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Chapter Books 101

What is a Chapter Book?

 

  • Called “transitional books” (ages 6-9), or “chapter books” (ages 7-10), these short novels are broken into chapters that average 3-5 pages each.

 

  • Books range from 64-96 pages; manuscripts average 6000-15,000 words (transitional books being on the shorter end).

 

  • Characters can be animals, fantasy creatures or