If you’re looking for anti-racist books for kids ages 8 – 12, read these middle grade choices to build empathy and teach kids about prejudice, social justice, and discrimination. How can talk about race with our children? How can we educate children so they’re anti-racist and advocates for social justice? One way to do this […]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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Whether you’re going camping in the backyard or the forest or just reading about camping, prepare your kids to love it with these wonderful books about camping and hiking. Wonderful Children’s Books About Camping C is for Camping by Greg Paprocki ages 1 – 4 I adore this retro looking alphabet board book series and […]Continue Reading
I love sharing books that offer doors, windows, and mirrors for children to see others and themselves. Today, I want to share wonderful middle grade books for ages 8 to 12 with Latinx (Latino/Latina) main characters. PRINTABE LIST Middle Grade Books Featuring Latinx Main Characters Me, Frida, and the Secret is the Peacock Ring by […]Continue Reading
Do you know any young ballerinas who would love to read books about ballet? My kids both loved everything pink and ballet. And they’d wear their leotard and/or tutu everywhere, everyday, long before they even took lessons. My oldest continued dancing until high school until her body’s hypermobility led to knee surgery and no more […]Continue Reading
Is this list to long? Because holy moly do I have a TON a new middle grade and YA books to share with you! All of these books, I’ve read and recommend. My very favorites are indicated with a star. TABLE OF CONTENTS Fantasy Science Fiction / STEM Mystery & Adventure Realistic Historical […]Continue Reading
Kids enjoy illustrated chapter books, whether they are for emergent readers or middle grade readers. I can’t wait to share these popular book titles that will appeal to readers ages 6 to 12! Illustrations offer picture support for children who are just learning to read as well as provide a sense of frivolity and […]Continue Reading
You probably already know that READING ALOUD to children is VERY good for them, specifically their brains…and hearts. It’s a beneficial daily learning vitamin for so many ages. Not just the under five set. All ages! We only just recently stopped reading aloud to my 14-year-old daughter. (Sob!) Let me just recap the big benefits […]Continue Reading
Want a fun game to keep your kids reading throughout the summer? I’ve made a free FREE PRINTABLE READING BINGO to help motivate more reading. Because this summer is the weirdest of all times. We don’t know if libraries will be open. Kids are missing friends and school and books. They’re on screens way too […]Continue Reading