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

The Children’s Book Review | March 29, 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: 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.

2. 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?

3. 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.

4. 5 Books For Raising Happy, Calm, and Resilient Kids

These books are like finding a little pot of gold at the end of the rainbow … they are wonderful choices for helping children (not to mention adults) understand that they hold the power within themselves to maneuver their way through the inevitable ups and downs of life.

5. Five Family Favorites with Wendi Silvano, Author of Turkey’s Eggcellent Easter

Choose five of our family’s favorite children’s books? Impossible! … But here are a few we all agreed brought amazing memories, and that we feel every child should know.

6. Five Stupendous Steampunk Stories For Kids and Teens

Peter Bunzl, the author of Cogheart, shares five of his favorite steampunk stories.

7. Book Reviews and Recommendations: Teen and Young Adult, Ages 12+

We’re ready to dazzle you with the young adult book picks that we carefully select to feature from the 4,800+ books published for teens each year. You’ll find books in the following subjects: Fantasy: Supernatural Fiction, and .

8. How Picture Books Play a Role in a Child’s Development

Picture books help develop story sense. Children learn the beginning, middle and end of a story and can often relate to the age-appropriate issues and conflicts presented in a picture book.

9. Saving Winslow, by Sharon Creech | Speed Interview

Which five words best describe Saving Winslow?

Sharon Creech: Gentle, funny, Creechian, sincere, poignant  (it feels odd to describe my own book this way. . . Maybe these are attributes that I hope readers will find in the book.)

10. The Best Kids Chapter Books and Novels of 2018

A funny chapter book, inspiring non-fiction, a wordless graphic novel, a diverse selection of characters, magical realism, historical fiction, a bunch of middle grade debuts, and a little fantasy are what you will find in this list of 35 brilliant books for kids ages 6 through 14.

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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