The Lexile Framework for Reading is an internationally used measuring system that determines the reading level of books, article etc. and the reading comprehension level of students kindergarten-12th grade. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lexile
The scale goes from 0L to 2000L
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer is a 720L-lower than the range considered appropriate for 5th grade students (730L-850L)
Captain Underpants, at 850L, falls at the top of the range for fifth grade readers.
Among other books...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar-460L
Where the Wild Things Are-740L
The Catcher in the Rye-790L
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory-810L
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone-880L
Stardust by Neil Gaiman-970L
The Taming of the Shrew-1340L
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