What should my child read after Harry Potter?

…and you loved the Harry Potter world and the magic, and now are looking for fantastical worlds that are bigger, bolder and even more magical, you should try some epic high fantasy books. Lord of the Rings, Trudi Canavan’s Black Magician series, The Graceling Series and Garth Nix’s Abhorsen series.

What age reading level are the Harry Potter books?

The Harry Potter book series is Middle Grade, not YA (Young Adult). This means it is generally written for children ages 8-12 and grade levels 3-7.

What grade level is Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone?

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone – The first book in the series requires a reading level of 880L, which makes it an appropriate read for most 5th and 6th graders. With a total of 223 pages and an acceptable story complexity, it should not be too challenging.

What is the reading level of Lord of the Rings?

Interest LevelReading LevelATOS
Grades 7 – 12Grade 76.1

What grade level is the Hunger Games?

The book is rated by Scholastic as grade 5.3 and for ages 11-13. Parents’ concerns about The Hunger Games center around violence. The book has a lot of it, and it is graphic at times. Much of the plot focuses on “the games” in which children kill children.

Does Harry Potter improve children’s reading skills?

The Harry Potter books boost children’s reading ability and encourage them to read more widely, according to both pupils and their teachers.

What are the benefits of reading Harry Potter?

The fantastical, magical world of coming-of-age, adventure, and suspense ignites and improves a child’s imagination. Harry Potter teaches essential life lessons (that are sometimes easier to learn in a fantasy book than in a realistic one). These lessons include: – Friends stick together no matter what.

Should Harry Potter be taught in schools?

Reading Harry Potter in schools gives children a chance to become turned on to the fun of reading a story, when they might not have that opportunity at home. Harry’s story is even more relevant to students from disadvantaged homes because the obstacles he faces are so like their own.

What can children learn from Harry Potter?

  • Always pay attention in school — you won’t regret it.
  • Sometimes you have to do things you don’t want to do.
  • You can’t compare yourself to others.
  • It’s OK to feel pain and sadness.
  • It’s OK to make mistakes.
  • You can move on from loss.

What elements make Harry Potter so popular among children and adults?

Harry Potter has managed to become as popular as it has because of the characters, setting, the easy-to-read nature of the books, as well as the spectacularly made movies. The large variety of merchandise and real-life attractions also play a role in the never-ending popularity of the series.

Is Percy Jackson similar to Harry Potter?

Many other elements of Percy Jackson are similar to Harry Potter because the novels draw from the same well of folklore and mythology.

What age group is Percy Jackson for?

Common Sense Media (my go-to spot for judging what media is appropriate for what age of kids) rates the Percy Jackson books as for kids aged 9–10.


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