Get your kids, especially reluctant readers, hooked on a series! If a child gets invested in a character, they will want to read more about them. This will lead them to checking out the second book and beyond! This tip works like a charm, and has not yet failed, even for our most reluctant readers.
Here are some of our favorite book series that have worked wonders for us (with the lexile level):
-Henry and Mudge – 300s
-Mercy Watson – 400s
-Ivy and Bean – 500s
-I Survived – 600s
-Little House on the Prairie – 500s
-Boxcar Children – 600s
-The Penderwicks – 800s
-Pippi Longstocking – 800s
-Minna and the Canine Club (of course!) – 500
What are some of your favorite children’s book series?