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Subject: Need Suggestions
Date Posted: 11/7/2009 4:32 PM ET
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Hi. My daughter is 6 years old and in 1st grade but her reading level is more of 3rd grade or maybe early 4th. She has read the A to Z mysteries, Bailey School Kids, Dragon Slayer Academy, Pirate School, My Weird Planet, My Weird School (and Daze), Magic School Bus and Treehouse, Junie B Jones, Cam Jansen, Amber Brown, Flat Stanley, and more. She likes them but once done, she doesn't want to re-read them. For Christmas I want to get her books that she will re-read. The only things she currently has that she re-reads are her children's Bible and a Shel Silverstein book of poetry (Falling Up). Can anyone suggest anything on her level (or slightly above) that she may want to re-read? I really need suggestions. Thanks.

Date Posted: 11/7/2009 7:18 PM ET
Member Since: 7/31/2006
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I love the Boxcar Children though the first ones are quite dated (60's I think)

maybe Hank the Cowdog? or one of the pony or horse series? dont' have a kid just trying to think what my friend's niece has liked) not sure what level the American Girls are but, um, I like reading them LOL!

Date Posted: 11/8/2009 8:51 PM ET
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i would second the american girl series.  i read those over and over as a child.  you might also consider beverly cleary (ramona books) or the little house on the prairie series. 

she sounds like quite the reader!

Date Posted: 12/29/2009 12:29 AM ET
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My daughter has enjoyed books by Beverly Cleary.  She also enjoyed the Judy Moody series and the Katie Kazoo series.  My daughter flies through books as well.  Not sure I will ever find a book that she will re-read, but atleast you can find a wide variety here.  She just got a ton of books for Christmas so maybe I will clean off her bookshelf to make room for them and post them here.

Subject: Books to Re-read
Date Posted: 1/2/2010 4:14 AM ET
Member Since: 7/3/2009
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Does she like dogs? My daughter is totally hooked on 2 series right now -- Puppy Place (Ellen Miles) RL. 2-3 and Puppy Patrol (Jenny Dale) RL 4. She has read & reread each of these books more times than I can count!

Date Posted: 1/12/2010 12:50 PM ET
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The Fairy books by Daisy Meadows are mid-third to early-fourth grade reading level. They can be a bit repetitive, in my opinion, but my daughter LOVED them! They have approximately 12 SERIES and each series has 7 books.


Date Posted: 1/14/2010 8:51 AM ET
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Nancy Drew notebooks or Little House on the Prairie series are great,   My daughter liked the Amelia Bedeliah books also.

Date Posted: 3/7/2010 3:44 AM ET
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Baby-Sitters Little Sister series?