Books for Reading Level N
with links to buy on Amazon

Below are books that are perfect for kids reading on Guided Reading Level N.  All of the book titles below are linked to that book on Amazon (or to our review page of that book, which also includes a link to buy on Amazon).  Please note that if you purchase an item from Amazon, they give us a small referral fee. This helps pay for site hosting costs, thus allowing us to keep everything free for site visitors!

We hope this list will help you get your reader stocked up for hours of reading fun!

Fly Guy Presents: Dinosaurs
(an informational text
with the irrepressible
Fly Guy as guide)
Guided Reading Level N



Fly Guy
Presents: Bats

(an informational text
with the irrepressible
Fly Guy as guide)
Guided Reading Level N



Notebook of
Doom: Rise of the
Balloon Goons

(funny book about a boy
fighting monsters!)
Guided Reading Level N



Notebook of
Doom: Day of the
Night Crawlers

(sequel to Rise of the
Balloon Goons--funny!)
Guided Reading Level N



26 Fairmount
Avenue

(cute autobiography
by Tomie dePaola)
Guided Reading Level N
(series books range N-P)



The Diary of
a Spider

(hilarious diary about
daily life as a worm--
at school, at home...)
Guided Reading Level N



Chicken Squad:
First Misadventure
(crime fighting chicks!
by the author of the
Click, Clack, Moo series)
Guided Reading Level N



Chicken Squad:
Case of the Weird
Blue Chicken
(funny sequel, with more
mystery solving fun)
Guided Reading Level N



Pinkalicious
(cute girl who loves
pink so much that
she actually turns pink!)
Guided Reading Level N



Hey Al
(a man and his dog
realize life is good!
--Caldecott Winner!)
Guided Reading Level N



Scrambled States
of America

(wacky, off-the-wall
intro to the 50 states)
Guided Reading Level N



Stellaluna
(a lost bat is adopted
by a bird family and
tries to be like them)
Guided Reading Level N



Dumb Bunnies
Go To the Zoo
(the bunny family go
to the zoo--by Capt.
Underpants author)
Guided Reading Level N



Hurricane
(a hurricane and fallen
tree lauches a flight
of the imagination
--Caldecott Winner)
Guided Reading Level N



Snowflake
Bentley

(great bio of a man who
loved snowflakes-
Caldecott Winner)
Guided Reading Level N



Horace and Morris
but Mostly Dolores
(three friends change
but remain friends)
Guided Reading Level N



Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters
(this Caldecott winner is
a retelling of Cinderella,
but set in Africa)
Guided Reading Level N



Fancy Nancy's
Favorite Fancy
Words
(an alphabetical guide to enhancing vocabulary)
Guided Reading Level N



Doctor deSoto
(Caldecott winner about
a dentist mouse matching
wits with a sneaky fox!
We LOVE this book!)
Guided Reading Level N



If You Decide to
Go to the Moon
(fabulous book about
what it would be like
to go to the moon)
Guided Reading Level N



Fishing in the Air
(tale about the powerful
bond between a
father and his son)
Guided Reading Level N



The Enormous
Crocodile
(animals scheme to get
the best of a greedy croc)
Guided Reading Level N



Fletcher and the
Falling Leaves
(in fall, a confused fox
worries about the trees)
Guided Reading Level N



The Giving Tree
(the enduring classic
about unconditional
love and sacrifice)
Guided Reading Level N



The Polar Express
(a young boy magical
trip to the North Pole--
a holiday classic!)
Guided Reading Level N



The Hat
(in this companion to
The Mitten, a hedgehog
gets stick in a knit hat)
Guided Reading Level N



Armadillo Rodeo
(a Jan Brett tale set in
Texas, about an arma-
dillo on his own)
Guided Reading Level N



The Jolly Postman
(funny letters from one
fairy tale character to
another--a classic!)
Guided Reading Level N



The Princess
Knight
(a young princess's
adventure as a knight--
great girl power story!)
Guided Reading Level N



Loveable Lyle
(when he learns he has
an enemy, Lyles tries to
be even more lovable!)
Guided Reading Level N



Falling for
Rapunzel
( hilarious fractured fairy
tale about an adorably
confused Rapunzel)
Guided Reading Level N



Fables
(a collection of humorous, silly fables--this was a
Caldecott Medal winner!)
Guided Reading Level N



Walk On!: A
Guide for Babies
of All Ages
(about trying something
new--for kids of all ages)
Guided Reading Level N



Strega Nona
(and other series books
--a retelling of an old
Italian tale, so great
it launched a series)

Guided Reading Level N



Shrek
(the book that inspired
the movie, about the
adventures of an
ordinary but cute ogre)
Guided Reading Level N



George Washing-
ton's Teeth
(a clever approach to
history that humanizes
our first president)
Guided Reading Level N



The Magic
Finger
(from the Charlie and
the Chocolate Factory
author; about a young girl
with an incredible power)
Guided Reading Level N



The Boy Who
Ate Dog Biscuits
(a dog loving boy tries
to convince his parents
to let him get a pet dog)
Guided Reading Level N



The Titanic: Lost
and Found
(a kid friendly retelling of
what happened to the
Titanic; nice illustrations)
Guided Reading Level N



Pompeii--Buried
Alive!
(a compelling retell
of the true story of
Pompeii, an Italian town
destroyed by a volcano)
Guided Reading Level N



Chapter Book Series
written at Reading Level N


Black Lagoon Adventures series: The majority of the Black Lagoon Adventures books are written at Guided Reading Level N, including:

  • Field Day from the Black Lagoon
  • Class Trip from the Black Lagoon
  • Talent Show Black Lagoon
  • Spring Dance from the Black Lagoon
  • School Riddles from the Black Lagoon
  • Friday the 13th from the Black Lagoon
  • Halloween Party from the Black Lagoon
  • Back-to-School Fright from the Black Lagoon
  • Class Election from the Black Lagoon
  • Thanksgiving Day From the Black Lagoon
  • Summer Vacation from the Black Lagoon
  • Secret Santa from the Black Lagoon
  • 100th Day of School from the Black Lagoon
  • April Fools' Day from the Black Lagoon
  • St. Patrick's Day from the Black Lagoon

This isn't the main series, but the spin-off readers series. The books in the main series (ie: The Teacher from the Black Lagoon) are written at different levels ranging from K to O. We'll work on getting those added to the site soon.

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Puppy Place series: Most of the books in this popular series are written at Guided Reading Level N, including: Snowball, Shadow, Flash, Rascal, Princess, Honey,  Bear, Lucky, Jack, Baxter, Muttley, Ziggy, Bella, and Bandit. (Other series books are generally just one level up or down). This is a fun series to get kids hooked on reading with!  The books in this series fr

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A to Z Mysteries series: Nearly all of the books in this popular kids mystery series are written at Guided Reading Level N (and the ones that aren't are just one level off). This is a fun series to get kids hooked on reading with!  We've just included a few sample covers above, but you can find out more (and even buy a complete boxed set) by clicking the Amazon link below.
[Shown above are the new covers for the latest edition. Very different than before...not sure which we like better.]

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Capital Mysteries series: Most of the books in this series are written at Guided Reading Level N, including: Capital Mysteries: Who Cloned the President, Capital Mysteries: Kidnapped at the Capital, Capital Mysteries: Skeleton in the Smithsonian, Capital Mysteries: Spy in the White House, and Capital Mysteries: Who Broke Lincoln's Thumb.  [As far as we can tell, all the books are Level N, but we are still working on verifying that.]

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