Books for Reading Level S
with links to buy on Amazon

Below are books that are perfect for kids reading on DRA Level S. (It's the same level--just some schools use the one book leveling system and others use the other.) We hope this list will help you get your Level S reader stocked up for hours of reading fun!

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!)


The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins
Guided Rdg Level S



So You Want
to Be President

Guided Rdg Level S



The One and
Only Ivan
Guided Rdg Level S



Turtle in
Paradise

Guided Rdg Level S



Don't You Know There's a War On?
Guided Rdg Level S



Letters from Rifka
Guided Rdg Level S



The Song of the
Water Boatman

Guided Rdg Level S



Ida B:...and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
Guided Rdg Level S



The Twits
Guided Rdg Level S



The Secret of
Platform 13

Guided Rdg Level S



Lily's Crossing
Guided Rdg Level S



The Good Dog
Guided Rdg Level S



The Great Gilly Hopkins
Guided Rdg Level S



The Cricket in
Times Square

Guided Rdg Level S



From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankenwiler
Guided Rdg Level S



Matilda
Guided Rdg Level S



Breaking
Stalin's Nose

Guided Rdg Level S



Brave Irene
Guided Rdg Level S



The Houdini Box
Guided Rdg Level S



When Jessie Came Across the Sea
Guided Rdg Level S



Esio Trot
Guided Rdg Level S



The Young Man
and the Sea

Guided Rdg Level S



Sahara Special
Guided Rdg Level S



A Dog's Life
Guided Rdg Level S



Chapter Book Series
written at Reading Level S


Big Nate series: Most of the (many!) books in this series are written at Guided Reading Level S, including the following:

  • Big Nate in a Class by Himself
  • Big Nate Flips Out
  • Big Nate Goes for Broke
  • Big Nate Makes the Grade
  • Big Nate Think Alike
  • Big Nate Say Goodbye to Dork City
  • Big Nate The Crowd Goes Wild
  • Big Nate and Friends
  • Big Nate in a Class by Himself
  • Big Nate Welcome to My World

Click here to see Big Nate books on Amazon





Percy Jackson and the Olympians series: Three of the books in this series are written at Guided Reading Level S, including: The Sea of Monsters, The Battle of the Labyrinth, and The Last Olympians. [There are two additional books --The Lightning Thief (#1) and The Titan's Curse (#3) -- and they are both level W.]

Click here to see Percy Jackson books on Amazon





The Tales of Dimwood Forest series: Most of the books in this series are written at Guided Reading Level S, including: Poppy, Poppy and Rye, Ereth's Birthday and Poppy's Return. (Other books are Ragweed and Poppy and Ereth.)

Click here to see Tales of Dimwood Forest books on Amazon



Also be sure to check out our

Level S Sale Books

We sell individual books and sets of books written at level S. Our books are used, but they are also in great condition--ranging from like new to good.

Click the link to see the sets that are currently available.