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.
There is plenty of great descriptions with the epic series of Harry Potter and Middle Earth. Have a read and see what you think. A great way to try and emulate to improve your writing or just read.
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.
Wonderful Chinese Culture books for any library. Especially good for adopted children.
How to start a collection of children's books with Dr. Seuss books. Books to have on hand in your preschooler's library collection. Illustrated guide to collecting Dr. Seuss books for your child.
Picture books with short stories hold great appeal for kids. The fox and the crow fable is a popular such tale—here you can read it with pictures.
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.
Printable games that teachers, book club leaders and librarians can use for the book Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life by James Patterson. Name game, trivia, drawing game (like Pictionary.)
Find the best books and resources for elementary school aged kids to learn more about the human body, cells, and genetics.
The Ever After High book series is perfect for young readers and older reluctant readers too. This fairytale series features the children of the most famous fairytale characters in history.