Hello and welcome to this month’s 5 on Friday! Today we’re talking beginner chapter books. These illustrated chapter books are all on a 2nd-3rd grade reading level, perfect for those who are just starting to branch out into chapter books. They are Best of all, these books are all the beginning of a series, so if you enjoy them there are even more!
Dory Fantasmagory by Abby Hanlon
Dory, the youngest in her family, is a girl with a very active imagination, and she spends the summer playing with her imaginary friend, pretending to be a dog, battling monsters, and generally driving her family nuts.
Meet Yasmin! by Saadia Faruqi
In these 4 short stories, Pakistani American second grader Yasmin learns to cope with the small problems of school and home, while gaining confidence in her own skills and creative abilities.
Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Nate the Great, the world’s greatest kid detective, solves the mystery of the missing picture.
Princess in Black by Shannon Hale and Dean Hale
Who says princesses don’t wear black? When trouble raises its blue monster head, Princess Magnolia ditches her flouncy dresses and becomes the Princess in Black!
Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo
After Mercy the pig snuggles to sleep with the Watsons, all three awaken with the bed teetering on the edge of a big hole in the floor.
And that’s all for this month! Be sure to check back in April, same bat time, same bat channel for the next 5 on Friday.