Books for Elementary School Children

Books for Beginning Readers

With plenty of text and slightly more complex stories, this selection of fiction and non-fiction for school-age children is a great way to get your child reading great children's literature all on their own.
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Books and Audio: Early Elementary (Age 4-9)


125 True Stories of Amazing Pets: National Geographic Kids' 125 True Stories of Amazing Pets is both fun to read and inspiring.
125 True Stories of Amazing Pets
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The Tiny Wish: In The Tiny Wish, a family teams up to create a photographic wonder of a story about seeing the magic of spring through tiny eyes.
The Tiny Wish
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Absolutely Lucy - Set of 4: When shy Bobby gets a beagle puppy for his birthday, his gregarious dog Lucy helps him forget his shyness and make friends.
Absolutely Lucy - Set of 4
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Beautiful Oops!: This fun book reassures children that mistakes can be opportunities to make something beautiful.
Beautiful Oops!
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Bette Brown Bear Learns to Share: In Bette Brown Bear Learns to Share, Margie K. Carroll pairs her photographs of brown bears in Alaska with her storytelling skills.
Bette Brown Bear Learns to Share
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Beyond the Pawpaw Trees: Children will delight in Anna Lavinia's fantastical adventures in Palmer Brown's Beyond the Pawpaw Trees.
Beyond the Pawpaw Trees
Hardcover Book
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Blackie: Children will love this story based on the life of a real horse who had a lot to teach us about the value of being true to yourself.
Blackie
Hardcover Book
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The Blessing Cup: Discover the legacy of The Blessing Cup, Patricia Polacco's story of her great grandmother's family and their journey to America.
The Blessing Cup
Hardcover Book
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Bo at Ballard Creek: Bo at Ballard Creek is a book that offers a slice of life of a young girl growing up in Alaska and surrounded by a kind-hearted community.
Bo at Ballard Creek
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The Carpenter's Gift: The Carpenter's Gift is a heartwarming story about the first Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
The Carpenter's Gift
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Cat with Seven Names: Read how one cat manages to bring people together in the book The Cat with Seven Names by Tony Johnston.
Cat with Seven Names
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Channing O'Banning Set of 2: Follow the ups and downs of Channing O'Banning as she deals with school, friends, and family vacations to Costa Rica and New Mexico.
Channing O'Banning Set of 2
Paperback Book
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Cheshire Cheese Cat - P: In The Cheshire Cheese Cat, tomcat Skilley takes part in the lives of Charles Dickens and Queen Victoria.
Cheshire Cheese Cat - P
Paperback Book
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Christmas Day in the Morning: This classic story captures the true meaning of Christmas and will inspire your family to discover meaningful ways to give each other gifts of love. Don't miss this one!
Christmas Day in the Morning
Hardcover Book
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Christmas in the Trenches: Here is an inspiring true account of the Christmas Eve truce between Germans and Allies in 1914.
Christmas in the Trenches
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A Christmas Memory Book with CD: Truman Capote's wistful holiday masterpiece about 7-year-old Buddy, his eccentric and elderly cousin, and their Christmas Ritual of the Baking of Fruitcakes is divine!
A Christmas Memory Book with CD
Hardcover Book
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Cinderella Smith Set of 2: Young girls will love reading about Cinderella Smith, and they'll relate to her bravado as she figures out how to deal with her former friends.
Cinderella Smith Set of 2
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Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox: Delight in the brave, wily Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox, who answers the huntsmen's challenge every day and leads everyone on wild chases and adventures!
Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox
Paperback Book
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The Cobble Street Cousins Set 2: Meet The Cobble Street Cousins in this series of beginning reader books for girls by Cynthia Rylant.
The Cobble Street Cousins Set 2
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Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas: Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas is the true story about what happens when an elephant seal and human beings learn to co-exist.
Elizabeth, Queen of the Seas
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The Eye of the Whale: The Eye of the Whale is the true story of divers who rescued an entangled whale and what the whale did in return.
The Eye of the Whale
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The Fairy Doll: The Fairy Doll is a wonderful collection of stories about dolls and their adventures, written by Rumer Godden, a beloved children's book author.
The Fairy Doll
Paperback Book
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Five Little Monkeys Travel Kit: Five Little Monkeys Travel Kit is filled with things to make your next family trip fun and smooth.
Five Little Monkeys Travel Kit
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Girls to the Rescue - Set of 3: Girls are the heroes in these Girls to the Rescue tales, picked by panels of girls from all over the country.
Girls to the Rescue - Set of 3
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Hickory: This is the poignant tale of Hickory the mouse, his friendship with Hop the grasshopper, and the passing of the seasons.
Hickory
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In the Town All Year 'Round: Children will love finding all the different characters in each of the detailed scenes of the village as the seasons change.
In the Town All Year 'Round
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Jake Drake - Set of 4: Written with wisdom and humor, these four books make perfect first chapter books for emerging readers.
Jake Drake - Set of 4
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Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey: Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey by Michael Morpurgo is a touching story about the friendship forged between a humble donkey and the Doge's daughter in Venice.
Jo-Jo the Melon Donkey
Paperback Book
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Just Grace Boxed Set: In this boxed set of 3 Just Grace books, meet Grace, whose good-intentioned plans to help out others don't always go the way she hopes.
Just Grace Boxed Set
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Just Joking 4: Laugh your way through Knock-Knock jokes, riddles, and tricky tongue twisters in Just Joking 4.
Just Joking 4
Paperback Book
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Just Joking 5: Laugh your way through Knock-Knock jokes, riddles, and tricky tongue twisters in Just Joking 5
Just Joking 5
Paperback Book
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Just Joking 6: Laugh along with National Geographic Kids' knock-knock jokes, riddles, and tongue twisters in Just Joking 6.
Just Joking 6
Paperback Book
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Just Joking Collector's Set: The Just Joking Collector's Set is a boxed set of the first three books in this series, with a total of 900 jokes.
Just Joking Collector's Set
Paperback Boxed Set
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Just Joking Set of 3: Kids of all ages will groan, laugh, giggle, snort, and cry with glee when the read the jokes in these Just Joking books.
Just Joking Set of 3
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Kate & Pippin: Kate is a Great Dane, Pippin is an abandoned newborn fawn, and this book is the true story of their most unlikely friendship.
Kate & Pippin
Hardcover Book
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Kindred Souls: Kindred Souls is a simple, touching story about how the bond between a boy and his elderly grandfather allows them to eventually say good-bye.
Kindred Souls
Hardcover Book
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Life-Size Farm: The wonderful book Life-Size Farm not only has gigantic photographs of 19 farm animals, but it also has snippets of info about each one.
Life-Size Farm
Hardcover Book
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Life-Size Zoo: Come face to face with 20 life-size zoo animals in this kid-friendly, fun, and fact-filled book.
Life-Size Zoo
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The Lion Who Stole My Arm: In The Lion Who Stole My Arm by Nicola Davies, a young African boy must decide whether he is going to kill the lion who took his arm.
The Lion Who Stole My Arm
Hardcover Book
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The Little House: Written in 1942, The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton is a classic, beloved story of a house and the passage of time.
The Little House
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The Little Mermaid: The Little Mermaid and Other Fishy Tales is a beautiful collection of tales and poetry from the sea, retold and illustrated by Jane Ray.
The Little Mermaid
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Mike Mulligan Travel Activity Kit: The Mike Mulligan Travel Activity Kit will help the miles to fly by for any children in the back seat.
Mike Mulligan Travel Activity Kit
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Mikis and the Donkey: In the book Mikis and the Donkey by Bibi Dumon Tak, a donkey teaches Mikis and his whole village what it means to really care for another.
Mikis and the Donkey
Hardcover Book
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Miles of Smiles: Wherever your family may find itself bored -- traveling, in a restaurant, waiting in the doctor's office -- you're sure to find something to make the time fly by with this outstanding resource.
Miles of Smiles
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The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook: The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook is a gem about the utter simplicity of being young, innocent, and in love with the world.
The Milly-Molly-Mandy Storybook
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The Mouse With the Question Mark Tail: In Richard Peck's The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail, Mouse Minor seeks to find his identity amidst life in Queen Victoria's Buckingham Palace.
The Mouse With the Question Mark Tail
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Mr. Putter and Tabby - Set One: Start your new reader off on the right track with these endearing books! The set includes Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea, ...Pick the Pears, and ...Bake the Cake (a Christmas cake).
Mr. Putter and Tabby - Set One
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Mr Putter and Tabby - Set Three: Three more Mr. Putter books to delight and charm readers. The set includes Mr. Putter and Tabby Catch the Cold, Mr. Putter and Tabby Feed the Fish, and Mr. Putter and Tabby Paint the Porch.
Mr Putter and Tabby - Set Three
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Mr. Putter and Tabby - Set Two: Start your new reader off on the right track with these funny, endearing books. The set includes Mr. Putter and Tabby Row the Boat, ...Fly the Plane, and ...Walk the Dog.
Mr. Putter and Tabby - Set Two
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My First Magic Book: Young magicians will get hours of enjoyment learning the fun tricks and illusions in My First Magic Book.
My First Magic Book
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Mystery Box 2: While we won't spoil the surprise by telling you what's in this Mystery Box, we can reveal that you'll get a variety of books for 2-6 year-olds.
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Nuts to You: Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins is one squirrel's grand story about how friendship, story-telling, and community can win out against hardship.
Nuts to You
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An Otis Christmas: Experience the drama, suspense, sense of wonder, and joy that An Otis Christmas will bring each time you read it to your family.
An Otis Christmas
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Puss in Boots by Marcellino: Illustrated by Fred Marcellino, the Caldecott Honor book Puss in Boots brings alive the tale of the clever cat who helps his master rise to riches.
Puss in Boots by Marcellino
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Ship of Dolls: In Ship of Dolls by Shirley Parenteau, a young girl joins in a project to send 12,000 dolls to Japan and learns a lot about life.
Ship of Dolls
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The Silver Nutmeg: Follow Anna Lavinia's adventures in an upside-down mirror world without gravity in Palmer Brown's The Silver Nutmeg.
The Silver Nutmeg
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Stay: Stay is the heartwarming true story of a wonderfully patient man who adopts 10 unusual, imperfect dogs to be part of his circus act.
Stay
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The Story of Doctor Dolittle Easy Reader: Introduce beginning readers to The Story of Doctor Dolittle with this Easy Reader Classic.
The Story of Doctor Dolittle Easy Reader
Paperback Book
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A Street Through Time: You can watch history unfold right before your eyes as the very same street transforms over the course of 12,000 years. A fascinating, unusual and effective way to look at history and civilization.
A Street Through Time
Hardcover Book
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The Keeping Quilt: Keeping Quilt ? 3869 The Keeping Quilt is the true story of a handmade quilt that has been in the author's family for over 100 years.
The Keeping Quilt
Hardcover Book
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And Then Comes Christmas: And Then Comes Christmas celebrates the anticipation and family traditions in the days leading up to Christmas.
And Then Comes Christmas
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The Ultimate Book of Vehicles: A vehicle lover's idea of heaven, The Ultimate Book of Vehicles has over 60 movable parts, with flaps, pop-ups, pull-tabs, and rotating wheels.
The Ultimate Book of Vehicles
Hardcover Book
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Three Tales of My Father's Dragon: This is an oldy but goody. Almost 50 years as a child favorite, it tells the timeless story of a young boy, Elmer Elevator, who befriends a baby dragon. We are proud to offer all three tale...
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon
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Toys Go Out: Follow the adventures of a little girl's three favorite toys as they face the daunting world outside their owner's room.
Toys Go Out
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The Trouble with Magic: Find out if magic is trouble when it pops into your life from an old rusty bottle in Ruth Chew's classic The Trouble with Magic.
The Trouble with Magic
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Ultimate Weird But True: No one will be able to resist the wacky facts and photos in Ultimate Weird But True.
Ultimate Weird But True
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The Unicorn's Secret Quartet - Set #1: A young orphan girl adopts a stray mare, only to discover that the horse is actually a unicorn. The girl must risk her life to keep the unicorn and her baby safe. These are perfect books for new ch...
The Unicorn's Secret Quartet - Set #1
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The Unicorn's Secret Quartet - Set #2: The exciting conclusion to this easy-to-read fantasy epic takes Heart and her two beloved unicorns on a journey that leads them ever closer to the home she has always dreamed of and her real family...
The Unicorn's Secret Quartet - Set #2
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The Usborne Travel Activity Book: Keep children occupied with The Usborne Travel Activity Book on your next trip.
The Usborne Travel Activity Book
Paperback Book
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Weird But True Collector's Set: The Weird but True Collector's Set has 900 outrageous, mind-bending, wacky facts packed into 3 books.
Weird But True Collector's Set
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Weird But True! Collector's Set 2: Weird But True Collector's Set 2 contains 900 more outrageous facts to boggle your mind.
Weird But True! Collector's Set 2
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What's the Matter with Henry: Watch how a three-legged stray cat changes some people's lives in the heartwarming book, What's The Matter with Henry?
What's the Matter with Henry
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When Dinosaurs Came With Everything: When stores offer a free dinosaur with every purchase, a simple trip to town transforms into every boy's most incredible dream come true!
When Dinosaurs Came With Everything
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Why?: Know why horses sleep standing up? Or how bees make honey? Young children are naturally curious and often ask just such questions. This book provides the answers in a way that the very young can u...
Why?
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The Wind Boy - P: This is one of our all-time favorite books at Chinaberry! You must read this old-fashioned (first published in 1923) original story about Gentian and Kay, two children whose lives are changed when...
The Wind Boy - P
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Wisdom Stories: Wisdom Stories is a beautiful collection of 28 folktales from around the world, told with warmth, wit, and insight.
Wisdom Stories
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Wolf Story: This is one of those books you'll want to buy extra copies of so that people don't walk off with yours! I'm serious. WOLF STORY is that good. You'll fall in love with this story of a father who tel...
Wolf Story
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Young Explorers Oceans: Dive into life beneath the sea in the fact book, floor puzzle, and poster that come with the Young Explorers Oceans set.
Young Explorers Oceans
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The Christmas Alphabet: Far more than a pop-up alphabet, this unusual book combines the magic of Christmas with what can only be called paper sculptures.
The Christmas Alphabet
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Gifts of the Heart: Gifts of the Heart by Patricia Polacco is the story of a special housekeeper who brings the true spirit of the Christmas season back home to a family.
Gifts of the Heart
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Prof. Zacharias Zog's Splat-A-Fact Spooky Activity Book: Filled with word puzzles, mazes, jokes, and more, Prof. Zacharias Zog's Splat-a-Fact Spooky Activity Book is great to have on hand for Halloween.
Prof. Zacharias Zog's Splat-A-Fact Spooky Activity Book
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Books and Audio: Early Elementary (Age 4-9)

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