Books for Pre-K and Elementary School Grades
Find Literature Kids Age 4 to 8 Will Love
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?
An abundance of research all points to the same thing: kids that read (or kids that are read to) daily from an early age perform better on their report cards. As children move through the phases of listening to stories, sounding out words, stringing words together to make a sentence, and then, eventually, reading a complete book, they begin to master language, improve communication skills, and their comprehension blossoms. Finding books for kids ages 4-8 is all about connecting your child with books that will peak their individual interests, while also entertaining them so much that they can’t wait to pick up another good book—keeping that healthy reading habit of reading for pleasure, going!
In this section of The Children’s Book Review’s online reading oasis, our reviews and book lists cover a wide variety of subjects: picture books to chapter books, funny books, sports books, biographies, books about dinosaurs, books about ballet, mysteries, and, well, you get the idea—just about any kind of book suitable for kids ages 4-8. Check out these reviews to get started:
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Marissa Bader’s picture book, The Only Me, is a great way to start conversations about being yourself—for twins or any siblings!
A Brief History of Life on Earth provides an interesting starting place and several talking points for children about environmental impact and history.
In this interview, Desiree Blanchard discusses My Home Filled With Love, an inclusive 38-page children’s book that shows healthy, loving relationships.
My Home Filled With Love is an inclusive, 38-page children’s book that shows what healthy, loving relationships look and sound like.