5.99
JoJo Makoons #1 The Used-to-Be Best Friend
Quigley, Dawn

Staff Pick

American Indian Youth Literature Award: Middle Grade Honor Book! Hello/Boozhoo--meet Jo Jo Makoons! Full of pride, joy, and plenty of humor, this first book in an all-new chapter book series by Dawn Quigley celebrates a spunky young Ojibwe girl who loves who she is....

Item No. 9780063015388
$4.99
JoJo Makoons #2 Fancy Pants
Quigley, Dawn

Filled with lots of glitter, raised pinkies, and humorous misunderstandings, this second book in the Jo Jo Makoons series--written by Dawn Quigley and illustrated by Tara Audibert--is filled with the joy of a young Ojibwe girl discovering her very own special shine from the inside out...

Item No. 9780063015418
$4.99
Juana & Lucas
Medina, Juana
Winner of the 2017 Pura Belpré Author Award

Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who stars in this playful, abundantly illustrated new series.

Juana loves many things -- drawing, eating Brussels sprouts, living in...

Item No. 9780763672089
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Juana & Lucas (Softcover)
Medina, Juana
"Refreshingly original. . . . Medina's beautiful, vivid prose conjures the Colombian setting with tactile language. . . . The story itself is a giant hug." -- The New York Times Book Review

Fans of Judy Moody and Clarice Bean will love Juana, the spunky young Colombian girl who...

Item No. 9781536206395
$7.99
Kitten Construction Company
Green, John Patrick

All Marmalade wants to do is build things.

She is, after all, a trained architect.

She's also a distractingly adorable kitten.

Fed up with not being taken seriously because she's so cute, Marmalade bands together with a handful of other aspiring builders--all of them kittens. But in...

Item No. 9781250801937
$9.99
Kitten Construction Company #2: A Bridge too Fur
Green, John Patrick

In John Patrick Green's Kitten Construction Company: A Bridge Too Fur the feline builders return, this time, with dogs! Construction has never been cuter than in this graphic novel for very young readers!

Marmalade and her crew of construction kittens are in high demand!

...

Item No. 9781250801913
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Layla and the Bots #1 Happy Paws
Fang, Vicky

Meet rock star Layla and her team of Bots!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page,...

Item No. 9781338582895
$5.99
Layla and the Bots #2 Built for Speed
Fang, Vicky

Ready, set, go! Layla and the Bots are heading to the races!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations...

Item No. 9781338582925
$5.99
Layla and the Bots #3 Cupcake Fix
Fang, Vicky
Layla and the Bots are building a SWEET new invention!

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page,...
Item No. 9781338582970
$5.99
Lulu and the Brontosaurus
Viorst, Judith
Now in paperback, an illustrated chapter book from industry legends Judith Viorst and Lane Smith!

I'm gonna, I'm gonna, I'm gonna, gonna, get
a bronto-bronto-bronto-bronto-saurus for a pet!

Lulu is so accustomed to getting what she wants that when her parents deny...

Item No. 9781416999621
$8.99