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The First Chapter: Good Fiction for 2nd and 3rd Graders

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Anholt Little Red Riding Wolf
Bonners The Silver Balloon
Borden Sleds on Boston Common
Byars Tornado
Cazet Minnie and Moo and the Seven Wonders of the World
Christopher The Dog That Pitched a No-Hitter
Cleary Ramona the Pest
Colfer Eoin Colfer's Legend of the Worst Boy in the World
Cooper The Magician's Boy
Coville The Dragon of Doom
Danziger Amber Brown Is Not a Crayon
Delaney Birdbrain Amos
Doherty Willa and Old Miss Annie
Duffey Spotlight on Cody
Fenner Snowed In with Grandmother Silk
Fletcher Tommy Trouble and the Magic Marble
Gerstein Fox Eyes
Gilson You Cheat!
Godden The Mousewife
Greene Show and Tell
Hale Murder, My Tweet    (Chet Gecko series)
Hayes Crumbling Castle
Herold The Butterfly Birthday
Hesse Lavender
Hest Nannies for Hire
Hill Wildfire!
Holt Mister and Me
Howard The Cellar
Howe It Came from Beneath the Bed
Hunter The Knight of the Golden Plain
Hurwitz PeeWee's Tale
Jarrell The Gingerbread Rabbit
Jennings The Tornado Watches: An Ike and Mem Story
Kerrin Martin Bridge Ready for Takeoff!
Kimmel A Horn for Louis
King-Smith Jenius: The Amazing Guinea Pig
Kline Herbie Jones
Koller The Dragonling
Krensky Louise, Soccer Star?
Kudlinski Earthquake!: A Story of Old San Francisco
Le Guin Catwings
Levy The Principal's on the Roof
Look Ruby Lu, Brave and True
Lowry Gooney Bird Greene
Marsden The Gold-Threaded Dress
Marshall Rats on the Roof
McCall-Smith Akimbo and the Lions
McDonald Judy Moody Gets Famous
McKenzie The King, the Princess, and the Tinker
McKissack Abby Takes a Stand
Meddaugh Lulu's Hat
Mills Being Teddy Roosevelt
Myers Smiffy Blue: Ace Crime Detective
Naylor Anyone Can Eat Squid
Nolan Down Girl and Sit: Smarter Than Squirrels
Orr Ark in the Park
Osborne Dinosaurs Before Dark
Pinkwater Mush: A Dog from Space
Porte If You Ever Get Lost: The Adventures of Julia and Evan
Rodda The Charm Bracelet
Rodowsky Not My Dog
Sachar Marvin Redpost: Kidnapped at Birth?
Scieszka Tut, Tut
Smith Indian Shoes
Stolz King Emmett the Second
Wagener A Mouse in the House!
Warner Super Emma
Whelan Night of the Full Moon
Whybrow Little Wolf's Book of Badness
Wojciechowski Don't Call Me Beanhead!
Wright The Ghost of Popcorn Hill
Wyeth Ginger Brown: Too Many Houses
Wynne-Jones Ned Mouse Breaks Away
York Pudmuddles

Last Updated: 5/08

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