Are you looking for a list of books that are recommended for school-aged children? LouAnne has put together a list of her favorite children’s books, in addition to some other websites that can help you find the perfect match for your child! Remember: It’s never too early to teach your child how to read. Early literacy is very important!
Books Parents Loved as Kids – check out this amazing collection of books that parents loved when they were children. Not only do these books remain classics to this day, but they’re also fun to go back and re-read as an adult. LouAnne’s personal favorite is The Giving Tree.
50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They're 12 – There’s no shortages of books to choose from for the young child, but not all books are created equal. LouAnne finds this list of ‘50 books all kids should read before they’re 12’ to be spot on. From Madeline to Stuart Little to Ramona the Pest, you will fall in love with this collection of book titles!
Giant Collection of Book Lists for Kids – LouAnne loves this collection of book titles for kids. It encompasses less popular books, that she believes are hidden gems. LouAnne recommends checking out the Multicultural and Diverse Picture Books section!
Recommended books from ALSC – Are you looking for the perfect summer reading list? What about books and novels that teach kids about STEM or how to deal with grief? This book list is courtesy of the Association for Library Service to Children – a division of the American Library Association.
Amazon.com - Best Sellers in Children's Books – Not sure what you’re looking for? LouAnne recommends taking some time to browse through amazon.com (LouAnne’s favorite place to buy books, both new and used!) This is the children’s Books department and the website lists and keeps track of the most popular titles by sales. Read through the reviews to get an even more in depth look at the book.
The Children's Book Review – Whether you’re looking for a specific title or want to search for books by age and reading level, this website does it all. Real reviews by real people!