If you are looking for books that will build reading confidence while encouraging a love of reading, here is a list of the Best Chapter Books for Beginning Readers!

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The Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne

Magic Tree House series

The Magic Tree House series is popular for a reason. The books are full of adventure, easy to read, and still have a few pictures every now and then.

This is the only series that my daughter would run up to me to share something that happened or show me a cute picture. Instilling an excitement for reading???? Absolutely!

Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald

Judy Moody Series

The Judy Moody series is full of comedy. The main character Judy is always doing something hilarious, which keeps kids coming back for more!

The Horrible Harry series by Suzy Kline

Horrible Harry series

The Horrible Harry series is a fun one for new readers as well. These books tell the story of a boy named Harry who is always doing something…well…horrible. My daughter got a real kick out of these.

Ivy & Bean series by Annie Barrows

Ivy and Bean

The Ivy & Bean series by Annie Barrows is full of mischief. My daughter laughed out loud many times over the antics of these two girls!

The Critter Club by Callie Barkley

The Critter Club

The Critter Club series by Callie Barkley is a lovely series for new readers. The stories center around a group of kids who take care of animals. This series is great for animal lovers!

Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown

Flat Stanley

The Flat Stanley series by Jeff Brown is full of adventure! These books are interesting and fun, perfect for captivating young readers!

Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat

Nate the Great

Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat is perfect for the kids who love mysteries. This series promotes logical thinking and problem-solving as kids work to solve the mystery with Nate.

The Puppy Place by Ellen Miles

The Puppy Place

The Puppy Place series by Ellen Miles is great for kids who love animals! This series is about a brother and sister who foster dogs and try to find the right home for them.

The Magic Animal Friends Series by Daisy Meadows

Magic Animal Friends

The Magic Animal Friends Series is delightful to the child who loves pets. My daughter couldn’t get enough of these books. The story line is very engaging and encourages kids to keep returning for more magical adventures!

If you have a child just starting out with chapter books, be sure to try one of these excellent series! If you have any suggestions for the Best Chapter Books for Beginning Readers drop them in the comments section!

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