Excellent Chapter Books for Boys

A Listmania! list by Elysa Mac "Book-aholic Homeschool Mom" (America's Deep South)
 
Redwall
1.  Redwall by Brian Jacques
The list author says:
  "The REDWALL books were the first chapter books that my oldest son read all on his own at age 7.5."
$7.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (897 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
2.  The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "This classic set of books is full of true heroism and eternal lessons with plenty of fun action to keep the boys enthralled."
$31.22   Used & New from: $2.73
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,780 customer reviews) | 24 customer discussions

Farmer Boy (Little House)
3.  Farmer Boy (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The list author says:
  "This book gives a glimpse into the real-life of an 1800's farm boy, Almanzo Wilder, who would grow up to marry Laura Ingalls Wilder."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (162 customer reviews)

Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot Collection (Books 1-4)
4.  Ricky Ricotta's Mighty Robot Collection (Books 1-4) by Dav Pilkey
The list author says:
  "Silly, wierd "boy humor" but not as rude and gross as other offerings out there."
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Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers
5.  Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers by Ralph Moody
The list author says:
  "This book, and the ones that follow, have been described as " the LITTLE HOUSE books for boys"."
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (191 customer reviews)

My Life as a Smashed Burrito With Extra Hot Sauce (The Incredible Worlds of Wally McDoogle #1)
6.  My Life as a Smashed Burrito With Extra Hot Sauce (The Incredible Worlds of Wally McDoogle #1) by Bill Myers
The list author says:
  "The WALLY MCDOOGLE books are goofy, fun stories that appeal to the warped side of humor while staying clean and encouraging good character traits."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

Mystery Lights of Navajo Mesa (The Last Chance Detectives, Book 1)
7.  Mystery Lights of Navajo Mesa (The Last Chance Detectives, Book 1) by Jake Thoene
The list author says:
  "Adventure and mystery combine in these easy to read chapter books."
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The Mad Scientists' Club (Mad Scientist Club)
8.  The Mad Scientists' Club (Mad Scientist Club) by Bertrand R. Brinley
The list author says:
  "These incredible books have recently been reprinted.  My 8 year old son read all of them and said he likes them because "they're funny"."
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The Hobbit (or There and Back Again)
9.  The Hobbit (or There and Back Again) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "If this book is above your sons reading level, it makes a great read-aloud!"
$26.52   Used & New from: $10.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7,401 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition)
10.  The Lord of the Rings (50th Anniversary Edition) by Brian Sibley
The list author says:
  "Dittos to above."
$52.20   Used & New from: $26.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,955 customer reviews) | 27 customer discussions

Larryboy and the Emperor of Envy
11.  Larryboy and the Emperor of Envy by Sean Gaffney
The list author says:
  "This silly superhero's books are "funny and also teach a lesson from the Bible" according to my 8 year old.  My 7 year old thinks LarryBoy is "GREAT"!"
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

The Door in the Dragon's Throat/Escape from the Island of Aquarius/The Tombs of Anak/Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea (The Cooper Kids Adventure Series 1-4)
12.  The Door in the Dragon's Throat/Escape from the Island of Aquarius/The Tombs of Anak/Trapped at the Bottom of the Sea (The Cooper Kids Adventure Series 1-4) by Frank Peretti
The list author says:
  "This series is full of adventures similar to the type that INDIANA JONES experienced in the popular Harrison Ford flicks."
$21.22   Used & New from: $11.77
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (47 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Mission 1: Oxygen Level Zero (Mars Diaries)
13.  Mission 1: Oxygen Level Zero (Mars Diaries) by Sigmund Brouwer
The list author says:
  "Very enjoyable and suspeseful sci-fi series."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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A Wolf Story
14.  A Wolf Story by James Byron Huggins
The list author says:
  "An adventurous allegory of the eternal struggle between good and evil.  Wonderfully well written!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread
15.  The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo
The list author says:
  "A little mouse accomplishes great big things in this very fun and satisfying read.."
$14.66   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (807 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

101 Dalmatians (Puffin story books)
16.  101 Dalmatians (Puffin story books) by Dodie Smith
The list author says:
  "Even if your son has outgrown the disney cartoon, he'll still enjoy this excellent chapter book that the movie was based on."
$6.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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