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Good Books for 7 Year Olds  

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This list has some awesome books for 7 year olds, ranked from best to worst by user votes. The best books for 7 year olds include easy chapter books and plenty of Dr. Seuss. Some good books for seven year olds tell an exciting story while other great books for 7 year olds are educational. Many of the best books to read to 7 year olds have captivating illustrations, while others begin to follow a chapter book format, as young readers expand their skills.

What sort of stories appear on this best books for 7 year olds list? Age seven seems to be when a lot of young readers get into multi-book series. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe – book one in The Chronicles of Narnia series – is a classic tale full of fantasy and imagination. The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series are also great books to read to a seven year old.

Adventure, creativity, and candy are at the core of the great kids' book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl. Other good stories that are featured on this top books for seven year olds list include The Secret Garden, Frog and Toad are Friends, and Little House on the Prairie.

How will we ever determine which book deserves the top spot on this list? Help us decide by giving your favorite stories for 7 year olds a thumbs up and be sure to add any other books 7 year olds love if they aren't already listed.
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Charlie and the Chocolate Fact... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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Charlotte's Web is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
E. B. White
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Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Laura Ingalls Wilder
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The Lorax is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Dr. Seuss
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Oh, the Places You'll Go! is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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Frog and Toad are Friends is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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The Lion, the Witch, and the W... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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The Boxcar Children is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Gertrude Chandler Warner
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Jeff Kinney
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Island of the Blue Dolphins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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The Butter Battle Book is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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Beezus and Ramona is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Beverly Cleary
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The Secret Garden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Frances Hodgson Burnett
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Bad Kitty Gets a Bath is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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The Berenstain Bears and the M... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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600 Easy Sudoku Puzzles With A... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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The Phantom Tollbooth is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Norton Juster
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The Mouse and the Motorcycle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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The Witches is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Roald Dahl
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My Father's Dragon is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Ruth Stiles Gannett
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Horrid Henry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
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Catwings is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Ursula K. Le Guin
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Henry Huggins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Beverly Cleary
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Mister Magnolia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Quentin Blake
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Little Bear is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Good Books for 7 Year Olds
Stewart Cowley, Gaby Goldsack, Susi Adams