Suggested Reading Lists by grade level

The suggestions are from librarians and children.
The grade levels may be different from those suggested by children.
Sometimes we suggest children wait until they are a bit older to read certain books.

Early ElementarySchoolSuggestions - for Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade

2nd Grade Adventure Animal Stories Family, Friends and School  
Folk and Fairy Tales Graphic, Comic or Wordless Historical Fiction Humor
Mysteries, Ghosts and Scary Tales Non-Fiction Sports  
Elementary School Suggestions - for 3rd Grade and 4th Grade

4th grade Adventure & Survival Animal Fantasy  
Graphic, Comics or Wordless Historical Fiction Humor Mystery, Ghost & Scary
Non-Fiction School, Friends & Family Sports  
 
Early Middle School - for 5th Grade and 6th Grade
Adventure & Survival Animal Fantasy & Sci Fi  
Graphic, Comics or Wordless Historical Fiction Humor Mystery, Ghosts and Scary
Non-Fiction School, Friends & Family Sports  
More Suggestions
Books for Young Readers
Staff Suggestions
Award Winners
Chapter Books
Newbery (written content)
Picture Books
Caldecott (illustrations)
Sibert (non-fiction
Horn Book awards