In first grade, kids are just getting started with independent reading. If you don’t read kids’ books for your own entertainment (I do!) you might have trouble coming up with some suggestions for your kids. But better than my suggestions, are the suggestions of other kids. Here are 7 of the best books for girls, my daughter’s favorite books in first grade….
Best Books for Boys in 1st Grade – my son’s 4 favorite kids books
In first grade, kids are just getting started with independent reading. I strongly believe that reading enjoyment is important, especially for early readers. If you don’t read kids’ books for your own entertainment (I do!) you might have trouble coming up with some suggestions for your kids. But better than my suggestions, are the suggestions of another kid. Here are 4 of the best books for boys, my son’s favorite books in first grade….
Best Kids Books – My own kids’ favorite books
There many lists claiming to be lists of the best kids books. Lists of hundreds — if not thousands— of kids’ books that are carefully curated for their “literary merit.” I’m not a literature expert, just a children’s book author – but most of all a mom – who loves reading, with a house full of readers….
Growing Readers – helping your kids become readers
Over the years lots of my friends have asked me for advice, about book suggestions and about how I got my kids to love reading. This came so naturally to us, that it took some thought to figure out what we might have done differently….
Why is required school reading so depressing?
With the end of the school year approaching it may seem like an odd time to be thinking about what the required reading novels will be next year. But we recently had to fill out course selection sheets for all three kids, and the same questions always comes up. Do we let our kids sign up for preAP English knowing that the reading selections will be more “challenging”? Because in effect we have found what it really means is that the novels will be more disturbing….