Your 2018 BrainFreeze Reading List

Your 2018 BrainFreeze Reading List

Your 2018 BrainFreeze Reading List 1100 733 admin

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: students are more likely to finish a book that they choose. Because there are so many books and even more kids to read them, we’ve compiled a reading list of engaging children’s books that your student surely won’t be able to put down!


2-4 Years

The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

Do You Want to be My Friend? By Erin Carle

Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

Bob Books by Bobby Lynn Maslen and Lynn Maslen

Corduroy by Don Freeman

The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin and John Archambault

No, David Series by David Shannon

Princess Hair by Sharee Miller

Alexander and the Wind-Up Mouse by Leo Lionni

Sun Bread by Elisa Kleven


4-8 Years

Lily Brown’s Paintings by Angela Johnson

The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle

The Family Book by Todd Parr

The Pout-Pout Fish by Deborah Diesen

Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton

Pete the Cat: I Love my White Shoes by Eric Litwin

The Word Collector by Peter H. Reynolds

A New Friend for Sparkle by Amy Young

Ordinary People Change the World Series by Brad Meltzer

The Bad Seed Jory John

POP Classics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Back to the Future, Home Alone, E.T., The X Files illustrated by Kim Smith

The Major Eights Series by Emilie Pepin

Ready Freddy Series by Abby Klein

I am a Human by Susan Verde

Katie Woo Series by Fran Manushkin

Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing TuTu by Yileya Fields

A Fire Engine for Ruthie by Leslea Newman

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Katie DiCamillo

Anne Arrives by Kallie George

Julian’s World Series by Ann Cameron

Warren & Dragon by Ariel Bernstein

Princess Pulverizer Series by Nancy Krulik

Tales of Bunjitsu Bunny by John Himmelman

Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel

The Bad Guys Series by Aaron Blabey

Brobot by James R. Foley


8-12 Years

The Dog Man Series by Dav Pilkey

Two Dogs in a Trench Coat Go to School by Julia Falatko

Daisy Dreamer Series by Holly Anna

Ivy and Bean Series by Annie Barrows

Sarai and the Meaning of Awesome by Monica Brown and Sarai Gonzalez

Dork Diaries Series by Rachel Renee Russell

Riding Freedom by Pam Muñoz Ryan

The Last Kids on Earth Series by Max Brallier

The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

Save Me a Seat by Gita Varadarajan and Sarah Weeks

Sheets by Brenna Thummler

Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom by Booki Vivat

Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly

Gabby Garcia’s Ultimate Playbook by Iva-Marie Palmer

Because of WInn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Pippi Longstocking Series by Astrid Lindgren

Junie B. Jones Series by Barbara Park

Dragon Slayers’ Academy by Kate McMullan

Babymouse Series by Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm

Nanny Piggins Series by R.A. Spratt

Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie S. Tolan

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

Ending: The Last by Katherine Applegate

Pug Pals: Two’s a Crowd by Flora Ahn

Stanley will Probably be Fine by Sally J. Pia

Lions and Liars by Kate Beasley

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Gangsta Granny by David Walliams