Posts Tagged ‘books for kids to read’

Recommended Books for Kids: Lulu and the Brontosaurus

Lulu and the Brontosaurus by Judith Viorst is one of our recommended books for kids.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Judith Viorst does it again! Lulu and the Brontosaurus is terrific. • Lane Smith’s hilarious and understated illustrations make it a masterpiece. • Please see the note about the reading level…

Recommended Dinosaur Book for Kids: No T-Rex in the Library

There’s no way to keep a T-Rex quiet in the library!  That’s why No T. Rex in the Library by Toni Buzzeo is a dinosaur book we recommend checking out.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • A perfect book for the dinosaur lover in your life. • An amusing study on behaviors…

Picture Books for Kids: House Held Up By Trees

Picture books for kids like House Held Up By Trees by Ted Kooser are great stories that help children understand the passage of time.  Our friends from Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • Highlighting nature and the passage of time, this books tells the story of a house and how it survives with and without…

Recommended Picture Book for Kids: The Day the Crayons Quit

We could never imagine a world without crayons, but the picture book The Day the Crayons Quit by  Drew Daywalt creates a funny depiction of what it would be like.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books shares more: What You Need to Know: • The Day the Crayons Quit is a funny and very original story about a boy and…

Read aloud books for kids: Circus Ship

Books for kids like The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen are great stories to read aloud with your kids. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Circus Ship is brilliantly written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen, the illustrator of Kate DiCamillo’s Mercy Watson books. • This is beautifully illustrated and rhyming…

Read Aloud Books for Kids: I Love You the Purplest

Read aloud books for kids like I Love You the Purplest by Barbara M. Joosse are great books to discover and rediscover.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Another wonderful book that is not so new. You should discover it for the first time like me (thank you Lisi!), or rediscover it….