Josh in 6th grade shares his favorite chapter books, a mix of Newbery winners and newly published books.
What age is appropriate for The Hunger Games movies? Do you think it matters if your child has read the book?
Don’t miss The Hunger Games movie trailer, but try to read the book first before you see the movie. You have time … it’s coming out March 23, 2012. The trilogy is recommended for ages 10 and up.
Top 100 Young Adult (YA) Novels: From Persnickety Snark based on a poll she ran all year.
Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! These are the 2010 winners.
I am thrilled that she is loving to read and now that she is cranking through book series, I am noticing a pattern: she loves fast paced, fantasy adventure books, particularly those in which the main characters possess special powers. I asked her for her Top 5 Series recommendations and all fit the bill except for The Mysterious Benedict Society. These series also have unisex appeal as I have noticed that she is lending out her books to both male and female classmates. Finally, these books are appropriate for a wider audience beyond 5th grade, I’d say the range is grades 3rd through 8th.
The Children’s Choice Book Awards is the only national children’s book awards program where winning titles are selected by young readers of all ages. The good news here is that there is a very high probability that your child will like these books too! The children (and teens) have spoken! These are their favorite books for 2011!
A whole slew of children’s book awards including the Sheffield, Costa, O’Dell and Children’s Book Award.
I found this pair of posts on some great blogs and the dicotomy of boys versus girls made me want to post them both. I have not read all these books, but these lists make me want to! Thank you MustLoveBooks and ConsumedByBooks!