Beyond Easy Readers   

Suggested Fiction For Children in Grades 2 & 3

(compiled by Children's Services, Allentown Public Library September 2000)

BOOKS IN SERIES

Adler - Cam Jansen Mysteries
            Houdini Club Magic Mysteries

Brown, J - Stanley stories

Cleary - Ramona stories

Cole - Magic School Bus series

Clifford - Flatfoot Fox series

Conford - Jenny Archer series

Cosby - Little Bill series

Coville - Space Brat series

Danziger - Amber Brown series

Fleischmann - Adventures of McBroom

Hope - Bobbsey Twins mysteries

Howe - Pinky and Rex series

Hurwitz - Rip Roaring Russell and others

Kline - Horrible Harry series
             Mary Marony series

Levy - Invisible, Inc series

MacDonald - Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle series

Nixon - Claude series

Pilkey - Captain Underpants Series

Quackenbush - Miss Mallard mysteries

Scieszka - Time Warp Trio series

Stevenson - Mud Flat series

Warner - Boxcar Children mysteries

Ziefert - Mr. Roses' Class series
SELECTED TITLES

Ahlberg - The Clothes Horse and Other Stories

Atwater - Mr. Popper's Penguins

Blume - Freckle Juice

Bos - Meet the Molesons

Brisson - Hot Fudge Hero

Bulla - Singing Sam

Bunting - Moonstick: The Seasons of the Sioux

Calmenson - Rockin' Reptiles

Christiansen - Sycamore Street

Christopher - The Dog that Stole Football Plays

Cristaldi - Baseball Ballerina

Dahl - Esio Trot

Duffy - Virtual Cody

Gorog - In a Creepy, Creepy Place

Greene - Owen Foote, Second Grade Strongman

Griffith - Alex and the Cat

Hautzig - Aladdin and the Magic Lamp

Hayes - Night of the Circus Monster

Hest - Nannies for Hire

King-Smith - Jenius: The Amazing Guinea Pig

Korman - Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire

Kroll - I'm George Washington and You're Not
 
Littlefield - Fire at the Triangle Factory

MacLachlan - Sarah, Plain and Tall

McMorrow - The Jellybean Principal

Mahy - Tick Tock Tales

Marshall - Rats on the Roof

Marzollo - Soccer Sam

Moore - The Kwanzaa Contest

Nabb - Josie Smith at the Seashore

Notrog - The Little Wooden Table

O'Connor - The No Stars

Petersen - Can You Keep a Secret?

Pfeffer - The Trouble with Wishes

Pinkwater - Young Larry

Quindlen - Happily Ever After

Radin - Tac's Island

Rayner - Mrs. Pig Gets Cross

Rogers - Raymond's Best Summer

Rosner - I Hate My Best Friends

Rylant - Van Gogh Café

Saunders - The Curse of the Cat Mummy
 
Sandberg - More Rootabagas

Schur - When I Left my Village

Scieszka - Math Curse

Sheldon - Harry the Explorer

Sincic - Edward is Only a Fish

Sisulu - The Day Gogo Went to Vote

Smith - Pay Attention, Slosh!

Soto - The Cat's Meow

Spinelli - The Bathwater Gang

Spinner - Sing, Elvis, Sing!

Stanley - The Day the Ants Got Really Mad

West - Pokemon Series

Willner - Pardo - Daphne Eloise Slater, Who's Tall
       for  Her Age

Wright - Ghost of Popcorn Hill
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