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
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.
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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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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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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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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