Book Reviews For Category: First Chapter Book

These simpler books are a transition to independent reading for first and second grade readers.

Now We Are Six

nowwearesix

by A. A. Milne, first published 1927 “I found a little beetle, so that Beetle was his name, And I called him Alexander and he answered just the same” This second children’s book of poetry by Milne is actually my favorite. If I were to pick one of the two

Posted in Ages 5-8, Classics, First Chapter Book, Read-Aloud

When We Were Very Young

when we wer very young

by A. A. Milne, first published 1924 “A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise…” At first glance, one might think that this, the very first children’s book by A. A. Milne, would be more appropriate for much younger children. However, one of the criteria for great literature

Posted in Ages 5-8, Classics, First Chapter Book, Read-Aloud

The World of Pooh

Winnie The Pooh

by A. A. Milne, First published 1926. “Sing Ho! for the life of a Bear! Sing Ho! for the life of a Bear”Who among us doesn’t know the world of Winnie-the-Pooh? To read it is to be a child again, seeing the world with utter innocence and simplicity.

Posted in Ages 5-8, Classics, First Chapter Book, Read-Aloud, Waldorf-Aligned
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