Books for Boys Set in Urban Chicago I love researching very specific book requests for kids! I received this request from Nadine: Hey! I have been searching for books with an “inner city” vibe. My son is 9 and read The Spraypaint Mystery and The Case of the Missing Trophy by Angela Medearis. Both times he…
New books for kids for summer reading. I review chapter books– both realistic fiction and action adventure — and graphic novels. Try these books to get your middle grade child reading this summer.
4th Grade Chapter Books and 5th Grade Chapter Books as well set in quirky small towns. These books for kids seem to win Newbery awards as well!
Explore 5th Grade and 4th Grade Social Sciences (aka American History) in Immigration, Civil Rights Movement and U.S. History using picture books, chapter books, videos and more.
5th Grade Chapter book, A Million Miles from Boston, nails the anxieties about the transition to middle school perfectly. I am giving away 3 copies of the hot-off-the-presses paperback.
Graphic novel for girls, Smile by Raina Telgemeier, will be a first for our 4th Grade Girls’ Book Club. Here are the details for an upcoming meeting.
Third grade seems to bring out the girl bullying if that hasn’t happened yet. These picture books and chapter books explore bullying in it’s myriad of forms.
Newbery winning Dead End in Norvelt is the perfect chapter book for 5th graders. Win audio book.
Before there was a Mysterious Benedict Society, there was simply a boy named Nicholas Benedict. Meet the boy who started it all! I am giving away 3 copies!