20 Favorite Reads for Fall by Beth Panageotou

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MR_Logo_cmyk_300dpi-293x300 School has started. Summer is ending and the magical season of autumn is here! It is the perfect time to choose a new book or classic read.  Curl up in a comfy chair, make a secret fort or snuggle together before bedtime with one or all of these books.  The books listed will enchant you, captivate your imagination, bring back a forgotten memory or become a beloved new go-to on a cold day!

20 Fun Read Alouds for Fall

(listed in alphabetical order by author; ages 6-12)

  1. Peter Pan: J.M. Barrie *
  2. Ivy & Bean and The Ghost That Had To Go: Annie Barrows *
  3. Doll Bones: Holly Black
  4. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  5. Remarkable: Lizzie K Foley
  6. Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library: Chris Grabenstein
  7. Miss Mary is Scary: Dan Gutman *
  8. The Quest of the Missing Map: Carolyn Keene
  9. The Tail of Emily Windsnap: Liz Kessler
  10. The Wig in the Window: Kristen Kittscher
  11. 43 Old Cemetary Road: Dying to Meet You: Kate Klise
  12. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E Frankweiler: E.L. Konigsburg
  13. Katie Kazoo Switcheroo Witch Switch: Nancy Krulik *
  14. The Misadventures of Edgar & Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Start: Gordon McAlpine
  15. Lara the Black Cat Fairy: Daisy Meadows *
  16. Winnie the Pooh: A.A. Milne *
  17. Liesl & Po: Lauren Oliver
  18. Rules for Ghosting: AJ Paquette
  19. Stella Batts: Pardon Me: Courtney Sheinmel
  20. Rump: Liesl Shurtliff

* Recommendations for younger readers ready to cross over to chapter books.



eap bio picABOUT BETH: Beth Panageotou is the co-founder of Page’s Corner, Inc. and creator of Mission Read.

Beth has a BA from Mount Saint Mary’s University and has a background in public policy and education.  After working in Washington, DC, she taught high school social studies and developed her passion to incorporate multiple learning philosophies, learning styles and student-centered activities within the confines of both the traditional and extracurricular classroom setting.  This carried over to her personal life as Beth left teaching to care for her two wonderful daughters (ages 4 & 7).   Beth strongly believes in the need to stress literacy and creativity in the early stages of child development, as is reflected in the mission of Page’s Corner and the creation of the Mission Read campaign.

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