Mensa for Kids For Grades K-3

The Mensa Foundation recognizes and encourages education, gifted youth, and lifelong learning through resources like the Mensa for Kids website. The reading list books were selected with all enthusiastic readers in mind. Mensa membership is not required.(FOR GRADES K-3)

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

by Judith Viorst

All-of-a-kind family: book 1

by Sydney Taylor

Amelia Bedelia

by Peggy Parish

Anansi the Spider

by Gerald McDermott

Bedtime for Frances

by Russell Hoban

Blueberries For Sal

by Robert McCloskey

The Cabin Faced West

by Jean Fritz

The carrot seed

by Ruth Krauss

The Cat In The Hat

by Dr Seuss

Char­lot­te's web

by E.B. White

Cloudy with a chance of meatballs

by Judi Barrett

The cricket in Times Square

by George Selden

Cu­ri­ous Ge­orge

by H A Rey

Frog and ­toad­ are friends

by Arnold Lobel

The Garden Of Abdul Gasazi

by Chris Van Allsburg

George and Martha

by James Marshall

Harry the Dirty Dog

by Gene Zion

How The Leopard Got His Claws

by Chinua Achebe

The Hundred Dresses

by Eleanor Estes

If I Never Forever Endeavor

by Holly Meade

Leo the late Bloomer

by Robert Kraus

The Little Engine That Could

by Watty Piper

Little House On The Prairie

by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Little Toot

by Hardie Gramatky

Make Way for Ducklings

by Robert McCloskey

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

by Virginia Lee Burton

The Mouse And The Motorcycle

by Beverly Cleary

Mr. Popper's Penguins

by Richard and Florance Atwater

Mrs Frisby And The Rats Of Nimh

by Robert O'Brien

Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters An African Tale

by John Steptoe

Peppe the Lamplighter

by Elisa Bartone

Put Me In The Zoo

by Robert Lopshire

Ramona Quimby, Age 8

by Beverly Cleary

The Quiltmakers Gift

by Jeff Brumbeau

The Reluctant Dragon

by Kenneth Grahame

Sam The Minuteman

by Nathaniel Benchley

Sarah, Plain And Tall

by Patricia Maclachlan


by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

The Snowy Day By Ezra Jack Keats

by Ezra Jack Keats

Tale Of Despereaux

by Kate DiCamillo

The Story Of Babar

by Jean de Brunhoff

The Story Of Ferdinand

by Munro Leaf

Strega Nona: an old tale

by Tomie dePoala

Sylvester And The Magic Pebble

by William Steig

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter

Where The Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak