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High Interest Chapter Books

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Lost and Found
by Andrew Clements

Can twin brothers Ray and Jay successfully trick everyone into believing that they are only one person when they move to a new town and start a new school?

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The Maze of Bones
by Rick Riordan

Orphans Amy and Dan have a choice to make when their wealthy grandmother dies; they can inherit one million dollars or they can receive the first of 39 clues that will lead them to discover the secret that has made their family the most powerful one in the world.

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How to Train Your Dragon
by Cressida Cowell

A Viking boy must disregard tradition and use his brains, his ability to speak to dragons, and the help of some unusual friends to save the day.

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Sideways Stories from Wayside School
by Louis Sachar

A funny and crazy series of short stories about the weirdest school you've ever heard of.

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Ghosthunters and the Muddy Monster of Doom!
by Cornelia Funke

Life for ten-year-old Tom Tomsky is hard - he has an older sister, he's clumsy, and only he can see the ghosts around him. With the help of a friend, he seeks out and gets rid of the ghosts who haunt him and becomes a champion ghosthunter.

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My Haunted House
by Angie Sage

Araminta Spookie lives in a haunted house with trapdoors and secret passageways leading to surprising places. She must enlist the help of some of its ghostly residents to keep her Aunt Tabby from selling Spook House.

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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley's Journal
by Jeff Kinney

A novel in cartoons about Greg Heffley and his introduction to middle school - where undersized weaklings like himself share the hallways with kids who are taller, meaner, and already shaving.

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The Ink Drinker
by Eric Sanvoisin

A boy who hates books discovers an ink-drinking vampire in his father's bookshop and follows him to his underground vault.

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The Japanese Ninja Surprise
by Sara Pennypacker

Flat Stanley mails himself to Japan to meet his favorite movie star ninja, travel the country, and possibly save the day.

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See You Later, Gladiator
by Jon Scieszka

Three boys find themselves taking hilarious trips through time due to the gift of a mysterious book.


Last Updated: 9/23/09