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Juvenile Fiction - Hi Interest Low Reading Level Books

You can find these titles in the Curriculum Library Juvenile Fiction or Juvenile Nonfiction Collections.

 

TITLE    AUTHOR CALL # INTEREST LEVEL LEXILE
The Boxcar Children   Chandler, Gertrude F CHA Grade 3-5    490
Zlata's Diary: a child's life in Sarajevo Filipovic, Zlata 949.7024 F48Z  Grade 3-5  640

Alvin Ho: Allergic to camping,

hiking, and other natural disasters

Look, Lenore F LOO Grade 3-5 570

Ancient Greece and the Olympics

Osborne, Mary Pope 796.48 O81 A54 Grade 3-5 590

Clara Barton

Stevenson, Augusta 361.76 S84C Grade 3-7 590

Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

Coerr, Eleanor 940.524 C651 SA151 Grade 3-8 630

Against the Odds

Hof, Marjolijn F HOF  Grade 4-6    HL 350

Gossamer

Lowry, Lois F LOW Grade 5-8 660

Yellow Star

Roy, Jennifer F ROY Grade 5-9 710

City of Orphans

Avi F AVI Grade 5-9 HL 570

Three Times Lucky

Turnage, Sheila F TUR    Grade 5 & Up  560

The Red Pencil   

Pinkney, Andrea F PIN Grade 5 & Up    HL 620

Camo Girl 

Magoon, Kekla F MAG Grade 6-8 600
I Wanna be Your Shoebox Garcia, Cristina F GAR Grade 6-8 HL770
King of the Screwups   Going, KL    F GOI Grade 6-8 HL 690
The war within these walls Sax, Aline F SAX Grade 8 and up HL 510
 

Hi Interest Low Reading Level Books

You can find all of these titles in the Curriculum Library Young Adult Fiction Collection.

Title Author Call #  

Interest Level  

   Lexile

Piggy 

Geus, Mireille F GEU Grade 5-8 HL 390

Every soul a star : a novel 

Mass, Wendy F MAS Grade 5-9 HL 740

Fever, 1793   

Anderson, Laurie Halse F AND  Grade 6-8   580

All The Truth That's in Me

Berry, Julie F BER  Grade 6-8 HL 640

Revenge of a Not So Pretty Girl               

Blythe, Carolita F BLY Grade 6-8 HL 800

How to love

Cotugno, Katie F COT Grade 6-8 HL 790

Impossible : a novel 

Werlin, Nancy. F WER Grade 6-8 HL 670

Prized 

O'Brien, Caragh M. F O'BR Grade 6-8   HL 680

The Dream Thieves   

Stiefvater, Maggie F STI Grade 6-8 HL 690

Every Day

Leviathan, David F LEV Grade 6-8 HL 650

Bloodlines

Mead, Richelle F MEA Grade 6-8 HL 710

The Selection   

Cass, Kiera F CAS Grade 6-8 HL 680

The Elite

Cass, Kiera F CAS Grade 6-8 HL 680

 Phoenix Rising   

 Hesse, Karen    F HES Grade 6-9 610

The Grimm legacy 

Shulman, Polly. F SHU Grade 6-9 HL 600

Fakie

Varrato, Tony F VAR Grade 6-10 HL 700

The maze runner 

Dashner, James F DAS Grade 6 - 10 HL 770

Along for the ride 

Dessen, Sarah. F DES Grade 6-12 HL 750

Shadow kiss

Mead, Richelle. F MEA Grade 6-12 HL 660

Matched

Condie, Allyson F CON Grade 6 and Up HL 680

Alphas : a novel 

Harrison, Lisi. F HAR Grade 7 and up HL 730

The Impossible Knife of Memory

Anderson, Laurie Halse F AND Grade 7-9  HL 720

Frozen

De La Cruz, Melissa F De L Grade 7-9     HL 770

 The Midnight Dress  

Foxlee, Karen F FOX  Grade 7-9   HL 710

A million suns

Revis, Beth F REV Grade 7-9 HL 760

The Fith Wave

Yancey, rick F YAN Grade 7-9 HL 690

Queen of secrets 

Meyerhoff, Jenny. F MEY Grade 7 - 10 HL 610

The rock and the river

Magoon, Kekla. F MAG Grade 7 and Up HL 550

Wolves, boys, & other things that might kill me

Chandler, Kristen. F CHA Grade 7 and Up HL 610

Payback time

Deuker, Carl. F DEU Grade 7 and Up HL 750

The chosen one

Williams, Carol Lynch. F WIL Grade 7 and Up HL 480

Birthmarked 

O'Brien, Caragh M. F O'BR Grade 7 and up HL 800

Unwind 

Shusterman, Neal. F SHU Grade 7 and up HL 740

See you at Harry's 

Knowles, Johanna, 1970- F KNO Grade 7 and up HL 600

Beautiful Darkness

Garcia, Kami F GAR Grade 7 and up HL 660

Beautiful Chaos

Garcia, Kami F GAR Grade 7 and up HL 630

Throne of Glass   

Maas, Sarah F MAA Grade 7 and up    HL 790

Always a Catch   

Richmond, Peter F RIC Grade 7 and up HL 680

Freefall 

Levine, Anna. F LEV Grade 8-10 HL 740

Something to blog about 

Norris, Shana. F NOR Grade 8-10 HL 680

Food, girls, and other things I can't have

Zadoff, Allen. F ZAD Grade 8-10 HL 520

Whiteout 

Sorrells, Walter. F SOR Grade 8-10 HL 530

When We Wake

Healey, Karen F HEA Grade 8-12 HL 770

Truth 

Kyi, Tanya Lloyd F KYI Grade 8-12 HL 630

Jumped

Williams-Garcia, Rita. F WIL Grade 8-12 HL 600

If you find me

Murdoch, Emily F MUR Grade 8-12 HL 750

Marcelo in the real world 

Stork, Francisco X. F STO Grade 8 and Up HL 700

Going bovine 

Bray, Libba. F BRA Grade 8 and Up HL 680

Getting the girl 

Juby, Susan F JUB Grade 8 and Up 620

Yaqui Delgado wants to kick your ass

Medina, Meg F MED  Grade 8 and Up HL 670

The cardturner 

Sachar, Louis F SAC Grade 8 and Up HL 720

The exiled queen .

Chima, Cinda Williams. F CHI Grade 8 and Up HL 740

Hate list 

Brown, Jennifer F BRO Grade 8 and Up HL 760

The Lord of Opium   

 Farmer, Nancy    F FAR  Grade 9-12  HL 700

Destroy all cars

Nelson, Blake F NEL Grade 9-12 HL 610

Flash burnout 

Madigan, L. K. F MAD Grade 9-12 HL 570

Beauty queens 

Bray, Libba. F BRA Grade 9-12 HL 690

Beautiful creatures 

Garcia, Kami. F GAR Grade 9-12 HL 670

Blood red road 

Young, Moira. F YOU Grade 9-12 HL 460

Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

Saenz, Benjamin Alire F SAE Grade 9-12 HL 380
Annexed Dogar, Sharon. F DOG Grade 9 and Up HL 470

How to say goodbye in Robot 

Standiford, Natalie. F STA Grade 9 and Up HL 560

The angel of death : a forensic mystery

    Ferguson, Alane. F FER Grade 9 and Up
 HL 770

Dooley takes the fall 

McClintock, Norah. F McC Grade 9 and Up  HL 730

Guardian of the dead 

Healey, Karen. F HEA Grade 9 and Up
HL 790
Illyria Hand, Elizabeth. F HAN Grade 9 and Up HL 790
Fire will fall Plum-Ucci, Carol F PLU Grade 9 and Up HL 810
The demon's lexicon  Brennan, Sarah Rees. F BRE Grade 9 and Up HL 830
Brutal  Harmon, Michael       F HAR Grade 9 and up HL 620
Torment  Kate, Lauren    F KAT Grade 9 and up HL 780
Monument 14  Laybourne, Emmy F LAY Grade 9 and up HL 590
Crescendo    Fitzpatrick, Becca F FIT Grade 9 and up HL 720
hush, hush Fitzpatrick, Becca F FIT Grade 9 and up HL 640
Silence Fitzpatrick, Becca F FIT Grade 9 and up HL 700
Under the Never Sky Rossi, Veronica F ROS Grade 9 and up HL 590
The drowned cities Bacigalupi, Paolo F BAC Grade 9 and up HL 690
City of Heavenly Fire Clare, Cassandra F CLA Grade 9 and up HL 770
Gabi, a Girl in Pieces    Quintero, Isabel F QUI    Grade 9 and up HL 820
Blue Lily, Lily Blue Stiefvater, Maggie F STI Grade 9 and up HL 690
I'll give you the Sun Nelson, Jandy F NEL Grade 9 and up Hl 740
Afterworlds Westerfeld, Scott F WES Grade 9 and up HL 690
Complicit    Kuehn, Stephanie F KUE Grade 9 and up HL660
The Unfinished Life of Addison Stone Griffin, Adele F GRI Grade 9 and up HL 760
And We Stay       Hubbard, Jenny F HUB Grade 9 and up HL 810
The Tyrant's Daughter    Carleson, J. C. F CAR Grade 9 and up HL 720
How it went down Magoon, Kekla F MAG Grade 9 and up HL 560
The Heart of Betrayal    Pearson, Mary F PEA Grade 9 and up HL 780
Cruel Beauty Hodge, Rosamund F HOD Grade 9 and up HL 820

Period.8   

Crutcher, Chris    F CRU Grade 10-12  HL 660

 

Young Adult Fiction Hi Interest Low Reading Level

Title    Author Call Number Interest Level Lexile Level
Eleanor & Park Rowell, Rainbow F ROW

Grade 10-12

HL 580
Out of the Easy Sepetys, Ruta F SEP Grade 10-12 HL 590
Clockwork Prince Clare, Cassandra F CLA Grade 10-12 HL 790
Clockwork Angel Clare, Cassandra F CLA Grade 10-12 HL 780
Across the Universe Revis, Beth F REV Grade 10 and up HL 720
Dark Shimmer Napoli, Donna    F NAP Grade 10 and up HL 460
Froi of the exiles  Marchetta, Melina F MAR    Grade 10 and up HL 770
Jasper Jones    Silvey, Craig F SIL Grade 10 and up HL 590
City of cannibals  Thompson, Ricki. F THO Grade 10 and Up HL 660
Split  Avasthi, Swati. F AVA Grade 11 and Up HL 610
 

Grade Level to Lexile Comparison

Grade                     

2012 CCSS

Text Measures               

1 190L to 530L
2 420L to 650L
3 520L to 820L
4 740L to 940L
5 830L to 1010L
6 925L to 1070L
7 970L to 1120L
8 1010L to 1185L
9 1050L to 1260L
10 1080L to 1335L
11 and 12 1185L to 1385L
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