Lately, I can’t keep up with all the exceptional chapter books. Because there are SO MANY GOOD BOOKS! Here are some of the latest middle-grade books and one YA book that have made a big impression on me. I hope you love them as much as I do! New Chapter Books, October 2020 Three Keys […]Continue Reading
Good Chapter Books That Kids Love to Read
Get chapter book reviews, recommendations, and lists for your home or classroom to read and suggest to the kids in your life whether you're a parent, teacher, librarian, or grandparent.
These beginning, middle grade, and YA books are all well-written and feature the best books in publication that resonate with readers, show the diversity in our world, and merit buying or borrowing from your bookstore or library.
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Teachers and parents, if you're looking for a good book to read to your children, check out these lists:
I’m excited to share with you 18 great nonfiction books. I hope you check out the book about eels, weird animal names, ninjas, and fairies, just to name a few. I also love the knitting and braiding books, the dog and cat friendship book, and the atlases, too. Look for a checkmark to indicate books […]Continue Reading
Ready for an eclectic assortment of new nonfiction picture books? Below, you’ll find good books about animals, tea, yoga, voting, ecosystems, and more. And, they’re all new! If you have older readers, visit New Nonfiction Middle-Grade Books for Ages 8 – 12. Also, I’m finally doing something I’ve thought about for months — adding a […]Continue Reading
Do you love Kwame Alexander’s books? His latest book, Becoming Muhammad Ali, is written with James Patterson, and one of his BEST EVER. After I read an early review copy, I had a chance to interview Alexander via Zoom. In our chat, we talk about the book, figurative language, collaborating with James Patterson, and more! […]Continue Reading
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle invented the world’s greatest detective, Sherlock Holmes. Since Doyle’s writing is too difficult for most kids, I’ve good, easier-to-comprehend books for kids and teens related to Sherlock Holmes plus a few other fun goodies as well… Don’t miss the brilliant middle-grade chapter book series about Sherlock’s younger sister, Enola. (Which is […]Continue Reading
If you have a child or student who is learning to read, you’ll be on the lookout for the BEST books to keep them interested, excited, and growing. There are several new Acorn books from Scholastic that will transition children from early readers into the easiest “chapter books” which are illustrated stories with easy […]Continue Reading
I firmly believe it’s our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. (Even though you might dislike election time and the drama that comes with it!) Election season gives us an opportunity to teach children about elections by reading kid-appropriate children’s books like these… Try incorporating at-home activities […]Continue Reading
Wow, I have SO MANY incredible books to share with you! If you like adventure, don’t miss The Hacker’s Key and The Canyon’s Edge. If you love animals, you’ll want to read A Whale in the Wild and The Endangereds. If you like amazing, real-life books, you’ll want to read Tune It Out, Fighting Words, and The Brave. Full disclosure, I […]Continue Reading