Eleanor Estes wrote 19 children’s books and one novel for adults. The Hundred Dresses won a Newbery Honor in 1945 and has never been out of print.
Browsing: Eleanor Estes
This month, the book that tops off the best selling middle-grade book list from our affiliate store is the 1945 Newbery Honor winner…
Claudia Mills is the author of many chapter and middle-grade books, including 7 x 9=Trouble!; How Oliver Olson Changed the World; Kelsey Green, Reading Queen; and, most recently, Zero Tolerance.
Mills shares a wonderful list of her family’s favorite books that feature girl protagonists—she encourages you to share them with both boys and girls, alike.
Teaching children to be compassionate—to understand someone else’s suffering and to try and alleviate that suffering—is not easy. Here are a few books that can help impart the message that being kind to one another is essential and that the golden rule is paramount.