Posts Tagged ‘best books for kids’

Recommended Family Book for Kids: Annie and Simon

Annie and Simon by Catharine O’Neill is a family book for kids we definitely think is worth the read. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • This is a sweet, innocent little learn to read book. • The chapters are mini-short stories, not a continuous storyline, so you can read in any order…

Great Book for Kids: If You Sailed On The Mayflower in 1620

If you sailed on the Mayflower in 1620, you would have plenty of stories to tell.  Since that seems highly unlikely, however, Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books is here to explain what life for the pilgrims was like in this great book for kids by Ann McGovern: What You Need to Know: • This book introduces the reader to…

Why Kids Should Choose Their Own Books to Read in School

Does a child require supervision to choose their own books to read in school? Some say yes, while others say no.   Joanne Yatvin weighs in at the Washington Post: At one time many public schools gave students time to read books of their own choosing, an activity based on the common-sense theory that kids will read what interests them, and…

Recommended Children’s Book: Letters to Leo

Every once in a while, we read a children’s book like “Letters to Leo” by Amy Hest and just have to share. Our friend Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains more: What You Need to Know: • Letters to Leo is a funny book written entirely in letter form; the letters are from a little girl to her dog….

Alphabet Books for Kids: LMNO Peas

LMNO Peas by Keith Baker is a delightful and funny book for kids that also help children learn the alphabet.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • A gorgeous, happy alphabet book. • From one of our favorite authors, Keith Baker, who wrote our beloved Mr. and Mrs. Green series. • The art…

Recommended Books for Kids: Grandpa Green

Stories like Grandpa Green by Lane Smith are great books for kids.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Grandpa Green is a stunning work of art and a beautiful study of family and love. • This story will resonate with anyone whose family has begun to age: and isn’t that all of…