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Kids Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | February 2019

The Children’s Book Review | February 25, 2019

10 Trending Kids’ Book and Literacy Articles

From book reviews and lists for all ages to literacy tips and book giveaways, here’s the top ten list of kids books and literacy articles that have been trending on The Children’s Book Review . . .


1. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preschool To Elementary, Ages 4-8

Did You Know That You Could Boost Your Preschool Or Elementary Child’s Intelligence Simply By Ensuring That Reading Books Is A Part Of Their Day-To-Day Life?

2. Book Reviews And Recommendations: Preteen And Tween, Ages 9-12

With Maturity Developing And A Wide Range Of Reading Abilities Among Preteens And Tweens, Middle Grade Novels (Books For Ages 9 And Up) Begin To Soar With Well-Developed Fantastical Worlds, A Gentle Increase In The Complexities Of Social And Emotional Plot Developments, Smaller Fonts, And More Pages.

3. Five Family Favorites with Josh Funk, Author of Mission Defrostable

Josh Funk is the author of Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast (Sterling), followed by its sequel The Case of the Stinky Stench(Sterling), Albie Newton (Sterling, 2018), It’s Not Jack and the Beanstalk (Two Lions, 2017), How to Code a Sandcastle (Viking), Lost in the Library (Henry Holt), and more. He shares 5 of his family’s favorite books.

4. Win the Dynomike: What’s Heartfulness? Book Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a Dynomike series prize pack! Giveaway begins January 31, 2019, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 1, 2019, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

5. Ten Kids Picture Books About Unconditional Love

In an effort to fill the hearts of the children and adults in your home, as well as my own, here are ten kids books that can help instill unconditional love.

6. 5 Gripping Survival Stories to Be Read and Passed on to Young Readers

Here are five classic nonfiction survival tales written for adults—to be read and passed on to young readers with a taste for adventure.

7. Book Reviews and Recommendations: Infant and Toddler Age Children, Ages 0-3

Reading to our kids has never been more important than now. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends through policy that pediatricians consult parents on the importance of reading aloud to children during the early years. A jump-start on reading is a jump-start on language comprehension.

8. 5 Compelling Picture Books Worthy of Reading Again and Again

The great picture books have the wherewithal to access the universe’s secrets again and again.

9. The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond | Book Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a copy of The Last Kids on Earth and the Cosmic Beyond, written by Max Brallier and illustrated by Douglas Holgate.

Giveaway begins January 29, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends February 28, 2019, at 11:59 P.M. MT.

10. Win a Best Babysitters Ever Prize Pack

Enter for a chance to win a Best Babysitters Ever prize pack from HMH Books for Young Readers—complete with a ban.dō planner and tote bag to help with all of the future babysitting gigs! Giveaway begins February 4, 2019 at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 4, 2019 at 11:59 P.M. PST.

For more children’s book trends, you can follow along with all of our articles tagged with Book Trends and be sure to check out our Book Giveaways category.
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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.


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