Published: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 11:16:15 +0000
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZIf you are looking for children's Halloween books that will entertain younger kids, here are some children's books, including several featuring popular characters, that your children will enjoy.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese 2016 and current summer reading lists for kids and teens are among the best, with books for kids in elementary, middle and high school.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWhat is the Harry Potter controversy? The release of each Harry Potter book has been controversial, with challenges and book banning attempts.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWhy is there book censorship and banning of children's books? Who wants to ban books and what are their reasons?
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese reading lists of high interest-low readability (hi-lo) books - are for reluctant readers reading below grade level in grades 2-12.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese children's picture books about starting school are among the best in reassuring kids starting preschool, daycare, kindergarten or first grade.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZCelebrate the growing season with these children's picture books about gardens and gardening, which include city gardens and country gardens.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLeaf Man by Lois Ehlert is a great choice if you are looking for excellent children's picture books about fall, with terrific illustrations.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn about top teen books for boys from this list of popular teen books for teen boys.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHere are some of the best narrative nonfiction books for middle graders, including cover art and a brief summary of 10 recommended informational books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWonder by R.J. Palacio is an excellent novel about bullying, appearance and acceptance for ages 9-12. I also recommend the companion book Auggie & Me.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn all about children's book author and illustrator Patricia Polacco: her life, her work and her picture books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn all about book banning and censorship of children's books and books for teens. Find out what you need to know about the process and the people and the books involved.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZA good cookbook for kids can make learning to cook fun while giving your children a head start in making a variety of dishes.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZMy October 2016 Calendar of Children's Books includes kids' books related to this month's events, including Bullying Prevention Month and Halloween.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese excellent award-winning books of historical fiction for middle grade readers cover the 1770s to the 1970s.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Hunger Games book review covers the first book in the dystopian trilogy by Suzanne Collins, recommended for teens, two dark for younger kids.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZMy September 2016 calendar of kids' books includes books related to this month's events, including Library Card Sign-up Month and Banned Books Week.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHow do you define picture book? Check here for a definition, examples and some of the common categories of children's picture books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWhen a pet dies, these children's picture books about the death of a pet can be a comfort. These kids' books are for children between the ages of 3 and 12.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWhere the Wild Things Are, the book by Maurice Sendak, is not only a Caldecott Medal winner, it has also had a lasting impact on children's literature.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn all about Flesh and Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and its Legacy, an award-winning nonfiction book by Albert Marrin, in this book review.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien is a classic fantasy novel and here are editions that children 9 and older and teens will find particularly appealing.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZDuring Latino Books Month and National Hispanic Heritage Month, share these books for kids and teens, but don't stop there. Share them year-round.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZGet current Banned Books Week information, including when it's held, who sponsors it, what the goals of BBW are and available resources.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZFiretalking by Patricia Polacco is the brief and interesting autobiography for children by the talented author and illustrator of numerous popular children's picture books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWonderstruck by Brian Selznick, like The Invention of Hugo Cabret for which Brian Selznick won the Randolph Caldecott Medal, combines words and illustrations in a dramatic work of children's fiction for middle grade readers.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZMaurice Sendak's children's picture books, including Where the Wild Things Are, have had a major impact on children's literature.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese kids' cookbooks based on favorite children's books will inspire kids to make green eggs and ham, Little House and Winnie-the-Pooh treats & more.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn all about the Randolph Caldecott Medal and the winners of the most prestigious award in the U.S. that an artist can receive for illustration of children's picture books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHarriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh is a classic children's book, a middle grade novel and the subject of both awards and controversy.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZMy 2016 Calendar of Children's Books provides information and links to each month's calendar of kids' books for related holidays and events.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn about public library summer reading programs for children, as well as recommended summer reading lists of children's books for your child, from series, read alouds, and chapter books to age and grade level reading booklsts. Find out how reading children's books aloud to your child can also help the child who is a beginning reader or a middle reader maintain or improve reading skills.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn all about the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney, including the latest book Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School, Book 10
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn about acclaimed author Walter Dean Myers and his views on censorship. Learn about some of his most challenged books for teens: Fallen Angels, Hoops, and Monster.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Hunger Games Trilogy consists of three dystopian young adult novels: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. The three YA books appeal to both teens and adults and have been popular with reluctant readers who read well but generally aren't that interested in reading.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese recommended books about bullies and bullying include children's books for middle grade and middle school readers and young adult books for teens.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZCynthia Rylant is an award winning author of children's books, several of which celebrate her roots in Appalachia.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe American Heritage Student Dictionary is the best book for students 11 to 16 while Webster's New World Student's Dictionary suffers by comparison.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHere is a teen books list of modern fairy tales about girls, some for younger kids 12 to 14, others are young adult books for teenagers up to age 18.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZCelebrate Earth Day and every day with The Lorax by Dr. Seuss. This picture book about what happens to the environment when greed takes over is a classic.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZChicka Chicka Boom Boom is an amusing alphabet picture book for your children, from babies to six-year-olds, an excellent read aloud and concept book.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZGood children's books about dinosaurs include a 3D nonfiction book, reference books, picture books and beginning readers.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLibrarians Recommend Books for Boys - If you are looking for books for boys, get recommendations from those who know what appeals to boys - librarians. These recommended reading lists of children's books for boys are made up of books that librarians have found boys particularly enjoy.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZSchooled, a humorous middle grade novel by Gordon Korman, makes good points about bullying in this school story about the impact of one peace-loving boy.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese children's books celebrate the United State of America, the Fourth of July, America the Beautiful, the Constitution and more.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Giver, the book for teens by Lois Lowry for which she won the Newbery Medal, has received multiple awards as well as challenges. A movie version comes out August 15, 2014.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHere are are children's books that teach children about voting, elections - local, state, and presidential - and the political process. These kids' books include both fiction and nonfiction.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZIf you are looking for children's picture books about fall, I recommend these kids' books, as well as one poetry book for children.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn about three recommended children's dictionaries for upper elementary and middle school students
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThis article about raising a reader is for parents eager for tips on raising children to love reading and books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZFor a unique graduation gift, I like these kids' books, from Dr. Seuss to Pete the Cat, for their illustrations, entertainment value, wit, and wisdom.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZRefer to this author spotlight to learn more about teen book author Neal Shusterman and his young adult books (YA books).
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZShare these picture books about winter and snow, including Owl Moon and The Snowy Day, to cool off in the summer and celebrate the season in winter.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZMy Book Censorship and Banned Books Report focuses on frequently challenged books in the 21st century, particularly children's and teen books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe All About Dr. Seuss directory contains links to all of my Seuss content, from book reviews to his bio.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZAuthor Kate DiCamillo has won numerous awards for her children's books, including a Newbery Medal and Newbery honors and being named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in 2014.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHere is a book review of Monster, the award winning, and frequently challenged, young adult book for teens by Walter Dean Myers about an African American teen awaiting trial for murder.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZUnwind by Neal Shusterman is a dystopian thriller for teens. Read this review of the young adult novel to learn more about the serious subjects it covers..
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZIf you are looking for a picture book for your child that children love to look at and hear again and again, try The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle, one of his many popular children's picture books. Your child will enjoy hearing the story again and again.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZGoin' Someplace Special, is a poignant picture book about a young African American girl, by Patricia C. McKissack, with illustrations by Jerry Pinkney, that is set in the 1950s South during the Jim Crow era and celebrate that special place, the library.
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2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Scraps Books is an account by collage artist and author of the joy she finds in illustrating and writing children's picture books and how she approaches their creation.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZCheck out these comments from parents, teachers, and librarians about the Twilight series and the age appropriate for the series.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, Book 2 in the series by Jeff Kinney, is a funny middle grade book that focuses on the Wimpy Kid and his brother.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZPete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons is a delightful picture book featuring the mellow blue cat who stays positive even when things go wrong.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThis annotated lit of recommended steampunk books for teens includes ten steampunk novels for teens.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLoot: How to Steal a Fortune is fun reading for middle grade kids who enjoy adventure with a twist, endearing young protagonists and a good story.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Spiderwick Chronicles series is full of adventure and suspense. This series of children's fantasy novels is enormously popular with children seven and older.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZAuthor Lois Lowry received a Newbery Medal for two of her books: Number the Stars and The Giver.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZCheck out this summer reading list for teen boys, with books featuring mystery, zombies, spies, dystopian worlds and more.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHere is a review of the book Shooter by Walter Dean Myers that delivers a powerful message about bullying.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZCinderella fairy tales can be found in many cultures and countries; learn about online and print resources on Grimm's, Perrault's and other versions.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn is not just a comforting picture book about starting school; it is a comforting book for any child in need of reassurance due to change or tragedy.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZRoom on the Broom, the delightful picture book by Julia Donaldson, with illustrations by Alex Scheffler, is an excellent read aloud, just like their rhyming book The Gruffalo and is particularly fun for Halloween story times.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZWho won the John Newbery Medal and Newbery Honor Books, awards for authors of children's books, and what exactly is the Newbery all about?
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Lightning Thief book review of the first book in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series provides an overview, age recommendations and information about why it's so popular.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese children's poetry books include traditional poems, concrete poetry, nature poetry, humor and more, as well as books for kids about writing poems.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZRead this young adult book review on Speak, an award winning and frequently challenged book by Laurie Halse Anderson.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZAnne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery is a classic children's book, beloved by millions of children. Find out why.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZAmelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming is the dramatic true story of the famous pilot for middle grade readers.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZBefore you select a book of fairy tales for your child, get information on scholarly research and versions of popular Grimm's fairy tales, such as Cinderella, which were originally written for adult audience and not for a child. Now, some of the most popular children's books are based on the fairy tales by the brothers Grimm.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZShiloh is a classic middle grade novel about a boy and a dog, written by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor who received the John Newbery Medal for the book.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Magic Tree House books subtitled A Merlin Mission (books #29 and up in the series) are more advanced than Books #1-28 but also enormously popular.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZHere are some tips to help you read aloud to your child using a variety of children's books, including picture books, classics, chapter books, and other children's books that make great read alouds.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZPercy Jackson and the Olympians by Rick Riordan is a popular series about a middle school student who learns he's the son of the Greek god Poseidon.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThere's a Magic Tree House Fact Tracker nonfiction companion book for many of the books in the Magic Tree House fiction series for young readers.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZLearn interesting facts about the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the Little House books about her life as as a pioneer girl starting in the 1870s.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZFallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers is a young adult book about a soldier's view of the Vietnam War.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZKids love Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney because of its humorous look at middle school and home life and its format, combining words and cartoons.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZRead about The Gruffalo, a children's picture book by Julia Donaldson, in this book review and learn why it is such a good read aloud for young children.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese books of realistic fiction deal with a variety of issues important to middle grade readers, including family and school problems.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZMy Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George is an award-winning adventure story about a 12 year old boy who runs away to live on his own in the woods.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese Halloween board books will appeal to toddlers and preschoolers. They are colorful and fun, not frightening, kids' books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZFrequently asked questions about dystopian novels for teens. These novels portray a dark and grim world where citizens are oppressed by the government.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThese contemporary biographies, autobiographies and memoirs will appeal to teens who enjoy nonfiction and reading about life and people today.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZFunny Boys! Books for Fans of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series includes 10 recommended books for middle grade, including middle school, readers who enjoy humorous books like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZIf you are looking for books about tornadoes for your children, here are some of the best nonfiction kids' books I've found.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is an annual award that recognizes excellence in beginning reader books.
2016-09-28T11:16:15ZThe Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything is an entertaining Halloween picture book that can also be used as a beginning reader book.