Caleb's Story (also see “Sarah Plain and Tall” . Interest level: gr. 3-5 . Grade level equivalent: 3.1 *Note: Caleb doesn’t know what to write about… perhaps a good book for students who struggle with coming up with ideas?
Princess Posey series is a lesson in “don’t judge a book by it’s cover or title”. I really dislike the marketing trend of girly-girl pink sparkly book covers. Nevertheless, I found this series to be engaging and perfect for early chapter book readers. It addresses complex emotional issues in an approachable way — and those are things boys like to read about, too.
Timeblazers Jen and Sam travel back in time to meet some key women who played important roles in history. First, they meet Cleopatra. Next they travel to England to meet Elizabeth I. Then they meet Mary Shelley. http://www.dcmp.org/media/6427-timeblazers-amazing-women