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  The Mouse and the Motorcycle (Paperback) 

The Mouse and the Motorcycle

Beverly Cleary, Louis Darling (Paperback)

Genres: Fiction - Adventure Books, Animal Fantasy; Book Theme: Animals

"The Mouse and the Motorcycle" is another good chapter book from award-winning author Beverly Cleary. Ralph the mouse makes friends with a boy named Keith, the owner of a toy motorcycle, and goes on many adventures. Children in third grade through seventh grade will enjoy the action and adventures in this well-written animal fantasy book.


  Henry Huggins (Paperback) 

Henry Huggins (Henry Huggins Series)

Beverly Cleary, Louis Darling (Paperback)

Genres: Fiction - Humorous Stories, Realistic Fiction; Book Theme: Animals

"Henry Huggins" by Beverly Cleary is a humorous story about a boy and his dog, Ribsy. After third grader Henry Huggins finds a stray dog at a drugstore, hilarious adventures follow, such as winning top prize in a dog show when Henry has mistakenly put pink powder on Ribsy. Henry Huggins is a memorable character that many children can relate to. Kids in third grade through sixth grade will enjoy this funny chapter book in the genre of realistic fiction.