Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes is a timeless children's picture book about bullying. Chrysanthemum is a cute little mouse with a very big name and an even bigger problem: relentless teasing by the other kindergarten students because she has a long name!
Are you looking for children's books to read aloud at home, in the home school or preschool classroom, or at a library story hour? Here is a comprehensive list of "old school" and online resources for finding just the right book to fit any subject.
Here is the basic formula I use for our library's story hour. I use books, music, movement, and transitions to create the sense of routine that young children crave.
Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce is a classic children’s book about time travel, loneliness, and friendship. It often appeals to both children and adults.
To celebrate the opening of the sixth installment of the Harry Potter movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, I thought it sensible to write a HUB on Harry Potter. The release date was July 17th, 2009. So, just in case any of you have been...
Once again, we have a situation where kids of today only know what they see through Disney and think that some of these fairy tales are just the best. Before I go off on this, you should know that as a writer, I think Anderson was a creative genius. It takes a true talent to plumb the depths of the...
A real mango tree! There once was a beautiful mango tree that grew in the jungle near a village. Each and every year when its fruit was in season, the children from the village would run into the jungle and harvest its delicious fruit. ...
Here is an illustrated short story "The Clever Rabbit and the Foolish Lion." Short stories with pictures and morals to discuss are popular with young children and their parents.
For teachers, parents, and librarians, a list of books from 2017 for children ages 3-8 which which feature diverse characters in everyday contemporary life.
The King With Six Friends, By Jay Williams 1968, Parents Magazine Press, an engaging fairy tale adventure of the out-of-work King Zar and the six friends he meets along the way, who help Zar find work as a king once again, while working together to help him win the hand of a beautiful princess.