Search Options



Ages 6-8

Great Reads in Lexile Range 400

Find these books and more online at

Abraham Lincoln, Pro Wrestler by Steve Sheinkin
Abby and her stepbrother, Doc, must persuade Abraham Lincoln to play his part in history after one too many comments about history being boring cause him to go on strike. Lexile 470
Series -
Time twisters
Bad Kitty Joins the Team by Nick Bruel
Kitty is terribly out of shape and when Kitty's owner catches her wheezing, she is told that it is time to exercise, but it will take a lot of convincing and a bit of trickery to get Kitty into the competitive spirit. Lexile 490
If the Shoe Fits by Sarah Mlynowski
On their second adventure through the magic mirror Abby and Jonah find themselves in the Cinderella fairy tale--and that is when things start to go really wrong. Lexile 420
King & Kayla and the Case of Found Fred by Dori Hillestad Butler
Trying to communicate with his human owner (and detective partner) can be frustrating for King the golden retriever as he uncovers clues in a missing dog case. Lexile 420
Mr. Putter & Tabby Smell the Roses by Cynthia Rylant
When Mr. Putter and Tabby take Mrs. Teaberry to the Conservatory for her birthday, Zeke tries his best to stay out of trouble, but one of the trees is irresistible. Lexile 460
Newfoundlands by  Allan Morey
What kind of dog is that? It's a Newfoundland! Learn about this breed's history, abilities, and what it takes to give these big dogs a good home. Lexile 430
Penny and Her Sled by Kevin Henkes
Penny has a new sled, but will it ever snow? Lexile 450
Silverlake Art Show by Poppy Green
With the help of Hattie Frog and Owen Snake, Sophie Mouse puts together the first Silverlake Art Show but when the big night comes, she finds she is not the star of the show. Lexile 470
Surf's Up! by  Luke Flowers
In rhyming text, Moby Shinobi and his dog Toby head to the beach for a day of fun, where Moby tries to put his ninja skill to work helping his friends build a sandcastle which unfortunately cannot withstand the weight of even a small ninja--however when a sailboat springs a leak, it is Moby Shinobi to the rescue. Lexile 460
The Impossible Crime by Mac Barnett
In 1989 someone is threatening to steal the crown jewels, so the Queen of England summons Mac B. to England to protect them--and when they are stolen from a locked dungeon cell, where Mac and Holcroft, one of the warders, are supposed to be guarding them, it is up to Mac to figure out how they were stolen, and whether the thief is the descendant of an Irish soldier-of-fortune who tried to steal them in 1671, or someone else entirely. Lexile 460
Series -
Mac B., Kid Spy
Updated 09/21/2021