#Road2Reading Challenge: Early Chapter Books to Share

It has been crazy busy with the end of the school year activities, but I managed to squeeze in a few books. These three chapter books with appeal to a variety of readers. 


Peanut Butter and Jelly (A Narwhal & Jelly Book #3) by Ben Clanton (Tundra Books, March 2018)


Narwhal and Jelly are back and this is the third book in the series and probably my favorite one.  The graphic panels provide beginning readers with a graphic novel style book just for them. 

I love how the two of these friends interact. Plus there are lots of waffles and peanut butter in this book along with lots of laughs. Whenever I finish a Narwhal and Jelly book, I feel like I have to count the months until the next one comes out. 


Lulu is Getting a Sister (Who WANTS her? Who NEEDS her?) by Judith Viorst; Illustrated by Kevin Cornell (Atheneum, April 2018)


Lulu is back! It's been a few years since the last Lulu book. And as Lulu has been growing the length of her stories are growing. Though the page length has remained relatively the same, the amount of text has increased. For readers, who join Lulu in the beginning with Lulu and the Brontosaurus, they will grow as readers. 


In the latest book Lulu's parents have a surprise for Lulu. She is getting a baby sister. As expected, Lulu doesn't respond well to the news and is sent off to Camp Sisterhood for an attitude adjustment. 


Amelia Bedelia Digs In by Herman Parish; Illustrated by Lynne Avril (Greenwillow Books, May 1, 2018) - This is book 12 in the Amelia Bedelia chapter book series. What is nice is that you don't need to read these in order. The latest adventure is just in time for summer fun. 

Look for these at your local indie bookstore or community library. 


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