Published: Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:17:24 +0000
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLooking for children's Halloween books that will entertain younger kids? Here are 17 Halloween children's books that your children will enjoy.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese 2016 and current summer reading lists for kids and teens are among the best, with books for kids in elementary, middle and high school.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese reading lists of high interest-low readability (hi-lo) books - are for reluctant readers reading below grade level in grades 2-12.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn all about children's book author and illustrator Patricia Polacco: her life, her work and her picture books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZWhat is the Harry Potter controversy? The release of each Harry Potter book has been controversial, with challenges and book banning attempts.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZFiretalking by Patricia Polacco is the brief and interesting autobiography for children by the talented author and illustrator of numerous popular children's picture books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLeaf Man by Lois Ehlert is a great choice if you are looking for excellent children's picture books about fall, with terrific illustrations.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZWonder 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZGetting 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCelebrate the growing season with these children's picture books about gardens and gardening, which include city gardens and country gardens.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe Hunger Games book review covers the first book in the dystopian trilogy by Suzanne Collins, recommended for teens, two dark for younger kids.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese children's books about hurricanes include several picture books, including a bilingual (English/Spanish) picture book plus two nonfiction books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese excellent award-winning books of historical fiction for middle grade readers cover the 1770s to the 1970s.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHow do you define picture book? Check here for a definition, examples and some of the common categories of children's picture books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZRoom 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZWhy is there book censorship and banning of children's books? Who wants to ban books and what are their reasons?
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZA good cookbook for kids can make learning to cook fun while giving your children a head start in making a variety of dishes.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese children's picture books about starting school are among the best in reassuring kids starting preschool, daycare, kindergarten or first grade.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZWhere 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZMaurice Sendak's children's picture books, including Where the Wild Things Are, have had a major impact on children's literature.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHere are some of the best narrative nonfiction books for middle graders, including cover art and a brief summary of 10 recommended informational books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZChicka 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZMy October 2016 Calendar of Children's Books includes kids' books related to this month's events, including Bullying Prevention Month and Halloween.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZWhen 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese recommended books about bullies and bullying include children's books for middle grade and middle school readers and young adult books for teens.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHere 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese Halloween board books will appeal to toddlers and preschoolers. They are colorful and fun, not frightening, kids' books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZShare 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZFor a unique graduation gift, I like these kids' books, from Dr. Seuss to Pete the Cat, for their illustrations, entertainment value, wit, and wisdom.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHere 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZWonderstruck 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese children's books celebrate the United State of America, the Fourth of July, America the Beautiful, the Constitution and more.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe Lightning Thief by Percy Jackson, part of the Percy Jackson and Olympians series, is a fun and educational read for middle school-age children.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn 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
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZIf you are looking for children's picture books about fall, I recommend these kids' books, as well as one poetry book for children.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLibrarians 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCelebrate 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZPete 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZRead 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe American Heritage Student Dictionary is the best book for students 11 to 16 while Webster's New World Student's Dictionary suffers by comparison.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZGood children's books about dinosaurs include a 3D nonfiction book, reference books, picture books and beginning readers.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZMy September 2016 calendar of kids' books includes books related to this month's events, including Library Card Sign-up Month and Banned Books Week.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZMy 2016 Calendar of Children's Books provides information and links to each month's calendar of kids' books for related holidays and events.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese picks for the best Thanksgiving books for children stress the importance of giving thanks, not just during the holidays, but all year long.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZDiary 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHere you'll find easy to make Halloween costumes based on characters in kids' books, including Scarecrow and Tin Man, Pippi Longstocking and others.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZMy November 2016 Calendar of Children's Books includes articles, book reviews and reading lists of books related to November events like Thanksgiving.
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2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThis annotated lit of recommended steampunk books for teens includes ten steampunk novels for teens.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese books of realistic fiction deal with a variety of issues important to middle grade readers, including family and school problems.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese children's poetry books include traditional poems, concrete poetry, nature poetry, humor and more, as well as books for kids about writing poems.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe Spiderwick Chronicles series is full of adventure and suspense. This series of children's fantasy novels is enormously popular with children seven and older.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCinderella fairy tales can be found in many cultures and countries; learn about online and print resources on Grimm's, Perrault's and other versions.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZBefore 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCheck out these comments from parents, teachers, and librarians about the Twilight series and the age appropriate for the series.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZI 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLearn about three recommended children's dictionaries for upper elementary and middle school students
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZSchooled, 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZGoin' 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZUpside 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCoraline, a children's book by Neil Gaiman, is enormously popular with 8-12 year olds for good reasons, including the fact that it's delightfully creepy.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCynthia Rylant is an award winning author of children's books, several of which celebrate her roots in Appalachia.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZRuth and the Green Book is a picture book by Calvin Alexander Ramsey, with illustrations by Floyd Cooper. Set in the 1950s, this work of historical fiction about racism during the Jim Crow era, tells the story of one African American family, the problems they encounter and their use of the Green Book during a car trip to the South.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZDuring Latino Books Month and National Hispanic Heritage Month, share these books for kids and teens, but don't stop there. Share them year-round.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZLoot: 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese Day of the Dead books for kids, all picture books, one bilingual, provide information about the Mexican celebration Dia de los Muertos.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZRead 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZIs 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZTomie dePaola has illustrated or written and illustrated several hundred kids' books - folktales, nursery rhymes and books about his childhood.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZKids 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZToo Many Pumpkins is a picture book with nothing scary in it. Unlike many Halloween books, this children's book is a heartwarming story with no ghosts, goblins or any other holiday symbols except for Jack O'lanterns.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZBy the Light of the Halloween Moon is a children's picture book. Read my review to find out why I recommend it.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZPercy Jackson's Greek Gods and its companion Percy Jackson's Greek Heroes will appeal to fans of Rick Riordan's middle grade fantasy book series.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZPercy 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZIf you are looking for books about tornadoes for your children, here are some of the best nonfiction kids' books I've found.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThere'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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThis article about raising a reader is for parents eager for tips on raising children to love reading and books.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCreepy Carrots is a funny picture book that is just scary enough to delight, but not frighten, 3 to 6 year olds and fun to use as a Halloween read aloud.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZCheck out this summer reading list for teen boys, with books featuring mystery, zombies, spies, dystopian worlds and more.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThese fairy tales with a twist for middle grade readers turn traditional tales upside down with a lot of humor, drama and adventure.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHere is a review of the book Shooter by Walter Dean Myers that delivers a powerful message about bullying.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe Wimpy Kid Movie Diary is an illustrated account of the making of the movie by series author and Jeff Kinney provides a behind the scenes look at the casting and the making of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie and its relationship to the Diary of a Wimpy Kid book, the first book in the series
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHarriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh is a classic children's book, a middle grade novel and the subject of both awards and controversy.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZIf 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZHere 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZThe 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.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is book 4 in the popular humorous series featuring author and illustrator Jeff Kinney's words and cartoons.
2016-10-20T11:17:24ZDystopian novels for teens are very popular. Check out this top picks list of dystopian young adult books for fans of The Hunger Games.