Classroom Chapter Books
Whether outwitting bullies, acing tests, or trying to fit in, these characters and their stories stimulate imaginations and build the confidence needed to face academic and social challenges.
by Mary Hoffman
Shoot for the stars with a girl who proves to her classmates that talent is more than skin deep.
The Boy Trap
by Nancy Matson
See the battle of the sexes explode when a 5th grader conducts a science experiment to prove that girls are "better" than boys.
by James Proimos
Short chapters chronicle the new-boy-in-town's quirky maneuvers to avoid the school bully.
The Hundred Dresses
by Eleanor Estes
This Newbery Award-winning story of a poor Polish girl and the girls who mock her one shabby dress demonstrates powerful lessons about the feelings of the teased and the teasers.
Ida B...and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
by Katherine Hannigan
Transition from homeschooling to public school with a girl whose life is changed when her mother gets sick.
by Marissa Moss
Part scientific observation, part comic book, part journal, this book is a multifaceted look into the life of a sometimes sad, sometimes happy, but always imaginative boy.
Sideways Stories from Wayside School
by Louis Sachar
Weird happenings abound in these humorous stories set in a school where 30 classrooms sit on top of one another. Don't miss the rest in the Wayside School Series.