Every parent wants to encourage their child to read. But what’s the secret to knowing what is age appropriate? And how do you determine if the subject matter is something you want your child to be reading? You can talk with other parents, you can talk to your child’s teacher or librarian. Or you can use our handy list of websites that provide reviews of children’s books. Choose from these sites to find recommendation based on professional reviews, reviews by parents, and perhaps most important, reviews by children.
The Children’s Book Review publishes reviews and book lists for the best books for children of all ages. Read interviews with authors and illustrators. Search for books by category or age or check out the giveaways from The Children’s Book Review Book Shop. The Children’s Book Review has been named one of the ALSC (Association for Library Service to Children) Great Web Sites for Kids
Quest for literacy > > www.thechildrensbookreview.com
Since 2003, Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Reviews has been providing parents, teachers and others with the tolls to find the most exceptional books for the young readers in their lives. They’re not trying to sell you books, just reviewing and telling you which are the best. Check back often for the series spotlight. And don’t forget to follow them on facebook.
Children’s book review journal > > lookingglassreview.com
Who better than kids themselves to read and review the best books? But not to worry the Founder, Executive Director and CEO of the Spaghetti Book Club is an educator who understands the need to help kids read books and write their own reviews. The Spaghetti Book Club began with a purpose of encouraging children to read and doing so by providing ways for them to connect with the books and then share their thoughts and reactions with friends and family.
Developing Reading and Writing Skills > > spahettibookclub.org
From a casual Christmas conversation three sisters and educators got together to share their recent book discoveries with the world. Now their very successful website gets input from other teachers, homeschoolers, and involved parents. The site only includes highly rated & award winning books. Not only will you find the best books for your children to read, you’ll find excellent homeschooling and curriculum resources
Reading and curriculum resources> > www.the-best-childrens-books.org
Check out the Children’s Book Guide list of top 100 books for children. But beyond that you can search for the best books by name or by category. It’s hard to search through book stores and libraries and guides to figure out the best books for your children. Children’s Book Guide takes the work out of that process for you. Here you can find recommendations to make your life easier and your child’s reading more enjoyable and productive.
Make your child’s reading enjoyable > > childrensbooksguide.com/top-100
Parenthood.com has assembled a list of the 100 Best Children’s Books organized by category, title, author and illustrator. The list is complied with opinions from parents, children’s literature experts and our own readers.
Enduring classics to award-winning books > > parenthood.com/article-topics/the_100_best_childrens_books.html
We know that age-appropriate children’s books are crucial to child development. You don’t have to sort through millions of books on your own. Children’s Books and Reviews has done a lot of the leg work for you. Check out the carefully selected books in their online book store.
Recommendations and online bookstore > > > childrensbooksandreviews.com/