A Summer Reading Book List for Reluctant Readers aka Kids Who Don't Like to Read in Second (2nd) and Third (3rd) Grade. These books are great for boys, and girls, and make great read alouds for parents, teachers, grandparents, etc. Humorous/funny books. Mystery, realistic fiction, picture books, graphic novels, illustrated novels, etc. Alohamora Open a Book http://www.alohamoraopenabook.blogspot.com/
The BFG Foldable Novel Study Unit
The BFG novel study unit with reading comprehension activities, vocabulary ideas, and an easy no prep format that students love. The BFG is a great novel for students by Roald Dahl, a beloved children's author. This is a great text for your upper elementary students to use in book clubs or literature circles.
One more chapter, please: great books to read aloud to your kids