Get your kids ages 5 to 18, reading with book recommendations from these up-to-date summer reading lists for kids. They’re at every grade level from elementary to middle school to high school!! During the school year, start with the grade level your child is currently in. Over the summer, choose books on the grade level they will […]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:
Most schools and libraries are closed. So if you don’t have any children’s books to read at home, here’s how you can find great e-book deals for kids of all ages for either free or under $5. These will keep your kids reading and building their literacy skills. DON’T MISS: Tips for Teaching Young Kids […]Continue Reading
Big Fat Notebooks are easy-to-read, condensed books of knowledge, notes, and quizzes about every subject. And they’re perfect for middle school! But guess what else, parents? If you’re like me and maybe have forgotten everything about middle school math or American History or Science, these books will help you, too!! 🙂 Big Fat Notebook: Study Guides […]Continue Reading
The term voice in writing refers to the narrator’s or author’s personality coming through, some call this the author’s style. This list of children’s picture and chapter books provide mentor text examples for you as you teach students all about writing with voice. In a first-person narrative, voice means the writing sounds like you — […]Continue Reading
Life in middle school isn’t easy. Kids experience lots of different things in middle school but one thing is for sure, middle school life is full of ups and downs. This list of fiction middle grade chapter books is all about middle school life. With themes ranging from general student life to struggles with friendships […]Continue Reading
Whoa! DC Comics is busy releasing new and amazing graphic novels like never before. (Or at least, they’re sending me lots of review copies like never before? Thank you for that by the way!) And today, I get to share with you my favorites. Of which there are a lot. Yay! This list will give […]Continue Reading
Find good books for your middle school students who are reluctant readers, maybe even struggling readers. From graphic novels to nonfiction books, I’m sharing six categories of books plus recommendations in each category of books that are motivating, some at lower levels, and really, really good. In other words, kids will like them! Not only […]Continue Reading
Note: originally written in 2012 by educator, mom, and “education diva,” Ruth Spivak with updates and revisions in 2020 by Melissa Taylor. Mwahahaaaa! An awesome villain can really make a great children’s book. Oh sure, it’s great to have a hero who models virtue and courage, but it’s the villains who are often the most interesting and […]Continue Reading