Hey parents/guardians of young readers! Is your child ready for chapter books but you don’t know where to start? Or are you looking for something a little longer than your usual picture books to read aloud?
With just the right amount of text, and often heavily illustrated, these titles are just right for helping your child grow into a lifelong love of reading. And they make great bedtime stories!
As you’re exploring this exciting new chapter in your child’s reading life, please remember that revisiting favorite early readers and picture books is good for children’s confidence and can positively impact their literacy. Elephant and Piggie never get old!
Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen by Debbi Michiko Florence
Everyone says she can’t pound mochi at the New Year’s celebration, but Jasmine has a plan. She’ll show everyone in her family what she can do!
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Princess Posey and the Crazy, Lazy Vacation by Stephanie Greene
Posey’s mom decides that instead of going away for their summer vacation, they’ll stay home instead! Will this be the most boring summer of Posey’s life, or will she figure out how to make the most of being stuck at home?
A Friend for Dragon by Dav Pilkey
Does an apple make a good best friend? Dragon finds out in this short, touching story.
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