If your reader likes survival chapter books that are fast-paced, edge-of-your-seat adventures, I’ve got 27 great recommendations. Because a parent recently told me that her tween daughter only likes survival stories, I wanted to share with you the best of the best. (Incidentally, I think her daughter is not alone; lots of tween kids ages […]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:
Children’s books, picture and chapter books, with Muslim characters show representation, open kids’ eyes to new cultures, and build empathy. We still need more books with Muslim characters. Hopefully. publishers will realize that readers like us want to see more diversity and continue to offer more books with diverse characters. The books on […]Continue Reading
What are the best diverse easy readers for emergent and early readers? You may have noticed that most easy readers contain animal main characters. While diversity has gotten a little better in some categories such as realistic beginning chapter books and realistic middle grade books, we still aren’t seeing much representation in early readers. (Or […]Continue Reading
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
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