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20 Must-Read Chapter Books for Young Girls

20 MUST READ Chapter Books for Young Girls {The Unlikely Homeschool}

She's a voracious reader, my girl. Ever since she turned the first page all by herself, she just can't seem to get enough of words...beautifully woven words.

The stories and plots have crafted her.
Shaped her.
Molded her.

Each wonderfully painted character has left an indelible mark on who she is and who she will become. 

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She's read a lot of books and has grown much over these past few years.
Many of her first loves are packed away. Boxed up, but not forgotten.

Maybe someday, she'll be able to share them with her own little girl, just as I was able to share them with her.

But, in the meantime, I know she'd love for other young girls to use them in creating their own literary adventures.

Here are 20 of her much loved treasures of yesterdays. No Twaddle. Just Excellence.

20 Books for 2nd-4th grade girls 

A Bear Called Paddington
A Grain of Rice
All-of-a-Kind Family
Betsy-Tacy Treasury
Charlotte's Web
In Grandma's Attic
Little House on the Prairie Collection
Molly's Pilgrim
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle
Next Spring and Oriole
Phoebe the Spy
Sarah, Plain and Tall Collection
Sarah Witcher's Story
The Cabin Faced West
The Courage of Sarah Noble
The Hundred Dresses
The Last Little Cat
The Velveteen Rabbit

Be sure to also check out my 20 Must-Read Chapter Books for Young Boys.

For more great book suggestions, be sure to head to iHomeschool Network and check out the Massive Guide to Homeschool Reading Lists!


  1. Hooray! We've always already read everything on favorite book lists, but you have two on your list we haven't discovered yet. (My first 6 kids are girls!) I'm off to the library website to put them on hold. :) Thank you!

    1. You are most welcome. I hope you enjoy the two. Happy reading!