10 Trending Kids’ Book and Literacy Articles
Book reviews and book lists for all ages, literacy tips, and book giveaways! Here are the top ten list of kids’ books and literacy articles that have been the most read on The Children’s Book Review over the past month.
1. One Jar of Magic, by Corey Ann Haydu | Awareness Tour
From the critically acclaimed author of Eventown comes a hopeful and empowering tale set in an enchanting world of magic and mysterious family secrets—perfect for fans of Anne Ursu, Rebecca Stead, and Wendy Mass. Follow along on the virtual book tour.
2. My Writing and Reading Life with Jennifer Adams, Author of I Am a Kindness Hero
Jennifer Adams is the author of more than 40 books, including the BabyLit board book series, which introduces small children to the world of classic literature, and My Little Cities board books, illustrated by the award-winning Greg Pizzoli. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Parents magazine, and Vanity Fair.
3. ‘Genny Faces the Green Knight’ and ‘I’m Not Very Good At It’ | Book Giveaway
In I’m Not Very Good At It, a young girl learns that she doesn’t have to listen to the negative, limiting messages her brain tells her. In Genny Faces the Green Knight, a young girl connects to the wisdom of nature to discover how brave and resilient she is. The giveaway begins February 5, 2021, at 12:00 PM PST and ends March 5, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST.
4. 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?
5. This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal | Book Giveaway
An official companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller, This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal contains more than 50 activities to support your anti-racism journey. The giveaway begins January 28, 2021, at 12:00 PM PST and ends February 28, 2021, at 11:59 PM PST.
6. 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.
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. How Graphic Novels Boost Literacy Skills and a Love of Reading
Graphic novels combine words and images (essentially comics) for a different kind of reading experience. They are wildly visually appealing, less intimidating, and can be jam-packed with humor and excitement. Here are a few reasons why we are obsessed with graphic novels and think you should be too!
9. 5 Books for Teaching Your Kids About Body Safety and Consent
Body safety is a topic that, as parents and educators, we know we need to teach our kids about. But quite often we fall short because we don’t know where to begin. Not only do we want to keep our children safe, but we also want to teach them to respect the bodies of others. Go ahead and checkout these following books.
10. 11 Kids’ Books on Dealing with Loss, Grief, Illness and Trauma
Here is a list of ten picture books that address a wide range and variety of emotions that young readers may experience when faced with serious illness, loss, grief or trauma.
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