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Kindergarten

Sam & Dave dig a hole by Mac Barnett ; illustrated by Jon Klassen

Red Knit Cap Girl to the rescue by Naoko Stoop

Sebastian and the balloon by Philip C. Stead

All aboard the dinotrain by Deb Lund ; illustrated by Howard Fine

Adventure Annie goes to kindergarten by Toni Buzzeo ; illustrated by Amy Wummer

Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for Kindergarteners.

First Grade

Emma in Paris by written and illustrated by Claire Frossard ; photographs by Christophe Urbain

King Arthur's very great grandson by Kenneth Kraegel

Jonathan and the big blue boat by Philip C. Stead

Edward and the pirates by David McPhail

Rooster is off to see the world by Eric Carle

Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for First Graders.

Second Grade

Train by Elisha Cooper

The snail and the whale by Julia Donaldson ; illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Flat Stanley: his original adventure! by Jeff Brown ; pictures by Macky Pamintuan

Sea surprise: an early chapter book by Leo Landry

Earthquake shock by Marlane Kennedy ; illustrated by Erwin Madrid

Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for Second Graders.

Third Grade

Tigers at twilight by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Sal Murdocca

Captain Cal and the giant straw by Jan Dallimore ; illustrated by Richard Morden

The underneath by Kathi Appelt ; illustrated by David Small

The stinky cheese vacation by Geronimo Stilton ; illustrations by Giuseppe Facciotto (design) and Davide Corsi (color) ; translated by Julia Heim

Attack on the high seas! by Brian James ; illustrated by Jennifer Zivoin

Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for Third Graders.

Fourth Grade

The miraculous journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo ; illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

Adventure according to Humphrey by Betty G. Birney

The adventures of a South Pole pig by Chris Kurtz ; illustrations by Jennifer Black Reinhardt

Alabama moon by Watt Key

Getting air by Dan Gutman

Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for Fourth Graders.

Fifth Grade

Abel's island by William Steig

The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick

The mysterious Benedict Society by written by Trent Lee Stewart ; illustrations by Carson Ellis

Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson ; illustrations by Greg Call

The call of the wild by retold from the Jack London original by Oliver Ho ; illustrated by Lucy Corvino

Need more suggestions? See this list of Adventure Fiction for Fifth Graders.

Sixth Grade

Nation by Terry Pratchett

Peak by Roland Smith

SilverFin: a James Bond adventure by Charlie Higson

Chomp by Carl Hiaasen

Brian's hunt by Gary Paulsen

Need more suggestions?  See this list of Adventure Fiction for Sixth Graders.