Books for 7 – 9 years
Judy Moody Series
Written by Megan McDonald and and Illustrated by Peter Reynolds (Penguin)
Judy Moody is a bestselling series about a funny and feisty young girl in Grade 3 and all the adventures and escapades she gets into. Judy is precocious, moody and full of individuality and attitude. Peter Reynold’s illustrations and the easy writing style make this the perfect first chapter book series for 6-9 year olds. There are 13 books in the series – the most well known is Judy Moody and the Not So Bummer Summer which was made into a feature film. Read our guest review about Judy Moody and the Bucket List here.
So it is with children who learn to read fluently and well: They begin to take flight into whole new worlds as effortlessly as young birds take to the sky.