Challenging Chapter Books for Younger Independent Readers
Article in Juvenile Fiction
Some younger kids are ready for harder books, but still want topics that aren't too grown up or scary. Try these titles.
Black Eyed Susan by Jennifer Armstrong
Tumtum and Nutmeg: The Rose Cottage Tales by Emily Bearn
The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall
Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Ryrie Brink
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder