Posts Tagged ‘kids stories with pictures’

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….

Chapter Book for Kids: Being Teddy Roosevelt

Being Teddy Roosevelt by Claudia Mills is a fun chapter book for kids to read. Our friend Melissa Young from Sweet on Books is here to explain why: What You Need to Know: • Being Teddy Roosevelt is a funny, lighthearted story about a boy who wants to play the saxophone. • The easy humor and entertaining story belie the…

Mystery Books for Kids: Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms

Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms by Lissa Evans is one of the mystery books for kids we recommend.  Melissa Gaynor from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • A ten year-old boy finds friendship and magic as he searches for his great-uncle’s lost legacy. • This book should appeal to both boys and girls. • Horten’s Miraculous Mechanisms…