Monday, November 3, 2008

Book Recommendations for Children







I asked my daughters and their children to send me recommendations for children's books for the blog. RECOMENDATIONS
For The Very Young
0-6 crowd
I Kissed the Baby - Mary Murphy
Piggies - Don Wood
Dog's Colorful Day - Emma Dodd
Big Words for Little People - Jamie Lee Curtis

Color Zoo - Lois EhlertChicka Chica 1, 2, 3 - Bill Martin
Alphabeep - Debora Pearson
Jamberry - Bruce Degen
Jesse Bear, What Will you Wear? - Nancy Carlstrom
I Like Me - Nancy Carlson (Thumbs up to all Nancy's books)
The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Head to Toe - Erice Carle
Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? - Bill Martin, Jr.
Corduroy - Don Freeman
Guess How Much I Love You - Sam McBratney
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Judith Viorst
The Mitten - Jan Brett
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie - Laura Jofee Numeroff
The Little Engine That Could - Watty Piper
Curious George (series) Hans Augusto Rey
Arthur series - Marc Tolon Brown (LOVE Arthur books)
Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse - Kevin Henkes (All Kevin Henkes books are awesome)
Clifford, the Big Red Dog - Norman Bridwell
Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten - Joseph Slate
Blue Hat, Green Hat - Sandra Boynton (All her books are good)
Ther Berenstain Bears series - Stan and Jan Berenstain
Bubble Gum, Bubble Gum - Lisa Wheeler
Spot 7 Series - KIDSLABEL
Olivia Saves the Circus - Ian Falconer
Pinkalicious - Elizabeth Kann
Anansi and the Talking Melon - Eric A. Kimmel
I Stink - Kate and Jim McMullen
Clap Your Hands - Lorinda Cauley
Bark George - Jules Feiffer
Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus - Mo Willems
Go Dog Go! - Philip D. Eastman
Danny and the Dinosaur - Syd Hoff
Biscuit - Alyssa Capucilli
Amelia Bedelia - Peggy Parish

Young Readers
Junie B. Jones Books - Park
The Littles Books -Peterson
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Books - MacDonald
How to Eat Fried Worms - Rockwell
Pippi Longstocking Books - Lindgren
Magic Tree House Books - Will Osborne
Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Kinney
Judy Moody Books - McDonald
Sarah, Plain and Tall - MacLachlan
The Abby Hayes Books - Mazer
Jigsaw Jones Mystery Books - Preller

Elementary and Late Elemntary Readers

The BFG - Dahl
The Incredible Journey - Burnford
The Secret Garden - Burnett
The Mouse and the Motorcycle - Cleary (All hers are good - but this series is a favorite)
The Tail of Emily Winsnap - Kesler
Indian in the Cupborad - Banks
Cricket in Times Square - Selden
Shiloh - Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Molly Moon Books - Byng
Half-Magic - Edward Eager
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing - Blume
The Westing Game - Ellen Raskin
The Twenty-One Balloons - Du Bois
The Great Brain - Fitzgerald
Little House on the Prarie Books - Wilder
The Little Princess - Burnett
Nancy Drew - Keene
Peter Pan - Barrie
Where the Red Fern Grows - Rawls
Holes - Sachar
Anne of Green Gales - Montgomery
Island of the Blue Dolphins - O'Dell
A Wrinkle in Time - L'Engle
The Cay - Taylor
The Bronze Bow - Speare
Peter and the Starcatchers - Barry
Inkheart Series - Funke
The Thief Lord - Funke
Harry Potter Series - Rowling
The Goose Girl Series - Hales
Tennis Shoes Among the Nephites - Heimerdinger
The Mysterious Benedict Society Series - Steart
The Princess Academy- Hales
Hoot - Spinelli
Loser - Spinelli
The Fire Within Series - D'Lacey
The Book of Three - Lloyd Alexander
Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis

Young Adult Readers

The Book Thief - Zusak
The Host - Meyers
Twilight Series - Meyers
The Giver - Lowry
Enders Game - Card
Martian Chronicles - Bradbury
The Time Machine - Wells
Uglies Series - Westerfield
Eragon Series - Paolini
Watership Down - Adams
The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - Tolkien
Speak - Andersen
The Wizard of Earthsea Trilogy - Le Guin

Thanks to my daughters and grandchildren for helping me. Since we are closing in on another Christmas I thought we could use some ideas for books for our familes this year.

2 comments:

the kings said...

Yeah Mom! Thanks for letting us participate! It was fun to think about all of the books I love to read to the little ones.
- Love and MANY hugs
Kelly

the Halversens said...

Yeah mom again!

cute grandkids-
Jenn