Posts Tagged ‘read aloud books for kids’

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….

Read Aloud Books for Kids: How to Heal a Broken Wing

Empathy is an important lesson for both children and adults.  How to Heal a Broken Wing by Bob Graham teaches this lesson well.  Our friends at Sweet on Books explain why: What You Need to Know: • How to Heal a Broken Wing is a spare, warm-hearted allegory about kindness and caring for our neighbors. • From a child’s perspective,…

Read Aloud Books for Kids: Third Grade Angels

Jerry Spinelli’s book, Third Grade Angels is one of our recommended read aloud books for kids.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: What You Need to Know: • Third Grade Angels is written by the venerable Jerry Spinelli, author of the Newbery-award winning Maniac Magee, however, this book will reach out to a younger audience than a lot…

Read Aloud Books for Kids: Hot Rod Hamster

Hot Rod Hamster by Cynthia Lord is one of Reading Kingdom’s recommended read aloud books for kids.  Melissa Young from Sweet on Books explains why: “What You Need to Know: • Hot Rod Hamster is a rockin’ good time for little ones. • This spunky hamster is brave, funny and cute to boot. • The language is rhyming and interactive….