These recommendations come from resources like The Horn Book, Scholastic, and the Association of Library Service for Children. Each child learns to read at their own pace and these lists are suggestions for the age level indicated. The titles on this list are just a starting point and not meant to be exhaustive.
Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
Kitty is a housecat that has a knack for making situations difficult. When Kitty is in a bad mood, things get chaotic. To be fair, it’s not always Kitty’s fault that things go wrong. Check out the different books highlighting Bad Kitty.
First book in this series: Bad Kitty Gets a Bath, available as Print | eBook
Magic School Bus
Join Ms. Frizzle and her students on a magic school bus ride. Journey to different worlds of science related subjects like bats, bones, space, dinosaurs, and more. Explore and learn!
First book in this series: The Truth About Bats by Eva Moore, available as Print
Ranger in Time by Kate Messner
Ranger is a golden retriever who is also a search-and-rescue dog. He finds himself in difficult situations and must test his life saving abilities as he travels to various historical events. He does his best to help those during the Great Earthquake, Disaster on the Titanic, D-Day: Battle on the Beach, and many other historical moments.
First book in this series: Rescue on the Oregon Trail, available as Print | eBook
Who Would Win? by Jerry Pallotta
This series presents facts about wild creatures including mammals, birds, dinosaurs, and insects. After learning characteristics and facts about these creatures, will you be able to determine who would win in a fierce fight?
First book in this series: Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, available as Print