HAPPY 4th of July!
We have something special today. Book suggestions from preschool to middle grade. I thought this might be something fun for parents, grandparents, everyone with a little one in their life to check out. There’s no specific order or message to be had from this list. I just thought you might like it.
PLEASE DON’T EAT ME by Liz Climo
Children just developing sense of humor will appreciate. Complete with cupcake poops and random burps.
AGE: preschool – 3 years old, Publisher: Little Brown
THE WONKY DONKEY by Craig Smith
A silly book for silly people. Everyone is unique and can be celebrated!
AGE: Preschool, Publisher: Scholastic
STEPPING STONES by Lucy Knisy
Quirky and relatable characters experience an avalanche of situations.
AGE: Grades 3 – 7 , Publisher: Random House
THE LIST of THINGS THAT WILL NOT CHANGE by Rebecca Stead
Explores internal life of a young girl going through both ordinary and strange trials in a way that tells readers they are not alone.
AGE: Grades 3 – 7, Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
SQUIRM by Carl Hiiasen
Wickedly funny, slightly subversive tale of snakes, grizzlies, a missing dad and a menacing drone.
AGE: 10 years old and up, Publisher: Yearling
I AM ENOUGH by Grace Byers
We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it.
AGE: 4 – 8 years old, Publisher: Harper Collins
LEMONCELLO and TITANIUM TICKET by Chris Grabenstein
Four lucky boys and girls are about to go inside a spectacular building on a scavenger hunt that takes them through larger than life action games.
AGE: 8 – 12 years old, Publisher: Random House Young Readers
GUTS by Raina Telegemier
A story that normalizes therapy and shows child-developing coping skills that will inspire readers.
AGE: 8 – 12 years old, Publisher: Graphix
THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE, by Emily Winfield Martin
Celebrate dreams, acceptance and love parents have for their children.
AGE: 3 – 7 years old, Publisher: Random House
LOVE MONSTER by Rachel Bright
It’s hard to fit in when you’re different. Love Monster sets off to find someone who will love him for the way he is.
AGE: 3 – 7 years old, Publisher: Farrar Strauss & Groux
I LOVE YOU, LITTLE POOKIE by Sandra Boynton
Sweet and simple board book that offers a declaration of unwavering love from mom to her wonderful child.
AGE: Baby – 5 years old, Publisher: Little Simon, Simon & Schuster
HAIR LOVE by Matthew A. Cherry
A bighearted ode to individuality and father-daughter relationships.
AGE: 4 – 9 years old, Publisher: Kokila
THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT by Drew Daywalt
The Crayons are on strike… Red is tired. Beige is bored. Black is misunderstood and peach is naked. It’s about a kid named Duncan who likes to think “outside the box.”
AGE: K – 3 years old, Publisher: Philomel
I LOVE MY PUPPY by Caroline Jayne Church
Mia asks what do you love most about your puppy? Touch and feel on every page.
AGE: 2 – 4 years old, Publisher: Cartwheel Books
Enjoy finding these books at your favorite on-line independent bookstore and sharing them together.
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