Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:20:49 +0000
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZShare 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese 2016 and current summer reading lists for kids and teens are among the best, with books for kids in elementary, middle and high school.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWhat is the Harry Potter controversy? The release of each Harry Potter book has been controversial, with challenges and book banning attempts.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZA good cookbook for kids can make learning to cook fun while giving your children a head start in making a variety of dishes.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWhy is there book censorship and banning of children's books? Who wants to ban books and what are their reasons?
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn all about children's book author and illustrator Patricia Polacco: her life, her work and her picture books.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZGetting 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe children's picture books about the birth of Jesus on my list represent the best Christmas books for kids about the Nativity that I have found.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese reading lists of high interest-low readability (hi-lo) books - are for reluctant readers reading below grade level in grades 2-12.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWhere 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese Christmas pop-up books by Jan Pietnkowski and Robert Sabuda are more than just children's books. They're great books for adults and kids to enjoy.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZFiretalking by Patricia Polacco is the brief and interesting autobiography for children by the talented author and illustrator of numerous popular children's picture books.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe joys of winter are celebrated in these children's poetry books about the winter season. Whether you are looking for children's poetry books about winter that stress the winter holidays or the joys, and occasional annoyances, of cold, snowy weather, you will find a children's poetry book for your child here.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe Best Christmas Pageant Ever is an entertaining chapter book that uses humor and the worst kids in town to make a point about the meaning of Christmas.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn 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
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere are some of the best narrative nonfiction books for middle graders, including cover art and a brief summary of 10 recommended informational books.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZMy December 2016 Calendar of Children's Books includes kids' books about Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, winter and more.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese excellent award-winning books of historical fiction for middle grade readers cover the 1770s to the 1970s.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWonder 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCelebrate the growing season with these children's picture books about gardens and gardening, which include city gardens and country gardens.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe Hunger Games book review covers the first book in the dystopian trilogy by Suzanne Collins, recommended for teens, two dark for younger kids.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLibrarians 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese children's picture books about starting school are among the best in reassuring kids starting preschool, daycare, kindergarten or first grade.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere are 10 recommended Christmas picture books for children by such popular authors and illustrators as Chris Van Allsburg, Jan Brett, and Tomie dePaola.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe Hanukkah books for kids that I recommend include picture books, a chapter book, an anthology, a book of history, humorous tales, poetry and more.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHow do you define picture book? Check here for a definition, examples and some of the common categories of children's picture books.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThis annotated lit of recommended steampunk books for teens includes ten steampunk novels for teens.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese recommended books about bullies and bullying include children's books for middle grade and middle school readers and young adult books for teens.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZFor a unique graduation gift, I like these kids' books, from Dr. Seuss to Pete the Cat, for their illustrations, entertainment value, wit, and wisdom.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWhen 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLeaf Man by Lois Ehlert is a great choice if you are looking for excellent children's picture books about fall, with terrific illustrations.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZMaurice Sendak's children's picture books, including Where the Wild Things Are, have had a major impact on children's literature.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZMy 2016 Calendar of Children's Books provides information and links to each month's calendar of kids' books for related holidays and events.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZGood children's books about dinosaurs include a 3D nonfiction book, reference books, picture books and beginning readers.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn about three recommended children's dictionaries for upper elementary and middle school students
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZMy November 2016 Calendar of Children's Books includes articles, book reviews and reading lists of books related to November events like Thanksgiving.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWonderstruck 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe Lightning Thief by Percy Jackson, part of the Percy Jackson and Olympians series, is a fun and educational read for middle school-age children.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese children's books celebrate the United State of America, the Fourth of July, America the Beautiful, the Constitution and more.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZSchooled, 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLooking for children's Halloween books that will entertain younger kids? Here are 17 Halloween children's books that your children will enjoy.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZPete 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZA Christmas Carol, the Night Before Christmas, the story of the Grinch, and The Polar Express are all among the classic Christmas books I recommend.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHarriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh is a classic children's book, a middle grade novel and the subject of both awards and controversy.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese children's Valentine's Day picture books, pop-up books and easy readers celebrate love, family, friendship, kindness and sharing.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe American Heritage Student Dictionary is the best book for students 11 to 16 while Webster's New World Student's Dictionary suffers by comparison.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCheck out this summer reading list for teen boys, with books featuring mystery, zombies, spies, dystopian worlds and more.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZMy September 2016 calendar of kids' books includes books related to this month's events, including Library Card Sign-up Month and Banned Books Week.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThis article about raising a reader is for parents eager for tips on raising children to love reading and books.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere are recommended childrens books about Passover. These children's books, picture books and nonfiction, are available for a wide range of ages.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese contemporary biographies, autobiographies and memoirs will appeal to teens who enjoy nonfiction and reading about life and people today.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZChristmas picture books kids will love including kids' books about the Nativity, about Santa Claus and about family holiday preparations and celebrations.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZIf you are looking for a family gift, I recommend the Green Eggs and Ham Cookbook, with tasty recipes inspired by children's books by Dr. Seuss.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese picks for the best Thanksgiving books for children stress the importance of giving thanks, not just during the holidays, but all year long.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe All About Dr. Seuss directory contains links to all of my Seuss content, from book reviews to his bio.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCelebrate 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLearn 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCinderella fairy tales can be found in many cultures and countries; learn about online and print resources on Grimm's, Perrault's and other versions.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCheck out these comments from parents, teachers, and librarians about the Twilight series and the age appropriate for the series.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZTomie dePaola has illustrated or written and illustrated several hundred kids' books - folktales, nursery rhymes and books about his childhood.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZIf you are looking for books about tornadoes for your children, here are some of the best nonfiction kids' books I've found.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg is an award-winning classic Christmas picture book, one that makes an excellent family read aloud.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZRefer to this author spotlight to learn more about teen book author Neal Shusterman and his young adult books (YA books).
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZUnwind 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..
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZLoot: 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZUpside 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese children's poetry books include traditional poems, concrete poetry, nature poetry, humor and more, as well as books for kids about writing poems.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese fairy tales with a twist for middle grade readers turn traditional tales upside down with a lot of humor, drama and adventure.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZDiary 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZRead 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere is a review of the teen book Burned by popular author Ellen Hopkins, a novel in verse.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZIf 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThere'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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCelebrate spring, summer, fall and winter with these illustrated children's poetry books about the seasons.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThese children's books are collections of short stories about winter and more. For example, The Winter Book, an anthology, contains short stories, essays about winter holidays, artwork, and music.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZThe Spiderwick Chronicles series is full of adventure and suspense. This series of children's fantasy novels is enormously popular with children seven and older.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZAmelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by Candace Fleming is the dramatic true story of the famous pilot for middle grade readers.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere are 10 of the best classic novels for teens that are often taught in American high schools.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZSomebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch, a children's Valentine's Day picture book by Eileen Spinelli, powerfully illustrates the power of love and friendship.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZI 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZMartin'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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZChicka 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZGoin' 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZIs The Hobbit appropriate for kids? If so, for what ages is this fantasy novel by J.R.R. Tolkien appropriate? Is it a good book to read aloud? Learn all that and more from this book review.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZWhether you want to learn about Kwanzaa, celebrate Kwanzaa or boht, I recommend these children's books, which include both fiction and nonfiction.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZCynthia Rylant is an award winning author of children's books, several of which celebrate her roots in Appalachia.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere 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.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZHere is a review of the book Shooter by Walter Dean Myers that delivers a powerful message about bullying.
2016-12-03T11:20:49ZAuthor Lois Lowry received a Newbery Medal for two of her books: Number the Stars and The Giver.