Josh in 6th grade shares his favorite chapter books, a mix of Newbery winners and newly published books.
Best new book to read, Double Dog Dare by Lisa Graff, is a funny chapter book for grades 3-5 according to 4th grader PickyKidPix and me!
What age is appropriate for The Hunger Games movies? Do you think it matters if your child has read the book?
Please join me in a web chat with 2011 and 2010 Newbery Winning authors, Clare Vanderpool and Rebecca Stead.
Is the luck of the Irish a gift from the gods or the result of hard work? Chapter book Beyond Lucky explores this idea with a soccer coming of age story.
The best picture books, chapter books, easy chapter books and graphic novels according to kids! Vote now to pick 5th Annual Children’s Choice Book Awards winners.
I’m continuing my search for books that my 3rd grade reluctant reader friend who likes funny will read. He’s a very sporty kid but his mom says his favorite sport is hockey and she hasn’t had luck finding any books on this sport. There are plenty of baseball and basketball books, and he plays those sports and more, but she thinks that if I can find hockey, he’ll read them happily. I’m excited to get him reading so I searched and found these books.
The Massachusetts Book Award list has great chapter books that include Newbery winners with a range of books from 3rd grade through 8th grade.
My Mom Friend Julie’s son, a third grader, is a reluctant reader. Though he’s a sporty kid, he doesn’t the usual sporty book fare. He’s loved the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series but he finished the series. It’s my job to find him more books that he will actually read without a fight. Here goes …