Posts Tagged ‘kids books’

Halloween Book for Kids: Creepy Carrots

Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds is a funny and spooky Halloween book for kids to read. Melissa Young from Sweet on Books shares more about this (not too) haunted veggie tale. What You Need to Know: • Creepy Carrots is a funny and spooky read, just in time for Halloween. • Creepy Carrots is the collaboration of author Aaron Reynolds…

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…

Book for Kids we Recommend: Lucky Days with Mr. and Mrs. Green

We love reading short stories that are enjoyable for the whole family.  That’s why Lucky Days with Mr. and Mrs. Green by Keith Baker  is a great book for kids we recommend. Our friends at Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • This is the third in a series of four books about Mr. and Mrs….

Kids Books we Recommend: Lost in Lexicon

We love to read kids books that incorporate educational elements into the storyline.  That’s why Lost in Lexicon by Pendred Noyce is a children’s book we recommend.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • This “adventure in words and numbers” is perfect for readers looking for a challenge. • Lost in Lexicon is…

How Books Can Open Your Mind

What happens when a dream you’ve held since childhood … doesn’t come true? As Lisa Bu adjusted to a new life in the United States, she turned to books to expand her mind and create a new path for herself. She shares her unique approach to reading in this lovely, personal talk about the magic of books.   Sign up…

How to Prepare Your Young Child For Learning to Read

We are frequently asked “what is the best way to help prepare a very young pre-reader to learn to read?” Here are some tips to prepare children for early reading Set up a daily time — 30 minutes is sufficient– but try to make sure it is daily. Go to a quiet area where only you and your child are…