Posts Tagged ‘good story for kids’

Good stories for kids: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

If you’re looking for good stories for kids, we recommend The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. Melissa Gaynor explains why: “What You Need to Know: • An excellent read-aloud, both adults and children will be captivated by Edward Tulane. • Every word seems to have been written with care and chosen with precision and will resonate deeply…

Fun stories for kids – The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones

Interested in fun stories for kids? The 39 Clues: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan is one we recommend. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • The Maze of Bones is the first in The 39 Clues series and should appeal to both boys and girls. • There are 10 books in all and they are…

Kids stories with pictures: Meet Einstein

Meet Einstein by Mariela Kleiner is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended kids stories with pictures. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • Meet Einstein offers a very early introduction to science. • There is information in the back of the book, geared specifically to parents. It includes some background on Einstein and a few questions for…

Great books for kids: It’s Raining Pigs & Noodles

It’s Raining Pigs & Noodles by Jack Prelutsky is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended great books for kids. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • This book is filled with more than 100 hilarious poems. • Amusing illustrations accompany every poem. • In 1996, Prelutsky was the first winner of the Children’s Poet Laureate award. •…

Children’s picture books: How the World Works

How the World Works: A Hands-On Guide to Our Amazing Planet by Christian Dorion is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended children’s picture books. Melissa Young explains why: What You Need to Know: • This non-fiction picture book is jam-packed with interesting facts about our planet. • Because it is so full of information, each page is crowded with interesting…

Award winning children’s books: Holes

Holes by Louis Sachar is one of the Reading Kingdom’s recommended award winning children’s books. Melissa Gaynor explains why: What You Need to Know: • Holes is an incredible book that would be a great addition to any bookshelf. • This book has received many awards including the 1999 Newbury Medal. • The movie, Holes, based on the book, was…