A review of Michael Morpurgo's children's book 'Kesuke's Kingdom'. One of the best children's books around, often used as a transition text in schools.
Finding good books for 7 year olds can be a challenge. This is a list of chapter books and classic books that my 7 year old loved. These books are great for both boys and girls.
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.
Spice up your spooky fiction booktalks with audience participation. Here you’ll find ideas for ways to get the children involved along with complete booktalks for several kids’ spooky fiction books.
Greatest children’s Fairy Tales, The Rabbit Catcher, Bechstein. The King of the Golden River, John Ruskin. The Young King, Wilde. The Golden Bird, Grimm's. The Lion & the Carpenter, & Thumbelina.
Jeanne Birdsall closes her popular series about the Penderwick family in this final story about reunions, family members, and an upcoming wedding. Young readers will enjoy the send-off story with fond memories of the...
Below I talk about the history and impact of Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House series.
Hook kids into reading with these booktalks for some of the best nonfiction books.
American Girl dolls started off celebrating brave historical characters who were interested in the issues of their time. They're being replaced with bland contemporary characters.
Chapter book suggestions for elementary age girls. These chapter books series often include dozens of books that are appropriate for young girls.