Are you ready for a ton of books for your new reader? Then you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got an amazing selection of book lists for 7-year-olds to enjoy. Scroll down to find your next favorite read!
If you don’t know where to start on your chapter book journey, this is the list for you.
It includes 40+ mini-book reviews separated by sub-genre from animal books to historical fiction to non-fiction, fantasy, and more. With easy navigation tools and great book recommendations, this is the list you’ll come back to again and again.
Reading Readiness Book Lists for 7-Year-Olds
Depending on your child’s reading level, these reading readiness book lists might be helpful. The beginning readers are for children just learning to decode while the early readers are some basic, easy chapter books for your new independent reader.
Get suggestions for decodable books, stories that teach sight words, and phonics books to help your new reader learn the basics of reading.
There is also a section on tips to help encourage your child. These kiddos have a lot of new information to process, so try to keep reading fun!
Get tips on how to create a library filled with the perfect early reader books for your new reader!
We break the book suggestions into levels so that you can upgrade your child’s book selection as they learn to decode words more easily and become more confident with reading overall.
For more early chapter books, scroll down to see our full collection of book lists for 7-year-olds!
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More Book Lists for 7-Year-Olds
The book lists below are carefully curated with our favorite beginning and early reader books. You’ll find posts featuring books about camp, spies, mysteries, candy, WW2, Holiday books, and more.
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