I’m putting Harry Potter last only because I haven’t finished the whole book. I’m putting Penderwicks first because it’s the best book in the whole world because it’s so funny. Matilda is in 3 on my list because it’s great but I like Penderwicks and Because of Winn Dixie a little bit better. What is your favorite book? Please leave a comment.
10. Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling
Very good for 2nd grade and up. The first book is not scary at all. Once you get to the fourth book, it gets scarier.
9. Cricket in Times Square by George Selden
This was the book that I picked for my book club. My friends loved it. We decorated cricket cages and my mom bought the feeder crickets from the pet store. My crickets got released the next day in my garden but my friend’s cricket lived for a week. Do not buy the crickets ahead of time and get extra because they do not live very long (a day or so). I think it is for grades 3rd through 5th.
8. George’s Marvelous Medicine by Roald Dahl
This book, in my opinion, is the funniest book of all Roald Dahl’s books. I think it’s so funny because he has to make medicines over and over and over again. For grades 3rd through 4th.
7. Gooseberry Park by Cynthia Rylant
I read this book because it was a read aloud by my teacher who is very picky about books like me so I was interested in it and I liked it so much that I read it twice and I never read a book twice because if I do read a book twice, I start to get bored with it.
6. The B.F.G. by Roald Dahl
I like this book a lot. I read this one because, again, my friends recommended it to me and I love Roald Dahl so that’s why I read it. I recommend 3rd grade to 6th grade to read it.
5. Clementine series by Sara Pennypacker
It’s so funny. Once you read, you keep cracking up. Once I was reading at school and I was laughing too much so I got in trouble. I read all four of the books and I recommend for 2nd grade through 5th grade.
4. All-of-a-Kind-Family series by Sydney Taylor
I have read four of the six books and I liked them all. I am planning to read the rest but the 2nd through 6th books are only available at the library which really stinks.
3. Matilda by Roald Dahl
I love Matilda because my friend recommended it and once I started reading Roald Dahl, it was the only books I read for half of 3rd grade.
2. Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
This is one of my favorite books because I love dogs and it’s all about a dog and it’s a very good book. Grades 2nd to 5th.
1. The Penderwicks series by Jeanne Birdsall
The best book I’ve ever read for 3rd grade and up. I just finished the second book and I thought it as good, maybe a little better, as the first. I am going to start the third book tonight and it will be for sale in May. You can pre-order the book at Amazon if you want to get it as soon as it is out.
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