Find the best middle-grade chapter books from 2020 for kids ages 8 to 12. You’ll find #ownvoices, historical fiction, fantasy, mystery, and more–there’s a book for everyone on this list. Best Middle-Grade Chapter Books of 2020 Table of Contents OwnVoices Realistic Historical Fiction Graphic Novels Biography Mystery Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi OwnVoices Chapter Books from […]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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Thanksgiving books for kids share the early history of the United States, gratitude, and thankfulness. Did you know that thankfulness is a habit–something to practice and make a regular part of your day? (Kind of like exercise!) We practice thankfulness each night in our family prayers. For other people, they might share gratitude at a family […]Continue Reading
Star Wars fans everywhere are loving season two of The Mandalorian. I know I am! Which is why I thought I’d share an updated list of the coolest Star Wars gifts for kids (little and big) for the upcoming holiday season. “The Force. It’s calling to you. Just let it in.” The Coolest Star Wars […]Continue Reading
Got a graphic novel reader? Me, too! And it’s always fun to give them more, wonderful reading choices, right? Here are seven new graphic novels for kids ages 7 to 18. Cat Ninja by Matthew Cody, illustrated by Yehudi Mercado (ages 7 – 10) By day Claude is Leon’s pet but by night, […]Continue Reading
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
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