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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Combining Roux’s talent for monster stories with Probert’s magical illustrations, this first book in the Dungeon Academy series is as good as one would expect.
Using a progressive relaxation technique common to meditation practices, Night-Night, Body walks readers through relaxing each part of their bodies.
In Katherine Battersby’s Cranky Chicken, readers will enjoy seeing how these two very different personalities learn to love one another.
At home or in school, Letter Sounds Abound is a fantastic resource to support early-stage reading and writing. It’s not just about letters!