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Read reviews of great children’s books and find the perfect book for your children. Browse our library of the best in children’s books, or, use the alphabetic listing of kids books on the Complete Book List menu item.

We select children’s books that meet several criteria:

  • Well-written, worthy of being called Literature for Children, as opposed to just a children’s book
  • Valuable life-lesson or message that the main characters discover for themselves
  • Free of violence or offensive language
  • Imaginative

Everyone has their own tastes in books; the books here represent our editorial opinion, based on experience working with children, teaching, and being a parent and grandmother. We hope you find something you can share with your students, children, or grandchildren.

children's book Echo Mountain - In this exceptional children's book, set in the Great Depression, we learn about intuitive skills for today as well...

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children's book The Beatryce Prophecy - Published: 2021 Best for: 9 - 12 In this marvelous children's book by beloved author Kate DiCamillo, we discover the time-honored values of truth and loyalty.

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elephant_children's book Every Home Needs an Elephant - In this delightful, readable children's book, with a small amount of graphic content that creates a change of pace, 9-year-old Sarah gets her voice...

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When Wrigley - children's book When Wrigley Sits on My Head - A children's book, and true story, written by a nine-year-old about his three-legged dog named Wrigley. Inspiring for other kids.

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Read Aloud Story Time The Importance of Story Time - By Guest Contributor Tom Matthews, InTheBook.com The simple act of reading out loud to a child has been proven to develop much more than knowledge of the topic of the book: it builds confidence with words. Together you are cultivating…

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Children's book - Finding Langston Children’s Books for Diversity - Children's Books for Diversity Black Lives Matter. This list includes some of the transformative and inspiring African-American stories reviewed on Litkidz that celebrate Black Lives and diversity in many forms.

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For Parents A Family of Readers - The Book Lover's Guide to Children's and Young Adult Literature by Roger Sutton and Martha Parravano, editors of the Horn Book Magazine Published 2010. What a great contribution to librarians and parents this book is. I wished I had read…

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children's book - Giant from the Fire Sea Giant from the Fire Sea - Published: 2019 Theme: Value of Knowledge Best for: 9 to 11 "This giant's understanding came slowly, seasons upon seasons. I looked and looked at the markings-letters, you mans call them... The letters held open my head, like a stick propping…

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Illustrated Children's Book - Nothing Stopped Sophie Nothing Stopped Sophie - Published: 2018 Theme: Women in Math Best for: 7 and up "Sophie discovered that mathematicians use numbers as poets use letters-as a language to question, explore, and solve the secrets of the universe." Wonderful and inspiring illustrated biography of a…

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Children's book - math curse Math Curse - Published: 1995 Theme: Math for Kids Best for: 2nd and 3rd grade "Mrs. Fibonacci has obviously put a math curse on me. Everything I look at or think about has become a math problem." A lighthearted look at how math…

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