Recommended books for:
Early/Fluent readers
Grade Level: 1, 2
Letter Levels: J, K
Number Levels: 18, 20
Lexile range: 190L-650L

Click on any series below to see the individual books in the series.

Level J 
Henry and Mudge series, by Cynthia Rylant
Poppleton series, by Cynthia Rylant
Mr. Putter & Tabby series, by Cynthia Rylant
Annie and Snowball series, by Cynthia Rylant
Young Cam Jensen series, by David A. Adler

Level J – K
Iris & Walter series, by Elissa Haden Guest

Level K
Commander Toad series, by Jane Yolen
Frog and Toad series, by Arnold Lobel
Nate the Great series, by Marjorie Sharmat
Mercy Watson series, by Kate DiCamillo
Madeline series, by Ludwig Bemelmans

Level J 
Henry and Mudge series, by Cynthia Rylant^

Henry and Mudge The First Book
Henry and Mudge in Puddle Trouble
Henry and Mudge in the Green Time
Henry and Mudge Under the Yellow Moon
Henry and Mudge in the Sparkle Days
Henry and Mudge and the Forever Sea
Henry and Mudge Get the Cold Shivers
Henry and Mudge and the Happy Cat
Henry and Mudge and the Bedtime Thumps
Henry and Mudge Take the Big Test
Henry and Mudge and the Long Weekend
Henry and Mudge and the Wild Wind
Henry and Mudge and the Wet Stick
Henry and Mudge and the Careful Cousin
Henry and Mudge and the Best Day of All
Henry and Mudge in the Family Trees
Henry and Mudge and the Sneaky Crackers
Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night
Henry and Mudge and Annie’s Good Move
Henry and Mudge and the Snowman Plan
Henry and Mudge and Annie’s Perfect Pet
Henry and Mudge and the Tall Tree House
Henry and Mudge and Mrs. Hopper’s House
Henry and Mudge and the Wild Goose Chase
Henry and Mudge and the Funny Lunch
Henry and Mudge and a Very Merry Christmas
Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas
Henry and Mudge and the Tumbling Trip
Henry and Mudge and the Big Sleepover

Poppleton series, by Cynthia Rylant^

Poppleton
Poppleton And Friends
Poppleton Forever
Poppleton Everyday
Poppleton In Fall
Poppleton In Spring
Poppleton Has Fun
Poppleton In Winter

Mr. Putter & Tabby series, by Cynthia Rylant^

Mr. Putter and Tabby Pour the Tea
Mr. Putter and Tabby Walk the Dog
Mr. Putter and Tabby Bake the Cake
Mr. Putter and Tabby Pick the Pears
Mr. Putter and Tabby Fly the Plane
Mr. Putter and Tabby Row the Boat
Mr. Putter and Tabby Take the Train
Mr. Putter and Tabby Toot the Horn
Mr. Putter and Tabby Paint the Porch
Mr. Putter and Tabby Feed the Fish
Mr. Putter and Tabby Catch the Cold
Mr. Putter and Tabby Stir the Soup
Mr. Putter and Tabby Write the Book
Mr. Putter and Tabby Make a Wish
Mr. Putter and Tabby Spin the Yarn
Mr. Putter and Tabby See the Stars
Mr. Putter and Tabby Run the Race
Mr. Putter and Tabby Spill the Beans
Mr. Putter and Tabby Clear the Decks
Mr. Putter and Tabby Ring the Bell
Mr. Putter and Tabby Dance the Dance
Mr. Putter and Tabby Drop the Ball
Mr. Putter and Tabby Turn the Page
Mr. Putter and Tabby Smell the Roses
Mr. Putter and Tabby Hit the Slope

Annie and Snowball series, by Cynthia Rylant^

Annie and Snowball and the Dress-up Birthday
Annie and Snowball and the Prettiest House
Annie and Snowball and the Teacup Club
Annie and Snowball and the Pink Surprise
Annie and Snowball and the Cozy Nest
Annie and Snowball and the Shining Star
Annie and Snowball and the Magical House
Annie and Snowball and the Wintry Freeze
Annie and Snowball and Book Bugs Club
Annie and Snowball and the Thankful Friends
Annie and Snowball and the Surprise Day
Annie and Snowball and the Grandmother Night
Annie and Snowball and the Wedding Day

Young Cam Jensen series, by David A. Adler^

Young Cam Jansen and the Dinosaur Game
Young Cam Jansen and the Missing Cookie
Young Cam Jansen and the Lost Tooth
Young Cam Jansen and the Ice Skate Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Baseball Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Pizza Shop Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Library Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Double Beach Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Zoo Note Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the New Girl Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Substitute Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Spotted Cat Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Lions’ Lunch Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Molly Shoe Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the 100th Day of School Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Speedy Car Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Circus Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Magic Bird Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Goldfish Mystery
Young Cam Jansen and the Knock, Knock Mystery

Level J – K
Iris & Walter series, by Elissa Haden Guest^

Iris and Walter
Iris and Walter, True Friends
Iris and Walter and Baby Rose
Iris and Walter: The Sleepover
Iris and Walter: The School Play
Iris and Walter and Cousin Howie
Iris and Walter and the Substitute Teacher
Iris and Walter, Lost and Found
Iris and Walter and the Field Trip
Iris and Walter and the Birthday Party

Level K 
Commander Toad series, by Jane Yolen^

Commander Toad in Space
Commander Toad and the Planet of the Grapes
Commander Toad and the Big Black Hole
Commander Toad and the Dis-asteroid
Commander Toad and the Intergalactic Spy
Commander Toad and the Space Pirates
Commander Toad and the Voyage Home

Frog and Toad series, by Arnold Lobel^

Frog and Toad are Friends
Frog and Toad Together
Frog and Toad All Year
Days With Frog and Toad

Nate the Great series, by Marjorie Sharmat^

Nate the Great
Nate the Great goes Undercover
Nate the Great and the Lost List
Nate the Great and the Phony Clue
Nate the Great and the Sticky Case
Nate the Great and the Missing Key
Nate the Great and the Snowy Trail
Nate the Great and the Fishy Prize
Nate the Great Stalks Stupidweed
Nate the Great and the Boring Beach Bag
Nate the Great Goes Down in the Dumps
Nate the Great and the Halloween Hunt
Nate the Great and the Musical Note, written with son Craig Sharmat
Nate the Great and the Stolen Base
Nate the Great and the Pillowcase, with sister Rosalind Weinman
Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine
Nate the Great and the Tardy Tortoise, with Craig Sharmat
Nate the Great and the Crunchy Christmas, with Craig Sharmat
Nate the Great Saves the King of Sweden
Nate the Great and Me: The Case of the Fleeing Fang
Nate the Great and the Monster Mess
Nate the Great, San Francisco Detective, with husband Mitchell Sharmat
Nate the Great and the Big Sniff, with Mitchell Sharmat
Nate the Great on the Owl Express, with Mitchell Sharmat
Nate the Great Talks Turkey, with Mitchell Sharmat
Nate the Great and the Hungry Book Club, with Mitchell Sharmat
Nate the Great, Where Are You?, with Mitchell Sharmat

Mercy Watson series, by Kate DiCamillo^

Mercy Watson to the Rescue
Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride
Mercy Watson Fights Crime
Mercy Watson, Princess in Disguise
Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig
Mercy Watson: Something Wonky This Way Comes

Madeline series, by Ludwig Bemelmans^

Madeline
Madeline’s Rescue
Madeline and the Bad Hat
Madeline and the Gypsies
Madeline in London
Madeline’s Christmas
Madeline in America and Other Holiday Tales