Published: Sun, 26 Feb 2017 11:38:19 +0000
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese 2016 and current summer reading lists for kids and teens are among the best, with books for kids in elementary, middle and high school.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZApril and Esme Tooth Fairies by Bob Graham is an amusing picture book about two young modern-day tooth fairies and their debut flight to pick up a tooth.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhat is the Harry Potter controversy? The release of each Harry Potter book has been controversial, with challenges and book banning attempts.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZI Have A Dream is a picture book with parts of the famous speech by Martin Luther King Jr illustrated with dramatic paintings by Kadir Nelson and a CD.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn all about children's book author and illustrator Patricia Polacco: her life, her work and her picture books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHow do you define picture book? Check here for a definition, examples and some of the common categories of children's picture books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhy is there book censorship and banning of children's books? Who wants to ban books and what are their reasons?
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhat do Theodor Geisel, Dr. Seuss and Theo. Lesieg have in common? What is the relationship between the three and what does it have to do with children's books?
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZEnjoy these 10 short videos about top authors and illustrators of children's books, including Dr Seuss, Jerry Pinkney, Maurice Sendak and Cynthia Rylant.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMy March calendar of children's books has books for Easter, spring, the birthdays of Dr. Seuss, Kate DiCamillo and others, Women's History Month and more.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCelebrate the growing season with these children's picture books about gardens and gardening, which include city gardens and country gardens.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZFor a unique graduation gift, I like these kids' books, from Dr. Seuss to Pete the Cat, for their illustrations, entertainment value, wit, and wisdom.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese children's Easter picture books, the 12 best I've found, feature stories and illustrations about the Easter Bunny, the Easter Bible story and spring.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese reading lists of high interest-low readability (hi-lo) books - are for reluctant readers reading below grade level in grades 2-12.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese excellent award-winning books of historical fiction for middle grade readers cover the 1770s to the 1970s.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe Hunger Games book review covers the first book in the dystopian trilogy by Suzanne Collins, recommended for teens, two dark for younger kids.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWho was Dr. Seuss? Here's a brief biography of the man whose kids' books, including The Cat in the Hat, and Green Eggs and Ham, have become classics.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZGetting teen boys interested in books can be a challenge for parents. Learn about good books from this list of popular teen books for teen boys.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHere 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe All About Dr. Seuss directory contains links to all of my Seuss content, from book reviews to his bio.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZA good cookbook for kids can make learning to cook fun while giving your children a head start in making a variety of dishes.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMartin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport is a picture book about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. filled with his quotations and powerful art by Bryan Collier.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZPete 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese children's picture books about starting school are among the best in reassuring kids starting preschool, daycare, kindergarten or first grade.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWonder 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCinderella fairy tales can be found in many cultures and countries; learn about online and print resources on Grimm's, Perrault's and other versions.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCheck out this summer reading list for teen boys, with books featuring mystery, zombies, spies, dystopian worlds and more.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese children's Valentine's Day picture books, pop-up books and easy readers celebrate love, family, friendship, kindness and sharing.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhere 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHere are some of the best narrative nonfiction books for middle graders, including cover art and a brief summary of 10 recommended informational books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese children's poetry books include traditional poems, concrete poetry, nature poetry, humor and more, as well as books for kids about writing poems.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCloudy With a Chance of Meatballs is a picture book that will spark your children's imagination and tickle their funny bones.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMaurice Sendak's children's picture books, including Where the Wild Things Are, have had a major impact on children's literature.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese 10 children's books by Dr. Seuss include picture books and books for beginning readers, starting with The Cat in the Hat.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCynthia Rylant is an award winning author of children's books, several of which celebrate her roots in Appalachia.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZIn John Henry, a picture book, author Julius Lester and artist Jerry Pinkney bring African American folk hero John Henry to life.
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2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese board books of Mother Goose rhymes are fun for babies, toddlers and preschools who enjoy both the nursery rhymes and the colorful illustrations.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZSomebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, a children's Valentine's Day picture book by Eileen Spinelli, powerfully illustrates the power of love and friendship.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZUpside Down in the Middle of Nowhere is the dramatic tale of the impact of Hurricane Katrina on a girl and her family in the Ninth Ward, New Orleans.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZBefore 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese recommended books about bullies and bullying include children's books for middle grade and middle school readers and young adult books for teens.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThis article about raising a reader is for parents eager for tips on raising children to love reading and books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCheck out these comments from parents, teachers, and librarians about the Twilight series and the age appropriate for the series.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhen 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn 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
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhat are the current trends in children's literature. Find out from Guide Elizabeth Kennedy's interview with the 2013 president of the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the ALA.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZIf 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZGood children's books about dinosaurs include a 3D nonfiction book, reference books, picture books and beginning readers.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese reading lists for teens include classic novels, fantasy, books for teen boys, books for teen girls, audio books and books for reluctant readers.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLibrarians 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZChicka 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWonderstruck 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn about three recommended children's dictionaries for upper elementary and middle school students
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZTomie dePaola has illustrated or written and illustrated several hundred kids' books - folktales, nursery rhymes and books about his childhood.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhile The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick is 500+ pages long and a novel for ages 9-14, more than half of the pages are illustrations, a unique and appealing format that earned Selznick the Caldecott Medal.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn all about Beatrix Potter, author and illustrator of The Tale of Peter Rabbit and other classic children's books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZCelebrate 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHere 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZChildren's Books - Bedtime board books may be just what you need to encourage your child to go to bed, such as Goodnight Moon and A Child's Good Night Book by Margaret Wise Brown, and Mem Fox's Time for Bed, as well as other delightful children's books for very young children.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese children's books about African American freedom fighters feature black heroes and heroines in the fight for civil rights in the United States.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZUnwind 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..
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHere are some simple, yet effective, steps to take to encourage your child to read. These include finding children's books that relate to the child's interests, hi/lo books for the reluctant reader, read alouds and reading a book aloud with your child.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLeaf Man by Lois Ehlert is a great choice if you are looking for excellent children's picture books about fall, with terrific illustrations.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe Carrot Seed, children's picture book by Ruth Krauss, with Illustrations by Crockett Johnson, has remained in print since 1945. Read this book review to find out why this book has become a classic.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHere are 10 of the best classic novels for teens that are often taught in American high schools.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZLearn 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMy 2016 Calendar of Children's Books provides information and links to each month's calendar of kids' books for related holidays and events.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZIf you are looking for good children's books about Abraham Lincoln, I have some biographies to recommend, including Lincoln Shot: A President Remembered, Abe's Honest Words: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, and three other top picks.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe Theodor Seuss Geisel Award is an annual award that recognizes excellence in beginning reader books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe American Heritage Student Dictionary is the best book for students 11 to 16 while Webster's New World Student's Dictionary suffers by comparison.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZShare 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMy Book Censorship and Banned Books Report focuses on frequently challenged books in the 21st century, particularly children's and teen books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZAll about the Elephant and Piggie sereis by Mo Willems, award-winning books for beginning readers, coming to an end with the 25th and final book.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZDuring Latino Books Month and National Hispanic Heritage Month, share these books for kids and teens, but don't stop there. Share them year-round.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZOh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss is not only a picture book that kids love, it's also a popular graduation gift, valued for its positive message.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMy February Calendar of Children's Books includes books related to this month's holidays and events like Black History Month and Valentine's Day.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZRead about Books #1-28 in the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne and make a copy of the book list of the popular kids' books to take with you to your local library or bookstore.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese books of realistic fiction deal with a variety of issues important to middle grade readers, including family and school problems.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThe 2016 Coretta Scott King Book Awards honor a variety of excellent children's books and young adult books by African American authors and illustrators.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese Langston Hughes poetry books for children are ones I consider the best; they are all illustrated by award-winning artists.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZMildred Wirt Benson's role as the writer of the text of 23 of the first 25 Nancy Drew books under the direction of Edward Stratemeyer of the Stratemeyer Syndicate wasn't revealed to the public for 50 years. Benson was well known in the midwest as a journalist, and Carolyn Keene was the name given as the author of the Nancy Drew books. The Nancy Drew series has been popular for many years. Has your child read a Nancy Drew book?
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZSchooled, 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZHere 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThese children's books about the Titanic include nonfiction and one fictional account of the history and sinking of the huge ship in 1912
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZWhat is the meaning of the phrase chapter book.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZPoems for two voices or more can help children learn to enjoy the spoken word and gain fluency in reading aloud. Here are some recommended poetry books.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZAre the borrowers, the miniature people who live in the house's wall real or a story made up by an imaginative boy? That's the emphasis of The Borrowers by Mary Norton.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZThere'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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZAuthor 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZDiary 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZOliver Button Is a Sissy, a children's picture book, is based on the childhood experiences of Tomie dePaola, who was bullied for taking dancing lessons.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZGoin' 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.
2017-02-26T11:38:19ZAmelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming is the dramatic true story of the famous pilot for middle grade readers.