Your Young Reader Will Love These Book Series!

Take a look at these seven entertaining book series to keep our mini bookworms engaged all year round!

Recommendations Young Readers
On an elementary school classroom's green chalk board are the book jackets for A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket, Dork Diaries by Rachel Renée Russell, and the I Survived Series by Lauren Tarshis. A green, white, and red banner hangs from the top.

With the undulations of school and summer break, keeping our young readers reading all year round can be difficult. Thankfully, with the help of book series, our mini bookworms can stay engaged with the same story, continuously learning valuable lessons and worldwide perspectives. As we watch them grow, let them grow alongside these fun, informational, and spellbinding book series they are sure to love!

Rainbow Magic by Daisy Meadows

Book jacket for the Rainbow Magic series by Daisy Meadows, books 1-4. Four fairies fly in the sky next to a rainbow and puffy white clouds. One fairy has a red dress with roses braided into her hair. Another fairy has an orange leotard and boots with a flowy skirt with a star. Another fairy has green pants and shirt, embellished with leaves. Another fairy is in a yellow shirt, shorts, and sneakers, with butterflies surrounding her.

A fantastical series of chapter books, the Rainbow Magic series follows different-themed fairies on adventures. Each fairy enlists the help of a friend when they face a conflict or battle in their kingdom. Illustrating themes of friendship and inclusion, these are fun-filled books sprinkled with valuable lessons for your young reader!

I Survived by Lauren Tarshis

Book jacket for volume one of the I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis. A young boy on a wooden life boat watches the Titanic sink in the night. Besides him is an iceberg.

The I Survived series is a thrilling collection of educational chapter books following a child in the midst of a real-life historical conflict, such as the Bombing of Pearl Harbor, the Eruption of Mount St. Helens, the Battle of D-Day, and much more. Told in the eyes of a child, the books help kids relate to the main character and stay engaged while learning about critical points in time, setting them up for a future of life-long learning!

Dork Diaries by Rachel Renée Russell

Book jacket for volume one of the Dork Diaries by Rachel Renée Russell. A glittery, bright pink cover with a doodled title have a pink and yellow sticky note with a cartoon of a girl writing in a diary as two other girls whisper behind her.

Illustrated novels like Dork Diaries are a great way to transition your kid from picture books to novels. Following the relatable life of Nikki Maxwell, readers watch her grow through middle school, battling popular mean girls, BFF drama, and embarrassing first crushes. With 10-plus entertaining and humorous books, young readers are comforted, encouraged, and called on to always stay true to themselves.

Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

Book jacket for volume one of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney. On a red background that resembles a leather diary, a rectangular piece of scrap paper has a cartoon of a young boy slouching with a backpack.

Another lesson-filled novel accompanied by hilarious cartoons, Diary of a Wimpy Kid follows middle schooler Greg Heffley from the point of view of his diary. Greg dishes on all the highs and lows of friendship, family, and growing up in the unyielding middle school ecosystem in this relatable series.

The Baby-Sitters Club Graphix Series by Ann M. Martin, Adapted by Gale Galligan and Raina Telgemeier

Book box of the Baby-Sitters Club Graphix Series by Ann M. Martin, Adapted by Gale Galligan and Raina Telgemeier. The front of the box illustrates five young girls sitting together on a turquoise bed, with on girl on the floor in front holding a box with the letters BSC. The bedroom floor is pink, the walls blue, and the two windows white. On the other side of the box are small depictions of each volume's cover.

The Baby-Sitters Club is a collection of stories nostalgic for parents and engaging for kids. Readers join the many adventures of babysitters Kristy, Mary Anne, Claudia, Stacey, Dawn, and Mallory. As they traverse the triumphs and struggles of babysitting, and there are many, their loyalty to each other and their job is surely one to learn from. In this new edition, illustrator Raina Telgemeier encapsulates the magic of Ann M. Martin’s original series in a beautiful comic style!

The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

An illustrated book box of the Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis. An illustration of a horse with wings flies over a fantasy world with two young children on its back. Each of the spines for the seven books is displayed in the box, each a different, vibrant color.

A classic story for readers of all ages, The Chronicles of Narnia takes place in a fantasy world where the quirky but strong-headed Pevensie siblings fight against good and evil. The series’ gripping tales feature magical creatures and epic battles, accompanied by fantastical illustrations to ignite the imagination in this brilliant edition.

A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket

Book jacket for volume one of the A Series of Unfortunate Events series by Lemony Snicket. Illustrated in an ornate green and brown frame is a picture of an eccentric old man opening the door to three young kids. The oldest is a girl in a purple dress, than a boy in a black suit, and a baby in the girl's arms.

A Series of Unfortunate Events is a spooky action series chronicling the adventures of orphaned siblings Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire. They come face to face with adversity from all angles, uncovering a slew of secrets in their attempts to get by and prevent their eccentric uncle from snatching their family fortune. The tumultuous lives of these characters have also been transformed into a television series, so when your bookworms can’t get enough of the story, they can delve right into its adaptation!

Take a trip to your local library or bookstore with your young reader today, and read one of these fantastic series!

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