Posts Tagged ‘children books’

Classic Book for Kids We Recommend: Breadcrumbs

Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu is a modern twist on a classic book for kids that your little ones will love! Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Best friends, Hazel and Jack, enter a fairy tale world where they learn to cope with some very real world problems.• Breadcrumbs, a modern retelling of…

Recommended Book for Kids: Because of Mr. Terupt

Because of Mr. Terupt by Rob Buyea is a recommended book for kids we like.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • This book has all the elements of great literature for children and adults alike. It has dramedy, life-changing situations, characters you root for, characters that you see yourself in, the list…

Adventure Books for Kids: Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind

Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind is one of the adventure books for kids we recommend reading with your children.  Our friend Melissa Young from Sweet on Books shares more about this story: What You Need to Know: • Bartholomew Biddle and the Very Big Wind is a big, beautiful poem with gorgeous illustrations. • This book will have…

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…

Birthday Books for Kids: 11 Birthdays

We all have one memorable birthday moment we’ll never forget.  That’s why 11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass is one of our favorite birthday books for kids.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • 11 Birthdays is a terrific read! • My nine year old daughter and her 8 year old best friend LOVED…

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…