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!
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.
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!
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.