About a year ago, I was looking at book lists for ideas of read-alouds. As I was looking through lists for grades we’ve passed, it left me wondering what I would put on a must-read list. Since that time, I’ve done a lot of pondering. Here’s the first installment of my must-read lists–the preschool version–complete with 20 books by 11 authors divided into 0-2 and 3-5 age categories.
Have a fairy-loving kid on your hands? Since I have spent several months of near-constant scrambling, trying to find things my daughter would enjoy reading, I figured I’d log what I found in the hope that it helps someone else. I found five fairy-themed chapter book series and four series that involved enough magic to make up for the lack of fairies. These range from late-second to fourth grade reading level and include occasional pictures, since my visual kid loves illustrations. Several of them also feature a nice, big font, for those intimidated by small, crowded type. Continue reading