Read our top 11 early chapter book series for girls. Perfect for moving into new reading levels and growing reading confidence and enjoyment. We love these books for their strong female characters who are happily and unapologetically, themselves.
Rafe Khatchadorian is the unlikely hero of the Middle School series about an 11 year old boy who takes on rules, bullies and boredom and wins. Well, he might not always win, but he has a lot of fun in the process! Perfect for reluctant readers and anyone who enjoys adventure, humour and The Diary of A Wimpy Kid.
Sulwe is a children’s book of rare power and beauty. Dealing with colourism, self-esteem and learning that true beauty comes from within, this is actress Lupita Nyong’o’s ode to loving yourself. All the hype is worth it.
A collection of diverse tales from creative writers, poets, artists and thinkers living with prejudice, judgement, bullying and racism that help young readers find courage and self-belief in these times.
Check out our selection of 7 Awesome Adventure Books guaranteed to get your middle school children reading. Let the adventures begin!
Soul Surfer is the bestselling inspirational autobiography of a talented young surfer girl who lost her arm in a near-fatal shark attack—and triumphantly returned to competitive surfing.
A compelling, beautiful and heart breaking young adult story about a girl who learns to live from a boy who wants to die.
A popular easy-reading series for fans of the Minecraft books – kids love to follow 12-year old Zombie’s diary about his friends and the crazy zombie adventures they have.
Young readers will love the easy-to-read tales of Max Crumbly and his daily ups and downs in middle school by best-selling author of The Dork Diaries, Rachel Renée Russell.
The Children of Blood and Bone is a highly celebrated West African inspired fantasy for young adults that mixes dark magic with adventure and deadly danger.
In the latest Treehouse book Andy and Terry go on an adventurous journey to get their book submitted to their publisher, climbing to the top of Mount Everest, eating worms and making friends with a 100 honey-eating bears on the way.
The Judy Moody series follows the adventures of a feisty and funny girl who creates her own bucket list of things to do before she goes to Grade 4.