I love books. In fact, I obsess over them at times. We’re 38 days into the new year, and I’ve already read 30 books (not counting kids’ books). It may be a disease.
Be that as it may, this love of books has led me to spend a LOT of time reading to my children. A while back (a long while–I’ve spent most of my free time reading in the past few months), I posted a list of must-read books for the under-six set; I thought it was finally time for my next installment. After much pondering, I settled on eight authors who have written one or more truly wonderful books for kids in the early elementary years, roughly ages 6-8. I referenced my favorites of their books, and I’ve separated these into picture books and chapter books, with stories getting progressively longer/more difficult in each category. Enjoy! Continue reading