Book Lists for Kids: Transitional Books
(for kids who are between easy readers and chapter books)

[Printable book list]

Mary Jane Auch / J FIC AUCH
I Was A Third Grade Science Project

Kate Banks / J FIC BANKS
Howie Bowles series
Book 1: Howie Bowles, Secret Agent

Annie Barrows / J FIC BARROWS
Ivy + Bean series
Book 1: Ivy + Bean

Stan Berenstain / J FIC BERENSTAIN
Berenstain Bears big chapter book series
Book 1: The Berenstain Bears and the Drug Free Zone

Judy Blume / J FIC BLUME
Freckle Juice

Larry Dane Brimner / J FIC BRIMNER
Cory Coleman, Grade 2

Marc Brown / J FIC BROWN
Arthur chapter book series
Arthur's Mystery Envelope

Matt Christopher / J FIC CHRISTOPHER
The Dog That Stole Home

Ellen Conford / J FIC CONFORD
Jenny Archer series
Book 1: Jenny Archer, Author

Debbie Dadey / J FIC DADEY
Adventures of the Bailey School Kids series
Book 1: Dragons Don't Cook Pizza

Paula Danziger / J FIC DANZIGER
Amber Brown series
Book 1: Amber Brown is Not a Crayon

Patricia Reilly Giff / J FIC GIFF
Kids of Polk Street School series
Book 1: The Secret at the Polk Street School

Suzy Kline / J FIC KLINE
Horrible Harry series
Book 1: Horrible Harry in Room 2B

Lenore Look / J FIC LOOK
Alvin Ho series
Book 1: Alvin Ho: Allergic to girls, school, and other scary things

Lenore Look / J FIC LOOK
Ruby Lu series
Book 1: Ruby Lu, Brave and True

Megan McDonald / J FIC MCDONALD
Judy Moody series
Book 1: Judy Moody

Megan McDonald / J FIC MCDONALD
Stink, the Incredible Shrinking Kid series
Book 1: Stink, the Incredible Shrinking Kid

Mary Pope Osborne / J FIC OSBORNE
Magic Treehouse series
Book 1: Dinosaurs before Dark

Herman Parish / J FIC PARISH
Amelia Bedelia chapter book series
Book 1: Amelia Bedelia means business

Barbara Park / J FIC PARK
Junie B. Jones series
Book 1: Junie B. Jones and the stupid smelly bus

Louis Sachar / J FIC SACHAR
Marvin Redpost series
Book 1: Marvin Redpost: Kidnapped at birth?

Geronimo Stilton / J FIC STILTON
Geronimo Stilton series
Book 1: My Name is Stilton, Geronimo Stilton

Ellen Weiss / J FIC WEISS
Adventures of Ratman

David Adler / J MYS ADLER
Cam Jansen Mystery series
Book 1: Cam Jansen and the mystery of the stolen diamonds

Ron Roy / J MYS ROY
A-Z Mysteries series
Book 1: The Absent Author