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Books Adventure for Kids

Books Adventure for Kids

Ages: 4-6 Who wrote it? Holly Hobbie What’s it about? Toot and Puddle are the best of friends with very different interests. One is a homebody, and the other loves to travel. When Toot spends the year traveling around the world, Puddle enjoys receiving his postcards. On opposing pages, Toot’s adventures are laid out beside Puddle’s hometown activities. Why we love it: This is the first in Toot and Puddle s many adventures, and it’s a wonderful introduction …


Non fiction books for 8th Graders

Non fiction books for 8th Graders

8th Grade Book Report Information 8th Grade students need to read 40 points of book report points per semester. You may read two books worth 20 points each, or you may read books that are more challenging but worth more points. Any total book report points above 40 will count as extra credit points (up to a maximum of 10 points). WORTH 20 POINTS 1. April Morning , Howard Fast [Lexington and Concord; April 19, 1775--The day America was born] FICTION …


Non Fiction books for Book Club

Non Fiction books for Book Club

Use our general nonfiction questions to get book club discussions off to a good start. They re basic but smart. 1. If your book offers a cultural portrait —of life in another country or region of your own country, start with questions a, b, and c What observations are made in the book? Does the author examine economics and politics, family traditions, the arts, religious beliefs, language or food? Does the author criticize or admire the culture? …

Nonfiction Kids Books

Nonfiction Kids Books

New Database of Nonfiction Children’s Authors Twenty-two leading children’s book authors have formed a group called INK Think Tank: Nonfiction Authors in Your Classroom and have launched a FREE online database of nonfiction books. Their website, is designed to help teachers, librarians, and homeschoolers find the books they need to meet curriculum requirements in grades K-12. The database will enable users to build an outstanding classroom or home …

Great non Fiction Books for Kids

Great non Fiction Books for Kids

* It shows you know the child and his or her interests and passions. Animal lover? Football fanatic? Astronomy obsessed? You can really tailor the gift to the child’s passion. * You’ll probably be buying a book the child doesn’t already have. Narrative nonfiction and other interesting nonfiction for kids are the best-kept book secrets around. They can be as gripping and absorbing as fiction but rarely get the same buzz. So it’s less likely that the …

Realistic Fiction Books for Teens

Realistic Fiction Books for Teens

Call Number: YA FIC PATTERSON, J. Torn from their parents in a society increasingly controlled by the government, 15-year-old Wisty and her older brother, Whit, are incarcerated in a totalitarian prison where they discover they have incredible supernatural powers. Call Number: YA FIC ROSOFF, M. To get away from her pregnant stepmother in New York City, fifteen-year-old Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly …

Top Fiction Books for women

Top Fiction Books for women

Women s fiction is an umbrella term for books that are marketed to female readers, and includes many mainstream novels, romantic fiction, chick lit, and other sub genres. It is distinct from Women s writing, which refers to literature written by (rather than promoted to) women. There exists no comparable label in English for works of fiction that are marketed to males. The Romance Writers of America organization defines women s fiction as, a commercial …

Kids non fiction books online Free

Kids non fiction books online Free

New Database of Nonfiction Children’s Authors Twenty-two leading children’s book authors have formed a group called INK Think Tank: Nonfiction Authors in Your Classroom and have launched a FREE online database of nonfiction books. Their website, is designed to help teachers, librarians, and homeschoolers find the books they need to meet curriculum requirements in grades K-12. The database will enable users to build an outstanding classroom or home …

List of Fiction Books for Kids

List of Fiction Books for Kids

We’re Giving Away 100 Books! READERS #1 PICKS: THE TOP 10 SUPERLATIVES Some books wow you with their stunning illustrations, some with their page-turning action, and still others with the lush, vivid worlds they paint for our imaginations. As we built the 100 Greatest Books for Kids list, we felt compelled to tell you about the books that wowed us. There are ten such books. To honor them, we awarded a superlative badge for each that you’ll discover …

Fictional books for Young Adults

Fictional books for Young Adults

Each year, YALSA presents the Best Fiction for Young Adults list after ALA s Midwinter Meeting. This year’s list of 102 books was drawn from 200 official nominations. The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, science fiction and novels in verse. In addition …