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Top Ten Tuesday (Better Late Than Never Edition): Top 10 Intermediate Series for Kids

I’m a day late, but I wanted to get this Top Ten Tuesday out. Top Ten Tuesday is a Meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week, I’m spotlighting intermediate (grades 2-4) series for kids that go beyond the ones everyone knows. (Goosebumps, My Weird School, and Magic Tree House fans, don’t take offense!)


alvin_hoAlvin Ho series, by Lenore Look – Alvin Ho is afraid of everything – but when he’s home, he’s a superhero.





luluLulu series, by Hilary McKay – Lulu loves animals – every story features a new animal adventure.





mermaid talesMermaid Tales series, by Debbie Dadey – Join this group of mermaid friends on new adventures!





goddess girlsGoddess Girls series, by Joan Holub – Join the Goddess Girls at Mount Olympus Academy.





heroes_in_trainingHeroes in Training series, by Joan Holub – Joan Holub’s got a companion series to Goddess Girls, focusing on a group of 10 year-old Olympians.




zapato powerZapato Power series, by Jacqueline Jules – A pair of shoes changes Freddie Ramos’ life by giving him Zapato Power!




captain-awesomeCaptain Awesome series, by Stan Kirby – Second grader Eugene McGillicuddy lives a secret life as superhero Captain Awesome!




Just GraceJust Grace series by Charise Mercile Harper – Third grader Grace has a “teeny tiny superpower” – she can tell when people are unhappy.




ellray jakesEllRay Jakes series by Sally Warner – Third grader EllRay Jakes navigates real life – all the good and the bad – with funny and honest results.




sugarplum ballerinasSugar Plum Ballerinas series by Whoopi Goldberg – The girls of The Nutcracker School of Ballet overcome stage fright and other hardships as a group.



I'm a mom, a children's librarian, bibliophile, and obsessive knitter. I'm a pop culture junkie and a proud nerd, and favorite reads usually fall into Sci-Fi/Fantasy. I review comics and graphic novels at WhatchaReading ( I'm also the co-founder of On Wednesdays We Wear Capes (, where I discuss pop culture and geek fandom from a female point of view.

4 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday (Better Late Than Never Edition): Top 10 Intermediate Series for Kids

  1. I adore the Goddess Girls series and the author’s are super sweet. Have to look at some of the rest sometime. Nice list, glad to see ya joined in:)

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