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26 Chapter Books That Will Make You Say, "OMG, I Remember That"

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1. Holes by Louis Sachar

Yearling

2. The Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner

Albert Whitman & Company
Albert Whitman & Company

3. Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Scholastic

4. Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park

Scholastic
Scholastic

5. The Giver by Lois Lowry

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

6. Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne

Random House
Random House
Random House

7. The Adventures of The Bailey School Kids by Debbie Dadey and Marcia Thornton Jones

Scholastic
Scholastic
Scholastic

8. Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

9. Ramona series by Beverly Cleary

Harper Collins
Harper Collins

10. Matilda, The BFG, and others by Roald Dahl

Puffin
Puffin

11. Wayside School series by Louis Sachar

Scholastic
Harper Collins

12. Animorphs series by K.A. Applegate

Scholastic

13. Goosebumps series by R.L. Stine

Scholastic

14. Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark retold by Alvin Schwartz

Scholastic

15. Nancy Drew series by Carolyne Keene

Grosset & Dunlap
Grosset & Dunlap

16. The Hardy Boys by Franklin D. Nixon

Grosset & Dunlap
Grosset & Dunlap

17. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

Puffin

18. Magic Attic Club series by Sheri Cooper Sinykin and various authors

Magic Attic
Magic Attic
Magic Attic

19. Julie of the Wolves by Jean Graighead George

HarperCollins

20. Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech

HarperCollins

21. Fudge series by Judy Blume

Dell Yearling
Dell Yearling
Dell Yearling

22. Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli

Little Brown

23. Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald J. Sobol

Puffin Books

24. Amber Brown series by Paula Danziger

Scholastic
Scholastic
Scholastic

25. The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster

Random House

26. The Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin

Scholastic
Scholastic
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