Post Tagged with: "book lists"

Chapter Books

Read-Aloud Classics

Read-Aloud Classics

Looking for your next great bedtime story? Many beloved classic novels can actually make perfect read-alouds for children as young as 5. Typically children’s comprehension is years ahead of reading skill. Reading more advanced literature aloud to children teaches vocabulary and helps them to become more confident readers. Why pass […]

April 30, 2013 ×

Middle Grade (9-13), Young Adult (14-18)

Great Reads for Tweens

Great Reads for Tweens

In my experience, one of the most difficult age groups to find books for is 11 to 14 years old. For young teens and pre-teens, also known “tweens,” finding books can be tricky. As kids start to outgrow much of the independent reader section of the bookstore, heading to the […]

March 17, 2013 ×

Middle Grade (9-13), Picture Books

The Princess List

The Princess List

Looking for books about princesses? Look no further! When I worked at Borders, I got hundreds of requests for books about princesses. I know that the “princess phase” is something that some parents dread, so I decided to put together a comprehensive list of my most recommended princess books, some […]

February 18, 2013 ×

Picture Books

Eight Picture Books About Winter

Eight Picture Books About Winter

There’s a chill in the air and ice and snow on the ground. Winter is in full swing! So today I’m rounding up a few of my favorite winter-themed picture books. Cozy up with a cup of hot cocoa and check out these fun reads that the whole family will […]

January 15, 2013 ×

Middle Grade (9-13)

Humor Books for Older Boys

Humor Books for Older Boys

Following the popularity of my post on books for little boys, I decided to round up some of my favorite picks for older boys, in third through sixth grade. This selection is devoted to laugh-out-loud humor books. While none of these titles are high literature, all of them are a […]

January 8, 2013 ×

Chapter Books, Picture Books

My Favorite Books

My Favorite Books

Growing up, I found myself with my nose in a book on a daily basis. I devoured every type of story, from fantasy to history, both classic and modern. I read stories about all kinds of people from different times and places. Reading can transport a child to anywhere in […]

January 4, 2013 ×