Popular Series for 6-7 Year Olds

Use the book and author suggestions below to match the reading level and interests of your child.
By Michelle Anthony, PhD



Popular Series for 6-7 Year Olds

Be aware that there is a wide array of reading abilities across this age. Look throughout the below suggestions and select those that match the reading level and interests of your child. Don’t limit your child to books he or she can read — explore the books together! 

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Chapter Book Series:

Other Great Titles for this Age Group: 

  • Have Fun Anna Hibiscus! by Stinker and Lauren Tobia
  • Up, Tall, and High by Ethan Long
  • Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed by Mo Willems. Extend the non-fiction fun by finding out more about these gross but interesting creatures. Take a virtual tour and help defend the mole rat colony.
  • The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles 
  • Me...Jane by Patrick McDonnell                                        
  • Louise, The Adventures of a Chicken by Kate diCamilla
  • Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown 
  • Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate diCamilla

Authors Who “Get” This Age Group

  • Mem Fox
  • Patricia Polacco
  • Cynthia Rylant
  • Eve Bunting
  • Kathleen Duey
  • Chris Van Allsburg
  • Jan Brett
  • Kevin Henkes
  • Tomie De Paola 
  • Jon Scieszka                           
  • Robert Munsch
  • Andrew Clements
  • Ann Martin
  • Tedd Arnold
  • Kathryn Otoshi
  • Mo Willems

Magazines: One way to get children to love reading is to provide many different reading sources and opportunities. Magazines are a great way to expand and extend your child’s reading skills. Some great ones to choose from for this age group:

Series, Characters, Authors
Reading Comprehension
Age 7
Age 6
Early Reading