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Children’s Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | February 2015

The Children’s Book Review | February 8, 2015

Love is in the air this month. While we continue to have a winter wonderland of books and articles appearing in The Children’s Book Review‘s book trends this month; including our list “Kids Winter Books: Snow, Mittens, Polar Bears and Other Arctic Animals,” we also have a list of “Kids Books for Valentine’s Day” trending. Did you catch all of the wonderful literacy resources, too; such as “Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online?” If not, have fun perusing this list of TCBR’s book trends.

Here’s the scoop on the 10 most popular destinations on The Children’s Book Review …

1. Where to Find Free eBooks for Children Online

The Children’s Book Review presents a guest post by education writer Karen Schweitzer.

2. 20 Sites to Improve Your Child’s Literacy

There are a number of organizations and sites that provide online activities, teaching tips, and free books for children. Here are 20 sites to explore over the summer.

3. Kids Winter Books: Snow, Mittens, Polar Bears and Other Arctic Animals

What better season is there to cuddle-up under a blanket next to a crackling fire, with a good book? The following books are perfect for this peaceful-but-sometimes-blustery time of year. There is something for every child: snow, mittens, polar bears, penguins—and even a coming of age story for the teens.

4. Book Lover: 16 Kids Books for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day gives me another great excuse to promote kids books—not that I need one; I’ll jump at any opportunity to encourage reading—especially the reading of books that teach self-value or simply display ‘love’ to children. So, without further ado, here are some truly adorable and enjoyable books that offer up “that loving feeling,” and should get you some of that all important snuggle and bonding time with your kids.

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

While these parents are pushing their kids to be on top of the game, they don’t realize that the intensive coaching can be counterproductive and they’re missing out on an important genre, critical in the role of a child’s development—picture books.

 6. Best Selling Kids Series | January 2015

There are no changes this month to our best selling kids series list. The Marvel Heroes of Reading line of early readers remains the best selling series from our affiliate store.

7. Best New Kids Stories | January 2015

Popular series, a new addition to the American Girl conglomerate, and a Disney Frozen book make this month’s selection of best new kids books totally a kids’ choice list!

8. Best Selling Middle Grade Books | January 2015

This month, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat, by Dave Shelton, is The Children’s Book Review‘s best selling middle grade book.

9.  15 Excellent Civil Rights Books

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—observed the third Monday of each year, around the time of his January 15 birthday—here is a list of outstanding books that represent nonviolent activism and the civil rights movement

10. What Do You Do With An Idea? By Kobi Yamada | Book Review

What Do You Do With An Idea? is a spectacular book for all ages and is a wonderful treasure for any home or school library.

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 articles and reviews tagged with Winter Books and Valentine’s Day Books.

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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